Removing the hair from the neck when going for a haircut

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Q: A person has some thin hair on his neck. At the time of a haircut, the barber straightens the hairline and removes this hair which is beneath the hairline. Is this permissible?


A: It is permissible to remove the hair that is on the neck.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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