Using hair removing creams and razors


  1. Can men remove unwanted hair using hair remover other than a blade, cutting machine or razors?
  2. Similarly can women remove hair using blade or safety razors?



  1. Yes
  2. Yes, however it is preferable for women to use hair removing creams.

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

فتاوى محمودية 27/472 , أحسن الفتاوى 8/77-78

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)