Is it Permissible To Use Permanent Hair Removal Systems?

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Question: Is it permissible in Islam to use permanent hair removal systems ( e.g. laser ) ? Can men use hair removal creams rather than shave?

Answer: assalamu `alaykum

Yes, it is permissible to use permanent hair removal systems. It is also permissible for men to remove unwanted hair through the usage of creams. For more on this, please see:

Is Laser Hair Removal Allowed?

Removing Chest & Pubic Hair


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