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Is It Permissible for Women to Grow Their Nails?

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Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam

Question: Assalam alaykum

Is it permissible for women to grow their nails due to trends nowadays?

If her husband finds long nails attractive, can she grow them out for him?

Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah,

Yes, it is permissible for a lady to grow her nails out for her husband as this would be from an acceptable form of beautification for her spouse.

However, she should be careful to maintain their cleanliness, and to cut them now and again in order to fulfil the sunna of regular trimming. It would also be best to avoid allowing them to get unreasonably long.

Please also see: Disposing of Hair and Nails and: Is It Permissible for a Woman to Grow Long Nails and Shape Them? and: The Sunnah of Clipping Nails

And Allah Most High knows best.

[Ustadh] Tabraze Azam

Checked and Approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Ustadh Tabraze Azam holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Leicester, where he also served as the President of the Islamic Society. He memorised the entire Qur’an in his hometown of Ipswich at the tender age of sixteen, and has since studied the Islamic Sciences in traditional settings in the UK, Jordan and Turkey. He is currently pursuing advanced studies in Jordan, where he is presently based with his family.

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