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Answered by Sidi Abu Yahya

 I have heard that in the Shafii madhab it is makrooh for unmarried women to wear henna on their hands. Is this so?

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In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Yes, it is offensive (makrooh) for an unmarried woman to wear henna on her hands or feet. As for a married woman, it is recommended for her to do so if her husband likes it.

Abu Yahya