Appearance And Attire

Babies wearing black beaded bracelets

Question:- Are we allowed to tie black bead bracelets onto the baby's’ wrist to prevent the child from the evil eye or is it just a myth? If it is a myth, can the beads be worn after reciting Ruqya and blowing on the beads? Answer:- The eye is a reality as mentioned...

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Wearing a Turban

Question: Is it Mustahab or Sunnah to wear a turban, and what are the rewards of donning a turban? Answer: Fataawa Mahmoodiyyah states that it is Sunnah to wear a turban. However, by persisting upon a Mustahab act (such as regarding it as necessary to always wear an...

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Ear piercing

Question: I would like to inquire about the Islamic ruling on ear piercing for ladies. Are they allowed to have more than one ear piercing on one ear? Answer: Women are permitted to pierce the ears more than once for adornment. However, this should not be carried out...

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Shaving or trimming the hair for an adult

Question:- Does an adult male have to shave his hair completely or use a machine? Answer:- It is equally the same to shave one’s hair or trim it using a machine. Both are permissible without any abhorrence. [Re: Kitaab-un-Nawaazil Vol:15 Pg:504, Fataawa Darul Uloom...

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Using carbon charcoal

Question:- I would like to know if there is any ruling on using carbon (charcoal) to clean out the body, like our teeth or facial products with carbon charcoal in it? Answer:- Carbon charcoal is produced by heating charcoal to an extremely high temperature in an...

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Wearing nose rings

QUESTION: Is it permissible to wear nose rings? Is there  proof of any Sahabiyyah wearing one? ANSWER: It is permissible to wear nose rings. We haven’t come across any narration regarding Sahaabiyyaat wearing nose rings. However, if wearing a nose ring is the way of...

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Wearing a four-leaf clover bracelet

QUESTION: Are we permitted to wear the four-leaf clover bracelets/ jewellery? ANSWER: It is not permissible to wear the four-leaf clover bracelet. The leaves have been used by Christians to represent hope, faith, love, and luck. Others say that four-leaf clovers...

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