Temporary Lip Fillers

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked if having one’s lips filled for beautification is permissible in Islam. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Are lip fillers permissible in Islam given that they are non surgical and of temporary nature, lasting up to approximately six months? It has become very common now and something that […]

The Pros and Cons of Breast Implants

Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan addresses a sister’s concerns about rulings on breast implants. I pray that you and your family are very well. May Allah reward you all and keep you firm on the path of serving, striving, and emulating the Beloved, blessings and peace be upon him. I recently read this SeekersHub reply on breast […]

Are Breast Implants Permissible?

Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan answers a question on the permissibility of breast enhancement as a way to remedy what some societies might consider a defect. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. My friend has been depressed and self-conscious for a long time due to having very small, almost non existent breasts. She’s completely flat […]

Is Cosmetic Surgery Permitted in the Shafi’i School?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I am a lady who ,after lot of effort lost weight. The thing is I now have sagging skin on my face and wrinkles on my cheeks. Someone ,while talking to my husband ,was referring to me as his mother!! I really felt sorry for him and […]

The Rulings on Laser Eye Surgery and Corrective Nose Surgery

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: Hope you are well and in good health. I have a couple of questions. Is it haram to have laser eye surgery? When i was young i broke my nose and had a small operation. I sometimes have difficulty breathing through my nose but its nothing major as […]

Breast Reduction Surgery Due to Back Problems

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: Is it permissible for a woman to get a breast reduction surgery? If she’s having back problems due to the large size of her breast and her small body frame? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and states. Contemporary […]

What Is the Islamic Ruling on Water Liposuction?

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari Question: What is the Islamic ruling on water liposuction?   Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, As explained in previous answers that although Islam allows, and even encourages to some extent, non-surgical means of beautification, it prohibits having one’s body altered through surgical means […]

Is Cosmetic Surgery Allowed?

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question: Is cosmetic surgery allowed? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Mutilation of one’s body has been clearly prohibited in Islam. Allah Almighty mentions in Surah al-Nisa the words of Shaytan, when he said: “I will mislead them and I will order them to slit […]