Can I Use Substances to Help Grow My Eyelashes and Eyebrows?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu Alaykum I have observed my sisters and friends using some organic substance to thicken the eyebrows and eyelashes and help them grow. Is this permissible? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam Thank you for your question. It is permissible to use Kohl (Antimony) as it benefits the eyesight and promotes […]

Kohl and Perfume While Fasting, and Women Wearing Perfume.

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it permissible for a woman to wear kohl while fasting? Can body spray (not perfume or containing alcohol) or Ithar be worn if one smells of odors after a work-out while out in public (such as at school)? Is it permissible during Ramadan and after the Holy month? […]

Is Using Kohl/Antimony From the Sunna?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: (1) Is it from the sunna for guys to use kohl/antimony (in urdu “kajul”)? Is it true it makes the eyes clean or something? (2) I understand there are two types of sunnah, one sunnah  is that which is strongly emphasized to be practiced and one that is […]

Modesty: Kohl, Jilbabs, and Allah

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it permissible for women to apply kohl/antimony to the eyes, as it is from the Sunnah and is beneficial, even when they go out in public quite often? Answer: Walaikum assalam, If they can do this in a way that would not create undue attention, and not lead […]