Accidentally Touching Perfume in Ihram (Shafi‘i)

Ustadh Farid Dingle clarifies the rulings on accidentally touching perfume in ihram. While in ihram, I accidentally used wet wipes to clean my daughter’s hand. She was having candy and her hands were all sticky. What am I supposed to do? Sadaqa or dam? In the Shafi‘i school, accidentally touching or stepping on perfume or […]

Men, Women and Perfume

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked why it is men may wear perfume when women, it seems, may not. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Why can’t women wear perfume when men can? Back then at the time of the Prophet Muhammad, blessings and peace be upon him, this was done by men and […]

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? […]