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Removing upper lip hair?

Q. As a female,I tend to grow to hair along my jawline and my upper lip, I am not comfortable with this. Can I remove these hairs?

(Query published as received)

A. Yes, it is permissible and in fact preferable for you to remove these hairs. (Naf’ul Mufti Was Sa’il, Pg: 419)

And Allah Knows Best

Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed

Fatwa Department
Jamiatul Ulama (KZN)
Council of Muslim Theologians
223 Alpine Road, Overport, Durban
Tel : +27 (0) 31 2077099
Fax : +27(0) 31 2074163
Website : www.jamiat.org.za

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