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Applying lip-ice whilst fasting

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Question:
 

Please can you advise me as to whether you can apply lip balm to dry cracked lips in ramadaan?

Answer:
 

The fast will not become invalid by using lip balm or Lip-ice. However, it is best that one abstains from using Lip-ice or lip balm whilst fasting if there is no real need.

And Allah Knows Best
 

Suhail Tarmahomed (Mufti)

Jamiatul Ulama (KZN) Fatwa Department

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