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Is it permissible for females to remove the hair on their legs?

Question:

 

Could you please clarify the Islamic ruling with regards to woman shaving or waxing their legs?

 

Answer:

 

It is permissible for a woman to remove the hair from her legs by shaving or waxing etc. (Raddul Muhtaar, Pg: 373, Vol: 6, al-Maktabah at-Tijariyyah)

 

And Allah Knows Best

 

Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed

 

Checked and Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai

Jamiatul Ulama (KZN) Fatwa Department

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