Fatwa: # 14832
Category: Menstruation
Country: Canada
Date: 19th January 2007


Is a woman allowed to put highlights in her hair in a shade



Is a woman allowed to put highlights in her hair in a shade a little lighter than her natural color to get a natural looking contrast? The woman wears full veil, and wants to put blond highlight (streaks) in her hair. She used to have blond highlights naturally before, but hair got a little darker with age. Now can she add these highlights (using a product with pure ingredients) to beautify herself for her husband? Jazakallah khayr.




In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

It is permissible for a woman to put highlights on her hair and beautify herself for her husband.

The highlights should not resembles fashion in vogue or the way adopted by immoral women.

And Allah knows best


Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa

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