Fatwa#: 38479
Asked Country: Barbados

Answered Date: Aug 06,2017

Title: Is it permissible to use shampoo which contains keratin?


Assalamu Alikum

Is it permissible to use shampoo which contains keratin? 

For example tresemme shampoo 

Jazakumullahu Khaira 


Keratin is one of a family of fibrous structural proteins. Keratin is the protein that protects epithelial cells from damage or stress. Keratin is extremely insoluble in water and organic solvents.1

It is permissible to use a shampoo containing keratin provided it is not sourced from Humans or Pigs.2

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Huzaifah Deedat

Student Darul Iftaa
Lusaka, Zambia 

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.




(195/4) تكملة فتح الملحم –مكتبه دار العلوم كراتشى 2

أما ما تزينت به المرأه لزوجها من تحمير الايدي أو الشفاء أو العارضين بما يلتبس بأصل الخلقه فانه ليس بداخل عند جمهور العلماء

الدر المختار وحاشية ابن عابدين (رد المحتار) (1/ 315)

(و) يطهر (زيت) تنجس (بجعله صابونا) به يفتى للبلوى

الدر المختار وحاشية ابن عابدين (رد المحتار)-دار الفكر (3/ 211)

لأنه جزء آدمي والانتفاع به لغير ضرورة حرام على الصحيح شرح الوهبانية

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