Fatwa: # 44810
Category: Jurisprudence and Rulings...
Date: 22nd April 2020


Is it permissible for a woman to dye the eyebrows with henna?


is it permissible for a woman to dye the eyebrows with henna or other temporary dyes to make them appear more full or darker?


In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful 
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh

It is permissible for a woman to dye the eyebrows any color besides black on condition that the ingredients used in the dye are Halāl.[1]

And Allah Ta’ala Knows Best.

Akhyar Uddin 

Student, Darul Iftaa 

Buffalo, New York, USA 

Checked and Approved by

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.





البحر الرائق شرح كنز الدقائق (22/ 88) [1]

ولا بأس بخضاب الرأس واللحية بالحناء والوشمة للرجال والنساء لأن ذلك سبب لزيادة الرغبة والمحبة بين الزوجين


تكملة حاشية رد المحتار (1/ 347)

ومذهبنا استحباب خضاب الشيب للرجل والمرأة بصفرة أو حمرة، وتحريم خضابه بالسواد على الاصح لقول عليه الصلاة والسلام: غيروا هذا الشيب واجتنبوا السواد


غمز عيون البصائر في شرح الأشباه والنظائر (6/ 338)

كَذَا فِي مَجْمَعِ الْفَتَاوَى فِي الْوَجِيزِ وَلَا بَأْسَ بِخِضَابِ الرَّأْسِ وَاللِّحْيَةِ بِالْحِنَّاءِ ، وَالْوَسْمَةُ لِلرِّجَالِ وَالنِّسَاءِ


منحة السلوك في شرح تحفة الملوك (ص: 405)

قوله: (ولا بأس بخضاب الرأس واللحية بالحناء والوسمة للرجال والنساء) لقوله عليه السلام: "إن احسن ما غيرتم به الشبب: الحنا والكتم" رواه ابن ماجة

سنن النسائي (8/ 138)

أَخْبَرَنَا عَبْدُ الرَّحْمَنِ بْنُ عُبَيْدِ اللَّهِ الْحَلَبِيُّ، عَنْ عُبَيْدِ اللَّهِ وَهُوَ ابْنُ عَمْرٍو، عَنْ عَبْدِ الْكَرِيمِ، عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ جُبَيْرٍ، عَنْ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ، رَفَعَهُ أَنَّهُ قَالَ: «قَوْمٌ يَخْضِبُونَ بِهَذَا السَّوَادِ آخِرَ الزَّمَانِ كَحَوَاصِلِ الْحَمَامِ، لَا يَرِيحُونَ رَائِحَةَ الْجَنَّةِ



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