Fatwa: # 26322
Category: Fasting
Country: United States
Date: 3rd September 2013


Can one apply oils/creams while fasting?


Can I apply oils and other cream/gels wihich will make my skin and hairs look healthy/shiny  and young while fasting?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykumwa-rahmatullāhiwa-barakātuh.

It is permissible for one to apply oil, cream, etc to one’s skin and hair while fasting.[1]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best                                       

Mufti Ismail Desai,
Darul Iftaa
Durban, South Africa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

او ادهن أو اكتحل أو احتجم و ان وجد طعمه في حلقه أي طعم الكحل أو الدهن كما في السراج (رد المحتار، ج 2، ص395  ، أيج ايم سعيد)

و المفطر انما هو الداخل من المنافذ للاتفاق علي من اغتسل في ماء فوجد برده في باطنه انه لا يفطر (رد المحتار، ج 2، ص 396)

فتاوي محموديه، ج 15، ص 165

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