My friend( woman)has a problem.due to some hormone problem she has hair on upper lips and,chin .she removes it as she knows it is allowed in islam.
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my friend( woman)has a problem.due to some hormone problem she has hair on upper lips and,chin .she removes it as she knows it is allowed in islam.now the problem is she also have very thick eyebrows.a small face with very thickbrows make her face horrible.she doesn,t want to shape her eyebrows but wants to reduce the thickness of the lashes.she is desperate .wat is the fatwa?
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Sahih Al-Bukhari 7.815 Narrated by Abdullah
Allah has cursed those women who practice tattooing and those who get themselves tattooed, and those who remove their eye-brow hairs, and those who create a space between their teeth artificially to look beautiful, and such women as change the features created by Allah. Why then should I not curse those whom the Prophet (saws) has cursed?
In light of the above absolutely clear guidance of the Messenger of Allah (saws), it is the unanimous opinion of all the scholars and jurists in Islam that the removing of any eyebrow hair is strictly forbidden for the believing woman in Islam, absolutely regardless of whether one has a small or a large face, or one has thick or thin brows, etc. The believing woman may alter or change any hair on any part of her body as she wills and pleases, but it would be akin to submission, obedience and piety if she were to fear Allah Subhanah and leave her eye-brows absolutely untouched and unaltered.
If one trusts, obeys, and follows the guidance and commands of Allah and His Messenger (saws), one can be assured of never ever being misled; but if one believes, obeys and follows any other guidance, other than that of Allah and His Messenger (saws), one can be assured of being led astray.
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