If he cuts his hair during the first ten days of Dhu’l-Hijjah, he has done something wrong but his sacrifice is still valid

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If a person cuts his hair after the month of Dhu’l-Hijjah has begun, and he intends to offer a sacrifice, is his sacrifice valid and will it be accepted?.
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Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen said: 

Yes, his sacrifice will be accepted but he will be a sinner. With regard to a widespread belief among the common people that if a man removes anything from his hair, nails or skin during the first ten days of Dhu’l-Hijjah, his sacrifice is not valid, this is not correct, because there is no connection between the validity of his sacrifice and his removing anything from these three things. 

Al-Sharh al-Mumti’, 7/533 

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