Are false eyelashes haram?

A handful of scholars argue that if the hair is synthetic (or of animal origin, other than pig hair), it is still allowed. However, most scholars still insist that regardless of the type of materials used to create false hair, it is still inadmissible.


extensions are prohibited because they give a false impression. In Islam, they are subject to the rule of deception and deception.

In the name of Allah, the most gracious, the most merciful. This response was compiled from DaruliftaBirmingham, co, United Kingdom, which is under the supervision of mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah from the United Kingdom. Wearing the hair of another human being or joining human hair with one's own hair is clearly prohibited in Islam, and is cursed by the Messenger of Allah (God bless him 26 percent, give him peace) in the famous hadith recorded by Bukhari and others. However, according to many classical scholars (including hanafis), it is allowed to wear animal hair (other than pig hair) or synthetic hair, even if the hair was completely tight to one's own hair.

For more information about this, see the answer published earlier on this website entitled “Wigs and Fake Hair”. The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) cursed the woman who gave him false hair and the woman who asked for it. False eyelashes are included in the same heading, because real eyelashes extend with false eyelashes. False eyelashes should not be used with the intention of attracting the attention of men who are not Mahram or with the intention of deceiving others.

If false eyelashes are used to deceive others, such as deceiving a potential fiancé, then this is undoubtedly illegal. I Googled this and different websites say that false eyelashes are haram and some say that you can only use halal eyelashes. Some medical experts say that false eyelashes are medically harmful and cause chronic skin and eye allergies and eyelid infections. You can pray with false eyelashes, however, you must do the wudhu before applying your false eyelashes to make them valid, and then remove them if you have to redo your wudhu.

Sometimes false eyelashes can complete a makeup look, but my mother discovered that eyelashes are prohibited in Islam. If you break your wudu and it's time to pray, you should remove your eyelashes and do the wudu. I understand what you're trying to say, but I think eyelashes are part of what makeup artists do and I want to do everything makeup artists do. He used terminology such as deception and false impression when trying to connect hair with false hair.

Her makeup artist (hijabi and also modestly dressed) didn't even ask me if I wanted false eyelashes, she just put them on. In the absence of the two above-mentioned intentions, women will be allowed to wear false eyelashes as long as human hair is not involved.

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