Mu' meneen Brothers and Sisters,. As Salaam Aleikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. May Allah's Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon all of you. What is the ruling in Islam about the hair on body? Which body hair should be shaved off?
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Like many other young women, the first thing I learned about my body as a 13 year old was how to conform it to society's standards. And in addition to being obedient and having a knack for cooking and housework, society expected me to have a hairless, thin body. Because I grew up in Turkey, where women are still devoted to ancient waxing practices, the rite of passage didn't come by way of a candy-hued, friendly Venus razor. It came through a one-inch thick disk of clear, amber-coloured hard wax, warm and sticky -- a far more vengeful goddess than its Western counterpart, as I was later to find out.
The body hair revolution is not global.
Allaah has prescribed for His Prophet peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him and his ummah the Sunan al-Fitrah practices that are in accordance with the natural inclinations of man. The Prophet peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him set a time limit with regard to some of these sunnahs, stating that they should not be left for more than forty days, as narrated in the hadeeth of Anas may Allaah be pleased with him who said: A time limit was set for us with regard to cutting the moustache, clipping the nails, plucking the armpit hairs and shaving the pubes — we were not to leave these for more than forty days. No man should be with another man under one cover and no woman should be with another woman under one cover. There is no dispute among the scholars on this point. In the case of mahrams, it is permissible for them to look at one another from above the navel and below the knee. All that we have said about looking being forbidden applies when there is no need to do so, and what we have said about it being permissible among mahrams applies when there is no desire involved. With regard to using wax instead of plucking, this is permissible, The Standing Committee was asked: is it permissible for a man to use wax to remove hair such as armpit and pubic hair? Password should contain small, capital letter and at least 8 characters long. Log in Create an account.
Pubic hair grooming, including the complete removal of pubic hair, has become an increasingly common practice, particularly among young women. Although widespread, there is limited data regarding the methods, products, reasons, and complications of pubic hair removal, particularly among Saudi women. The objective was to examine pubic hair removal practices and the prevalence of its complications among Saudi women living in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Between December and September , Saudi women completed the survey. The age was About three quarters Many women Three-quarters of women