Are women allowed to wear make up?

Are women allowed to wear make up? In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Beautifying or adorning oneself is natural for both men and women, naturally, everybody likes to keep themselves nea...

Issues with Sister-in-law

Assalmulkum, Please help me i am in distress, I am going to my brother-in-laws house to stay, but my sister-in-law (His wife) likes to show off and impress my Husband and winds him up about so many things. Please give me...

Niqab

What is the ruling of niqab? In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer The awrah (nakedness) of a woman in front of a non-mahram (those with whom marriage is lawful) consists of the whole body ...

Mother In Law

A mother in law lives both with her son and daughter in law, in the son’s house. She has been living with them for a few years since she has been living abroad for most of her life. However, she is not very happy because...

Behaviour with ghair mahram relatives

Can I ask about the ruling in regard to how women should behave around ghair mahram relatives? In the name of Allah, the most beneficent, the most merciful   Answer Allah states in the Quran: “Stay in your homes and do n...

Can women cut their hair?

  Can women cut their hair?    In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.     Answer     Keeping long hair for women is a sign of beauty. The angels in the sky praise wome...

Women driving

Are women allowed to drive in normal circumstances (i.e. where there is no necessity)? In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful Answer Allah (SWT) says in the Holy Quran: “And stay in your houses, and...

Mehndi on the face

Can women put mehindi on their faces? And also what’s the ruling on face painting, tattoos etc. Please reply with reference. Jazakallah . In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Mehndi is a t...

Observing Hijaab from Step Daughter

I have an 11 year old step daughter who is baligh. Can I treat her as my own daughter? In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful Answer Unfortunately the question is vague and unclear. However my under...

Covering the Head

Why is it important for women to cover their heads and body and what is its reward? In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Allah (SWT) states in the Holy Qur’an: “And tell the be...