Does a Woman Need To Repeat Her Wudu if She Waxes Her Body or Tweezes Her Hair From the Root?

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Fatwa ID: 05414


Answered by: Maulana Syed Johir Miah




If a person waxes her body or tweezes hair from the root. Does she have to repeat her wudu i.e. does her wudu break?



In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful




والمعاني الناقضة للوضوء: كل ما خرج من السبيلين والدم والقيح والصديدإذا خرج من البدن فتجاوز إلى موضع يلحقه حكم التطهير والقيئ إذا كان ملء الفموالنوم مضطجعًا أو متكأً أو مستندًا إلى شيءٍ لو أزيل عنه لسقط والغلبة على العقل بالإغماء والجنون والقهقهة في كل صلاة ذات ركوع وسجود


The things that invalidate ablution are:


Everything that comes out of the two passages ( the front and the back passages), blood, pus, and pus if it comes out of the body, then passes to a place that is attached to the rule of purification.


And vomiting breaks wudu if it is a mouthful and sleeping lying down or reclining or relying on something, if removed from it, he would fall and fainting to prevail upon the mind by, and insanity and laughing in every Salah of Ruku (kneeling) and Sajdah (prostrating). [1]


In the aforementioned case, if a person waxes her body or tweezes hair, it does not break wudu.


كل ما خرج من السبيلين والدم والقيح والصديد إذا خرج من البدن فتجاوز إلى موضع يلحقه حكم التطهير


However, if blood comes out and then moves from its place after waxing or tweezing, then it will invalidate wudu.[2]



Only Allah knows best

Written by Maulana Syed Johir Miah

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham




[1] Hidaya, 18/1, Al-Margheenanee, Dar Ihyath Turath, Beirut, Lebanon.

Bidayatul Mubtadee, 3/1, Al-Margheenanee, Maktabah Wa Matba’ah, Cairo, Egypt.

Quduree, 11,12/1, Darul Kutub Al-Ilmiyyah, 1418 H.

Al-Lubaab Fee Sharhil Kitab, 13/1, Al-Maktabatul Ilmiyyah, Beirut, Lebanon.

Tuhfatul Mulook, Ar-Razee, 30/1, Darul Bashaair Al-Islamiyyah, Beirut, Lebanon, 1417 H.


[2] Mukhtasarul Quduri, Quduri, 11/1, Darul Kutub Al-Ilmiyyah, 1418 H.



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