Fatwa ID: 03068
Answered by: Maulana Selim Saldiran
Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah
I was just wondering would it be permissible to use a lip product (makeup) with alcohol in it?
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
Assalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuh
Alcohol which is obtained from other then dates or grapes is not considered impure (najis) in the Hanafi school, therefore it is permissible to use it.
Only Allah knows best
Written by Maulana Selim Saldiran
Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah
Darul Ifta Birmingham
See: ‘Ala al-Din al-Kasani, Bada’i al-Sana’i. Beirut, Dar al-Kutub al-‘Ilmiyya, 1986, v. 5, p. 112 and Mufti Taqi al-Uthmani, Buhuth fi Qadaya Fiqhiyya Mu’asira, Damascus, Dar al-Qalam, 2003, v. 1, p. 342.