Would it be permissible to use a lip product (makeup) with alcohol in it?

Fatwa ID: 03068

Answered by:  Maulana Selim Saldiran​

Question:

Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah

I was just wondering would it be permissible to use a lip product (makeup) with alcohol in it?

 

Answer:

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.[1]

 

Only Allah knows best

Written by Maulana Selim Saldiran

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 


[1]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.

 

 

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