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Is It Permissible To Use Products That Contain Stearic Acid?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Would it be haram to use products that contain stearic acid (and its derivatives such as sodium stearate, magnesium stearate, etc) that is derived from pork? Would it be permissible to use soap, shampoo, deodorant, etc in which the manufacturer may have used pork in manufacturing? Answer: wa `alaykum […]

Are Care Products Containing Vodka Permissible?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Are products containing “lime extracted in vodka” and “rosemary, an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic, steeped in vodka” halal or haram? Answer: wa `alaykum assalam This would be permissible to use on the body. However, it would be better to avoid and find alternatives that do not contain such ingredients. The […]

Can We Use Deodorants, Creams, and Perfumes That Contain Alcohol?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Are we permitted to use deodorants, creams, perfumes, and other cosmetics containing alcohol? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful, and all blessings and peace upon our master Muhammad, his Folk, Companions and those who follow their noble way, Assalamu alaikum, Yes it is permitted to […]

Is It Permissible to Use Cosmetics and Body Care Products That Contain Animal Ingredients?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: 1. Is it permissible to use body care products and toiletries such as shampoos, conditioners, shower gels, body creams, which contain animal (non zabiha/haram) products/ingredients (which might include pig)? 2. Would it be ok to use make-up products for women which were from these things (non-zabiha/haram) animal and or […]

A Guide for Consuming Various Meats, Foods, Alcohol, Animal By-Product Ingredients, and Cosmetics

Answered by Shaykh Ilyas Patel Questions: 1. Is it permissible to eat foods with ingredients that come from animals that are not butchered in a halal manner (i.e. Kosher gelatin, mono and diglycerides, whey, etc.)? 2. Is it permissible to use products like soap, face wash, lotions, etc., which also contain animal by-products from an […]