Is dyeing hair forbidden in Islam?
Is dyeing hair haram?
Learn about the answer to the question: Is dyeing hair forbidden? All scholars and sheikhs have permitted dyeing hair, but this permissibility is governed by several conditions, the most important of which is that the substance used in dyeing does not prevent water from reaching the hair, and the dye must not be black.
The scholars answered this question that it is permissible to dye gray hairs, as it is possible to dye gray hairs with red, yellow, brown and the like from other colors, but it is not necessary to dye hair dark black, as the Prophet, peace be upon him, said: “Change gray hair and avoid black.”
It is also permissible for a woman or a man to dye her hair using henna, and the color can be mixed between black and red. It is also permissible for an engaged or single girl to dye her hair for the purpose of adornment and good appearance, or for those who suffer from white hair.
Ruling on dyeing hair for men in Islam
There are many hadiths that indicate the permissibility of dyeing gray hair, whether for men or women. Learn about them through the following points:
⦁The Messenger, may God’s prayers and peace be upon him, said: The Jews and Christians do not dye, so they differed from them, and therefore this indicates the permissibility of the morning prayer and its desirability as well.
⦁ Anas bin Malik, may God be pleased with him, also refused and said: The Prophet, may God bless him and grant him peace, came and there were no more combs among his companions except Abu Bakr, so he wrapped it with henna and katam.
Is it forbidden to dye hair in different colors?
⦁First, is dyeing the hair forbidden ؟ no
permissible, but should this not be a reason for deceiving the discourse, deceiving them, and falsifying the truth
⦁ Secondly, a woman or a man can dye gray hair with red, yellow or dark brown, and black color can be mixed with red or yellow.
⦁Thirdly, it is permissible for a Muslim to dye the hair if the substance used for dyeing only changes the color and allows water to reach the hair.
⦁ Fourth, it is permissible for the woman to dye the eyebrows like hair, or to bleach them, as they can be dyed the same color as the skin.
Thus, we have come to know the answer to whether dyeing hair is forbidden, as we have learned about many hadiths of the Prophet that confirm that dyeing gray hairs is permissible, but it is necessary to use materials that do not prevent water from reaching the hair.