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Removing unwanted hair while fasting

Is it permissible to remove unwanted hair/clip nails whilst fasting? Will it make the fast makrooh or break the fast?

Removing unwanted hair or clipping the nails do not cause the fast to become Makrooh nor does it invalidate the fast.

And Allah Knows Best

Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed

Fatwa Department
Jamiatul Ulama (KZN)
Council of Muslim Theologians

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