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Ruling on Make-up with Carmine extract

Question: I heard of some make-up containing a dye called “carmine”. Are we allowed to use make-up with this in it? We are not eating it, but applying to our faces. Answer: As-Salaamu ‘Alaykum wa …

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Lipstick and Eye Shadow Haraam?

The issue on whether make-up (lipsticks; rouge/blush and eye-shadows) are halaal or not has arisen around the women again. The quandary being the ingredients of the make-up and not whether it is lawful or not …

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The Empire of Mali

Mali is a landlocked country in West Africa. Mali is bordered by Algeria on the north, Niger on the east, Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire on the south, Guinea on the south-west, and Senegal and …

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French invasion in Mali – 2013

Known by many, the Mali Empire was at it’s height in power and glory in Islam during the 14th century under the great Islamic ruler, Mansa Musa. Once the economic “global power” and one of …

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