Can I Use Black Henna?


asalamo alykum waraxmatulahi wabarakato

can i use black henna


In the name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-raḥmatullāhi wa-barakātuh

According to Shari’ah, it is not permissible for men and women to apply pure black dye including black henna.[1] All other dyes besides black colour are permissible.

And Allah Ta‘ala knows best
Mufti Luqman Hansrot
Fatwa Dept.

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[1] و اما الخضاب بالسواد فمن فعل ذلك من الغزاة ليكون أهيب في عين العدو فهو محمود منه اتفق عليه المشائخ
(الفتاوي الهندية، ج 5، ص 359)

(فتاوي محموديه، ج 27، ص 510,511)