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As Salaam wa laikum
Are tattoos in Islam haram or mukru and why

A:

Assalamu Alaykum

Thank you for your Question,

Kindly see answers of Ayatullah Sistani (D) in the following link on Tattoos:

https://www.sistani.org/english/qa/01336/

Question: Is it permissible to get a tattoo?

Answer: There is no problem in it per se.

2Question: What is the Islamic law about tattoos? Do they affect the wudhu and ghusl?

Answer: Tattoos are permissible and they do not affect wudhu irrespective of whether they are permanent or temporary.

3Question: Is it permissible for a woman to get her eyebrows tattooed?

Answer: Since the tattoos are done under the skin, there is no problem. However, if they are considered zinah (adornment) in common view, she must cover them from non-mahram men.
Regards,
N.S.Jaffery