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Are wigs allowed in Islam?


Are wigs allowed in Islam?


A question in regards to wearing a wig has been posted on the following website:

Women’s Issues

Question: If a woman puts on a wig that covers her real hair for the purpose of beauty as well as hijãb, is she allowed to expose her face now that it looks different?
Answer: She is permitted to use the wig, yet it is a beauty item that must be concealed from non-mahram men.

For more details, refer to the following link:  Wig instead of Veil

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