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Colored abayahs, forehead and eyebrows in niqaab

Fatwaa ID: 1607

Question:
السلام عليكم و رحمة اللّٰه و بركاته

  1. What is the fatwa about wearing coloured abhayas in non muslim countries.
    (I live in Japan)
  2. What is the ruling of covering forehead and eyebrows.

I usually wear naqab with cap. And not the layered naqab so my half forehead is covered. But eyebrows side is not covered.

Could you tell me the fatwa about it.

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

  1. It is permissible to wear colored abayahs provided that they are not loud such that they attract unnecessary attention.
  2. The demand of the niqaab is to cover the entire face. However, due to the difficulty in covering the eyes, the eyes have been excused. There is no difficulty in covering the eyebrows and the forehead. Hence, they are not excluded and therefore should be covered. May Allaah Ta’aala reward you abundantly.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

01/22/1445 AH – 08/09/2023 CE | AML3-3572

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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