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Eating lipstick with food

Fatwaa ID: 838

Question:
If one is wearing lipstick and when she eats the lipstick is gone which might mean “she ate it” is that ok?

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

The above is not okay. Caution must be exercised. There may be ingredients in the lipstick that are pure in themselves and thus permissible for external usage but impermissible for consumption. Istighfaar should be made in such a case.

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

08/22/1444 AH – 03/14/2023 CE | AML1-7304

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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