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Waterproof foundation and wudhu

Fatwaa ID: 344

Question:
السلام عليكم
Is whudu accepted if wearing makeup foundation labelled as waterproof foundation?

جزاك الله

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

For the validity of wudhu, water must reach the skin. It is obvious from the product you enquire about that water would not reach the skin. Accordingly, wudhu with impermeable waterproof foundation or any other impermeable makeup would not be valid. The makeup must be removed.

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

06/17/1444 AH – 01/10/2023 CE | AML1-6833

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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