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1811: Removal of armpit hair by means of depilatory creams


Is it permissible for a man to use a depilatory cream to remove armpit hair and pubic hair?

Praise be to Allaah.

Yes, this is permitted for removing armpit hair and pubic hair, because the point is to remove the hair. Any means of achieving the desired result is permitted, although the best way, which will receive the most reward, is to shave the pubic hair and pluck the armpit hair, as is reported in the Sunnah.

Fataawaa al-Lajnah al-Daa'imah, 5/171
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