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Is it permissable to use perfumes especially made by non-muslims??
I want to know about sunnah of Hazrat Muhammad (pbuh)about using perfumes ?
Allah HAfez

Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful)


Dear Brother,

Perfumes can be used if the alcohol used is Alcohol Denat.
Since you are a muslim, try to use products made by muslims as it will be mostly halaal to use.

The sunnats of perfume as below.

-          On Fridays, one should use perfume if available B2-3-5

-          Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم did not return gifts of perfume B3-457-756, B7-531-813

-          Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم sweat nicer than perfume B4-492-761

-          Using best perfume available B7-531-812

-          Women should not perfume themselves when going to mosque M1-241-893, AD3-1162-4163

-          Woman filled her ring with musk - the most fragrant of scents M4-1219-5599

-          Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم used aloeswood or mixed camphor with it M4-1219-5601

-          One should apply scent to the mosque M4-1545-7149

-          The best perfume is musk AD2-897-3152

-          Perfume of men should have smell and no colour - that for women should be the opposite AD3-1131-4037

-          If you are given gift of perfume, do not return it. It is a thing of good fragrance and light to bear AD3-1161-4160

-          The prayer of woman who perfumes herself going to mosque is not accepted until she returns and takes bath of Janaba AD3-1162-4162

-          Angels do not come near to one perfumed with saffron AD3-1163-4168

-          Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم did not touch boy perfumed with saffron AD3-1163-4169


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