Islam/Use Of Perfum
Is it permissable to use perfumes especially made by non-muslims??
I want to know about sunnah of Hazrat Muhammad (pbuh)about using perfumes ?
Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful)
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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