Is it permissible in my circumstances to use black hair dye?


I started developing white hairs at young age of 13/14. I didn’t use hair dye until the time of my marriage at the age of 26 with the intention of looking young for my wife. Since then I am using black hair dye once in one and half months just with sole intention of looking young for my wife who is 26 now and I am 28 now.

My question is that is it permissible in this circumstances to use black hair dye. As I have read that black hair dye is not permissible. I also want to mention that at the time of my initial use I have asked ulema about permissiblity of dying hair and I have got positive reply but I didn’t ask about black hair dye use nor did they tell me. I am looking forward for your kind guidance.
Regards and respects


بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

It is permissible to dye one’s hair with colours other than black. Dying hair with black colour is not permissible. [i]

And Allah Ta’ala knows best

Mufti Faizal Riza

Darul Ifta Australia

[i] However, it should be noted that it is prohibited to imitate the sinful and irreligious people.


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