Dyeing the Beard Black


Question :
What is the ruling concerning dyeing the beard black, 4_ and regarding the one who does it?

Answer :
It is not allowed to dye your hair black - regardless whether it is your beard or the hair on your head. Certain sayings of the Messenger of Allah (صلى الله عليه وسلم) indicate that dyeing one's hair to red, yellow, or with a mixture of henna and Katam. He (صلى الله عليه وسلم) clearly said,
Change this whiteness in the hair, but stay away from black.
"Change this whiteness in the hair, but stay away from black."
Muslim no. 2102, Abu Dawud no. 4204 Ibn Majah no. 3624. An-Nasai' no. 2103.
Recorded by Muslim in his Sahih, and Abu Dawud, An-Nasa'i, and Ibn Majah - in a Hadith related by Jabir bin `Abdullah, may Allah be pleased with him.
In another Hadith that is related by Abu Hurairah, may Allah be pleased with him, the Messenger of Allah (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said,
Indeed, neither the Jews nor the Christians dye their hair, so differ from them.
"Indeed, neither the Jews nor the Christians dye their hair, so differ from them."
Muslim no. 2103.
And Allah is the Granter of success.
Ibn Baz



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