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Is laser hair removal haram in Islam?

Good hygiene and a quality lifestyle improve the personality of any human. Daily or monthly hygienic measures are very important to do including hair removal from any part of the body. Every person opts for different types of procedures to remove unwanted hair such as hair-removing creams, tweezing, waxing, shaving, or threading. In all of the earlier-mentioned procedures, the hair grows back within a couple of days. Laser hair removal is halal to get 

as it is not the alteration of one’s body. 

Quick Facts: 

  • Results: Effective 
  • Halal: yes
  • Type of procedure: non-invasive 
  • Cost: depends upon the type of procedure 
  • Side effects: no

Points to acknowledge: 

  • Permanent hair removal: 

Every scholar has different perceptions of laser hair removal topics. Some of the scholars considered that the permanent removal of hair from any part of the body is forbidden in Islam as it changes the creation of Allah Almighty but on the other hand, some of the other scholars consider laser hair removal okay in case of any medical conditions. 

  • Temporary hair removal: 

The daily or weekly hair trimming or shaving is allowed in case of hygienic measures. In this case, the body isn’t altered permanently.

Important things to consider:

  • Before getting into anything you have to consider some of the important points and consult qualified Islamic scholars. In this case, he gives proper information and suggestions about the actual topic. Their opinions can provide you guidance if you want to reach out to results.
  • Laser hair removal requires many sessions but not a single session. At least 5 to 6 sessions are important to get rid of unwanted hair with a gap of 3 weeks each.

 Is laser hair removal allowed? 

The laser hair removal depends upon the area or country rules allowed to be considered. Physicians who are professional in their work and have specific degrees available are allowed to treat candidates for laser hair removal procedures. 

What does the Holy Book “Quran”  say about Hair Removal? 

Any topic or points are not mentioned in the Holy Book related to Hair Removal but old Hadiths teach us way more things regarding this topic. Our beloved Prophet PBUH considered the cleanliness of a human very basic manner to follow. It is Sunnah to follow his rules. Removing hair for hygienic purposes is followed by every average Muslim. Hair removal from armpits and other areas is important but on the other hand, pubic hair removal is a personal choice. Islam is a religion that teaches us the way of living. 

Who should not get laser hair removal?

Laser hair removal is a very safe treatment. A person should take preventive measures before considering this procedure. Some of the advice are described below: 

  • Pregnant ladies: 

Women who are expected should avoid getting laser hair removal on the stomach or pelvic region.

  • Skin allergies:

Candidates who are suffering from any type of skin infection or allergies should abstain from getting into laser sessions.

  • Tanned body: 

Laser hair removal is less effective on people who have a tanned body due to more exposure to sunlight.

  • Different medication: 

Many types of harsh medications including aspirin ibuprofen or other antibiotics can result in many side effects to the candidate after the laser session so this treatment should be avoided.

  • Early skin problems: 

If a person has a history of any type of skin problems then he should not get into the treatment of laser hair removal.


In the case of a lady who wants to get rid of unwanted hair then she should get this treatment done by a lady dermatologist who is professional in her work.

Cost of Laser Hair Removal in Riyadh: 

The cost of any type of Laser hair removal varies from 300 SAR to 3000 SAR and the cost depends upon many factors, some of which are described as under: 

Factors impacting the cost: 

  • Number of sessions 
  • Type of procedure 
  • Fee of the specialist 
  • Location of the clinic 
  • The kind of technology used
  • Amount of essentials used 

Choose our Laser Hair Removal from Aesthetic Clinic Riyadh: 

Yes, laser hair removal is considered halal in Islam. It is a painless procedure that helps in the reduction of excessive hair. Our Aesthetic Clinic Riyadh offers many types of procedures such as Alexandrite laser, diode laser, Intense pulsed light (IPL), etc. The qualified surgeons working with us assure you to get the preferred results. Visit our clinic to get hair removal procedures and ease yourself from the hassle of shaving and waxing too often.

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