Applying perfume on the hands, face, body & clothes

Reference: Fataawa Ramadhaan – Volume 2, Page 500, Fatwa No. 455
Fataawa al-Lajnah ad-Daa.imah lil-Buhooth al-‘llmiyyah – Kitaab ad-Da’wah, Fatwa No.9517

Question: Does using liquid-based perfume from the bottle break the fast if one applies it on his hands, face, body and clothes?

Response: Using perfume in this described manner does not break the fast.

And with Allaah lies all the success, and may Allaah send prayers and salutations upon our Prophet Muhammad (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and his family and his companions.

Abu 'Abdullaah

About Abu 'Abdullaah

- from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004.