The hairs which grow below the bottom lip

Reference: I’laam al-Mu’aasireen bi-Fataawa Ibn ‘Uthaymeen – Page 217

Question: With regard to the hairs [which grow] below the bottom lip, are they regarded as part of the beard?

Response: These hairs are called “al-‘anfuqah” and are not regarded as part of the beard, [however] it is preferrable to leave them as they are unless they harm the person.

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.