Using oil-based & liquid-based perfumes whilst fasting

Reference: Fatawaa Ramadhaan – Volume 2, Page 499, Fatwa No.451

Question: Is it permissible to use perfume such as oil-based ‘ood [عود] and colognes and incense during the day in Ramadhaan?

Response: Yes, it is permissible to use them on the condition that one does not inhale the incense.

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.