Cutting hair and trimming nails whilst fasting

Reference: Fataawa Ramadhaan – Volume 2, Page 544, Fatwa No.526
Fataawa al-Lajnah ad-Daa.imah lil-Buhooth al-‘Ilmiyyah wal-Iftaa. – Fatwa No.9517

Question: Does cutting the hair and trimming the nails during the day in Ramadhaan break the fast?

Response: Cutting the hair and trimming the nails and plucking the hair from the armpits and trimming the pubic hairs, all do not break the fast.

And with Allaah lies all the success, and may Allaah send prayers and salutations upon our Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and his family and his companions.

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. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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