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Subject : Ruling on Wearing a Wig instead of an Islamic Head Cover

Fatwa Number : 2045

Date : 17-05-2012

Classified : Clothes, adornments and pictures

Fatwa Type : Search Fatawaa


Question :

What is the Islamic ruling when a woman wears a wig, instead of the Islamic head cover, to fulfill a job requirement, and only during work hours?


The Answer :

All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of The Worlds, and may His blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Mohammad and upon all his family and companions. A wig is part of a woman`s ornament that she wears for her husband; therefore; it is prohibited to show it to non-Mahrams(Marriageable men) since Allah, The Almighty, said in this regard: " And say to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty; that they should not display their beauty and ornaments except what (must ordinarily) appear thereof; "{An-Nur/31}. In conclusion, it is prohibited for the Muslim woman to wear a wig instead of the Islamic head cover, and a Muslim should fear Allah in all his/her affairs, and whoever leaves something for Allah`s sake, he will be rewarded with that which is better. And Allah knows best.




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