Cutting of the hair of a dead person.


Is it allowed to cut the hair of the deceased after death?


It is not allowed to cut the hair and nails, or to comb the hair after death. It is Makruh Tahrimi (offensive). (Durr al-Mukhtar)

And Allah knows best.

Dr Musharraf Hussain Al-Azhari
Director of British Fatwa Council

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