Q: Is it permissible for men to use kajal?

A: If the kajal is used for medicinal purposes then it is permissible provided the kajal does not have any haraam or impure ingredient.  If it is only for cosmetic reasons then men should avoid this.

 أَوَمَن يُنَشَّأُ فِي الْحِلْيَةِ وَهُوَ فِي الْخِصَامِ غَيْرُ مُبِينٍ ﴿الزخرف: ١٨﴾

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)