Complicated: A-Z of Modern Women’s Fiqh - 06 - Snip the Myth
Rumor has it that shaving a baby girl’s hair well into toddlerhood allows it to grow back thicker, smoother, and more lush than ever. Some cultures even practice this tradition for what they believe is a religious sunnah. But does this practice have any scientific or Islamic legitimacy? According to Shaykh Waleed, it not only lacks legitimacy — shaving a girl’s hair can potentially strip her from her identity as a female… Still confused? This video explains why.