Using Razors by females
Question :

Is it permissible for females to use razor blades to shave their body hair?

Answer :

Yes, it is permissible.

Grwoing a Breard
Question :

Is it compulsory to grow a beard in Islam? Did any of our twelve Imams emphasize on growing a beard?

Answer :

It is prohibited to shave the beard, and there are narrations from the Ahlulbait (peace be upon them) that state this.

The Length of the Beard
Question :

What does the Islamic Sharia say about the beard and about its length?

Answer :

When trimming the beard, it is obligatory to leave hair with such length that the person is regarded as having beard.

The Sides of the Beard
Question :

What is your opinion in regards to shaving the sides of the beard?

Answer :

It is permissible.

Shaving the Moustache and Beard
Question :

Can a man shave his moustache and beard? Is this ruling based on an obligatory precaution?

Answer :

It is not permissible to shave the beard, and this is as an edict, not a precautionary ruling, so one cannot refer to somebody else in this regard. It is permissible to shave the moustache.

Liberal Person
Question :

If a person shaves off his beard daily to be known at his office as a liberal person in religious matters with the intention to get promoted and to advance in his career, is it a sin?

Answer :

It is prohibited to do so.

Long Beard
Question :

Is it permissible to have a long beard? And at what length should you stop growing it?

Answer :

It is allowed to have a long beard. It is not recommended to have it longer than the length of a hand fist.

Long Beard
Question :

Is it permissible for teenagers and adults to have a long beard within one’s fist, or is it only for major scholars?

Answer :

Yes, it is permissible.

Stubble
Question :

Can visible stubble on one’s face be consider as a beard? Is it permissible to keep such stubble without letting the hair grow any longer?

Answer :

We cannot determine whether the said length of hair suffices for it to be considered a beard in the conventional sense. It is convention that will determine what a beard is. Apparently, the trimming undertaken at the lowest level of the conventional beard trimmer does not satisfy the minimum length of a beard.

Goatee
Question :

Is it permissible to keep a style of beard known as a goatee, where the beard is shaved except the part on the chin?

Answer :

It is permissible.

Difficult to Keep a Beard
Question :

Every time my beard grows, it starts to irritate me, itch, and hurt my skin. It is hard for me to keep a beard. I can only last for 4 days after I have to shave it, so according to my situation, is it permissible for me to shave?

Answer :

It is not permissible to shave the beard unless growing it causes harm and hardship. If it causes tolerable discomfort then it must not be shaven. The itchiness that you feel is probably because you are not used to growing it.