Wudhu With Gel On The Hair

Question

What is the ruling of gel on the hair when making wudhu because the hair becomes hard? Will the salaah be valid?

Answer

If the hair gel is made up of such texture that it creates a barrier between the hair and water and prevents the water to reach the hair, then Wudhu will be invalid by making Masah on such gel. Hence Salaah will also be invalid.

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.

References

( ولا يمنع ) الطهارة ( ونيم ) أي خرء ذباب وبرغوث لم يصل الماء تحته ( وحناء ) ولو جرمه به يفتى 
( قوله : به يفتى ) صرح به في المنية عن الذخيرة في مسألة الحناء والطين….. والمعتبر في جميع ذلك نفوذ الماء ووصوله إلى البد 
رد المحتار، كتاب الطهارة،ج ١،ص ٤ ١٥ ايج ايم سعد 

ولو خضب رأسه بما يستره أو طينه لم يجزه المسح على الخضاب والطين 
البناية فى شرح الهداية،ج ١،ص ١٢٣ مكتبه رشيدية 

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