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Does Inglot Halal?

Written by Tara

Islamic scholars​ He added that not all breathable brands appeared to allow water to pass through, and that he had ordered a shipment of the nail polish so that he could test it. The company Inglot is currently carrying out tests to ensure that the product complies with Islamic law and can be marketed as halal.

Yes, they are Halal Certified. The O2M Breathable Nail Enamels do not block water from reaching your nails. The O2M Breathable Nail Enamels allow water and oxygen molecules to reach your nails while wearing the nail enamels.

Generally Can I pray with halal nail polish? Halal nail polish is breathable and allows oxygen and water to pass through. The technology is similar to what is used in contact lenses. When water is able to penetrate the polish and reach the nail, practicing Muslims can wear it during prayer rituals. Halal nail polish is better for the nails in general.


Similarly, Breathable / Halal Nail Polish – Sheikh Assim Al Hakeem

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Can Muslims use halal nail polish?

Like any cosmetic, nail polish can be made with halal or haram products and ingredients. Most traditional nail polishes are automatically haram, thanks to their inclusion of certain animal products or alcohol, and it can be difficult to find a nail polish that forgoes these ingredients.

Is wudu friendly nail polish halal?

The practice requires all parts of the face, head, arms and feet to be covered entirely by water to be valid. By this rule, nail polish is forbidden as typical formulas create a barrier over the nail, preventing water from reaching the surface, rendering the wudu incomplete.

Can I pray with Inglot breathable nail polish?

For many Muslim women, nail varnish is too much of a chore to wear because it must be removed then reapplied before and after their mandatory 5-times-daily prayers. However, the Polish company Inglot has developed a breathable polish​ which supposedly allows water to penetrate to the nail.

Is inglot cruelty free?

Known for innovation and creation, Inglot offers a diverse range of breakthrough products and beauty ‘must haves’ that are proudly PETA listed and cruelty free. 60% of Inglot’s collection is vegan and certified with the globally recognized V label and we continue to grow our diverse range in this direction.

Is 786 nail polish actually halal?

This nail polish from 786 Cosmetics is certified halal and water permeable. The breathable aspect of this nail polish allows air and water to go through the nail polish, making the nail polish healthier for your nails than standard nail polish.

What kind of nail polish is halal?

Inglot is another household name when it comes to halal nail polish, with dozens of gorgeous colours to fit every style. Though not all of their nail products are halal, their O2M range consists of oxygen and water-permeable nail polishes that have a long-lasting shine while still keeping your nails healthy.

Is it halal to wear breathable nail polish?

If this is claimed to be a breathable nail polish which does not make a coat on the nail, a woman must try to peal it away. If it does not peal, then yes it might be ‘halal’.

Is it okay to pray with gel nails?

You can pray with any type of nails, but I suspect you are asking about ablution/wudu before the 5 daily prayers. Apparently, acrylic nails as well as non-breathable nail polish do not allow one to properly perform wudu because water does not meet the nail.

Can you pray with acrylic nails in Islam?

Muslim scholars deem them Halal as they do not inhibit water from reaching your body. And you can use artificial nails in between your namaz timing. Hence, the bottom line is that it’s everyone’s personal choice. If you want to do it, do it by all means.

Can you pray salah with breathable nail polish?

Hence, we don’t advise you to pray with breathable nail polish as it doesn’t constitute a legitimate prayer.

Can I pray in breathable nail polish?

Halal nail polish, unlike regular nail polish, creates a water-permeable layer when applied. The unique breathable nail polish formula it’s made with allows water and oxygen to pass through it. This makes it possible for Muslim women to perform Ablution and pray with nail polish.

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I am Tara, and I am addicted to nail polishes and other beauty related things!:) Join me on my ride to paradise!