Natural Beauty Products – In today’s modern era, many of us see beauty products offered to treat and beautify the body. However, we must be careful, because not infrequently also beauty products offered using chemicals that can actually have a bad impact on the body.
In Islam, we are encouraged to take care of ourselves as a form of gratitude for what Allah SWT has given. However, not by using products that have chemical content, but with natural ingredients.
Here are some natural ways that we can do to beautify ourselves in accordance with the Sunnah:
1. Shiwak / Miswak
Taking part in Islam is a circumcision especially before prayer. Siwak or natural herbal toothbrushes are usually in the form of small light brown sticks, which are directly applied to the teeth.
Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawzijja, in one of his books explained that taking shiwak when used in moderation, helps clean teeth, prevents cavities, refreshes the breath. There have been many other benefits that modern scientists have proven about shivaiwak, such as killing germs and bacteria.
2. Eye relax
Eye repellent belongs to the category of eyeliner in the form of a fine powder of dark color. The use of sunbathing for both men and women. Ibn Abbas narrated from the Prophet shallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam saying:
خَيْرُ أَكْحَالِكُمُ الْإِثْمِدُ. إِنَّهُ يَجْلُو الْبَصَرَ وَيُنْبِتُ الشَّعَرَ.
“The best for you is itsmid. Surely he can clear his eyesight and grow eyelashes.” (At-Tirmidhi : 2048)
3. Henna, Natural Beauty Product
Henna is a form of body decoration in the form of pasta, usually made from the leaves of girlfriend plants that are dried and then pounded and used as pasta. The application of henna on the skin will give a brown or orange color that will fade a week to three weeks after use.
Henna is also believed to be able to make the skin chewy, strengthen the nails and improve the condition of the hair.
4. Hair oil, Natural Beauty Product
Natural oils that are usually used for hair include olive oil, coconut oil, and pomegranate seed oil.
Oiling hair is a habit of the Prophet صلى الله عليي وسلم to keep his hair in good health. In a narration it is explained that Jabir bin Samurah was once asked, “Is there gray hair in the hair of the Prophet صلى الله عليي وسلم?” Jabir replied.
لَمْ يَكُنْ فِي رَأْسِهِ وَلَا فِي لِحْيَتِهِ إِلَّا شَعَرَاتٌ فِي مَفْرِقِ رَأْسِهِ إِذَا دَهَنَهُنَّ وَارَاهُنَّ الدُّهْنُ
“There is no gray hair or beard of the Prophet صلى الله عليي وسلم, except for a few parts of his hair that when oiled then he is invisible.”