Do woman have to take off their fake nails before taking wudu?
Submitted by on Mon, 05/10/2009 - 20:52
Dear Brother / Sister,
Anything that prevents water from touching the skin is a hindrance for Wudu and Ghusl (full ablution). Fake nails also must be taken off before wudu or Ghusl.
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