Beard

A beard is the unshaven hair that grows on the chin, upper lip, cheeks and neck of humans and some non-human animals. In humans, usually only pubescent or adult males are able to grow beards. Some women with hirsutism, a hormonal condition of excessive hairiness, may develop a beard.

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Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 6 months ago

It depends on your Taqleed. Ayatullah Khoei allowed this small beard, but Ayatullah Sistani did not.

Moustaches is not part of beard .

'Wassalam.

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Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 11 months ago

Yes, as far as the remaining hair can be called by common people as a beard.

Wassalam.

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Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answer updated 1 year ago

The minimum length of the beard is what can be seen as hair on the face by people who see you from usual distance of conversation, no matter how short it might be.

Wassalam. 

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Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 1 year ago

Yes it is not only allowed but even recommended (Mustahab) to dye the gray beard and gray hair with any color which suits you. Some non Shia Shaikhs claim that black color should not be used. This claim is not authentic and has no evidence. According to authentic Hadeeths, using any color which suits you is allowed.

Wassalam.

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Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 1 year ago

Obligatory precaution means you Must act upon it or refer to the second most knowledgeable Marja' who has a verdict in this matter.

Wassalam.

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Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 2 years ago

Applying any material on the skin or scalp is allowed even if it is Najis material as far as you clean the area before performing Wudhu or Salaah. Synthetic alcohol is not Najis according to many Maraaje'. Some scholars say that any intoxicant alcohol is Najis. Nevertheless, whether it is Najis or not Najis, it is allowed to apply it on the body or scalp.

Wassalam

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Abbas Di Palma, Shaykh Abbas Di Palma holds a BA and an MA degree in Islamic Studies, and certifications from the Language Institute of Damascus University. He has also studied traditional Islamic sciences in... Answered 2 years ago

It is not permissible for a man to only have beard in his chin as it implies "shaving"  which is considered haram. As far as the trimming, the Muslim person should be considered as  "having beard" according to common view.

With prayers for your success.

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Abbas Di Palma, Shaykh Abbas Di Palma holds a BA and an MA degree in Islamic Studies, and certifications from the Language Institute of Damascus University. He has also studied traditional Islamic sciences in... Answered 2 years ago

Keeping the beard for Muslim men is considered both a prophetic sunna and a wajib act. According to a widely-reported hadith the Prophet said: "Let the beard grow and trim the mustaches". Other traditions bring similar meanings too. Shaving the beard with no valid reasons, like medical necessity or coercion,  is therefore considered haram. Some mujtahids have said that beard should not be shaved as "ihtiyat wujubi" (obligatory precaution) which substantially does not much differ from a clear prohibition.

With prayers for your success.

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Liyakatali Takim, Professor Liyakat Takim is the Sharjah Chair in Global Islam at McMaster University in Canada. Answer imported 2 years ago

The growth of the beard that you described (covering the chin) is sufficient. Having the full beard is not wajib. Also, please note that on Shar'i issues, one has to fulfill what is incumbent even if the parents object to it.