Can I buy and use perfume from the chemist?
بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
If possible, one should avoid using perfumes that contain alcohol, because some scholars do not regard such perfumes to be pure. However, according to other scholars, if the alcohol in the perfume is made of anything other than grapes or dates, the perfume will be pure and it will be permissible to use such a perfume. Chances are that the alcohol in perfumes are made from things other than grapes and dates; hence there is scope to use such perfumes, although, as mentioned before, it is preferable to avoid them taking into consideration the view of the other scholars.
And Allah Ta'ala knows best
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