Hadith on Perfume: The perfume of men and women

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The perfume of men is that which scent is apparent and color is hidden. The perfume of women is that which scent is hidden and color is apparent.”

Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2787

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

Sa’eed said, “The perfume of women (mentioned here) is when she intends to leave her house. If she is inside with her husband, then she may wear whatever fragrance she wishes.”

Source: Sharḥ al-Sunnah 12/81

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ طِيبُ الرِّجَالِ مَا ظَهَرَ رِيحُهُ وَخَفِيَ لَوْنُهُ وَطِيبُ النِّسَاءِ مَا ظَهَرَ لَوْنُهُ وَخَفِيَ رِيحُهُ

2787 سنن الترمذي كتاب الأدب باب ما جاء في طيب الرجال والنساء

2787 المحدث الألباني خلاصة حكم المحدث صحيح في صحيح الترمذي

قَالَ سَعِيدٌ وَطِيبُ النِّسَاءِ إِذَا أَرَادَاتْ أَنْ تَخْرُجَ فَأَمَّا إِذَا كَانَتْ عِنْدَ زَوْجِهَا فَلْتَطَيَّبْ بِمَا شَاءَتْ

12/81 شرح السنة للبغوي