Question 81: Is it permissible for a person who has no legal excuse, i.e. injury, disease, and so on, and prefers to wipe over his turban to wipe over it?
Answer: All praise be to Allaah Alone, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger, and his family and Companions!
It is permissible for the person who performs Wudoo’ to wipe over the apparent parts of his head and hair, and then complete the wiping over his turban if he wore the turban while in a state of Tahaarah (ritual purity). A non-traveler may do this for one day and night while a traveler may do it for three days and nights, like the case of wiping over Khuffs (leather socks). This is because the Prophet (peace be upon him) did this… read more here.