Why is coloring dangerous to your health? The components of chemical dyes can be very harmful: they can cause an allergy and it is good to know the symptoms.
Hair products often claim to be free of ammonia, paraphenylenediamine, 2,5-diamine toluene, formaldehyde....
These substances, which are now known to be toxic, are also, according to some scientists, carcinogenic, both for the hairdresser and for his client.
Sometimes we talk about different allergic reactions and intolerances to certain components of the colouring product.
What are the symptoms and consequences?
Adverse effects of one or more components of hair dyes may occur as a result of its application.
They may also appear some time after frequent use.
However, in the case of an allergic reaction(especially to PPD or PPT), many symptoms can occur.
It usually appears on the scalp , but also on the face, hand, arm, back or other parts of the body.
The various forms of irritation and itching experienced by the scalp are all consequences of intolerance.
For the more severe ones, there is theappearance of various forms of itchypimples and also oedema.
Eye irritation and swelling are also manifestations of these allergic reactions.
If any of these symptoms occur after a coloring, you should consult your dermatologist without delay.
Allergies to chemical hair colours: time to stop
Today we are going to talk about the common allergies to colorings hair products. We will explain the risks associated with these 100% chemical colorings .
Currently, almost 60% of women over 18 use colorings ...
One of its constituents, paraphenylenediamine or PPD, is said to be the cause of numerous problems ranging from simple irritation to cancer.
The dangers of the chemical coloring and in particular of paraphenylenediamine or PPD
There would be no danger if the products of coloring did not contain paraphenylenediamine, a substance well known to cause allergic reactions.
It is a black dye used in the composition of colorings permanent hair dyes.
It is mainly in this context that allergies develop. The manufacturers are committed to reducing its content (2%) in colorings, but not to eliminating it.
The higher the presence of paraphenylenediamine, the darker the color .
Paraphenylenediamine, when in contact with the skin, may be responsible mainly for contact eczema, which may persist for several days or weeks and may recur on further contact.
Sometimes the allergy to paraphenylenediamine is expressed as contact urticaria.
Resorcinol is also a component to be avoided for its health, it causes eczema, allergies and irritations.
If you want to stay healthy, the two components to avoid at all price are: paraphenylenediamine and resorcinol.
Unfortunately, this substance is still irreplaceable in the colorings.
No other ingredient has yet been able to replace it. Paraphenylenediamine Paraphenylenediamine allows the pigments to stay in the hair and not fade after the first shampoo.
Currently, the so-called ammonia-free colorings are being replaced by other substances that are just as dangerous. These colorings are pure marketing and it works...
The colorings chemicals can be deadly
Julie McCabe, a 39-year-old Englishwoman, was a fan of colorings .
She had been using the chemical colorings from the supermarkets for six years, making them once a month.
After each coloring, Julie McCabe had to go to her doctor because her skin was reacting badly to his products. He never alerted his patient to the dangers of the colorings chemicals.
Following this death, several notices on Facebook were given... # allergy coloring hair
Charley, our hairdresser and creator of Biocoiff', has himself suffered the consequences of these colorings chemicals for years (three years to be precise).
The colorings caused her asthma, eczema, angioedema, fatigue and burned fingers. # allergy coloring hair
The doctors forbade him to continue the colorings chemicals if he wanted to stay healthy.
There are many problems with the colorings chemicals.
The benefits of colorings plant-based
These colorings are 100% natural, there is no paraphenylenediamine, no ingredients that could be harmful to health (allergy, cancer, etc).
They are beneficial to color, the hair, the scalp and the environment.
The coloring plant-based product acts as a hair care product.
- color natural, radiant,
- Hair protected, respected and cared for
- Scalp respected
- Environmentally friendly
No plant will be put in a coloring, in a shampoo or in a care product, without having been checked first.
They are called Ayurvedic plants and are used in Indian medicine.
Beware: it is possible to be allergic to a plant as you can be to a fruit.
Therefore, it is always best to do a skin test on a small area of the skin first.