For some years now, coloring has been seen as a very good alternative to chemical hair coloring .

If you are still hesitating to choose between a vegetable or chemical coloring to make a color or to hide your white hair, read this article which will enlighten you a little more on the subject.


What is a coloring plant?

As the name suggests, coloring is a 100% plant-based, and therefore natural, technique for coloring capillaries.

In other words, this type of coloring uses only plants to colour the hair.

Roots, leaves, seeds or even fruits can be used.

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And the natural pigments extracted from dye plants, such as henna and madder, make it possible to obtain a specific dye (light or dark).

To make a coloring , simply mix the powders of these plants with water.


Ayurvedic plant powders can also be added to the preparation for a natural treatment with multiple virtues: protective, nourishing, moisturising, anti-hair loss, etc.

This method can be applied to wet or dry hair. coloring is suitable for all hair types.


What is a coloring chemical?

This coloring is based on synthetic chemistry.

It works on the principle of oxidation, which opens the hair scales to allow the chemicals to penetrate the fiber hair.

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These components first depigment the hair, i.e. remove its natural color .

Then, chemical reactions repigment the fiber hair with the artificial pigments, this is the recolouring.

The final step is to apply an acidic component to close the scales.


Differences between coloring and coloring

As they are natural, dyes plant-based are more respectful of health and the environment.

They are non-toxic so they are suitable for everyone.

The hair benefits from repairing care.

And the fiber hair does not become brittle. The natural pigments do not penetrate the hair, but are applied to the outer layer.


In contrast to coloring , the coloring plant-based hair care product provides shine and suppleness to the hair.

In addition to coloring, this type of coloring is very ideal for hiding white hair.

The roots are less clear-cut and more subtle when growing back.

It is a perfect solution for people who are allergic to chemicals and for those who have undergone chemotherapy.

Application coloring

The chemical coloring is a very aggressive process.

The chemical components in colorings chemicalsThe chemical components in hair care products, such as ammonia, are dangerous because they penetrate the skin without a filter.

Overly powerful components allow for a quick break-in time, but with the worry of sensitised or even damaged hair.

Furthermore, this coloring is not suitable for pregnant women, people with allergies, etc.


To answer the question: should I choose coloring plant or chemical?

It is undeniable that coloring has many more advantages than the chemical coloring .

If you want to make a beautiful color while looking for a natural effect and healthy looking hair, you now know what to choose.

At Biocoiff', coloring is 100% vegetable and certified COSMEBIOa guarantee of confidence for our customers.

The coloring plant is better for health, efficiency and also creativity.


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