For a few years now, the vegetable coloring sees itself as a very good alternative to the 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 plant coloring ?

As its name indicates, the coloring vegetal is a technique of coloring capillary 100 % vegetal, therefore natural.

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

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

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

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


Ayurvedic plant powders can also be added to the preparation to have a natural care with multiple virtues: protective, nourishing, moisturizing, anti-fall...

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


What is a chemical coloring ?

This coloring is based on synthetic chemistry.

It works by the principle of oxidation which aims to open the scales of the hair to make the chemical substances penetrate into the hair fiber .

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

Then, chemical reactions come to re-pigment the hair fiber with artificial pigments, it is the recoloration.

Finally, the last step is to apply an acid component to close the scales.


Differences between coloring plant and coloring chemical

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

They have no toxicity so they are suitable for everyone.

The hair is given restorative care.

And the hair fiber does not become brittle. The natural pigments do not penetrate the hair, but settle on the outer layer.


Unlike the chemical coloring , the vegetable coloring brings 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 sliced and more subtle at regrowth.

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

Application coloring

Chemical coloring is a very aggressive process.

The chemical components present in colorings chemicalssuch as ammonia, are dangerous because they enter the skin without a filter.

The overly powerful components allow for a quick break, but with the concern of having sensitized or even damaged hair.

Furthermore, this coloring is not suitable for pregnant women, allergic persons, etc.


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

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

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

At Biocoiff', the coloring is 100% vegetable and certified COSMEBIOThe client's confidence is guaranteed.

The vegetable coloring is better in terms of health, efficiency and also creativity.


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