From the age of 40 or even 35 in some cases, most people begin to develop canitia, also known as "grey hair". This is a cellular aging process that cannot be defused. For the most part, people affected by canitia are not used to it and hate the idea of having it.

What if we told you that it is possible to remedy it in a natural and sustainable way without damaging your hair? 

There is an alternative to chemical dyes: coloring Organic & plant-based, 100% coverage. Effective for white or greying hair, vegetable dye allows you to regain a color shiny and natural while protecting your hair from external aggressions.

So, in this article, you get acquainted with white hair and natural dyes, and then we will go over the different properties of white hair. colorings plant-based Biocoiff.


Focus on grey hair:


Understanding canitia (grey hair): 

Canitia, commonly known as "grey hair", is a natural phenomenon often associated with aging, but several cases show that this factor is not the only one responsible. This phenomenon is related to the lack or low production of melanin (natural hair pigments) on the skin. fiber capillary, which results in the appearance of pigment-free hair.  

The process of pigment loss in the hair can also be explained by external factors such as stress, diet, autoimmune disease or lifestyle habits. Finally, genetic factors also explain why some people start to gray earlier than others.

To learn more about grey hair and its causes, please see our article "What causes grey hair? "


The psychological and social impact of white hair 

For some, hair bleaching is a sign of wisdom and maturity, for others, it represents a source of age-related stress.  The psychological impact of canitia can vary depending on the individual, personal factors, popular cultural and social beliefs. 

The way a person perceives their gray hair can affect their psychological well-being, leading some to look for solutions to mask or delay this sign of aging. This is where Biocoiff comes in to help you. 


Chemical Dye Vs Vegetable Dye


Chemical dyeing 

We're going to get to the heart of the matter right away, as you probably know, the dyeing or coloring Chemical chemicals are the most harmful to human health and the planet. 

This coloring is based on a chemical phenomenon called oxidation, involving the use of chemicals such as ammonia, hydrogen peroxide and synthetic dyes. These components work by opening the hair follicles, removing melanin, and synthetic pigments are introduced to replace natural pigments and recolor the hair.

This procedure is very dangerous, as these substances are known to be carcinogenic, mutagenic and toxic to the craftsman and the end consumer. In addition, in the long term it impacts the health of your hair, which becomes dry, coarse or brittle.


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Vegetable dyeing

Unlike chemical dyeing, vegetable dyeing uses natural pigments extracted from plants, flowers, roots or berries. These ingredients are used to create a palette of color ranging from light to dark and are perfect for covering 100% white or grey hair.

The coloring Vegetable is better for the health of your hair, as it does not open the cuticle, the pigments settle on the surface and act as a long-lasting dye and natural care. Its antifungal and antibacterial properties benefit your scalp. It also has better effects on the planet, being made with 100% organic and vegan ingredients. When you lose your color Over the course of the shampoos, nature returns to nature.


The colorings plant-based Biocoiff for grey hair 


Our colorings plant-based are made up of three main ingredients that work together to bring you the expected result. One color Who stands the test of time, who cares for your hair while sublimating it? All of this is now possible with our colorings plant-based Biocoiff.


Ayurvedic plants coloring natural


Dye plants for colouring white hair

Dyeing plants have the property of containing colouring pigments.

Among the best known, to obtain browns and chestnuts, we can mention henna, dyers' safflower, annatto. For blonde, chamomile, turmeric, saffron or Canada fleabane are used, among others.


Ayurvedic herbs to heal hair

Ayurvedic plants do not contain pigment. Therefore, they will not color the hair. They will only take care of the hair and scalp. Ayurvedic plants of the coloring Plant-based products will coat and strengthen the hair. 



The two types of plant powder are mixed with water.

This will allow you to have a fairly thick consistency. Moreover, it also allows the pigments to be distributed evenly over the entire head.




Leaf How to choose your vegetable dye?

If you have grey hair, it is important to choose a vegetable dye according to your color of natural hair and your coverage goal. 

Blonde or light brown hair? Opt for dyes with lighter or golden shades. For brown to black hair, choose darker dyes or with highlights roux. 

For completely white hair, opt for more opaque dyes such as pure henna, which gives a reddish tint, or a mixture of henna and indigo to achieve shades of brown to black. Cassia can be used to make a coloring on blonde or light brown hair.

In Biocoiff salons, our hairdressers specializing in biocoloring will be happy to accompany you in your transition.


Leaf Is it possible to make a coloring after a coloring chemical?

If the hair has been chemically colored before, you should start by making a clay mask. The latter will cleanse the hair and make toxins disappear.

The colouring phase can then start right after with a break time ranging from 1h30 to 2h30.


Leaf Can you cover 100% of grey hair with a coloring Vegetable? 

When you have grey hair, it is quite possible to cover it completely thanks to the coloring Vegetable. The colorings plant-based Suitable for all hair types.

In addition, it is good to know that there is no root effect as with chemical colours. The only downside is :the colorings Organic & plant-based cannot lighten the hair. This necessarily requires a chemical operation! Discover our folder coloring Plant-based to know everything before you start.



Examples of the results we get in the salon with an organic coloring :

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