Does Dying Your Hair Make You Lose it earlier in Life?

Hair loss is different for all people. There’s not a set age or time in our lives when we automatically lose our hair. Hair loss is hereditary or it can be lost due to certain diseases or conditions. However, dying your hair will not cause hair loss. The only effect dye has on your hair…

Will the Sun Affect the Color of my Dyed Hair?

Yes! The sun is very damaging. The sun is not only damaging to your skin and eyes but it is very damaging to your dyed hair! The sun’s ultraviolet rays are very destructive on our dyed hair. They make colors fade and also dry hair out as well. In order to keep your hair color…

How Often to Straighten, Curl, or Blow Dry Hair?

Applying excessive heat to any hair is not helpful. When heat is applied to dyed hair, its even worse. Dyed hair is already stripped of its natural protectants, it must be stripped or else it would never be able to hold to color of the dye you chose. Every colorist will frown upon the use…

Styling Products to Use on Dyed Hair

A huge reason why hair straighteners are so damaging is because of the temperature of the straighteners. With dyed hair, it is best to lower the heat to 180 degrees or lower. Since dyed hair is so vulnerable already, if you apply heat as hot as 450 degrees is extremely damaging. Straighteners these days are…

Does Chlorine Damage Dyed Hair?

Chlorine is a bleaching chemical found in pools. It is not safe on non-dyed hair, therefore it is not safe on dyed hair. It is yet another harmful agent that strips hair of natural oils, causing it to become brittle and very dry. Dyed hair is already vulnerable because of the dye, which strips its…

Can Hair be Dyed if you have the Keratin Treatment?

            Many women with curly, thick hair get a keratin treatment so their hair is straighter and more manageable than before. Keratin smoothens out hair so it is left looking healthier. By getting a keratin treatment your hair is more easily styled. Keratin is already in your hair, but people with straighter hair have more…

It is safe to dye hair with boxed dye at home?

Many people refuse to go to a salon to get their hair done. They do this for a myriad of reasons – too expensive, they don’t trust other people with their hair, or they believe they can achieve the same success at home. Whatever the case may be, there are some risks with dying at…

Does Dying your Hair Affect its Growth?

There are many myths about dying your hair. Some people believe that if they dye it, their hair will slow its growth. However, this is not true. The chemicals in dye can damage your hair, but they cannot damage hair that hasn’t grown yet! When you dye your hair, you are not contacting the hair…

Costs of Highlighting Hair

Dying your hair can be a costly endeavor. Cost is usually one of the factors that hold people back from dying their hair. I took a survey, streamed it on social media, and got 40 responses. One of the questions I asked was, how much do you pay to get your hair done, when it…

How Often to Highlight Your Hair

One reason that holds people back from dying their hair is the fact they would have to keep going back to dye it. However, not every hairstyle calls for constant re-dye. Many people get highlights and allow them to grow out. Frequency of highlighting depends upon how many highlights you get, how large of a…

Different Types of Highlighting Techniques

“Highlighting” is a general term in the world of hair dying. Highlights are when small patches of hair are lighter than the color of the base of the hair. However, highlighting it not a simple process. There three main techniques of highlighting, they are balayage, foil, and lowlights. Balayage styled highlights are not as specific….

Benefits of Highlighting Rather than Dying your Whole Head

When beginning to dye your hair, may people just highlight instead of completely dying their whole head, called a single process. There are some key benefits to hair health by going this route. First off, there is a large chance that you might not life the outcome of your hair after it is done. If…