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Can You Dye Your Hair While Pregnant?

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Someone wants to change the color of her hair with either permanent, semi-permanent or temporary dye during pregnancy but she is scared something bad might happen. I think you are the one. I did research and sent an email to some experts regarding this topic and I got the answers.

YES, you can dye your hair while pregnant. Normally the hair absorbs a small amount of hair dye during application. But it’s not medically or scientifically proven that dyeing your hair during pregnancy has negative effects on the unborn baby or you. Except you are allergic to hair dye.:

While researching for this topic, I was impressed by the replies I read from experienced moms. 99% of them had no issues after applying dye on their hair during 1-9 months of pregnancy stages.

What Happens If I Dye My Hair While Pregnant?

Nothing bad happens, you might have read elsewhere that hair dye causes cancer, but how true is that? Don’t worry I am going to do research and share with you everything you need to know in my next blog post.

Quick Bites.

In some ladies pregnancy usually causes hormonal changes which affect some parts of the body including their hairs. So you don’t need to be scared when your hair turns into something unpredictable before or after applying dye during pregnancy.

Is It Safe For Me To Dye My Hair While Pregnant?

Should I say you or the baby? Of course the baby. Studies, research, and replies from experts show that there is no possible way that dye can negatively or positively affect the baby in the womb.

Although hair absorbs little quantity of dye, that isn’t enough to get to the fetus and turn things around.

How Many Times Can I Dye My Hair While Pregnant?

As many times as possible, but you are advised to apply caution and sense to it. Too much of anything, you know is bad. Within 9 months, I don’t expect you to dye your hair more 7 times (it depends).

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Tips To Stay Safe When You Dye Your Hair While Pregnant.

Yes, we all want to play safe medically proven or not, safety comes first. Below are tips from experts.

  • Always wash your scalp thoroughly with water and shampoo a few minutes after application.
  • Never change the type of dye(product) you were using when you weren’t pregnant (Since it wasn’t reacting with your hair when you weren’t pregnant, it still won’t react when you are pregnant).
  • Follow the instructions written in the dye manual religiously.
  • Always wear gloves from stage one to the end.
  • You are advised to dye your hair after the first trimester. (Just caution).
  • Apply in a highly ventilated room (if you are dyeing it yourself). Some dye smells bad and could irritate.

What To Do If Anything Negative Comes Up

Don’t be too scared and don’t be too fast to conclude. If after washing your hair, you start feeling dizzy. That’s because you bent down too much or too long. If the dizziness persists, consult your doctor.

Now that I have cleared your doubts. can you dye your hair while pregnant? If yes. Don’t forget to share your takes and experience here with us.

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I am Stanley. A Professional Unisex Hairstylist, Writer and books lover. After 12 months apprenticeship program as a stylist I started working with my boss for extra 1 year. This time frame made me acummulate knowledge and experience in the hair industry, of which I will love to share with friends all over the world through my blog.

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