Experimenting with coloring our hair can be the most exciting part about grooming ourselves and creating our identity. There are many different ways in which we can color our hair; highlighting, ombre, or changing the color of our entire head of hair! However, it is important to understand the difference between chemical and organic hair treatment in Singapore.
Using non-organic hair coloring solutions means using products loaded with ammonia, peroxide, sulfate, PPD and other chemicals that can be harmful to our hair. In fact, if we have fever or sinus problems, it is recommended to avoid chemical-based coloring products. Over-bleaching our hair at home can deteriorate its natural colors and dry our hair out. Exposing our hair to chemicals over long periods of time means it is less shiny and less soft.
Organic hair colors are a natural alternative to standard hair coloring products and provide us with health benefits while maximizing performance. Natural substances are used over chemical ones. For example, the ammonia we find in chemical-based coloring is replaced with corn and soy. Between 98-99% of the ingredients are naturally derived or organic, and typically the only synthetic ingredients are the pigments and stabilizers.
Using organic hair colors gives our hair the nutrition it needs and does not have the adverse reactions that are caused by chemicals. Chemical-based products can create a tingling, stinging and often burning sensation when used in our hair. On the other hand, a natural product utilizes the natural synergy offered by some plant extracts to nourish and protect our hair.
Organic hair colors are much longer lasting than chemical ones. Comprised of mostly natural herbs and legumes, coupled with the smooth and professional treatment and procedures in the formulation, organic hair colors are a more reliable source if we are looking for durable shine and color. For example, if someone applies an organic hair color, it is more likely to last for between 40 to 90 days under normal circumstances. Meanwhile, the chemical-based colors do not produce the same results and can be washed out much sooner than natural products.
Here is a basic summary of why organic hair colors are superior to their contemporaries:
- Organic hair colors are a natural alternative and are free of PPD and other harsh chemicals which can be harmful to our hair and scalp.
- Organic hair colors are long lasting and retain their color
- Organic hair colors incorporate proteins and natural vegetable and plant extracts, which provide the nutrients to give our hair that natural shine and vibrant, healthy color.
- They contain natural ingredients such as Cinchona plant, Walnut husks, Rhubarb, Herbal and Bran extract, and Rosemary protein, which all work together to maintain the healthiness of our hair.
While organic hair colors are our best preference, it is still vital to take precautions regardless of the lack of chemical substances present. At organic hair salon in Singapore, we offer a precautionary service to prevent such situations. We recommend that we do an allergy patch test 24 hours prior to having our hair coloring done. It is a simple test that won’t take much time at all but can ensure that nothing unexpected happens.