Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Semi Permanent Hair Color, Temporary Hair Color And Permanent Hair Color

Hair coloring or hair dyes it is with (or non-synthetic) staining products change the natural hair color. Both men and women use it to cover gray hair, to change the natural hair color, or to restore the natural hair after the hair or discolored (possibly by the sun) has been bleached.


In the book Eighteen Books of the Secrets of Art & Nature 1661 were mentioned several methods to color the hair in black, golden blonde, green, red, yellow and white.

Hair dye or hair coloring product that is the hair color is changed. Hair dye is often used to cover gray hair, as it is considered in some cultures as a sign of old age. Other cultures, however, consider gray or graying hair as a sign of wisdom. Younger people often dye their hair as a "fashion statement", purely because they like the color better.

Roman is already known that they were interested in changing the hair color. Historical sources indicate that they had more than a hundred recipes to do this with natural ingredients. These products, however, could make the hair only darker, not lighter. In the Renaissance period was blond hair very popular.

Natural hair colors

  • Black
  • Very dark brown
  • Dark brown
  • Medium Brown
  • Light Brown
  • Dark
  • Medium Blonde
  • Light brown
  • Very light blonde
  • Witblond
  • Red

Types of hair coloring

Semi Permanent Hair Color, Temporary Hair Color And Permanent Hair Color

There are three types of hair coloring: "temporary" (also called "washable"), "semi-permanent" and "permanent".

Temporary hair color
Temporary hair color is generally available in all colors of the rainbow, and in various forms: spray, gel, shampoo and foam. In general, the colors are much brighter than those of semi-permanent and permanent colors. This hair color is often used for special occasions like fancy dress, Queen, football etc.

The pigments which are used for these types of hair coloring contain large molecules which can not penetrate into the hair shaft. The color particles remain on the hair and can be easily removed by washing. When it is extremely dry or damaged hair may happen that the color particles or until the permeate and that remains after washing color.

Semi permanent hair color
Semi permanent hair color has smaller molecules than temporary hair coloring. This allows the color molecules can penetrate into the hair shaft, making it a number of washes (4 to 5) remains. By bleaching in advance of the hair can however extend the shelf life of hair color. This type of hair color contains little or no processing liquid (usually peroxide or ammonia), and is therefore safer for dry or damaged hair than permanent hair color. The semi-permanent color but often contains toxic substance P-Phenylenediamine or a similar ingredient.

The result after the use of this type of staining is dependent on the original hair color and the degree of porosity of the hair and, therefore, varies from person to person, but also from hair to hair. Due to the small variations a free, natural result is obtained, since the natural hair color also varies. However, this also means that gray hair will be less than dark hair pigment, so often remain visible. The packaging of such products is therefore often that it is not suitable for covering of gray hair.

Semi-permanent color can make the hair only darker, not light.

Permanent hair color
Permanent hair color (also called "hair dye") and blondeercreme or decolorizer contain an acid (usually hydrogen peroxide) and a base (typically ammonia). These are packaged separately. The contents of the tube that contains the pigments and the base have to be by the user to be added to the vial with developing solvent (the acid). When this mixture is applied to the bristles causes a chemical reaction that swells the hair, allowing the coloring agents can penetrate into the hair, and since the light melanin and recording.

Permanent hair color is actually permanent, the color is not washable. After some time, the color blur well. There can quite quickly called outgrowth be visible when the hair root natural hair color reappears.

Permanent hair color can be removed by the hair to bleach or discolor. However, this does not reflect the natural hair color back, and almost never removes all at once added pigments.

Semi Permanent Hair Color, Temporary Hair Color And Permanent Hair Color

Alternative hair coloring

There are also hair coloring in colors not as natural hair color, such as blue, green and fuchsia. These stains are often available in punk-related stores, party stores and some hair salons, and are almost always temporary and washable.

Side Effects

When the color of the hair, various non-natural, chemical products used. This may cause some people skin irritation or allergic reactions. For this reason, an allergy test is recommended on the packaging of the coloring products: the user is advised to 24 or 48 hours before application to apply a drop of the product on the skin (for example, on the inside of the wrist). If in this period, no reaction occurs can generally be using the product safely, but even if someone uses a product for years can suddenly occur an allergic reaction.

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