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#1 Sydneymum25

Posted 14 August 2019 - 07:03 PM

Hello all!

So I am a bottle blonde and I’ve been reading that dying your hair is harmful for Bub. I am going to need to go back to brunette as my roots are super dark.

Can anyone recommend any articles or products to use?


#2 Lucrezia Bauble

Posted 14 August 2019 - 07:09 PM

maybe ask your midwives or dr - maybe in the past the peroxides they used might be harmful, i think they are using less harmful chemicals now..particularly if you have foils ...but don’t take it from an internet random - like i said, double check with your health care people.

#3 Disydo2018

Posted 14 August 2019 - 07:11 PM

My obstetrician said that getting your hair dyed while pregnant was completely fine.

#4 ERipley

Posted 14 August 2019 - 08:39 PM


Edited by ERipley, 19 August 2019 - 08:22 PM.

#5 ckmelb

Posted 14 August 2019 - 09:42 PM

My OB said to try and only dye it 2-3 times over the pregnancy.

Another thing to consider though, is after baby is born whether it will be difficult for you to maintain the blonde. If so, maybe choose a lower maintenance hair colour in case you have to move to a bit longer between appointments

#6 Jingleflea

Posted 14 August 2019 - 10:06 PM

I went darker when pregnant, ONLY to avoid the regrowth because I didn't want to have to worry about colouring my hair after the baby was born. I didn't want to have to take the baby to a salon with the chemicals in the air, and I didn't leave her long because I was breastfeeding.

I had no worries about the dye being unsafe when pregnant though.

#7 #mocha

Posted 15 August 2019 - 06:02 AM

Have full head low light foils if your worried.  Foils are off scalp so minimal contact, only when washing off.

#8 Soontobegran

Posted 18 August 2019 - 10:00 PM

When dyes contained arsenic it was not recommended. They do not contain arsenic anymore.

Looking after yourself by keeping your hair nice is worth the absolutely remote/zero risk to your baby.

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