Is hair color safe?

Coloring your hair can cause damage to your scalp if you're allergic to the dye.

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How does coloring affect my hair?
Diana MeeksDiana Meeks
Artificially coloring one's hair consists of a two-part process composed of first removing the hair'...
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Why is there concern that hair dyes may cause cancer?
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Many people in the U.S. and Europe use hair dyes. It is estimated that more than one-third of women ...
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How can I have healthy hair if I use hair dye?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MDDr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Although hair dyes can increase your risk for breakage, you can still have healthy, color-treate...
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What kind of hair color should I use on gray hair?
For locks that are about 20 to 25% gray, use a demi- or semi-permanent hair color that’s closest...
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