Fashion Hair Dye vs Gray Hair Coloring 

08.02.2021 | Hair Care, VIANGE HAIR San Francisco, VIANGE HAIR Saratoga, VIANGE HAIR Dublin, VIANGE HAIR Fremont, VIANGE HAIR Plano

Did you have a mild heart attack when you discovered your very first gray hair? Most people feel it’s a hassle to combat their grays or are tired of covering them the same color. Today, we want to explain two ways to cover your gray hair because even if you're trying to achieve the same result, the methods are quite the opposite.

Fashion Hair Dye - gently remove melanin to achieve a lighter tone color.

Gray Hair Coloring - deposit colors into hair that has lost melanin.

Before taking steps, we must understand your hair by evaluating the melanin level in your hair. Melanin is produced by the hair matrix cells, and gray hair is the result of lacked melanin. Unfortunately, gray hair tends to be thicker, drier, and resistant to retaining moisture. Because gray hair lacks moisture and contains higher lipids, they act differently to certain chemical processes.

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Do you want to cover your grays AND tone up the shade? We got you. It is a longer process because you have to take both steps to achieve this result. To prep, we remove the melanin before applying color dye to achieve the desired shade. Choosing appropriate products are the key to avoid hair damage so that you can enjoy beautiful, long-lasting healthy hair.

If you have any questions about coloring, please visit us for a free consultation.


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