Color treatments can potentially damage natural hair but if you take precautions particularly by having your hair colored by a professional they do not have to be.
A hair dye works by either removing, replacing or covering up the color pigment naturally found in your hair. Permanent synthetic dyes are more likely to weaken and damage hair than natural dyes and temporary hair rinses.
Disadvantages of hair color
The healthier your natural hair is the more it will "accept" the hair color without damage. If your hair is fragile do not apply any color before speaking to a professional.
Don't forget to deep condition at least weekly when you color your hair. A deep condition will keep the health of your hair in tip-top shape.
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