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Colouring Hair Can Cause It To Break Off
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Colouring Hair Can Cause It To Break Off

Fact or Fiction?

Although colour-treating hair is rarely linked to hair fall from the scalp, the process does indeed damage hair. The chemicals in hair colour can strip the cuticle of the F-layer (hair’s naturally-protective lipid layer that gives hair its natural sheen and damage protection), so colour-treated hair can be more prone to hair breakage. Using hair products, which are formulated for colour-treated hair, will help a great deal in restoring hair’s strength against damage as well as its luminosity and manageability. Furthermore, recent advances in hair colour technology are bringing less damaging at-home hair colour options to the market, so there is little reason to worry about hair fall caused by breakage.

Verdict: Fact