I've read that coloring your hair is safe to do with alopecia, and I am a hairdresser. However, I'm still curious about others with this issue, and their experiences with coloring their hair. Any…Continue
I am a 45 year old hairdresser, and found out I had a bald spot when i was actually getting my own hair cut. That was in May, and since then, it has gotten larger. I also have found a few other small…Continue
"Actually, all hair color requires a 24 hour patch test on the arm before it is applied to the head. Allergies can happen quite quickly and they can be serious so I would NOT color if you experienced burning sensation.
Having said that, it may…"
"That's good to hear, Angie. Thanks! Yeah, I've been using the same stylist and when I did check with her months later she said there'd been no change. Seems like the only thing that's changed is my head! Interestingly, when I had…"
"So far, I have gotten color 3 or 4 times since finding out i have alopecia. I haven't had any reaction to date while the color is on my hair. I do get itchy at times where my hair is missing, but not while coloring it. I have read that itching…"
"Thanks, Angie, and you too! So you never experience any burning or anything while dying your hair? I'm probably going to dive in and do some root touch up myself in not too long - that way if I have a horrible burning sensation again I can just…"
"it was probably just coincidental. I have clients that experience some burning and or itching while the color is on their hair, but not to the point of needing it rinsed off. It happens on occasion, not every time they get it done. I have colored my…"
"My dermatologist says it's safe and to go ahead but I haven't been able to bring myself to get it dyed. The last time I had it done was nine months ago, before I'd suffered any hair loss and the dying process burned like crazy - I…"
"You're quite welcome. Trust me, this is extremely hard for me to deal with, as I'm sure it is for everyone who has it. Me being a hairstylist, on top of it, is torture. Hope you have success in your purchase."
"Yes, they are both autoimmune disorders. If you have one autoimmune disorder, the its possible / probable to have / get more.
Thyroid problems also go with alopecia, but not always. And, not everyone who has thyroid get Hashimotos or Graves.
I've read that coloring your hair is safe to do with alopecia, and I am a hairdresser. However, I'm still curious about others with this issue, and their experiences with coloring their hair. Any input is appreciated. Thanks!See More
"I am a hairstylist, and i haven't ever cut a wig. If i had a client to ask me, I would first try to direct them to a person with experience. However, it is not out of the question for me to do it for a long time client. If you've been…"
"From my experience, it is just a waiting game; I just replied to the 17 year old who posted, "Just a few questions." I've read all the replies and your responses to date. I was given the cortisone injections by a…"
"I'm really sorry you are going through this. I started the same way. I've now lost about 40%-50% of my hair on my head and it just keeps falling out. Currently I'm trying the AIP diet to see if it will help along with Corizone…"
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