"My dermatologist said I could keep coloring hair too so I do. I cut out using the purple shampoo & conditioner that helps keep the color in because another post said that we should eliminate anything with limonene, linalool,…"
"I have cut back or eliminated a lot of chemicals recently. I only get my hair foiled twice a year & will continue to do that. I have never noticed any excess hair loss afterwards. So until then I will continue doing what I am. This summer I did…"
"I used to do overall color but now I only do highlights. My hairstylist has 2 clients now with FFA and others with random hair loss issues. She now avoids overall color that sits on your scalp for any length of time and tries to find other ways to…"
"I am still colouring my hair but switched to Aveda products, not cheap but I find their colours softer and not full of bleach. I actually don't lose hair when I shampoo, my hair loss is just at the front, and it happens insidiously"
"I started looking into this since I got diagnosed recently. I decided I wanted to try to avoid titanium dioxide and I could not find a drugstore foundation brand that didn't contain it. I usually wear foundation every day. I am in the process…"
"Hi ohnonotme, my dermatologist also said it was ok to color my hair. I did experience some itching when I colored my hair but I was experiencing itching in general. I buy my developer and color at Sally’s. After I was diagnosed with FFA I…"
Has anyone discontinued hair coloring since diagnosis with FFA? I usually get highlights done (which involve bleaching) and when I asked the dermatologist if I should stop, she said I could keep doing this. However, I am still thinking about not doing them for now. How about demi-permanent or permanent hair color? Has anyone continued to do this? The derm did advise that I limit heat styling of my hair (which I already was doing).How about the frequency that you wash or brush your hair? Have…See More
I appreciate your comment as I was also wondering if that ingredient was the culprit after I saw a journal article that showed the presence of titanium dioxide in the hair shaft of FFA patients. I looked at my skincare products and…"
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