Simply put, colored hair is a creative expression of self and the self is ever-changing. Are you the person you were yesterday? No. We evolve every minute of our existence. If we are changing, why can’t the color of our hair? Whenever you color your hair, you might look and feel like a whole new person. Imagine getting brilliantly vibrant highlights, subtle lowlights, soft balayage, or even fun global hair color to replace your rich black hair! People you see on a daily basis might not even recognize you at the first glance. But that’s the fun part, right?
However, a lot of people restrict themselves from the crazy world of hair colors for men and hair colors for women giving into the out-of-the-world myths surrounding the whole process. You must have come across some weird myths too because we sure have. So, ‘hair’ we have some of the silliest hair coloring myths that are simply untrue!
# Myth 1: Hair coloring causes irreparable damage!
A common misconception associated with coloring your hair is the severity of the damage. Let’s get to the root of this myth. Does hair color cause damage? Yes. When you color your hair, the developer opens up the hair cuticle for the color to get deposited. However, a good post-hair color routine including hair color-protect shampoo, conditioners and others, helps you maintain the color and steer clear of damage. Isn’t that the same case when you apply make-up on your face?
Also, if you’re scared of long-term commitments and damage, you can always try temporary hair colors. They leave a coating on the outer layer of the hair and can be washed off according to your convenience. Temporary hair colors do not damage your hair as they do not alter the natural hair color you own.
At the end of the day, your hair will get damaged if you won’t maintain a good hair care routine – colored or otherwise!
#Myth 2: Coloring at home is super tough!
Of all myths we’ve heard, this one takes the cake. When it comes to permanent hair colors, yes, we kind of agree. But coloring altogether? No way. Temporary hair colors can be applied in minutes within the four walls of your home without bleaching! The best part about using temporary hair colors is that you don’t need external help at all. One shampoo is all it takes to wash it off.
Also Read : Colouring Your Hair At Home: Here’s Everything You Need To Know!
#Myth 3: You can shampoo your hair soon after coloring
It is advised to not subject colored hair to shampoo right away after coloring. With temporary hair color, one shampoo session is all it takes to lose it entirely. While dealing with permanent hair colors, it is ideal to wait for 72 hours before shampooing. In this manner, you give the color enough time to settle.
#Myth 4: It’s totally okay to use regular shampoo for colored hair
No. When you get your locks permanently colored, you shouldn’t use a regular shampoo. There are a number of color-protect products available in the hair care market specifically designed for hair subjected to permanent hair colors. Using regular shampoo will not do anything for colored hair and also might even fade the permanent color you got.
#Myth 5: Coloring is expensive
We can guarantee that whoever started spreading this rumour about hair coloring has no idea how it works! A lot of people subconsciously associate coloring with expensive parlour visits. Coloring isn’t expensive at all. Colorisma’s range of 5 vibrant temporary hair colors is available in a kit that costs just 999rs! Coloring is expensive only if you want it to be!
#Myth 6: Coloring is a trap with no escape.
People assume that if you color your hair once, there’s no going back. You have to keep coloring it over and over again, which is simply not the case. Recoloring your hair is a choice totally up to you. After coloring your hair, you can retain your natural hair color again after some time. If your coloring phase is over, you don’t have to color again!
#Myth 7: Coloring increases grey hair
What even?! Not at all. Greying has nothing to do with coloring and everything to do with genetics. Our hair begins to turn grey only when melanin in our hair stops producing the color pigment as it used to. Coloring in no way accelerates greying.
#Myth 8: Switching one hair color to another is difficult
Keeping permanent hair colors aside, switching one color to another is a cakewalk. With temporary hair colors, it doesn’t even take more than 15 minutes to switch from one color to another. You wash off a bright red hair color and dab on a funky blue hair color before heading to a night out after brunch. Doesn’t it sound similar to changing an outfit?
On that note, you need to check out Anveya Colorisma metallic and matte temporary hair colors. You can apply these gorgeous hair colors in 2 minutes without bleach anytime anywhere!
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#Myth 9: Hair coloring often leads to hair thinning
False. Hair thinning is a result of unhealthy eating habits, changing environmental factors and lifestyle changes. When your hair isn’t getting sufficient vitamins and minerals, you’ll begin to experience thinning. Coloring sadly gets the blame. Temporary hair colors do not damage your hair at all.
Also Read : Temporary Hair Colors: Pros & Cons
#Myth 10: Maintaining hair color is costly and time-consuming!
Ideally, you should have a good hair care routine to maintain healthy hair. Once you color your hair, you can follow the same routine but with color-protect products instead. The time you used to spend on hair care doesn’t change. Color-protecting products are available at reasonable prices in the hair care market.
If you want to color your hair and you have the best hair color in your mind, do not think twice. Just go for it. Have fun. Maintain a good hair care routine, pamper your hair once in a while with the right products and you’ll be fine. Do not lend your ears to false myths. It’s only hair, it’ll grow back again.
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