What’s wrong with box hair dye?

They typically contain high amounts of ammonia, PPDs, nitro dyes, metallic salts, and even henna. These are all harsh chemicals that can be extremely damaging to the hair as well as cause reactions to sensitive skin and allergies.

Should I use box hair dye?

According to Brown, professional color and box color don’t mix well, and people who dye their hair at home run the risk of overprocessing it. … “I wouldn’t recommend that folks do their own color and especially not with box dye,” she said.

Is hair dye from Sally’s better than box dye?

Sally’s is higher quality than box dye, for sure. I’ve used Ion and Arctic Fox and they were both vibrant and far less corrosive than box dye.

What should you use instead of box dye?

Try the following natural hair dyes if you’re looking for alternative ways to color your hair.

  • Carrot juice. Try carrot juice if you want to give your hair a reddish-orange tint. …
  • Beet juice. …
  • Henna. …
  • Lemon juice. …
  • Coffee. …
  • Sage. …
  • Chamomile tea.

Which box dye is least damaging?

The 5 Least-Damaging Box Hair Dyes

  1. Best Overall, All Things Considered: Revlon Colorsilk Beautiful Color. …
  2. Runner-Up: Garnier Olia Ammonia-Free Permanent Hair Color. …
  3. Best For Natural-Looking Highlights: L’Oréal Paris Feria Multi-Faceted Shimmering Permanent Hair Color. …
  4. Best For Touch-Ups: L’Oréal Paris Magic Root Rescue.
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