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Safe Hair Color Products
Applying skin hair bleach, body hair removing creams or hair coloring products safe while trying 2 conceive? How about during pregnancy?
Had bad experience at salon after hair coloring. Are store hair dyes safer for your scalp and hair? Tyvm
Yes: Should not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
M indian.Is chemicals used in hair coloring dye bad for brain?Do the coloring of hairs affect existing black hairs?
HAIR DYE: No. It's does not affect the brain .Only colors the nonblack hairs. ...Read more
It depends,,: This appears to be a vitamin supplement drink with biotin in it for hair and nails. It does come with warnings, so if you pay attention to them it may be OK but if you have any adverse reactions you should stop and you should not have too much alcohol in any case. In fact, if you have not used this before it is best to see your doctor before using it or alcohol at all. Good luck! ...Read more
No,I believe it: acts as a moisturizer in hair care products and makes the hair softer ...Read more
Pubic darkening and pubic pimples.Im allergic to lemon and use wax for hair removal n fair skin color.
Salicylic acid maybe: I find that salicylic acid is better for fighting razor bumps. It is a better anti-inflammatory agents. Dilute hydrogen peroxide may also help to lighten skin in this area. Bleaching agents generally consist of retin-a, triamcinolone, kojic-acid and hydroquinone but these are not recommended for the pubic area. ...Read more
Yes: Must go to a trained professional with a lot of experience in persons of color. THe lasers that would be safest for you are the YAG and the 910 diode like lightsheer ...Read more
No: During pregnancy it usually best to just stay on your prescribed prenatal vitamin. Otc supplements sometimes have contaminants in them that. (unless your supplement is from a company that tests its bulk materials and attests its purity) this holds true during breast feeding. Continuation of the prescribed prenatal is the safest approach for at least the first 6 months. ...Read more
Which supplement would be better natures bounty hair skin and nails or twinlab hair factors to cure dry damaged brittle chemically relaxed hair?
Tincture of time: You can try either of the products you mentioned, but in general, once hair shafts are damaged they will stay damaged until you grow your hair out. So stop applying chemicals, or at very least use something less harsh, and be very gentle with it (minimize brushing, blow drying, etc.) until new, healthy hair shafts can grow in. ...Read more
Can teenagers such as 12-18 use the product " spring valley hair skin nails biotin pill vitamins " for hair growth ?
Does Not Help: No evidence that it helps hair growth and never tested for safety.So not good idea. ...Read more
What is the best way to remove facial hair? Without shaving or using nair hair removal products it burns my skin, I use extra sensitive skin products.
Laser hair removal: Laser hair removal is the most effective method to remove facial or body hair. Electrolysis can be used for smaller regions but is less reliable and technique dependent than lasers. Lasers are very safe if performed by a skilled and experienced physician or provider. Vaniqa cream also helps reduce hair growth by 40% but effects wear off after discontinuing use. Laser effects are long-lasting. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I buy a hair product from the U.S but it's ingredients are distributed from another country should the product be safe to use? Thanks
Probably : You can always check with the CPSC to see if any recalls have been issued or call Consumer Reports Magazine. That is a trailing indicator of course but they keep up on these things! ...Read more
What is safest type of hair color for someone in early fifties? Some brands can result in severe allergic reaction.
Everyone's Unique: Everyone 's immune system responds differently to proteins that are not our own. Some people develop allergies after one exposure, while others it may take 30 years. Some people NEVER develop allergies to certain chemicals. Unless you're set on coloring your hair, the safest product is no hair color at all. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have my hair rebond and hair color 2days ago, is it still safe to breastfeed my 2weeks old baby?
Is it safe and effective to use hairmax laser comb product to grow hair, and what are the possible side effects ?!
Marketing; ? if more: Study FDA letters: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf6/K060305.pdf, http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf9/K093499.pdf & http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf10/K103368.pdf which are just notification letters without any verification of efficacy for claims. Laser devices are also marketed for killing hair follicles. Like Elon Musk, go back to basics: http://foundation.bz/20/ ...Read more
Is it safe to color my hair. During pregnancy? I am six months pregnant. I use loreal hair color are they safe during pregnancy?
Yes: You may color your hairGet a more detailed answer ›
Can you suggest of a safe product/ brand, if one needs to colour some of the white hair in eyebrows while the rest of hair are dark brown/black
Hair dye: Any hair dye may be used to tint brow hair. Do not get it into your eyes. ...Read more
Never seen it: I must admit I have never seen this product or had a patient dye their pubic hair. Based on the information on their website it appears to be a standard hair dye product just branded for pubic hair use. I can not comment specifically on the safety for genital use but it is likely as safe as other hair dye products. ...Read more
I am a 25 yr old male with hair loss for around 4-5 yrs now.Are tablets like cipla fipecia safe to use? I have heard good results of the product.
? Finpecia ?: If you mean "finpecia", it's the same Finasteride as the us product Propecia (finasteride) -- at least it probably is, since it's produced in india and is not approved for sale in the us. If (and that's a big if) it is exactly the same as the us product, it has the same risks and benefits as propecia (finasteride). Ask your doc. ...Read more
How safe is the "tria's home hair removal 4x"? I'm planning to buy it as it would save me up money. Any other better lazer product than tria? Thnx dr
Hi im 4 months pregnant & my natural hair color is starting to show so i was going to purchase ammonia free brown hair dye to dye my hair.Is this safe?
Ask your OB doc: I tell my pts to wait until they are out of the 1st trimester for any hair dyes that would be 13 weeks. ...Read more
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Is it safe to take fish oil, emu oil and ginko biloba i also take a hair vitamin called hirsana it's a swiss product thank you.
Yes: But check with your doctor always......Get a more detailed answer ›
Melanin: Skin color is determined by the amount of melanin pigment that is deposited in the skin. Melanin comes from cells called melanocytes that live in the upper levels of skin (epidermis). Darker skinned people produce large deposits of melanin. Hair color is determined by two type of melanin pigment (eumelanin and pheomelanin) different combinations of these give different hair color. ...Read more
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