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Doctor insights on: What Does Hydrogen Peroxide Do To Human Hair

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What does hydrogen peroxide do to human hair?

Typically very littl: The only thing is that it can lighten color treated hair if used regularly. Otherwise it basically acts as an antibacterial agent. ...Read more

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Is hydrogen peroxide bad for your hair because i heard it lightens it?

Is hydrogen peroxide bad for your hair because i heard it lightens it?

Hydrogen Peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is hair bleach & is usually 6 to 10% H2O2. It breaks down melanin in the hair shaft. It also damages the hair shaft which can lead to hair breakage. Repeated contact with H2O2 can kill hair follicles with hair loss and possible balding. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if it's healthier to use a hydrogen peroxide water solution to lighten hair instead of bleach?

Can you tell me if it's healthier to use a hydrogen peroxide water solution to lighten hair instead of bleach?

Peroxide = Bleach: Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is hair bleach & is usually 6 to 10% H2O2. It breaks down melanin in the hair shaft. It also damages the hair shaft which can lead to hair breakage. Repeated contact with H2O2 can kill hair follicles with hair loss and possible balding. ...Read more

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What does hydrogen peroxide do for cuts?

What does hydrogen peroxide do for cuts?

Mild disinfectant: May be used in small quantities as a wound disinfectant. Mild soap and water irrigation just as effective for most minor wounds. Key is copious irrigation with water, i.E "the solution to pollution is dilution". ...Read more

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Is it ok / can someone gargle with hydrogen peroxide?

Is it ok / can someone gargle with hydrogen peroxide?

Mucosal damage: Can hurt the mucosa - to help you further if you are doing this for whitening teeth a better way is to rinse with orthophosphoric acid available as super phosphazyme by biotics cost $15 use 10-15 drops with water rinse then brush acid off with baking soda - will whiten teeth and eliminate odor. I do not like hydrogen peroxide for mouth or in fresh cuts - will cause more harm than good. ...Read more

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Wig that made from human hair take how long to biodegrade?

Wig that made from human hair take how long to biodegrade?

Varies: Many variables on the lifespan of a human hair wig: quality of construction, how often worn, proper maintenance, additives like hair color. Thus, one can last from few weeks to several years. ...Read more

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