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I'm pregnant but I want to dye my hair. Will this harm my unborn child?

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David Escobar
Family Medicine
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In brief: Maybe

By and large, highlights are relatively safe.
However, there may be some products out there that have harmful chemicals. It is best to wait for hair highlights until after the first trimester. The first trimester is when the fetus is most vulnerable to harmful chemicals and substances. Try "greener" options for hair products-.

In brief: Maybe

By and large, highlights are relatively safe.
However, there may be some products out there that have harmful chemicals. It is best to wait for hair highlights until after the first trimester. The first trimester is when the fetus is most vulnerable to harmful chemicals and substances. Try "greener" options for hair products-.
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