If you’ve been lightening your hair for years with highlights or single process, going darker will give the appearance of softer, shinier, healthier hair. The reason being darker colors fill in porous hair better making it look less, well, fried.
Is darker hair dye less damaging?
“Everyone is different and everyone’s hair reacts differently, but going darker is far less damaging than lightening it,” she said. At the same time, remember that your hair might feel dryer at first, since either way, you’re chemically altering it.
Does dying hair brown cause damage?
Whether you took extra precautions or not, there’s good news: Bleaching makes hair dry and brittle over time, but going brown won’t put your hair at further risk. “The bright side of going darker is that there is no real damage,” Still says.
Why you shouldn’t dye your hair black?
Your Hair Looks Lackluster
Lighter hair colors tend to look less healthy and thin. When you add black hair dye, this deposits color molecules in the hair shaft, which actually fattens up the strand just a bit. So dyeing hair black can make it look thicker.
Does dying your hair change your natural color?
Hair color doesn’t affect your natural color. If you are a level 8 or lighter and you have been dying your hair darker then you will need to redu every 4–6 weeks. Just like with grey hair. Your natural hair may seem darker due to lack of sunlight.
How can I revive my dyed hair?
How to repair chemically damaged or colored hair
- Use a moisture-rich hair dye.
- Only dye your roots.
- Invest in a good brush to prevent breakage.
- Don’t brush wet hair.
- Use heat protectant.
- Make sure hair is dry before styling.
- Replace old heat tools.
- Shield hair from the sun.
Is dying your hair a sin?
Can Christians dye their hair? Christians can dye their hair. There is nothing wrong with changing the color of your hair. The Bible reminds us in Proverbs 31:30, “beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.” Our worth should be found in the Lord, not the color of our hair.