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Hair Coloring and Highlighting Allergies : Ways to Treat Them

Girls are always into the different kinds of hair trends. From straight to wave and then to curls. Following the latest hair trends will make them look fabulous and standout in their own unique way. Two of the most popular hair treatments that a lot of girls do to their hair is to have a hair color and highlights. Let’s face it, we all went through coloring our hair or adding a few highlights. These are just few of our ways to look good and feel confident about ourselves.

But did you know that there are girls out there who are allergic to some chemicals that are found in hair coloring and highlighting products? There are a lot of people who were born with sensitive skin. Hair coloring products contain chemicals like the para-phenylenediamine which is a chemical that penetrates the hair shaft. And if your skin is sensitive, there is a huge chance this kind of chemical will also penetrate your skin. And this leads to an allergic reaction.

Worry no more because there are different ways on how to take care of your hair and scalp.

Allergy Remedy

Heal your allergy with the use of the ingredients that you already have at home. This way, you will no longer have to spend that much in the drug-store. Below is a list of the top effective home remedies for allergies.

Lemon+Yogurt Juice

Benefits: Lemon is known for its antiseptic factor. When it is applied to the affected area, it can calm down the aggravated skin. Yogurt, on the other hand, is known for its probiotic factor. The combination of lemon and yogurt can help soothe and lessen the irritation of the affected area.

  • -1tsp Lemon & 4tbsp Yogurt
  • -Mix them up then apply it on the affected areas for 30 minutes.
  • -Rinse with cold water.
  • -Repeat 2-3 times a week until it is gone.

Mint or Basil

Benefits: Mint and basil have similar features. Both are leaves that can give cool soothing benefits not just for your food or drink, but also for your skin as well.  It can relieve the itchy sensation to make you feel comfortable during your day.

  • -Fist full of mint or basil
  • -Boil them with hot water. Once boiled, let it cool down for a little bit.
  • -Use cotton to dip into the boiled leaves and gently swab it to the affected area on your scalp.
  • -Leave it for 20-30 mins then was it with cool/warm water.
  • -Repeat 2-3 times a week.

Aloe Vera

Benefits: Aloe Vera has a lot of benefits for the hair and skin. Once it is used, it can soothe the area of allergy and can help keep the hair healthy at the same time.

  • -1tbsp of Aloe Vera Gel
  • -Spread the gel all over the affected area then leave it for 20mins.
  • -Rinse with lukewarm/cool water.
  • -Repeat 2-3 times a week.

Coconut Oil

Benefits: Coconut has its antibacterial properties that can be used as a part of our daily beauty routine. Once it is applied to the area where your allergy is, it can heal it up in no time.

  • -2tbsp of Coconut Oil
  • -Apply the oil all over your hair and scalp for better results.
  • -Leave it for 30mins or overnight.
  • -Rinse with warm/cool water.
  • -Repeat 2-3 times a week.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Benefits: Apple cider is popular for its multipurpose benefits. It can help you in cleaning and as well as taking care of your health and your skin. It has an anti-inflamatory effect that can prevent any further irritation that may occur on your allergies.

  • -1tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • -1 cup of water
  • -Dilute the applce cider with the cup of water ~ set it aside
  • -Wash your hair with sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner
  • -Rinse with the deluted apple cider as your final wash. And do not wash any further.
  • -Do it once a week. Apple cider is too strong which is why it is not recommended to repeat it more than once.

Olive Oil

Benefits: Similar to coconut oil, olive oil also has its antibacterial properties. It can help cleanse the irritated area on your scalp easily.

  • -2tbsp olive oil
  • -Place the oil into the bowl and heat it until it is warm enough for you to apply on your scalp.
  • -Leave it for 30 mins.
  • -Wash it with a sulfate-free shampoo and use cool/lukewarm water.
  • -Repeat 2-3 times a week.

Allergies can happen anytime, most especially if you still don’t know what you’re allergic to. Want to get your hair colored? Or just add a little bit of highlights? There are a lot of hair salons specialising in color Rockville. And to make sure that you will be comfortable and love your new look, it is best to go to a professional hair stylist. They know what to do with your hair and give you tips on how to take care of your hair. Also, will also make sure that your hair and scalp will remain healthy even if you have a new look.

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