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    Default getting hair coloured whilst pregnant?

    I am 26 weeks pregnant and heard you shouldn't get your hair coloured whilst pregnant is this true? Had it done when was 8 weeks so regrowth is looking bad at the moment lucky I have long hair though......anyone else had this problem or do you get it coloured anyway????

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    I did mine yesterday!! Thank goodness I had 3 inches of white roots!
    My obs said its perfectly fine to do after the first 12weeks.
    And that's just him being cautious as he wouldn't even let me go to the gym in the first 12wks!
    Dye away love, you will feel better for it. I feel 10yrs you younger today!

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    So far, it hasn't really been found to be unsafe. Just use ammonia free dye and do it in a well ventilated area.

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    ok cool and YAY a BIG GT stripe is not good look esp when I am dark brown and have dark blond and highlights :-)

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    I did mine just before 5 weeks - I used that new one thats oil and no ammonia, smelt quite nice, I just thought bleach was off limits while preg, not the other stuff?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bellaxo View Post
    I did mine just before 5 weeks - I used that new one thats oil and no ammonia, smelt quite nice, I just thought bleach was off limits while preg, not the other stuff?
    I think you are right, I've never read anywhere that hair dye has been proven to cause any problems.
    I think my obstetrician is just really conservative and doesn't like anything to happen during the first 12 weeks. He didn't even want me to have the fluvax. It's part of the national guidelines that fluvax is safe to have at any point in a pregnancy.

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    There's nothing wrong with dying your hair when you're pregnant. It doesn't penetrate your skin far enough to enter your blood****** and if you have good ventilation you shouldn't have to worry too much about the fumes.

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    My OB said it was fine, but to be cautious wait til after the first tri. Well, I've got 4 days til I can have my hair colored & counting!!!!!

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    My OB is happy as well. You dont absorb any dye


 

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