Question: Am I allergic to hair dye?

I dyed my hair recently and had a really bad reaction where I had broken skin on my scalp and my face started to become swollen. I contacted my doctor before it got worse and had to be put on antibiotic. I take it that I react badly to PPD and TDS. Please can you recommend product that I could use that will not cause the adverse reaction. P.S. The last product I used was ammonia-free but it didn't help.

Answer

Hi there. I know of no product that does not have PPD in it, even Henna has it. Ammonia is a completely separate ingredient. You could look at having a colour done in foils and remaining far from the root, but this is a risk as people have died from colour allergies before.

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