WHAT CAUSES GRAY HAIR
Hair turns gray when the body stops producing melanin. This absence of pigment can make strands look white, gray or silver depending on hair’s natural color. Factors that influence what causes gray hair include aging, stress, genetics and reactions to medication. Everybody is different and will go gray in their own unique way.
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HOW HAIR TEXTURE AFFECTS GRAY COVERAGE
What to Know for Covering Fine Gray Hairs
Covering grays on fine hair tends to be easier than other textures because hair isn't as "thirsty". Since strands are thinner and less dense, the color can penetrate easier. Remember that fine hair can be straight, wavy or curly - it's the hair texture not its temperament that matters.
What to Know for Covering Coarse Gray Hairs
It can be notoriously hard to cover grays on thick, coarse hair because strands are larger and tend to be dry, creating a rougher surface that rejects color. This type of hair will need to be saturated completely and may require extended processing time after color is applied (usually 5-10 extra minutes).
CARING FOR DYED GRAY HAIR
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Permanent Color Favorites
Permanent Color Favorites
Nutrisse Ultra Crème 50 - Medium Natural Brown Natural medium brown shade. Provides 100% gray coverage.
Nutrisse Ultra Coverage 400 - Sweet Pecan Permanent, nourishing color creme with three fruit oils - avocado, olive, and shea
Garnier Olia Ammonia Free Hair Color Olia 4.0 - Dark Brown Our 1st oil powered permanent haircolor with no ammonia for brilliant color and visibly healthier hair.
Rich, Long Lasting Color Color Sensation 1.0 - Black Be Sensational!
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Everything You Need to Know About At-Home Hair Color
Whether you need help choosing the right shade, want to know how much time to budget or would like to learn how to make your color last, these tips and tricks can help. They simplify the process to make coloring hair at-home a breeze.