If you’re unsure about a hair dye, apply a small portion on a part of your skin first to see if there’s any reaction before applying on your scalp.
Some contain PPD (p-Phenylenediamine)
PPD is banned in some countries
It can cause this swelling
Not everybody will have this reaction to hair dyes containing PPD, but if you do, it can be really painful!
The reactions can start as soon as 2 days after
But that’s not where it stopsYou run the risk of getting sensitized to these dyes, what does it mean? It means that if you ever get exposed again, you may develop a life threatening reaction to it.
There is the case of a woman who died from a reaction to hair dye she had used beforeIf you have ever had a reaction to hair dyes, no matter how little, avoid using hair dyes that contain p-Phenylenediamine or Toluene-2,5-diamine.
Ask to see what the contents are before your barber uses it on you
If you have a reaction, see a doctor immediately
Slay Safe 🌚