Is it OK to have highlights while pregnant?
Most research, although limited, shows it’s safe to colour your hair while pregnant. Some studies have found that very high doses of the chemicals in hair dyes may cause harm. However, these doses are massive compared with the very low amount of chemicals you may be exposed to when colouring your hair.
When can I get my hair highlighted while pregnant?
If you want to be cautious (and rest easier at night), wait until this critical period is over before reaching for the hair dye. “Many doctors recommend holding off on hair color until week 13 of your pregnancy, just to be safe,” Dr. Zanotti says.
What hair dye can I use while pregnant?
ONC Natural Colors Healthier Permanent Hair Color ONC Natural Colors lets you dye your hair while avoiding ammonia and parabens, a big win for pregnant moms.
Can you get highlights in third trimester?
Good news: getting your hair dyed while pregnant is considered safe, especially in the second and third trimesters. Since most hair dyes have little contact with your scalp, the chance of any chemicals reaching your bloodstream, and therefore your baby, is low.
Can I get my hair colored in first trimester?
Wait until after your first trimester to get your hair colored, says Lauren Demosthenes, MD, a senior medical director with Babyscripts. This is when your unborn baby is rapidly developing, so it’s an ideal time to err on the side of caution. After the first trimester, the risk of harm to your baby is a lot smaller.
Can you get your hair professionally dyed while pregnant?
Can you have a miscarriage from dying your hair?
If you’re a hair stylist, it’s difficult to limit chemical exposure. But since too much exposure to bleach and toxic hair treatments can increase your risk for a miscarriage, you must use extra care when applying hair chemicals.
Can I dye my hair at 12 weeks pregnant?
To minimize potential harm to a developing fetus, some experts advise against coloring hair in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. You should wait until your second trimester to color your hair. Rapid growth and development takes place during the first trimester.
Is keratin safe while pregnant?
Skip keratin hair-straightening treatments during pregnancy. They contain harmful formaldehyde. You shouldn’t need to change your shampoo, conditioner, hair spray, gel, mousse, or blow-dry and curling-iron routine while you’re expecting, unless you use prescription dandruff shampoo.