To change your hair color, without attacking your lengths, bet on these new products with gentle formulas.
In the era of “green beauty” , there is no longer any question of poisoning oneself with ultra chemical products. Consumers are now looking for natural alternatives for their body, face and even hair care. More and more brands on the coloring market are taking this “clean” turn. But how do you find your way around the multitude of appellations? “Vegetal”, “delicate”, “natural”, “with plant extracts” … A small point is essential!
Natural colors actually group together three types of color :
- Vegetable colors:
These colorings made from plant powder are made from 100% natural ingredients . Among these plants which make it possible to color the hair fiber, we find henna , indigo or even turmeric. The break time is quite long, from 40 minutes to 2 hours depending on the shade and the number of white hairs to cover. The limit ? It is not possible to lighten your hair with vegetable coloring. And forget the cold reflections, it can only offer warm nuances.
Our darlings? The vegetable coloring of Aroma-Zone and Color Herbalia by Garnier.
- Natural tone-on-tone colors:
Also called “gloss”, these semi-permanent colors are less aggressive than oxidation colors. All controversial chemical ingredients – such as ammonia, oxidant and toluene – are thus banned. Conversely, they are often enriched with natural active ingredients , such as vegetable oils , to protect the hair and preserve its shine.
The pigmentation technique of this type of coloring is also softer: the pigment does not replace the natural melanin of the hair, but it is simply deposited on the surface of the hair fiber, thus respecting the natural structure of the hair. Color fades with washes, without root effect. But again, impossible to lighten her hair with this type of coloring.
Our darlings? The temporary coloring gel by Christophe Robin, the hair clay coloring by Cattier and the Color One by Patrice Mulato.
- Permanent soft colors:
Less “clean” than vegetable or tone-on-tone colors, permanent so-called “soft” colors still tend to favor natural ingredients as much as possible . The oxidant which modifies the melanin of the hair remains in the formula, but ammonia, parabens, alcohol or even PPDs are generally excluded. They are particularly recommended for sensitive scalps and weakened hair.
Our darlings? The natural coloring of Effi Color, the delicate permanent coloring of Douss Color and the permanent coloring care of Herbatint.