Should I Dye My Hair Again?
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Should I Dye My Hair Again? Here Are Three Things To Consider!

Want To Dye Your Hair Again?

Dying hair is fun and exhilarating. Its super fun to know that when your hair is finished intaking the color, you’ll have an entirely different look! When I decided to dye my hair for the first time, I wasn’t wholly aware of the necessary maintenance when it comes to colored hair.

I also didn’t know how long my newly colored hair would last. Also, because my hair was already damaged, I didn’t realize how much coloring my hair would change the health of my hair.

All of these factors and more went into play when I decided whether I would dye my hair again. I didn’t know how long to wait before getting a color treatment again, but after about two months, I decided not to dye my hair again.

My reasoning for this was rooted in a lot of different factors that we’ll discuss. The important thing is that you know what to pay attention to when it comes to deciding on your colored hair. Think about why you want to color your hair again.

Also, it’s essential to think about the effects another coloring will have on your hair. Let’s get into everything you should consider.

chocolate brown hair

Three Things To Consider

When it comes to redoing the color of your hair, there are three things you should consider. For me, when I was finding everything, I had a list of three things.

Did I want to keep the same color, try a different color or go back to my natural hair? What is the condition of my hair right now? Is it healthy? Also, do I want to go through this process again in two months?

All of these questions ran through my head when I was making the crucial decision of whether to color my hair again. It was vital for me to think thoroughly about each answer, especially considering that color is a significant process for hair to undergo.

After thinking about all of the potential outcomes, I decided not to get my hair colored again, but the same doesn’t have to be for you. It’s important to know that each dye experience is different.

Your hair may be more equipped than the next person’s, and it’s vital to know that.

Be mindful of how your hair reacts when it comes to dye, and the answer will become more apparent to you.

mixing hair dye

Same Color, New Color, Old Color?

Your preference of color should be a considerable part of the choice you make regarding recoloring your hair. You should think about whether you want the same color again. If you do want the same color, it should be easy to make a decision.

By the time that you need another dye treatment, you should be used to the upkeep. The upkeep is generally the same for each color, but it depends on each hair type. Be sure to keep that in mind as you choose.

If you want a new color, be sure to do your research. Look up the exact color that you want, and pay attention to the color that you currently have.

You’ll need to think about whether your new color will be difficult to change to from your current color. The difficulty of the transition process depends on the color you’re transitioning from and the color you are changing too.

If you want to go back to your old color, then apparently your answer is to let the dye grow out. Talk to your stylist to see if there are ways to speed up the process. If not, you’ll have to be patient.

bold colors

Check On The Health Of Your Hair!

Before deciding to re-do the dye for your hair, you should do a hair checkup. How is the health of your hair? If your hair was previously damaged, then it’s essential that you take care of it before deciding to color again.

Dye is a quick way to create damage or further current damage to hair. You don’t want to risk the health of your hair just for the sake of having a cute color and style. If your hair has dried out because of the color, try doing a unique conditioning treatment.

If your hair is completely healthy, then you should have nothing to worry about. Using dye on your hair again shouldn’t affect your hair in damaging ways.

The health of your hair should be the essential factor when it comes to making a choice. If you don’t have healthy hair, you could lose the vibrancy in your hair.

frizz

Do You Want To Go Through The Process Again?

This is important to think about. You should think about whether you want to go through the process of coloring again. When I was thinking about my hair, I knew that I didn’t want to sit down for a few hours and potentially damage my hair again in the process.

The process of dye is lengthy, and the upkeep can be tricky. Before choosing to put the color product on your hair, you should be aware of the necessary maintenance. Colored hair needs a lot of moisture and care because of the way the chemicals in dye strips the hair.

Think twice before choosing to color your hair again. Also, a big part of your decision should be the weather you’re doing it on your own, or with a stylist.

You’ll have to decide whether you’ll want to spend the extra money as well.

foil hair dye color

So, What Did You Decide?

Deciding to dye your hair again can be a difficult decision to make, or it can be reasonably straightforward. It all depends on who you are, and what your hair color goals are.

Be sure to keep the three tips in mind as you think about it. Check on the health of your hair and be sure that you’re not damaging your hair even further.

Contemplate on whether you want to go through the process again. Also, think about whether you’ll be doing it yourself this time around, or with a stylist.

All of these factors are important when it comes to dying your hair again!

About Simi Muhumuza

Simi is an undergraduate student at GSU. She is studying psychology, and is an avid black mental health advocate. She is also a poet, and is working on a book that will be released next year. She DJ’s on her spare time, and can be reached on all social outlets as @simimoonlight.

3 thoughts on “Should I Dye My Hair Again? Here Are Three Things To Consider!

  1. Shay Cole says:

    👏🏾👏🏾 nice article! A lot of people do not understand how chemicals really can affect the integrity of their hair. Colors are probably the most fun part of my work, but can also be one of the most tricky, for many reasons.

  2. Erika Davies says:

    I’m always nervous when it comes to coloring my hair. Though I love to look at it I can never work up the courage to do it on my natural hair. As the article states, there are many factors when it comes to dying your hair and this article articulates that clearly. Reading this lets me know what I should consider if I decide to dye my hair in the future!! Another great one, PLE!

  3. Tiffany Halll says:

    I love love love coloring, I never colored my natural hair due to not wanting over process it,however I love coloring wigs and hair bundles, color makes my eyes pop and compliments my skin tone, but I always color on healthy hair and usually it’s a one time thing for me, but this is good to know if I ever feel daring to color my own hair.

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