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would you have hair highlighted and/or fake tan if bfeeding?

(7 Posts)
nomorechoc Tue 02-Jun-09 21:04:26

i always try to stay away from unecessary chemicals like this when bfeeding but am a bit desperate for a trip to the hairdressers as it has been ages. would you?

4andnotout Tue 02-Jun-09 21:05:44

I always dye my hair when im pg or bfing, if not i will be mistaken for their grandmother not the mother grin

suwoo Tue 02-Jun-09 21:10:43

Yep have always dyed my hair when pregnant. I am also having a spray tan in 3 weeks for a wedding I am going to.

hobbgoblin Tue 02-Jun-09 21:14:45

Yes, definitely. I don't think hair dye chemicals leech into your milk do they? I am assuming they don't.

Noonki Tue 02-Jun-09 21:21:01

I thought the advice was not too if you are pregnant. therefore I wouldnt when feeding either.

The fact of the matter is, they don't really know what the longterm affects are. Or what the effects are of mixing those chemicals with any other of the thousands of chemcials babies now get exposed to.

Guess it depends on how bad your roots are grin

hobbgoblin Tue 02-Jun-09 21:22:08

My Toni & Guy hairdresser said it was ok when pregnant.

4andnotout Tue 02-Jun-09 21:37:37

NHS Direct advice here

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