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daft question but can i dye my hair?

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AwayWithTheFaries Mon 26-Oct-09 20:48:13

im breastfeeding ds2 is it ok to dye my scraggley greys?

SCARYspicemonster Mon 26-Oct-09 20:54:00


Gemzooks Mon 26-Oct-09 22:40:00

I would think twice. There is some majorly nasty stuff in some hair dyes. in germany there's some lab you can have your breast milk tested, because it contains quite a few chemicals such as brominated flame retardants from your mattress etc. I would seriously cut down on your exposure to anything potentially harmful while bf... another example would be garden pesticides, shoe cleaner, hairsprays etc.

exbrummie Tue 27-Oct-09 14:26:47

I would think twice as well but for a different reason(hormones)I had a perm when ds was about 5 months and was breastfeeding,it turned into a mass of frizz which I am convinced was due to the hormones as it had never happened before.They say don't have a perm or colour your hair in pregnancy as the hormones may have a strange effect.You don't want your hair to turn green or something!

DiazePam Tue 27-Oct-09 17:08:11

Oh come on, seriously do people do that? Get your milk tested???? Who on earth would do such a thing and what could you possibly do about it anyway?

It's absolutely fine to colour your hair BTW.

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