All the best, Alex. September 3, 2018 It imparts a reddish-brown tinge to your hair, helps strengthen it, and works as a hair conditioner. In summary: (You will have to let it all grow out if it is permanent color!) The other thing is that many chemicals stay in the body. Plus, Malhotra says it is gentler on strands because it conditions, strengthens and adds color without changing the composition of … Possibly also linked to fava? The information in this article regarding other chemicals in hair dye that can cause reactions is spot-on and important to note–thank you for that. Hairprint can be great, but doesn’t work perfectly for everyone. Apologies, but I felt it necessary to add a warning. But if new to Hair Color for sure the smartest place to start with if you want full permanent hair color. If henna doesn’t work for you, then you need to consider the options given in Section 2 in the article – semi-permanent. I have had an allergy towards ppd for years now and I have tried lots of different products that are supposed to be ppd free but are not! Thankyou. From my research you need to apply heat to the product to make it permanent. See this article for more on that: https://www.allergy-insight.com/ppd-allergy-and-the-gentle-molecule/. She would end up with a rash. OOCH ): Hi Nadine, Often the process involves mixing sachets of chemicals together, applying them to the hair, then later laundering the hair with an unfamiliar shampoo and conditioning it with an unfamiliar conditioner … All in all, there could be many new ingredients being applied in sequence, any number of which could be triggering. Good luck! Bear in mind that you have to be even more careful outside Europe, where restrictions on PPD may not apply. NaturVital ColourSafe (US) / NaturVital ColourSafe (UK). Henna is a 100% natural coloring agent, although results can be a little unpredictable and of course temporary. Suitable for black and brown untreated hair. There are so many products listed on the web, can you PLEASE help sort out a good choice! The best henna based hair color is from Lagona (German brand) that we can buy at Whole Foods; its absolutely fantastic, completely pure, in a cream form. Thanks. Thanks for sharing your experience Billie. PPD’s full name is paraphenylenediamine or p-phenylenediamine. In simple words, what does it mean..? Logona (Worldwide) Recently, PPD received bad press when it was used to darken henna tattoos and caused numerous disfiguring scars. By the sounds of it, you have hay fever (tree / grass) so you may have had these previously, but not obviously, and the PPD reaction magnified them by heightening the sensitivity of your immune system. Joel Warren, a master colorist and the co-founder of Warren-Tricomi salons, believes that hair becomes healthier and fuller when using a plant-based dye like henna. Sorry to hear that. Very affordable, too! I would highly suggest anyone with ANY allergic reaction whatsoever ….STOP USING PERMANENT DYE. the ingredients: COLOUR DEVELOPING EMULSION: 20 Vol Aqua/Water/Eau, Hydrogen Peroxide, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ceteareth-20, Cetyl Alcohol, Polyquaternium-6, Ceteareth-33, Oxyquinoline Sulfate, Etidronic Acid. I work as a model, and it is important for me to keep beautiful hair – but now my roots are coming out, and it’s not looking great. That said, I want to make it clear that the expert advice to anyone diagnosed with PPD allergy, no matter how ‘mild’ or ‘severe’, is strict and complete avoidance. The Sante Colour Creams look to be indigo-free. January 5, 2020 I know it’s frustrating for you, but it’s just impossible to give this sort of guarantee of ‘safety’. Have you tried the Naturtint Reflex Black, mentioned in the article near the Herbatint Vegetal? It’s difficult for me to recommend on effectiveness. I’m just happy I can have brown hair again! I had two patch tests applied last night with PPD-free products and I have reacted to one of them already this morning. I hope this helps. Juanita – are you OK with henna? Sorry, I forgot to ask, Hannah Natural – mentioned in the article – have a black henna dye. I have had red itchy eyelids for years & couldn’t find the reason. I’m not a medical expert. The likelihood of a reaction, be it to PPD or to another component, such as one of the preservatives or fragrances used, is relatively high. Phenoxyethanol is a known irritant so be careful using products with it as well. Their very light golden blonde No9 may be close to what you’re looking for. I did the necessary patch tests several times, but on my scalp in areas that I know are particularly sensitive. Their main ingredient is mucuna pruriens. I did quite a bit of research on Hairprint. I have to stress that both these options use PPD-similar ingredients, so come with risk. They are semi-permanent, but use artificial dyes only. Enter email address to receive notifications of new posts. I enjoyed reading this forum . I take it you’ve tried the henna / henna-based options which are totally natural? PPD is the main allergen identified in allergic reactions to decorative skin paintings.22 Para-phenylenediamine is a colourless/slightly pink, grey or yellow crystalline solid (lumps or powder). is it true. Thanks for this, Paula. Can cause allergic reaction. Hi Lily. I wonder what should I try next. The ingredients are on their site (there are a lot of them). Same goes for Kevin Murphy color. The product: It’s a salutary reminder to never become blasé about that golden allergy rule — “Every label, every time” — and to always buy your cosmetics from trusted suppliers and familiar brands, at least until you have done your homework on any new products which appear on the market, and you take every sensible precaution on use. Patch tests are necessary with this product, but perhaps it might help other women who have a severe sensitivity like I do. Information here: https://www.allergy-insight.com/hair-dye-tests/ Hope some of this helps. My hair is dark brown/black. 100% natural dyes such as these can’t change you from dark to light or vice versa, but they can help to conceal partial grey hair quite well, and add a deeper red or brown tone to your hair. Maria Moore on Can Rainwash dye release henna and cassia? Naturtint Reflex (Worldwide) I’m happy i’ve found your page. It will not color/fix white or “highly gray” hair. Free from artificial fragrance. henna. Wella- Koleston Perfect Innosense. I have an allergy to PPD and the hairdresser said her products were gentle and did a patch test on a Tues and said to wait 2 days. Hi Alex, my hairdresser thought henna color wouldn’t work for me. Just a small patch test on my arm and reacted pretty severely like I have in the past. So, moral of the story, just because it is natural (like nuts, grass, pollen etc), we can still have a reaction. Some new ones were recently launched. Thanks. Not a super bad one, but my skin got dry, red and inflamed for a few months, until I decided to shave my head I am 75% gray. If you definitely can’t tolerate things like henna (which features in most of the 100% botanical products in category 1 above), I could perhaps look at Category 2. I,too, am allergic to PPD along with many other things. Women who have an allergy to PPD — a colouring agent used in permanent hair dye — are more likely to be allergic to methylisothiazolinone (MI), as well as other chemicals, such as parabens and colophonium.. MI is a strong allergen, but PPD allergies can be worse. They seem to use phenoxyethanol as preservative instead. I had been coloring my hair for over 20 years without any problems or signs of problems to come. Hi Paula. Thanks. You only need to avoid your ‘toxins’ if you react to them at the levels in which they are normally found, or otherwise want to avoid them. B. These are unlikely to trigger allergies in their pure forms, although a few contain added essential oils which some people may react to. 100%. Nicki. I would guess it’s possible that there is a link. All Light Mountain hair colors are made using botanical ingredients, and are Certified Organic. Is PPD harmful? As I said previously, it may be worth dropping Hairprint a line – maybe now to find out exactly what type of extract from mucuna is used and whether they know more about safety for G6PD. I wrote about it here: https://www.allergy-insight.com/ppd-allergy-and-the-gentle-molecule/ – and although it was not designed for this purpose, it seems that some people with PPD allergy can tolerate it. Allergic reactions to PPD (para-phenylenediamine) - found in synthetic dyes and adulterated henna - can cause reactions such as redness, burning, itching and irritation of the scalp, face and neck. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this. Their website is easy and fun to use. I don’t know where to find one, thank you, I have also included some sources that helped me discover Elumen . This ingredient may cause allergic reactions in some individuals. Ensure you choose from the Semi-Permanent range of henna creams. That advice must come from hair professionals and trichologists. I live in the UK, but not sure about you, can you tell me how you accessed an allergist?? PPD is also commonly used in temporary tattoos, dark colored cosmetics, and even in textile dyes and printing inks. There is no better chemical for the job. That took several days to swell too. Learn more about the dangers of black henna … Dabur Vatika Henna Hair Colour Uses And Benefits : The hair color is enriched with the goodness and nourishing property of olive, which is a natural ingredient. Does Demi permanent have same PPD/TDS? I suppose these are the 3 toxic chemicals for hair dye. Do you have an online link to the brand? ammonia free. Hi Alex, Thanks! Thank you very much. I am in South Africa and some online stores in UK do have the delivery option for SA. It is a natural product, orange-brown in colour, that is used to colour hair without the use of chemicals. Thank goodness I didn’t have an appt on the Thurs and waited until the following week. Tried many brands. It is ammonia free and does not contain any harsh chemicals. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Alternatively, you might like to try a highly non-reactive brand of make up – NATorigin is one which I often recommend. Here are some other unique options offering more permanent solutions through natural means: Hairprint (US / International) ARGAN OIL ADVANCED COLORANT: 1.0: Aqua/Water/Eau, Laureth-2, Peg-4 Rapeseedamide, Trideceth-2 Carboxamide Mea, Ethanolamine, Laureth-12, Oleth-30, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Toluene-2,5-diamine Sulfate, Avena Sativa Kernel Extract/Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, m-Aminophenol, Cetearyl Phosphate, Sodium Cetearyl Sulfate, Polyquaternium-6, Sodium Sulfite, Ceteareth-20, Titanium Dioxide, Erythorbic Acid, Tetrasodium Edta, Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose, Sodium Hydrosulfite, Peg-8 Stearate, Ceteareth-25 Phosphate, Etidronic Acid, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Hydrolyzed Corn Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Parfum/Fragrance, Hexyl Cinnamal, p-Methylaminophenol Sulfate, Phenyl Methyl Pyrazolone, 4-chlororesorcinol, 2,4-Diaminophenoxyethanol Sulfate. It is an azo dye but you still will need to patch test as some people with PPD allergy can also experience some cross senisitation. Useful to know. Hello! I’ve not tested or had tested any of the products, so can’t give personal recommendations, sorry. I found out they are PPD free however they use PTD. If you have reacted to hair dyes before, consult a dermatologist for patch testing and a formal diagnosis. PPD intensifies the dark colour, sharpens definition, speeds up the tattooing process and makes the tattoo last longer. Liquid formula of artificial coloring agents. There are thousands of cosmetic ingredients, and millions of people, and people’s skin reacts differently. I have hair dye allergy, also allergic to henna. Allergy to PPD in permanent hair dye can be severe. The severely allergic often have no other option, and some become very fond of using it, even if it doesn’t work successfully for all. I’d also had a reaction to Naturtint and Sunrise. . I will add this to the article – thanks for bringing it to my attention. In the Tapatalk forum most members do not recommend TDS products as they have all eventually become allergic to it as well . But many women (mostly women) want to continue to do so, so we have to find the best and safest ways where possible to help them. (One I’d used was Menhandi that I had been using for a long time on and off.) CoSaMo (US / Canada) I’ll be following your results . Just something to think about and consider before making any kind of permanent or chemical changes or enhancements to the only body we are going to have. Just heard back from them, Sal – sorry for the delay. I used a Clairol permanent “root color” dye, thinking that if I was only doing a small portion of my hair, I’d be less likely to be allergic. There is the ‘PPD-lite’ ‘allergy-gentle’ molecule ME+, but as you clearly have several sensitivities, perhaps or perhaps not related to PPD, I would be wary of trying it. Probably wont happen though.. sadly! I went from none to 40-60% gray after a traumatic experience 7 years ago. They contain PTDS, though, like the Daniel Field. I’ve been coloring my hair blond since then but really getting tired of it. Surya Henna Cream is a leading brand in the semi-permanent hair dye market. It’s Pure Organics (UK) The NHS said there is no point in having a allergy test as it will just come back saying I am allergic to lots of things but only apparent for that day, they said if I do the test the next day I could be allergic to nothing, so there is no point in doing it at all?? About the third time I had the same awful reaction as with professional color. After some research online I realized I was all of a sudden allergic to PPD. Aviod contact wihth eyes rinse immediately with plenty of water if product comes into contact with eyes. We tend to believe it is just henna, but it is not. With a few exceptions, most options fall into one of three main categories. Madison Reed I believe are Category 3 – they use TDS in their permanent hair colour options, so it won’t be suitable for everyone with PPD allergy. The one study I have found on this found that 2/3rds of women who were allergic to PPD / TDS could tolerate ME-PPD. "When applied to the skin in the form of a black henna temporary tattoo, PPD can cause chemical burns and lead to allergic reactions." I know I can’t use hair dyes that have chemical, I will get severe itch on my scalp. Otherwise, I don’t know of any other common solutions other than the ones mentioned in the article above. They are usually a little more effective than 100% natural options — especially in darkening or highlighting dark hair, and covering greys — but the synthetic dyes in them can trigger allergies in a few women. Henna, indigo, amla, arnica, acai, Brazil nut and other ingredients originating from Brazil and India. Good luck, Alex. By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. #1 Contact dermatitis. I just checked Hairprint ingredients and I think you’re safe with them, but perhaps drop them a line just to double check beforehand. You may also be interested in the new ‘allergy gentle’ PPD-like molecule which Clairol Nice N Easy are using. Couldn’t understand from the list if it’s in it. If you are sure you can tolerate the PPD-alternative ingredients (PTD / TDS etc), then Naturvital ColourSafe could be an option (just don’t use the shampoo – and double check your chosen shade, as I didn’t check all). i’ve looked at the Kevin Murphy website but it is not the most user friendly and can’t see any sign of ingredients listings … Reason I ask is that yes, it may contain something which cross-reacts with PPD, but it may also be an entirely different ingredient to which you are sensitive, and others with PPD allergy might not be. I’m using black on my gray hair. Tried Henna, it is good and no itch but it cannot cover my grey hair. There are plenty of trusted suppliers of pure henna powder and other 100% botanical products which should be. The product does have PPD in it, but I am guessing the amounts are low and because the product stays on for only 1 minute, it doesn’t cause a reaction for me. For a long-lasting result, pair our hennas with our Amla Powder. It is a unique 2-step coloring solution to dramatically enhance the ability of henna-based hair colors to stick to gray hair. I can’t find them, so can’t comment. Yep, thanks Priscila, I’ve just written about henna tattoos, incidentally: https://www.allergy-insight.com/black-henna-tattoos/, Hi Alex, been reading the article as im allergic to PPD . Stay well, and thanks again. Take a look here: https://myhairprint.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/categories/200211837-Will-Hairprint-Color-Restorer-Work-for-Me- Once you know what you definitely react to, you can try alternatives. Issues in food allergy and intolerance, coeliac disease, gut disorders, eczema, 'free from' and all allergies and sensitivities, Alex G Do you know if I may have to give up using mascara, at some point? I don’t know of any permanent hair color products which are PPD free and don’t contain TD/TDS, other than the new ones with ME+. Another pure powder brand, featuring various hennas (neutral, red, black), plus flowers of marigold and camomile. hi, I wanted to know PHYTOCOLOR SENSITIVE colour products. Although henna ingredients are sometimes used in formulated cosmetics — such as those in Surya Brasil’s Henna Cream — I’d always assumed that any henna-based hair dye would be PPD free, as I was certain the permanent oxidative hair dye manufacturers restricted themselves to only artificial coloring agents within their formulations. I was given a list of products I could use (extremely limited from dermatologist)I have 50% grey and my haircolor is medium brown. Henna is ok for my skin but not for my grey’s… sadly. It is very messy like henna. Wella KPME+ has replaced PPD and PTD in their permanent hair color. We needed paraben free products and SSL free. Really, it’s difficult for me to advise individually. Recently I got tired of continually dying my grey roots, so I decided to let them grow in and go back to being a blonde or light white color, so the grey would blend in. Always perform a patch test at least two days before dyeing your hair, even with a more natural option, even if it’s a product you have safely used before (see also comment from Joolz, below). Have you tried Naturtint Reflex Black? All our henna is handpicked from the fields of India. can I kindly ask what would you suggest? I always recommend getting a proper diagnosis to be certain what the allergy is in the first instance. Please do not guess if it does contain pod because pod can be fatal!! Hi Carlos. Thanks for that input – very interesting and sorry you went through that. There is a popular myth that henna is bad for the hair and many … I’ve been using their ppd free color for 5 years! If you come to my salon, your hair color will be PPD - free. Proceed with particular caution if you have confirmed PPD allergy. Category 2 tend to use artificial colours (rather than from nature) and avoid oxidative processes where PPD / TDS are needed. How wrong I was. Pure henna, amla and indigo powders at low prices. My hair stylist is doing a lot of research into products for me, but I am losing hope that I will ever find anything that is even semi-permanent but does not cause me to react. I had been using Suriya Brasil henna, which worked great, and no allergic reaction but was very high maintenance, because I had to re-color so frequently (once a week or more). Ultimately, I feel you must see an allergy specialist – the food allergies are an additional burden that need to be evaluated properly. Rainbow Research do a brown chestnut that seems to be just two types of henna, but that’s in the States. One week later, all of a sudden I developed a lot of severe food allergies. I did a patch test and went onto putting a very small amount on my hair, not on my scalp; I wrapped it in foil, just to be sure. I wish I had found it sooner. Lush Henna Hair Dyes (US) / Lush Colour (UK) I just wanted to say that Joolz is absolutely right on timing patch tests. Firstly, I have to say that everything’s a chemical, including water. easy to use (30 minutes only) Available in 6 colours: Vatika Henna. Real henna contains no PPD, that's like asking if all coffee contains battery acid. Calura by Oligo Still looking for something. I did only use it with foils so that there was limited contact with my skin, but for now at least I can manage my scattering of grey hair. I’ve emailed them though. ONLY ANSWER IF YOU KNOW!! .. so, this PPD allergy has been the first thing to officially install a sense of fear into me I colored my hair, through my hairdresser, every 6 months, the last time I got my hair dyed, I went really dark brownish black, 30mins into getting the colour I got really dizzy and light headed, told my hairdresser I didn’t feel good and needed water, she asked if I needed something to eat maybe and by then, as she explained to me, my face went grey, my eyes were black and I was convulsing. Indeed you’re right – you have to balance whether changing your appearance, however you do it – through hair dye or tattoos or even make-up – is worth it given the potential for reactions and sensitivities. If you’ve used it without any reaction it might be OK for you, but I would perhaps consider consulting a dermatologist before doing so again. Haven’t come across this brand, but it’s a category 2 product – no oxidisers (no PPD / TDS) and using artificial colouring agents. 100% natural brand from Germany. Caution: Contains para phenylene diamine. Sorry to hear this. ), Hi Bo. It’s tricky because most of the product suggestions in categories 1-3 will have either resorcinol, henna or PPD (or sometimes more than one) but I think Hairprint (mentioned later) is suitable for you. Thanks for sharing, Kathy. tell me brand name or other details, Hello i am allergy hair color parafenilendiamina what’s hair color i need. You omitted to include ecocolors, they are non toxic, no ppd and gluten and all other stuff. I went to the doctor and was told I had an allergic reaction to the hair dye. Mascara also makes my eyes burn and itch a little, by the end of the day, to the point that I remove my eye makeup soon after I get home. thanks! I can’t seem to find it. Unfortunately I too am allergic to PPD. Yes unfortunately Goldwell is very protective of the product and refuses to sell it to the public. As always, double check ingredients and patch test before going ahead – and good luck. Some use things like beetroot, cassia, coffee etc. I had used this many years ago to enhance my natural red highlights. My hairdresser tried Elumen by Goldwell which was the only color listed! Please make sure your indigo does not contain PPD, which is can be quite damaging to the hair, and skin. Each day after it became worse. Try using henna hair dyes. I woke up covered in sweat and slowly started feeling better, we finished my hair and I went home. I’m still in search of a PPD free black hair dye. That’s very interesting, Kala. 4 Comments, eczema / skin allergy, free from skincare, black henna, hair color, hair colour, hair dye, henna, PPD, PPD-free. I’d seen it before but have been unable to ascertain full ingredients. Black henna tattoos usually contain an additive, paraphenylendiamine (PPD), as well as henna. thanks. It may be worthwhile you seeing a dermatologist for extensive patch testing if you are worried about other ingredients. One possible product might be Scott Cornwall Platinum – http://www.boots.com/scott-cornwall-colour-restore-iced-platinum-hair-toner-100ml-10140314 – which is PPD-free. The ingredients may list para-toluenediamine, p-toluenediamine, toluene-2,5-diamine sulphate and similar variations. I used hair color for about 8 years as an enhancement not to cover gray. They have several shades - love it!! I am very pleased that you found a product that works for you. I dread to think the mess I would have been in if I had only waited 2 days. I am wondering if you would be able to help me, I am looking for a non PPD hair dye that is a very light ash blonde in the UK ideally? The Herbatint Vegetal line look to be propylene glycol-free (but the Herbatint PERMANENT line contains both PPD and propylene glycol). No need to mix with anything; its ready to apply. I use henna and indigo to get a dark brown. FYI- I work in cosmetology and do hair color. I was using the burgundy and sometimes the chocolate colors. At the moment people allergic to PPD are buying the product on ebay, Amazon or trying to find a hairdresser that uses it but as mentioned it is an Azo dye and there can be cross reaction so an initial patch test is required.In order to ensure the product is genuine it would be best to patch test each bottle. In case you have applied oil on your hair before hair wash then two applications of Dabur Vatika Henna & Olive Shampoo are enough. It is a azo direct dye. Carefully follow instructions, and always double check ingredients, as these occasionally change. On the Sunday, 5 days later, the patch test flared up with a very bad reaction. The FDA states "So-called "black henna" may contain the "coal tar" color p-phenylenediamine, also known as PPD. May I suggest that you extend the time you recommend for the patch test? but, by the ingredients list can you guess if it’ll be safe for me? There’s a newer alternative, called PPD-ME+, but it may still be a problem, and not many products use it. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this. Surya may have some products which could work? I have tried Daniel Field before but never put near scalp as I dont trust it enough. This Dabur Vatika Henna & … Try a ppd free non oxidized hair color called GOLDWELL Elumen. Good that it’s worked for you. Are you familiar with any of these permenant hair colors, PPD free. enriched with. And if you make the mistake I did, take a Benadryl right away!!! They are still an Azo due so no ppd or tds. Pingback: Sulfite free hair dye | Allergy Insight. About 3 years ago, after I got it dyed, my scalp started itching and I had knots in the back of my head. OK, you’re right, and for sure i’m doing a test before any coloring. Espanol? Also I don’t actually know what caused my allergy, it could have been the henna. 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I used to use a product called CAMO was all good and then i had 2 episodes that gave me breathing problems and hours of feeling like i was going to pass out. This however has been discontinued (black) Are there any alternatives. Thanks! Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Vatika Henna Natural Brown Hair Color Ammonia Free (60 g / 2.11 oz) at Amazon.com. My lifesaver: Lustrous Henna, a wonderful Henna-based hair coloring option available from Saba Botanical. Hey Asnat. Search This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License . It prevents hair damage and nourishes the hair. It was Henna with Indigo to make a brown colour; the company thought it was probably the indigo. The ingredient list: Either way, it is often recommended as the safest conceivable alternative, as reactions to it are almost unheard of. I speak both if you want specific help. https://il.iherb.com/pr/Doori-Cosmetics-Daeng-Gi-Meo-Ri-Medicinal-Herb-Hair-Color-Black-1-Kit/96417. Randi, that’s a troubling story. In addition to PPD allergy , I am also allergic to propylyn glycol, which is in most developers . Well I think the lesson here is to always do a patch test first and not hope for a spot to fall on your arm!! As a hairdresser I will let you know that Ellumen and any goldwell color can only be purchased by a professional and is not sold to the public. The Naturtint Reflex CONTAINS propylene glycol (in the colorant) I’ve previously used dyes including henna’s to achieve a jet black look and one day suddenly the allergy occurred. But perhaps the Naturtint Reflex Semi-Permanent 1.0 Black is one worth trying? I purchased this product online and a colleague collected this whilst in the UK and returned it to me here in South Africa. If you are not sure you can tolerate PTD / TDS, then I’d look to brands like Surya or the more natural ones mentioned early on in the article. Despite brand names or product descriptions which often suggest the opposite, these kits typically use artificial colors — perhaps with some natural ingredients. Even purer than Surya (does not contain those artificial colors, like blue, black, etc, etc). Desperately hoping for a non oxidative solution to permanent hair color. PPD, or paraphenylenediamine, is a chemical used in most permanent hair dyes, especially the darker types. Just a reminder to ALWAYS DO A TEST! 129 Comments, eczema / skin allergy, free from skincare, hair color, hair colour, hair dye, henna dye, PPD, PPD-free. Regarding tattoos, yes you must be careful. For more on ME+, see this article: https://www.allergy-insight.com/ppd-allergy-and-the-gentle-molecule/, [Editor’s Note: I am publishing this as it’s an interesting and clearly genuine personal experience, which also alerts readers to the fact that shampoos can very rarely contain PPD. So do Naturtint Reflex, and I’m sure others. This is just info I have gleaned over the years. Seven days people….seven days. Must look into it. Henna hair dyes do not contain chemicals like peroxide, ammonia, and PPD … Are some brands safer than others for people sensitive to PDD, even if PDD isn’t listed as one of the ingredients? I’ve heard of them – and I think they’re launching next month, possibly in Boots. Also everything is toxic – at a certain dose, and it varies for different individuals. It may be worth investigating, in case it’s something that appears in non-dye products? By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. Henna tattoos are deceiving as some of them also have PPD and other harsh chemicals. Vatika Henna Hair Colours - Henna Based - 60 Gram (Dark Brown) Jet Black Henna Hair Color/Dye 200 Grams (2 Step Process) - The Henna Guys. Powders are typically mixed with water before application. Rainbow Research Henna Powders (US) I didn’t have a reaction, but it didn’t cover all my grey and after 2-3 days looked like it needed to be colored again. I’ve now had a response from Calura by Oligo with regard to their ingredients. I went to Madison Reed for a skin patch test and unfortunately had an allergic reaction. Which free from products are still missing. Tints of Nature Semi-Permanent (UK) Pingback: Allergen free skincare | Allergy Insight. I haven’t yet found an indigo free Henna that will dye my hair brown, but will continue to look. Tricia Cartmell who runs Suvarna in the UK, for instance, is perhaps the best niche stockist of brands such as It’s Pure and others; and there are popular products such as those by Light Mountain in the US. And you cannot use it with any other hair color that is on your hair. If henna does not work for you and you wish to / need to avoid ammonia, peroxide and PPD then I’m afraid choices are restricted to those in Category 2, above. Henna Based - No Ammonia 100% Coverage with Rich, Natural Color with a Glossy Shine. Thank you so much Alex for your time and your input, it means a lot to me to be able to reach out to others in order to gain further knowledge, your response is very greatly appreciated! This one should be safe for you: https://www.organicchoice.co.za/colouring/639-100-herbal-hair-colours-powder-logona.html#/shade-henna_black, Thanks so much for the recommendation of the Naturtint Reflex Black. The manufacturers say that they have not been notified of any confirmed allergic reaction to their product. The entire Scott Cornwall Colour Restore Range is free from PPD and is also free from methylisothiazolinone. “ The safest options are natural botanical dyes and rinses, which use henna, cassia, beetroot, coffee, indigo and other plant extracts to impart color. My interest is in ingredients and their safety / reactivity. I’m a bit confused and if you can please clarify. Some of the best semi-natural dyes do not contain substances such as ammonia, peroxide or PPD. ‘More natural’ preservatives tend to be weaker preservatives, so it’s always going to be a compromise. Pure Henna Conditioning while still being gentle on the hair. Thanks for drawing my attention to G6PD. Shockingly, it not only contains PPD — counter-intuitively to many, no doubt, given it’s henna-themed branding — but it also contains it in quantities too high to be sold on the EU market, whose cosmetic laws place a restriction of 2% PPD in the final solution as mixed according to instructions. Kevin Murphy Color Me’s website is very frustrating and user-unfriendly – I can’t finding anything useful at all. On oxidation, usually through exposure to air, it … On skin, it leaves an orangey stain. I am naturally blonde (somewhere in between dark blonde/strawberry blonde). https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/welcometotheppdinhairdyebulletinboard/welcome-to-the-ppd-in-hair-dye-bulletin-board-f603111/ Thanks for looking into G6pd. And if you’re looking for safe PPD-free hair colours and dyes, then click here for a long list of permanent, semi-permanent, temporary, and alternative options. The other so far has not reacted, but it will require further patch tests than just one spot to make sure before I even consider coloring my whole head. PS. Solely synthetic colorants. Hello my teenage daughter has a PPD allergy and was having so much trouble with skin care products, shampoo and makeup . A lot of the henna products are indigo-free. This henna is referred to as ‘black henna’ and can contain synthetic dyes, such as PPD. They contain PTDS, though, which people with PPD-allergy may still react to. And if you do go ahead, do it supervised with someone present who can help in the event of a reaction. I am over 70% grey and can’t find a hair dye to cover my greys. I used this brand and shade for years but last time about 6 months ago had a reaction scalp red all over and itchy. Sanotint does not contain PPD, but it does contain TDS or Toluene 2.5 Diamene Sulphate. Perhaps worth having a patch test to get better clarity, Jackie? The PPD-free options are all given in the article. It doesn’t burn me, the way liquid eyeliner did, but it’s annoying. Thank you Alex, I didn’t know that about natural compounds – that is certainly not what the websites for henna are saying. Into which category do their products fall? The only options I know are the ones I’ve given in the article, but there are so many comments here that perhaps there are other suggestions. Some will require experimentation, and you may find you need to try a few products before finding the ideal one for you. See my previous article on the potential consequences …. Never heard of it, sorry, Jane. I’m not familiar with Philip Martin, but if it’s permanent and PPD-free then yes it is likely to contain TD / TDS – although I’ve looked at the Italian website and is says ‘allergen’ free for the activator, which makes me wonder what the ingredients are. Can you elucidate? It gives a glossy appearance and strengthens the hair. Powders and creams. Hey Alex Thank you for this website, its helpful to share information. I decided to jump in the shower right then and wash it all off, and take a Benadryl. Make sure you do a patch test with anything new. Though liquid eyeliner and mascara don’t list PDD as an ingredient, after I became sensitive to PDD, liquid eyeliner caused me to have a burn line underneath the liner, so switched to using a pencil. I’ve always wanted to write about favism and now see it’s related, so will take a closer look at the issue. There are some other ingredients used in cosmetics which can ‘cross react’ with PPD – meaning that if you react to PPD you may also react to them. Now, I wear gloves and a mask at work so I can continue to pay bills. It’s so difficult to advise, Mandy. I would still recommend patch testing though, if you did want to be sure. I have lately found out that PPD, Resorcinol and henna cause reactions when you have this condition. And, due to the “plant” allergies, is there a hair dye that doesn’t have PPD and isn’t plant based? But that still leaves one-third who couldn’t. Hannah Natural (US) Surya Henna Cream (Worldwide) ! This box contains 6 pouches for 6 uses! Don’t know exactly what’s in it, but I was so disappointed. It is free of PPD, PTD, ammonia, artificial colours, synthetic preservatives (such as parabens), sulphates, gluten and silicones, and is vegan. If henna does not work for you and you wish to / need to avoid ammonia, peroxide and PPD then I’m afraid choices are restricted to those in Category 2, above. I recently covered this on another site I edit, with respect to another allergen (MI). Several shades to choose from. Thanks Chris. I have used Ellumen once successfully with no reactions. The product is easy to use, no mess, no fuss, and my hair looks and feels great even after using only half of the mixture. Now she uses Evo shampoo, Dr hauschka skin care and the australian organic makeup Inika which she loves including the mascara and eyeliner.Hope this helps. no risk? I used henna and cassia (an old formula for me.) What do you think about Goldwell Elumen color? All the products linked to in this article are PPD free, though I’m unsure about availability in countries speaking those languages. I switched to pure henna. Also contain a silicone and artificial fragrance. But remember that alternative products contain alternative ingredients (such as preservatives -in this case phenoxyethanol) which can trigger allergies. just wanted to add a comment about Henna. Henna is filled with (natural) chemicals. I bought a pair of magnetic lashes, but it’s been hard to center them without poking myself in the eye! The replacement is a moderate sensitizer still (not extreme like PPD and PTD), so always patch test. That spot started breaking out in itchy spots! No PPDs, no TDSs – just the Unique HDmax Technology. Palette by Nature (US)  The reason I wrote is because people don’t always understand how dangerous hair color is. There are ‘milder’ chemicals similar to PPD (other phenylenediamines or toluenediamines), which are a little less allergenic, but these aren’t quite as effective. I’m reluctant to try henna. Good luck, A. Pingback: Hair dye tests | Allergy Insight. Sorry you’ve had such difficulties. I’ll try to find out for you. Thanks for the tip, though. I tried the Wella product and still had an allergic reaction to it. Perhaps a fragrance? FYI my understanding is that Ellumen uses magnetic technology rather than oxidative dyes, however, Ive read that you can end up with patches where the color does not adhere. But sadly there are no guarantees in life! Alex. Thank you! Daniel Field contain PTD / PTDS instead of PPD, so could still be a problem for many with PPD allergy. I “outgrew” many of my allergies thanks to many years of allergy shots, but a PPD allergy was not one that I was tested or treated for when I was young. I presume the Wella formula is similar to the Clairol one, and using ME+, which I wrote about here: https://www.allergy-insight.com/ppd-allergy-and-the-gentle-molecule/. Goodness – thanks for that. I didn’t have any allergic reaction, so I started by using it on the longer ends of my hair just to see the results. It put me in the hospital. After I became allergic to PDD, –NOW, after I wash my hair, I dip a cotton ball in a baby food jar with red and green food coloring and dab it on my gray streaks, (and take an umbrella with me, in case I get caught in the rain)! But if you want to read more about it, I covered it here: https://www.allergy-insight.com/ppd-allergy-and-the-gentle-molecule/. Thank you. … at a loss with all this can’t do anything safely anymore, including eating … was hoping to get more tattoos but now I’m afraid, will never travel again due to food complications, pollen/inhalant allergies… so hard to get answers, can only keep researching for myself .. Can you please advise me which product should I get to cover my grey hair with black hair dye that have No Ammonia, no peroxide and no PPD. I am allergic to hair dye and so have spent ages looking at the alternatives. I was still dealing with itchy skin for a little bit, until the Benadryl took effect, and then I was ok. Is it just PPD and other permanent dye ingredients you need to avoid? Some people may have a cross sensitization to it but it is your safest bet at the moment . Thanks. After 2 severe reactions I have become to scared to try anything else. I really don’t know sorry Carlos, whether mucuna pruriens is related to fava. I have included a link to a forum for people with ppd. There are very long lists of ingredients in each of the products — which means those with allergies may have a lot to check — but completely natural, free of any oxidising agents, and uses only botanical and mineral-based colorants, that work using a patented method. Hi Alex and thank you for your work in this field of allergans. I’m speculating. This is particularly relevant with regards to so-called black henna tattoos, which are offered at many tourist hotspots around the world, and contain PPD in potentially very high levels, but perhaps little or no henna. I saw in some places it supposed to be ppd free? Another commenter in this thread (Kala) mentioned that Goldwell Elumen is not sold to the public and that those available may not be genuine / safe. It may say PPD free but it’s got something else in it that makes it dangerous for PPD allergy sufferers. At least, cosmetic allergies are. What do you think of Hairprints is it worth a try? Thanks, Alex. Please read our Privacy Policy and our Affiliates Disclosure in 'About' more information Accept. It may be PPD; it may be something else. On the flip side, it’s highly allergenic, and potentially dangerous to those who have developed a sensitivity to it. The recall of this Indian henna-based product by Henna Vital (pictured left) this week in Europe both caught my eye and killed my assumption stone dead. Oh absolutely – natural compounds are far likelier to trigger an allergy than a synthetic one, which are often ‘designed’ to be safer. thanks. You would need to ‘grow out’ the dyed hair you currently have before using, I imagine, but it could be one option to try, as it is unique and some women have great success with it (others less so — but that’s always the way). No hair dye can be guaranteed 100% safe, but remember that extreme reactions are very rare. Anyway, this is very difficult. PPD hair dye is used in both salon and at-home color because it is an effective ingredient in coloring dark hair. I was told to never color my hair again as it could be deadly (anaphylactic) if I was ever exposed again. I have a severe PPD allergy and also react to the products that are said to be PPD-free. NB Naturtint also produce a permanent line which contains PPD. I hoped that was not the case and dyed my hair black again a few months later. Thanks soooooo much. Hi Leonita. Unfortunately, no dye or color can be ‘allergy free’ for everyone. People with these types of allergies and even hair stylists need to understand that PPD-free does not necessarily mean non-allergenic. The most informed dermatologist on the topic is from the UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA dermatologist Bruce Brod he is cited in most of the medical literature. The Clairol Nice’n Easy Permanent Colour (9A Light Ash Blonde) is probably the one you’d be looking for. GOLDWELL Elumen has brought out two new colours to cover grey hair NN@6 and NN@8. If you want to try another permanent option, there’s a new ‘allergy gentle’ molecule in some Clairol dyes – more information here: https://www.allergy-insight.com/ppd-allergy-and-the-gentle-molecule/ – but again, there are no guarantees and there is a small possibility of a reaction here too. It wasn’t listed in my “product book” my allergist gave me. It uses peroxide to oxidise plant and mineral ingredients to recreate the lost natural and original pigment in your hair shafts, in the pattern (or ‘hair print’) that is unique to each of us. Let us know how you get on, Osnat! based. Despite its efficacy in coloring hair, PPD has a … https://www.ellustore.com/elumen-ingredients/. Allergies are permanent, on the whole. Didn’t mean to omit brands, but impossible to include all, and many ignored approaches for information when I researched the article (don’t think ecocolours were among them). Our Henna for Hair Dye is synthetic chemical free, contains no metallic salts, ammonia or PPD. The range also contains a blend of vitamin E, plant keratin and organically certified sunflower oil to help repair the hair shaft, protect colour, and leave`s hair glisten with health and vitality. I’m also allergic to ppd and after trying a non-ppd permanent hair color and awful reaction, I guess the color had TD/TDS in it (it was a Philip Martin’s color). https://forums.longhaircommunity.com/showthread.php?t=87394, Pingback: PPD free beard dye | Allergy Insight. Perform allergy test 48 hours before each use. The Argan Oil Colorant contains toluene-2,5-diamine sulphate, which is TDS, so if you think you are allergic to it, then you should avoid this product. COLOUR DEVELOPING EMULSION: 30 Vol Aqua/Water/Eau, Hydrogen Peroxide, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ceteareth-20, Cetyl Alcohol, Polyquaternium-6, Ceteareth-33, Oxyquinoline Sulfate, Etidronic Acid. I’ve dyed my hair black for as long as I can remember. However, at the end of the day, these are essentially synthetic dyes and may trigger an allergic reaction in some users. You could also try contacting the allergy / eczema societies in South Africa, perhaps, as they may keep ‘safe’ product lists? First I would recommend you go for patch testing to a/ determine whether you really are allergic and b/ find out what you’re allergic to. I would still be very wary of this as it’s in the same family of chemicals – it’s full name is in fact ME-PPD. 2 PPD is known to be a potent skin sensitizer and to cause allergic contact dermatitis. If you can point me towards a product which lists its ingredients, I can take a look at them if it helps. The following are all free from PPD, as well as ammonia, peroxide and synthetic colours, additives or preservatives. Add to Cart Add to Cart ... Actual product packaging and materials may contain more and/or different information than that shown on our Web site. And this was after many years of dying my hair professionally and personally.”. NB Tints of Nature also produce a permanent line which contains PPD. ( it does sound too good to be true! Let me know how you get on. It seems there is a lot of products for women with brown or black hair – but not really any for women with blonde? The creams additionally contain water, alcohol, glycerin and a few other ingredients — including essential oils. Henna is a safer and economical alternative to chemical hair colors. Please, please do careful proper patch tests with them before you consider using them. Is there anywhere I can see the full ingredients of the product you used, might you know? I wish hair dye manufacturers could find more natural preservatives. After many attempts at locating PPD free dyes, I’ve since found the herbatint vegetal semi permanent colour which I’ve been using for ever since as it was always readily available at our Wellness and Herbal stores. hi, is the brand THE SHADE safe for people allergic to PDD? The powders contain henna, indigo, curcuma, beet, ratania and other extracts, with wheat protein and alginates. I meant if the ingredients are looking save, with all the caution that should be using. What is the name of the hair color dye please can you tell me and from where can i buy it ? Have since also had a reaction to something that makes eye lid swell, red, itchy havn’t been able to pinpoint exact product. I stopped having my hair stylist dye my hair, because my scalp, ears, and neck would itch like CRAZY. These are solid henna blocks, also containing coffee, Irish moss and indigo, blended into cocoa butter, and with added essential oils. Thank you! Are there any tips you can give me to test my product to see if it has pod such as smelling it and seeing if its smells like chemicals or oils and seeing if the gel is jet black and stuff like that. Saw an advertisement for Madison Reed hair dye and it’s PPD free, so I tried it and am in love! These are both color lines I use regularly. When I had my first reaction I went to a dermatologist for allergy testing and he gave me a list of chemicals that are similar to PPD, so I was already aware that I could still react despite no PPD. I was extremely surprised to have an allergic reaction. They have a dedicated True Hair Color Restorer for Men that should be appropriate for your hair color. Hi Kathy, PPD FREE PERMANENT HAIR COLOUR Offering a less aggressive solution to colouring, Coloursafe provides brilliantly glossy and vibrant shades that revive colour and provide long lasting results. I had recent allergy patch testing & was found sensitive to PPD. The following is a quote from their site . I’ve just asked Twitter followers and the SA Allergy association directly, to see whether they have any suggestions. They’ve got cocoa / mahogany brown options. Are there online licensed traders? On day 7 – A FULL WEEK AFTER THE COLORING – I broke out into swelling on my scalp, an ungodly itchiness, and hives all over my body! Henna is used to color hair, skin and fingernails. It may not be PPD (although it is certainly highly possible). Sante Herbal Hair Color (US) / Sante Herbal Hair Colour (UK) As always, do a patch test if you do go ahead with something, but I really would consult an expert in the very first instance, as yours sounds a complex case. We use Keune Tinta, with excellent results. And my natural hair color is a disaster No joy? Wella Koleston Perfect Innosense – this seems to contain a patented dye molecule called ME+ which is related to PPD / TDS, but seems to be less likely to trigger allergies. The results may only last a few washes, but they do not damage hair. Italiano? Who sells it? Having G6PD means i can’t have anything from fava beans. Thanks very much for alerting me to this product, of which I was unaware, and for sharing your experience. Thanks Jay. Sorry to hear this, Beth – but thank goodness you did the patch test. I’m not familiar with any, sorry, Ellen – but please bear in mind that I’m a man, and have no hair to dye even if I wanted to! I am severely allergic to PPD and recently started using Control GX grey reducing shampoo by Just for Men (I am female). The following are free from PPD, peroxide and ammonia, but contain some petrochemical derivatives / artificial preservatives. Not sure I agree with the NHS comment about ‘allergy today, no allergy tomorrow’ … in fact, I don’t understand how they could say that. It’s very difficult to advise. And to think someone would have cuts put into their skin and put ink under the epidermis is scary. I wanted my hair black again. Learn how your comment data is processed. Instead of PPD, a few products use similar chemicals called PTD / PTDS or TD / TDS to impart permanent color, but these aren’t always as effective as PPD, and perhaps a third or so of people who react to PPD also react — sometimes severely — to these alternatives. I didn’t check for your allergens, but you may find it of interest: http://mi-free.com/tattoo-creams-and-balms/. Very attractive looking kits, with only the purest of powders — indigo, henna and senna. Straightforward and pure powders containing only henna, cassia, amla, indigo and neem. My main goal is grey hair coverage, long lasting is of course a bonus. The only legal use of PPD in cosmetics is as a hair dye. Hi Ellen. So now exchange grey for glossy and glamorous colour. Most authorities advise 48 hours at least, and some 72, but I’ll add a note, yes. And finally, last but not least, Hairprint is incredibly expensive. Surya is propylene glycol-free (they say so on their website) But good you’ve found a safe one with Surya. Your chance of a reaction to PPD increases if you have ever had a black henna tattoo. Hairprint is propylene glycol-free (they say so on their website). I put the henna on first, then wash it out and put indigo on. Surya Brasil Powder (Worldwide) For an organic henna I recommend Desert Shadow they test each patch. I’ve not tested or had tested any of the products, so can’t give personal recommendations, sorry. I am absolutely thrilled with the results. I have the PPD allergy from a ‘black henna’ tattoo when I was 16 (31 now and getting more and more allergic it seems). Henna in its true form does not contain PPD or PTD. Entirely natural and innovative product — the Color Restorer (right) — billing itself as ‘the only product in the world that restores grey hair to its true color’. Issues in food allergy and intolerance, coeliac disease, gut disorders, eczema, 'free from' and all allergies and sensitivities, Alex G I suffered through the contact dermatitis rashes for the sake of coloring my hair. My hair looks dreadful at the moment, it is a light orangey colour, I need to colour it as it is getting me down. I’ve researched a lot, but I don’t seem to find any – am I overlooking something? This Dabur Vatika Henna & Olive Shampoo cleanses you hair nicely and gives good lather. No ppd and no swelling of the face or reaction in any way. I want to avoid PPD and TDS. I have now tried coloring my hair (that had grown out in the meantime) platinum blonde two times, but it seems like I’m now allergic for good. Try Goldwell Elumen. Very interesting. It is not a dye. I would consider the possibility that you’ve become sensitive to another ingredient – perhaps speak to your dermatologist for further patch testing? Your situation is difficult and it is equally difficult to advise. Any information that you can give me would be really helpful. I tried Kevin Murphy’s Colour Me range yesterday. I have bleached my hair before, and also colored it lighter (both at salons and at home), but last year decided to go black and had an allergic reaction. I have to say that if you’re having hives it may be a different ingredient, as PPD reactions are often more extreme when they occur. Anything you can recommend would be great! And after 40 or 50 years old, it is harder to fight off/heal after colds, flu, muscle pulls, surgery, bone breaks, etc. Since I live in Israel and all of the options mentioned above will require special order from overseas, I really want to try and make a good decision. Daniel Field *appears* to be propylene glycol-free, but their website is very user-unfriendly. All brands Id used were pure, because I had learned about black henna and other additives. Enter email address to receive notifications of new posts. Semi-permanent or reflexes could be an option! Water, cetearyl alcohol, ceteth-20, oleyl alcohol, ethanolamine, ceteth-15, stearic acid, toluene-2,5-diamine sulfate, propylene glycol, steartrimonium chloride, ceteth-10, behenyl alcohol, polyquaternium-10, resorcinol, mineral oil, amodimethicone, artemisia vulgaris extract, cnidium officinale root extract, chrysanthemum morifolium flower extract, panax ginseng root extract, threonine, hydroxypropyltrimonium hydrolyzed keratin, pca, m-aminophenol, dioleyl phosphate, oleth-5 phosphate, cocamide dea, ethanolamine thioglycolate, 2,4-diaminophenoxyethanol hydrochloride, disodium edta, p-aminophenol, sodium ascorbate, butylene glycol, alcohol, fragrance. Light Mountain Natural Hair Colors (US) I think that SANOTINT is one of the best brands if you have an allergy to PPD. 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