• Picnic tablecloth-inspired dye job is wild and wonderful
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    Jacqueline Laurean Yates

    Picnic tablecloth-inspired dye job is wild and wonderful

    Kansas-based colorist Ursula Goff is not the type of stylist who posts boring photos of a blonde going blonder, but instead, everything from plaid to crystal-colored hair looks.

  • Mother lets 2-year-old dye her hair and wear makeup, and here's why
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    Maggie Parker

    Mother lets 2-year-old dye her hair and wear makeup, and here's why

    Tattoo artist Amy Lyn has tattoos, pink hair, and stretched ears, and doesn’t believe her daughter BellaMae should have to wait until she’s a certain age to similarly express herself.

  • Dyeing your hair could increase your breast cancer risk
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    Nisean Lorde

    Dyeing your hair could increase your breast cancer risk

    "Women are advised to reduce exposure to synthetic hair dyes to two - six times per year."

  • Police Officer and Kelly Osbourne Stick Up for Boy Teased About His Pink Hair
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    Rachel Grumman Bender

    Police Officer and Kelly Osbourne Stick Up for Boy Teased About His Pink Hair

    "Upon hearing everything Jacob went through it not only broke my heart but resonated so deeply with me,” Osbourne wrote on her Facebook page.

  • Mum sparks parenting debate after dying her two year old's hair bright pink
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    Marie Claire Dorking

    Mum sparks parenting debate after dying her two year old's hair bright pink

    Would you dye your daughter's hair?

  • Teen Suspended Over Patch of Dyed Hair That Shows ‘When the Wind Blows’
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    Beth Greenfield

    Teen Suspended Over Patch of Dyed Hair That Shows ‘When the Wind Blows’

    A teenage boy has been suspended from school for two days because of his hairstyle — and his supportive mother has gone public in his defense.

  • Teen Nearly Blinded by Hair Dye
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    Leah Prinzivalli

    Teen Nearly Blinded by Hair Dye

    Teen Tylah Durie suffered a severe allergic reaction when she tried to tint her eyebrows and lashes at home. After an attempt to tint her eyebrows and lashes, 16-year-old Tylah suffered an allergic reaction to at-home dye that left her “looking like a frog,” in her words. Until she landed in the hospital, Durie had no idea that she was even allergic to Paraphenylenediamine (PPD), a common ingredient in dark hair dyes.

  • Woman Has Super-Scary Allergic Reaction After Getting Hair Dyed
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    Jacqueline Laurean Yates

    Woman Has Super-Scary Allergic Reaction After Getting Hair Dyed

      Mish Whalen, a Today senior multimedia editor, woke up with an oversize head after getting her hair dyed last December. She had gone to her friend’s salon to get her hair colored a chestnut shade. After the job was done, she felt fine and went about her day. But things quickly turned sour two days after her visit, when she woke up with an enlarged head. “My head was red and itchy and there were hives and burning. I just had an overall feeling of being sick. The worst part was my head was so big that it made me feel like I looked disfigured. ...

  • How To Pull Off This Year’s Most Coveted Hairstyle: The Icy Blonde Bob
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    Alison Coldridge

    How To Pull Off This Year’s Most Coveted Hairstyle: The Icy Blonde Bob

    “If you fancy going this light, you must be prepared for a little style maintenance,” celebrity hairdresser Mark Hill tells us. “I would always advise you go to a hairdresser when you want to go this light - they will be able to use the correct product for your natural colour.

  • This Is What Your Hair Straighteners Are Doing To Your Hair (And It’s Not Good)
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    Alison Coldridge

    This Is What Your Hair Straighteners Are Doing To Your Hair (And It’s Not Good)

    We all know that hair straighteners aren’t brilliant for our locks. They split our ends and seriously screw with the quality of our hair. But what we didn’t know was how much danger they were doing to our colour. 

  • The biggest grey hair myths debunked
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    Kate Bialowas

    The biggest grey hair myths debunked

    Over the past few years grey and silver hair has been having a fashion moment. There are common misconceptions and old wives’ tales surrounding your new hair colour that can be down right confusing. Since the texture of grey hair is coarser than your natural strands, Tolentino explains that it’s more resistant to dye.

  • Multiple Women Reportedly Suffered Burns from Clairol Box Color
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    Noël Duan

    Multiple Women Reportedly Suffered Burns from Clairol Box Color

    As reported by The Dominion Post, Sheryl Smith of Wainuiomata, New Zealand was burned on her neck and torso after using Clairol Nice ‘n Easy boxed hair color, an at-home permanent hair dye that is used to give yourself highlights and lowlights.

  • L’Oréal Paris Feria Offers Pastel Hair in a Box
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    Noël Duan

    L’Oréal Paris Feria Offers Pastel Hair in a Box

    But what do you really get for $10 per box?

  • A Look Back at the 2015 Instagram Hair Dye Trends
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    Noël Duan

    A Look Back at the 2015 Instagram Hair Dye Trends

    2015 was the year that dyeing your hair and celebrating it on Instagram became a social media phenomenon. Savvy and talented colorists became online celebrities with hundreds of thousands of followers, and hashtags like #UnicornHair and #GrannyHairDontCare went viral, warranting press coverage on their own. “This year was the year of vibrant color,” Lucille Javier, colorist at Manhattan-based salon Sally Hershberger Downtown (and my personal colorist) told Yahoo Beauty.

  • Channing Tatum is Now a Blonde Babe
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    Noël Duan

    Channing Tatum is Now a Blonde Babe

    “Down in Peru loving life. Just sending love out there to everybody.” (Photo: Instagram)

  • Why 85-Year-Old Novelist Anne Bernays Rocks Punk Blue Hair
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    Noël Duan

    Why 85-Year-Old Novelist Anne Bernays Rocks Punk Blue Hair

    Novelist and Harvard writing instructor, Anne Bernays, started dyeing her hair last May. (Photo: Instagram) When 85-year-old novelist Anne Bernays, a Cambridge, Massachusetts resident by way of New York City, became a great-grandmother (after becoming a grandmother of six), she decided it was time to dye her hair blue.

  • YB Loves: In-Shower Hair Color That Works in Minutes
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    Joanna Douglas

    YB Loves: In-Shower Hair Color That Works in Minutes

    Whether your hair color is dull, mousy, fading, growing out, or going gray, your problems can now be solved in minutes, at home, for $10, thanks to John Frieda. If you’re a blonde, you may be familiar with John Frieda’s color enhancing shampoos. Now the brand is letting brunettes in on the action with shampoo and conditioning combos that will amp up your shade instantly and work even better over time with a cumulative effect. The John Frieda Brilliant Brunette Visibly Brighter Shampoo and Conditioner ($9 each) lets you lighten your hair to a more golden, warmer shade while the Brunette Visibly Deeper duo ($9 each) lets you enrich and darken your hair with cooler tones and an ultra-shiny finish.

  • Gwen Stefani’s Got Miranda Lambert’s Ex, Lambert’s Got Stefani’s Old Hair
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    Joanna Douglas

    Gwen Stefani’s Got Miranda Lambert’s Ex, Lambert’s Got Stefani’s Old Hair

    Miranda Lambert debuted new pink hair at the CMAs drawing comparison to her ex husband Blake Shelton’s new girlfriend, Gwen Stefani, who rocked the look back in 1999.

  • Clairol Under Fire for Misleading Christina Hendricks Ad
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    Yahoo Beauty Contributors

    Clairol Under Fire for Misleading Christina Hendricks Ad

    The misleading Clairol advertisement featuring Christina Hendricks. (Photo: Procter & Gamble) It should have been a nice and easy hair-coloring commercial, but a new Clairol ad featuring Mad Men actress Christina Hendricks has been banned in the U.K. for being misleading. The commercial for Clairol’s Nice ’N Easy starts with Hendricks sporting her signature red locks and ends with her being a blonde. “I’ve been the same shade of red for many years,” she says to the camera.

  • YB Loves: Truly Outrageous Jem Hair Dye
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    Joanna Douglas

    YB Loves: Truly Outrageous Jem Hair Dye

    Genius collab alert: Jem and the Holograms hair dye by Manic Panic. (Photo: Manic Panic) As a child in the ‘80s, I was far too young for punk hair, wild makeup, and nightclubs — that came later. In the mean time, I lived vicariously through Jem and the Holograms. I tuned into the cartoon show before school to watch the friends turned rock band kick ass on stage, tackle serious social issues, fend off a rival band of mean girls (the Misfits) and look truly, truly truly outrageous all the while.

  • Manic Panic Turns 38, Rainbow Hair Trend Stronger Than Ever
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    Joanna Douglas

    Manic Panic Turns 38, Rainbow Hair Trend Stronger Than Ever

    Formed way back in 1977 by original Blondie members Tish and Snooky Bellomo, Manic Panic began as the country’s first punk boutique on St. Mark’s Place in the East Village, which sold a rainbow of hair dyes. The store didn’t last, but the alternative beauty movement they spawned took off and eventually became mainstream.

  • Help! My Hair Dye is Bleeding All Over Me
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    Noël Duan

    Help! My Hair Dye is Bleeding All Over Me

    We spoke with colorist Lucille Javier at Sally Hershberger Downtown in Manhattan to find out what you need to know before you get a vibrant dye job and what to do when you discover that your hands are now purple.

  • Oscars Hair Color By The Numbers
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    Joanna Douglas

    Oscars Hair Color By The Numbers

    Celebrity colorist Tracey Cunningham is responsible for all these gorgeous heads of hair. Award season is incredibly busy for celebrities, but it might be even more hectic for their colorists. As Redken’s celebrity colorist and the owner ofMêche salon in Beverly Hills, Tracey Cunningham is perhaps the most well known hair color guru in Hollywood. Some of the biggest stars in the biz have been whizzing through her doors, so we asked Cunningham to share some stats on the past two weeks leading up to the Oscars.

  • “NCIS” Star Experiences the Dangers of Hair Dye
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    Joanna Douglas

    “NCIS” Star Experiences the Dangers of Hair Dye

    Photo: Trunk Archive “NCIS” star Pauley Perrette is a natural blonde who’s been dyeing her hair black for 20 years, so imagine her surprise when she wound up in the hospital this week with a severe allergic reaction. Turns out I was having a dangerous allergic reaction to hair dye,” Perrette wrote on her Twitter account. Dr. Sejal Shah, a New York-based cosmetic dermatologist, says Perrette’s allergy was likely caused by para-phenylenediamine (PPD), an ingredient commonly found in back hair dye, temporary tattoos, black henna tattoos, and even some black clothing. You might like: This Really Works: Living Proof Perfect Hair Day “According to most studies, about five percent of people experience allergies to hair dye, but there is this sense that it’s probably very underreported,” says Shah.