Most studies indicate that colorants and hair dyes do not harm the fetus or affect fetal development. However, as a preventive measure, many women prefer to use natural hair dyes or temporary hair colors, which do not penetrate into the cuticle layer, allowing only a coating action. Others prefer to avoid hair dyes until the end of the first trimester, which configures the most vulnerable period for the fetus.
Is it safe to dye my hair at 3 months?
By Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 11/06/2018
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)