PATCH TESTING

Our Colour Me Safe Policy

We require a new client to come to the salon for a consultation and patch test 48 hours before the on-scalp service.

We know it can be difficult to come into the salon 48 hours before your appointment for a skin test. However, this small step is vitally important in protecting your health. Although rare, allergic reactions to chemicals in hair dye can happen. We have seen evidence that people are developing new allergies in recent years.

Even if you have been colouring your hair for years you could still be affected. While some minor reactions just cause irritation, more severe allergic responses can lead to swelling, inflammation and anaphylaxis. In some extreme cases, people have even lost their lives as a result.

At Hair Organics we are committed to putting the safety of our clients first. The danger from hair colour can be completely eliminated by first trialling the product on the skin, 48 hours before the treatment takes place. This is why we have a Colour Me Safe Policy and will not perform a colour service if we have any doubts about the result of your skin test. While the risk of an allergic reaction is small, we want to completely eradicate the threat.

Our expert stylists are thoroughly trained to apply colour products safely and always respect the manufacturers’ instructions. Working closely with Daniel Field we carry a number of the most current advances in colour technologies, including PPD and ammonia-free products. If you have any questions or concerns, please ask your stylist for more information.