Please keep in mind that up to 60% of all contacted substances are absorbed by our skin this is increased when combined with common developers used in hair dye that exceed 25%.
Most of our colours use 10% and 20% developers.
For more information please review MSDS on line or on our webpage.
|Topic||FAROUK & CHI @ BASE1||TRADITIONAL HAIR COLOUR||HENNA|
|COLOUR FADE||Semi; fades after 6-12 weeks. Permanent; vibrant for 2-3 months colour will be less vibrant after this time. Root application advisable after 6 weeks||Varies between ranges Semi; lasts 6-10 weeks with fade. Permanent; 2-3 months and may become dull. Root application advisable after 6 weeks||Permanent colour with some fade and re-application after 6 weeks|
|Grey coverage||100% with a permanent colour||Varies between ranges, usually 100% with a permanent colour||Partial coverage often translucent result. not advised.|
|Variety of colours||96 base colours inclusive of Black natural and vibrant reds violets coppers golds blonds beiges and natural shades that can be combined for unlimited possibilities||Across all available ranges pretty much an unlimited possibilities.||Reds browns some henna products contain additives natural and chemical giving more variety|
|Hair Damage and Drying||Unperceivable with semi application. Permanent colours very little or none. Blonding very little in some cases. Extreme blonding or lifting moderate.||Variation between ranges, Permanent colours
very little to moderate
Blonding often moderate
Extreme blonding or lifting moderate to very high.
|Permanent Henna very little usually none
Blonding Not possible
Extreme blonding or lifting Not possible
Health skin contact and ingestion
|Absorption By skin
minimal or eyes.
Target organs; none, Inhalation; none, Skin contact; may cause irritation is used improperly, Eye contact; may cause itching and burning is not used properly, Ingestion; none.
|Harmful if swallowed, inhaled, or absorbed through skin. If swallowed, call a physician, hospital emergency room, or poison control centre immediately. If in eyes, flush with water for at least 15 minutes and get medical attention not recommended for skin contact||None listed will Target organs; none, Inhalation; none, Skin contact; stain skin if left in contact. will irritate eyes in case of contact.|
HMIS Rating Scale:
0 = Minimal;
1 = Slight;
2 = Moderate;
3 = Serious;
4 = Severe;
N = No information provided by manufacturer
Personal protection: N/A
Personal protection: N/A-Incomplete
|Pregnancy||Rated the safest professional colour for use during pregnancy.||May irritate some women esp due to fumes released. and skin absorption.||Safe|
|Application and processing time||Root Application: 20 min
Processing 15-50 min Average 35min
|Root Application: 20 min
Processing 20min -1Hour average 45 min
|Root Application: 20 min
Processing 1-6 hours
|Smell||Mild coconut or faint sweet aroma.||ammonia and often strong or unpleasant||similar to hay / straw|