Should You Switch to Ammonia Free? Hair Color Advice

June 29, 2023

Hair color has long been a popular way to express ourselves and enhance our personal style. However, many traditional hair dyes contain harsh chemicals like ammonia, which can cause damage to our hair and scalp. Fortunately, there’s an alternative: ammonia free hair color.

Interested in learning more but worried that you can’t match your color results? Then read on as we have the answers and the perfect alternative products to help you to elevate your color services. We’ll delve into the world of ammonia free hair color and explore its benefits for those seeking a gentler and more mindful approach to hair coloring.

What Is Ammonia Free Hair Color

First things first, let’s discuss what ammonia is and why it has commonly been used. Ammonia is a strong alkaline ingredient that helps the hair cuticle swell, allowing color molecules to penetrate deeply. While it has been effective in achieving long-lasting and vibrant results, ammonia also comes with a strong odor, drying properties, and potential scalp irritation.

Alongside a call for a gentler alternative for the hair and scalp, there is also an increased demand for a cleaner planet and less chemicals. That’s where ammonia free hair color and the exclusive dual action comes in:

  • On the color side, organic cold-pressed sunflower oil pushes colorants inside the hair for rich color results.
  • On the care side, organic cold-pressed coconut oil penetrates the hair shaft to deeply nourish it from the inside while a blend of hair care ingredients like cold-pressed tiger nut, macadamia, and almond oil coat the hair shaft for a sublime, long-lasting hair color and a silky finish.

Color Sublime Ammonia Free

Who Should Consider Ammonia Free Hair Color?

Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of ammonia free hair color.

  • Gentler on the hair: Ammonia free hair color is generally considered less damaging and drying to the hair. It helps maintain hair health by reducing the risk of breakage and moisture loss, leaving your hair feeling softer and more manageable.
  • Comfort and respect for the scalp: The absence of ammonia in hair color products reduces the likelihood of scalp irritation or discomfort. Individuals with sensitive skin can enjoy the coloring process without worrying about unpleasant side effects.
  • Odorless Experience: Ammonia free hair color often has little to no scent, making the coloring process more pleasant for both the user and those around them. Say goodbye to that strong chemical smell!
  • Versatile Options: Ammonia free hair color is available in a wide range of shades, from natural tones to bold and vibrant hues. Whether you’re looking for a subtle change or a dramatic transformation, you’ll find options to suit your style and preference.

How to Switch to Ammonia Free Hair Color

Ready to make the switch to an ammonia free color that’s also committed to the planet? The change couldn’t be simpler with Revlonissimo Color Sublime™. This clean, nature inspired range is formulated with natural and organic* cold-pressed oils to deliver up to 100% gray coverage and boasts an incredible portfolio of 51 true-to-tone shades with 0% ammonia.

This forward thinking range has also considered the coloring experience by developing a ultra-gliding creme-gel formula that transforms into a creamy mixture with a mild, neutral fragrance to offer a non-drip and controlled application that respects the scalp. This way, you and your clients can enjoy great color results without the dripping or unpleasant effects that permanent colors can often bring.

With innovative technology developed by scientists, this dual action vegan color system represents the perfect balance between science, care, and nature by delivering impactful professional color. Its vegan and organic cold-pressed oils provide up to 10 high-quality pigments per shade for radiant color results and hair that’s 2x stronger. As with any new color, it is essential to skin test every new and existing client to ensure they have no allergies to the product. This should be done every 6 months for every client that has a color service. It can be easily completed by following the manufacturer instructions and your salon’s skin testing and health and safety protocols.

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The Drawbacks of Ammonia Free Hair Color

It’s important to evaluate the potential drawbacks alongside the benefits when considering ammonia free hair color.

It’s possible that the color may fade more quickly and require more frequent touch-ups. Ammonia free hair color may not provide the same level of color intensity or vibrancy as traditional ammonia-based hair dyes. Technology and home-care have come a long way to combat these issues and 2023 brings new light reflecting shades that are inspired by sunset hues and home-care options such as Nutri Color™ Filters to keep your bold or cool colors fade free. Ultimately, the choice depends on your individual preferences, hair type, and desired results. We have a comprehensive color range to meet any professional challenge.

The Benefits of Ammonia Free Hair Color

Inspired? You should be! Ammonia free hair color offers a kinder and more mindful approach to hair coloring. By eliminating ammonia and utilizing gentler alternatives, these products provide a range of benefits, including hair and scalp health, comfort, and versatility. Whether you’re looking for a subtle change or a bold transformation, ammonia free hair color empowers you to express your style without compromising your hair’s well-being. We believe these benefits outweigh any drawbacks and encourage you and your clients to embrace the world of ammonia free hair color and discover a more gentle and enjoyable coloring.

If you’d like to purchase our products, you can stock up directly by heading to the Revlon Pro Shop. To further empower your salon, head to Revlon Pro AlwaysOn, (available for clients only, so click the link to become one).


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