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★☆☆☆☆

“It's no good!”

Written on: 09/06/2015

im severely allergic to ppd. I switched from INOA to Sanotint after extensive online search. I bought Sanotint Light no 75 from Life Oharmacy, Dubai. I felt immediate itching on the scalp upon application. After 35 minutes, my tongue had started swelling and I had to rush to the emergency. I could have had a disastrous ending this Saturday had it not been for the medical center within walking distance from my house. Sanotint light has PPD. I am hugely disappointed. The doc has categorically… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Saved my hair !”

Written on: 09/01/2015 by Lorelaiu1951 (1 review written)

I used to have a very sensitive scalp and very dry, damaged hair. It would come out with handfulls and it started to freak me out- big time. I mean...who wouldnt freak out? I decided to give up on my favourite L'oreal products cuz I thought that maybe the chamicals in dyes, shampoos, masks etc are to blame. I started to look for a more natural and mild alternative and was recommended Sanotint products. I've been using them for 1,5 years now ( Sanotint Light, shampoos and masks)and it literally… Read Full Review

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Nelly26's Comment

Written on: 11/03/2015

Hi! I just tried Sanotint hair colour, very happy with that!

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Healthyhair's Comment

Written on: 22/04/2015

I am using sanotint for more of 5 years with a total grey coverage and healthy hair, I recomend it 100%.

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★☆☆☆☆

“not ppd free”

Written on: 12/12/2014 by bubbles_ca (1 review written)

I am allergic to PPD. I wanted to try this product because it states on the front of the box that it is PPD free. If you look under the ingredients on the top of the box it states in very small writing that it contains PPD. Had it patch tested at the dematologist. It caused my skin to blister!!! False advertising and definitely not PPD free!!! I think it is terrible that a company could be soo negligent advertising it's product as safe, when it is NOT SAFE AT ALL for people with ppd allergies!… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Reacted with welts and scalp sores”

Written on: 12/11/2014 by JensenHaynes (1 review written)

Because of the fact that santo tint says they are ppd free which causes the reaction to the scalp, swelled eyes shut and sores/scabs all over my neck was a crock. I reacted the same like any other hair dye. Very discounted. Back to the drawing board for me. I have suffered for 10 years now and each time progressively it gets worse and worse. Thought this product would be good, however, I was wrong… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Joan Cameron”

Written on: 08/04/2014 by CriticalConsumer (1 review written)

I have been using regular hair colours with out any reaction from last 10 years and but recently I had bad reaction. So I was exploring different options. I first tried without ammonia, but still had allergic reactions. Then tried another form of henna, but it just turns the hair colour into little brown colour after keeping for few hours and it's a pain to keep the henna for such a long time(usually I keep it for 2hrs). I haven't give up and I was keep browsing then I came across Sanotint… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“Looks natural”

Written on: 20/12/2013

I've been using Sanotint since 2005, I think. I love it because it looks natural on hair and I noticed that the condition of my hair improves when I use Sanotint. I decided to right this review to let folks know that you don't have to pay a big price on Sanotint. You can get it for $13.97 at essentialoilcollection.com if you get their discount card which is free to get, but you have to place an order that qualifies you for a discount card (I think any order of 5 products qualifies you for one)… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“RASH! RASH! BEWARE”

Written on: 23/04/2013 by SCARYHAIR (1 review written)

Im highly allergic to PPD!! Were talking swollen eyes, weeping scalp and constant irriation. I came across this prodct and became very excited! NOT!! I MADE A POINT TO TEST THE PRODUCT ON MY INNER ARM...MINUTES LATER MY SKIN WAS ON FIRE. IT HAS BEEN 2 DAYS AND THE TEST AREA NOW HAS AN AWFUL RASH (RAISED SKIN) .....PLEASE TEST, TEST, TEST! WERE ALL DIFFERENT HOWEVER BE CAREFUL… Read Full Review

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Michelledevine's Response to SCARYHAIR's Review

Written on: 02/07/2014

Hi! Your reaction to this product sounds exactly like how I react to Sanotint, Sanotint Light, and any general hair colour product. I am allergic to PPD and peroxide, and while Sanotint Light claims to contain no PPD, it does contain peroxide, in order for it to be a permanent colour. I am just curious to know, seeing as your reaction sounds as extreme as mine, if any other products have worked for you? I'm finding it very difficult to source a permanent hair colour solution that doesnt contain all the nasties. Thanks for any suggestion / advice you might have! :)

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★☆☆☆☆

“If I could give it a minus star I would”

Written on: 23/03/2013

I'm allergic to hair dyes and have always had a reaction to them. As I've been going greyer every year I thought I'd try this product as it doesn't contain PPD's. now I don't apply direct to my head I take large sections of hair and comb it on trying not to touch my scalp and ears. After applying I really liked the colour and showed no sign of a reaction. 3 days later I have severe burns and weeping around my hairline. Woke up this morning and both eyes are swollen to the point of closing. Been… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Still allergic...”

Written on: 08/03/2013 by boomzilla (1 review written)

I bought this hair dye because of it's allergy description. "Extremely low risk." I developed a sudden allergy to hair dye after getting a tattoo and several people suggested this brand. I did a skin test and still didn't get an allergic reaction. I experienced an allergic reaction only after I had washed all of the dye out of my hair and it began to dry. My skin test spot even flared up. Now I've got hives all over my head. They're not as bad as they were with regular hair dye, but they're… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Worst reaction ever...it is not ppd free..do not use this”

Written on: 06/03/2013 by cjreview223 (1 review written)

I became allergic to hair dye many years ago and have search for a ppd free product . THIS IS NOT PPD free. I can use stains and temporary color...never permanent or semi. Thank god I did a patch test or I would be in hospital. The top dermatologist here confirmed it was a ppd reaction. Be warned! … Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Finally I found a non-allergic hair color!”

Written on: 10/02/2013 by Vijji (1 review written)

I have been using regular hair colors with out any reaction from last 10 years and but recently I had bad reaction. So I was exploring different options. I first tried without ammonia, but still had allergic reactions. Then tried another form of henna, but it just turns the hair color into little brown color after keeping for few hours and it's a pain to keep the henna for such a long time(usually I keep it for 2hrs). I haven't give up and I was keep browsing then I came across Sanotint Light… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Finally, I have color without pain!”

Written on: 05/12/2012 by Jlwalker4 (1 review written)

Found my 1st gray hair when I was 26y/o & started the cover-up. I've had an allergy to PPD since I was around 30y/o. It was like having poison ivy on my scalp with swollen neck glands & would last abt a week. I would use Fanci-full to cover my roots until I HAD to color. After a few cortizone shots, I decided to try Sanotint "Light". I'm a brunette & the color chart "Golden Blonde" looked like my color. I watched the video, read all the how-to advise online & colored my hair. I can not… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Do not use!!”

Written on: 13/11/2012 by Cottsj (1 review written)

I am allergic to ppd and have had this confirmed by my doctor, i decided use Sanotint Light as the box clearly states No PPD! I completed a skin test 48 hours before using the dye and had no reaction at all i then went on to colour my hair and i am writing this review from hospital, my advice is do not use Sanotint Light!!!! Very bad product… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“Yes to Sanotint Light”

Written on: 01/09/2012

As a recovered bladder cancer patient I was told to avoid any products with PPD. After spending ages trying to find one I came across this product. It covers my grey hair and looks fab - only qualm I have is the container - as it is in a tube it is difficult to measure out half the contents. I have short hair and only need to use half. If only they would use a bottle instead then I would give it full marks.JXXX… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Test proves allergic”

Written on: 28/07/2012

I am currently trying Sanotint Light on my inside elbow and it burned immediately and it smells very strongly. I would be afraid to use it on my head since it burns my arm. I feel like I threw away lots of money. Had high hopes for this product but a reader review said her Doctor told her it has toulene diamine sulfate. Cannot say I like it because it proved to have chemicals which I react to… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“EDTA is diamine”

Written on: 08/07/2012

If you are looking for diamine free which is what PDD is, putting EDTA is a hair color that says its PDD free is false advertising. EDTA is another form of diamine!!… Read Full Review

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Cynlais's Comment

Written on: 05/06/2013

You have no clue what you are talking about. EDTA has nothing what so ever to do with PPD. Do a little research before you jump in and make a fool of yourself.

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★★★★☆

“Not ideal but much better than most, albeit expensive”

Written on: 26/06/2012

Not sure if what I used was Sanotint light or just regular Sanotint. I found the dye quality and colour to be amazing for a relatively nasty-chemical free dye, although some improvements could be made here to reduce the toxins further. Still, no skin irritation for me, and my favorite colour, n. 17 Blue black, has the truest deepest jet black of any dye I have found on the market. What really annoys me though, is that they tell you that one packet is enough for medium-long hair, but this is… Read Full Review

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★★☆☆☆

“Not good enough!”

Written on: 12/06/2012

Sanotint is touted as the hair dye with the least PPDs, and while that may be true, it's still enough to cause a severe reaction. Too bad I had to waste $25.00 to find this out! Sanotint is apparently the last resort for many people with allergies. Give it a try, but don't get your hopes up! Since Clariol quit making their non-permanent hair color, I'm left with nothing… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“Sanotint - Better than PPD dyes but not perfect”

Written on: 24/04/2012

I have not had an allergic reaction to PPD but I was growing concerned at the amount of heavy metals I was putting on to my hair, especially as I am quite grey now and need to use darker dyes much more frequently. I went for the light version of Sanotint rather than Classic because I wanted to try something without any PPD at all and see how it went. The colour choice for dark hair is limited. So far I have tried mahogony and chestnut. I find it a fiddle to mix the colour and fixative in a… Read Full Review

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★★★☆☆

“Why Sanotint Natural Permanent Hair Dye is so special?”

Written on: 02/04/2012 by Gochi (1 review written)

Why Sanotint Natural Permanent Hair Dye is so special? The creation of the Sanotint has offered the beauty industry the gentlest most effective alternatives to conventional hair dyes SanoTint is a creative product development includes the use of natural extracts and is considered the hallmark of this innovative and successful European group of natural product lines. SanoTint a Natural Permanent Hair Dye for everyone and people with sensitive skin. The Sanotint Light PPD free… Read Full Review

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Guest's Response to Gochi's Review

Written on: 17/05/2012

Why 3 stars only?

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