Category Archives: Hair Dye

New Website

Welcome to the new website for MixEz. This blog is help highlight the importance of performing a skin allergy patch test and how to do a patch test using different at home, hair dye brands.    Making a directory of … Continue reading

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How to do a Patch Test using L’Oreal Excellence from USA

How to do a Patch Test using L’Oreal Excellence from USA For this skin allergy patch test, I used a box dye which was purchase in the US. The biggest difference is that the patch test in the instructions is … Continue reading

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Hair Strand Test using Garnier Olia

This is carrying on from the Garnier Olia skin allergy patch test but it is a hair strand test  using Garnier Olia to see what my dark brown hair would look like if I were to dye it with Deep Violet … Continue reading

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How to do a 2 part Patch Test – Garnier Olia

How to do a 2 part Patch Test – Garnier Olia A slightly different patch test – I used a different, vibrant colour and also did a hair strand test. The instructions do say to just do a one part … Continue reading

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How to do a Skin Allergy Patch Test – Vidal Sassoon Salonist

How to do a Skin Allergy Patch Test – Vidal Sassoon Salonist The Vidal Sassoon Salonist is one of the newer home hair dye kits on the market and comes with a bowl, brush as well as the regular gloves. … Continue reading

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How to do a Skin Allergy Patch Test – Clairol

This is a how to do a patch test using both the Colour Blend – Bottle 1 (colourant) and Colour Activating Creme – Bottle 2 (developer) as instructed by Clairol for both UK and USA. A small disclaimer – The … Continue reading

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How to do a 2 part Patch Test – L’Oreal Excellence

This is a how to do a patch test using both the colourant and developer. It is advised by Allergy UK  that if you are using a 2 part hair dye – then you should perform a skin allergy patch … Continue reading

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How to do a Skin Allergy Patch Test – L’Oreal Excellence

The patch test described in the L’Oreal Excellence instructions say to only use the colourant part of the hair dye as it contains the para-phenylenediamine (PPD). A small disclaimer – The photos used are of my arm. At the time I … Continue reading

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Why do a Skin Allergy Patch Test?

Why do a Skin Allergy Patch Test? Would you travel in a car without wearing a seatbelt? You may not get into an accident but it’s important to wear one as you do not know who is on the road. … Continue reading

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MixEz – Hair and Safety at Home

There is nothing more important than your health and keeping it safe. I feel it is important to raise the awareness of patch testing whether it is before trying a new face cream or  before applying at home hair dye. … Continue reading

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