The plant coloring draws from nature all the purity and the harmlessness that it can offer to the hair often victims of external aggressions. It consists of mixtures of natural plant pigments, usually used to dye fabrics.
Unaggressive, vegetable coloring is ideal for enhancing the base color while making the hair more vigorous and shiny.
The principle is quite simple: the natural pigments surround the capillary fiber of a sheath that smoothes, protects and thickens it. The vegetable colorations are content to attach to the hair, thus reviving the hue smoothly.
Hairdressers Colorists adopting the plant are committed to the well-being of their employees and their customers. These chefs du Cheveu have made the process of following our training and relearning their profession.
Plant stains are plants reduced to very fine powders (300 microns). The finer the powders, the larger the exchange surfaces. This results in a hair better coated with plant pigments.
The dye powder is poured into warm water or a decoction. The powder swells and disperses its pigments slowly in the liquid. The mixture obtained is applied to the roots and then to the lengths.
The range of Marcapar colorations provides the Hair Cooks with a wide range of shades. This one can widen it virtually to infinity because each result of vegetable coloring is unique. It is an association between the customer’s natural base and the applied plant coloring.
Marcapar created the decoctions and the junction to vary and personalize the results of the colorations. Finally the white hair is a real asset in that they allow to achieve wicked effects, illuminate the reflections and create shades, although they can also be simply covered 100%. The Marcapar vegetable coloring knows a limit: it does not make it possible to lighten the hair. Indeed it requires to discolor the hair by oxidizing it which alters its structure. The “clay” wipes are formulated from persalts or persulfates, which is why we do not practice or recommend them.
Result: the plant color respects the original nature of the hair.
• 35% of young people under 20 adopt the plant
• 88% of customers remain true to the plant
Inspired by a thousand-year-old know-how, coloring from dyeing plants requires knowledge and craftsmanship. It is a fascinating area to explore. This is why research and experimentation are at the heart of the Marcapar approach. Our selection of plants provides the Marcapar Vegetal Colorist Hairdresser with a wide range of shades, highlights and shades. All the plants we use are first analyzed by independent laboratories. We make sure that they contain no trace of heavy metals, pesticides or synthetic dyes, PPD or resorcinol. This systematic verification follows the discovery of these harmful products in certain lots of “organic” plants. Partly for this reason we do not just follow a label, but we set our own standards.
Hair treated with chemical staining is rendered porous by oxidation. Oxygen comes apart the scales of the hair thus making it very fragile. Conversely, the plant bath will shroud the hair fiber and allow it to regain its elasticity and liveliness. For example Lawsone, natural dye, attaches to the hair in the manner of a magnet (attractiveness of keratin) and repairs it.
Vegetable stains are very well tolerated by the scalp and the body… (pregnant women, very fine hair, allergies, diseases…).
Another advantage: unlike chemical stains, they fade evenly over shampoos with a very invisible root effect for a longer duration.
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