Hydrogen peroxide is the primary ingredient in hair bleach. Most hair bleach contains between 6 percent and 10 percent hydrogen peroxide. Other ingredients include ammonium persulfate, potassium persulfate and sodium per... More »

Hair bleach lasts for 20 minutes after it has been mixed. It must be applied immediately after mixing because it starts to lose its strength soon after mixing. More »

An easy method of lightening your hair with ingredients found in the home uses honey, vinegar and olive oil. Not only does this recipe not contain harsh chemicals that damage hair, but the olive oil keeps hair from dryin... More »

Hair can be dyed with peroxide. Hair dyes contain hydrogen peroxide as an active ingredient. Using peroxide to dye the hair should make it two shades lighter than the natural hair color. More »

According to a Material Safety Data Sheet provided by The Clorox Company, Clorox bleach can cause skin burns and irritation; therefore, using it to bleach hair can cause injury. Although the MSDS does not provide any use... More »

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Hydrogen peroxide on its own will not completely bleach hair, but will gradually lighten it depending on how long it is left on the hair. To completely bleach hair with hydrogen peroxide, it is usually combined with ammo... More »

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Peroxide can be used to lighten hair, either to make it appear more blond or in preparation for adding another colored dye. However, peroxide can be damaging to hair, and if used excessively may lead to dryness and britt... More »

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