It's been three months since I took the plunge and, no, my hair hasn't fallen out. But two of my naysayers were correct in that the bleach did
damage my strands and the color is definitely prone to fading. But that doesn't make it impossible to maintain. "All hair is healthy enough for bleaching, it’s just a matter of treating it correctly and making sure the right products are used," says trichologist Dr. David Kingsley.
After weeks of testing shampoos, serums, and masks designed to maintain the health and color of my newly pink head, I think I've finally landed on a routine that works — at least between touch-ups