Differences Between Melanins And Eumelanins

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Millions of people around the world are unhappy with their hair color or they simply just want to try something new. The first idea that these people have is to dye their hair. Hair coloring is normal for everyone. But what most people really do not know is what is actually inside their hair dye. Each hair color is composed of different chemical compounds and also react differently than one another. Hair covers nearly every part of our body. In our hair, there are pigments called melanins. Melanins are broken down to either eumelanin and pheomelanin. The two key differences are that pheomelanin causes colors in the range of blond to red as eumelanin causes shades from brown to black. Between the two types of melanin, eumelanin is the most

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