Leon Hugo of Paris, a hairdresser, along with EH Thiellay, a British pharmacist and perfumer, introduced the worlds first hair bleach in 1867 at the Paris Exposition. Known as peroxide, it was designed to lighten hair to the blonde hues.
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In a Clairol Professional survey 33% of the respondents reported that they preferred to have their hair colored in a salon rather than risk doing damage at home. 50% of the participants said they liked their colorists best because of friendliness while only 38% valued good advice about haircolor or the fact that the colorist kept up on the latest trends.