how birth control affects your hair health

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Secret 3: You just need some time to adjust to your new birth control pills.
Every single time you mess with your hormones, your body reacts in some weird and surprising way. "We can tell when someone is on a new type of birth control because it can make their hair finer, drier and less shiny," says Rita Hazan, a celebrity colorist and owner of the Rita Hazan Salon in Manhattan. This is especially noticeable when you're getting your hair colored: dry hair absorbs color faster, so you could end up with a different look than the last time you had the exact same procedure.