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Dear PLS,
Brown is the most boring color ever created. And it’s the color of my boring hair. I want to dye it red or, possibly, pink, but my mom says no. How old do you have to be to dye your hair?

Done with Brown

Dear DWB,
Changing your hair is a fun way to experiment with your look, but the people we asked said girls in middle school shouldn’t mess with their hair color.

Dyeing your hair means using chemicals on it. Some people report a burning or itching scalp – or even hair loss – after getting their hair dyed. But that aside, we think brown hair is nice. Is yours more golden brown or a darker brown like deep, dark chocolate? Instead of dyeing it, we’d recommend a new headband, haircut, or hairstyle.

Think Pink! (but not pink hair!)

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