Frequently Asked Questions
Bigen Semi-Permanent Hair Color

About Bigen Semi-Permanent Hair Color

What are the differences between Bigen powder and Bigen Semi-Permanent Color?

Bigen Powder is a permanent hair color and Bigen Semi-Permanent Color is a semi permanent hair color which lasts anywhere from 2-3 weeks. This type of color is used to blend gray or enhance natural color and it's safe for immediate use after a relaxer service.

Is a patch test necessary before use?

All Bigen Semi Permanent Colors require a preliminary skin allergy test before each use. Your body constitution and condition change every day. Allergic reactions can occur depending on the constitution of the day of use. Please make sure that you do the skin test before each use, even if you have been coloring for years without any problems.

You should carry out the skin test 48 hours before application to see if you are allergic to hair color product, every time you color your hair with a semi permanent hair color product. If you notice any signs of burning, swelling, redness or irritation on your skin during these 48 hours, do not use the product.

Can I use Bigen Semi-Permanent Colors to lighten my hair?

No. Bigen Semi-Permanent Colors are not designed to lift your hair color to a lighter shade.

Do Bigen Semi-Permanent Hair Colors lift and deposit color simultaneously?

No. Bigen Semi-Permanent has no lifting action. It is a deposit-only color.

How can I achieve vivid color results with Bigen Semi Permanent Hair Colors?

You can pre-lighten your hair using our Dust-Free Powder Bleach and Bigen 20-Volume Cream Developer. This will allow for a more vivid depositing of colors.

Can I color my eyebrows or mustache with this product?

No. This product must not be used for dyeing the eyebrows or eyelashes; to do so may cause blindness. Do not use this product for any purpose other than coloring the hair on your head. To do so may cause irritation or injury.

How long does Bigen Semi-Permanent color last?

Two to three weeks.

Can I use the Bigen Semi-Permanent color the same day as a relaxer?

Yes, you can use this semi permanent color the same day as a relaxer.

Can I pre-lighten and use the color right afterwards?

Yes, you can create many special effects.

Can I use Bigen Semi-Permanent color for low lights?

Yes, Bigen Semi-Permanent color is great for toning and blending colors.

Does it cover gray?

Bigen Semi-Permanent color is used to blend gray or enhance natural color. If 100% gray coverage is desired, try Bigen Powder Permanent Hair Color.

What is the processing time?

You can process Bigen Semi-Permanent color up to 25 minutes.

What is proper application?

Shampoo and towel dry hair. Apply directly from the bottle starting at the roots and work generously to the ends. Saturate well.

Does Semi-Permanent color contain ammonia or peroxide?

No, Bigen Semi-Permanent color does not contain ammonia or peroxide. Our oil-rich, conditioning formula is gentle enough for relaxed, permed or bleached hair.

How do I select the right color for me?

Always choose the shade that is closest to your own natural color (or 1 to 2 shades lighter) for best results.

Does Bigen Semi-Permanent color stain?

Bigen Semi-Permanent color is formulated to minimize staining and bleeding and reduce running and dripping during application.

Should I shampoo the hair before or after I apply Bigen Semi-Permanent color?

Since a semi-permanent color washes out of hair more quickly, it is recommended to shampoo and towel dry the hair before the color application.

How long should I wait to recolor my hair?

You can re-apply semi permanent color the same day. However the color result may be affected by the previous hair color you applied.

Bigen Permanent Powder Boxes

Permanent Powder
Hair Color

Beautiful, lasting results
with excellent gray coverage

Bigen Semi-Permanent Bottles

Hair Color

Long-lasting color without
ammonia or peroxide

Bigen Haircare Products


Natural looking, stain free
hair color in only 10 minutes