Have you ever had problems with clients in the past who have experienced color fading after they have been using their hair systems? This blog will address the issue of hair color fading. However, before we examine the causes of hair fading, we first need to understand how we dye hair to make our hair replacement systems.

Generally speaking, most of the hair we buy for our hairpieces is of a dark color. There may be some lighter-colored European hair but most of the Chinese and Indian hair is dark, similar to a natural black color. In order to get the exact color requested by clients, we will first bleach the raw hair to a color that is about two shades lighter than the color of the hair sample. Then, we will dye the hair to the requested hair color.


It is important to remember that hair is made up of fibers and its molecules have amino bonds. So, when dyeing hair, acid dye must be used in an acidic environment because the acidic groups in acid dye can be combined with the amino group of the hair. After combining the dye molecules are attached to the hair. Finally, we will use fixing agents to fix the color in the hair and help prevent fading.

Now you know something about the hair dyeing process and which types of dye are used, let’s take a look at why hair fading happens and how clients can avoid their hair fading when using their hair system on a daily basis. There are four main factors that cause hair to fade easily:

Exposing Hairpieces To Sunlight For Extended Periods Of Time

Exposure to sunlight or chlorine for long periods of time can cause the dye molecules in your hair to break down into smaller molecules and become less stable. These can then be easily washed away from the hair resulting in faded hair colors. So, please remind your clients not to spend too long in direct sunlight when they wear their hairpieces otherwise the hair color will soon fade.


Incorrect Shampoo And Styling Products

Some shampoos or styling products contain molecules that dissolve the dye, causing it to fall out faster from the hair. You know that when we dye the hair, we use acid dyes in an acidic environment. If clients regularly use alkaline shampoo, the binding force between the dyes and proteins is destroyed, then the dyes is easily removed and the hair color will fade. So it is very important to make sure your clients use less alkaline shampoos and more appropriate shampoos that are specific to dyed hair.


Expose to High Temperature

High temperatures can also destroy dyes and fixatives in a hairpiece.

Drying or styling hairpieces at a high temperature or putting the hairpieces in hot water for a long time when washing them can lead to color fade.

So please ask your clients to wash their hairpieces in cold or warm water but not hot water, and avoid blow-drying at high temperatures.


Dark Hair Fades More Than Light Hair

This is because dark hair needs more dye than light hair during the dyeing process. For example, light hair may only need about 2g of hair dye for each kilogram of hair, but dark hair needs about 15g of hair dye. More dye causes dark hair to fade more.


So, now you must be wondering what to do if the hair color has faded. Here are some solutions that may be helpful for you:

  1. Regularly go to a hair salon to have the hairpiece dyed
  2. Dye your clients’ own hair if they don’t want to make the hair quality of their hair systems to suffer any damage
  3. Use antioxidant shampoo to wash the hairpiece once the hair has started to fade slightly (to create a redox reaction)

Choose a More Accurate Color With Color Ring

As a professional hair replacement manufacturer, we have a huge variety of human hair colors for customers to choose from. Below are two of our color rings for men and women. Please kindly check these links to see a more accurate reflection of the colors:

There are 104 colors for men and 28 colors for women which will more than likely meet the needs of your clients. We can also make colors according to the hair samples of your customers.

Our factory has professional dyeing technicians who can not only dye hair the color you see on our color rings but also make colors that are very durable and will not fade easily.

As long as your clients pay attention to the advice offered in this blog, the original hair color will remain intact.

For more details about colors and dyeing for hair replacement systems, please contact us by email:

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June Chen

Sales representative


June is detail-oriented, excellent at simplifying complex issues, making them understandable to all our clients, particularly those new to our services and products or unfamiliar with China.

Originally from Weifang, China, known as the hometown of kites, June moved to Qingdao in search of a better work-life balance. This has been her first job ever since. Over the years working at Newtimes Hair, she has cultivated a friendly demeanor and a sense of humor. June considers Newtimes Hair her second home, a place where she invests her passion wholeheartedly.

Her role extends beyond just solving problems; June acts as a bridge between our team and our clients, embodying our commitment to impeccable customer service.

● What hobbies and interests do you have?

I enjoy exercising. That’s a very important part of my life. I’m a super active person.

● Do you have a phobia? If you do, what is it?

No, not that I know of. I’m a very realistic person. If you mention outlandish stuff like aliens, monster in the bush, I’d be out of my mind.

● What is something you would love to do in the future?

I want to learn how to swim. I know it might sound a bit sarcastic, as I just mentioned that I enjoy doing exercise. Unfortunately, swimming hasn’t been on my list. I think I better catch up on that.

● What wig would you wear if you wore one and why?

I’d give HW1 a try. It looks natural and beautiful. Though we categorize it as a medical wig, almost any female can wear it. It’s got a lace mesh base, breathable, and flexible. You don’t need glue or tape to fix it to your head. Pretty easy, and it gives you all the long hair look a girl could want.


Sherry Sui

Sales representative


Are you new to China or the hair-making industry and feeling a bit lost about where to start? Sherry is your go-to expert. With a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of our products and services, Sherry will help you identify the perfect product combo aligning with your business needs and client requirements.

Grew up in Yantai, and moved to Qingdao in 2015 with a medical background, Sherry’s thoughts are beyond simply selling hairpieces. She cares about the end user’s health, too. In the process of sourcing the most suitable hairpieces for your clients, it’s worthwhile to pay attention to what Sherry says in terms of scalp health and hairpiece maintenance. You can think of her as a comprehensive, yet concise hairpiece encyclopedia, equipped to offer you top-notch recommendations and ideas for exceptional customer service.

  • How would people in the office describe you?

At our end-of-year conference, my colleagues agreed that I’m a warm hearted, positive, and easy-going teammate. It gives me a sense of reward.

  • Do you have a phobia? If you do, what is it?

I don’t like being confined in a very small space. I believe it was due to a childhood experience. When I was six years old, I accidentally tripped and fell into a shallow well. I had to wait for two hours before I was found. Since then, I’ve found I just can’t tolerate the idea of being alone. I guess that makes me an active team player.

  • You are happiest when…

This may sound boastful, but it’s true. It’s just part of my nature to help others. When I actually see that what I did for them has helped them achieve something, it just makes me excited.

  • Which mens/womens hair system do you sell the most? Why that model?

I recomend HS25V. Oftentimes I’d introduce this model to my new clients to start with, so they can introduce this to their new clients see if hair systems are what really suit them, before they carry on with lace or mono hair systems.


Winni Yu

Sales Representative


Born in Weifang, China’s kite capital, and moved to Qingdao in 2013, Winni has never looked back. Since joining Newtimes Hair, Winni has been a dynamo of efficiency and innovation. She is a problem-solver brimming with ideas and has become a vital part of our team.

From your first contact with Winni to the moment your orders are delivered, Winni ensures a smooth and exciting experience. With her at the helm, the business isn’t just easy but exhilarating, and every challenge becomes an opportunity for innovation.

Transitioning from a client developer to a retention specialist, throughout the years, Winni has successfully assisted numerous clients in solving their issues, particularly concerning product details, logistics, or custom hiccups.

  • What hobbies and interests do you have?

I’m into so many things. All the popular stuff you name: Swimming, badminton, running, all for keeping me in good shape.

  • How would people in the office describe you?

They keep calling me “pretty Winni pretty brainy.” I’d take that as a compliment. I’d say I’m generally pretty fast in term of thinking and figuring out solutions. My teammates often turn to me for help, too. And It turned out that most of the time my ideas worked for them.

  • Do you have any pet hates?

I’m a typical town girl, you know. I’m into cats and dogs. But things like snakes, all sorts of insects, and hamsters; they are not my cup of tea. So, never get them near me.

  • Which mens/womens hair system do you sell the most? Why that?

Most of my clietns are after Q6. And their clients happened to be guys who are into hair systems that are durable and natural. Q6 is a pretty good pick for them. With proper care, it should easily last 6 months.


Tori Zhang

Sales Representative


Tori or Victoria to be exact, originally from Heze, brought her passion for life to Qingdao in 2016. An avid reader with a Teacher’s Qualification Certificate, Tori is known for her professional yet intriguing persona at the office.

As a quick learner, Tori always looks at customer’s needs from a tutor’s perspective. She has a sharp mind, is capable of picking up anything her client is unclear with, and offers the explanation in detail, making sure you understand it.

At Newtimes Hair, Tori thrives on the thrill of a sale, her triumphs now fueling the empowerment of her peers. Her journey at Newtimes Hair is marked by three profound words: abundant, proficient, and revolutionary.

  • Tell us an interesting fact about yourself other than your qualifications, your job.

I’m always fascinated about an exotic lifestyle. I really wish I could travel a lot, go to many different countries, and try their local gourmet food, and get in touch with the locals to actually have a feel of their culture.

  • Do you have a phobia? If you do, what is it?

I’m always afaid of heights. With any tall buildings, be it a chimney or TV tower, I look at it, and imagine I’m looking down right from the top, it will give me sweaty palms.

  • Do you have any pet hates?

Not at all. I generally love all pets. Dog, cats, guinea pigs, rabits, etc. I love them.

  • Do you have a favourite quote?

When you feel tired,it means you are walking uphill. I believe this quote as a truth that gives me a lift whenever I’m down. I believe there’s no gain without pain. Without trying, we can’t achieve anything.

  • Which men’s/women’s hair system do you sell the most? Why that model?

With me personally, the best-selling hair system has been HS1. It has what it’s required out of a good quality hair system, in terms of a natural-looking hairline, undetectable scalp, etc. Most wearers and salon owners are familiar with it. Plus, all our clients have faith in the quality of this hair system. According to their feedback, this is an easy-to-attach, easy-to-maintain hair system for both men and women.


Ivan Mu

Sales representative


Born and raised in a quiet town named Binzhou, China, where the Yellow River whispers its final secrets to the ocean. Ivan’s life was set to transform in ways he could hardly imagine. After completing college in Qingdao, young Ivan little knew that this vibrant coastal city would capture his heart and chart a new course in his life.

Ivan joined Newtimes Hair in mid-2022 soon after his graduation from his master’s. As a trilingual and someone with a professional understanding of Western cultures, Ivan plays a critical role in establishing customer relations in the US and Europe. His approachable nature and a mind of precision make him an invaluable asset to the team.

  • How would people in the office describe you?

I eardrop, and I hear them talking about me. I’m optimistic, proactive, and very friendly, and eager to help.

  • What is something you would love to do in the future?

I love basketball. And I’m a basketball freak. You can call me that. That’s just me. I’m looking at organizing a basketball team in the near future. 

  • Do you have a phobia? If you do, what is it?

I don’t know why I share the same gene with Doraemon. I’m scared of rats. I’m a 6’3″, but I hate rats; seeing one really freaks me out.

  • Which men/womens hair system do you sell the most? Why that model?

New Australia. When it first came out in early 2023, it made me top of sales. I think most wearers like it because at the design statge, our experts considered all possible aspects people could want from a hairpiece, such as a natural look, a level of comfort, and affordablity; it’s similar to lace, but most wearers can afford.