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Category Archives: "Hair Care"

Hair Care + Toxic Talk and Labels

Toxic Chemicals in Salon Products-10 Tips to Reduce Your Exposure

I’ve posted before about the potentially toxic ingredients in nail polishes-those you use at home and those you find in nail salons. I’ve also talked about the potential risk of nerve damage when getting a gel manicure. Today, I want to focus on another group of products you’re likely to come across while in the

Hair Care + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Ouch-How to Heal a Curling Iron Burn and Prevent Scarring

The curling iron has been around for more than 100 years, but we are still burning ourselves with it.

Hair Care + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Congressional Hearing on Cosmetics Safety-Finally, Someone is Listening

Our voices have been heard. All of us who have expressed our concern over the toxic chemicals present in so many of today’s personal care products can celebrate the fact that on March 27, 2012, Congress held its first hearing on cosmetics safety in more than 30 years. Repeated Toxic Alerts Reached Government Ears You

Hair Care + Toxic Talk and Labels

Toxic Hair Dyes: How to Reduce Your Toxic Exposure at Home and at Your Salon

A lot of people have been asking me about hair care lately, particularly about toxic hair dyes. What’s safe and what’s not? Why should we be concerned? What sort of salons are likely to be more health conscious? Why Should We Be Concerned About Chemicals in Hair Dyes? It comes down to accumulated toxic exposure.

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