STOP using Formaldehyde on you hair

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What is formaldehyde?

STOP using Formaldehyde on you hair

Formaldehyde is a colorless, flammable, strong-smelling chemical that is used in building materials and to produce many products.

Is one of those chemicals that you really need to know about.

Formaldehyde is used in the production of many hair products.

 

Part of the concern with keratin treatments revolve around one of the ingredients found in most traditional salon formulas:

formaldehyde

Formaldehyde may cause cancer of the stomach, skin, nose and pharynx, and leukemia

Brazilian Blowout and several other leading brands of hair straightening products have been found to contain high levels of formaldehyde (up to 10%!) even when labeled “formaldehyde-free.”

 

 

What the Warning Letters Say About These Products

FDA issues warning letters to notify firms or individuals that they have been found to be in violation of the laws FDA enforces. A warning letter also tells what violations need to be corrected in order to comply with the law.

The warning letters issued by FDA address products that contain methylene glycol, which, when heated, releases formaldehyde into the air.  Because these products must be applied with heat, formaldehyde is released when people use them following directions on the label.

Both of these warning letters cite safety and labeling violations. In addressing safety, the letters note that hair-smoothing products containing formaldehyde have been associated with reactions such as eye problems, nervous system problems (for example, headaches and dizziness), respiratory tract problems, nausea, chest pain, vomiting, and rash. Labeling violations include, for example, failure to warn consumers of potential health risks.

Regulation of Salon Safety

Workplace safety in general, including air quality issues, is regulated by OSHA. Salons are also generally subject to state and local authorities, which may specify safety practices such as assuring proper ventilation. FDA does not have authority over the operation of salons or the practice of cosmetology.

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What to use

In addition we want costumers to get the best products in the market.

Thats why we use products like the Black Diva Developed with Oil of Baobá is rich in Vitamin A, E, F and is a powerful capillary moisturizer that fights free radicals. Read more

Also with have the Discovery the first keratin based on Stem Cells from the Uttwiler Spätlauber apple.

Which is a rare species of swiss apple with a highly regenerative power that recovers damaged hair from the very first application and transforms it into perfectly straightened hair for up to 6 months.    Read more

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