Phthalates are chemicals used in a wide variety of consumer products. A recent study on Australian mothers from the International Journal of Research and Environmental Public Health revealed exposure to certain cosmetics with phthalates could cause coughing, itching and digestive upsets.
Do you have any of these symptoms after receiving a hair color treatment? Pay attention to your body, and the symptoms you may experience. Some symptoms may appear a few days after an exposure, as sometimes it takes awhile for your body to ramp up your immune response.
In the meanwhile, regular acupuncture treatments, ample sleep, minimizing stress and a diet high in vegetables and mushrooms will increase your immunity and the strength of your immune response.