Recipes For Your Hair

Phthalates in Haircolor

Phthalates are ┬áchemicals used in a wide variety of consumer products. A recent study on Australian mothers from the International Journal of Research and Environmental Public Health ┬árevealed 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 … Continue reading

Studies / Toxic Ingredients

More Scientific Proof of Damage of Non Ammonia Permanent Haircolors

A recent scientific study published in the January 2014 Issue of Cosmetic Science Review indicates that monoethanolamine( the “ammonia substitute” in non ammonia permanent hair colors)is 85% MORE DAMAGING than ammonia. The study was measured by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) on the cysteic acid level measurement with scanning electron microscopy (SEM) photomicrographs to visualize … Continue reading

Studies

Hearing loss among hair stylists: A review of risk assessment

Globalization in the modern world is the key contributor to a shift in the beauty or cosmetic industry. Although the beauty industry is booming in the modern world, it accompanies with it several associated occupational health hazards. Among them, the most frequent health hazards comprise exposure to harmful chemicals (carcinogens and toxic chemicals), musculoskeletal symptoms, … Continue reading