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  • A group of public health advocates today announced that the Food and Drug Administration will consider removing its approval of lead acetate in hair dyes such as Grecian Formula. The group filed a joint petition that requires FDA to revisit a 1980 decision allowing the neurotoxin and carcinogen to remain in hair dye. Lead acetate is the active ingredient that slowly darkens grey hair when used[...]

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    The hair ages just as our skin does. The hair shaft grows from the epidermis which is part of the skin. You need a healthy scalp to grow healthy hair. The hair that exits from the follicle is the non-living part of the hair. Both epidermis (hair follicle) and the hair strands need nourishment to stay healthy and vibrant. As we age, we lose Sebum (oil)production and hormonal support to the [...]

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    Minty iced and warm baby blonds to yummy caramel highlights to deeper chocolate chestnut browns, and of course, all the gamut of luscious reds, give us so many options for getting your hair color back in shape from all the summer salt, chlorine and sun! Treat your hair like the accessory that it is! Hair color should be fun and a change to look forward to! Hair styles are mostly easy and [...]

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    What’s a king without a crown?  In certain mythologies, If a king or queen was stripped of their crown, then the true symbol for authority is lost. The crown of man or woman is their hair, and hair loss is one reality that millions of men and women out there are dealing with today. Balding is sometimes a natural aging process that is carried out by our bodies as we grow older, and the body [...]

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    This picture is of an allergic reaction to hair color!!! You put healthy organic food into your body.., only clean products on your skin. So why use toxic laden chemicals on your head??? You have better options! If your hairdresser won't switch, come see me!! If you do it yourself (with good results, which in my humble opinion, are less frequent than not (!!), here's a possible solution...[...]

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        I know you love your hairdresser, but If he or she isn't using nontoxic color, you may want to urge them to do so..If they can't or work for someone who won't switch, (which I did for a number of years) give me a call. The Facts About Organic Hair Dyes There are numerous women and men who choose to dye their hair for their own reasons. The truth is, most hair dyes are damaging to [...]

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    I’ve been coloring my hair since 1972. It was probably the week I entered Beauty School. They couldn’t wait to get a hold of me… Bleach frosting (yes, that is what it was called then…) through a plastic cap with a crochet needle (ouch!) and then, to top it off, a shag haircut! I still have pictures and no, they won’t be posted on Face Book.  And I’ve had red hair (many, many, shades!)[...]

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