Dr. Oz Show – What You Need To Know!

 

Dawn &  colleague Natalija backstage at Dr. Oz

Dawn & colleague Natalija backstage at Dr. Oz

Recently I had the opportunity to serve as a guest on the Dr. Oz Show about the dangers of Keratin Hair Treatments! It was an exciting day, but it also was very informative to viewers. Continue reading

Politics Beauty Broadcast

Hi everyone! It’s Dawn here, wanting to share some information on our latest advocacy endeavors!

Last month, I had the pleasure of being a guest on the weekly internet radio broadcast, Politics Beauty, on Blogtalk Radio to talk about toxic chemicals in salon products. The show is hosted by Tamara Johnson, a previously licensed nail technician, and the broadcast is specific to licensed beauty professionals in our country. Politics Beauty serves as a “voice in legislation” for licensed beauty professionals and as a means to connect the beauty industry to the legislative process affecting licensing, rules and regulations.

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The Latest Brazilian Blowout Victim – Jennifer Aniston

When you think of Jennifer Aniston, you often picture her amazing hair. Noted sometimes for wearing long, beachy waves or smooth shiny strands, her hair stands out as being coveted by the masses.

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Recently, Aniston was seen sporting Continue reading

Skin Deep

Exciting news from the Environmental Working Group – the Skin Deep Cosmetics Database is now an App for your phone!

Now the site that allows consumers to rate and review the safety of 80,000 personal care products is on-the-go once you download the new App. Check out products before buying and know if what you are about to put on your body is safe for you to use.

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Salon Products with Toxic Chemicals – Staying Informed

WVEWhen it comes to toxic chemicals in salon products, it’s not just the stylists who are affected, but the clients, as well. Consumers and stylists are encouraged to work together in an effort to remove harmful toxins from salons, starting with the types of products that contain the most harmful ingredients. Continue reading

Are YOU drinking the Keratin Complex Kool-Aid?

Behind the Chair.com recently celebrated their 13th Annual Stylist Choice Awards and the ceremony was AH-MAZING!! It included our favorite educators (we love you Beth Minardi ♥) and our favorite celebrity stylists (we love you Tabatha ♥). We agree the evening featured a “glittering roster of crowd favorites and industry superstars” but for so many in this industry, not all that glitters is gold!

The good times came to a halt when  Continue reading

California orders Brazilian Blowout to take their toxic product off the market!

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Credit: Richard Perry/New York Times

In October we brought you the story “Brazilian Blowout violates California air quality law” in which we explained a settlement was reached in January between the California Attorney General’s office and GIB LLC, the makers of Brazilian Blowout. The settlement required the company to use “CAUTION” stickers, cancer warnings and to stop deceptive advertising claiming their product was “safe” and “formaldehyde free”.

The final issue required Continue reading