Not only is this the top post of 2013, it’s our most viewed post of all time!
Very few people have the luxury of waking up wanting to go to work each day, but I am one of those fortunate people. I’ve been a hairstylist now for twenty years and still to this day…. I love what I do!
It’s an incredible feeling being able to transform how a person looks and feels about themselves. We build connections with clients when they sit in our chair, it’s a place for them to relax, they feel safe and trust us.
It’s important for us to always learn new techniques and stay on top of the latest trends. When I heard of a new service that Continue reading
Really excited to have made it into EcoWatch.com today! Check out this great article to see what harmful chemicals can be avoided in salon products. They may cause short-term effects such as headaches, dizziness and skin irritation, but may also increase risk for cancer, reproductive harm and organ damage. Click here to read the story!
“I’m not going to just sit back and let some silly little multi-BILLION-dollar cosmetic industry take away my career. I’m going to fight like hell – and if I’m going down, I’m going down swinging!”
Check out my guest blog over on Women’s Voices for the Earth today! Find out why salon workers are being forced to question whether their careers are worth giving up their health. ~ Jennifer Click here to read!!
It has been brought to our attention here at Pretty Toxic that a recent issue of American Salon Magazine features the Brazilian Blowout Acai Professional Smoothing Solution as a 2012 Professional Choice Winner.
Readers weighed in and the results were published during the fall, as well as on the Brazilian Blowout Company’s site. January’s issue has a full-page advertisement dedicated to the product, labeling it as a 2012 Professional Choice Winner.
Needless to say, we are astonished at Continue reading
We here at Pretty Toxic are honored to be mentioned and recognized for our efforts to create a safer industry for salon workers. Thank you, WVE, for your continued support along the way!
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
We here at Pretty Toxic are excited to share with you an environmental news story that was recently released by Jane Kay in which we are both featured in.
The article describes the dangers of the Brazilian Blowout, formaldehyde exposure and just how little the government can do in keeping us safe from such toxic cosmetic products.
While we are thrilled to have such a great, informative article out here to help increase public awareness, we are also frustrated by Continue reading