A Message of Thanks from Women’s Voices for the Earth

Check out this “Thank You” video from Erin Switalski, Executive Director of Women’s Voices for the Earth – Pretty Toxic creators, Jennifer Arce & Dawn Marino, are both mentioned!

 

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!

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”.

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Special Report: Government has little authority to stop unsafe cosmetics

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