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 →
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.
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 →
Welcome to the “Pretty Toxic Happy Anniversary Contest!”
You’ve been there from the start, reading about our journey across the miles, to the steps of Capitol Hill and beyond. You’ve read our blog entries, clicked our links, shared our news articles, engaged with us on Twitter and Facebook, and helped us in our fight for safer cosmetics.
You’ve been proactive, signing petitions and spreading the word. And most of all, you’ve been supportive. And we want to thank you! Continue reading →
Scan your personal care products (either at the store or what you already have at home) to see how clean or toxic they really are. If your product is dirty, there are safer alternatives that are recommended from the App.
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!
When 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 →