30 May '16, 5pm

Are keratin hair straightening products safe?

Moxie must know… Brazilian Blowouts were found to release formaldehyde. Are the Keratin-based hair-straightening products that I see stylists in salons doing that much safer on hair/environment? The Beauty Brains respond The safety concerns regarding high levels formaldehyde in hair straightening prdoducts has been well documented and inhaling large quantities of formaledhyde gas is a legitimate health concern. (See this reference. ) Some of the Brazilian Blowout type products contained as much as 10% formaldehyde which far exceeds the safe limits. (Remember, the dose makes the poison!) The Keratin straightening products you refer to use an entirely different chemistry and guess what – they don’t really use keratin to straighten hair! Read our previous post on how temporary hair straighteners work .) These products do physically disrupt the structure of hair so there is so...

Full article: http://thebeautybrains.com/2015/02/are-keratin-hair-strai...

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