In the News….Again

It was three years ago this month that we began our investigation with Oregon OSHA into complaints by hair stylists related to the use of Brazilian Blowout, a hair straightening product. And we told...

Never Say Never

Late last year we told you that it was the end of our discussion of hair smoothing products and formaldehyde. After 18 or so months following this issue, we had decided that enough is enough. Even...

Oregon OSHA and CROET win Spotlight Award

You've heard a lot from us in the past year about hair smoothing products and formaldehyde. Frankly, we're all a bit tired of it, and we didn't plan to weigh in again about it. But last week, the...

Formaldehyde in Hair Smoothing Products: Let’s put it to bed

A warning letter was just released from the Food and Drug Administration to the makers of the Brazilian Blowout smoothing solution. The issue of stylists being unknowingly exposed to formaldehyde has...