Posts tagged "brazilian blowout"

New Brazilian Blowout Labels Should Scare Us Into Loving Our Curly Hair

New legislation out of California today forces Brazilian blowout products to list their potentially hazardous materials on the label. It’s great news if you’re into staying away from hair products that contain possible carcinogens, bad news if you just want your hair silky and straight and prefer to be kept in the dark about what nasty things it…

The Stir / February 1, 2012

Hair Horrors: Brazilian Blowouts Are Banned!

Good luck getting your hair straightened via Brazilian Blowout after next week — the Food and Drug Administration has come down hardcore on the hair straightening company for the high amount of formaldehyde found in its product. According to the FDA, the amount of formaldehyde found in Brazilian Blowout and similar hair straightening treatments i…

Julie Gerstein / September 11, 2011

Is The Brazilian Blowout Bad For You Or Not?

After months of public backlash and legal scrutiny, the makers of the popular Brazilian Blowout are fighting back against allegations that their hair-straightening serum contains formaldehyde. Read more

StyleList Home / December 26, 2010

Do Not Want: The Brazilian Blowout

We’ve been hearing about the warnings of formaldehyde in Brazilian Blowout treatments for a few months now, but this New York Times article really caused us to question if we’d ever do the beauty treatment again. Increasingly, salon owners are setting up ventilation rooms or having their employees and customers wear masks to avoid inhaling…

Leonora Epstein / November 8, 2010