Posts Tagged ‘Brazilian Blowout’

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS SUE FDA FOR FORMALDEHYDE USE

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) and Women’s Voices for the Earth allege that the Food and Drug Administration has failed to act on dangerous hair straighteners which contain unsafe levels of  formaldehyde, in a motion filed July 28th in federal district court.  This is an addendum to the groups’ lawsuit against the FDA for its failure to act on a six-year-old petition requesting an investigation into popular hair smoothing treatments that are still sold in stores and salons. These straighteners – often known as keratin treatments or by the name of one prominent brand, Brazilian Blowout – contain formaldehyde, a known human carcinogen and potent allergen.

“The FDA has failed to protect stylists and consumers from exposure to formaldehyde,” said Melanie Benesh, a legislative attorney at EWG. “Since at least 2008, the agency has known about the health hazards associated with these hair straightening products and done nothing. Despite the complaints, the FDA has yet to take action to regulate these products.”  High levels of formaldehyde make many keratin hair straightening treatments a serious health threat for both clients and salon workers. These treatments involve liquids applied to hair, which are then heated using blow dryers and straightening irons. The high temperatures of these hair styling tools cause the liquids to release formaldehyde into the air. (more…)

SURPRISE SWAG ALERT: BANISH THE FRIZZIES WITH BRAZILIAN BLOWOUT

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

Thanks to the Brazilian Blowout, suffering through the frizzies is really a relic of the 1990s.  Whether or not you have experienced a retexturing treatment, the Brazilian Blowout Acai Styling Products are ideal for promoting smooth, frizz-free, healthy hair; but, if you have, this line was designed the extend the life of your professional smoothing treatment.  Acai hair care products infuse the hair with natural smoothing and sealing properties.  With the Brazilian Blowout’s Super-Nutrient Complex, a cumulative smoothing effect occurs during washing and styling — giving you luxurious frizz-free locks between chemical treatments.

Brazilian Blowout is offering one lucky Beauty Undercover Subscriber  its complete after-care line, featuring the Acai Anti-Frizz Shampoo and Conditioner, Acai Daily Smoothing Serum and Deep Conditioning Masque, Acai Shine & Shield Spray Shine and Restorative Sculpt and Polish (retail $204) simply by entering here.