Posts Tagged ‘Guthy-Renker’


Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Brazilian model, Alessandra Ambrosio, has been named the face and brand ambassador of Guthy Renker hair care company, Marajó.  Inspired by a nut found on an island in the Brazilian Amazon, the line’s signature ingredient, pracaxi nut oil, has been praised by Brazilian natives for its remarkable soothing and healing properties.  “Brazil has so many ingredients for skin and hair,” shares Ambrosio,”Pracaxi is very nourishing, kind of like a new miracle oil.”

Launched this week on Sephora, QVC and Marajó.com, the collection includes a Nourishing Cleansing Crème, Deep Treatment Butter, 3-In-1 Finishing Spray, Blow Out Styling Crème and Anti-Frizz Smoothing Serum.  Products are sold individually for $18-$29 or bundled with subscriptions.


Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
Dean Shields A class-action lawsuit filed by more than 200 individuals has been levied against celebrity-endorsed WEN Hair Care and infomercial giant, Guthy-Renker.  Filed by the Texas-based law firm of Christiansen Davis, the suit alleges that Wen products contain an “active ingredients (that) act as a depilatory and caustic agent, either by causing a chemical reaction that damages the hair strand and/or follicle.”Founded  by Hollywood stylist, Chaz Dean, WEN has featured a signature 5-in-1 formula, Cleansing Conditioner, which “takes the place of your shampoo, conditioner, deep conditioner, detangler and leave-in conditioner” by cleansing hair “without lather or harsh sulfates found in some ordinary shampoos.”  Plaintiffs have alleged that “using the company’s cleansing conditioner resulted in baldness, rashes, scalp irritation, hair breakage and hair discoloration.”  Furthermore, it is alleged that the brand failed to warn consumers of the risks and dangers associated with the products, while concealing preliminary complaints and negative reviews.In a statement issued by WEN Hair Care, the company claims that  “there is no scientific evidence whatsoever to support any claim that our hair care products caused anyone to lose their hair.”