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Harmful Ingredients to Avoid in your Hair and Skin Care Products.

  This is a list of Harmful Ingredients to Avoid in your hair and skin care products.  PROPYLENE GLYCOL Called a humectant in cosmetics, it is really “industrial anti-freeze” and the major ingredient in brake and hydraulic fluid. Tests show it can be a strong skin irritant. Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) on Propylene Glycol […]

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History of Relaxers and How Relaxers Work

Back in 1998 Dr. Ali Syed helped write a paper regarding recent advances on treating excessively curly hair. The paper contains content on the history of relaxers and how relaxers work.  I decided to post this page for those who are interested in the history of relaxers and how relaxers effects the chemistry, porosity, swelling, […]

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Hair Relaxers| PH Level of Hair During Processing

Hair Relaxers | Understanding The PH Level of Hair During Processing Dr. Ali N. Syed enlightens us with data about the PH levels of hair during relaxing.  The pH of the hair goes through considerable changes during the relaxing process. These events take place before, during, and after relaxing the hair.  He also discusses the swelling […]

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Dermatologists warn that flat irons could damage hair!

Dermatologists warn that flat irons could damage hair and lead to hair breakage by Dr. Mirmirani. While hairstyles come and go, pin-straight hair favored by A-list celebrities and emulated by scores of loyal fans from coast to coast appears to have real staying power. That’s why the use of flat irons, which are used to […]

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