09 Sep '11, 1am

The FDA now makes it uber clear: formaldehyde-based hair straighteners (think: Brazilian Blowout) are toxic and...

In the latest sign that Brazilian Blowouts, and related hair straightening products are not safe, the Food and Drug Administration has sent a letter to the makers of the Brazilian Blowout-brand products warning that the cosmetics are both "adulterated" and "misbranded." Why? Because they contain as much as 10% liquid formaldehyde (methylene glycol), a known carcinogen and toxic substance, but are labeled "formaldehyde free."

Full article: http://www.thedailygreen.com/environmental-news/latest/fd...

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