Brazilian Blowout gets blowback from the FDA.
The FDA has sent a warning letter to the makers of Brazilian Blowout confirming that the product is "adulterated" with the liquid form of formaldehyde, "which, under the conditions of use prescribed in the labeling," releases dangerous levels of the chemical – a known carcinogen – into the air to be inhaled.
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FDA issues warning about brazilian hair straightening.
The Brazilian blowout hair treatment turns frizzy curls into smooth straight tresses. But the FDA says it uses harmful chemicals to get the results.
Study: BPA, methylparaben block breast cancer drugs.
San Francisco Chronicle Victoria Colliver September 13, 2011 San Francisco researchers have discovered that two chemicals commonly used in consumer products – bisphenol A and... Read More
Brazilian Blowout in FDA crosshairs over cancer risk
CBS News Ryan Jaslow September 8, 2011 Brazilian Blowout, you are officially on notice. The FDA sent a scathing letter to the popular hair-straightening brand,... Read More
FDA: Brazilian Blowout Must Stop Misleading Consumers
Fox News.com September 8, 2011 The notorious hair straightening products company, Brazilian Blowout, has received its first official warning from the Food and Drug Administration... Read More
Bye-Bye Brazilian Blowout? The FDA Issues Ultimatum, Says Product Could Be Seized if Company Doesn’t Lower Formaldehyde Content
Fashionista Blog Cheryl Wischhover September 8, 2011 After months of debate, testing by multiple agencies, and vehement denials and protests from hair straightening company Brazilian... Read More
Hair Straightener Contains Dangerous Chemicals, FDA Says
NPR Health Blog Jane Greenhalgh September 8, 2011 Nearly a year ago, we warned you that a popular hair product which turns frizzy locks smooth... Read More
FDA: Brazilian Blowout Hair Straightener Is Dangerous
WebMD Health News Bill Hendrick September 7, 2011 The FDA has warned the Brazilian Blowout hair care company that its hair straightening products contain “dangerously... Read More
FDA tells Brazilian Blowout to stop misleading customers with ‘formaldehyde free’ labeling
The Oregonian Katy Muldoon September 7,2011 First, a Portland hairdresser complained. Then, the state investigated. Now, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has directed the... Read More