Does pretty hurt? A look at the health risks of hair dyes
WHYY PBS NPR By Steph Yin …Salon workers are one population to look to understand more. They’re the people with the highest exposures, so they... Read More
The Call for Transparency in Professional Salon Products is a Big Deal
Even if you are not a regular salon-goer yourself, this first-of-its-kind legislation has the power to drastically improve the health, and human rights of salon workers in California, and eventually, hopefully, throughout the nation.
Salon Workers Rising
There’s something exciting happening in salons across America. You might not see it everywhere yet, but it’s percolating. What is it? The next women-led movement for health, safety, and dignity.
Getting Toxic Chemicals Out of Black Women’s Hair Salons
The Atlantic Vicky Gan Nov. 13, 2015 Hair relaxers and other popular products can put employees’ health at risk. … “That’s partly because there’s precious... Read More
Why Is the FDA Poisoning the Beauty Industry?
Dame Magazine Betsy Farber October 6, 2015 Toxic hair products—including hair relaxers and the Brazilian blowout—have been making salon workers sick for years. With no... Read More
New Data Reveals Toxic Chemicals in Nail Products
Research underscores the need for stronger regulations over ingredients used in salon products FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 21, 2015 National women’s health organization, Women’s... Read More
Hair Salon Workers Face Serious Health Risks
In the news, WVE panelist featured on HuffPost Live discussion on the health risks stylists and nail salon workers face on the job.
90 Percent of the Over 10,000 Chemicals in Nail Products Haven’t Been Evaluated For Safety
Focusing too much on regulating retail workplaces and safety practices could let the products industry off the hook.
Detox Your Booth Webinar: Protecting Salon Workers from Toxic Chemicals
An important listen for all salon workers, owners and patrons alike.
This Will Make You Think Twice About Getting That Manicure.
The Nation Michelle Chen November 17, 2014 Beauty can be painful: just ask anyone who’s ever sat in a salon getting their scalp seared with... Read More