Hair Care Product Dangers
Hair Shampoo Dangers
Shampoo is often a cause of slowing hair growth or thinning, and other health problems. For example, the American College of Toxicology states that SLS, which has a dozen alias names, can cause malformation in children’s eye, Other research indicates it can harm the immune system.
Hair Conditioner Dangers
Conditioning chemicals can cause serious side effects including liver, kidney and brain damage or deformation. The ingredient DEA used in hair conditioning products totals over 100,000 tons a year and repeated application, according to the University of Chicago, can cause liver and kidney cancer.
Certain oils used as a detangler or hair conditioner have been linked to skin cancer. Many also include significant amounts of Petroleum Jelly, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and many other harmful ingredients. Even a small amount of these ingredients can be harmful to hair cells and overall health.