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    FORMALDEHYDE



    RATING: BAD

    Why is this BAD for me?

    Formaldehyde or formaldehyde releasers (such as Bronopol, imidazolidinyl urea, DMDM hydantoin, quaternium-15, or diazolidinyl urea) can be present in hair treatments such as a Brazilian blowout or a keratin treatment. In these therapies, formaldehyde is used as a preservative. These substances are believed to be absorbed by the skin and are carcinogenic. They have also been linked to hair loss, scalp burns and skin irritation.

    Source:

    https://www.belgraviacentre.com/blog/hair-styling-products-trigger-hair-loss-warning/

    https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/substances/formaldehyde/formaldehyde-fact-sheet




    Sal Essa
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    Sal Essa is the Chief Funky Fella & Founder of No Gunk. Fluent in French & Spanish, during his spare time he enjoys travelling, improving his Mandarin & learning from great entrepreneurs and brands.



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