Consumer reports has published an article on the back and forth between the FDA and the cosmetics industry leaders.. it's sad to me really - since safety should always be a concern when we are providing products for consumer use.
Below is the article - it's an interesting read.
"Outdated safety rules for the $70 billion cosmetics industry must be overhauled
The FDA has no power to review personal-care products before they go on sale
Brazilian Blowouts present health risks!
Here is an article from one of my cosmetic groups that I monitor... Please read closely. I do not want any of you to risk your health for looks, there are always safer options;
Congressional Leaders Urge FDA for Quick Action against Toxic Hair Treatments
Nothing frizzes up hair like summer's heat and humidity. So when keratin-based hair straighteners like Brazilian Blowout made their way up from South America, they seemed like the answer for women who are willing to pay hundreds of dollars for a smooth do.
But at least 10 members...