Former Olympic athlete and fashion model Ivana Trump once said that, “Gorgeous hair is the best revenge.” It’s true. When exploring how to have healthier hair, women throughout history have tried everything from boiled animal parts to fresh fruit pastes.
Unfortunately health and beauty products contain harsh chemicals that do more harm to our bodies than good to our hair. For example synthetic colors led a prettier hue to the products, but are pretty colors worth the risk of skin, nerve, and allergy problems?
Sodium laurel sulfate is another popular chemical used in shampoos thanks to its low cost and ability to create suds. However the chemical is linked to cataracts through skin absorption – even when it never comes into contact with the eyes. [Read more…]