Nearly 80% of hair products for black women contain cancer chemicals | Daily Mail Online

Researchers from the Silent Spring Institute, Massachusetts, found that up to 78 percent of hair relaxers contain hormone-disrupting chemicals, known as parabens.
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• Up to 78% of relaxers contain hormone-disrupting chemicals called parabens

• Parabens have been linked to cancer, weight gain and reduced muscle mass

• Up to 78% also contain phthalates, which extend the products’ shelf lives

• Phthalates are associated with breast and ovarian cancer, and early menopause

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