Hair Straighteners

The Dangers of Formaldehyde in Hair Straighteners

“Inhaling formaldehyde gas can have immediate adverse effects, including eye and throat irritation, coughing, wheezing, or chest pain. Furthermore, chronic exposure may lead to persistent issues such as frequent headaches, asthma, skin irritation, allergic reactions, and potentially, an increased risk of cancer.” In a significant move, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United …