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Press Release- Nail Polishes Test Positive for Toxins Despite Label Claims

Brazilian Blowout Must Stop Misleading Consumers, FDA Warns

My Health News Daily, Wednesday, September 7, 2011

FDA warning tries to untangle Brazilian Blowout claims

MSNBC, Wednesday, September 7, 2011

FDA Warns Brazilian Blowout to Stop Misleading Consumers

National Healthy Nail and Beauty Salon Alliance press release, Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Media Buzz From the Healthy Salon Week of Action

Bill would give FDA more regulation of chemicals in cosmetics

Washington Times, Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Debate over Brazilian Blowout

Fox Morning News, Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Hair Curling Health Worries Linked to Straighteners

NBC New York, Wednesday, May 18, 2011

The Brazilian Blowout is One Step Closer to Extinction: US Congress is Asking the FDA to Get Involved

Fashionista, Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Calls to FDA to Regulate Hair Straighteners

Wall Street Journal, Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Hair-Straightening Process Concerns

My Fox New York, Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Advocates want hair straightening technique Brazilian Blowout to be deemed illegal, health hazard

New York Daily News, Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Health care experts push for safer products

UPI.com, Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Beauty Buzz: Hair straightening products on the chopping block

Beauty News Examiner, Monday, May 16, 2011

Could Brazilian Blowouts Be Banned Altogether

Allure Magazine, Monday, May 16, 2011

Local Salon Backs AG's Brazilian Blowout Fight

San Diego 10 News, Friday, May 13, 2011


The Toxic Truth about Nail Salons

Making Contact hosted a radio program on Wednesday, January 26, 2011, titled "The Toxic Truth About Nail Salons". The show highlighted the health impacts of chemical exposure in nail salons, the shoddy regulation of cosmetics, and the movement towards greener nail salons. Jamie Silberberger, Director of Programs and Policy at Women’s Voices for the Earth, a co-lead of the National Healthy Nail and Beauty Salon Alliance was featured on the program.

Click here for to download the full interview!

False Claims, Hidden Toxin

National Healthy Nail and Beauty Salon Alliance press release, September 29, 2010

First Study of Nail-Care Workers Finds No Increased Cancer Risk

New America Media, Saturday, September 11, 2010

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Is Your Nail Polish Safe?
Mother Nature Network, June 2, 2009

Green Blending With Pink, Pumpkin at Nail Salons
ABC News, April 8, 2009

Nail Salon Worker Awaits Her Back Pay
The New York Times, March 3, 2009

The Mail Tribune (South Oregon), August 20, 2008

No Justice, No Mani-Pedi!
The New York Times, April 3, 2008

Manicurists Win Suit Against Salon
February 20, 2008


Blogs mentioning the Alliance:

Nail Polish: We've Come a Long Way (In Nine Years), Baby
July 28, 2009

Max Factor and Nail Polishes
June 4, 2009

Is Your Favorite Polish "Three-Free"?
June 3, 2009

Just in Time for the Summer Pedicure
May 25, 2009