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Does pretty hurt? A look at the health risks of hair dyes

Does pretty hurt? A look at the health risks of hair dyes

WHYY PBS NPR

By Steph Yin

…Salon workers are one population to look to understand more. They’re the people with the highest exposures, so they might be a sort of canary in the coal mine.

A 2014 report called “Beauty and Its Beast” took a sweeping look at research that had been done on toxic chemicals and salon workers.

“We looked from skin issues to breathing problems, cancer concerns, effects on pregnancy and reproduction, various neurological conditions like Alzheimer’s disease,” said Alexandra Scranton, who authored the report and is the director of science and research for Women’s Voices for the Earth, an environmental-health nonprofit…

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