Come on now, be honest. What color is your hair REALLY?
Let’s face it -- hair color is red-hot (no pun intended). Not only does it cover unwanted grays, but it also makes us feel sexy.
That said, there’s been much recent debate about the health risks of hair dye in general. The reason is nothing short of shocking.
Some research has linked “The Big C” (otherwise known as cancer) to chemicals found in hair dye. In other words, that beautifully colored hair just might make you sick.
Here’s what you need to know.
The controversy revolving around hair dye and cancer stems from an indisputable fact. Hair dye is loaded with chemicals. In fact, the National Cancer Institute reports that there are more than 5,000 chemicals used in hair dye.
This is where things get scary. Hold on to your hats, girls. What you’re about to learn is concerning.
Some of these chemicals are known to be carcinogenic. That’s why advocates of cosmetic safety are speaking up about the risks of hair dye.