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Montgomery Co. nonprofit provides resources for understanding Black haircare ingredients

September 5, 2023

Even though industry experts say Black haircare is a $2.5 billion industry, unfortunately, many of the hair products being marketed to Black women are dangerous for their health. Among those products are hair straighteners that a National Institutes of Health study found increase the risk of uterine cancer. Montgomery County, Maryland, resident Hannah McCall is the executive director of the nonprofit Clean Beauty for Black Girls. She told WTOP that many personal care products marketed to Black women contain harmful, “endocrine disrupting chemicals.”

Article Source: WTOP

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