Toxins in hair products harmful to black women

Many black women use chemical straighteners and relaxants as part of their normal routine, whether it’s to meet society’s standards of beauty or simply to make their hair more manageable. However, these products come with a cost as they contain chemicals associated with early puberty, obesity, asthma, and increased cancer risk. While the majority of…

Everyday life is filled with toxins. How to stay healthy

It’s nice to think eating organic food and using “green” household and body products keeps us toxin-free. While those measures certainly help, the sad truth is we are nevertheless inundated with unprecedented levels of toxins in our air, water, food, and everyday environment. Numerous studies link toxins with myriad health disorders, including autoimmunity, cancer, brain…