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Keratin relaxer: Formaldehyde update.

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014Alterego Italy, Beauty hair salon, hair chemistry, Hairdressing, Salon & Spa, The Hair Salon, The salon and The S wordComments Off on Keratin relaxer: Formaldehyde update.

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Keratin relaxer: Formaldehyde update.

update 30th April 2014 

French warnings of high levels of formaldehyde in some straightening products

Associated article on Keratin  warnings 

latest updated list 15th April 2014

New Fact Sheet Exposes Toxic Hair Straighteners Still Sold in U.S.
33 products banned internationally available in U.S Up dated fact sheet

update from Women’s voices
Wondering if Brazilian Blowout hair straightener is still a toxic hazard? Surely something has been done to make it safer by now, right? Unfortunately, not so much.
n fact, 33 hair straighteners removed from international shelves due to the formaldehyde health risk are still for sale in the U.S. That’s right, inadequate regulation prevents the FDA from taking swift action to get these products off the market.
If you or someone you love are thinking about taming your curly or frizzy hair, check out our new fact sheet that lists products that you and your stylist should avoid as well as a list of the few hair straightener brands that are proven formaldehyde-free.


The ‘Three R’s’ 
”Reputation. Recommendation. Retention”. 
It’s not built on that constant looking for new clients it’s looking after what you have! It’s investing in your self and your business and those around you.


This journey, this career, is wonderful – challenging, inspiring, and yes, hard work.

Our industry is in constant change and is sometimes criticised. For lacking vision in some areas. However there is an ever growing body of professionals. That have a firm commitment to our industry, they have a passion for change, to raise standards through education and sharing. Leadership, education and team incentives.Will over time and with commitment give any individual that ability to do exceptional work and to be more creative. Leadership and management help create an amazing work environment for all concerned. So key for success for all concerned.
This journey. This career, is wonderful – Challenging. Inspiring and yes can and will be hard work. but the rewards are worth all the effort.
Thank you all for letting me share some thoughts with you today.These are inspirational, passionate, industry professionals.They have a vision. These are the people I want on my bus to learn from, share with, take a journey with. Get inspired. Connect with driven motivated industry professional. challenge your self. invest in ones /your self 

Are you driver or passenger !

 There are no guarantees in life and ones career and career choice is no different thing happen and its how we deal with them that defines us. Jobs change relationships come and go the one thing that remains after training is our skill both hands on creative and the ones we learn about people and communication about caring about being a team player. Constantly developing new skills staying current is so very important.

Alter Ego Italy professional products are already having success in both the UK and all over Europe and its now ready to launch and be part of the Market in the USA. It’s offering all the things that I hold dear passion and commitment to salon training and support. It has the support from being just one part of a much bigger entity that is striving for success in the salon and hair industry.

The product line is very comprehensive offering professional products to cater for all needs of both the salon and the stylist salon products and retail support for the clients. Many new an exciting things are being launched and coming on line via their web site Alter Ego Italy and various social media platforms.

Alter Ego Italy is proud to be the only Italian brand, specialized in professional hair care. If you would like more information on this product line you can contact. Phil Clark Alter Ego Italy 11781875_857880164300846_6154410984247570773_n

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