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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.

I also think that we need to always look at the WhyAsk the question Why are we in business whats it for? OrWhy do we want to go into to business what is success? Why do I suggest this I think by asking and exploring the why we get to the motive behind why we want to be in business what is true success. Why the will also help us to understand our true values this in turn helps us to follow the path to the success we want  and desire. It will help us to surround ourselves with the right team those who share our values and vision.


Remember. Salon success. Stylist success. Business success are all linked together it’s Team success. Its never about any destination only ever about a journey taking the right people on that journey makes it enjoyable maybe even fun!

Mike B2MR

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