Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

When pursuit of pretty hair harms health

Are you willing to risk your health just to have straight hair? In 2022 a study was released that links the use of specific hair straightening chemicals to an increased risk of uterine cancer. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has since evaluated the study’s claims, along with others, and taken steps to ban the sale of these chemicals in the U.S.

I agree that a ban should be put in place...