Pensacola regulation organization sues L’Oreal, Softsheen-Carson around hair relaxers

At right, Jennifer Hoekstra, an attorney with Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz PLLC, consults with Jamison Minniefield about a lawsuit against L'Oreal USA and Softsheen-Carson that alleges companies sell "toxic and dangerous" hair relaxers and straighteners.

A Pensacola regulation agency is suing the companies of hair care solutions that have been joined to most cancers, especially among women of coloration.

Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz PLLC is section of a class action lawsuit from important beauty models L’Oreal USA Inc. and Softsheen-Carson Inc. alleging the companies market and sell “poisonous and risky” hair relaxers and straighteners.

The lawsuit follows a recent study that located Black females who use hair relaxing merchandise build cancers, like uterine most cancers, at a disproportionate exceptional as opposed to white females. According to AWKO, the products at difficulty contain “hazardous disrupting chemical compounds and other toxic compounds that are regarded to lead to devastating and irreversible injuries.”

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