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The Cost of Straight Hair

The products Black women rely on to give their locks body and shine are now alleged to give them cancer, too.

The brand’s shampoo, used to rinse out the relaxing cream, had the most harmful chemicals out of 32 personal-care products tested by Breast Cancer Prevention Partners [the Campaign’s parent organization] in 2018, including four carcinogens.

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