Inside Your Health: Hair products & cancer
Millions of Americans with non-straight hair types use hair relaxants to alter their natural look.
A new study has shown that this practice may do more harm than good, including a higher risk of uterine cancer. Black women are especially at risk due to using these chemicals at an earlier age and more frequently.
KSTP medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou describes the study linking hair relaxants to increased cancer risk.