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Toxic hair relaxers: Action Exclusives

Manufactured by Action Beauty Supply, one of the country's largest and most successful African American owned companies, Action Exclusives hair relaxers are marketed as safe products to straighten the hair. The company's products are marketed primarily toward Black women with naturally coily or curly hair. These hair relaxers contain natural ingredients to moisturize and protect the hair, but they also contain a mix of strong chemicals to damage the hair's protein structure and change its natural texture.

The following are top-selling chemical hair relaxers made by Action Beauty Supply:

  • Action Exclusives Relaxer Gold 8 LB
  • Action Exclusive Gold Formula Relaxer 4 LB&lt

When hair relaxers are applied to the hair, the chemical compounds can easily absorb into the scalp and infiltrate the bloodstream. These chemicals disturb the normal functioning of the endocrine system, increasing the risk of developing hormone-sensitive diseases such as:

Recent studies link hair relaxers to cancer

A major study conducted by researchers at the National Institutes of Health found evidence of a possible correlation between chemicals in hair relaxers and uterine cancer.

Researchers found that study participants who used hair relaxers regularly for several years were more likely to develop uterine cancer than those who never used them. With regular use, the level of these chemicals will inevitably increase, placing the consumer at a higher risk of development and progression of uterine or ovarian cancer.

The publication of the NIH study's preliminary results on October 2022 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute prompted product liability lawsuits against Action Beauty Supply, the manufacturer of the Action Exclusives hair relaxers. Women who sued the cosmetics company claim that the company failed to warn consumers that the hair relaxers contain toxic chemicals. Some chemicals that lurk in hair relaxers are known as carcinogens and endocrine disruptors:

Atraxia Law's team of experts can help you file a toxic hair relaxer claim

If you have a uterine or ovarian cancer diagnosis after years of using Action Exclusives chemical hair relaxers regularly, we encourage you to call us or fill out our free case evaluation form. We will reach out to you as soon as possible and offer a quick case evaluation over the phone.

If our team of experts finds causation evidence linking chemicals in hair relaxers to your uterine cancer or ovarian cancer diagnosis, you may have a solid claim for eventually obtaining rightful financial compensation.

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