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Exploring the harsh effects of chemical straighteners and hair dyes.

A recent study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health linked permanent hair dye and chemical hair straightener to a higher risk of breast cancer. And that risk is more than six times greater for black women. Board certified dermatologist

Dr. Yolanda Lenzy shared what you need to know to reduce your risk. ( Washington, ABC7,

Sankofa Creations Spalon staff actually met Dr.Lenzy at a cosmetology conference in 2017 where Dr.Lenzy presented a workshop on hair loss. Dr. Lenzy is both a dermatologist and a licensed cosmetologist who authored the book “Getting To The Root.” Her research and clinical practice focuses on hair and scalp disorders and skin diseases in skin of color.

Check out the interview below and share this post to help spread awareness!!

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