Toxic chemicals found in black hair care products linked to increased rates of Cancer, Fibroids & Hair loss ft. Dr. St. Surin-Lord, MD!

A discussion with Board Certified Dermatologist Dr. Sharleen St. Surin-Lord, MD

Dr. Sharleen St. Surin-Lord, MD discusses toxic chemicals in black hair products and the effects on Black Women

Have you ever wondered about the long term effects of the toxic chemicals found in black hair care products? I decided to go more in depth with this discussion to find the reasons why and how black women are disproportionately exposed to increased levels of toxins in hair products, when compared to other groups. In order to get to the bottom of this alarming data, I decided to have an open discussion with Board Certified Dermatologist Dr. Sharleen St. Surin-Lord, MD.

About Dr. St. Surin-Lord:

Voted Top Doctor in the D.C. Metropolitan area, Dr. St. Surin-Lord is a Board Certified Dermatologist and Assistant Professor at Howard University College of Medicine. She is also the owner of Visage Dermatology & Aesthetic Center in Largo, Maryland.

Dr. St. Surin-Lord is frequently quoted in articles related to the field of dermatology with topics ranging from acne, hyperpigmentation, hair fragility, scalp health and more. She has been featured in The Huffington Post, Byrdie, Prevention, Web MD, Health Line and has a hair column called “Hair It Is” in Happi Magazine!

Dr. St. Surin-Lord’s level of expertise is remarkable and she truly gets candid to shed light on some of the major toxins that are found in black hair care products and how they are effecting our health at alarming rates!

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals to be aware of before purchasing products
  • The link between toxins in hair products, Cancer, Fibroids and Hair Loss
  • Treatment options for hair loss
  • How we can fight to keep harmful products geared toward black women off the shelves

I am so excited for this episode and I know that you will learn so much from Dr. Sharleen St. Surin-Lord, who is truly a gem. I thank her for taking the time to educate us all and share insight on this topic!

Tune in now and comment below your thoughts!

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