Nontoxic Hair Color is the right choice for everyone!

Kristen Gaffney - Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Walking through the doors of a traditional salon, clients are often met with the smell of amonia and a host of other harsh chemicals they will inhale for the duration of their so called ‘relaxing’ experience.   

Hair dye might be one of the most toxic beauty products out there.  But how bad is it?  Ask yourself, how can something that smells so toxic be safe?   

Some experts estimate 75 percent of women over 40 color their hair, which means consistent contact with harsh irritants and carcinogens, such as ammonia, hydrogen peroxide, and coal tar–derived p-Phenylenediamine.

 Adolescent girls are beginning to color their hair younger than ever.  The toxic fumes and chemicals in hair dyes are especially dangerous for pregnant women and young girls who are going through puberty since these chemicals mimic hormones in the body and can send the endocrine system into major confusion.

 What’s the alternative?  Pure Elements an Organic Salon offers natural hair color services free from toxic fumes and dangerous chemicals.  Our color systems will help you look and feel your best while never having to worry about compromising your health. 

 Pure Elements an Organic Salon uses Organic Color Systems and Simply Organic hair color in our natural hair color processes.  

Organic Color Systems contains no ammonia, formaldehyde, sodium laurel sulphates or parabens. What it does contain are good-for-you ingredients like a full spectrum of vitamins and plant extracts, certified organic ingredients and anti-oxidants. The line is cruelty free, vegan, and eco friendly.


By choosing Pure Elements an Organic Salon, you are choosing a healthier and more responsible way to beauty.


For more information about Pure Elements call 518-608-5404 or visit us on Facebook

Formaldehyde in Keratin Treatments: What you need to know.

Kristen Gaffney - Tuesday, November 29, 2011

At Pure Elements we strive to offer clients the highest quality natural and organic products and services.  One of these services is our Formaldehyde Free Keratin Treatment from KeraGreen.

KeraGreen is the first Organic, Formaldehyde Free Keratin Treatment on the market that has all the benefits of other Keratin Treatments without the risks. 

Other professional grade keratin treatments containing formaldehyde are used in hair salons across the country.  Symptoms that commonly develop after these treatments include hair loss, watery eyes, respiratory infections, and other symptoms consistent with overexposure to formaldehyde which is known to be a likely cause of cancer.

Keragreen is the only Formaldehyde Free Keratin Treatment that heals and repairs your hair, eliminates frizz and adds shine and it’s available at Pure Elements! 

Unlike toxic treatments, KeraGreen Formaldehyde Free Keratin Treatment doesn’t just change the appearance of the hair, it works to restore the health and shine of dry, damaged hair. This Formaldehyde Free Keratin Treatment contains Hydrolyzed Keratin, Silk and Collagen that work to penetrate deep into the hair follicle and deposit rich moisturizing ingredients, giving hair the strength and elasticity it needs to stop future breakage from occurring.   

Pure Elements an Organic Salon provides a healthy alternative to the traditional salon experience using only the highest quality natural and organic products in our salon services. Our products and services are non-toxic and Eco-friendly. We are proud to offer our clients an alternative to the toxic Keratin Treatments available in traditional salons.  KeraGreen Formaldehyde Free Keratin Treatment provides superior results without the exposing our clients to health risks or further degrading the planet.   


To learn more about this and other services or to book an appointment, call us at 518-608-5405. 



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