Grabenhofer, Rachel L.
July 2010
Cosmetics & Toiletries;Jul2010, Vol. 125 Issue 7, p6
The author reflects on the conflicting stories regarding the hair's affinity to oil vs. water. She cites the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on April 200, 2010 which prompted various local hair salons to collect hair to help control and clean up the chemical waste. However, the author points out the order of Charlie Henry, scientific support coordinator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration regarding the implications of using hair since it will log water and quickly sink.


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