Whether you need a disguise to run from the law or are just trying to emulate *NSYNC-era frosted tips, you may need some chemical assistance to put the hue in your do. But in order to understand how today’s hair salon works, the story of hair color really has its roots in the history of modern chemistry. In this week’s Reactions episode, get ready to learn everything you’re dyeing to know about artificial hair color.
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Producer: Sean Parsons
Videographer: Andy Adkins
Writer: Judy Lavelle
Hair Wizard: Nancy Deardorff
Scientific Consultants: Michelle Boucher, PhD Brianne Raccor, PhD, Michelli Ferrera Dario, PhD
Executive Producer: Hilary Hudson
Music: "I Hear The Calling," (Instrumental Version) - Wildson
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Ever wonder why dogs sniff each others' butts? Or how Adderall works? Or whether it's OK to pee in the pool? We've got you covered: Reactions a web series about the chemistry that surrounds you every day.
Produced by the American Chemical Society.