200 Women are Suing WEN Hair Care Over Severe Shedding and Hair Loss
Earlier this year, a relative told me about a fellow naturalista whose hair started falling out in clumps after using WEN’s products. When she tried to call the company, the customer service …
Earlier this year, a relative told me about a fellow naturalista whose hair started falling out in clumps after using WEN’s products. When she tried to call the company, the customer service didn’t seem surprised, but instead asked her many questions about her age. The products were recommended to my relative by her stylist who said that WEN’s products were great for natural hair. It seems that was bad advice for her and the 200 other women who are suing the company for damaging their hair after using their 5 in 1 Cleansing Conditioners.
According to an article on The Daily Beast, WEN Hair Care is reportedly being sued by more than 200 women in 40 states after using their sulfate-free alternative shampoo. The brand promises bouncy, manageable hair after the first use, but these women ended up with handfuls of shed hair. Some of the women even have bald spots. This has been happening to various women over the years, but nothing ever came of the complaints until now.
In addition to the extreme shedding, women are reporting the products have caused severe and possibly permanent hair damage, rashes, hair breakage, and scalp irritation. Nurse practitioner Amy Friedman bought the WEN Sweet Almond Mint basic kit in 2014…..