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When you wash your hair, you think you are cleaning it, but you may be harming your health down the road.

Many people choose their shampoo with a scientific formula: smell and bottle color.

The Center for Environmental Health has reached an agreement with Walgreens and 25 other companies to end the use of the chemical cocamide dea in shampoos.

This is the chemical that makes your shampoo foam and thicken.

Sarah Johnson started to pay more attention to these things when her son, Carter was born.

"We got into a really big organic movement around that time," she says. "We start looking into everything we were exposing him to. Looking what was in shampoo was big for us."

Right now, the cancer-causing chemical will be removed from shampoos, only in California.

"That bothers us," Johnson says, "Especially when there's some brands that produce the kind that has it and the kind that don't. It's like why don't you recognize that this is a chemical that we should be removing from our entire line."

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