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Dial Men Hair and Body Wash – Look at the label by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Support the Beauty Brains for FREE! Anytime you shop online for ANYTHING use the Beauty Brains Amazon.com link . It doesn’t cost you any extra and we get credit for the ... Read on »
Is Aqua Velva irritating? Vintage cosmetic video by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The first time I heard this commercial here’s what I thought they said… “Then one day Dad, he got the notion and tried Williams Aqua Velva lotion. Now all the gals…g ... Read on »
Is zinc ricinoleate a good deodorant? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Marie asks…I’d like to know if deodorants containing Zinc Ricinoleate (those made by Vichy which are free from aluminium salts, for example) will still leave yellow stains ... Read on »
The best beauty science blogs by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Christopher says…Hello Randy & Perry. What other beauty blogs (with a scientific twist) do you guys recommend? I hear you guys mention this news articles showing up in you ... Read on »
What’s the best skin lightening ingredient? The Beauty Brains Show episode 35 by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Do skin bleaching products really work? Are the ingredients safe? This week Randy and I explain everything you need to know about skin lightening.     Click below to p ... Read on »
How are cosmetic products tested for safety? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine They say that a magician never reveals the secrets of his or her tricks but I think that revealing the “tricks” of cosmetic chemists can help consumers by making them smar ... Read on »
Have a hairy Father’s Day by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Most of the time we cater to the female segment of our audience but since today is Father’s Day I thought something aimed at the guys might be more appropriate. Unfort ... Read on »
Emu Oil Cream – look at the label by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Emu Oil Cream is a best seller on Amazon this week. But is it beauty, or just bird brained? Let’s look at the label. According to the website “Scientific studies veri ... Read on »
Bactine washing cream – vintage cosmetic video by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine When I was a kid Bactine spray was THE go to product for disinfecting minor cuts and scrapes on hands, arms and legs. The active ingredients are benzalkonium chloride (an ... Read on »
Is this product telling the truth about its active ingredient? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Richard asks…My wife sent me your article about Vaseline vs. Aquaphor , which addresses the concepts of occlusives, hydrators, and humectants.  Vaseline is supposedly only ... Read on »
Looking for answers to your beauty questions? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As faithful followers of the Beauty Brains already know, our Forum is a great resource for answers to beauty questions. There are hundreds of members who are very savvy ab ... Read on »
Is chemical free a real thing? The Beauty Brains Show episode 34 by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It’s time for another game of Beauty Science or Bullsh*t! Plus, we prattle on about six new beauty science news stories.  Click below to play Episode 34 or click “down ... Read on »
Preservatives in cosmetics – explained! by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Many people seem to think that preservatives are the scariest of all cosmetic ingredients. To  give you the scoop on why you need them and what they are, I’m sharing this ... Read on »
A no brainer way to support the Beauty Brains by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Support the Beauty Brains while you shop! If you like learning about cosmetic products so you can be a smarter shopper and save money, then please support us so we c ... Read on »
Baby Foot Pad – Look at the label by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Baby Foot Pad is a best selling beauty product on Amazon but is it for babies or adults? Let’s look at the label to figure it out. Apparently this product is an exfoli ... Read on »
Where did my favorite pink nail polish go? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Wow, this commercial REALLY creeps me out. If you watch it without the sound it looks just like the opening to one of those late ’60′s Jack the Ripper proto- ... Read on »
Is more expensive eye shadow really different? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Mamasim asks…Can the processes (methods) as opposed to ingredients, of producing a beauty product be different enough to justify the price differences in the same product ... Read on »
Does lemon juice lighten hair? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine John asks…Do you remember the products that used Lemon Juice to lighten hair? If you do remember do you know how they work? I mean we know how to lighten hair with Peroxid ... Read on »
Dandruff and dry scalp – what’s the difference? The Beauty Brains Show episode 33 by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine What’s difference between dry scalp and dandruff? And how do you pick the best kind of dandruff shampoo for you? Also, in our Beauty Science News segment we ponder new res ... Read on »
What does viscosity mean? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This article originally appeared on my other website (the one that Randy always accuses me of cheating on him with.) Even though it’s intended for formulation chemists, I ... Read on »