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What are peptides in cosmetics? The Beauty Brains Show episode 55 by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Have you ever wondered about peptides in anti-aging products? What are they and how do they work? Listen to today’s show to get the scoop on peptides.    Click below ... Read on »
Why is Gold Bond lotion good enough for stylists? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Renée asks… I’m a stylist and I just started in a new salon. I noticed that everyone uses Gold Bond hand cream after shampooing clients’ hair. I always thought that was ki ... Read on »
What’s so terrible about propylene glycol? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Ally asks…I’ve been seeing “propylene glycol free” on a lot of products lately together with ‘paraben free’ and ‘mineral oil free’. Googled it to see what’s so harmful a ... Read on »
Is lead in lipstick dangerous? The Beauty Brains Show episode 54 by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In this “lost episode” Perry and I explain EXACTLY why you don’t need to worry about lead in your lipstick. Click below to play Episode 54 or click “download” to save ... Read on »
Is Refinery29 right about the 7 worst things you can do to your hair? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A post on one of our favorite beauty and fashion sites, Refinery29, listed the top 7 worst things you do to damage your hair . Let’s review their list to see if they’re ... Read on »
Is Cetaphil a good mild cleanser for getting rid of germs? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Bluecatbaby asks…Lately I’ve had some kind of rash on my wrist. Instead of using my usual Softsoap non-antibacterial, I bought Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser to use as hand so ... Read on »
Does Europe ban more cosmetic ingredients than the US? The Beauty Brains Show episode 53 by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Is it true that Europe bans more cosmetic ingredients that the US? Listen to this week’s show to find out (or read the notes below). You’ll also learn about perfume from ... Read on »
Is Psoria-Gold effective against rosacea? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Viviana asks…I recently found the Dr Keng or Heng’s discovery about the benefits of curcumin on rosacea, the product is psoria-gold. I would like to know what you think ... Read on »
Which kind of titanium dioxide is safer in sunscreens? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Kate G says…Now how are we able to tell which kind of titanium dioxide is used in our favourite cosmetics? (This question is in response to an article we posted on Faceb ... Read on »
Does Poo Pourri really prevent bathroom odors? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Lexi says…I typically skip over YouTube commercials but I saw one yesterday that mesmerized me – some British chick talking about a product called “Poo Pourri” that cove ... Read on »
Are sonic facial cleansers better for your skin? The Beauty Brains Show episode 52 by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Are those expensive “sonic” face brushes really better than just washing your face by hand? Tune in and find out.   Click below to play Episode 52 or click “download ... Read on »
Why does oily skin make my eyes burn? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine RizosMios says…Is it normal for sebum to burn the heck out of my eyes? I wash my face twice a day and my morning wash goes normally for the most part, but my nightly was ... Read on »
How do volumizing hair care products work? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine TP asks…What makes our hair have the potential to be voluminous and what is the science behind volumizing hair care products? The Beauty Brains respond: There ar ... Read on »
Why does Fructis Triple Nutrition have 3 layers? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Fructis Triple Nutrition Nutrient Spray has 3 layers. Have you ever wondered how that works and what each layer does for your hair? The trick is there are three imm ... Read on »
10 amazing beauty products that don’t exist – The Beauty Brains Show episode 51 by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Tune in to hear us discuss the latest beauty science news including the truth behind the 3 boobed woman, the anti-aging yogurt conman, and 10 beauty amazing products that ... Read on »
Can magic mushrooms really lighten skin? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine BC says…I read this statement on another beauty blog: “Notorious for their hallucinogenic properties, mushrooms are more than just a mind-alerting substance. They also h ... Read on »
Would you put radioactive dirt on your face? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine You won’t believe what they do to this model’s face to sell Dorothy Grey’s cold cream! They put RADIOACTIVE dirt on her face to prove how well the cleanser ... Read on »
Is this mineral makeup really free of harmful stuff? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Moulin Rouge says…I just saw this Deep Bronzing Mineral Bronzer by Divine Cosmetics on Amazon.com. It’s cheap, it says its comparable to MAC makeup and it’s “FREE of har ... Read on »
What does a cosmetic scientist do? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine There’s a lot more to making cosmetics than just mixing stuff up in a beaker. Listen to this week’s show to learn all about how cosmetic scientists create the products y ... Read on »
What is Clarins Beauty Flash Balm? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Madeira must know…What is Clarins Beauty Flash Balm? Is it a primer? A moisturizer? What does it do? (If anything). The Beauty Brains respond: According to Clari ... Read on »