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Don’t be duped by drugstore doubles by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Learn how to tell if a drugstore double is really the same as your favorite brand.  Click below to play Episode 65 or click “download” to save the MP3 file to your com ... Read on »
Can I get a mole from popping pimples? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Afrogal asks…Recently I popped one of my pimples and a big lump formed on my forehead. I’m starting to wonder whether it is going to go away. Are moles genetic or can th ... Read on »
Why can’t I put my foot product on my face? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Miniature muses…Skin Laboratory has a Salicylic Acid Peel (okay to put on your face). Dr. Scholl’s has a Liquid Corn and Callus Remover (not okay to put on your face). O ... Read on »
Can OFF insect repellant dissolve tights? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine NataliaP says…A friend of mine put on OFF (repellant) all over her legs, she was using the aerosol form. And then she put in black tights. A while later we noticed that ... Read on »
Science says high heels are sexy by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This week Perry and I reminisce about 2014 before sharing the first beauty science news stories of 2015.      Click below to play Episode 64 or click “download” to sav ... Read on »
Nancy Boy may be the most honest beauty product in the world by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine NoahJenda asks…I’m very curious to know what the Beauty Brains think about Nancy Boy’s Ultramarine Night Cream. It’s also sold as an eye cream. I find their descriptions o ... Read on »
Nancy Boy may be the most honest beauty product in the world by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine NoahJenda asks…I’m very curious to know what the Beauty Brains think about Nancy Boy’s Ultramarine Night Cream. It’s also sold as an eye cream. I find their descriptions ... Read on »
Happy New Year from the Beauty Brains by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine No new questions today, just a quick look back at some of the top beauty science stories of 2014 courtesy of Chemists Corner.   Sunscreen bill signed in the US ... Read on »
How to pick the perfect makeup remover by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Makeup can be tough to remove so it’s important to pick the right kind of cleanser. Tune in to this week’s show to learn everything you need to know about the perfect pr ... Read on »
Does Farmaesthetics make greener products? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Amy asks…I’m looking for natural products just as many other people are. I read about Farmaesthetics new Almond Blossom Organic Body Wash and it sounds fantastic (and ex ... Read on »
Can gene therapy diagnose your anti-aging needs? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In this Christmas Eve eve episode Perry and I talk about several new anti-aging trends and technologies. Plus a special prison-themed edition of Improbable Products! C ... Read on »
Are there really crab shells in my cosmetics? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Cynthia is feeling crabby…I heard a rumor that many cosmetic products use crab shells as an ingredient. This sounds a little bit ridiculous to me but if it’s true I wond ... Read on »
Do night creams work better at night? The Beauty Brains Show episode 61 by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine We’ve all heard that night creams work better because your skin absorbs ingredients while you sleep. Is this true? Tune into to this week’s show to find out.  Also, Randy ... Read on »
Can duochrome nail polish become monochrome over time? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Missionista must know…I have a couple of (Sephora) duochrome nail polishes. One shifts from lavender to grey, and the other from hot pink to orange. Lately, I’ve noticed ... Read on »
Can ant oil really reduce hair growth? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Rozy says…There is this product called Tala Ant Egg oil, sounds fishy to me, but I am wishing it to be true! The Beauty Brains reply Just when we thought we’d hear ... Read on »
Should your vagina smell like peaches? The Beauty Brains Show episode 60 by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Would you take a dietary supplement to change the way you smell “down there?” That’s only one of the hot topics we discuss in this week’s show. Also, we play a toothpaste- ... Read on »
Can LED lights cure nail polish? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Anonymous asks…What is the difference between the polishes and why do some require UV where others require LED? If I buy an LED lamp, will that still work on Shellac pol ... Read on »
Do I have egg on my face? Should I? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Olivia asks… I read that putting egg on your face is good for your skin. This sounds like an old wives tale what do you think? The Beauty Brains respond: What do ... Read on »
Is Kerastase worth more than Elvive? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Tiffany wants to know…Could you please do a chemical comparison between the new Kerastase and Elseve shampoo and conditioner? They are both packaged very similarly- pink ... Read on »
Is sesame oil the best thing for your skin? The Beauty Brains Show episode 59 by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine If you like to use natural oils on your skin you’ll want to listen to this week’s show about the benefits of sesame oil. Plus, I try to stump Randy (and the audience) with ... Read on »