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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 »
Dead babies in my skin cream? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Heather has a hunch…My neighbor asked me about this, and I didn’t really know much except what a quick google search gave me. She said her dermatologist gave her Neocuti ... Read on »
The little known connection between your hair and a turkey dinner by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Since it’s Thanksgiving Day here in the U.S. we’re re-running our annual post about hairy turkey… What does your hair have in common with turkey? They both contain ... Read on »
Why would you need a pubic hair transplant? The Beauty Brains Show episode 58 by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This week Perry and I cover the latest beauty news science stories. (But first we geek out about comic books…) Click below to play Episode 58 or click “download” to sa ... Read on »
How does self adjusting hairspray work? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Rozy really wants to know…How can the hold of Philip B. Roth Self Adjusting Hairspray be adjusted? How does this work? The Beauty Brains respond: Wow. I don’t mi ... Read on »
What is the active ingredient in Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Eye Cream? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Kacie asks…How about Neutrogena rapid wrinkle repair eye cream? What ingredients are supposed to be brightening my dark circles? The Beauty Brains respond: This ... Read on »
Be careful what you believe about ingredient lists by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Design A Thought says…While I am a lover of these “chem free” products I love them because (I must stress some of them! you have to carefully look at the ingredients lis ... Read on »
Do hair growth inhibitors really work? The Beauty Brains Show episode 57 by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Do those hair growth inhibitor products (the ones that say they let you shave less often) really work? This week Randy and I explain what to look for when shopping for a s ... Read on »
Can I become immune to eyeshadow primer? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Ally asks…I have recently noticed that my eye shadows are creasing like crazy, like 3.5 years ago before I started using primers. I used MAC paintpot in painterly for th ... Read on »
Can Just For Men hair dye take the color out of my skin? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine AffectedForLife says…Watch out folks. Started using JFM last summer – once per month, and developed vitiligo. JFM co. is paying for dermatologist treatments etc, so they ... Read on »
Can hair predict your health? The Beauty Brains Show episode 56 by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine From hairballs to hair jewelry, this is a special (almost) all hair episode of Beauty Science News. Also, you WON’T want to miss our NSFW feminine hygiene version of “Impr ... Read on »
How can body wash contain as many moisturizers as skin cream? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Cee Cee says…I saw a bottle of Olay body wash that claims to contain as many moisturizers as a jar of Olay moisturizing cream. How is this possible? The Beauty Brain ... Read on »
How is makeup setting spray different than hairspray? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine SuperGorgeous says…I’d love to see a comparison of makeup “setting” sprays like Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray and and plain ol’ hairspray. ... Read on »
The 5 causes (and cures) of under eye bags by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Friend of the Brains, Dr. Brett Kotlus, has created an interesting infographic that explains the causes (and cures) of under eye bags. I didn’t realize that too much OR to ... Read on »
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 »