The Beauty Brains

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  • Things I didn't know I needed but are about to be obsessed with: a podcast on the chemistry of beauty products


    thebeautybrains.com 17 Aug '17, 1am

    You can contact Randy and Perry at [email protected] Why Should I Read This Website? Because it will make you smarter about beauty products. That’s because it’s written by a group of cosmetic scientists dedicated to helping you understand what the chemicals used in cosmetics r...

  • Can you use diaper rash cream as sunscreen? Episode 162

    Can you use diaper rash cream as sunscreen? Episode 162

    thebeautybrains.com 20 Jul '17, 8pm

    Mari asks…Today a customer came into the retail pharmacy where I work and demanded that we sell him zinc oxide diaper rash paste so he could use it as sunscreen. I tried to steer him in the direction of actual sunscreens with listed SPFs, but he was not to be dissuaded and ended up le...

  • Is a combination sunscreen and moisturizer a good idea?

    thebeautybrains.com 03 Jul '17, 7pm

    Iammao inquires… I typically use a separate SPF product to have better control of my skincare routine and reliable SPF coverage. However, due to recent changes in my schedule I have been tempted to use day creams with integrated SPF for convenience. I have started with La Roche Posay’...

  • Are silk pillowcases good for your skin?

    thebeautybrains.com 13 Jul '17, 12pm

    Stephanie says: Is it true that it is better for your skin to sleep on silk pillow cases ? The Left Brain believes: There is some evidence, like this Pubmed article , that indicates special silk clothing can reduce atopic dermatitis in children who are prone to that condition. However...

  • What are active ingredients? Episode 37

    thebeautybrains.com 11 Jul '17, 9pm

    Anti-acne products – This monograph describes 40 different ingredients that can be used for anti-acne. Rule was finalized in 1990 although there was some action in 2010 on Benzoyl Peroxide. Toothpaste & anti-cavity products – This monograph gives a list of over 20 ingredients that can...

  • 10 things to do with cut hair instead of putting it in a landfill

    thebeautybrains.com 01 Jun '17, 2pm

    The Beauty Brains are taking the day off. Enjoy this blast from the past post. You know when you get your hair cut and there’s just a pile of it left on the floor. Did you ever wonder what happens to it? In most cases, it’s just thrown in the trash but sometimes it’s used for other pu...

  • Shampoo

    thebeautybrains.com 22 Jun '17, 1pm

    Will silicone ruin a coconut oil hair treatment? Episode 133 by Randy Schueller { 0 comments } Does wearing makeup give you better grades? Episode 119 by Randy Schueller { 11 comments } Can you exfoliate your feet with Listerene and vinegar? Episode 116 by Perry Romanowski { 27 commen...

  • Can hair straighteners stop your hair from being naturally curly? Episode 160

    Can hair straighteners stop your hair from being naturally curly? Episode 160

    thebeautybrains.com 18 Apr '17, 6am

    http://media.blubrry.com/thebeautybrains/p/thebeautybrains.com/wp-content/uploads/podcast/Episode160.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Can hair straighteners stop your hair from being naturally curly? Sarah asks…Can straightening your hair fo...


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