The Beauty Brains

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  • Do night creams work better at night? The Beauty Brains Show episode 61

    thebeautybrains.com 16 Dec '14, 6am

    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 and I talk about how beauty companies cut costs on cosmetic formulas. Click below to play Episode 61 or click “down...

  • Can duochrome nail polish become monochrome over time?

    thebeautybrains.com 13 Dec '14, 2pm

    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 less shift in the colors. The lavender one has lost almost all the grey, and the pink is much less orange. Can duo...

  • Can ant oil really reduce hair growth?

    thebeautybrains.com 11 Dec '14, 6am

    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 heard it all, here comes the invasion of the ants. Tala’s Ant Egg oil is one of several products that claims to use the oil r...

  • Should your vagina smell like peaches? The Beauty Brains Show episode 60

    thebeautybrains.com 09 Dec '14, 6am

    Should a supplement make your lady parts smell like peaches? This is a controversial (and confusing) story about a supplement that will allow you to “hack” your biome to change the way your vagina smells. In a press conference, two representatives for the company (Austen Heinz and Gil...

  • Do I have egg on my face? Should I?

    thebeautybrains.com 06 Dec '14, 2pm

    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 I think? I think that “urban legend” is probably a more politically correct term then “old wives tale.” I point this out ju...

  • Can LED lights cure nail polish?

    thebeautybrains.com 08 Dec '14, 6am

    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 polishes, which normally use a UV lamp? Or if I buy a UV lamp will this work on the ones that normally use LED? Does t...

  • Is Kerastase worth more than Elvive?

    thebeautybrains.com 04 Dec '14, 1pm

    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 bottles- claiming no silicone and krystal shine. I’m not sure of the exact name in the USA since I am in France, b...

  • Is sesame oil the best thing for your skin? The Beauty Brains Show episode 59

    thebeautybrains.com 02 Dec '14, 6am

    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 a quiz about holiday foods in cosmetics. Click below to play Episode 59 or click “download” to save the MP3 file ...


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