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Real scientists answer your beauty questions

The Beauty Brains Discover the beauty and cosmetic products you should use and avoid

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Real scientists answer your beauty questions

    Episode 265 - Celebrating 100 episodes together plus some questions answered

    Episode 265 - Celebrating 100 episodes together plus some questions answered

    On today’s show Valerie and Perry look back on 100 episodes recorded together & include our first episode recorded together.  Fortunately, we've gotten a bit better.  
    Episodes mentioned:
    Episode 167 - hair color (Perry mistakenly called it episode 165)
    Episode 175 - sunscreen spray
    Episode 253 - brown conditioner
    4 Ways to Ask a question -
    1. Become a patron and ask through there. These get top attention.
    2. You can record your question on your smart phone and email to thebeautybrains@gmail.com
    3. Send it to us via social media (see links below)
    4. Submit it through the following form - Ask a question

    Support the Beauty Brains
    The Beauty Brains are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show Patreon is the best way to do it. This will help keep the show going and avoid any of those pesky advertisements that I find so maddening in other podcasts that I listen to. Thank you to all of our Patrons!

    Social media accounts
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    on Twitter, we’re thebeautybrains
    And we have a Facebook page

    Be Brainy about your Beauty!
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    • 49 min
    Episode 264 - Lip plumpers and salt in shampoos

    Episode 264 - Lip plumpers and salt in shampoos

    On today’s shortened show Valerie and Perry answer questions about...
    Are multichrome eyeshadows really more expensive and what makes them work?What ingredient is used to cause the plumping & is it safe to do every day?Does keeps.com work to prevent hair loss?Is sodium lauryl sarcosinate more gentle?Beauty Science
    When did sodium chloride become a bad ingredient in hair care? 
    4 Ways to Ask a question -
    1. Become a patron and ask through there. These get top attention.
    2. You can record your question on your smart phone and email to thebeautybrains@gmail.com
    3. Send it to us via social media (see links below)
    4. Submit it through the following form - Ask a question

    Support the Beauty Brains
    The Beauty Brains are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show Patreon is the best way to do it. This will help keep the show going and avoid any of those pesky advertisements that I find so maddening in other podcasts that I listen to. Thank you to all of our Patrons!

    Social media accounts
    on Instagram we’re at thebeautybrains2018
    on Twitter, we’re thebeautybrains
    And we have a Facebook page

    Be Brainy about your Beauty!
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thebeautybrains?fan_landing=true)

    • 41 min
    Episode 263 - More on high frequency skin devices plus CBD talk

    Episode 263 - More on high frequency skin devices plus CBD talk

    On today’s shortened show Valerie and Perry answer questions about...
    Why did you say high frequency treatments are a gimmick?Does letting hair stay damp cause more damage?Beauty Science
    Allure Will No Longer Call Plastic Packaging "Recyclable" 
    New Research by Syracuse University Shows Pain Relieving Effects of CBD
    4 Ways to Ask a question -
    1. Become a patron and ask through there. These get top attention.
    2. You can record your question on your smart phone and email to thebeautybrains@gmail.com
    3. Send it to us via social media (see links below)
    4. Submit it through the following form - Ask a question

    Support the Beauty Brains
    The Beauty Brains are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show Patreon is the best way to do it. This will help keep the show going and avoid any of those pesky advertisements that I find so maddening in other podcasts that I listen to. Thank you to all of our Patrons!

    Social media accounts
    on Instagram we’re at thebeautybrains2018
    on Twitter, we’re thebeautybrains
    And we have a Facebook page

    Be Brainy about your Beauty!
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thebeautybrains?fan_landing=true)

    • 32 min
    Episode 262 - Answering questions at live event

    Episode 262 - Answering questions at live event

    This is a special broadcast of an edited version of our March 2021 Patreon event. If you would like to participate in events like these live, just sign up to support us on patreon.

    4 Ways to Ask a question -
    1. Become a patron and ask through there. These get top attention.
    2. You can record your question on your smart phone and email to thebeautybrains@gmail.com
    3. Send it to us via social media (see links below)
    4. Submit it through the following form - Ask a question

    Support the Beauty Brains
    The Beauty Brains are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show Patreon is the best way to do it. This will help keep the show going and avoid any of those pesky advertisements that I find so maddening in other podcasts that I listen to. Thank you to all of our Patrons!

    Social media accounts
    on Instagram we’re at thebeautybrains2018
    on Twitter, we’re thebeautybrains
    And we have a Facebook page

    Be Brainy about your Beauty!
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thebeautybrains?fan_landing=true)

    • 1 hr
    Episode 261 - SPF product problems plus answers to other beauty product questions

    Episode 261 - SPF product problems plus answers to other beauty product questions

    On today’s show we’re going to be answering a bunch of questions sent in from our Patrons including those about…
    How sustainable are solid products?What do we think of the Save Ralph video?What are our thoughts on the Cosdna ingredient website?What do we think of Mother Earth productsHow do you find cosmetics that don’t contain titanium dioxide?What can you do to offset the problems with Retin aCan you really wash your hair too much?Beauty Science
    Sunscreens not living up to SPF claims
    Questions
    Solid shampoo bar

    Save Ralph video

    Mother Earth products


    4 Ways to Ask a question -
    1. Become a patron and ask through there. These get top attention.
    2. You can record your question on your smart phone and email to thebeautybrains@gmail.com
    3. Send it to us via social media (see links below)
    4. Submit it through the following form - Ask a question

    Support the Beauty Brains
    The Beauty Brains are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show Patreon is the best way to do it. This will help keep the show going and avoid any of those pesky advertisements that I find so maddening in other podcasts that I listen to. Thank you to all of our Patrons!

    Social media accounts
    on Instagram we’re at thebeautybrains2018
    on Twitter, we’re thebeautybrains
    And we have a Facebook page

    Be Brainy about your Beauty!
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thebeautybrains?fan_landing=true)

    • 55 min
    Episode 260 - Skin care routine - frizz fighting - and more!

    Episode 260 - Skin care routine - frizz fighting - and more!

    On today’s show Valerie and Perry answer questions about…
    Is lavender bad for skinWhat causes frizz?Does L’Oreal Wonder Water really work?What does Valerie use for her sensitive skin?Beauty Science
    Mention in the New York Times

    Grapes may act as an edible sunscreen 
    FDA & FTC send letter to Aromatherapy company for making unsubstantiated COVID drug claims.
    4 Ways to Ask a question -
    1. Become a patron and ask through there. These get top attention.
    2. You can record your question on your smart phone and email to thebeautybrains@gmail.com
    3. Send it to us via social media (see links below)
    4. Submit it through the following form - Ask a question

    Support the Beauty Brains
    The Beauty Brains are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show Patreon is the best way to do it. This will help keep the show going and avoid any of those pesky advertisements that I find so maddening in other podcasts that I listen to. Thank you to all of our Patrons!

    Social media accounts
    on Instagram we’re at thebeautybrains2018
    on Twitter, we’re thebeautybrains
    And we have a Facebook page

    Be Brainy about your Beauty!
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thebeautybrains?fan_landing=true)

    • 53 min

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