7 episodes

From science, to marketing, to social media trends, Kelly is taking her beauty questions to industry experts each episode to unpack beauty.

Unpacking Beauty Kelly Driscoll

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 8 Ratings

From science, to marketing, to social media trends, Kelly is taking her beauty questions to industry experts each episode to unpack beauty.

    7: How to Read an Ingredients List? ft INCIDecoder's Judit Rácz

    7: How to Read an Ingredients List? ft INCIDecoder's Judit Rácz

    What can you tell about a product from the ingredient list? What can't you tell? Today, I'm chatting with Judit Rácz, creator of INCIDecoder and cosmetic chemist and formulator of Geek & Gorgeous skincare! We're talking all about ingredient lists, the red flags to look out for and what those plant extract claims really mean!

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    Connect with Judit:

    INCIDecoder

    INCIDecoder on Instagram

    Geek & Gorgeous

    Geek & Gorgeous on Instagram



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    • 40 min
    6: What Do Skinfluencers Want You to Know? ft. @MadAboutSkin Rob Stead

    6: What Do Skinfluencers Want You to Know? ft. @MadAboutSkin Rob Stead

    How do skincare content creators make money? What happens behind the scenes of sponsorships? Today I'm pulling back the curtain with Rob Stead from @MadAboutSkin on YouTube! We're sharing our stories of how we became content creators, how we make money and spilling some tea on shady sponsorships and brand deals!



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    Connect with Rob:

    MadAboutSki⁠⁠⁠n on YouTube

    MadAboutSki⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠n on Tiktok



    Connect with Kelly:

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    5: How to Use Chemical Exfoliation Like a Pro? ft @MaximumSkin Justin Spracklin

    5: How to Use Chemical Exfoliation Like a Pro? ft @MaximumSkin Justin Spracklin

    Is chemical exfoliation better than physical exfoliation, how often should you use chemical exfoliation, what works for PIE, PIH and can we really erase our pores? I'm taking these burning questions to Justin Spracklin nursing student and derm laser specialist better known as @maximumskin

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    Connect with Justin:

    Instagram
    Tik Tok

    YouTube



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    • 45 min
    4: How to Age Well in Your 20s, 30s, 40s? Ft Jude Chao @FiddySnails

    4: How to Age Well in Your 20s, 30s, 40s? Ft Jude Chao @FiddySnails

    Have you every wished you had a skincare big sister to ask about anti-aging? Today's conversation is just that! I'm chatting with Jude Chao, Fifty Shades of Snail, all about aging in your 20s, 30a, 40s and how to handle the fear of aging.

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    Connect with Jude:

    Instagram

    Fifty Shades of Snail Blog

    Skincare for Your Soul Book

    Jude's YouTube

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    • 45 min
    3: Why Does "Green Consumerism" Hurt Sustainability? ft. Jen Novakovich of The Eco Well Podcast

    3: Why Does "Green Consumerism" Hurt Sustainability? ft. Jen Novakovich of The Eco Well Podcast

    Have you ever wondered if the "green" claims on your beauty products are actually in line with sustainability? Today I'm diving into the topic of green consumerism with Jen Novakovich, cosmetic chemist and podcast host of The Eco Well. Jen shares her insight into how green claims in the cosmetics industry is ultimately hurting sustainability.

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    Connect with Jen:

    The Eco Well Podcast

    Watch The Sustainable E Summit

    The Eco Well YouTube Channel

    Instagram

    BeautySciComm



    Connect with Kelly:

    ⁠⁠YouTube⁠⁠

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    2: What Tik Tok Trends Piss Off Chemists? Ft. Michelle Wong @LabMuffinBeautyScience

    2: What Tik Tok Trends Piss Off Chemists? Ft. Michelle Wong @LabMuffinBeautyScience

    Ever wonder what chemist think of the latest trends and (mis)information on BeautyTok? Today I'm asking Dr. Michelle Wong, Chemistry PhD and science communicator Lab Muffin Beauty Science what trends get her fired up to respond! We're chatting about toasting bread with sunscreen to test it's protection, UV cameras, SLS, parabens, and if you really need to wear sunscreen indoors and in front of screens!

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    Michelle and I chatted last year about sunscreen myths on my self care podcast, The Journey Listen Here | Watch Here



    Good Housekeeping Article Mention in This Episode:

    https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/beauty/hair/a33514494/what-is-sulfate-shampoo/



    Connect with Michelle:

    Lab Muffin Beauty Science Blog

    LabMuffinBeautyScience on Instagram

    LabMuffinBeautyScience on Tik Tok

    LabMuffinBeautyScience on Nebula



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    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

T3BK ,

A must for skincare fans!

I’m loving this podcast. I’ve learned so much and really enjoying hearing about skincare: trends, science, creators, etc.
Thank you! I look forward to the next one as soon as I’ve finished listening to the latest!

cwin21 ,

Entertaining and informative!

Loving the deep dives into skincare and the beauty industry! As these industries continue to explode every year, it’s important for consumers to have reliable information and transparency. Kelly is a great host who acts as a bridge between skincare enthusiasts and industry experts. Excited to tune into more episodes!

PTFunk ,

Excited for Kelly’s new podcast

Kelly’s skincare channel on YouTube is an A+, her passion, attention to detail and work ethic set her apart. I’m interested to see how this podcast develops and am enjoying her interview style and the informational deep dives with her expert guests.

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