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Blog Profile / The Beauty Brains


URL :http://thebeautybrains.com/
Filed Under:Lifestyle / Beauty
Posts on Regator:2226
Posts / Week:6.2
Archived Since:March 2, 2008

Blog Post Archive

My favorite 8 moments from Perry’s Dr. Oz appearance

I’m very proud of Perry for his recent appearance on Dr Oz. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights…   Click here to buy out latest book           Great job, Perry!

The Beauty Brains team up with Dr. Oz to expose dirty little beauty secrets

Do you want to learn some of the ways the beauty industry fools you? Click the picture below to see Perry’s latest appearance on Dr. Oz. (In my humble opinion, it’s his best show to date!)  

Is rose hip oil good for anti-aging?

Is rose hip oil good for skin lightening, scar treatment, and other anti-aging benefits? Tune in to this week’s show to find out.  Click below to play Episode 67 or click “download” to save the MP3 file to your computer. Show notes Review us on iTunes! Thanks to the following fans for reviewing us on iTunes […]

Don’t waste money on expensive beauty brands

Tune in to this week’s show to find out how your brain reacts to expensive beauty brands. And how to pick beauty products based on your astrological sign. (Yeah, right.) Click below to play Episode 66 or click “download” to save the MP3 file to your computer. Show notes Improbable Products This is the game […]

Don’t be duped by drugstore doubles

Learn how to tell if a drugstore double is really the same as your favorite brand.  Click below to play Episode 65 or click “download” to save the MP3 file to your computer. Show notes Review us on iTunes! Thanks to the following fans for reviewing us on iTunes this week! Brebum Leo178 PamG Zibett PLEASE […]

Why can’t I put my foot product on my face?

Miniature muses…Skin Laboratory has a Salicylic Acid Peel (okay to put on your face). Dr. Scholl’s has a Liquid Corn and Callus Remover (not okay to put on your face). Obviously, both have a high amount of Salicylic Acid, but other than that, I was curious to know which ingredients make the first alright to […]

Science says high heels are sexy

This week Perry and I reminisce about 2014 before sharing the first beauty science news stories of 2015.      Click below to play Episode 64 or click “download” to save the MP3 file to your computer. Show notes NOTE: The audio file for this week’s show developed a glitch that I couldn’t fix so portions of […]

Happy New Year from the Beauty Brains

No new questions today, just a quick look back at some of the top beauty science stories of 2014 courtesy of Chemists Corner. Will EU allergy ban radically change the fragrance industry?  Sunscreen bill signed in the US Bioprinted skin developed for cosmetic testing FDA cracking down on improper cosmetic claims  Algae could be the […]

How to pick the perfect makeup remover

Makeup can be tough to remove so it’s important to pick the right kind of cleanser. Tune in to this week’s show to learn everything you need to know about the perfect product to clean your face.  Click below to play Episode 63 or click “download” to save the MP3 file to your computer. Show notes The Beauty […]

Does Farmaesthetics make greener products?

Amy asks…I’m looking for natural products just as many other people are. I read about Farmaesthetics new Almond Blossom Organic Body Wash and it sounds fantastic (and expensive!) Is this product green or not and is it worth the money? The Beauty Brains respond Farmaesthetics bills themselves as the “creators of 100% natural fine herbal skincare […]

Can gene therapy diagnose your anti-aging needs?

In this Christmas Eve eve episode Perry and I talk about several new anti-aging trends and technologies. Plus a special prison-themed edition of Improbable Products! Click below to play Episode 62 or click “download” to save the MP3 file to your computer. Show notes Improbable Products I read an article about fake makeup in prison which […]

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

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 “download” to save the MP3 file to […]

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

Would you take a dietary supplement to change the way you smell “down there?” That’s only one of the hot topics we discuss in this week’s show. Also, we play a toothpaste-themed version of Improbable Products. Click below to play Episode 60 or click “download” to save the MP3 file to your computer. Show notes Improbable […]

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

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 to […]

Dead babies in my skin cream?

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 Neocutis that uses PSP. Her concern was spreading dead babies on her face and I was also interested on research regarding PSP’s effect on anti-aging or […]

Why would you need a pubic hair transplant? The Beauty Brains Show episode 58

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 save the MP3 file to your computer. Show notes Cosmetic chemists and comic book super villains Perry wrote an article on fictional cosmetics chemists which […]

Be careful what you believe about ingredient lists

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 list!) they are using the ingredients grown from our good earth not cheaply mass produced in a lab so some company can reep the profits. I […]

Do hair growth inhibitors really work? The Beauty Brains Show episode 57

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 shave minimizing lotion.       Click below to play Episode 57 or click “download” to save the MP3 file to your computer. Show […]

Can I become immune to eyeshadow primer?

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 those 3.5 years and the last pot is probably 1.5 years old, but hasn’t dried up yet and is still very creamy consistency. I switched to […]

Can hair predict your health? The Beauty Brains Show episode 56

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 “Improbable Products.”   Click below to play Episode 56 or click “download” to save the MP3 file to your computer. Show notes Improbable Products Believe it or not, two of […]

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