The Beauty Brains

The Beauty Brains

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On today’s show Perry and Valerie answer questions about…What should we think about the EWG?How can you find less expensive versions of expensive hair shampoos/conditioners?Can you dilute out a conditioner with water to make it thinner?What in leave-... Details
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15 days ago
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On today’s show we are going to answer questions about…How do magnetic eyelashes work?Can red light make your hair grow?What home treatments are as good as what you would get from an esthetician?And Is it fine to cut your hair at home?Beauty Science ... Details
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26 days ago
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On today’s show we are going to answer questions about…What’s the difference between ethyl ascorbic acid and ascorbic acidIs Retinyl Retinoate a gimmick?Do skincare lines add self tanner to their products to produce that glow on the skin?Does the AQU... Details
45:59
4/15/2022
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On today’s show we are going to answer questions about…Can cosmetics increase the production of melanin in your skin?Do oils act as a sealant on skin?Does pre-pooing hair with oil reduce the effectiveness of shampoo?Does oil on hair cause dandruff?Do... Details
51:40
4/06/2022
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On  today's show it's a solo episode where Perry tackles three questions including...Why brands might change their formulas?Are professional skincare is better than the stuff you can buy in stores?If expensive products don’t work better why are they ... Details
36:16
3/27/2022
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On today’s show we answer questions about…How would a US citizen get a sunscreen from outside the US?Non-pilling Vitamin C productsWhy is a foundation considered a hazmat product?Is curlsmith a less expensive version of Olaplex?And can you believe cl... Details
43:26
3/15/2022
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On today’s show Perry & Valerie are going to answer questions about…Can home bleaching your hair affect the follicles and hair production long term?Why is BHT in cosmetics and is it safe? What is the difference between a fragrance and a perfuming ing... Details
39:26
3/07/2022
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On today’s show Perry and Valerie answer questions about…What is your opinion about ghost oil for damaged hair? Is Epilfree a good alternative to laser hair removal? Can any hair oil make your hair grow? Are there any skincare brands that live up to ... Details
53:05
3/02/2022
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On today’s show, Valerie and Perry answer all audio questions about... What’s the difference between Lanolin and Petrolatum? Is it dangerous to use expired lipstick? And what about a few hair trends like micellar, lamellar and apple cider vinegar rin... Details
31:35
2/22/2022
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On today’s show Perry and Valerie answer questions about…Augustinus Bader Rich CreamU Beauty resurfacing compoundWhether herbal infused hair colors are really less harshWhether the droplette device has gotten any betterAnd whether the Lypo-Spheric de... Details
52:06
2/14/2022
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On today’s show Valerie and Perry answer questions about…Are glycols a problem in skincare?What is hypochlorous acid doing in skincare products?Is Argirelene botox in a bottle?Do we have thoughts on the brand KEEP ME ANCHORED?Beauty Science NewsAre s... Details
37:04
2/04/2022
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On today’s show, Valerie and Perry answers questions about...Why do companies use retinyl palmitate instead of retinol?Do thickening shampoos work for people with hair loss concerns?How fast does Vitamin C oxidize?What are your thoughts on Mineral Oi... Details
44:25
1/30/2022
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On today’s show we are going to answer questions about…Can you use a dryer sheet to tame your hair?Is it beneficial to use lip scrubs or are they doing more harm than good?What is with the Malibu packet products?  Can dry shampoo lead to hair loss?Ar... Details
44:19
1/24/2022
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On today’s show we are going to answer questions about…Will shower head filters help with hair color retention?Is polyethylene in cleansing balms an environmental problem?Can you wash your hair with laundry detergent?Does Jamaican Black Castor Oil re... Details
43:05
1/14/2022
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In this episode Perry and Valerie talk about who the Beauty Brains are, their mission and what the show is all about.  They'll be back next episode answering all new beauty product questions.Four Ways to Ask a question -1. Become a patron and ask thr... Details
21:27
1/06/2022
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On today’s show, Valerie and Perry answers questions about...Are the Acrylates Copolymer in Arrojos Elixer Defrizzer Gel water soluble?Are there any cosmetic chemist jobs in Chicago?What do you do for skin that gets really dehydrated in winter?Is any... Details
40:24
12/30/2021
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On today’s show, Valerie and Perry do a short wrap-up of the past year and look forward to 2022.Valerie's ingredient company - Simply IngredientsFour Ways to Ask a question -1. Become a patron and ask through there. These get top attention.2. You can... Details
32:51
12/25/2021
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Warm wishes to you and your family this season.  We'll have a wrap-up show next week.Valerie & Perry Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thebeautybrains?fan_landing=true) Details
00:15
12/24/2021
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On today’s show, Valerie and Perry answers questions about...What is the difference between cleansing oil and facial oil?Do oils hydrate or moisturize? Are there oils you recommend?Can you mix foundation with sunscreen to make a tinted sunscreen?Can ... Details
42:04
12/17/2021
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On today’s show, Valerie and Perry answers questions about...Is a two step peel more effective than a self-neutralizing peel?Does Sweet and Low help desensitize the scalp?What makes a product or ingredient more likely to clog your pores and how do yo... Details
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