Are beauty products from Amazon the real thing? Episode 164

Are beauty products from Amazon the real thing? Episode 164 Today, we bring you a special Beauty Brains episode featuring Sarah Bellum.  Randy is on vacation. We answer a few question. About beauty products on Amazon cejxn19 asks – Hi Guys, I’ve heard...
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Is bee venom a good anti-aging ingredient? Episode 163

Is bee venom a good anti-aging ingredient? Episode 163 Is bee venom a good anti-aging ingredient? Monika asks…Korean Bee Venom essence but it does seem to work. My question is the bee venom really magic or is there something else that removes the spots?...
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Can you use diaper rash cream as sunscreen? Episode 162

Can you use diaper rash cream as sunscreen? Episode 162 Can you use diaper rash cream as sunscreen? Mari asks…Today a customer came into the retail pharmacy where I work and demanded that we sell him zinc oxide diaper rash paste so he could use it as...
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How can you find a cheaper natural lip balm? Episode 161

How can you find a cheaper natural lip balm? Episode 161 How can you find a cheaper natural lip balm? Abby says…I have a question about Bite Beauty’s Agave Lip Mask. It claims its natural formula smoothes, nourishes and moisturizes lips with a bio active...
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Can hair straighteners stop your hair from being naturally curly? Episode 160

Can hair straighteners stop your hair from being naturally curly? Episode 160 Can hair straighteners stop your hair from being naturally curly? Sarah asks…Can straightening your hair for a long time change it from being very curly to being naturally...
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Why isn’t everyone exfoliating with AHAs? Episode 159

Why isn’t everyone exfoliating with AHAs? Episode 159 Why isn’t everyone exfoliating with AHAs? Melissa says…I’ve been using an night cream with glycolic acid and I noticed that my skin is actually brighter, clearer, and softer. I’ve been using this...
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Are super foods good for your skin? Episode 137

Are super foods good for your skin? Episode 137

Are super foods good for your skin? Episode 137 Are super foods effective beauty ingredients? Jana asks…What are your thoughts on super foods in skin care? Ingredients like acacia, coconut, grapeseed oil, berries, green tea, avocado, turmeric and resveratrol. What the...
Can I use clay to shampoo my hair? Episode 136

Can I use clay to shampoo my hair? Episode 136

Can I use clay to shampoo my hair? Episode 136 Can I use clay to shampoo my hair?  Joneen says…I have a question about rhassoul clay. I’ve heard great things about using it as a shampoo. My concern, though, is mineral buildup. This is one of the results of hard...
Do anti-aging patches really work? Episode 135

Do anti-aging patches really work? Episode 135

Do anti-aging patches really work? Episode 135 Do anti-aging patches really work? Julia asks…Can micro needle patches really work to deliver anti-aging ingredients like hyaluronic acid? Coincidentally I just read a study about a new technology for lightening age...
Can I mix my own sunscreen? Episode 132

Can I mix my own sunscreen? Episode 132

Can I mix my own sunscreen? Episode 132 How do I find a sunscreen that doesn’t cause acne? Allison asks…What’s the difference between a sunscreen and a sunblock? Also, what ingredients should I look for in a product that will not contribute to acne? And, when’s...