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Is Revlon Filled With Cancer-Causing Crap? (Hint: No.)

Is Revlon Filled With Cancer-Causing Crap? (Hint: No.) Let's all give a huge, collective eye-roll to the Breast Cancer Fund, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, and UltraViolet. Ready? These advocacy groups have targeted...

Beauty Bullshit: Ionic Hairdryers

Beauty Bullshit: Ionic Hairdryers Yay4Tay asks, "I am super late to the party (catching up on all your posts), but I would love for you to address how every hair tool ever...

Why You Shouldn’t Get Your Beauty-Related Science from Newspapers (Especially Bad Ones)

Why You Shouldn't Get Your Beauty-Related Science from Newspapers (Especially Bad Ones) I came across a tweet that explains, well... rather a lot about how science-related beauty myths gain traction. It transcribes...

Beauty Bullshit: Philosophy Time in a Bottle

Beauty Bullshit: Philosophy Time in a Bottle Reader Alexis Stewart observed, "Sephora just posted on Twitter about philosophy's DNA repairing anti-aging goop, time in a bottle I think it's called... Anyway, would...

Beauty Bullshit: Fat Girl Slim

Beauty Bullshit: Fat Girl Slim Reader Corbyn Wild wrote, "Love the Beauty Bullshit posts! Ever think about looking at the Fat Girl Slim products? They seem to be based on pseudo-science and...

Beauty Bullshit: Revlon Eterna 27

  Beauty Bullshit: Revlon Eterna 27 Revlon's Eterna 27 is a line of creams that supposedly helps target wrinkles. Source: http://di1-3.shoppingshadow.com/images/pi/6d/fa/99/70952157-260x260-0-0_Revlon+Revlon+Eterna+27+Moisture+Cream+With+Progen.jpg Credit for this observation of pseudoscience goes to Rachel, a reader who observed some...

What Is A Cosmeceutical?

What Is A Cosmeceutical? It's a theme we've been dancing around already in some previous Beauty Bullshit posts. Companies who product beauty products are beginning to make drug-like claims at a increasing rate....

Beauty Bullshit: LaFace Laboratories PUR Purifying Facial Wash

Beauty Bullshit: LaFace Laboratories PUR Purifying Facial Wash LaFace Laboratories PUR Purifying Facial Wash is an overwhelmingly expensive face wash that charges $48 a pop. Part of the reason it is so...

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