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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....
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Beauty Bullshit: Chemical-Free Cosmetics

Beauty Bullshit: Chemical-Free Cosmetics Since the 1980s, a popular hoax has been passed around. "Dihydrogen monoxide", the individuals spreading this information warn, "also known as hydroxyl acid, is the colorless, odorless chemical....

How Does It Work?: Holographic Nail Polish

How Does It Work?: Holographic Nail Polish Unlike traditional nail polishes, which get their color from various pigments, the colors in holographic nail polishes are derived from structural factors. We call these polishes...
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Beauty Bullshit: Urban Decay Naked Skin Beauty Balm

Beauty Bullshit: Urban Decay Naked Skin Beauty Balm Urban Decay, we need to have a talk. I really like you guys. I think most of your products are great. That's why I...

Beauty Bullshit: Resveratrol and Fruit Stem Cells

Beauty Bullshit: Resveratrol and Fruit Stem Cells Welcome to the first installment of “Beauty Bullshit”, a segment where I explain to you how makeup and skin care companies are trying to manipulate...

Is it Important to Get “Three Free” and “Five Free” Nail Polish?: The Science

Is it Important to Get "Three Free" and "Five Free" Nail Polish?: The Science I've had a few questions recently about two marketing buzzphrases in the nail polish business: "Three Free" and "Five Free". "Three...

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...

I Don’t Know What Your Sexy Facebook Profile Picture Says About Your Competency, and...

I Don't Know What Your Sexy Facebook Profile Picture Says About Your Competency, and Neither Does the University of Oregon "The Price of Sexy: Viewers’ Perceptions of a Sexualized Versus Nonsexualized Facebook...

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