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Ridiculous Shower Suit Will Save You Time?

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Mid Brain muses:

This has to be one of the goofiest fashion inventions this Beauty Brain has read in a long time.
According to this report, an Australian company has created a suit for executives that are just too busy to go to the dry cleaner.  With this special garment they can wash [...]

Does Malibu Treatment Remove Hard Water and Rust Stains from Hair?

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The Cynical One Says: I want to know what you think about getting a “Malibu Treatment” to remove the chemical residue from well water? Does well water effect blonde hair? What does a Malibu treatment actually do? Can I do this at home? Is this even worth my time, or can [...]

Naturally Nasty - The Top 10 Natural Ingredients You Need to Avoid

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The Left Brain’s lesson:
Here at the Beauty Brains we get tons of comments and emails telling us how all-natural ingredients are the best thing you can use on your hair and skin.  We’ve previously explored the topic and have explained why we believe “natural” ingredients are neither superior nor inferior to “synthetic” [...]

Chic Clicks: The Best Of This Weeks Beauty Blogs

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Just in case you’re sick and tired of reading about cosmetic science (yeah, like THAT could ever happen!) here are a few links from some of our other favorite beauty blogs. If you haven’t book-marked these sites already, you really should! (This is no time to be stingy with your link-love.)
SheFinds [...]

How Does Aquacurrent Science Work on Skin and Hair?

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Mixed Vibe is mixed up: I have just stumbled upon Aquacurrentscience.com by P&G; I also did a quick research on aquaporins at wikipedia, but neither the website nor wikipedia reveal how easy it is for a product (Panthene, Olay, and Secret, for instance) to have any effect on aquaporins as to [...]

Why Does Kate Moss Spend More On Perfume Than Gasoline?

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Mid Brain muses:

In one of the oddest stories I’ve heard in a while, Kate Moss admitted that she thinks gasoline is one of the best scents in the world. According to the report I read at CosmeticsDesign.com (which I have to assume is partially tongue in cheek)  she is considering creating [...]

23Is Kalo Hair Growth Inhibitor Better Than Shaving My Legs?

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Linda longs to learn: Do you know anything about Kalo Hair Growth Inhibitor? I don’t think it is FDA approved yet (like Vaniqua is.) I am wondering if it is safe and actually as effective as inhibiting hair growth permanantly as some of the reviews claim. 
The Left Brain responds:
Technically, products [...]

How Does Oil Free Moisturizer Work?

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Pas71 is perplexed: How does oil free moisturizer work?
The Right Brain replies:
Pas’ question came to us as comment in our recent post on our post on Which Is A Better Moisturizer: Oil or Water? and we thought it would make an excellent follow-up post. 
Ordinary oil
According to Wikipedia, an oil is defined [...]

UV Tanning is Not Safe Conclude Scientists

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Mid Brain muses:

The Left Brain is always saying “Tan skin is unhealthy skin”. It’s really not the kind of thing you want to hear when you complain about your fading tan. Sure I’ve heard people say that it’s unhealthy but I remain skeptical. Where is your proof? If we weren’t [...]

Which Is A Better Skin Moisturizer: Oil or Water?

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Tabitha Asks: Is there a difference between adding oil and adding moisture to the skin? This is usually a line used by those same sales people, who explain that dry skin needs a product that will add oil, but normal skin needs a product that adds *moisture*, NOT oil. A product [...]

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