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The Eco Well podcast

Feb 18, 2020

This episode featured the panel discussion from our Green Beauty Night in LA that happened a couple of weeks ago. On the panel, in order of appearance in this conversation, was Laura Markley, PhD student, plastic researcher and the brains behind the popular blog Waste Free PhD, Dennis Abbeduto, cosmetic chemist and...


Feb 11, 2020

In this episode, I spoke with Nicholas Georges, Senior Director of Scientific and International Affairs for the Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA). We talked about some of the regulatory changes coming up in the USA, including on 1,4-dioxane limits as well limits on VOCs by the California Air Resource...


Feb 4, 2020

This episode featured a conversation with Dr. Agean Chan, California based dermatologist and beauty science blogger. A few weeks ago I asked my Instagram followers to send me their skincare questions. With over 100 questions sent in, we tried our best as many as we could. This episode is a little on the longer side as a...


Jan 28, 2020

This episode featured a conversation with Joanne Sherrard, co-founder of one of my favorite Canadian beauty start-ups, Aurum Skincare. Prior to starting her brand, Joanne focused her masters research on Aesthetics Philosophy, a topic that I truthfully know very little about and also one that I thought would be an...


Jan 21, 2020

In this episode I interviewed Belinda Carli from the Institute of Personal Care Sciences to go through the anatomy of a lotion - or emulsion products in general. We broke down the key ingredient types needed to make these products possible, from water to emulsifiers to preservative systems and more. Spoiler alert -...