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The Eco Well podcast

Oct 8, 2019

In this episode, I spoke with Megan Sieg (@megmadeup14), PhD student studying human exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals and their impacts on the brain. What does it mean to be an endocrine disruptor? Are our cosmetic products really ‘estrogenic’? We took a deep dive into this topic, and explored a few cases...


Oct 1, 2019

A follow up from our global climate strike, this episode featured a conversation with Dr. Shahir Masri - author of the book Beyond Debate: Answers to 50 Misconceptions about Climate Change, Co-founder of a project called On the Road for Climate Action. Shahir is also an Assistant Specialist in Air Pollution Exposure...


Sep 24, 2019

This was a myth-busting episode, featuring a conversation with Dr. Michelle Wong from Lab Muffin Beauty Science. We covered some of the misconceptions on skin absorption of products, what was reported on the latest FDA sunscreen study vs what the study actually said, misconceptions on the environmental impacts of...


Sep 17, 2019

In this episode, I featured a conversation with Belinda Carli from the Institute of Personal Care Sciences (IPCS). This episode dove into a basic cosmetic science 101. Topics covered: What are (and aren’t) preservatives and why do we need them in cosmetic products, adjusting pH and why 5.5 isn’t always the best pH...


Sep 10, 2019

Who better to kick off season 3 than Deanna Utroske, editor at Cosmetics Design. The conversation - ‘Making it as an Indie Beauty Brand, Top 5 Tips.’ If you’re thinking about launching a brand, are already running one or are just interested in learning more about the process, I think you’ll find this episode...