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The Eco Well podcast

Interview with Megan Sieg about the Toxicology of Cosmetics

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 that a lot of consumers are worried about - parabens, aluminum, SLS,  triclosan and phthalates. What does science have to say about these chemicals?