Ep. 215: How to Shop for Skincare Like a Scientist

Lab Muffin creator and science educator Michelle Wong, PhD, takes a closer look at the clean-beauty movement, discusses the racist and colorist history of skin-lightening products, teaches you to evaluate user reviews for authenticity, and explains how to avoid confirmation bias so you can be a better beauty consumer. Before the interview, Jess & Jenn share makeup-removal tips and discuss the week’s beauty news: a possible end to animal-testing requirements on cosmetics imported to China; beauty trucks and salons on wheels; Alpyn Beauty’s “plastic-neutral” pledge; and Floratropia, an eco-friendly fragrance brand. -- Want more Fat Mascara? Episode Recaps & Notes: fatmascara.com/blog; Our Private Facebook Group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand; Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit; Twitter: @fatmascara; Email: info@fatmascara.com; To Leave a Voicemail & Be Featured on a Future Episode: 646-481-8182.


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