Sodium lauryl sulfate, denatured alcohol, fragrance—do these things and others belong in our skincare products? I chat with a Black cosmetic chemist and scientist for Olay, Tori Moore about ingredients in our skincare product. We chat hydroquinone, niacinamide, glycolic acid for black skin, sunscreen for dark skin, retinol and more!
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0:55 Disclaimer and things to know
2:06 What made Tori decide to be a cosmetic chemist
3:29 What education do you need to get into cosmetic science
3:56 What’s up with fragrance in skincare?
5:14 Alcohols in skincare: good or bad?
7:42 The tea on SLS (sodium lauryl sulfate and sodium laureth sulfate)
8:58 Silicones are bad now?
11:02 Hydorquinone and Kojic Acid (plus other alternatives for fading dark spots)
13:58 Glycolic acid and black skin
14:59 Retinol and black skin
17:16 Why is coconut oil in products if it clogs pores?
18:22 Chemical sunscreen and thermal energy
19:19 Actives in cleansers vs serums vs moisturizers
Check out my Mineral Sunscreen for Dark Skin playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0stlmgxpPg&list=PLtL9S7jYiBcNeoKFRyfQLu8ItTb-6kONM
General sunscreen for dark skin playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0stlmgxpPg&list=PLtL9S7jYiBcPemv4GB1Kf71GBUzuGLGVv
Iron Oxide and Visible Light Sunscreen video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1VieDwk4Vo
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