SotF – Brigitte West and Robb Hollis – SHAMpoo and CONditioner: The Science behind the Cosmetic Industry

Wednesday 13 August 2014, 7:50 pm - 8:50 pm
At: Banshee Labyrinth, 29-35 Niddry Street, EH1 1LG


Brigitte West

Brigitte West

Brigitte West and Robb Hollis will talk about some of the most interesting science the Beauty by the Geeks team have uncovered behind the cosmetic industry to date.

With a focus on the ingredients used in anti-ageing products, the pair will discuss the use of science in the beauty world and also chat about Beauty by the Geek’s educational work encouraging young people into science at a higher level.


Rob Hollis

Rob Hollis

Brigitte West and Robb Hollis are part of the team behind Beauty By The Geeks – a group set up to critically examine and review the scientific, or pseudo-scientific, basis to claims made by leading cosmetics manufacturers.

Besides taking apart the latest health and beauty products on the market, the pair run a number of courses based on their work, aimed at getting children and the wider public interested in science.

@BeautyByGeeks

http://www.beautybythegeeks.com

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