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Clean Makeup with Vapour Beauty Co-Founder Krysia Boinis

What is the toxic exposure in makeup? In the second of three episodes on clean beauty, we chat with a pioneer in clean beauty and co-founder of Vapour Beauty, Krysia Boinis. A breast cancer survivor, Krysia discusses why she started a non-toxic deodorant company and her own line of all natural cosmetic products. In this eye-opening discussion, you’ll hear what’s actually in conventional makeup and why you might want to change what you buy.

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Clean Haircare with World Hair and Skin Founder
Brian Phillips

What chemicals are lurking in your shampoo and other haircare products? Do you have skin issues? In the third of three episodes on clean beauty, we chat with celebrity hair designer and World founder, Brian Phillips. After ten years being a hairstylist, Brian developed contact dermatitis on his hands. The culprit? Fragrance in haircare products. Brian shines a light on the over-marketing and greenwashing in the haircare industry and discusses how suffering from his skin condition led him to research and create a line of multi-purpose, non-toxic hair and skin products.

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The Health Benefits of Spices

In this 13-minute episode of Doctors+ excerpted from a livestream cooking class, Dr. Sabrina Falquier and cookbook author Dr. Linda Shiue, both physicians and culinary medicine experts, discuss the health benefits of various spices, including turmeric, coriander, garlic powder, cumin and chili pepper.

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