Chemist Confessions
#31: 2021 Year End Episode! AHA Review & Winter Kits

#31: 2021 Year End Episode! AHA Review & Winter Kits

December 24, 2021

We made it through 2021! In this episode, Gloria & Victoria celebrate the year-end with old fashioned in hand. This episode was all about an update to the chemists' favorite chemical exfoliants and how to shop for them, celebrating fellow entrepreneur friends, re-living some favorite 2021 moments, and ... termite love life?!

#30: Eye Creams & Our New DOUBLE PLAY

#30: Eye Creams & Our New DOUBLE PLAY

December 3, 2021

You probably have a few questions about eye creams. Well so do we! The chemists, Gloria & Victoria, discuss eye creams, if they're actually helpful, and if there's any data behind eye cream ingredients! We also had a mini celebration for a new launch that's been 2 years in the making -- Double Play! Cheers guys!

#29: Moisturizers & Dry Skin

#29: Moisturizers & Dry Skin

October 29, 2021

Colder weather means all our focus turns to wrangling in dry skin. In this episode, Gloria & Victoria, discuss why keeping skin moisturized should be the first thing to figure out before tackling the other skin concerns and how to build your moisturizer strategy. See ya dry patches!

#28:  Time to tackle that hyperpigmentation

#28: Time to tackle that hyperpigmentation

October 1, 2021

It's hard to believe that cooler weather is already upon us! Fall is a fantastic time to ramp up your actives game and tackle that pesky hyperpigmentation

#27 Part 2:  Acne & Their Scars

#27 Part 2: Acne & Their Scars

September 8, 2021

It's time for an Acne Update! This time the skincare chemists, Gloria & Victoria, are focusing on products for all things acne and acne scarring. In part 2, they take a closer look at acne scars - how they develop, how to prevent them, and what are some effective treatments.

#27 Part 1:  Acne & Their Scars

#27 Part 1: Acne & Their Scars

August 26, 2021

It's time for an Acne Update! This time the skincare chemists, Gloria & Victoria, are focusing on products for all things acne and acne scarring. In part 1, they discuss their breakdown of top non-prescription ingredients & secondary support ingredients, plus go through some cult favorite formats such as toners, cleansers, masks, etc.

#26: Did someone say sebum? All about oily skin

#26: Did someone say sebum? All about oily skin

August 9, 2021

Do you worry about the dreaded midday shine? This episode is for you!

In this episode dedicated to oily skin, chemists Victoria & Gloria talk about the biology of oily skin, why it's not all bad news, and some products and ingredients that target those overly productive sebaceous glands.

#25: Sunscreens Pt. 2

#25: Sunscreens Pt. 2

July 20, 2021

It's finally here! In this episode, skincare chemists Gloria and Victoria, touch on all the rest that comes with sunscreens. They talk about the four areas of controversy: sunscreens in your bloodstream, the impact on coral reef, questionable SPF values, and the latest benzene drama. Hopefully, this gives you an insider's perspective on all the questions and concerns on sunscreens and where we are in all the research. At the end of the day, let's keep on sunscreening!

#24: Cl-Cl-Cl-Cleansers

#24: Cl-Cl-Cl-Cleansers

July 6, 2021

In this episode, skincare chemists Gloria and Victoria finally get around to answering everyone's cleanser questions. They talk about the difficulties of testing cleanser efficacy, active ingredients in cleansers, AHA BHA cleansers, and... the California condor? Thanks to everyone who asked us cleanser questions on Instagram!

#23: The Other Antioxidants Over Wine

#23: The Other Antioxidants Over Wine

June 17, 2021

In this episode, skincare chemists, Gloria and Victoria, have their annual rant about the antioxidant skincare category over some fancy glasses of wine. They talk about the difficulties of actually proving an ingredient to be a true antioxidant and the world of non-vitamin C antioxidants. It's the good, the bad, the unknown, and the Adelie Penguin!

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