ROUNTABLE: What can cosmetics really do? (this question is more complicated than you'd think :)
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This episode featured regulatory toxicologist Stephen Kirk, cosmetic chemist Dr Anke Ginzburg, and Dr Theresa Callaghan, the woman who literally wrote the book on claims for the cosmetics industry, in a roundtable discussion to answer the question ‘what can cosmetic products really do?’ From safety to efficacy, what’s on the label to what’s not. Enjoy! Interested in supporting what we do? Consider supporting us on Patreon! Find us at
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