TRC #242: Cosmetics Industry + Dinosaur Myths + Kitchen Sink vs. Toilet

cosmeticsWith Elan unable to make the recording for episode 242 of The Reality Check, Pat’s wife Cristina stands in and delivers a great opening segment taking a skeptical look at the cosmetics industry. Next, Darren looks into a number of dinosaur myths. Adam closes things out by answering if your kitchen sink is dirtier than your toilet.

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SHOW NOTES

Cosmetics Industry

20 Reasons Not to Trust Cosmetic Labels: A Columbia University dermatologist reveals the truth behind the marketing jargon.

http://www.healthline.com/health-slideshow/reading-cosmetic-labels

Guidelines for Cosmetic Advertising and Labelling Claims
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/pubs/indust/cosmet/index-eng.php

“Is Creme de La Mer just a giant scam?”

http://forums.thefashionspot.com/f47/cr-me-de-la-mer-just-giant-scam-94467.html

The Cosmetic Cop
http://www.paulaschoice.com

Dinosaur Myths

New Scientist

Guardian

About.com

Kitchen Sink vs. Toilet

FYI, Your Kitchen Is Probably Dirtier Than A Toilet Seat

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/food-wine/kitchen-dirtier-than-toilet-seat_b_1610405.html

MythBuster episode 135 – Hidden Nasties

http://mythbustersresults.com/hidden-nasties

 

 

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