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Speckled Podcast: Snake Venom with Ed Myers of AMNH and Simply Venom

Podcast, Skincare

Welcome back to Speckled! This week we’re exploring the exciting world of snake venom. To help us learn a little more about this mysterious ingredient and the logistics of venom, we first chat with Ed Myers, a postdoc in the Department of Herpetology at the American Museum of Natural History. We then discuss snake venom in beauty with Simply Venom co-founders Dr. Monica Lilore and Dr. Milija Milic. Is this ingredient as dangerous as it sounds, or is it an anti-aging powerhouse changing the future of beauty? Listen to find out!

For more information about Simply Venom, check them out on social media @simplyvenom and at simplyvenom.com

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You can also check out Speckled on Facebook and Instagram @speckledblog

Produced by Jorge Estrada
Art Illustrated by Leyan Xu

Speckled Podcast: Superfoods & Graydon Moffat of Graydon Skincare

Podcast, Skincare

On this episode of Speckled, we’re chatting Superfoods. With the rise of athleisure, fitness blogs and health foods, superfoods are trending in and out of the beauty industry. But what are superfoods, and what makes them inherently super? We dive head first into the world of plant-based skincare with Graydon Moffat, the founder of Canadian beauty brand Graydon Skincare. Graydon shares her expertise on superfoods and the secrets behind her successful “Superfood Mask + Scrub.”

For more information about Graydon Skincare, check them out on social media @graydonskincare and at graydonskincare.com

Subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunesSoundcloud, & Stitcher.

You can also check out Speckled on Facebook and Instagram @speckledblog

Produced by Jorge Estrada
Art Illustrated by Leyan Xu

Speckled Podcast: Activated Charcoal & Dr. Linda Miles of DERMA E

Podcast, Skincare

On this episode, we dive into the world of activated charcoal, a very trendy skincare ingredient used to detoxify the skin and rid it of everyday pollution, sweat and toxins. Unlike other ingredients, the story of activated charcoal can be traced back thousands of years, but recent advancements in science and technology have made skincare products with activated charcoal powerful and effective. We chat with Dr. Linda Miles, Co-Founder and Chief Formulator of DERMA E to get a better understanding of charcoal and the science behind the ingredient.

For more information about DERMA E, you can visit http://dermae.com.

 

Subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunesSoundcloud, & Stitcher.

You can also check out Speckled on Facebook and Instagram @speckledblog

Produced by Jorge Estrada
Art Illustrated by Leyan Xu