Science Behind Beauty Project

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How crackle nail varnishes work

One of the fashion crazes that took over the cosmetics market last year was crackle nail polish. In all colours and from various different brand, this cool new nail look took has become an overnight hit! But how it work? Here’s a how to on the best way to apply and a simple explanation on … Continue reading


This week, The Science Behind Beauty Project is getting ready for the summer! Well if it ever turns up! Even though it’s raining, I’m sure some of us have some great holidays planned and will definitely want to know more about sunscreen (especially as our skins will not have gotten used to the sun AT … Continue reading


In continuation of this series, Lauren has enrolled the services of our good friend Alkisti, studying for a PhD in Biochemistry at Cambridge University. She has focused on the pentapeptide claims in certain face creams. It’s a damn good read! Check it out on Lauren Loves!

Hyaluronic acid

This first article of “The Science Behind Beauty Project” was written with my friend Lauren and featured on her blog Lauren Loves… The focus was on Hyaluronic Acid. Lots of skin creams nowadays such as L’Oreal Dema Genesis and L’Oreal True Match foundation say they contain hyaluronic acid and that this suppose to be proven to … Continue reading

Where Science meets Fashion

You’re probably thinking: Where the hell does science meet fashion? Well where there’s a will, there’s a way! My friend Lauren runs a brilliant fashion blog called Lauren Loves… Together with her, we decided it would be really interesting to investigate some of the science behind cosmetics, skin care, hair colouring and give people a … Continue reading

About me

Natacha is a research scientist and a lover of all things science! She love finding out interesting facts about all aspects of life, whether it’s how genetic engineering works or what the difference between crimped and straight hair is. There’s a bit of science behind every mystery and the Science Informant will help find the clues for everyone to enjoy and understand the amazing world of science!

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