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Cosmetic Science: The Beauty of Chemistry

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Cosmetic Science: The Beauty of Chemistry

Speaker: Professor Rebecca Lai, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

When: 7:00pm February 24, 2016

Location: Adele Hall Learning Commons

Description: Cosmetics and skin care products have been used by many throughout recorded history. While some are hazardous to human health, many have been validated by cosmetic scientists and are still in use today. This lecture aims to debunk skin care myths and demystify new cosmetic and skin care ingredients. It will also address the science behind cosmetic and skin care ingredients used historically and state-of-the-art new ingredients that promise to transform our skin.  

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