What's Really In Our...?

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  • 2010
  • 1 Season
  • 7.9  (16)

This is an educational television series. It explores the world of personal care products. Each episode in this series takes a look at the myths and facts about personal care products. It dispels the myths and brings out the facts on the ingredients of these products for the viewer. Personal care products are in wide use today. Any product used on the skin can be absorbed into the body. This makes the choice for personal care products important. Some of these ingredients are not good for long term use and others are not as natural as claimed. This series educates the viewer on these types of issues.

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Moisturizer
10. Moisturizer
December 31, 2010
Petra takes a look at moisturizers and creams, from lip balm to cellulite cream, comparing high- and low-priced products, and putting the ingredients under the microscope.
Soap
9. Soap
December 31, 2010
Petra investigates the humble soap, asks why people are in a lather about sodium lauryl sulphate, and digs the dirt on antibacterial cleansers.
Shaving And Hair Removal Products
8. Shaving And Hair Removal Products
December 31, 2010
We put shavers to the test, find the real difference between razors for guys and girls, and look into the chemicals in shaving creams, aftershaves and depilatories.
Anti-Aging Products
7. Anti-Aging Products
December 31, 2010
Is it possible to turn the clock back with a simple pot of cream? Find out what the "star" ingredients actually do, and whether any live up to cosmetic company claims.
Sunscreen
6. Sunscreen
December 31, 2010
In summer we are bombarded with messages about being sun smart. But can you tell your UVA from your UVB?
Makeup
5. Makeup
December 31, 2010
Get the low down on our favorite makeup products, and find out whether there are chemical weapons hidden in our war paint.
Hair Dyes
4. Hair Dyes
December 31, 2010
More of us are dyeing our hair than ever before - but are we putting appearance before safety?
Toothpaste
3. Toothpaste
December 31, 2010
Delve into the controversy about fluoride, fins out what makes teeth turn yellow and how to stop bad breath.
Shampoo
2. Shampoo
December 31, 2010
Petra puts damaged hair under the microscope and finds out how to keep your crowning glory in top condition - and it will cost you.
Deodorants
1. Deodorants
December 31, 2010
Discover the truth about pheromones, the difference between antiperspirant and deodorant, and whether the ingredients in them increase your risk of breast cancer or Alzheimer's.
Description

This is an educational television series. It explores the world of personal care products. Each episode in this series takes a look at the myths and facts about personal care products. It dispels the myths and brings out the facts on the ingredients of these products for the viewer.

Personal care products are in wide use today. Any product used on the skin can be absorbed into the body. This makes the choice for personal care products important. Some of these ingredients are not good for long term use and others are not as natural as claimed. This series educates the viewer on these types of issues.

  • Premiere Date
    December 31, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    7.9  (16)