Ep 209 - The #DamnGood Skin Barrier-Boosting Creams We’ll Use Forever
“Barrier Repair” is a big beauty buzzword - but what does it really mean? Today we’re bringing you a little Skin Barrier 101, along with a roundup of our #damngood skin-saving favorites.
You may know Dr. Jen Gunter from her no-B.S. New York Times columns, like My Vagina Is Terrific. Your Opinion About It Is Not”. Or, perhaps you follow her on social media, where her epic junk science take downs have earned her a reputation as Twitter’s Resident Gynecologist and GOOP’s #1 enemy. Dr. Gunter’s recently republished book, The Vagina Bible, answers common questions about tricky-yet-common vagina symptoms and conditions, while her recent TED Talk “Why Can’t We Talk about Periods?” has racked up over 1 million views in just ten days.
In today’s episode, Dr. Jen Gunter separates the myth from the medicine when it comes to vagina care 101, while delivering the real talk on vaginal rejuvenation and the effects of long-term birth control use as she enlightens us on the language around “vaginas” (because even that can be confusing!) Then, the good doctor answers listeners’ burning questions, but not before sharing her real feelings on messing with GOOP. Plus, stay tuned to the end to hear her take on the subject of the recent Toxic Beauty documentary, talc-use dangers and lawsuits.
Note: Guttmacher.org is the site Dr. Jen Gunter recommends for reliable reproductive health information.
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