The Cosmetics Cop

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Dedicated to helping you find solutions to your beauty concerns, we'll cut through the hype so you can better understand what works (and what doesn't). Led by best-selling author and beauty expert Paula Begoun, The Paula’s Choice Research Team provides detailed, scientifically validated cosmetic critiques you won't find anywhere else! For more information, visit

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Never one to mince words or not tell it like it is, this show is your chance to ask the original Cosmetics Cop anything at all about skin care, makeup, hair care, procedures, the cosmetics industry, working with chemists, controversial... more

She's back! Seattle area hairstylist and color pro Ashley Mecham returns to the show to share expert tips on how to create gorgeous beachy waves, tousled texture, braids, and easy-breezy summer hair. We'll also share key tips to... more

Paula and Nathan join forces to bring a professional perspective on makeup for the aging face. Whether you're just seeing first signs of aging or are contemplating a surgical procedure to take 10 years off your face, this show will give you... more

No question, sunscreen is the #1 product all of us need to protect our skin—but what do you need to know before you buy and apply it? Paula and Bryan have the surprising facts about what you need to do to get you... more

In this must-hear show, Paula dishes the dirt with famed cosmetic chemist Ni'Kita Wilson. Ms. Wilson has formulated over 2,000 products, and she's well versed in what works, what doesn't, and what is absolutely necessary to get the best... more

If you're trying to figure out what to use in order to get the best results for your skin type, this is the show for you! Paula and Bryan discuss each skin type, the differences between them, and which products each skin type needs to get the... more

Few things make Paula and Nathan happier than busting the latest cosmetic-related myth, and this show has them dishing on their all-time favorites and explaining (based on published research) why they're simply not true.... more

Join Paula and Nathan as they chat with hair-care educator and expert stylist James Todd about the common reasons women don't get the styling results they want. Whether your hair is thin, thick, curly, straight, frizzy, or chemically treated,... more

Whether you know it or not, most of us commit at least one ?skin care sin? each day. Over time, these mistakes and lapses in judgment can hurt our skin more than we ever imagined. It all stops here, as Paula and Bryan run down the list... more