Join cosmetic chemist and hair color expert Valerie George as we explore the 10 most common ingredients found in salon professional products. You'll not only learn what these ingredients do, but there will be a Q&A session where you can ask any burning questions you have about ingredients, products, hair color and more!
Co-Host Beauty Brains Podcast and Vice President of Research & Development, John Paul Mitchell Systems
Valerie George is a cosmetic chemist, science communicator, educator, leader and avid proponent of transparency in the beauty industry. She works on the latest research in hair color and hair care as Vice President of Research & Development at John Paul Mitchell Systems, a leading salon professional brand based in Los Angeles, CA.

She is a two-time past chair of the California Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, past chair of the Committee on Scientific Affairs for the National Society of Cosmetic Chemists, and is a recipient of the lifetime Chapter Merit Award for her services to the Society.

Valerie is the co-host of The Beauty Brains podcast and can be found on Instagram at @cosmetic_chemist.