Heads up: I will be giving a short series of two talks at the Toronto Public Library this month!

Worried about what’s in your skin care and cosmetic products? Come to my talk next Friday at the Northern District branch! I will be explaining the science behind cosmetic ingredients that have been labelled as “dirty”, and talking about environmental toxins and pollutants that you need to be concerned about.

“The Real Dirt on Beauty Products”
Date: Friday, October 18, 2019
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Toronto Public Library, Northern District
40 Orchard View Blvd, Toronto, M4R 1B9
(416) 393-7610
Please register by calling the branch, as space in the meeting room is limited.

After that, I will be at the Deer Park branch, talking about how to identify effective skin care products for specific skin concerns, and skin care best practices. I will be focusing on skin care products for mature, dry and sensitive skin types, so if you have ever wondered about “anti-ageing” remedies, this talk is the one for you!

“Finding Skincare Products that Work”
Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Toronto Public Library, Deer Park
40 St. Clair Ave. W, Toronto, M4T 1M9
(416) 393-7657

This is definitely one of my most popular talks (if not the most popular!) and always fills up, so please do call the branch in advance to register.


On a personal note, this past year has been incredibly busy with my regular “day job” and my kids’ extracurricular activities, which has left me no time to keep updating this website. If you want to keep up with my science communication work, please do follow me on Twitter, Instagram or my Ingredients List page on Facebook. If you are in the Toronto area, and you are interested in having me talk at your local branch of the Toronto Public Library, ask your librarian to get in touch with me!!