This was one of the most often visited pages on the previous Joanne Loves Science site, so it’s continued here. I use beauty products and I am a curious scientist, so this information is an attempt to make the world of beauty a bit more intellectually fascinating!
(This photo is from one of the campaigns I modeled for in Tokyo. It included a commercial and magazine and subway ads. It was odd to be recognized by people as I sat on the subway! Young Japanese girls would run up to me, saying “Sign! Sign!”, indicating that I should sign an autograph. For someone who preferred to hide behind her books, it was almost surreal!)