Mosaic of China

An English-language podcast showcasing people who are making their mark in China.一个轻松愉快的英语播客,展示了一群目前正在中国留下印记的人。


episode 29: The Beauty Biochemist (Sanford Browne, L'Oréal)

We’re almost at the end of Season 1, so I’m very happy to squeeze in an episode with a scientist before the end of the series. Sanford Browne has a background in biochemistry and, at the time of recording, was the VP of Research and Innovation at L'Oréal China. He has since been promoted to the SVP position covering all of Asia Pacific and has also moved to Tokyo, so we were lucky to catch him while we could.


From a scientific perspective, our discussion ranges from the cuticle angles of hair to the affects of urbanisation on skin. But the most fascinating parts of our chat are when Sanford links his knowledge of science to his knowledge of the Chinese consumer, and reveals how these two factors together are influencing the world of beauty research and innovation globally.


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 2020-04-07  23m