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September 11, 2019
It’s just us this episode, but we’ve got lots to discuss: some personal news, the appropriate age to start wearing makeup, our favorite beauty looks from New York Fashion Week, and more. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 3, 2019
Makeup Kristofer Buckle is one of our favorite (and most hilarious) interviews, so we thought it was worth giving it another spin! Buckle gets real about his humble beginnings to touring the world with star clients like Mariah Carey. Expect unfiltered makeup advice—Buckle isn't afraid to be blunt (and that's why we love him). We'll be back next week with a fresh episode! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
August 27, 2019
Cosmetic chemist and founder of BeautyStat Ron Robinson answers your biggest questions about all things ingredients, from clean beauty to essential oils and where to find unbiased product info online. This is a must-listen for anyone who is serious about skincare! Before that: We discuss our SPF pet peeve and the pros and cons of dermaplaning.  Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
August 20, 2019
Chemist Balanda Atis, the head of L'Oréal's Multicultural Beauty Lab and Face Lab, talks about how she develops foundation formulas, expan shade ranges, the myth of makeup "oxidation," and the secret to a great mascara. Plus, we salute Intern Tiff on her last show and discuss Disney beauty collabs for grownups. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
August 13, 2019
The president of the Skin Cancer Foundation, dermatologist Dr. Deborah Sarnoff, is here to bust some myths about sun protection, share her SPF knowledge, and explain exactly when, why, and how to get a skin check. Plus, pale blotches on your skin (and what to do about them), flexible foundation formulas, and the reason Jenn should not be allowed to cut her own hair. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
August 6, 2019
Dr. Shari Auth, co-founder of WTHN, helps demystify the world of Chinese medicine, from acupuncture to herbs. She also shares her tips for getting more zen, even if you can't make it to her buzzy NYC studio. (PS: Her voice may be the most soothing we've ever had on this podcast. Prepare to bliss out.) Before that, we discuss a cool new body treatment, the (surprising) results of the Harper's Bazaar Real Beauty survey, and what to do about bug bites. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
July 30, 2019
Celebrity makeup artist Nam Vo (who works with Chrissy Teigen, Aimee Song, and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley) talks about her job at a strip club, how to get #dewydumpling skin, THOT makeup, glow porn, and so much more. Plus, beauty travel tips and Jenn's cure for bumps on your butt. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
July 23, 2019
Olive & June CEO and founder Sarah Gibson Tuttle shares tricks for DIY-ing your mani, explains how to find an ethical nail salon, and offers invaluable advice to budding entrepreneurs. Before that: thoughts on Lady Gaga’s new makeup line and the beauty world's butt wars (really). Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
July 16, 2019
Dr. Francesca Fusco teaches you how to "search and destroy" all your skin issues (redness, rosacea, angiomas, seborrheic dermatitis) and shares her favorite skin rejuvenators, like PDO thread lifts and the product one of her patients calls "Jesus in a bottle." Before that, we discuss solutions for dry toenails, the disappearance of the world's frankincense, and California's law banning discrimination based on one's hairstyle. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
July 9, 2019
Chaz Dean, founder of Wen Hair Care, talks about his journey from hair assistant to one of the most successful—and recognizable—names in beauty. Chaz discusses his game-changing hair philosophy, life as a public figure, as well as the most difficult period in his career. Before that: We review a new custom face cream, unpack the EU's "clean beauty" crackdown, and discuss the strange politics surrounding body makeup. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
July 2, 2019
Dermatologist Dr. Macrene Alexiades dives deep on antioxidants, barrier protection, and active ingredients—topics that are talked about a lot in beauty but rarely explained. (Warning: You may expect more from your skincare after this episode!) Before that, we discuss the best anti-chafing products for the summer and why we never want to be photographed next to Emily Ratajkowski. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
June 25, 2019
Braider and hair stylist Kamilah, aka @mshairandhumor, pops by to talk all things braids, from techniques and maintenance to who can wear them (and who can't). Before that: We talk about skincare for menopause as well as our favorite perfumes for summer. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
June 18, 2019
Drunk Elephant founder Tiffany Masterson stays true to her promise of full transparency, discussing the ingredients that her skincare brand avoids and why (the answers will surprise you!), what "clean" means, how she manages social media controversies, and the rumored sale of her company. Plus, Jenn's hair and makeup for her wedding; incels getting plastic surgery to look like "Chads"; and sensory-inclusive hair salons. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
June 11, 2019
Elizabeth Hurley, Global Ambassador for The Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Campaign, pops by to talk about beauty, philanthropy, swimwear, even farming. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
June 4, 2019
Makeup Gucci Westman opens up about meditation, makeup school, creating a perfect complexion, and of course, her line, Westman Atelier. Before that: We try and define "clean beauty" and Jenn tests out the new lash perms. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 28, 2019
Uma Oils founder Shrankhla Holecek explains the simple ways we can all make Ayurveda a part of our lives, from dry brushing to tongue scraping. Before that, we discuss Big Body Shop news; contemplate the scent of a relationship; and debate skincare fridges.  Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 21, 2019
Plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Jacono talks about new facelift techniques, preventative Botox, the perils of too much injectable filler, and how he can tell which celebrities have had "work" done. Plus: The James Charles controversy; why facialist brands are the new doctor brands; and how to improve your vagal tone (so you can chill out). Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 14, 2019
Dr. Emily Splichal talks all about feet, from the pretty (pedicures, polish, moisturizing) to the ugly (fungus, bunions, corns), and shares lots of helpful tips. Plus: We weigh in on Glossier's latest drop (a combo eye-and-lip cream) and discuss a new FDA study detailing how common sunscreen ingredients, including oxybenzone, are absorbed into the bloodstream.  Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 7, 2019
Rachel Felder, author of the new book Red Lipstick: Ode to a Beauty Icon, shares the fascinating history of the world's most talked-about lip color, from the ingredient Egyptians used to redden their mouths and the Lipstick Wars of the 20th century to the secret story behind MAC's Russian Red. Before that: We discuss Glamsquad and other on-demand beauty services; hair-saving shower filters; and Dollar General's new makeup collection. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
April 30, 2019
Hairdresser Garren, the co-founder of R+Co who has styled everyone from Audrey Hepburn to Oprah, explains how he got his start, offers up tips for bringing the glamour, and tells us what *not* to do with a curling iron. We also recap our listener party with Davines, share must-know info about the cult-favorite exfoliating solution Biologique Recherche P50 Lotion, and give you some tips for dealing with over-exfoliated and compromised skin. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
April 23, 2019
Master Perfumer Steve Nicoll discusses a rarely seen side of the fragrance industry: scenting household products. The International Flavors & Fragrances expert explains how he creates popular home products, which aromas connote cleanliness, and why people like the smell of hot metal. Before that: Jess reports on her favorite beauty moments from Japan, and we answer the question, "What's healthier: air-drying or blowdrying?" Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
April 16, 2019
Patrick Ta went from bankruptcy at age 21 to having his own line at Sephora seven years later. Now, the makeup artist shares the lessons he’s learned along the way, including how to highlight like a Hadid, which bronzer makes best eye shadow, and why a fan should be in your beauty kit. Plus, sunscreen for women of color and Jenn gets a lesson in Gen Z beauty trends from intern Tiff. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
April 9, 2019
Dr. Doris Day talks about why hair loss happens and what you can do about it. Stress management, serums, supplements, OTC and Rx drugs, lasers, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatments, surgery, and the best wigs—she discusses it all! Plus: Dove's play to change the way women are represented in media and advertising and eye creams for sensitive eyes. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
April 2, 2019
Iconic hair stylist Sally Hershberger kicks back in the studio to talk about the Birth of the Shag, the state of the salon business, working with Annie Leibovitz and Herb Ritts, and hanging with Cher, Joan Jett, Meg Ryan, and, well, everyone (!). Before that: The new "Glass Makeup" trend; "mewing" to sculpt your jawline; and Wands for Wildlife. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 26, 2019
Dermatologist Robert Anolik, MD, is here to talk about Fraxel, IPL, LED, photorejuvenation, and all the laser things. We discuss how they work, the critical questions to ask before treatment, the products that complement treatment, and lots more. Before that: The college scandal rocks the beauty world, and Amazon launches its own private label skincare line. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 19, 2019
In honor of National Fragrance Day (March 21), Kilian Hennessy, founder of By Kilian perfumes, is here to talk about the history and semantics of fragrance, the challenges of making perfumed lingerie, and why tuberose is better than Cheetos. Before that, we discuss dermarollers and dermastamps, beauty brands that crowd-source their product development, and a skincare line for men of color. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 12, 2019
British beauty podcaster Emma Gunavardhana shares how she found her storytelling groove, why discussing beauty is a conduit to talking about mental health, and the beauty products and trends she’s into—and those she’s so over. Plus, more on Glossier Play; Virgin Airlines updates its makeup requirements; and the “Italian manicure.” Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 5, 2019
Cindy Barshop, founder of V Spot, is here to break taboos about all things below the belt, from vaginal rejuvenation to a shot for better orgasms to—buckle up—anal bleaching. Barshop also spills on what it was really like being a Real Housewife of New York. Before that: Salon owners' current headache; skincare's sexy new texture; and Glossier's big new Play. Also, we're announcing an exciting giveaway from our friends at Ouai! Listen in (and check out our website) for details. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 26, 2019
Makeup artist Stephanie Flor, founder of Around The World Beauty, shares life lessons and beauty discoveries from Peru, Ecuador, India, Japan, Morocco, and other spots. Plus, she spills backstage secrets from New York Fashion Week. Before that, we discuss the new "lo-fi facial" (get into it!) and the FDA’s latest proposed sunscreen guidelines (and the Environmental Working Group’s surprising response to them). Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 15, 2019
In this special episode, Jenn and Jess pay homage to the beauty products they've loved throughout their lives. Plus, is New York Fashion Week still relevant to the beauty world? And Jenn considers DIY-ing her bridal look—but needs your help finding a wedding dress. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 8, 2019
Beauty influencer Arshia Moorjani pulls back the curtain on what it's like to be a full-time content creator, how she is trying to elevate the space, and the beauty dupe she swears by. Before that: We talk about semi-permanent makeup; derm-designed haircare; and how your next shower can help change someone's world. Really. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 1, 2019
C.O. Bigelow president and pharmacist Ian Ginsberg answers questions about parabens, sulfates, probiotics, drug tests—and what it's like to run one of New York City's last independent apothecaries. Plus, we discuss Olaplex, French Girl "nothingness," and Jenn's sassy AF grandma. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 25, 2019
Giuliana Rancic, E! host, entrepreneur, and founder of Fountain of Truth skincare, is on the other side of the mic this week. She opens up about fertility struggles, beating breast cancer, being her own glam squad, and how red carpet coverage has changed. FYI, guys: It's a mini episode—we'll be back with lots of beauty news next week! Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 18, 2019
Allure editor in chief Michelle Lee is here to talk about her career, her favorite products, how to deal with negativity, and why she banned the term “anti-aging” in her magazine. Before that, we ponder Kendall Jenner’s Proactiv endorsement, Jess shares tips for dealing with fly-away hairs, and we discuss some controversial news about sunscreen and vitamin D. Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 11, 2019
Dark circles, under-eye bags, milia, crow’s feet...dermatologist Shereene Idriss, MD, has got the fix for all your eye-area issues. Plus, she shares her favorite products, including the $2.99 “eye cream” you probably already own. Before that, we talk about new year’s resolutions, beauty buys from the Consumer Electronic Show, and the sad state of cosmetology licensing in some U.S. states. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  witter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 28, 2018
We're wrapping up 2018 with a special episode highlighting the best and worst the beauty industry had to offer this year. From our favorite brands, launches, and looks - to the products, news, and trends we'd rather forget about - consider this the ultimate beauty recap. Happy New Year! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 21, 2018
Hannah Bronfman, the DJ, fitness influencer, and beauty entrepreneur is here to help us recalibrate for the new year. She opens up her beauty black book, reveals what's on her top shelf, and predicts that persimmons will be the It fruit of 2019. Before that: a tribute to Oribe Canales, our favorite holiday candles, and how to treat broken blood vessels on your face. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 18, 2018
What is CBD? Derek Chase, president of Flora + Bast, is here to help explain why cannabidiol (CBD) is so big in beauty and how it can benefit your skin and mood. He also drops knowledge on the difference between hemp and marijuana, other cannabinoids (like THC), the ketogenic diet, adaptogens, and how to get surfer-boy hair. Before that: We critique the new "universally flattering" makeup shades; Jenn introduces a wild new study about goosebumps; and Jess reveals her Top 5 Cream Shadows of All Time. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 7, 2018
Chanel global creative makeup and color director Lucia Pica takes us behind the scenes of the fashion house's Métiers d’Art show, explains exactly how to get Penélope Cruz's latest eye makeup look, shares an acting trick Kristen Stewart taught her, and tells us why Charlotte Tilbury was the best boss. Before that, we detail our run-in with Julia Roberts and discuss the connection between aging and facial asymmetry. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 30, 2018
Dermatological surgeon Dr. Dendy Engelman is here to demystify topical anti-agers and explain how retinoids, peptides, antioxidants, and acids work. Plus, she offers real talk on which ingredients are truly, scientifically harmful and which are simply vilified by the interwebs. Before that, we discuss the Escape The Corset movement against South Korea’s rigid beauty standards and the new line Nécessaire and its high-end sex gel. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 23, 2018
David Yi, founder of @verygoodlight, talks about changing heteronormative grooming standards, going through hard times, and finding YOUR good light (and some good products!). We also tell you where to donate gently used beauty products and discuss wearable tech that helps your skin. Plus, a very important question: Do we all need flushable tushie wipes? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 16, 2018
Mario Dedivanovic, Kim Kardashian's favorite makeup artist and founder of The Masterclass, shares his surprising start in the biz, offers amazing advice to aspiring makeup artists, and sneaks in some seriously good beauty tips, too. Plus, help for hair breakage and Jess gets personal about why she loves beauty so much. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 9, 2018
Charlotte Cho, an aesthetician and the founder of Soko Glam, plays co-host this week. She and Jenn discuss the origins of K-beauty, double-cleansing, skip care, humidifiers, why houseplants help your skin, ASMR, and sooo much else. Plus: @esteelaundry is the beauty version of @diet_prada, but who’s behind the account? Want more Fat Mascara?  Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand  Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jenn_edit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com Website: fatmascara.com Discounts from the pod: Follain.com/mascara enter promo code mascara for free shipping and the clean essentials kit for $22; takecareof.com and enter code mascara for 25% off your first month; awayluggage.com/mascara and enter promo code mascara for $20 off a suitcase; Freshbasket.com enter code mascara for $20 off your first three orders   For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 2, 2018
Alessandra Steinherr was the Beauty Director of Glamour UK for over a decade, became a beauty influencer in her own right, and just launched her own range of affordable(!) skincare: Now she's in the studio to chat about her time on all sides of the biz. Before that: We ponder the idea of age limits on beauty trends. Plus, makeup artist Fiona Stiles has some clever tips for women with heavier eyelids. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 19, 2018
Hairstylist Jawara is one of the most in-demand stylists in fashion today thanks to his creativity, speed, and expertise with ALL hair types. We discuss why the latter is still (!) a rarity in fashion, and how the industry can fix the problem. Plus, Jawara discusses #assistantlife, working with frequent collaborator Solange, the secret sauce in his bag, and his recipe for the sexiest cologne on earth. Before that: the business of being a beauty influencer, the Deciem kerfuffle, and beauty companies faking customer reviews. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand  Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jenn_edit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com Website: fatmascara.com Discounts from the pod: Follain.com/mascara enter promo code mascara for free shipping and the clean essentials kit for $22; takecareof.com and enter code mascara for 25% off your first month; awayluggage.com/mascara and enter promo code mascara for $20 off a suitcase; Freshbasket.com enter code mascara for $20 off your first three orders   For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 12, 2018
Luke Henderson is back in the studio for a cozy beauty chat with Jess (Jenn is away this week), and all bets are off: We're talking celeb trends that just ain't working, $3 skincare secrets, product hoarding, Domino's pizza, the best spa in New York, Kate Middleton's beauty evolution, and lots of other dishy bits. Want more Fat Mascara?  Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand  Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jenn_edit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com Website: fatmascara.com Discounts from the pod: Follain.com/mascara enter promo code mascara for free shipping and the clean essentials kit for $22; takecareof.com and enter code mascara for 25% off your first month; awayluggage.com/mascara and enter promo code mascara for $20 off a suitcase; Freshbasket.com enter code mascara for $20 off your first three orders   For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 5, 2018
John Demsey, Executive Group President of The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc., is one of the biggest decision makers in the beauty world (he oversees brands like MAC, Tom Ford, Too Faced, and GlamGlow), but he wasn't too busy to stop by our studio for a chat. Demsey talks about his early days on the Bloomingdale's fragrance floor, shares his number-one rule for entrepreneurs, passes on free advice from Leonard Lauder, and gushes about his nine (!) pets. Before that: Jess discusses fragrance shopping in Amsterdam, we decide if facial rollers are worth the hype, and we solve a small (but annoying) acne issue. Want more Fat Mascara?  Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand  Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jenn_edit  Twitter: @fatmascara  Email: info@fatmascara.com Website: fatmascara.com Discounts from the pod: Follain.com/mascara enter promo code mascara for free shipping and the clean essentials kit for $22; takecareof.com and enter code mascara for 25% off your first month; awayluggage.com/mascara and enter promo code mascara for $20 off a suitcase; Freshbasket.com enter code mascara for $20 off your first three orders   For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 28, 2018
People magazine style and beauty director Andrea Lavinthal fills in for Jess, who is traveling for work. Andrea shares Hollywood gossip and her favorite beauty products, then she and Jenn discuss two important topics: frizzy hair and the perils that beauty brands face when they hire celebrity (and influencer) spokespeople.   For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 21, 2018
Lo Bosworth, founder and CEO of Love Wellness and former pseudo-reality star (Laguna Beach, The Hills), talks about her passion: feminine health! We discuss washes, wipes, and the vaginal suppository Lo says changed her LIFE. Before that: Is the Instagram look officially over? Also, Jess visits the coolest fragrance exhibit, and we continue the ongoing conversation about essential oils. (Who knew they were so controversial?) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 14, 2018
Olivia Wilde—actress, director, and brand activist for True Botanicals—is here to talk about eighth grade insecurities, her daughter's fascination with mascara, and her clean-beauty journey. Before that, we chat about New York Fashion Week (including Jess's celebrity run-ins!), fluoride-free toothpastes, and compression therapy. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 7, 2018
Paula Begoun—founder of Paula's Choice, author of Don't Go To the Cosmetics Counter Without Me, and basically the beauty industry's watchdog—is in the Fat Mascara studio to bust some beauty myths, explain what skincare ingredients can (and can't) do, and tell us how she really feels about sheet masks. This is an interview-only episode, but we promise it's a good one. Enjoy! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
August 31, 2018
Jan Arnold, co-founder and style director of CND, chats with us about all things manis, from sneaky salon practices to avoid to the best way to do gels. Before that: We’re having a party at the St. Ives Mixing Bar in NYC! Listen up for details on how you can come hang. Also, we report from last week’s New York Indie Beauty Expo, Intern Chloe gets on the mic before she leaves for her first real job, and - yes, more free stuff - Tatcha is a offering a mega giveaway for one lucky Fat Mascara listener!  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
August 24, 2018
Jackie Johnson, host of Natch Beaut (and crazy-funny actress/comedian), pops by to talk about growing up on the Texas pageant circuit, the most shocking things she's learned about the beauty industry, which brands get her loyalty, and which "can keep walkin'!" Before that: An exciting giveaway from our friends at Beauty Pie; how to wake up with healthy hair; new strategies for recycling your beauty bottles; and natural-looking makeup tips for ages 60 and beyond. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
August 17, 2018
Luke Henderson, celebrity makeup artist and hairstylist, gets real about working with reality stars (he tends to the most major Real Housewives and Ladies of London), shares his top makeup recommendations, and reveals what on-demand beauty apps are doing to the economics of the industry. Before that: Big news for the Fat Mascara Fam (Jenn’s engaged!) and taking the perfect ring selfie is harder than it looks; California moves to ban animal testing; and—serious question—are waves the new blowout? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
August 10, 2018
Aerin Lauder, founder of beauty and lifestyle brand Aerin, shares the sweetest stories about her grandmother (Mrs. Estée Lauder!) and talks about her company, her signature style, and her friends Ralph Lauren, Tom Ford, and Michael Kors (NBD). Before that, we discuss CosmoProf, influencers throwing shade, collagen supplements, and beauty brands that manufacture scarcity with hyped-up waiting lists. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
July 27, 2018
Linda Wells, chief creative officer at Revlon and founding editor of Allure, explains why the world needs another beauty brand (Flesh), shares what she really thinks about magazines, and opens up about her infamous banned-word list. Oh, and she tells us what products she actually pays for. Before that: New segment alert!: Jess Shops Like a Normal Person. Also, what to do if you get a sunburn. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
July 20, 2018
Mega-beauty influencer Jaclyn Hill opens up about that wedge between the influencer and editorial worlds, squashes rumors about her self-made story, and explains why she's more private than ever these days. (Also, she gives major selfie tips.) Before that, we recap our first-ever Fat Mascara listener party; ponder Forbes' Kylie Jenner cover feature; and spotlight a questionable new men's hair trend. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
July 13, 2018
Moon Juice founder Amanda Chantal Bacon gives us the scoop on her new adaptogenic skincare line, why lowering our cortisol is the key to good skin (and great sex), and what it's like to be the (unintentional) face of the modern wellness movement. Also: Jess fills us in on her wellness odyssey, and Jenn finds a new (ultra-gentle) alternative to retinol. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
July 6, 2018
Erin Parsons, Global Makeup Artist for Maybelline New York, talks to us about how she went from the Air Force to the makeup counter to working with Gigi Hadid in the big leagues. Before that, we chat about a boundary-pushing new beauty brand, Billie; why face wash doesn't get enough play; and our summer air-drying strategies. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
June 29, 2018
Herbalist Barbara Close, founder of Naturopathica, shares her holistic approach to skincare without getting judgy about synthetics—and tells us how to prevent bloating after eating beans and greens. Also in this episode: an invitation to our Nexxus party; Jenn's eyelash perm; deep thoughts on button-pushing beauty (and Flesh, Linda Wells's new line at Ulta); and Hwahae, a Korean app that deciphers ingredient labels. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
June 22, 2018
Tina Bornstein of Tony & Tina enlightens us on the power of color and helps us tap into our own intuitive powers. In addition to being a beauty guru, she's also an energetic healer. Before that: We talk about our upcoming summer listener party (listen for deets!) and the new maximalist v. minimalist makeup debate. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
June 15, 2018
Hair guru Adir Abergel explains how to wear hair accessories (and not look ridiculous), reveals the cut of the moment, and inspires us to wear more jewelry. Before that: We chat about Sephora's big new beauty event, Crayola's cool Asos collab, and our cool new crimping hack. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
June 8, 2018
Rita Hazan, celebrity colorist, tells us what's killing your dye job, how to preserve it, and which shade of blonde just has to go. Before that: We chat about Jenn's #1 beauty crush; reveal our favorite beauty beach reads; and map out the ultimate travel beauty routine. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
June 4, 2018
Ukonwa Ojo, CoverGirl's SVP of marketing, explains why the company dropped its "Easy, Breezy, Beautiful" tagline, stresses the importance of inclusivity in the beauty world, and predicts where the industry is going next. Before that: how women with food allergies should shop for beauty, the Fenty effect in makeup, and reef-safe sunscreens. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 26, 2018
Meghan Markle got married! We chat about her wedding look (she and Jess had the same makeup artist, Daniel Martin!). Plus, we discuss the Cosmetic Executive Women Beauty Awards, do a Deep Dive on the skincare ingredient squalane, give you fixes for blisters, and review Glossier’s new mascara. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 18, 2018
Smile! Cosmetic dentist Dr. Marc Lowenberg talks about bad breath, which oral care products are B.S., and what you can really do to get a more beautiful smile. Before that, we've got tips for preventing eyeshadow fallout and our take on some fancy new facials. Plus, Jenn talks about bladder matters, including how she deals with interstitial cystitis and recurrent UTIs. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 11, 2018
Rachel Goodwin, NARS Director of Pro Artistry, talks Met Gala glamour, her ice cream obsession, and the most underutilized product in your kit. Before that, we chat about Jess's Bazaar new gig; Pat McGrath's divine new collaboration; the real deal on sugaring; and whether your skincare really works better at night. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 4, 2018
Wedding recap time! Jess shares all the beauty details of her big day, Jenn plays doctor and injects filler, and the girls explain why bronzer can sometimes be a dirty word. Then, Benefit Cosmetics global beauty authority Maggie Ford Danielson reveals the company's storied past, details her favorite charities (and what you can do to help), and explains why she'd apply mascara with a Beautyblender if she could. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
April 27, 2018
Essence magazine's fashion and beauty director, Julee Wilson, fills in for Jess while she's away on her honeymoon. During this special episode of Fat Mascara, Julee and Jenn discuss New York City's Beautycon, the double-cleansing trend, and have some very real talk about body-hair grooming. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
April 20, 2018
GQ grooming director Garrett Munce discusses why men want permission to talk about beauty, the death of the term "metrosexual," and the reason he's over the lumberjack look. We also share the science behind topicals with CBD (cannabidiol), discuss Bobbi Brown's new wellness line, and get into the history (and current popularity) of cica balms. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
April 6, 2018
Dermatologist Whitney Bowe explains just what the heck the microbiome is (and why you should care), busts some old school skin myths, and adds some new beauty foods to your shopping list. Before that: We chat lip balm addiction; moisturizing at midday; and the new-school beer rinses. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 30, 2018
Serge Normant takes us through his career, from the early days of shared rooms to his big time salon in New York. Plus, some inevitable conversation on where the industry is headed (and how many products you'll need for the journey). Before that: Jenn's first couple's massage; the new millennial fragrances; and you asked, we answered: Is dermaplaning screwing up your skin? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 23, 2018
Dermatologist Heidi Waldorf pops by to talk all things injectables, the best pillow for avoiding wrinkles, the state of anti-aging, and loads more. Before that, we reveal the biggest trend in niche fragrance, the verdict on CoolSculpting, and how to break out of that winter beauty slump. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 16, 2018
Frédéric Fekkai and Shirin von Wulffen, the married couple behind Provençal bath and body line Bastide, talk with Jess about slow beauty and explain why the laissez-faire French girl beauty thing is a sham. Before that, we share our listeners' biggest beauty regrets, along with some of our own. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 9, 2018
Justin Anderson, colorist and creative director of dpHUE, talks all things blonde, which celebrities are actually cool IRL, Mormon beauty, the best skincare tips he's picked up from his clients, and lots more goss! Before that: Jenn's high-risk press trip; Oscars beauty; and going makeup-free. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 2, 2018
On this Very Special Episode, we count down the top 10 most-mentioned products on Fat Mascara ever! From the best mascara to best lipsticks, it's everything you need in your kit. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 23, 2018
Hairstylist Sunnie Brook talks about the glam (and not so glam) side of celebrity hairdressing—and shares some amazing advice she got from her dad. Plus, we talk about beauty products that cause air pollution; in-flight air pollution; and some highlighter and mascara tips that may just blow your mind. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 16, 2018
Lorraine Massey, gray hair guru (and founder of curly girl mecca Devachan) stops by to talk all things silver. Before that: We chat about Fashion Week trends; over-exfoliation; and of course, the Deciem drama we can't stop watching. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 9, 2018
A Valentine’s Day Special! Dr. Geoffrey Genesky, scientific director for Kiehl’s—and Jess’s fiancé—talks about skincare formulation, the truth about silicone, and how the beauty industry’s hottest romance got its start. Also in this episode: the myth of perfect skin, hypoallergenic hype, and makeup tips for daytime drama. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 2, 2018
Listen, we have so much to discuss with you guys this week, we decided to keep it real cozy (i.e. there's no guest). On the table: Some major job changes for both of us; listener feedback to the Kim Kardashian segment from episode 92; Jess's electrifying Clear + Brilliant recap; and a Beauty Book Report on the world's chicest lip balm. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 26, 2018
Jo Malone London's executive director of product development, Céline Roux, explains the magic that goes into making some of our favorite scents. Before that: L'Oréal's newest hair spokesperson steps down; a recap of Indie Beauty Expo L.A.; and why the masking trend shows no signs of slowing down.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 19, 2018
Makeup artist Fiona Stiles inspires us with new ways to look refreshed, organize our makeup, and channel our heroes. Before that: We discuss Kim Kardashian clones; combating the effects of hard water; and Jess's new concealer hack. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 12, 2018
Frederic Malle, the "perfume art director," gives us a crash course in fragrance production, from why certain scents cost so much to where the best tuberose in the world is grown. Plus: We play a word-association game and he tells us what happiness, love, and sadness smell like. Also in this episode: the story behind those sequins makeup artist Pat McGrath puts in all her packages; a warning (or two) about cosmetic fillers; and the nail decal that could save your life. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 5, 2018
Jamie Kern Lima, co-founder/CEO of It Cosmetics, is killing the beauty game right now. We talked to her about how she built her mega-brand, what it's like to lunch with Oprah, and if life is better as a blonde. Before that, we discuss Jess's dreamy escape to the Lush Spa, Jenn's mud-bath in the Dead Sea, and the Lenny Letter that begs the question, "Is exfoliation better than sex?" Hmmm. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 22, 2017
Cosmopolitan.com's beauty director Carly Cardellino shares the biggest beauty stories of the year, predicts the trends we'll all be seeing in 2018, and tells us how to get in shape in two weeks (really!). Before that: Feeling sick? We've got makeup tips to help you look better. Plus, we chat about Pat McGrath Labs clothing and explain why exercise is good for your skin. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 15, 2017
Vicky Tsai, founder of Tatcha, shares beauty secrets she learned from Japanese geisha—and drops mad skincare knowledge. Before that: End-of-day face fixes, virtual reality in the beauty retail world, and the best ways to detangle your hair. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 8, 2017
Sylvie Chantecaille, who launched Prescriptives and then founded her own beauty brand, Chantecaille, talks about her debutante days, French beauty secrets, and why environmental causes are so close to her heart. We also chat about the 2018 Pantone color of the year, the K-beauty trend "glass skin," and ways to give back this holiday season. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 1, 2017
Kristofer Buckle, makeup artist to Queen of Christmas Mariah Carey—and so many other stars—dishes on the divas he works with and shares tips for reaching your full glam potential and adjusting your makeup as you age. We also talk about discontinued (and revamped) hair products, Racked.com's article on the swag editors receive, and milia, those tiny white bumps that can form around your eyes. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 17, 2017
Hairstylist Vernon Francois talks about living with dyslexia, growing up as a redhead, products for textured hair, and why you should never do your hair angry. Prepare for an epic conversation! Before that: We talk stretch marks, dirty hairbrushes, and Kim Kardashian West's new fragrance. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 10, 2017
Pinrose co-founder Erika Shumate explains how science can help you find a fragrance and drops mad knowledge about synesthesia, perfumers, and marketing to millennials (she has an MBA from Stanford, NBD). Before that: beauty pop-ups and the Glossier You fragrance; an injectable filler that lasts five years and can help with acne scars; and how beauty editors actually test products. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 3, 2017
Sarah Brown, Vogue’s former beauty director and a judge on American Beauty Star, spills behind-the-scenes info on the reality competition show, discusses her 15 years at the magazine, and reveals the very best foundation in the world. Before that, we talk about new hair and body products using micellar technology; lasers that rejuvenate your lady parts (drink every time we say “vaginal”); and give a movie review of The Kevyn Aucoin Story: Larger Than Life. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 27, 2017
It’s a masterclass with talent agent Daniel Weiner of Streeters, one of the biggest global management agencies in the fashion and beauty world. He is dropping GEMS for budding makeup artists and hair stylists. Before that, we break the next big Japanese beauty trend; review the Gigi Hadid X Maybelline New York collab; and talk Gen Z yellow. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 20, 2017
Miranda Kerr, supermodel and founder of Kora Organics, shares insightful tips for getting over grief and heartbreak, explains why “noninis” are the new martinis, and spills her best beauty secrets. We also discuss Iceland’s skin-softening (hair-ravaging) Blue Lagoon; the hottest hairstyle on Pinterest; and why rosacea is so prevalent right now (could an ingredient lurking in moisturizer be the cause?). For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 13, 2017
Bee Shapiro, author of the new book Skin Deep, interviews ALL the celebrities for her New York Times beauty column, and she's here to share their secrets—and some of her own. Before that, we talk about lash tinting and explain which sheet masks are the best. Plus, we have the true story of Sally Hansen: The woman behind the nail brand was actually a newspaper columnist, just like Bee! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 6, 2017
Makeup artist Sonia Kashuk discusses her 17-year run with Target, why she uses three eye creams at once, and how having breast cancer affected her career—and her life. Plus, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we chat about our favorite pink products and share Dr. Heidi Waldorf's tips for dealing with skin issues caused by the disease. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 29, 2017
Benefit's global brow expert Jared Bailey is trying to make the world more beautiful, two brows at a time. Let's join him, shall we? Before that: deets on American Beauty Star, the new reality competition on Lifetime; some TLC for unhealthy nails; and ultrasonic water exfoliation (it's a thing). For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 22, 2017
Laura Slatkin, founder of Nest Fragrances, indulges us in our favorite topic: everything candles and fragrance! A legendary party-thrower, she also explains what scents to burn at your next get-together, the food people can't refuse, and how to be a good guest. Before that: Our Emmy beauty breakdown; Jess's “no-eyeliner” eyeliner trick; and dealing with acne scars. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 15, 2017
Jen Atkin covers SO much ground in this interview. To start? How to use Instagram to your advantage, dealing with jealousy, cutting bangs, Real Housewives, egg freezing, and way more. Before that: We talk Victoria Beckham and Fenty Beauty; Jess recounts her private hair tutorial; and we respond to some listener feedback. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 1, 2017
Celebrity colorist Sharon Dorram is the queen of expensive-looking hair. On this episode, she tells us how to communicate with your colorist, revive your dye job, and even sort out your skin. (Working on the Upper East Side, this woman knows every beauty secret there is.) Before that, we talk the MTV VMAs, recycling, and Macron's beauty budget. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
August 25, 2017
Get out your crystals! Kristin Petrovich of Själ skincare is here to smooth our skin and help us all feel more grounded. Before that: The "Madonna" facial, color-adjusting makeup, and why it's so annoying when people say, "You look tired." For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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