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July 1, 2020
Makeup artist and YouTube creator Lisa Eldridge helps you see yourself in a kinder light, explains the different face types and how to identify your best features, and shares a genius trick for concealing capillaries and other imperfections. She also explains what really happens behind the scenes of beauty-advertisement photo shoots (!) and talks about her favorite products and the artists, jewelers, and people who inspire her. Before the interview, Jess & Jenn offer help for underarm discoloration and chat about the beauty news: companies phasing out racist skin “lightening” products; Pattern Beauty's new launch; KKW Beauty's legal drama; and an FDA warning about a dangerous ingredient discovered in some hand sanitizers. 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 
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June 24, 2020
Virtual makeup, bacteria-based moisturizers, a new body tool inspired by ancient history—we're geeking out this episode! We answer a listener question about probiotic skincare; chat about Esker’s body plane, a tool inspired by Greek warriors; and discuss the future of beauty with special correspondent Christopher Skinner of School House. Plus, we’ve got all the beauty headlines: an initiative to raise venture capital for businesses owned by Black women; how makeup is protecting protestors; MAC’s virtual looks for The Sims 4; Shiseido research on the benefits of face massage; and new launches from Morphe, Zitsticka, Westman Atelier, and…Yeezy? 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 
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June 17, 2020
Huda Beauty founder Huda Kattan built a blog into a beauty empire and is here to talk about it. She shares the secrets to doing makeup for beauty photography; why getting fired was one of the best things that ever happened to her; and how she knows when a new product idea (and formula!) will be a winner. Before we talk to Huda, Jess gets help for post-pregnancy hair shedding and we discuss the beauty headlines: Uoma Beauty founder and CEO Sharon Chuter launches the Pull Up or Shut Up campaign; Sephora agrees to the 15% challenge; L’Oréal reconciles with influencer Munroe Bergdorf and collaborates with Albéa to launch paper-based tubes for its products. 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 
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June 10, 2020
Acne, psoriasis, skin picking, wrinkles—all these skin issues have a mental-health component, and Dr. Amy Wechsler, a board-certified psychiatrist and dermatologist, is here to talk about them. She explains how stress affects your body, why humans are hardwired to self-soothe with skincare, and how to help friends and family suffering from mental-heath-related skin issues. Before the interview, Jess & Jenn share new sunscreen news from Neutrogena and discuss the week’s beauty headlines: how the Black Lives Matter movement is reshaping the beauty industry for the better; Burberry’s new global beauty director; a study of Covid-19’s effect on psoriasis patients; Ah-Shí, the first Native American-owned beauty store; and Puig's acquisition of Charlotte Tilbury cosmetics. 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 
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June 3, 2020
Hairstylist Nikki Nelms has worked with Janelle Monáe, Zoë Kravitz, Solange Knowles, Björk, Beyoncé—and so many others. In this episode, she explains her creative process, why there are Home Depot supplies in her kit, how she built her amazing career, and her must-have products. We’re also sharing tips for preventing your makeup from transferring onto your face mask and talking about the latest beauty news: Venus Williams’ new EleVen sunscreen, beauty looks in Ariana Grande's “Rain On Me” video, Nixit period cups, and a spike in DIY beauty searches online. 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 
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May 27, 2020
Makeup Artist Jillian Dempsey—who works with Gwyneth Paltrow and Kristen Stewart—tells about launching her new beauty app, FYFE, in the midst of a pandemic; her wrinkle-smoothing Gold Sculpting Bar; and her favorite beauty finds (you likely haven't heard of these before). Of course, we had to ask her about her days running the legendary Delux salon in L.A., where she met her client-turned-husband, actor Patrick Dempsey. Also in this episode: Jess talks about solutions for bikini line bumps and we discuss the salon experience in a post-pandemic world. Plus, we discuss the week's beauty news, including Johnson & Johnson's plan to stop selling talc-based baby powder in the U.S., Jeffree Star's controversial new makeup line, Kristen Bell's venture into CBD, and more. 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 
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May 20, 2020
There's a lot to talk about this week! We discuss one of Jess’s favorite stores closing, which skincare supplements actually work, and the week's beauty headlines: Ulta sponsors R29Somos, a Latinx beauty and style website; the FDA approves a new lip filler; CBD line Uncle Bud partners with Jane Fonda; and L’Oréal launches a new program supporting women and the environment. Plus, we’re talking about sustainability with Christopher Skinner, principal and founder of School House—and now a special correspondent to Fat Mascara. He discusses what the word “sustainability” means to brands and consumers today. Has it become less of a priority because of the pandemic, or has it never been more important?  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 
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May 13, 2020
Makeup artist Rea Ann Silva, inventor of the Beautyblender, explains how makeup application changed with the advent of HD television—and how that shift inspired her million-dollar idea, the Beautyblender makeup sponge. Also in this episode: Jess shares her home hair-color adventures, and we talk about blue-light protection for skin. Plus, we discuss the week’s beauty news, including the nose-blush trend, “pandemicure” must-haves, Caroline Hirons’ rumored plans for a skincare line, and Jessica Simpson’s response to the body-shamers. 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 
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May 6, 2020
Author and entrepreneur Zoë Foster Blake, the founder of Go-To Skin Care, has advice for starting a business, choosing skincare that works, preventing facial redness and mascara smudges—and potty-training your kids (really). Plus, Jenn & Jess discuss color-enhancing shampoos, tips for organizing beauty products, and the week’s beauty headlines (Charlotte Tilbury sales rumors, L’Oréal’s Snap Camera lenses, news about talc in body products, and the “fox eye” trend).  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 
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April 29, 2020
By popular demand, celebrity makeup artist Kristofer Buckle returns to the show. He explains why wearing makeup can be a sign of respect, tells us what it’s like in Mariah Carey’s quarantine house, plus shares tips for keeping your job. He also gives amazing beauty tips for tight-lining your upper lash lines, finding the right blush for your skin tone, and updating your makeup as you get older. Plus: Jenn & Jess weigh in on Fat Mascara listeners’ “unpopular beauty opinions" and discuss the week’s beauty headlines (sales numbers for clean beauty and CBD products, news on an animal-testing ban in Brazil, DIY dermatology trends on TikTok, and the launch of Support Creatives, an initiative to support beauty pros during the pandemic).  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 
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April 24, 2020
We sit down with Christopher Skinner, the founder and principal of School House, beauty's think tank and creative agency. Chris talks about the specific challenges brands face amid the pandemic, how heritage brands can evolve in this moment, and the importance of and secret to creating a real community with customers. He also fields listener questions about design, inspiration, and career advice. This special episode is made possible by our friends at School House. Visit weareschoolhouse.com for more info. 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 
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April 22, 2020
YouTube star Kathleen Fuentes (aka KathleenLights) shares DIY manicure tricks and her favorite drugstore products and beauty bargains. Plus, she explains how astrology can influence your makeup routine. We’ve also got the week's beauty news (Ulta’s charitable move, celebrities going gray, TikTok influencers launching beauty brands, and new science about how lips age) and help for a listener who gets “strawberry legs” after shaving. Plus, Jenn & Jess wonder: Will the famous Lipstick Index hold in our current economic uncertainty? 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 20, 2020
Celebrity stylist and salon owner Chris McMillan joins us for a bonus podcast dedicated to salon workers and beauty professionals: Revenue from audio sponsorships of this episode will be donated to the Professional Beauty Association’s Covid-19 Relief Fund.* Chris offers tips for cutting off “old energy” (a.k.a., your hair), shares personal stories (and industry gossip!), discusses his collaboration with Drunk Elephant, and talks about how he and his stylists and employees are getting through this time. *Visit probeauty.org to learn more about the fund. Licensed beauty professionals in the U.S.A. can visit www.probeauty.org/pba-charities/covid-19-relief-fund to apply for emergency relief grants. Want more Fat Mascara? Our private Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit  Email: info@fatmascara.com  Website: fatmascara.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
April 15, 2020
Dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD, shares everything you ever wanted to know about skincare acids: how they work; the difference between AHAs, BHAs, and PHAs; what facial peels do; how glycolic and salicylic acid interact with other products; and more! Plus, the sunscreen news hidden in America’s coronavirus relief bill (the CARES Act), Jess and Jenn's favorite at-home exercise classes, and this week’s beauty headlines (virtual assistance from Space NK, Kiehl’s, and Il Makiage and the MAC X Selena 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 8, 2020
Photographer Nigel Barker, the reality TV host and former judge of America’s Next Top Model, teaches us how to be better photographers (and subjects!); explains why preserving memories is important and how “smizing" is more than smiling with your eyes; and shares his tips and tricks for cutting his own hair. Plus: help for anyone with stress-induced acne, the week’s beauty news (Drunk Elephant’s new hair and body lines, fake coronavirus remedies, and booming at-home hair color sales), and more.  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 1, 2020
Everything in this episode is under $15! To celebrate our 200th episode, we compiled the absolute best drugstore beauty buys from four year’s worth of amazing expert guests. We’re sharing the must-have mascaras, hair masks, sunscreens, body lotions, and more from Mario Dedivanovic, Harry Josh, Daniel Martin, Jaclyn Hill, and tons of other makeup artists, hair stylists, dermatologists, and celebrities. Plus, we’ve got tips on how to use everything. Enjoy! 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 25, 2020
Plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Lara Devgan (@laradevganmd) answers your questions about tummy tucks, liposuction, firm jawlines, crepey necks, breast implants, and more. She also explains how to find a surgeon, cosmetic dermatologist, or nurse injector you trust. Before that, Jenn & Jess discuss who we *actually* wear makeup for, how the diet industrial complex has affected us, and our favorite movies, TV shows, and books for beauty inspiration. Also in this episode: Kybella, neck lifts, RF (radio frequency) treatments, retinoids, hyaluronic acid, vitamin C, sunscreen, Latisse, prostaglandins, and more. Please note: The interview portion of this episode was recorded in January; the other content was recorded remotely this week. 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 21, 2020
It's a weird time so we wanted to check in with you guys. Join us for a quick hang where we catch up (now that Jess is back from maternity leave), hear all about Baby Lake, and at least try to escape the stress of Covid-19. 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 18, 2020
Estée Lauder Companies Group President Jane Hertzmark Hudis, who pulls the strings behind many beloved beauty brands, talks about what makes a brand worth acquiring, customer service in 2020, the power of online reviews, her top career advice, and more. Before that, Jenn and guest co-host Gwen Flamberg, the executive editor of beauty & style at Us Weekly, discuss industry headlines (Dyson's new hair tool, scary news about the state of dermatology in the U.S., how Sephora supports women-led businesses, and asbestos in cosmetics); Gwen shares important info about illness-related hair loss; and the duo answer a listener question: When it comes to anti-aging products, where do you even start? 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 11, 2020
Fresh co-founder Lev Glazman talks about championing the use of natural ingredients in beauty, today’s “clean” movement, sustainable packaging, the biggest hits (and misses) in his career, and his huge personal collection of fragrances. Plus, Jenn and co-host Brooke Devard Ozaydinli, of the Naked Beauty podcast, discuss travel tips, answer a reader question about sunscreen, and share the news of the week (Women’s History month deals, National Fragrance Day updates, the CROWN Act, and more). 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 4, 2020
Actress, entrepreneur, master of thighs (and butts), and author of 26 (!) books Suzanne Somers talks to Jenn & Jess about how she's handled numerous bouts with cancer, her non-allopathic approach to healing, her must-have supplements and skincare, and the beautiful ways she keeps herself young at heart. Before that, Intern Tiff is back in the studio to co-host with Jenn and discuss her beauty tricks, answer a listener question about back acne, and share the news of the week (E.l.f. Cosmetics acquiring W3ll People, Sephora’s new CBD rules, more Harvey Nichols revamps, and Luna Legend’s first haircut). 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, 2020
Kristie Dash’s job is to help beauty brands and content creators use Instagram more effectively. Now, she’s sharing the secrets to thumb-stopping content, an inside look at the company’s latest updates and “algorithm” changes—and some of her favorite beauty products. Plus, Jenn and guest co-host Maya Allen, the beauty editor at Marie Claire, talk about the end of beauty trends, help a listener find the perfect nude lip liner, and discuss the week’s beauty news: Olay’s ban on retouching, a new face at Cacharel, a THC-free CBD extract made from orange peels, and the trouble with inhaling powdered titanium dioxide. 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 19, 2020
Cookbook author and New York Times columnist Alison Roman has thoughts on post-breakup dye jobs, broth’s beauty benefits, hair vitamins, the best gel manicure, and the difference between Essie Clambake and Essie Geranium. Also on this episode: beauty news (the CROWN Act, the DevaCurl lawsuit, New York Fashion Week, and…Jess had her baby!). Plus, Jenn and Alison test gourmand fragrances and answer a listener question about self-care.  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 12, 2020
Skincare expert Caroline Hirons talks about “clean” beauty, the correct order to apply products, INCI lists, the Environmental Working Group (EWG), and the beauty industry patriarchy. Also in this episode: an innovative bond-repairing hair treatment; tips for foot neuromas; new beauty lines from Selena Gomez, Huda Kattan, Carolina Herrera, and Karamo Brown; Gucci Westman’s YouTube show, FDA updates on talc testing; and two beauty gadgets Jenn & Jess actually use. 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 5, 2020
Plastic surgeon David Rosenberg, MD, is here to answer all your questions about nose jobs. We discuss how selfies distort your appearance, the most popular noses in America, how to find a good plastic surgeon, and the costs and risks associated with rhinoplasty. Also in this episode: the beauty news of the week; why more men in Silicon Valley are getting cosmetic work done; and Jess’s *beauty* birth plan (she’s due any day now!). Plus: Hermès lipsticks, Lancôme news, Harrods Beauty Hall, The Goop Lab, blood infusions, parabiosis, Botox, filler, cosmetic injectables, perfume, fragrance, and more. 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 29, 2020
Writers and friends Kate Spencer and Doree Shafrir, from the Forever35 podcast, talk about friendship maintenance, face mists, and the importance of boundaries and bidets. Plus, Jenn and Jess discuss this week’s beauty news, lymphatic drainage facials, and “juicing your brows.” Also in this podcast: Kat Von D, Bumble and bumble, FDA cosmetic regulations, talc, Chanel’s U.S. brow artist Jimena Garcia, prenatal massage, and more! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 22, 2020
Anastasia Beverly Hills founder Anastasia Soare has plucked the arches of Jennifer Lopez, Naomi Campbell, and Michelle Obama. In this episode, she shares the secret to perfect brows, how she built her business into an international powerhouse, and her favorite products and services. Plus: Jenn & Jess discuss magazine-world news and life updates, pregnancy-safe beauty rules, and the week’s beauty news (from NikkieTutorials, Becca, Clinique, P&G, and Billie). Also in this podcast: skincare for pregnant women, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, exfoliating without acids, eyebrow tips, brow pencil, brow powder, and more. 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 14, 2020
Model and nutritionist Maye Musk, 71, opens up about ageism in fashion, her time as a plus-size model, her divorce, working with CoverGirl, and so much more. Before the interview, Jenn and Jess share the week's beauty news (Perso, baby Yoda makeup, Taraji P. Henson's TPH Hair, Charlotte Tilbury sale rumors); Jenn takes us on her Invisalign journey; and we offer tips and suggest shampoos and conditioners for fine, frizzy hair. Also in this episode: beauty tips, braces, orthodontics, fine hair, frizzy hair, nutrition advice, and more. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 7, 2020
Jess and Jenn interview Tina Craig, the founder of Bag Snob and U Beauty. She reveals the beauty products in her bag, shares five fashion must-haves everyone needs, and tells us why her U Beauty serum is the one product to replace all others. Plus, Jenn and Jess share New Year’s resolutions from listeners—and their own goals for 2020. Also in this episode: K-beauty, J-beauty, skincare, lasers, retinol, hyaluronic acid, concealer, perfume, fashion tips, beauty tips, children’s hair-lice tips (!), and more. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 24, 2019
Join us as we cheer and jeer 2019’s biggest moments in beauty. We highlight the products, people, and campaigns that worked for us, and raise an eyebrow at the news, controversies, and shenanigans we’re just plain tired of. Pour yourself a glass of your favorite beverage, pull up a chair and listen, then DM us (@fatmascara) with your personal picks and pans. 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
December 17, 2019
MLMs, or multi-level marketing brands, have caught the attention of the beauty world—for better or worse. Some see the direct selling business model as entrepreneurial and perfect for the social media age; others see it as predatory, accusing the brands of giving consultants false expectations about what they can expect to earn (and potentially lose). We invited Dr. Thomai Serdari, a professor at NYU’s Stern Business school and a strategist in luxury marketing and branding, to help us wade through this hot button topic. Before that: We share a pro secret for making red hair dye look natural, and we discuss the Netflix series, “Broken,” specifically the episode all about beauty counterfeiting. 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
December 10, 2019
The founder of Dr. Barbara Sturm Molecular Cosmetics talks about her skincare line, the problems with over-exfoliation, vampire facials (!), and why lowering inflammation and activating telomeres are the keys to great skin. Plus: Our favorite charities to support this time of year; why we're obsessed with L’Oréal Elvive 8 Second Wonder Water; and some thoughts about the U.S. congressional hearing on empowering the FDA to improve cosmetics safety. 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
December 3, 2019
Julie Schott, co-founder and CEO of Starface and former beauty director of Elle.com, talks about the acne acceptance movement, hydrocolloid patches, her must-have beauty products and services—and coffee enemas, 90 Day Fiancé, and oversharing on Instagram. Plus: Jess and Jenn discuss Coty buying Kylie Cosmetics and ways to prevent raw skin and nose flakes when you have a cold. 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
November 21, 2019
Come holiday shopping with us! In this bonus episode, Jenn and Jess share the beauty gifts they're giving friends, family—and each other! All the goodies are from Ulta Beauty—with a special focus on brands from SPARKED at Ulta Beauty™—so if you're inspired to do some of your own gift giving, you know exactly where to find everything. This commercial-free podcast is produced in partnership with Ulta Beauty. They are dedicated to bringing up-and-coming brands to beauty lovers. Visit ulta.com/sparked to find out more and shop the SPARKED virtual experience.  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
November 19, 2019
Guido Palau, Redken's global creative director, has been setting hair trends in the fashion world—and, frankly, the entire world—for years. Now he's opening up about his personal story, his favorite collaborators, the work he's proudest of, and what he wants to do next. We are so freaking excited to interview him for his very first podcast! Also in this episode: VSCO girls and Jaclyn Hill's second attempt at a makeup 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
November 12, 2019
Plastic surgeon Adam Kolker discusses all things boobs, including when medical insurance will pay for surgery, types of augmentations, different implants and their pros and cons, breasts growing back after surgery, and more. Plus, Jenn & Jess talk about hotel fragrances and the new “It” cream. 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
November 5, 2019
What's a "white floral" versus a "springtime floral"? Which molecule smells like toasted almonds? What is a "naturally derived" scent? Stephen Nilsen has all the answers! The Givaudan perfumer, who's created many fragrances you know (Madonna's Truth or Dare, Bond No. 9 Union Square, Vera Wang Lovestruck) is here to explain how perfumes are created. Before that, we have help for itchy skin (listen up, moms-to-be!), discuss wild-crafting in beauty, and share our favorite New York City beauty spots. 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
October 29, 2019
Craig Jessup, makeup supervisor for Wicked Broadway, tells us how he went from working with Kevyn Aucoin to working on the Broadway smash, which celebrates its 16th anniversary this week. We chat about Craig's theatrical makeup must-haves (including his favorite wipes), his scariest career moment, and how he gets Elphaba's green skin so good. 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
October 22, 2019
Hair artist Chris Appleton has worked with Ariana Grande, Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry, and, of course, the Kardashians. He shares his secrets to selfie taking, ponytail making, hair-color saving (Color Wow!), career building, and more. Before that, news from MAC Cosmetics, Instagram dolls (we'll explain), and beauty's "no-buy" movement. 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
October 17, 2019
In this bonus episode, we bring our burning beauty questions to founders Lauren Bosworth (of Love Wellness), Zoe Boiku (of Zoeva), Sharon Chuter (of Uoma Beauty), and Lilit Caradanian (of Elcie Cosmetics). We talk about everything from why feminine wellness is now A Thing, to the best way to apply foundation. This commercial-free podcast is produced in partnership with our friends at Ulta Beauty. They are dedicated to bringing up-and-coming brands to beauty lovers. Visit ulta.com/sparked to find out more and shop the Sparked at Ulta Beauty virtual experience.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 15, 2019
Aesthetician Renée Rouleau answers your questions: How to find a great facialist, how much treatments should cost, which at-home skincare devices are actually worth it, and more! Before that, we discuss your feedback to last week’s segment on bullying in the beauty industry and Jess reconsiders acrylic nails. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 8, 2019
Elizabeth Hurley, global ambassador for the Estée Lauder Companies' Breast Cancer Campaign, explains why her work to support breast cancer research will never be done. Plus, Jenn and Jess weigh in on a viral discussion about bullying in the beauty industry and discuss a new advancement in vegan color cosmetics.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 1, 2019
David Seth Motlz, of D.S. & Durga, talks about how he became a self-trained perfumer, the bacon-y smell of autumn leaves, and the difference between natural and synthetic fragrance compounds. Plus, David plays co-host with Jenn and they discuss how streetwear has influenced the beauty biz and the best way to heal a fresh tattoo. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 27, 2019
In this bonus mini podcast, we shopped (separately!) for our favorite beauty products from four emerging brands in the new Sparked at Ulta Beauty program: Uoma Beauty, Zoeva, Elcie Cosmetics, and Love Wellness. Now, we're coming together to compare hauls and share our tips for using the products. This commercial-free podcast was produced in partnership with our friends at Ulta Beauty. They are dedicated to bringing up-and-coming brands to beauty lovers. Visit ulta.com/sparked to find out more and shop the Sparked at Ulta Beauty virtual experience. 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
September 24, 2019
Christopher Skinner, founder of School House, an agency that works BTS on brands like Pat McGrath Labs, L'Occitane, and Eve Lom, talks about trends in the industry, what brands should (and shouldn't) do to refresh their images, and how marketing strategies differ in China and India, and he shares so many more "who knew?" beauty nuggets. Plus, Jenn & Jess talk about fall’s best floral perfumes and discuss Victoria Beckham’s new makeup line. For the episode recap and discount code: https://www.fatmascara.com/vichy For more on Dr. Gilbert: https://www.vichyusa.com/discover-vichy/experience-vichy/meet-our-experts For more on the Exposome: https://www.vichyusa.com/discover-vichy/experience-vichy/vichy-exposom For more on how our products are made: https://www.vichyusa.com/discover-vichy/experience-vichy/vichy-formulation-charter For more info on the Mineralizing Water: https://www.vichyusa.com/discover-vichy/experience-vichy/mineralizingwater For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 19, 2019
In this bonus podcast, internationally recognized dermatologist and neuroscientist Erin Gilbert, MD, PhD, FAAD, explains how external and internal daily aggressors (called the exposome) affect your complexion, and what you can do to keep it healthy. (Hint: These factors cause 80% skin aging, so skincare matters! Mineral-rich French thermal water may be in order!). This special mini episode was produced in partnership with our friends and skincare experts at Vichy Laboratories. Visit vichyusa.com to learn more about the #1 anti-aging brand in European Pharmacies. For the episode recap and discount code: https://www.fatmascara.com/vichy For more on Dr. Gilbert: https://www.vichyusa.com/discover-vichy/experience-vichy/meet-our-experts For more on the Exposome: https://www.vichyusa.com/discover-vichy/experience-vichy/vichy-exposom For more on how our products are made: https://www.vichyusa.com/discover-vichy/experience-vichy/vichy-formulation-charter For more info on the Mineralizing Water: https://www.vichyusa.com/discover-vichy/experience-vichy/mineralizingwater For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 17, 2019
Too Faced co-founder Jerrod Blandino is here to chat about his journey from the Estée Lauder counter to building a brand that was acquired by the beauty giant. He also opens up about money, spirituality, mascara, and more. Before that, we talk labiaplasty (!), Birkenstock’s new skincare line, and the newest take on pastel hair.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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
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