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Rank #11 in Fashion & Beauty category

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Longtime beauty editors Jill Dunn and Carlene Higgins are here to tell you what’s good, uncovering the breakthrough people, products and moments in beauty – every single Wednesday! Tune in to hear inspiring stories behind the most iconic, best-selling beauty products and how they came to be, straight from the founders themselves like Glossier’s Emily Weiss and Tata Harper. Plus, get insights and tips from the brilliant minds shaping today’s trends and ideas, from Kim Kardashian’s makeup artist Makeup By Mario, to skincare guru Dr. Pimple Popper and hair pro Jen Atkin. With #damngood beauty product reviews – skincare, haircare and makeup and more – you won’t want to buy a thing before tuning in.Co-Creators: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn Join the Breaking Beauty Podcast conversation:Visit our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.comFollow us on Instagram.com/breakingbeautypodcastFollow us on http://Twitter.com/BreakingBtyPodJoin our Private Facebook Group Simply search “Breaking Beauty Podcast Chat Room”Call us anytime: 1-844-227-0302Theme Music used with permission, courtesy of Saya.Produced by Dear Media.

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Longtime beauty editors Jill Dunn and Carlene Higgins are here to tell you what’s good, uncovering the breakthrough people, products and moments in beauty – every single Wednesday! Tune in to hear inspiring stories behind the most iconic, best-selling beauty products and how they came to be, straight from the founders themselves like Glossier’s Emily Weiss and Tata Harper. Plus, get insights and tips from the brilliant minds shaping today’s trends and ideas, from Kim Kardashian’s makeup artist Makeup By Mario, to skincare guru Dr. Pimple Popper and hair pro Jen Atkin. With #damngood beauty product reviews – skincare, haircare and makeup and more – you won’t want to buy a thing before tuning in.Co-Creators: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn Join the Breaking Beauty Podcast conversation:Visit our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.comFollow us on Instagram.com/breakingbeautypodcastFollow us on http://Twitter.com/BreakingBtyPodJoin our Private Facebook Group Simply search “Breaking Beauty Podcast Chat Room”Call us anytime: 1-844-227-0302Theme Music used with permission, courtesy of Saya.Produced by Dear Media.

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i love it ! 💞⚡️☁️🍭

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My favourite beauty podcast! Thank you for sharing all the knowledge!

iTunes Ratings

471 Ratings
Average Ratings
403
28
17
7
16

💕✨🙈

By Stella Weinbrenner - Jun 01 2020
Read more
i love it ! 💞⚡️☁️🍭

LOVE LOVE LOVE

By cspeens - Feb 20 2020
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My favourite beauty podcast! Thank you for sharing all the knowledge!
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Longtime beauty editors Jill Dunn and Carlene Higgins are here to tell you what’s good, uncovering the breakthrough people, products and moments in beauty – every single Wednesday! Tune in to hear inspiring stories behind the most iconic, best-selling beauty products and how they came to be, straight from the founders themselves like Glossier’s Emily Weiss and Tata Harper. Plus, get insights and tips from the brilliant minds shaping today’s trends and ideas, from Kim Kardashian’s makeup artist Makeup By Mario, to skincare guru Dr. Pimple Popper and hair pro Jen Atkin. With #damngood beauty product reviews – skincare, haircare and makeup and more – you won’t want to buy a thing before tuning in.Co-Creators: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn Join the Breaking Beauty Podcast conversation:Visit our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.comFollow us on Instagram.com/breakingbeautypodcastFollow us on http://Twitter.com/BreakingBtyPodJoin our Private Facebook Group Simply search “Breaking Beauty Podcast Chat Room”Call us anytime: 1-844-227-0302Theme Music used with permission, courtesy of Saya.Produced by Dear Media.

Rank #1: Ep. 11 GLOSSIER FOUNDER EMILY WEISS

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She's the Founder and CEO to watch, and she started a revolution with Glossier, a millennial beauty brand that's commanded line-ups around the block with its era-defining pink-and-white packaging and its inclusive, raw beauty campaigns. She's Emily Weiss, and she's the 32-year-old  New Yorker fronting Entrepreneur Magazine and Forbes' lists alike.  Find out why the other leading beauty brands are chasing Glossier's "v-commerce" business model (we didn't know what it was either!); learn the secrets behind Emily's editorial roots - including whose bathroom was the most epic for Into The Gloss #TopShelf, her art for crowd-sourcing the brand's next innovations; and what she really remembers about those days interning at Vogue and making her debut on The Hills. But most importantly, why is Glossier's Boy Brow the number one best-seller, exactly? We weigh in with our review of the most iconic product. Plus, don't miss Emily's personal beauty hacks—and what she wore to our interview. Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn Audio production: Olivia Nashmi Theme song: Cherry Bomb by Saya Subscribe to us here: Subscribe to us: iTunes: goo.gl/oKyjFx Soundcloud: https://goo.gl/xUXC3v Stitcher: https://goo.gl/5d8oFX Google Play: https://goo.gl/cDpMwT Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Breakingbeauty.ca Instagram.com/breakingbeautypodcast Twitter.com/BreakingBtyPod Facebook.com/BreakingBeautyPodcast #FoundersRule

Oct 05 2017

45mins

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Rank #2: Ep. 13 Drunk Elephant Skincare Founder Tiffany Masterson

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In this episode, we chat with the founder of Drunk Elephant Skincare, Tiffany Masterson. Drunk Elephant is the fastest-growing skincare line in Sephora's history. This Texan mother of four pioneered what she calls "clean-clinical" - -marrying the best all-natural ingredients with the best man-made, safe synthetic ones. Find out which products are worth the spend, what it's like to be a self-taught formulator, who her famous childhood best friend (it's got a celeb twist!) and what this super buzzy brand is working on next. Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn Audio production: Olivia Nashmi Theme song: Cherry Bomb by Saya Subscribe to us here: iTunes: goo.gl/oKyjFx Soundcloud: goo.gl/xUXC3v Stitcher: goo.gl/5d8oFX Google Play: goo.gl/cDpMwT Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Breakingbeauty.ca - Check our blog for all products mentioned. Instagram.com/breakingbeautypodcast Twitter.com/BreakingBtyPod Facebook.com/BreakingBeautyPodcast #FoundersRule

Nov 02 2017

36mins

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Rank #3: Ep. 31 Why Does This Face Oil (That You’ve Probably Never Heard of) Keep Selling out at Sephora?

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This episode is in partnership with Biossance skincare.

There are a lot of squalane-based products out there, but very few are making headlines for *constantly* selling out at Sephora. If you’ve been listening to Breaking Beauty for awhile, you know we love a best-seller, so we needed to know why everyone loves this sleeper hit of a brand, including Queer Eye's Johnathan Van Ness who has been spotted with it in his bag of grooming tricks.

Squalane is skincare's buzziest ingredient right now thanks to its weightless moisturizing benefits. Not unlike hyaluronic acid, we're actually born with a version of it. When applied topically, skin looks plump, dewy and more youthful.    We've even polled our listeners in the Breaking Beauty Podcast Chat Room  who sent us some voice memos with squalane q's of their own so tune in! 

Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn Audio production: Olivia Nashmi Theme song: Cherry Bomb by Saya Subscribe to us: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Podcasts Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! 

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Jul 18 2018

24mins

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Rank #4: How To Build Your Skincare Routine with Celeb Facialist Renée Rouleau

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Today, we’re chatting all about how to build your perfect skincare routine with esthetician-to-the-stars, Renée Rouleau, who flew in all the way from Austin Texas just to be on our show! Renée’s career has spanned more than three decades, and she counts famous faces like Demi Lovato, Lily Reinhart and Lisa Rinna as clients. Lucky for us, Renée is also super passionate about skin education. Her self-titled website boasts more than 1,000 articles on everything from how to know if your moisture barrier is damaged to the best way to prevent wrinkles starting in your 20s.

In this noteworthy episode, Renée walks us through the exact steps to building a rock-solid skin routine for your skin type, plus she gets down to some skincare 101 like: Does serum go on before or after moisturizer? What the heck is an essence? And how often should you use retinol? Plus, find out why this skin expert thinks our favourite face cleansing balms really have to go (say whaaat?!) Learn anything new? Drop us a line in our private Facebook chatroom or shoot us a DM – we love hearing from you! Or call us and leave us a voicemail: 1-844-227-0303

PROMO CODES: Thanks to this week’s show partners – support us by supporting them! 

Native DeodorantBreaking Beauty listeners can try Native deodorant for yourselves with a discount code! For 20% off your first purchase, visit nativedeodorant.com and use promo code beauty during checkout. Plus you get free shipping and returns in the USA.

Codex BeautyCodex Beauty is a plant-based, certified organic, vegan and cruelty-free skincare brand. Discover your best skin yet! To get 20% off your entire order, visit codexbeauty.com and enter promo code ‘BREAKINGBEAUTY20.’  

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*Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*

Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Jan 08 2020

46mins

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Rank #5: Ep. 50 #TheGlowDown: Our New Fave Drugstore Buys. Plus, Beauty Supplement #RealTalk with Holistic Nutritionist Joy McCarthy

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Just how do you get beautiful from the inside out? We sit down with best-selling author and certified holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy, the founder of Joyous Health to find how to do just that. In partnership with our friends at Genuine Health, we are chatting about everything beauty-from-within, from beauty foods to beauty supplements and every cucumber juice in between. Joy schools Carlene and Jill on realistic, everyday tips on how to improve our immunity, flush out toxins and treat our bodies with essential and often missed nutrients that have the happy side effect of making us glow naturally, too.

But before we get to that, we have a special Damn Goods segment dedicated to our favourite drugstore buys of the month! Don’t miss the details on Carlene’s bright new lippie-du-jour, as well as her reco for an easy-wearing palette that feels as soft on eyelids as a kitten’s paw. Plus, Jill tests three mascaras - which wand won out??

Some of you may know Genuine Health from their famous Greens + Nourishing Superfood powder, which has been around for 25 years! (Sidebar: Jill has been known to crush a glass containing this stuff in her Monday morning water to wash away the sins of the weekend, ahem.) Big news! Genuine Health recently launched a line of Clean Collagen supplements-- very buzzy right now- they’re powders you can add to smoothies and protein balls, starting at $25 US, $30 Canadian. Well, we’ve got promo codes: visit www.genuinehealth.com and enter the code BREAKINGBEAUTY for 15% off any Clean Collagen product. Valid January 30 - March 31 2019.

*Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*

Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Jan 30 2019

48mins

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Rank #6: Ep. 82 Clear Skin Secrets With Dr. Pimple Popper (aka Dr. Sandra Lee)

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Acne positivity ftw— and yet, many still struggle with acne and self esteem. So much so that we felt it was high time to dedicate an entire episode to the topic. And who better to be our guest than Dr. Sandra Lee, aka Dr. Pimple Popper herself!? The dermatologist’s Youtube videos have gone so viral amongst ‘popaholics’, she even has her own show on TLC. Perhaps you’ve seen one of her live-extraction videos, which have earned up to 46 million views. (Is there such a thing as pimple porn?) Or maybe you’re one of her 3.5 million Instagram followers, who tune in for “exploding lava” and accidentally learn something important about skin in the process.

In today’s episode, Dr. Sandra Lee schools us on what you can do in-office and at home to make a visible difference in acneic skin. Then, stay tuned as she sheds some light on how to tackle acne and aging at once. Finally, Dr. Sandra gives us the skinny on what’s in her own beauty cabinet at home. But not before your humble hosts discuss the pro’s majorly accessible skincare line, SLMD Skincare, available at Target as of this summer.

*Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*

Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Sep 11 2019

45mins

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Rank #7: Ep. 17 Deciem and The Ordinary Founder Brandon Truaxe

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In our latest, by-popular-demand episode, we bring you #Deciem mastermind Brandon Truaxe, who has shaken up the beauty world with his ‘Abnormal Beauty Company." In this episode, we unravel the origin story behind Deciem and The Ordinary. Brandon walks us through his zig-zag trajectory to bad boy fame, starting with his dramatic exit from a high school job, his first career path, and what led him to switch gears entirely before launching Deciem, the parent company of nine spin-off brands (and counting!) that include The Ordinary, NIOD, Hylamide, Fountain and more. Unplugged and completely unfiltered, Brandon reveals the real deal struggles behind beauty start ups, coming clean on the past companies he walked away from and who his friends and enemies are in business. And finally, learn which products have been “life-changing” to The Ordinary’s legions of fans, and what they can look forward to in helping to de-code which skincare regimen is right for them. We also got the scoop on two majorrr innovations that we can all look forward to next. Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn Audio production: Olivia Nashmi Theme song: Cherry Bomb by Saya Subscribe to us here: iTunes: goo.gl/oKyjFx Soundcloud: goo.gl/xUXC3v Stitcher: goo.gl/5d8oFX Google Play: goo.gl/cDpMwT Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! www.Breakingbeauty.ca - Check our blog for all products mentioned. www.Instagram.com/breakingbeautypodcast www.Twitter.com/BreakingBtyPod www.Facebook.com/BreakingBeautyPodcast

Jan 10 2018

48mins

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Rank #8: Ep. 56 #TheGlowDown - Makeup Artist and “Brutally Honest” Beauty Influencer Samantha Ravndahl on YouTube drama, why she’s over PhotoShop and what’s on her top shelf

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Alright, you can stop DM’ing us because the Samantha Ravndahl episode is finally here! “Meet the beauty blogger who’s made a career out of brutal honesty,” said Vanity Fair, in an article profiling the 26-year-old professional makeup artist last year. Samantha began creating content in 2013 with just 2,000 followers, which grew into 10,000 fans in one month— and ballooned into an audience of one million in just one year. One Lil’ Kim lawsuit behind her, and the super influencer has earned 2.2M Instagram followers tune in to the Vancouverite’s feed for her boundary-pushing beauty lewks that have been known to skew into special FX.

But it’s Samantha’s badass, no-holding-back attitude that keep them coming back. Case in point: in December, she released a “No More PR” video announcing that she would no longer be accepting thousands of dollars worth of publicity products from brands anymore — a waste-reductive move that drew headlines in WWD Magazine. We asked Samantha about why she made that decision (who doesn’t like freebies?!), and how her tutorials and her relationships with brands has changed since then.

Six years in, Samantha— and her content— are continually evolving.  We get the scoop on her decision to stop retouching face and body “blemishes” on any of her photos moving forward. She also spills the tea on the products she’s truly passionate about (top shelf elite edition!), answers burning listener questions, and tells us about the career goal Future Samantha currently has on the dream board…

*Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*

Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Mar 13 2019

43mins

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Rank #9: Ep. 21 Biologique Recherche's Dr Philippe Allouche

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In partnership with Biologique Recherche. AHA’s, BHA’s, glycolic, salicylic—acids are back, baby! Just when it feels like everyone is talking about peels these days, we chat with the O.G. of the at-home acid peel, Dr. Philippe Allouche, whose family invented the iconic—nay, MYTHICAL—Biologique Recherche Lotion P50 back in the 1970’s. Even with the scores upon scores of peels promising to obliterate acne, wrinkles and visible pores today, this breakthrough beauty product still ranks number one by the likes of YouTube skin expert Caroline Hirons and among glowing model faces like Paloma Elsesser today. In this episode, you’ll find out exactly why it's deserving of its cult status.

Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn Audio production: Olivia Nashmi Theme song: Cherry Bomb by Saya Subscribe to us: Apple Podcasts: goo.gl/oKyjFx Stitcher: goo.gl/5d8oFX Google Play: goo.gl/cDpMwT Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Or Better yet, leave us a review in Apple Podcasts.

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Mar 08 2018

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Rank #10: Ep. 26 #TheGlowDown Featuring Skincare Expert Caroline Hirons

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Without a doubt one of our most requested guests is *the* skincare guru, Caroline Hirons. The trained aesthetician and YouTuber is as famous for her no-bullshit attitude as she is her incredible skincare knowledge. Lucky for us, we were able to catch The Hirons in town for the launch of Indeed Labs' new Hydraluron Intense Moisture Lotion, to quiz her on which drugstore products she's loving now, which acids are okay to mix before bedtime—and details on one of her latest, very worthy, Instagram takedowns.   But first, we are freaking out over our very exclusive beauty podcast partnership with FounderMade, the creators of the very cool Consumer Discovery Show taking place in New York June 11th! Carlene will be on the scene (and wearing a Breaking Beauty t-shirt!), spying all the damn goods from over 100 makers in beauty, wellness and food. Plus, we'll be collecting all the highlights on the MIND-BLOWING panel of keynote speakers from Huda Kattan of Huda Beauty to makeup legend Bobbi Brown to Mrs. Rodial a.k.a Maria Hatzistefanis. We also want to invite you to be there and hello, we've got a 25% off discount code: CDSMDPT18. You can buy tickets here   And finally, don't miss our latest Damn Goods segment where we single out what's damn good! First we discuss the Erdem x Nars collection that made its debut at the MET gala on the foxy Kristin Scott Thomas last week. And then we get into a lash-off between Smashbox's Super Fan Mascara and Glossier's new Lash Slick Mascara (and we want to know who you think should win, btw, so chat at us on Instagram or in our Chatroom, k?!) And finally, Jill gets her jade roller on and shares a not-too-kooky hack you're all welcome to borrow. For more info on any of the products we discuss, check our blog for this episode here:  

Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn Theme song: Cherry Bomb by Saya Subscribe to us: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! 

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Join our private Facebook group And please rate and review us in Apple Podcasts. Thank you to our episode sponsor, FabFitFun! This seasonal subscription box retails for $49.99 USD but always has a value over $200. Breaking Beauty listeners can use the coupon code "BEAUTY" for $10 off your first box. #fabfitfunpartner

May 17 2018

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Rank #11: Ep. 48 Tata Harper Skincare Founder Tata Harper

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She’s the fresh-faced entrepreneur who’s been bottling her eponymous, all-natural skincare since 2010. Today we’re chatting with eco beauty pioneer Tata Harper! With her unmistakable green glass packaging and sophisticated, earth-friendly formulas, the Columbian skincare founder succeeded in elevating the whole green beauty game at a time when organic formulas couldn’t shake their crunchy granola rep.

Marrying all-natural and luxury for the very first time in beauty history, Tata Harper is still sourcing sustainably grown ingredients from all over the world, producing award-winning formulas in small batches at her Vermont farm. In today’s episode, you’ll find out exactly why the best-selling Resurfacing Mask—rich in pink clay, willow bark and beet extract— is worthy of its luxury price tag. (And why industry insiders like makeup artist Gucci Westman are forever fans.)

Carlene reveals her personal fave, along with Jill’s impression of her glamourous Tata Harper facial courtesy of Tata’s personal aesthetician, based at Le Bristol Hotel in Paris. You won’t want to miss Tata’s incredible origin story, having graduated from industrial engineering before one fateful event would change her life forever. Tune in to hear glimpses into Tata’s fashion-filled childhood, the mother-of-three’s thoughts on what she’s calling a “Clean-washing” sham happening in the beauty industry right now, and not to be missed, Tata reveals for the first time a top-secret new range she’s been working on, set to thrill long-time Tata Harper fans.

*Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*

Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Jan 23 2019

51mins

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Rank #12: Ep. 67 #TheGlowDown: Makeup By Mario on Flawless Skin Tips, The One Drugstore Product He Can’t Live Without & Mercury in Retrograde, okurrrrr

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Makeup dreams do come true. In today’s episode, we sit down with the one and only Mario Dedivanovic, a.k.a Makeup By Mario. With Kim Kardashian as his muse, is it any wonder the duo has created the defining makeup look of the decade? His masterclasses sell out across the country, so get ready for your very own mini-masterclass in how to perfect your base just.like.a.Kardashian.

We get all the tips on makeup’s biggest buzzwords right now: micro concealing, sand-bagging and baking—plus we even find out which drugstore product is his ride-or-die. And since he was in town with Philosophy skincare for our chat, Mario schools us on the must-have products he uses to prep before he even opens his makeup kit.

But it doesn’t end there! Who is this magic man, *really*? Get ready to hear Mario open up about what happens when mercury in retrograde rocks his world, what he does on precious days off and which faces, living or dead, does he dream of painting?

Finally, when will his rumoured makeup range become a reality? And how about that YouTube channel? All of this, in today’s episode. Slide into our DMs on Instagram and let us know what you think of our chat!

*Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*

Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


For any products mentioned in this episode, check out our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog

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May 29 2019

34mins

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Rank #13: Celeb Facialist Shani Darden on the Three Treatments That Will Transform Your Skin

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Our La-La land adventure continues and we made a pit stop at THE destination for flawless skin in 90210! Meet  Shani Darden, the go-to skin pro for celebs like Jessica Alba, Chrissy Teigen and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. Live from her brand new, eponymous day spa in Beverly Hills, the former model-turned-aesthetician reveals why starting her career working alongside a dermatologist proved so formative to her tried-and-true methods today. In fact, we’re “lasering” in on the top 3 skin treatments she most often uses to maintain the flawless faces of Tinsel Town’s A-list. You’ll learn the key differences between LED treatments, lasers and micro currents, including what to expect post-procedure – and how to know when you’ve gone too far. And for those of you who don’t have the budget for spendy treatments? Don’t worry, Shani’s got you covered with the specific names of machines you can use at home. Better yet, you’ll hear all about her own skincare routine, including her absolute obsession with retinol, a new product guaranteed to make your legs glow and a recent discovery she’s loving to smooth those stubborn, rough bumps on arms.

For any products mentioned in this episode, check out our blog and detailed show notes: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog

Thank you to this week’s show sponsors - without them, we wouldn’t be on the air! When you support our advertisers, you’re supporting our show. 

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*Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*

Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Nov 06 2019

40mins

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Rank #14: Skincare Basics: Are You Cleansing Your Skin The Right Way?

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From the gone-viral #60secondrule to what happens when you don’t wash your face for 28 (!!) days, today we’re talking about everything to do with washing your face. Plus, you’ll hear about the #damngood cleansing tools, double cleansers and non-drying foams we use ourselves.

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Cleansing is the first step in healthy, pH balanced skin – the Daily Mail even conducted an experiment all about what happens when you *don’t* wash your face for 28 days and we are shook! In today’s episode, we’re talking about everything to do with washing your face! You’ll hear the insider scoop on key ingredients, best-practice tips, and whether double-cleansing is worth the hype.

In this Damn Goods segment (brought to you in part by our friends at Foreo) Jill and Carlene go deep on their own personal cleansing routines, in a multi-step versus #lazyslashbusy face off. And for the first time ever, they introduce a brand new  “Call a Chemist” segment, featuring Michelle Wong from @labmuffinbeautyscience, to get the hard science on which ingredients to look for and which to avoid when building your own cleansing routine.

For any products mentioned in this episode, check out our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog

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Nov 13 2019

46mins

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Rank #15: Ep. 79 Glossier Founder Emily Weiss (Re-Release)

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We’re on a bit of a summer holiday, but by popular demand we’re bumping this previously released chat to the top of your feeds. She's the Founder and CEO to watch, and she started a revolution with Glossier, a millennial beauty brand that's commanded line-ups around the block with its era-defining pink-and-white packaging and its inclusive, raw beauty campaigns. She's Emily Weiss, the New Yorker topping Vogue and Forbes' lists alike. 

Find out why the other leading beauty brands are chasing Glossier's "v-commerce" business model (we didn't know what it was either!); learn the secrets behind Emily's editorial roots - including whose bathroom was the most epic for #TopShelf, her art for crowd-sourcing the brand's next innovations; and what she really remembers about those days interning at Vogue and making her debut on The Hills.

But most importantly, why is Glossier's Boy Brow the number one best-seller, exactly? We weigh in with our review of the most iconic product. Plus, don't miss Emily's personal beauty hacks—and what she wore to our interview. And finally, hear from the Glossier fan girls IRL, who we turn the mic over to in this revealing, femmes-first episode.

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Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

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Aug 21 2019

49mins

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Rank #16: The #DamnGood Spring 2020 Beauty Buys That You Need on Your Radar, Stat

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We put more than 50+ new products to the test to bring you our edited list of investment buys you’ll definitely want to add to your topshelf this spring. We spill the tea on the season’s biggest newsmakers, from Armani’s Luminous Silk Concealer, 20 years in the making (!) to Tatcha’s new Silk Canvas primer-in-a-bottle to Drunk Elephant’s upcoming haircare range, created with Jennifer Aniston’s longtime hairstylist, Chris McMillan.

That’s not all! Carlene and Jill reveal the overnight serum that’s been causing them to wake up hella glowy lately. Plus, we’ve got the answer to finding the exact makeup sure to get you that 90s monochromatic look as seen on Patrick Ta’s celeb-packed Insta feed. Finally, we phone-a-friend! Ingrie Williams of T-Zone Beauty is here to tell us what she thought after trying out Taraji P. Henson’s new, affordable haircare line for women of colour, TPH Hair. 

There’s something for everyone in this ultimate beauty lover’s episode.

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Mar 04 2020

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Rank #17: Ep. 46 Anastasia Beverly Hills founder Anastasia Soare

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We’re kicking off 2019 with a huge guest of honour and that is the one and only Anastasia Soare, founder of Anastasia Beverly Hills.  It’s her first podcast interview ever and we couldn’t be more excited to share with you her incredible story.

Romanian-born beauty entrepreneur Anastasia Soare fled communism in the late 1980s and moved to Los Angeles—not knowing a word of English—where she launched a beauty empire. She was the first aesthetician to patent the Golden Ratio Eyebrow Shaping Method, which quickly caught the attention of Hollywood elite (Cindy Crawford was her first client ever.) Anastasia was propelled into the spotlight on The Oprah Winfrey Show and later launched her namesake brand with a Beverly Hills flagship salon in 1997, going on to to create the company’s first product line in 2000. Her cult classics never fail to cause a complete frenzy: Brow Wiz, Contour Kit, Liquid Lipstick, and Eye Shadow Palettes. Don’t miss Carlene’s review of the latest eyeshadow palette, Sultry, while Jill takes the O.G. DipBrow Pomade for a spin.  

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Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

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Jan 09 2019

49mins

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Rank #18: The Sensitive Skin Must-Have Products We Use Ourselves

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Redness, burning, stinging - ugh! In today’s episode, Jill and Carlene deliver the damn good products for sensitive skin that keep their own complexions calm and carrying on.

We’re laying bare all of our most trusted makeup, skincare and body care musts that help us manage red, stingy or itchy skin. You’ll hear about the non-irritating micellar cleanser that gained notoriety to remove models’ makeup backstage; an acne-busting foundation that calms inflammation and looks natural; a budge-proof mascara that even *the* most sensitive eyes can handle, plus a fugly-but-effective hand cream for eczema that you’d swear your dad recommended. This Damn Goods segment is brought to you in part by Almay, one of few makeup brands that are hypoallergenic, dermatologist tested, and a total won’t-break-the-bank buy. Plus, you asked and we listened – our answers to “burning” listener questions, straight from our private Facebook chat room

For any products mentioned in this episode, check out our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog

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Oct 30 2019

47mins

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Rank #19: Ep. 74 K-Beauty Skin Secrets with Glow Recipe Co-Founder Christine Chang

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Glow Recipe co-founders and Shark Tank alums Christine Chang and Sarah Lee had no idea their little online store, offering a curated assortment of Korean beauty products, would explode into the multi-million dollar business it is today. Now, Glow Recipe is a Korean skincare company in its own right, selling out at Sephora on the regular. In this episode, Christine Chang tells us the inside story behind Glow Recipe’s massive success and what it’s like to go from L’Oréal marketing interns to beauty moguls – with their sights set on Australian expansion next.

Find out the origin story behind the best-selling Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask (a jar is sold every 3 minutes in over 33 countries around the world) that’s as precious in pastel pink packaging as it is effective at coaxing that covetable glass skin glow. The brand also launched a diffusion line, called Sweet Chef, exclusively at Target stores earlier this year. You’ll hear all the scoop on two follow up products hitting store shelves this month.

Thanks to our show sponsor, Audible.com:Audible is offering Amazon Prime members a special from now all the way up until July 31st. If you don’t already have an Audible membership you can start now and save. 66% on your first 3 months–that’s a total of $30 off. Visit audible.com/beauty to get started today.

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Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

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Jul 17 2019

41mins

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Rank #20: Ep. 37 Beauty Mogul Bobbi Brown: Founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics and Evolution 18

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Legendary makeup artist, New York Times best-selling author, wellness guru, hotelier and more - is there anything that Bobbi Brown can't do?

Hear all about her humble beginnings: from the 80s working with everyone from Whitney Houston to Jerry Hall before she went on to create the OG no makeup-makeup line at a time when every other cosmetic brand was still about selling sex in a lipstick. Just try to figure out Bobbi Brown Cosmetics’ best-seller—is it the foundation stick, the gel eyeliner, the shimmer brick, the Beach fragrance, or the nude eye palettes so many of us had on regular rotation? (The debate is on!) Find out the real reason why Brown chose to leave her namesake company, and she pulls no punches explaining what it felt like to walk away.

Plus, listen in as Brown explains her second act, developing a new range of beauty supplements, Evolution 18, not to mention her chic as hell hotel, The George. We also get real about Brown’s approach to interviewing some really big players for her lifestyle site justbobbi.com —with breaking news that Bobbi Brown is launching her own podcast! It's called Long Story Short Podcast and it's dropping this fall. And finally, you do not want to her answer to the question we are all dying to know: will she ever start a makeup line again?

Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn Audio production: Olivia Nashmi Theme song: Cherry Bomb by Saya Subscribe to us: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Podcasts Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! 

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Sep 26 2018

37mins

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You Won't Believe These #DamnGood Under $15 Beauty Finds!

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Does our Breaking Beauty #Fam love a deal or what? We’ve gone deep in the drugstore aisles this season to round up the latest cheap thrills and get this: every #damngood product we recommend is under $15!! Starting with two contenders to treat maskne and irritation, you’ll hear about a new K-Beauty pimple patch that can be worn beneath your makeup, along with a hydrogel face mask that’s designed to be worn under PPE. Is it a gimmick or a great? Jill asks her friend Betthany – who’s an actual ER nurse – to put it to the test! 

Plus, has Carlene found dupes for Sol De Janeiro’s Fragrance-Free Body Cream and Rare Beauty’s Soft Pinch Liquid Blush? You betcha. She also discovers an undereye concealer that you might decide to trade in your eye cream for. Another great tubing mascara that costs less than your Starbucks order, Glossier’s new enviro-friendly soap bar (with a campaign that’s giving us all the feels) and the one Instagram-worthy hand sanitizer – you’re not going to want to miss this money-saving, skin-craving, dope ass episode!

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Experience “The Purple Grid” and you’ll sleep like never before! Go to Purple.com/beauty10, and use promo code beauty10 for a limited time offer of 10% off any order of $200 or more.Got MilkLearn more about milk’s nutrients at www.whatcantmilkdo.ca, because really, what can’t milk do? 

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Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

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Oct 21 2020

52mins

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Founder of Dr. Sturm Skincare, Dr. Barbara Sturm

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German skincare founder Dr. Barbara Sturm has earned a cult celebrity following that includes Kim Kardashian, Hailey Bieber and Bella Hadid.  On the cusp of her newest outpost touching down in West Hollywood very soon –  you’re about to find out why the brand’s spa facials and Molecular Cosmetics line have become coveted around the world for delivering the famous #sturmglow.

Turns out, this doctor-backed line of luxury skincare isn’t your typical dermatological range. Dr. Sturm is rather a medical aesthetics doctor by trade, a trained orthopedist who once worked on the team who treated Kobe Bryant using PRP (plasma-rich platelet) therapy – the very injectable that inspired her to pioneer the “Vampire Facial”.

We ask Dr. Sturm about the bespoke, $1,400 MC1 “Blood” Cream she invented for her elite clientele that uses proteins from your own blood to promote your skin’s ability to heal itself. Then, stay tuned as she explains the ethos behind her eponymous retail range – premium formulas that shun chemical exfoliation. And just why is the Hyaluronic Serum $300 when The Ordinary’s HA costs only $6? Breaking Beauty fans wanna know!

For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog

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Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Oct 14 2020

32mins

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Shaughnessy Otsuji is the Restorative Tattoo Artist Changing People’s Lives

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In today’s episode, Jill sits down – pre-Covid times – with the restorative tattoo artist who’s about to become Los Angeles’ next big brow guru. It’s Shaughnessy Otsuji, co-founder of Studio Sashiko in Vancouver, who’s bringing her coveted “fluffy brows” to a new location in La-La Land next. Shaughnessy’s hyper-realistic approach to natural, microbladed brows has earned a celebrity clientele that includes Bachelorette stars Kaitlyn Bristowe and Jillian Harris – the pro even has her own Instagram filter! 

But what really sets Shaughnessy’s work apart is her 3-D, fine art tattoo renderings that far surpass the mighty microblade. Camouflaging scars, disguising stretch marks, even restoring nipples for breast cancer survivors – Shaughnessy and her team’s skills are seriously changing people’s lives. If you’ve ever dreamed of getting back to the brows you once had when you were twelve, tune in as she fills us in on the difference between microblading, brow lacquer, brow lamination and who is the best candidate for each. And, you won’t wanna miss where this trailblazer is taking restorative tattooing next – it’s truly, where no microblader has gone before.

For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog

Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Find us on Instagram, Twitter, our private Facebook group

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Oct 07 2020

43mins

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Rare Beauty! Byredo Makeup! The Perf Transitional Cleanser! Our #DamnGood Fall 2020 Beauty Haul Has Arrived

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We’re back with a fresh AF #damngoods episode! First up, there’s so.much.makeup news this season… We review the hotly-anticipated Rare Beauty collection by Selena Gomez, answering the question on everyone’s minds: does the foundation boasting 48 shades hold its own, or is it merely a Fenty-wannabe? Next, we weigh in on highlights from the brand new Byredo Makeup collection, a fire collab between the design-y fragrance house and badass makeup artist Isamaya Ffrench.

We also introduce you to a hurricane-proof tubing mascara, a consciously-crafted tinted moisturizer ideal for last minute Zoom meetings, and a deeply pigmented tinted balm designed to give you that coveted, Snow White-meets-the-witch lip and cheek stain vibe. A Black-owned lipstick brand that’s partnered with Michelle Obama to get you to vote, the perf transitional cleanser that promises not to dry you out, and first impressions of the latest skincare gadget to get on your Black Friday wish list early – consider this your ultimate Quart-What? fall beauty haul.

Want even more of our spot-on product recommendations? Be sure to check out our chat with fellow #podfam, Everything is Fine podcast, hosted by Tally Abecassis and Kim France, where we’re serving some of our fave new cheapie but goodie beauty finds

As always, we’ll list any products mentioned in this episode on our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog

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Sep 30 2020

56mins

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Huda Beauty Founder Huda Kattan

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Huda Kattan, Dubai-based founder and CEO of Huda Beauty, has been named one of the “Richest  Self-Made Women” in the world. The Iraqi-American makeup artist was an O.G. in the YouTuber space, and she’s still one of the most followed personalities on Instagram, with a whopping 47 million fans following her every move. Today, Huda shares the origin story behind the brand, starting with the Kardashian-adored false eyelashes that were an instant hit at Sephora, along with emotional insights on the sacrifices made along the way.

We find out why Huda is calling Wishful Skincare’s latest launch, the Get Even Rose Oil, her “Magic Oil.”  You’ll also discover her #1 drugstore foundation, the $$$ skincare item that she claims is completely worth the $500 price tag, along with the self-care practice she’s adapted during quarantine that involves “future energy...”

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Thank you to our show partners. When you support them, you support the creation of Breaking Beauty Podcast! 

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Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Sep 23 2020

48mins

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Your Biggest Hair Dilemmas, Solved! With Celebrity Hairstylist and Herbal Essences Spokesperson Bridget Brager

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Frizz, dryness, flatness –  here to help with  solutions, we’re sitting down with Herbal Essences Celebrity Hairstylist Bridget Brager. Bridget is a Los Angeles-based hairstylist who works with the glistening manes belonging to stars like Priyanka Chopra, Constance Wu and Millie Bobbie Brown.  We get all the tips on how to avoid breakage, a hack for making hair look thicker, driving moisture into your strands and whether or not those silk pillow cases are greats or gimmicks!

Bridget opens up her virtual, on-set hair kit, sharing her favourite drugstore products to beat frizz, her volumizing splurge that’s *actually* worth the spend, along with her hot tool must-haves you too can use at home to get that fresh-from-your-hairstylist swag. And, stay tuned until the end to find out the haircutting tricks to boost limp hair once salon doors are ready to swing open in your area again [insert prayer hands emoji here.]

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Sep 16 2020

36mins

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Breakout TikTok Star “Skincare by Hyram” On Making Products Go Viral, Dealing With Haters and His Personal Skincare Routine (Including His Acne Holy Grail!)

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Meet Skincare By Hyram – aka Hyram Yarbro – the 24-year-old “Skincare Specialist” whose viral videos are making ordinary brands like CeraVe sell out among his six million TikTok Stans. Starting with his popular skincare routine reaction videos launched earlier this year, his #skincarebyhyram hashtag has racked up 1.4 billion views on the platform in just six months. In today’s episode, Hyram discusses his lightning-fast rise to fame, including how he’s dealing with the success – and the mistakes he’s made along the way. 

We ask Hyram about that licensing deal we’ve been hearing about (Could “Hyram-Approved” Skincare be hitting store shelves soon?) And, we got you with his product recommendations, too. Find out which budget skincare brand he says is poised to be the next big thing. You’ll also hear about his complete, 4-step skincare routine, including the serum for oily skin he’s calling “sorcery in a bottle.” Finally, we find out which skincare tool is totally not worth the spend, and the skincare trend he’s predicting will be big for 2020 and beyond. *Trigger warning*Please note that eating disorders are discussed in this episode

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Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Sep 09 2020

41mins

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A #DamnGood DIY Beauty Special (Recipes for Skincare, Haircare and More!) Featuring Naked Beauty Podcast Host Brooke DeVard.

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Meet Brooke DeVard, host of Naked Beauty Podcast and total DIY skincare guru. Not only is her voice one of the calmest in all of podcasting, Brooke’s show was one of the first to hit the beauty space in 2016. Featuring casual-yet-candid chats on self-care routines along with deeper conversations in how we see the beauty in ourselves, Naked Beauty was nominated for an iHeartRadio Podcast Award earlier this year. Today, the mama-to-be is flinging open her kitchen cupboards to share her #damngood homemade recipes for luscious face oils, bountiful body scrubs, luxurious hair masks and more.

We’re not talking about resting cucumber slices on your eyes here, people! Brooke is delivering all the deets on where to source the best quality essential oils, which types of oils won’t cause breakouts, which dollar-saving skincare must you really should be making at home, and how to avoid an avocado hair mask emergency. (P.S. You’ll find all of Brooke’s recipes on our blog at breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog.)

Plus, in true #podswap spirit, catch us over on Brooke’s show,  Naked Beauty, this week! Your Breaking Beauty hosts Carlene & Jill are sharing their favourite clean beauty swaps, rounding up the best skincare and makeup dupes in the green beauty aisle that rival some of their conventional faves (look out, Glossier Future Dew!)

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*Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*

Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Sep 02 2020

36mins

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ColorWow Hair Founder Gail Federici

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Hands up if you’ve had to get creative to cover up your roots this year?! Without question, most of us have had to stretch between colorist visits. Today, we get the backstory behind the genius hair color-in-a-makeup-pan, earner of seven Allure Best in Beauty Awards and the impetus for about a bazillion knock-offs. 

Founder Gail Federici goes way back to share her roots in inventing strand-saving products, including the deets on her original brainchild, John Frieda Frizz Ease Serum. She’s also going to take us through the wild ride of selling that company (that may have involved a coin flip!) And finally, Gail tells us what it’s like working with Kim Kardashian’s mane man, Chris Appleton – he of the “glass hair trend” and arguably the secret weapon behind ColorWow’s trajectory from cult status to mass fandom.

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Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Aug 26 2020

44mins

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Camila Coelho On Living With Epilepsy, Her New Beauty Brand, Elaluz & Her Exact Nighttime Skincare Routine

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Today we are chatting with YouTube sensation Camila Coelho! With nearly 9 million Instagram fans, Camila is a bright star and a hugely influential voice in beauty and style today. But is everything as perfect as it seems? Camila opens up about her revelation that she’s been living with epilepsy since age nine, and why she decided to go public with her diagnosis in recent months. 

Plus, Camila reveals all the details on her newly launched, vegan beauty brand, Elaluz, a love letter to her native Brazil. (Psst! She drops a few sneak peeks of what else is coming soon in skincare, bodycare, haircare and more!) And, we get DETAILS on the skincare hacks she inherited from her Mom, her full, nighttime skincare routine and her thoughts on cosmetics surgery. 

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For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog

Thank you to our show partners. When you support them, you support the creation of Breaking Beauty Podcast! 

Apostrophe:Get your first visit with a board-certified dermatologist on Apostrophe.com for FREE with the code: BEAUTY. This code is only available to Breaking Beauty listeners and you won’t find it anywhere Else. To get started go to Apostrophe.com and click “begin visit.”Sakara: Sakara offers plant-based, ready-to-eat meals designed to boost energy, improve digestion and get you feeling and looking healthy from the inside out. Right now, Sakara is offering Breaking Beauty listeners 20% off their first order when they go to Sakara.com/BEAUTY or enter code BEAUTY at checkout. 

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Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Aug 19 2020

41mins

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Mega Beauty Influencer Jackie Aina on Diversity in Beauty, Her New Brand, Forvr Mood & Her Best Foundation Hack Ever

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Meet the Super Influencer with her own jingle: Jackie, Jackie, Jackie, Jackie, Jackie, Jackie!  So how did YouTube veteran Jackie Aina go from serving in the military to serving lewks as one of the top makeup influencers in the game? For over a decade, Jackie’s legions of YouTube fans – 3.5 million subscribers and counting – have tuned in for the dope tutorials, legit LOLs (those memes!), and her hot takes on the beauty industry. 

Today, we’re marinating on the mad success of the OG content Queen, on the heels of her first ever brand launch, Forvr Mood. Jackie fills us in with all the deets on her new line of candles, pillowcases and more – soon to expand into skincare and fine fragrance! You’ll also hear about how she is personally affecting change when it comes to diversity in the beauty industry, and how she sees the world of YouTube now. She also reveals her topshelf faves, along with her best makeup tips for shade-matching foundation and helping your makeup last all damn day. 

Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Find us on Instagram, Twitter

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For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog

Thank you to our show partners. When you support them, you support the creation of Breaking Beauty Podcast! 

Apostrophe:

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Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Aug 12 2020

46mins

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Sol de Janeiro Co-Founder Camila Pierotti

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Happy summer friends! Today, we’re diving into the cult-fave Brazilian body care line that celebrates your every curve with its beach-vibe packaging and ridiculously addicting scent. Launched back in 2015, Sol de Janeiro’s body butters, washes and scrubs are inspired by the beaches of Rio, all designed to help you flaunt the body you’ve got. We get the backstory on the brand’s cheekily named Brazilian Bum Bum Cream, as Camila reveals how the founders broke all kinds of classic business rules on the path to the brand’s massive success. 

Plus, Camila harkens back to her roots to share Brazilian beauty secrets (like why they’re so obsessed with their toes!) and the traditional recipe she still makes today. Stay tuned until the end for Carlene and Jill’s personal reviews on what makes Sol de Janeiro’s best-selling Brazilian BUM BUM cream so.damn.good. And ANNOUNCEMENT EMOJI! Follow our Instagram where we’ll be hosting a very special giveaway valued at $500 for one of our lucky listeners. 

Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Find us on Instagram, Twitter

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For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog

Thank you to our show partners. When you support them, you support the creation of Breaking Beauty Podcast! 

Apostrophe:Apostrophe is an online prescription skincare company that helps you meet your personal skincare goals. Get your first consultation with a board-certified dermatologist for FREE with the code BEAUTY. To get started go to www.Apostrophe.com and click “Begin Visit.”

*Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*

Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Aug 05 2020

30mins

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“Clean Beauty” in the Era of Misinformation With Cosmetic Chemist Jen Novakovich of The Eco Well

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Is “Clean Beauty” a myth? According to a growing social media movement led by the scientific community, a lot of the ingredients on all of those “free-from” lists may not be so dangerous after all. Today we’re chatting with Jen Novakovich, the cosmetic chemist and formulator behind The Eco Well. Jen started her platform to bring more science into the conversation around sustainability in personal care, with a mission to help correct some of the misinformation making headlines today.

Are parabens as awful as we’re made to believe? How much of a topical ingredient is actually absorbed into the bloodstream? What does “medical-grade” skincare really mean? And is anything “chemical-free”? Listen in as Jen answers these questions and more, offering some helpful tools to critically evaluate what you’re hearing – and buying. But first, Carlene and Jill weigh in with their thoughts on why they’re not quite done with the world of Clean Beauty yet!

And, be sure to check out Jen’s podcast The Eco Well - where Jill and Carlene will be featured guests in September, talking about beauty journalism, podcasting and more. 

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For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog

Thank you to our show partners. When you support them, you support the creation of Breaking Beauty Podcast! 

SakaraSakara is a nutrition company that focuses on overall wellness, starting with what you eat. Their organic, ready-to-eat meals are made with powerful plant-based ingredients, and they are designed to boost your energy, improve your digestion, and get your skin glowing. Right now, Sakara is offering our listeners 20% off their first order when they go to Sakara.com/BEAUTY or enter code beauty at checkout. 

*Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*

Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Jul 29 2020

40mins

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The #DamnGood Indie Brands That You Need to Know About Right Now

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As two longtime beauty editors, we’ve always made it a point to highlight the *breakthrough* people, products and moments snatching our attention. Today, we’re shining a light on the latest indie brands breaking through a whole lotta clutter. From the next K-Beauty Vitamin C serum bound to make its way onto your top shelf with its purse-friendly price tag, to the colourful Gen-Z toner already fire with TikTok fans, here are our picks of what’s sure to be the next big things.

Discover the under-the-radar Canadian haircare brand for curly girls that’s just been scooped up by Target, along with a haute hair jewelry line designing functional art for afros, locs and braids. Nude lipsticks for all skin tones (for real), and a first-to-market powder shampoo for zero-waste fans – these are the #DamnGood indie brands to get on your radar, right now.

Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Find us on Instagram, Twitter

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For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog

*Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*

Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Jul 22 2020

48mins

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Miranda Kerr, Founder of Kora Organics

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Supermodel, beauty mogul and philanthropist at heart, Miranda Kerr unravels the glowing backstory behind Kora Organics, founded in 2009. Listen in as Miranda recalls her days growing up around her Grandmother’s farm in her native Australia, where she discovered the skin-soothing magic of Noni fruit, the hero ingredient in the range. An early adopter in the clean beauty movement, Kora Organics is now sold in over 2,500 stores in 25 countries around the world, and you’ll find out how the brand is pulling up for change today. 

With a personal empire now estimated at $80 million, Miranda reflects on her early days as a supermodel, gracing the pages of high fashion magazine covers and the Victoria’s Secret runway before becoming a bonafide #beautypreneur. Plus, the busy mum-of-three reveals all the deets on her getting ready routine, from how-to use a Gua Sha stone to game-changing celery juice to the “clean” and conventional beauty products she can’t live without.

Stay tuned until the end, as Carlene and Jill weigh in on Kora Organics’ best-selling Noni Glow Face Oil, with a hot scoop on what’s coming next from the brand!

For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog

Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Find us on Instagram, Twitter

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Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Jul 15 2020

42mins

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How to Treat Hyperpigmentation (Everything from Post-Acne Derm Procedures like Microneedling to Drugstore Skincare Finds That Work) with Dermatologist Dr. Alexis Stephens

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Dark spots beware! Today we’re chatting about all things hyperpigmentation with Dr. Alexis Stephens, a Florida-based dermatologist and Skin of Color expert who’s leading the charge when it comes to cultural competency in the field of skin science. (Check out her life-changing before-and-afters on patients here.) We’re getting to the bottom of why hyperpigmentation happens and what you can do about it, whether you’ve been dealt melasma, erythema or post-inflammatory pigmentation due to genetics, hormones or sun damage.

Dr. Stephens is also a trained beauty chemist, so stay tuned as she gets into the specific ingredients to treat hyperpigmentation, from the best prescription options to her top budget finds you can find at major beauty retailers. Then, listen to the end as she addresses our top listener questions: how to get rid of acne scars, hyperpigmentation treatments for body, the merits of micro-needling, and the real talk on hydroquinone. The number one thing we learned? While there isn’t a single “magic cream,” there’s help for hyperpigmentation yet.

For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog

Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Find us on Instagram, Twitter

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Thank you to our show partners. When you support them, you support the creation of Breaking Beauty Podcast! 

NATIVE Make the switch to Native Deodorant today by going to NativeDeo.com/Beauty20 or use promo code Beauty20 at checkout and get 20% off your first order.

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Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Jul 08 2020

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#DamnGood Summer Beauty Products Bonanza! The Self-Tanners, Bronzers, Lippies, Masks & Dry Shampoo Helping us Glow Up Right Now (Plus, a Brand New Game-Changing Makeup Tool)

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Wanna know what’s really* worth the spend this summer? Just in time for quarantine-release mini gatherings everywhere, Carlene discovers a brand new self-tanning-meets-serum hybrid, while Jill gives Wishful Skincare’s new radiance-inducing face mask a go. (She tests the neck-snatching mask, too! Gimmick or great? Inquiring minds want to know!) On the makeup front, stay tuned as Carlene discovers a multi-purpose cream tint – designed especially for sensitive skin – that’s already selling out at Sephora. 

Then, you won’t want to miss our take on Charlotte Tilbury’s new Airbrush Bronzers. Magnetic lashes that will make you question whether you ever need to spend on pro lash extensions again, a dry shampoo that lets you skip out on fine fragrance and Makeup Eraser’s BRAND NEW makeup sponge designed to go in the washing machine – if these products weren’t so #DamnGood, you’d swear they were too good to be true!  

For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog

If you’re a Black creator who wants to get in touch with us regarding podcasting support, email us: BreakingBeautyPodcast@gmail.com. Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Find us on Instagram, Twitter,  Join our private Facebook group

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Thank you to our show partners. When you support them, you support the creation of Breaking Beauty Podcast! 

Nutrafol:

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Make the switch to Native Deodorant today! Get 20% off your first order at  Nativedeo.com/Beauty20 or use promo code Beauty20 at checkout.

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Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Jul 01 2020

50mins

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Miss Jessie's Haircare Co-Founder Miko Branch

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Today we’re sitting down virtually with Miko Branch, co-founder of Miss Jessie’s Haircare. Hairstylist by trade, Miko launched the line in 2004 with her late sister, Titi Branch, sharing the Curly Pudding recipe they mixed up for their devoted clientele.Without any help from investors, the siblings bootstrapped the entire business, taking the homemade hair concoctions they learned to make in their grandmother’s kitchen to front and centre at major retail stores. Today, Miss Jessie’s is adored by celebrities like Alicia Keys, Lupita Nyong'o and Zendaya, along with curly, kinky, coily and wavy-hair women everywhere. In this episode, Miko takes us through the fascinating backstory behind the brand, from their earliest days in the bustling Bedford–Stuyvesant salon to the secret to their best-selling Pillow Soft Curls — a wonder product that harnesses fabric softener technology for your hair to keeping Titi’s legacy alive through the company. Plus, catch Miko’s best tips for embracing your curls and transitioning from relaxed to natural hair. 

Revealing the toughest and most rewarding moments in her storied journey to entrepreneurial success, Miko leaves us with advice on the best ways to support female Black business owners right now. Plus, stay tuned until the end for a special phone-a-friend! Fellow beauty journo Ingrie Williams of The T-Zone is back on the mic with her review of the iconic, Pillow Soft Curls.

Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Find us on Instagram, Twitter

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For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog

Thank you to our show partners. When you support them, you support the creation of Breaking Beauty Podcast! True Botanicals Try these Clean-formula skin and body products that are delivered right to your door. Get 15% off your first purchase at TrueBotanicals.com/BEAUTY

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Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


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Jun 24 2020

48mins

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Brooke Lynn Hytes on Pride, Makeup Tricks and Her New Role as a Judge on Canada's Drag Race!

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Happy Pride everyone! In today’s episode, we’re celebrating Pride Month with Canadian drag artist Brooke Lynn Hytes! The Queen of the North, who was first runner up in the 11th season of RuPaul's Drag Race, is here to spill the tea on her royal beauty routine, allying through advocacy and her new role as an official judge on Canada’s Drag Race Season 1 - premiering on Crave Canada and Wow Presents Plus in the U.S., BBC3 in the UK and Stan Australia on July 2nd.

Ever wondered about the transformational tricks behind Drag makeup? Brooke Lynn reveals her secret hacks to make eyes look totally snatched as we uncover her #1 drugstore fave, the ride-or-die skincare keeping her complexion so damn smooth and finally, the craziest place she’s ever done makeup! Plus, stay tuned until the end when Ines (Carlene’s daughter and fellow Super Fan) makes her podcasting debut to find out: how can we celebrate Pride Month when we’re under quarantine?

* Shout out to the Unique Women's Coalition in support of #BlackTransLivesMatter mentioned in today's episode. To learn more and donate, click here.

For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog

Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Find us on Instagram, Twitter, Join our private Facebook group

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Thank you to our show partners. When you support them, you support the creation of Breaking Beauty Podcast! 

SAKARASakara delivers organic, plant-based meals to your doorstep. Get 20% off your order when you visit Sakara.com/Beauty and enter code BEAUTY at checkout

*Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*

Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


Produced by Dear Media Studio

Jun 17 2020

44mins

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The Best Mineral Sunscreens Right Now, Tested

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In today’s episode, we’ll review the latest FDA findings around sun safety, along with our roundup of the best mineral sunscreen innovations shaking their “chalky” reputation of the past. Also known as physical sunscreens, SPFs that use mineral filters like zinc oxide and titanium dioxide to filter out the sun’s UV rays used to resemble thick white paint when you put them on. Good news though: the 2.0 versions now come in silky textures, matte finishes and glowy serums (seriously, there’s something for everyone!)

From a formula for dry complexions you’d swear is a skincare lotion to a winner for oily skin that’s already selling out at Sephora to a groundbreaking luminous serum for all skin tones, get ready to get your summer on with this epic mineral sunscreen roundup. Plus, don’t miss our favourite formula for clean beauty lovers, and stay tuned until the end to find out which drugstore SPF was good enough to make the final cut (it’s not the brand you think!). 

As we mentioned off the top of the show, we want to support any Black Creators interested in starting your own podcast. We can share the skills that we’ve learned over the past 3.5 years of creating Breaking Beauty:  everything from best practices on technical set up to remote recordings, scripts, production process, how to monetize and more. So if you’ve been thinking about starting a podcast, or have an existing show, just drop a note on email at: BreakingBeautyPodcast@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you. 

For any products, people or links mentioned in this episode, check out our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog.

Thank you to our show partners. When you support them, you support the creation of Breaking Beauty Podcast! 

NutrafolGrow thicker, healthier hair with Nutrafol. Head to Nutrafol.com and use promo code BEAUTY to get 20% off. Shipping is free on all monthly deliveries and you can pause or cancel your subscription anytime.

True BotanicalsWe’ve got an exclusive offer just for Breaking Beauty listeners to try True Botanicals - an all-natural and organic skincare and bodycare line that’s delivered straight to your door. Get 15% off your FIRST purchase at www.truebotanicals.com/beauty

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Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn

Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya


Produced by Dear Media Studio

Jun 10 2020

40mins

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My favourite beauty podcast! Thank you for sharing all the knowledge!