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Fat Mascara

Beauty journalists (and friends!) Jessica Matlin and Jennifer Sullivan bring you the big, juicy world of beauty twice a week. On Wednesdays, they share their insider access to the industry, discuss news and culture through the lens of beauty, and talk about their beauty adventures as well as their favorite fragrances, skincare, and makeup. On Fridays, they interview their favorite people in the business, including celebrities, makeup artists, perfumers, dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and more. Delivered with a heavy dose of fun, Fat Mascara is where beauty obsessives can get their fix. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Ep 52: Emily Weiss of Glossier

Emily Weiss, founder and CEO of Glossier, talks about the moment she knew she had a killer idea, the future of the brand, and gives us a sneak peek to some upcoming products. Before the interview: We chat about lady mustaches, hanging with Bella Hadid, and beauty apps worth downloading. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

53mins

9 Mar 2017

Rank #1

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Ep 139: All About Eyes

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 WandInstagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit witter: @fatmascara Email: info@fatmascara.com Website: fatmascara.com Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

56mins

11 Jan 2019

Rank #2

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Ep 30: Bobbi's World

Makeup artist and business wiz Bobbi Brown is here, and the advice she shares is basically life-changing. Jess & Jenn also share thoughts on the Marc Jacobs show, chat about the Emmys, skincare expiration dates, and a different kind of green manicure. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

50mins

22 Sep 2016

Rank #3

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Ep 48: Charlotte Tilbury Wears Makeup to Bed

Makeup genius or life coach? Charlotte Tilbury does double duty, spilling beauty advice and tips for living in this (long-awaited) episode. Prepare to be transformed! Before that, we discuss Neutrogena's newest ambassador; the power of magnesium; and how long your hairdryer has to live. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 2mins

9 Feb 2017

Rank #4

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Ep 76: Jen Atkin of Ouai Says Lose the Ego

Jen Atkin covers SO much ground in this interview. To start? How to use Instagram to your advantage, dealing with jealousy, cutting bangs, Real Housewives, egg freezing, and way more. Before that: We talk Victoria Beckham and Fenty Beauty; Jess recounts her private hair tutorial; and we respond to some listener feedback. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 18mins

15 Sep 2017

Rank #5

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Ep 69: Goop Beauty Director Jean Godfrey-June

Goop beauty director Jean Godfrey-June is here to talk natural deodorants, concealer tips, her miracle cure for seasonal allergies, and how to break into beauty writing. Plus, adventures in NYC commuting, the truth about mineral oil, and pre-shampoo treatments. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 17mins

24 Jul 2017

Rank #6

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Ep 178: Ask a Facialist: Renée Rouleau

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. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a WandInstagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jenneditTwitter: @fatmascaraEmail: info@fatmascara.comWebsite: fatmascara.com Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

53mins

15 Oct 2019

Rank #7

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Special Ep: Derm Secrets for Strong Skin, with Dr. Erin Gilbert

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/vichyFor more on Dr. Gilbert: https://www.vichyusa.com/discover-vichy/experience-vichy/meet-our-expertsFor more on the Exposome: https://www.vichyusa.com/discover-vichy/experience-vichy/vichy-exposomFor more on how our products are made: https://www.vichyusa.com/discover-vichy/experience-vichy/vichy-formulation-charterFor more info on the Mineralizing Water: https://www.vichyusa.com/discover-vichy/experience-vichy/mineralizingwater Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

29mins

19 Sep 2019

Rank #8

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Ep 58: 50 Shades of Pink with French Makeup Artist Violette

Rebel makeup artist Violette shares her French girl beauty secrets, like how to pull off lived-in liner or get "sex hair." Before that: We talk toner, The Fragrance Foundation awards, and Gwyneth Paltrow's trick for getting grounded. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

49mins

20 Apr 2017

Rank #9

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Ep. 106: Rose Petals and Hot Water

Wedding recap time! Jess shares all the beauty details of her big day, Jenn plays doctor and injects filler, and the girls explain why bronzer can sometimes be a dirty word. Then, Benefit Cosmetics global beauty authority Maggie Ford Danielson reveals the company's storied past, details her favorite charities (and what you can do to help), and explains why she'd apply mascara with a Beautyblender if she could. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

43mins

4 May 2018

Rank #10

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Ep 134: Retinol, Retinoid, Retin-A, Retinoic Acid

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. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

56mins

30 Nov 2018

Rank #11

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Ep 35: A Pail of Diamond Dust with Tata Harper

We are going green for Halloween! Beauty entrepreneur Tata Harper is here to tell us about her natural skincare line, the coyotes on her farm, and the Tata way to apply blush. Plus, we share what we'll be doing on Oct 31, discover a surprising cause of back pimples, and find out what's hiding under long nails. Scary stuff! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

50mins

27 Oct 2016

Rank #12

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Ep 161: Drunk Elephant Founder Tiffany Masterson

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 WandInstagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit Twitter: @fatmascara Email: info@fatmascara.com Website: fatmascara.com Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

58mins

18 Jun 2019

Rank #13

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Ep 88: Bouncy Bouncy Skin with Vicky Tsai of Tatcha

Vicky Tsai, founder of Tatcha, shares beauty secrets she learned from Japanese geisha—and drops mad skincare knowledge. Before that: End-of-day face fixes, virtual reality in the beauty retail world, and the best ways to detangle your hair. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 3mins

15 Dec 2017

Rank #14

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Ep 98: The Ten Most Popular Beauty Products Mentioned on Our Podcast

On this Very Special Episode, we count down the top 10 most-mentioned products on Fat Mascara ever! From the best mascara to best lipsticks, it's everything you need in your kit. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

31mins

2 Mar 2018

Rank #15

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Ep 185: Dr. Barbara Sturm Says We Shouldn't Suffer for Beauty

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 WandInstagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jenneditTwitter: @fatmascaraEmail: info@fatmascara.comWebsite: fatmascara.com Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

59mins

10 Dec 2019

Rank #16

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Ep 101: Dermatologist Dr. Heidi Waldorf on Cosmetic Fillers, Botox, Injectables, and Antiaging

Dermatologist Heidi Waldorf pops by to talk all things injectables, the best pillow for avoiding wrinkles, the state of anti-aging, and loads more. Before that, we reveal the biggest trend in niche fragrance, the verdict on CoolSculpting, and how to break out of that winter beauty slump. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

51mins

23 Mar 2018

Rank #17

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Ep 163: Actives, Antioxidants, and the Truth About Topicals

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 WandInstagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit Twitter: @fatmascara Email: info@fatmascara.com Website: fatmascara.com Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

58mins

2 Jul 2019

Rank #18

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Ep 144: To All the Products We've Loved Before

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 WandInstagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jennedit Twitter: @fatmascara Email: info@fatmascara.com Website: fatmascara.com Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

33mins

15 Feb 2019

Rank #19

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Ep 55: Jelly Texture with Alicia Yoon of Peach & Lily

Peach & Lily CEO and founder Alicia Yoon talks to us about the current Korean beauty obsession. Before that, we chat about the celestial beauty trend, debate bar soap versus body wash, and take a closer look at keratin products. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

39mins

31 Mar 2017

Rank #20