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Hosts (and friends!) Jessica Matlin and Jennifer Goldstein turn up the volume and bring you the big, juicy, world of beauty on their weekly podcast. With day jobs as beauty editors, Jess & Jenn are plugged in to the industry's latest news and share their inside access along with candid stories of their beauty adventures, from celebrity interviews and freaky new facials to miracle products and epic beauty fails. Each week, they also get advice from their favorite people in the business, including Hollywood makeup pros, perfumers, plastic surgeons, and even the manicurist at their local nail salon. Delivered with a heavy dose of fun, Fat Mascara is where beauty obsessives can get their fix.

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Episode Date
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.

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Feb 15, 2019
Ep 143: When Are You More Than Just an Influencer?

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.

Feb 08, 2019
Ep 142: Ask The Pharmacist

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. 

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Feb 01, 2019
Ep. 141: From Red Carpet to Green Beauty

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!

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Jan 25, 2019
Ep 140: Everybody Has a Beauty Story

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. 

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Jan 18, 2019
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.

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Jan 11, 2019
Ep 138: The Naughty & Nice List

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!

Dec 28, 2018
Ep 137: Do What Feels Good

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. 

Dec 21, 2018
Ep 136: The Magic of Cannabis

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. 

Dec 18, 2018
Ep 135: A Vodka Soda and Three Hot Dogs

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.

Dec 07, 2018
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.

Nov 30, 2018
Ep. 133 Respect Your Face

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?

Nov 23, 2018
Ep 132: How to Approach a Face

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.

Nov 16, 2018
Ep 131: Soko Mascara

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?

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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  

Nov 09, 2018
Ep 130: Go Ask Alex

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.

Nov 02, 2018
Ep 129: Works Cited

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.

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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  

Oct 19, 2018
EP 128: Somebody's Hoarding Makeup

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. 

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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  

Oct 12, 2018
Ep 127: The Don

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.

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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  

Oct 05, 2018
Ep 126: Don't @ Me

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.  

Sep 28, 2018
Ep 125: Let's Talk About Lady Parts

Lo Bosworth, founder and CEO of Love Wellness and former pseudo-reality star (Laguna BeachThe 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?)

Sep 21, 2018
Ep. 124: I'm From Another Planet

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. 

Sep 14, 2018
Ep 123: The Cosmetics Cop

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!

Sep 07, 2018
Ep 122: Treasure Trove

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! 

Aug 31, 2018
Ep 121: Hey, Hunnie!

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.

Aug 24, 2018
Ep 120: That Housewives Look

Luke Henderson, celebrity makeup artist and hairstylist, gets real about working with reality stars (he tends to the most major Real Housewives and Ladies of London), shares his top makeup recommendations, and reveals what on-demand beauty apps are doing to the economics of the industry. Before that: Big news for the Fat Mascara Fam (Jenn’s engaged!) and taking the perfect ring selfie is harder than it looks; California moves to ban animal testing; and—serious question—are waves the new blowout?

Aug 17, 2018
Ep 119: You Only Have One Face

Aerin Lauder, founder of beauty and lifestyle brand Aerin, shares the sweetest stories about her grandmother (Mrs. Estée Lauder!) and talks about her company, her signature style, and her friends Ralph Lauren, Tom Ford, and Michael Kors (NBD). Before that, we discuss CosmoProf, influencers throwing shade, collagen supplements, and beauty brands that manufacture scarcity with hyped-up waiting lists. 

Aug 10, 2018
Ep 118: Bold, Courageous, and a Little Outrageous

Linda Wells, chief creative officer at Revlon and founding editor of Allure, explains why the world needs another beauty brand (Flesh), shares what she really thinks about magazines, and opens up about her infamous banned-word list. Oh, and she tells us what products she actually pays for. Before that: New segment alert!: Jess Shops Like a Normal Person. Also, what to do if you get a sunburn.

Jul 27, 2018
Ep 117: The New Television

Mega-beauty influencer Jaclyn Hill opens up about that wedge between the influencer and editorial worlds, squashes rumors about her self-made story, and explains why she's more private than ever these days. (Also, she gives major selfie tips.) Before that, we recap our first-ever Fat Mascara listener party; ponder Forbes' Kylie Jenner cover feature; and spotlight a questionable new men's hair trend.

Jul 20, 2018
Ep. 116: Welcome to California

Moon Juice founder Amanda Chantal Bacon gives us the scoop on her new adaptogenic skincare line, why lowering our cortisol is the key to good skin (and great sex), and what it's like to be the (unintentional) face of the modern wellness movement. Also: Jess fills us in on her wellness odyssey, and Jenn finds a new (ultra-gentle) alternative to retinol.

Jul 13, 2018
Ep. 115: The Only One in Red Lipstick

Erin Parsons, Global Makeup Artist for Maybelline New York, talks to us about how she went from the Air Force to the makeup counter to working with Gigi Hadid in the big leagues. Before that, we chat about a boundary-pushing new beauty brand, Billie; why face wash doesn't get enough play; and our summer air-drying strategies.

Jul 06, 2018
Ep. 114: Will There Be Tinctures?

Herbalist Barbara Close, founder of Naturopathica, shares her holistic approach to skincare without getting judgy about synthetics—and tells us how to prevent bloating after eating beans and greens. Also in this episode: an invitation to our Nexxus party; Jenn's eyelash perm; deep thoughts on button-pushing beauty (and Flesh, Linda Wells's new line at Ulta); and Hwahae, a Korean app that deciphers ingredient labels.

Jun 29, 2018
Ep. 113: Pink Bubble Theory

Tina Bornstein of Tony & Tina enlightens us on the power of color and helps us tap into our own intuitive powers. In addition to being a beauty guru, she's also an energetic healer. Before that: We talk about our upcoming summer listener party (listen for deets!) and the new maximalist v. minimalist makeup debate. 

Jun 22, 2018
Ep 112: It Can't Be Too Bedazzled

Hair guru Adir Abergel explains how to wear hair accessories (and not look ridiculous), reveals the cut of the moment, and inspires us to wear more jewelry. Before that: We chat about Sephora's big new beauty event, Crayola's cool Asos collab, and our cool new crimping hack.

Jun 15, 2018
Ep 111: In the Mood for a Highlight

Rita Hazan, celebrity colorist, tells us what's killing your dye job, how to preserve it, and which shade of blonde just has to go. Before that: We chat about Jenn's #1 beauty crush; reveal our favorite beauty beach reads; and map out the ultimate travel beauty routine. 

Jun 08, 2018
Ep 110: Makeup Gives You Superpowers

Ukonwa Ojo, CoverGirl's SVP of marketing, explains why the company dropped its "Easy, Breezy, Beautiful" tagline, stresses the importance of inclusivity in the beauty world, and predicts where the industry is going next. Before that: how women with food allergies should shop for beauty, the Fenty effect in makeup, and reef-safe sunscreens.

Jun 04, 2018
Ep 109: A Royal Mini Pod

Meghan Markle got married! We chat about her wedding look (she and Jess had the same makeup artist, Daniel Martin!). Plus, we discuss the Cosmetic Executive Women Beauty Awards, do a Deep Dive on the skincare ingredient squalane, give you fixes for blisters, and review Glossier’s new mascara.

May 26, 2018
Ep 108: You Swallowed A Piano

Smile! Cosmetic dentist Dr. Marc Lowenberg talks about bad breath, which oral care products are B.S., and what you can really do to get a more beautiful smile. Before that, we've got tips for preventing eyeshadow fallout and our take on some fancy new facials. Plus, Jenn talks about bladder matters, including how she deals with interstitial cystitis and recurrent UTIs.

May 18, 2018
Ep 107: Chic, Chic, and Chicer

Rachel Goodwin, NARS Director of Pro Artistry, talks Met Gala glamour, her ice cream obsession, and the most underutilized product in your kit. Before that, we chat about Jess's Bazaar new gig; Pat McGrath's divine new collaboration; the real deal on sugaring; and whether your skincare really works better at night.

May 11, 2018
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.

May 04, 2018
Ep 105: Don't Stick Razors Up Your Nose

Essence magazine's fashion and beauty director, Julee Wilson, fills in for Jess while she's away on her honeymoon. During this special episode of Fat Mascara, Julee and Jenn discuss New York City's Beautycon, the double-cleansing trend, and have some very real talk about body-hair grooming. 

Apr 27, 2018
Ep 104: Products Don't Have a Gender

GQ grooming director Garrett Munce discusses why men want permission to talk about beauty, the death of the term "metrosexual," and the reason he's over the lumberjack look. We also share the science behind topicals with CBD (cannabidiol), discuss Bobbi Brown's new wellness line, and get into the history (and current popularity) of cica balms.

Apr 20, 2018
Ep 103: Love Your Bugs

Dermatologist Whitney Bowe explains just what the heck the microbiome is (and why you should care), busts some old school skin myths, and adds some new beauty foods to your shopping list. Before that: We chat lip balm addiction; moisturizing at midday; and the new-school beer rinses.

Apr 06, 2018
Ep 102: Whatever Makes you Comfortable

Serge Normant takes us through his career, from the early days of shared rooms to his big time salon in New York. Plus, some inevitable conversation on where the industry is headed (and how many products you'll need for the journey). Before that: Jenn's first couple's massage; the new millennial fragrances; and you asked, we answered: Is dermaplaning screwing up your skin?

Mar 30, 2018
Ep 101: People Are Shocked

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.

Mar 23, 2018
Ep 100: Sauvage

Frédéric Fekkai and Shirin von Wulffen, the married couple behind Provençal bath and body line Bastide, talk with Jess about slow beauty and explain why the laissez-faire French girl beauty thing is a sham. Before that, we share our listeners' biggest beauty regrets, along with some of our own.

Mar 16, 2018
Ep 99: Blonde Bombshell

Justin Anderson, colorist and creative director of dpHUE, talks all things blonde, which celebrities are actually cool IRL, Mormon beauty, the best skincare tips he's picked up from his clients, and lots more goss! Before that: Jenn's high-risk press trip; Oscars beauty; and going makeup-free. 

Mar 09, 2018
Ep 98: Top Ten

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.

Mar 02, 2018
Ep 97: 50% of the Population Has It

Hairstylist Sunnie Brook talks about the glam (and not so glam) side of celebrity hairdressing—and shares some amazing advice she got from her dad. Plus, we talk about beauty products that cause air pollution; in-flight air pollution; and some highlighter and mascara tips that may just blow your mind.

Feb 23, 2018
Ep 96: It's Not Gray, It's Sparkles

Lorraine Massey, gray hair guru (and founder of curly girl mecca Devachan) stops by to talk all things silver. Before that: We chat about Fashion Week trends; over-exfoliation; and of course, the Deciem drama we can't stop watching.

Feb 16, 2018
Ep 95: The Physical Chemistry

A Valentine’s Day Special! Dr. Geoffrey Genesky, scientific director for Kiehl’s—and Jess’s fiancé—talks about skincare formulation, the truth about silicone, and how the beauty industry’s hottest romance got its start. Also in this episode: the myth of perfect skin, hypoallergenic hype, and makeup tips for daytime drama.

Feb 09, 2018
Ep 94: I Do the Question Asking

Listen, we have so much to discuss with you guys this week, we decided to keep it real cozy (i.e. there's no guest). On the table: Some major job changes for both of us; listener feedback to the Kim Kardashian segment from episode 92; Jess's electrifying Clear + Brilliant recap; and a Beauty Book Report on the world's chicest lip balm. 

Feb 02, 2018
Ep 93: Luxury of Time

Jo Malone London's executive director of product development, Céline Roux, explains the magic that goes into making some of our favorite scents. Before that: L'Oréal's newest hair spokesperson steps down; a recap of Indie Beauty Expo L.A.; and why the masking trend shows no signs of slowing down. 

Jan 26, 2018
Ep 92: All the Makeups

Makeup artist Fiona Stiles inspires us with new ways to look refreshed, organize our makeup, and channel our heroes. Before that: We discuss Kim Kardashian clones; combating the effects of hard water; and Jess's new concealer hack.

Jan 19, 2018
Ep 91: Sex in a Bottle

Frederic Malle, the "perfume art director," gives us a crash course in fragrance production, from why certain scents cost so much to where the best tuberose in the world is grown. Plus: We play a word-association game and he tells us what happiness, love, and sadness smell like. Also in this episode: the story behind those sequins makeup artist Pat McGrath puts in all her packages; a warning (or two) about cosmetic fillers; and the nail decal that could save your life.

Jan 12, 2018
Ep 90: I Literally Prayed

Jamie Kern Lima, co-founder/CEO of It Cosmetics, is killing the beauty game right now. We talked to her about how she built her mega-brand, what it's like to lunch with Oprah, and if life is better as a blonde. Before that, we discuss Jess's dreamy escape to the Lush Spa, Jenn's mud-bath in the Dead Sea, and the Lenny Letter that begs the question, "Is exfoliation better than sex?" Hmmm.

Jan 05, 2018
Ep 89: Full Face Beat

Cosmopolitan.com's beauty director Carly Cardellino shares the biggest beauty stories of the year, predicts the trends we'll all be seeing in 2018, and tells us how to get in shape in two weeks (really!). Before that: Feeling sick? We've got makeup tips to help you look better. Plus, we chat about Pat McGrath Labs clothing and explain why exercise is good for your skin.

Dec 22, 2017
Ep 88: Bouncy Bouncy Skin

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.

Dec 15, 2017
Ep 87: C'est Génial!

Sylvie Chantecaille, who launched Prescriptives and then founded her own beauty brand, Chantecaille, talks about her debutante days, French beauty secrets, and why environmental causes are so close to her heart. We also chat about the 2018 Pantone color of the year, the K-beauty trend "glass skin," and ways to give back this holiday season. 

Dec 08, 2017
Ep 86: Commitment to Glamour

Kristofer Buckle, makeup artist to Queen of Christmas Mariah Carey—and so many other stars—dishes on the divas he works with and shares tips for reaching your full glam potential and adjusting your makeup as you age. We also talk about discontinued (and revamped) hair products, Racked.com's article on the swag editors receive, and milia, those tiny white bumps that can form around your eyes.

Dec 01, 2017
Ep 85: Hair is Hair

Hairstylist Vernon Francois talks about living with dyslexia, growing up as a redhead, products for textured hair, and why you should never do your hair angry. Prepare for an epic conversation! Before that: We talk stretch marks, dirty hairbrushes, and Kim Kardashian West's new fragrance. 

Nov 17, 2017
Ep 84: If You Don't Know Oud

Pinrose co-founder Erika Shumate explains how science can help you find a fragrance and drops mad knowledge about synesthesia, perfumers, and marketing to millennials (she has an MBA from Stanford, NBD). Before that: beauty pop-ups and the Glossier You fragrance; an injectable filler that lasts five years and can help with acne scars; and how beauty editors actually test products. 

Nov 10, 2017
Ep 83: The World Adores an Original

Sarah Brown, Vogue’s former beauty director and a judge on American Beauty Star, spills behind-the-scenes info on the reality competition show, discusses her 15 years at the magazine, and reveals the very best foundation in the world. Before that, we talk about new hair and body products using micellar technology; lasers that rejuvenate your lady parts (drink every time we say “vaginal”); and give a movie review of The Kevyn Aucoin Story: Larger Than Life.

Nov 03, 2017
Ep 82: Jerry Maguire of the Fashion World

It’s a masterclass with talent agent Daniel Weiner of Streeters, one of the biggest global management agencies in the fashion and beauty world. He is dropping GEMS for budding makeup artists and hair stylists. Before that, we break the next big Japanese beauty trend; review the Gigi Hadid X Maybelline New York collab; and talk Gen Z yellow. 

Oct 27, 2017
Ep 81: She’s a Magic Girl

Miranda Kerr, supermodel and founder of Kora Organics, shares insightful tips for getting over grief and heartbreak, explains why “noninis” are the new martinis, and spills her best beauty secrets. We also discuss Iceland’s skin-softening (hair-ravaging) Blue Lagoon; the hottest hairstyle on Pinterest; and why rosacea is so prevalent right now (could an ingredient lurking in moisturizer be the cause?).

Oct 20, 2017
Ep 80: Groupie Central
Bee Shapiro, author of the new book Skin Deep, interviews ALL the celebrities for her New York Times beauty column, and she's here to share their secrets—and some of her own. Before that, we talk about lash tinting and explain which sheet masks are the best. Plus, we have the true story of Sally Hansen: The woman behind the nail brand was actually a newspaper columnist, just like Bee!
Oct 13, 2017
Ep 79: Positive Thinking
Makeup artist Sonia Kashuk discusses her 17-year run with Target, why she uses three eye creams at once, and how having breast cancer affected her career—and her life. Plus, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we chat about our favorite pink products and share Dr. Heidi Waldorf's tips for dealing with skin issues caused by the disease.
Oct 06, 2017
Ep 78: Nobody Wants Sperm Brows
Benefit's global brow expert Jared Bailey is trying to make the world more beautiful, two brows at a time. Let's join him, shall we? Before that: deets on American Beauty Star, the new reality competition on Lifetime; some TLC for unhealthy nails; and ultrasonic water exfoliation (it's a thing).
Sep 29, 2017
Ep 77: Hostess With the Mostess
Laura Slatkin, founder of Nest Fragrances, indulges us in our favorite topic: everything candles and fragrance! A legendary party-thrower, she also explains what scents to burn at your next get-together, the food people can't refuse, and how to be a good guest. Before that: Our Emmy beauty breakdown; Jess's “no-eyeliner” eyeliner trick; and dealing with acne scars.
Sep 22, 2017
Ep 76: 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.
Sep 15, 2017
Ep 75: Strand by Strand
Celebrity colorist Sharon Dorram is the queen of expensive-looking hair. On this episode, she tells us how to communicate with your colorist, revive your dye job, and even sort out your skin. (Working on the Upper East Side, this woman knows every beauty secret there is.) Before that, we talk the MTV VMAs, recycling, and Macron's beauty budget.
Sep 01, 2017
Ep 74: Take a Pill, Pet a Cat
Get out your crystals! Kristin Petrovich of Själ skincare is here to smooth our skin and help us all feel more grounded. Before that: The "Madonna" facial, color-adjusting makeup, and why it's so annoying when people say, "You look tired."
Aug 25, 2017
Ep 73: A Minute to Obsess
Molly Ringwald, original Cool Teen/film icon talks to us about red hair, Riverdale, and what it means to feel pretty. Before that: Allure magazine bans "anti-aging" from its lexicon; Pat McGrath debuts her biggest collection ever; and the weird reasons your hair keeps breaking.
Aug 18, 2017
Ep 72: I'm Like A Truffle Pig
Stylist and beauty entrepreneur Linda Rodin talks about her fabulous face oil and we ask her to weigh in on an important question: If we're talking about improving diversity in the beauty industry, shouldn't more mature women be represented, too? Plus, when spokespeople go rogue, eye cream, and what's growing in your shower pouf.
Aug 11, 2017
Ep 71: Mass-pirational
Beauty-preneur Marcia Kilgore stops by to tell us about her latest big idea: Beauty Pie, which lets you buy luxury cosmetics at obscenely cheap prices. Before that, a few Qs: Who's the newest big-deal beauty editor? Why doesn't Jenn wear eye shadow? And would you try rainbow hair for a few hours?
Aug 04, 2017
Ep 70: Drunk Tank Pink
Psychiatrist Samantha Boardman discusses how beauty-focused social media culture affects women and shares fascinating research on the psychology of beauty, like why arched brows scare small children (really!) and the reason it’s so soothing to watch people apply makeup. Also, a chat (and giveaway) in honor of CeraVe National Cleanse Your Skin Week and answers to two burning questions: “Does drinking water actually hydrate your skin?” and “Would you buy beauty products that support a political agenda?"
Jul 28, 2017
Ep 69: Pat, Don't Rub
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.
Jul 24, 2017
Ep 68: 12 Years to Make It
Hairdresser Harry Josh not only does bangin' beach waves, he's also a master storyteller. Settle in and hear the drama-filled tale of Harry's rise and fall, and rise and fall, and rise again. Before that: We discuss Jess's wedding hair, and which fragrances do (and don't!) work on sweaty, hot summer days.
Jul 14, 2017
Ep. 67: Dew Drop Puffy Cream
The doctor is in! Dermatologist Howard Murad goes way beyond skin: He's also an expert on what he dubs "cultural stress." If you're feeling totally fried, consider this episode a must-listen. Before that: We discuss cutting edge hair-tech from Nexxus; why animal testing is *still* happening; and the best way to shave your legs.
Jun 30, 2017
Ep 66: That's How You Win
Hair stylist Ursula Stephen talks about her creative process, conditioning secrets—and clients like Rihanna, Mary J. Blige, Laverne Cox, and sooo many more. Plus: Why pale blondes turn brassy, big fragrance winners, and the end of Estée Edit.
Jun 23, 2017
Ep 65: All About Lifting
Grab your face oil, and break out the tanning mitt: Nichola Joss, celeb facialist and tanning expert shares all of her secrets for looking bronze and sculpted. Before that: We chat deodorant versus antiperspirant; Too Faced's rumored collaboration; and Jess's nail salon nightmare.
Jun 16, 2017
Ep 64: A Put-Together Person
Bobbi's back! Just months after leaving the brand she built, Bobbi Brown fills us in on her latest big projects, from her book to her pop-up shops to her groovy hotel. (Yup.) Before that, we discuss Jenn's beauty sleep hack, brow styles, and ocean-safe sunscreens.
Jun 09, 2017
Ep 63: Absurd Amounts of Makeup
Caroline Solomon—she's Instagram Famous as @lowcheekbones, the hilarious beauty-fashion parody feed—shares her process and her masterful makeup-removal technique. We also discuss nose-blindness, the case for getting a facial, and CVS's decision to stop selling sunscreens lower than SPF 15.
Jun 02, 2017
Ep 62: The Californians
Meet the Streicher sisters! Brow guru Kristie, makeup artist Jenn, and hair stylist Ashley bring their West Coast vibes to our beauty roundtable this week. Before that: We talk apple cider vinegar rinses; facial fitness; and the latest in tattoo removal.
May 18, 2017
Ep 61: When Someone Smells Good
Fragrance Foundation president and girl boss Elizabeth Musmanno is here to share insider secrets of the perfume industry. Plus, Jenn & Jess go down on the farm with Mary Kay, dream about Martha Stewart's new skincare line, and share tips for recovering from nail gels and chipped polish.
May 11, 2017
Ep 60: It's Kind of Nerdy
Got zits? Let Dr. Joshua Zeichner take the wheel. He came by to talk all things acne, like at-home hacks and how to use retinol. Before that: We talk vloggers worth watching; how to prolong your dye job; and beauty's fun new collabs—grab your popcorn.
May 04, 2017
Ep 59: Mercury in Retrograde
It's just Jess & Jenn this week, but there's much to discus: post-Coachella thoughts on age-appropriate body bling; nude lipstick that won't make you look dead; and, finally, "Are spa treatments the new therapy?" Discuss.
Apr 27, 2017
Ep 58: 50 Shades of Pink
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.
Apr 20, 2017
Ep 57: Gift of Gab
Makeup artist Laura Geller is here to share crazy stories from her 20 years in the business—and tells us why her "baked" makeup goes on like a dream. Before that, Jess shares sage wisdom she got from a major(!) beauty boss, Carol Hamilton, Group President of L'Oréal Luxe USA. Plus, Jenn tells the tale of an epic makeup rivalry, and we offer up fragrance tips from our Annick Goutal event.
Apr 13, 2017
Ep 56: Pretty Privilege
Phillip Picardi, the digital editorial director of Allure and Teen Vogue (and a former beauty editor!), discusses gender and body politics, how writing about beauty has changed in the past few years, and growing up as a makeup-loving boy. Before that, we get deeeeep, with real talk on salon tipping, the dark and spiritual world of Dr. Bronner's soap, and Jess's (two) breast-reduction surgeries.
Apr 06, 2017
Ep 55: It's About the Jelly Texture
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.
Mar 31, 2017
Ep 54: Our Birthday Celebration
It's our one-year anniversary! We're doing things a bit differently this episode. First, we go to Saved Tattoo so Jenn can get some Fat Mascara-inspired ink. After that, we share how we broke into the beauty biz (you asked, we answered!). Plus, we take a look back at our favorite moments on the show so far.
Mar 23, 2017
Ep: 53 Honey, Listen!
Makeup artist Trish McEvoy helps us find the "triangle of light," organizes our lives, and demystifies makeup brushes. We also chat about drive-through Botox, offer tips to prevent mascara smudging, and get to the bottom of a burning question: Why is everyone so sensitive (skinned) these days?
Mar 17, 2017
Ep 52: We're Very Scrappy
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.
Mar 09, 2017
Ep 51: The Wild West of Microblading
Microblading expert Claire Vuillemot is here with everything you ever wanted to know about tattooing eyebrow hairs. Plus: The Oscars beauty police (it's just us), Jess has an infrared "journey," and we share our favorite eye glosses.
Mar 02, 2017
Ep 50: Butter, Butter, Butter
Lisa Price, founder of Carol's Daughter, built a beauty empire from her Brooklyn kitchen—and she's here to share her natural-ingredient knowledge and business know-how. We also find out what's *really* happening with Rihanna's makeup line, Fenty Beauty; enter the dark and scary world of scalp care; and then have a 90s throwback moment.
Feb 24, 2017
Ep 49: Evangelism
Supermodel Linda Evangelista talks "Gianni" (Versace), "Georgie" (Michael), and beauty tips she's learned during her legendary career. Before that, we share highlights from New York Fashion Week, discuss adventures in facial-ing, and obsess about gummy hair vitamins.
Feb 16, 2017
Ep 48: Smoky Eye Til I Die
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.
Feb 09, 2017
Ep 47: Warm and Fuzzy
Leaping Bunny program director Kim Paschen schools us on the state of cruelty-free beauty—and exactly what to know to be a more compassionate customer. Before that, Jess is feeling the London hair scene; Jenn has a special gift for our Fat Mascara listeners (!); and we discuss the beauty benefits of meditation. Ohmmmm.....
Feb 02, 2017
Ep 46: Crazy Viral
Madeline "@mpnails" Poole is in the studio to talk manicures, #nailfie tips, and how polish color trends start. We also dream about having a MAC collaboration, give the final word on when (and how) to apply face oil, and discuss the latest hair color trend.
Jan 26, 2017
Ep 45: All In
Lipstick Queen founder and beauty storyteller Poppy King is offering up major lip service this episode! But first, we take you inside our slumber party with Charlotte Tilbury, tell you how our new year's resolutions are going, and discuss a new hair gadget presented at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Jan 20, 2017
Ep 44: Jane Says
Beauty legend (and Jess's former boss!) Jane Larkworthy dishes on being the beauty director at W and Jane magazines, the rise of "influencers," and the odor-fighting powers of chlorophyll. We also get into hair accessories for grown ups, natural beauty at Nordstrom, and nipple reduction surgery.
Jan 13, 2017
Ep 43: Does Pink Make You Puke?
Urban Decay founder Wende Zomnir manages to appeal to punk rockers, bloggers, cougars, basics, and well...everybody. We ask her how she does it, while still keeping her edge. But first: Let's talk pollution-proof skincare; the state of the mega-salon; and the St. Ives lawsuit.
Jan 05, 2017
Ep 42: It's Gonna Be Dope
We've got tips, tricks, hacks, and money-savers in our special end-of-the-year episode! BuzzFeed beauty editor Essence Gant shares the top beauty stories of 2016 and predicts the big trends coming in 2017. Plus, the new brand Beauty Pie, secrets from Kim Kardashian's makeup artist, and our New Year's resolutions.
Dec 22, 2016
Ep 41: Not Today Satan
Drag queen Bianca Del Rio is here to throw some shade, explain why surgical adhesive is in his makeup kit, and tell us about his new miniseries on Logo. Before that, let's talk about makeup sponges, get fired up about "post-Trump" haircuts, and find out why Jenn's mole disappeared.
Dec 15, 2016
Ep 40: Purple Mist
Smell that? Its fragrance legend Jo Malone— here to tell us about her new book, the Jo Loves brand, and how she creates perfume using all her senses. We also have some deep thoughts on what age is the right age to start wearing makeup, the "French Face," and holiday candles.
Dec 08, 2016
Ep 39: Popaholics
Sandra Lee, MD—better known as Dr. Pimple Popper—takes us into her weird, wild world of blackheads, cysts, and lypomas and shares the technique for a perfect pimple pop. Plus, after a month of testing 2016's top-selling drugstore mascaras, we can finally reveal our favorites, including a few surprises! We also remember to be beautiful inside and out thanks to rock goddess Shirley Manson and talk about how sanitary (or not) it is to use retail makeup testers.
Dec 02, 2016
Ep 38: No Butts
Lets all give thanks to tattoo artist Virginia Elwood, who takes us behind the scenes of the fascinating (and sometimes intimidating) world of tattoos. Plus, thoughts on micellar waters, why Bill Gates is getting involved in the fragrance industry, and some day-to-night makeup tricks to get everybody through holiday party season.
Nov 24, 2016
Ep 37: The Dark Knight of Beauty
Enter the beauty black market with your guide Gregg Marrazzo, Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel for the Estée Lauder Companies. But before we crack any crimes, we'll talk about the new "combination hair" type; politics and perfume; and solutions for beard burn.
Nov 17, 2016
Ep 36: One of Us
Emily Kate Warren went from reporting on the looks to creating them: She now works as a pro makeup artist and hair stylist in Los Angeles. Emily tells us about life on both sides of the biz, as well as her women's creative collective, boxcar+muse. Before that: Press trip field notes; men and makeup; and the deal on "activated" charcoal.
Nov 10, 2016
Ep 35: A Pail of Diamond Dust
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!
Oct 27, 2016
Ep 34: The Lashes Chose Me
Mary Schook, aka The Beauty Fixer, introduces us to crazy skincare products from around the word (liquid micro-needles! silk worm cocoons!). Plus, How Botox gets made, thoughts on colored contacts, and our Refinery 29 Beauty Innovator nomination!
Oct 22, 2016
Ep 33: Self Lovery
Actress Dascha Polanco (Orange Is the New Black, Joy) teaches us how to be more confident, smell delicious, and make our butts look amazing. Before that, Jenn & Jess discuss their wild weekend, lessons from Lauders, why botanical ingredients in skincare are great—but maybe not as miraculous as marketers would have you believe—and the truth about "no-makeup" celebrities.
Oct 13, 2016
Ep 32: Women Are Kind of Tribal

Baller business tycoon and Beautycon CEO Moj Mahdara tells us why vloggers will rule the world—and what her personal brand is all about. Jess shares Beautycon NYC highlights, Jenn learns to say hello like a European, and the girls discuss trichotillomania (hair-pulling) awareness and beauty sleep rituals.

Oct 07, 2016
Ep 31: Live from Ludlow House: Stealing Beauty

When is borrowing or being influenced by hair and makeup from a culture other than your own okay, and when is it wrong? In their first live recorded episode at Ludlow House in NYC, Jess & Jenn host a roundtable with beauty experts Ursula Stephen, Mally Roncal, and Alicia Yoon to discuss cultural appropriation.

Sep 30, 2016
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.

Sep 22, 2016
Ep 29: Who Doesn't Want to Be a Rainbow?

Cool-girl hair colorist Aura Friedman talks rainbow hair and her tricks for keeping your color intact. Plus, Jess's new job at Teen Vogue, the best beauty at New York Fashion Week (including one NSFW look), fixes for chicken skin, and a debate about "feminine" washes.

Sep 16, 2016
Bonus Ep: Talking Beauty at Strand Bookstore

Listen in as Jenn talks about challenging beauty standards with authors and podcasters Phoebe Robinson (2 Dope Queens, Sooo Many White Guys), Emily Schultz (Truth & Fiction), Georgia Clark, and Autumn Whitefield-Madrano during a panel she moderated for Strand Bookstore in NYC.

Sep 13, 2016
Ep 28: Stick to Red

Christian Louboutin visits the studio to talk about his beauty line, his new fragrances—and what it was like to sneak into the Moulin Rouge (mais oui!). Also: Jess's adventures in wellness, the downside of dry shampoo, and redhead struggles.

Sep 08, 2016
Ep 27: Earth Mother

Chill out with aromatherapist Amy Galper, who explains how you can use scent to help control your mood (really). Before that: The MTV VMA's best beauty looks; our trip to the Indie Beauty Expo; and lipgloss tips.

Sep 01, 2016
Ep 26: It's Otherworldly

Zanna Roberts Rassi, co-founder of Milk Makeup/stylist/editor/red carpet commentator/Project Runway All Stars mentor, tells us about her insane career and quirky new makeup line. Before that: #FoundationProblems; the skincare product editors are obsessed with; and solutions for women with thinning hair.

Aug 25, 2016
Ep 25: 6 ft. Barbie

The girls rock out with makeup artist Theo Kogan, founder of Armour Beauty and former front woman of the punk band Lunachicks. Plus, the best beauty looks from the Olympics, help for Jenn's bruises, and some real talk about the difference between cosmetics and drugs.

Aug 18, 2016
Ep 24: Follow My Nose

How does perfume get made? Ann Gottlieb, who has created Marc Jacobs perfumes, Dior J'Adore, Axe and Dove deodorant scents, and every Calvin Klein fragrance ever (!), shares her secrets. We also take you behind the scenes of the Pat McGrath Labs #004 launch, give you permission to ignore beauty advice, and answer the age-old question: "Do I need to wear sunscreen if my makeup has SPF?"

Aug 12, 2016
Ep 23: You Want The Cushion

Cosmetic chemist Ni'kita Wilson drops mad scientist knowledge, including how to read an ingredient label, the truth about parabens, and which anti-aging creams are worth the money. Plus: Poetic justice for makeup, what to do if your face is allergic to exercise, and which foods cause acne.

Aug 04, 2016
Ep. 22: The Seinfeld of Hair

Hairstylist Orlando Pita has ruled the industry for the past 25 years. Now he gets real about work ethic, the show that changed his career, and why beauty editors are terrified of him. Plus: The week in beauty biz (special Kat Von D vs. Jeffree Star edition!), the girls get buzzed with cannabis beauty products, and the new "breathable" nail polish.

Jul 28, 2016
Ep 21: Cornsilkifying!

Whether you're going somewhere this summer or just dreaming of travel, get cool tips from Wander Beauty founders Lindsay Ellison and Divya Gugnani. Before that, we talk photo-friendly makeup, plastic surgery shaming, buttne solutions, and we check in on Vicky's lashes.

Jul 21, 2016
Ep 20: All the Hair Feels

Beauty news bonanza! We discuss L'Oreal Beaumojis, Barnes & Noble's new beauty selection, and predict the future of BeautyCon. Plus, we rate our favorite skincare devices. Finally, hairstylist Jon Reyman explains why dry cutting is superior, and the real reason some women seek out dude hairstylists.

Jul 14, 2016
Ep 19: Sucking and Filling

Dermatologist and self-proclaimed fat expert Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank shares all the new ways people are getting rid of fat and cellulite—without dieting. Plus, everything you ever wanted to know about natural oils, why makeup tutorials trigger ASMR (euphoric tingles), and deep thoughts on the mom haircut.

Jun 30, 2016
Ep 18: The Word No Woman Likes to Hear

We sit down with Autumn Whitefield-Madrano, author of the new book, Face Value: The Hidden Ways Beauty Shapes Women's Lives, and try to decode our complex ideas about beauty in under a half-hour. We actually get somewhere. Before that, we discuss undercut hair tattoos and the industry's new fast-beauty model. Plus, we check in on producer/test bunny Vicky's progress using Plume natural lash enhancer.

Jun 23, 2016
Ep 17: Beauty Otaku

We hang with Troy Surratt, makeup artist and founder of Surratt Beauty. He gives us the scoop on his luxe line and breaks exclusive news on the forthcoming Kevyn Aucoin documentary. Also: A visit to Charlotte Tilbury's London boudoir; the way women are shopping now; and Jenn's DIY derm trick.

Jun 16, 2016
Ep 16: Literally a Hot Mess

Investigative reporter Virginia Sole-Smith talks body politics, what it’s like to give someone a Brazilian wax, and which beauty treatments are total bullshit. Plus, vibrating eye massagers, the latest lip filler, and Jenn welcomes Jess to the world of gray hair (yay!).

Jun 09, 2016
Ep 15: Lady, Your Nails Are Dry

We sat down with editorial manicurist Bernadette Thompson, the woman who single-handedly took nail art from the world of hip-hop to high fashion. Seriously, she's worked with everyone from Mary J. Blige to Tom Ford. Before that: Products millennials love; the "Tech Neck" phenomenon; and natural lash enhancers.

Jun 03, 2016
Ep 14: We Made It Our Own

Makeup artist Sir John took a break from creating Beyoncé's next earth-moving look to hang with us. We talk Lemonade, Insta-haters, and the summer beauty hack he swears by. But before that! Jenn's new tattoo, an SPF report card, and if wearing makeup can earn you more cash.

May 26, 2016
Ep 13: Unicorn Balls

Kat Von D is in the studio! She talks about bullies, cruelty-free beauty, and the one lip color that looks great on everyone. Plus: Crazy cosmetics in the Smithsonian, a new acne fix, and Calvin Klein gets racy.

May 19, 2016
Ep 12: The Runway is Marble

Supermodel Veronica Webb sashays in to talk about makeup, her personal melasma cure, and what it's like to work with Azzedine, Donatella, and, oh yeah, Kanye West. Plus, French girl beauty, Jess's beauty pet peeve, and the cult of Pat McGrath.

May 12, 2016
Ep 11: Let’s Spill the Real Tea

They’re here! YouTube stars/beauty besties Patrick Starrr and MannyMua talk about the internet star stigma, vulnerability, and how to (finally!) nail an airbrushed look. Before that: matte lipstick secrets and why face masks are everywhere.

May 05, 2016
Ep 10: Denim Diapers

Model and activist Yomi Abiola talks about making the fashion and beauty industry a better place for women. Jess & Jenn mourn Prince and the lack of glamorous men in music today. Plus, floatation therapy, facial guilt, and the best concealers for allergy season.

Apr 28, 2016
Ep 9: That Bitch Face

Get ready for an injection of anti-aging wisdom from the Queen of Botox, dermatologist Patricia "Call Me Pat" Wexler. Plus, the latest celebrity makeup lines; an Earth Day report card for the beauty industry; and Jess & Jenn test drive the new anti-cellulite jeans.

Apr 21, 2016
Ep 8: 44 Motorcycles & A Lamborghini

Kiehl's president Chris Salgardo rides in to share his top skin tips and talk about giving back. Jess & Jenn get out their flower crowns for Coachella, chat about hair down "there", and reveal the best fragrances of the year.

Apr 14, 2016
Ep 7: Girl Talk

Editorial manicurist/jazz artist Deborah Lippmann tells us about her mega-brand, collaborating with Gaga, and even sings a few bars. Also: A serious critique of Kylie's "Gloss" video; the deal with collagen supplements; are perms back?

Apr 07, 2016
Ep 6: Fake It 'Til You Make It

Hair legend Michael Gordon, founder of Hairstory Studio and Bumble and Bumble, talks cool-girl hair. Plus: eye-opening makeup advice from Jess, the state of plastic surgery in the U.S., and why lipstick matters.

Mar 30, 2016
Ep 5: Brushes Like Butter

Bicoastal makeup artist Daniel Martin dishes on the LA vs. NYC look, drag queen secrets, and beauty tips Jess & Jenn have never heard before. Plus, spring cleaning your brushes, halal makeup, and wacky (or maybe not?)face rollers.

Mar 24, 2016
Ep 4: Starry Night of Perfume

The master of scent, Chandler Burr wafts in to discuss the fascinating world of perfume. Jess & Jenn get groovy with energetically charged products, debate Korean beauty products, and peek into the (nightmarish) world of Dr. Pimple Popper.

Mar 18, 2016
Ep 3: Get Your Squinch On

Beachwaver inventor Sarah Potempa teaches us all how to be QVC gazillionaires with amazing hair. Jess & Jenn discuss double chins and Kardashian selfie tips, debate the ethics of gene therapy for cosmetic purposes, and offer final thoughts on fashion month (drink whenever they say goth).

Mar 10, 2016
Ep 2: You Can Sit With Us

Editorial manicurist Miss Pop shares her backstage secrets with Jess & Jenn. Plus, Oscar beauty looks, Caitlyn Jenner's MAC collaboration, and Jess's red lipstick issues.

Mar 03, 2016
Ep 1: Childlike Glitter

On their first episode (!) Jess & Jenn talk naturals with RMS Beauty founder Rose-Marie Swift, plus, Fashion Week trends, gender-free fragrance, and the ass gym.

Feb 25, 2016
It's Me, Jess, and Me, Jenn! Bonus Episode!

To celebrate the launch of Fat Mascara, we're giving you a special bonus episode to get to know Jess & Jenn better!

Feb 24, 2016