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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.

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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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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@fatmascara

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English


Episodes

Ep 135: A Vodka Soda and Three Hot Dogs

12/7/2018
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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.

Duration:00:56:26

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

11/30/2018
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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.

Duration:00:56:00

Ep. 133 Respect Your Face

11/23/2018
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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?

Duration:01:08:25

Ep 132: How to Approach a Face

11/16/2018
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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.

Duration:01:09:33

Ep 131: Soko Mascara

11/9/2018
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Charlotte Cho, an aesthetician and the founder of Soko Glam, plays co-host this week. She and Jenn discuss the origins of K-beauty, double-cleansing, skip care, humidifiers, why houseplants help your skin, ASMR, and sooo much else. Plus: @esteelaundry is the beauty version of @diet_prada, but who’s behind the account? Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jenn_edit Twitter: @fatmascara Email:...

Duration:00:39:57

Ep 130: Go Ask Alex

11/2/2018
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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.

Duration:01:09:29

Ep 129: Works Cited

10/19/2018
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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...

Duration:01:06:37

EP 128: Somebody's Hoarding Makeup

10/12/2018
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Luke Henderson is back in the studio for a cozy beauty chat with Jess (Jenn is away this week), and all bets are off: We're talking celeb trends that just ain't working, $3 skincare secrets, product hoarding, Domino's pizza, the best spa in New York, Kate Middleton's beauty evolution, and lots of other dishy bits. Want more Fat Mascara? Our secret Facebook group: Fat Mascara / Raising a Wand Instagram: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jenn_edit Twitter: @fatmascara Email:...

Duration:01:02:11

Ep 127: The Don

10/5/2018
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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...

Duration:01:08:54

Ep 126: Don't @ Me

9/28/2018
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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.

Duration:00:53:31

Ep 125: Let's Talk About Lady Parts

9/21/2018
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Lo Bosworth, founder and CEO of Love Wellness and former pseudo-reality star (Laguna Beach, The Hills), talks about her passion: feminine health! We discuss washes, wipes, and the vaginal suppository Lo says changed her LIFE. Before that: Is the Instagram look officially over? Also, Jess visits the coolest fragrance exhibit, and we continue the ongoing conversation about essential oils. (Who knew they were so controversial?)

Duration:00:58:58

Ep. 124: I'm From Another Planet

9/14/2018
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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.

Duration:00:53:50

Ep 123: The Cosmetics Cop

9/7/2018
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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!

Duration:00:54:36

Ep 122: Treasure Trove

8/31/2018
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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...

Duration:01:01:30

Ep 121: Hey, Hunnie!

8/24/2018
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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.

Duration:00:55:03

Ep 120: That Housewives Look

8/17/2018
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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...

Duration:01:04:26

Ep 119: You Only Have One Face

8/10/2018
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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.

Duration:01:01:09

Ep 118: Bold, Courageous, and a Little Outrageous

7/27/2018
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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.

Duration:01:02:19

Ep 117: The New Television

7/20/2018
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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.

Duration:00:53:31

Ep. 116: Welcome to California

7/13/2018
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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.

Duration:00:49:08