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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 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

Ep. 115: The Only One in Red Lipstick

7/6/2018
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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.

Duration:00:56:47

Ep. 114: Will There Be Tinctures?

6/29/2018
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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.

Duration:00:40:43

Ep. 113: Pink Bubble Theory

6/22/2018
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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.

Duration:00:46:54

Ep 112: It Can't Be Too Bedazzled

6/15/2018
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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.

Duration:00:40:46

Ep 111: In the Mood for a Highlight

6/8/2018
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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.

Duration:00:43:48

Ep 110: Makeup Gives You Superpowers

6/4/2018
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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.

Duration:00:45:41