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The Beauty Closet

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What’s the secret to the world’s glowiest skin? Why use clean, nontoxic personal-care products? (And what’s the easiest way to make the shift?) Can lasers and injectables really make a person look better? What skin-care tips and hair ideas are worthwhile? What does it mean to look and feel pretty or sexy or even beautiful? And can we—should we—try to sustain that as we get older? When it comes to beauty, there are 70 billion questions. On The Beauty Closet, the newest podcast from goop, editors Jean Godfrey-June and Megan O’Neill are going to answer as many of them as they can. They’ll have help fr​om top makeup artists, dermatologists, cleanbeauty founders, researchers, plastic surgeons, hairstylists, and of course their boss, Gwyneth Paltrow.

What’s the secret to the world’s glowiest skin? Why use clean, nontoxic personal-care products? (And what’s the easiest way to make the shift?) Can lasers and injectables really make a person look better? What skin-care tips and hair ideas are worthwhile? What does it mean to look and feel pretty or sexy or even beautiful? And can we—should we—try to sustain that as we get older? When it comes to beauty, there are 70 billion questions. On The Beauty Closet, the newest podcast from goop, editors Jean Godfrey-June and Megan O’Neill are going to answer as many of them as they can. They’ll have help fr​om top makeup artists, dermatologists, cleanbeauty founders, researchers, plastic surgeons, hairstylists, and of course their boss, Gwyneth Paltrow.

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United States

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Cadence13

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What’s the secret to the world’s glowiest skin? Why use clean, nontoxic personal-care products? (And what’s the easiest way to make the shift?) Can lasers and injectables really make a person look better? What skin-care tips and hair ideas are worthwhile? What does it mean to look and feel pretty or sexy or even beautiful? And can we—should we—try to sustain that as we get older? When it comes to beauty, there are 70 billion questions. On The Beauty Closet, the newest podcast from goop, editors Jean Godfrey-June and Megan O’Neill are going to answer as many of them as they can. They’ll have help fr​om top makeup artists, dermatologists, cleanbeauty founders, researchers, plastic surgeons, hairstylists, and of course their boss, Gwyneth Paltrow.

Language:

English


Episodes

Girlfriend to Girlfriend: The Woman Behind the Cult of Vintner’s Daughter

2/5/2020
The biggest cult in beauty is, without a doubt, a little brown bottle full of 100 percent clean botanical extracts and oils from Vintner’s Daughter. We first heard about it from a makeup artist who couldn’t believe what it was doing to her clients’ skin, and on this week’s episode of goop’s Beauty Closet podcast, we hear from founder April Gargiulo. A hilarious, gorgeous, Northern Californian mother of two, she didn’t set out to create a worldwide obsession, but she does do things very, very...

Duration:00:40:52

Love How You Look, No Matter Who You Are: A Beauty Entrepreneur and LGBTQAI Activist on Identity

1/29/2020
Life is always changing, points out activist, author, founder, and mom Jodie Patterson—so you have to adapt. After multiple careers (in fashion, beauty, retail, and...the circus) five children (one of them transgender), a TED talk, and two books (The Bold World and Born Ready: A Boy Named Penelope), the incredibly stylish cochair of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation is happy to share how she does it on the newest episode of the Beauty Closet podcast. How to make yourself and your kids...

Duration:00:57:01

A Top Dermatologist and Psychiatrist on Aging Skin, Breakouts—and the Most Natural Look

1/22/2020
No matter what your age, skin type, or skin problem, you’re going to want New York dermatologist and psychiatrist Amy Wechsler’s advice. Famous for her light touch—clients walk out of her office looking brighter, smoother, and refreshed but never “done”—soothing bedside manner, and truly life-changing results, Wechsler talks about how to get (and maintain) your best skin ever. From fat-freezing tech, the latest acne treatments, and skin-tightening lasers to something called Instagram face...

Duration:00:55:19

How to Be A (Very) Hot 74

1/15/2020
World-famous fashion designer Norma Kamali is glowy, brilliant, sexy, life-loving, and more successful than ever. She talks to us about her new clean beauty line (the self-tanner is out of this world); the magic of acupuncture facials; her no-fail secret for great sex, incredible skin, shiny hair, and digestion (hint: you can ingest it); and why aging isn’t a bad thing—at all. (For more, see The Beauty Closet hub.)

Duration:00:46:51

Effortless French-Girl Hair at Home (Our Source Is a World-Famous French Hairstylist)

1/8/2020
If you want to know how to get your most flattering haircut, the best at-home fix for frizz, the right way to condition (yes, there’s an easy trick that changes everything), and French hair secret that works for every hair type, legendary hairstylist Frédéric Fekkai has incredible tips. He talks about his epic career (he started as an assistant in a Paris salon and became a world-famous hairstylist with salons buzzing with supermodel and celebrity clients), his superpower for bringing out...

Duration:00:51:45

Skin Whisperer Dr. Barbara Sturm Talks Glow, Breakouts, and Blood Cream

12/30/2019
World-famous for her skin treatments at her clinic in Düsseldorf and her new Manhattan spa, Dr. Barbara Sturm’s glowy-dewy skin is a walking billboard for her bestselling clinical skin-care line. No matter what your skin type, you’re going to want to hear her tips in this episode: She’s all about supporting skin rather than attacking it, and it’s an approach that works for glow, wrinkles, breakouts, sensitive skin, and more. We learn about blood cream, the superherb she believes works best...

Duration:00:41:28

Research Is the Way Forward: Why Breast Cancer Mortality Is Down 40Percent—and How We Can Minimize Our Risk

12/23/2019
Kinga Lampert, cochair of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF is the largest private funder of breast cancer research in the world) and a survivor herself, has some pretty incredible—and deeply encouraging—statistics about the progress that’s been made in the fight against breast cancer. She’s also got research-backed strategies for minimizing your risk, no matter what your age or breast cancer status. If you or anyone close to you has ever been touched by breast cancer, listen to...

Duration:00:48:16

An Anthropologist Talks Beauty, Sex, Orgasms, and Why We Shouldn’t Live in Sweatpants

12/18/2019
Do women tend to have more orgasms with men who are better-looking (i.e.,symmetrical)? Are people who date on the Internet more likely to be looking for commitment? Is the waist-hip ratio still a factor? The relationships between beauty, sex, and love are more than fascinating when you’re talking about them with anthropologist and author Helen Fisher, who’s also the scientific advisor to Match.com. She tells us some pretty wild things about attraction, dating, physical appearance, keeping...

Duration:00:57:20

A Skin-Whispering Acupuncturist on Changing Your Life, Your Skin, and Your Approach to Stress

12/11/2019
What would you do if you were given six months to live? Annee de Mamiel chose not to accept that sentence and, instead, fashioned a new and extraordinary life as an acupuncturist, herbalist, world-famous facialist, and Chinese-medicine specialist. Once an Australian triathlete, then a finance exec, she found her true calling as a skin guru (the waiting list for her facials is years long). Her glow-boosting creams, serums, and potions are made on an organic farm in England, they’re chanted...

Duration:00:56:03

A World-Famous Hairstylist on How to Get Your Shiniest, Healthiest Look—No Matter What Your Hair Type

12/4/2019
Before Harry Josh was one of the most famous hair gurus in the world (he’s the man behind Gisele’s iconic beach waves, not to mention many GP red-carpet looks), he was the son of Indian immigrants in Canada dreaming some big dreams. His path took him from sweeping the floors at a Vancouver salon to multiple rejections in Miami to sleeping on his friends’ sofas in New York, before (finally) working hard enough to get his big break. His story is hilarious and inspiring—and if you want to know...

Duration:00:42:01

Bobbi Brown: Embrace Your Dark Circles, Amp Up Your Energy, and Rule the World

9/25/2019
Legendary makeup artist Bobbi Brown is as famous for transforming clients like Michelle Obama into miraculously glowier versions of themselves as she is for pioneering a refreshingly natural, no-makeup makeup aesthetic long before it became fashionable. She gives us brilliant tips for looking and feeling instantly more energized (her two-tone blush trick is life-changing), how to look and feel as vibrant as she does at sixty-two, and why she looks in the mirror rarely, sprinkles salt in her...

Duration:00:43:28

The Skin-Care Guru Who Started—and Stayed—on the Farm

9/18/2019
Skin-care guru, CEO, Vermont farmer, single mom, Latina, clean crusader…it’s hard to put Tata Harper in a box. Famous for her gorgeous, fast-acting, high-tech serums, oils, masks, and essences—and for creating all-natural luxury skin care before anyone else had mastered melding the two—Harper knows her stuff about skin and about clean beauty. She’s also one of the most glamorous people we know. She talked to us about her path from girl growing up in Colombia to self-possessed founder of an...

Duration:00:50:13

Sex, Lies, and Something Called Flower Porn

9/11/2019
As perfumer Douglas Little creates sexy, moody, wildly original, stunningly gorgeous scents, he’s changing the toxic fragrance industry. In this episode, he talks about the sexiness inherent in natural materials, what it’s like to make perfume with GP for goop, why his line of perfumes is called Heretic, why the link between sexuality and scent is so powerful, the therapeutic and spiritual benefits of using botanicals instead of synthetic chemicals, and what Flower Porn is all about. From...

Duration:00:49:22

Diary of a Lipstick Fiend

9/4/2019
Even if you’d never wear bright-red lipstick, bestselling author Rachel Felder’s take on it is brilliant, funny, original, and wildly entertaining. She shares a ton of incredible tips and answers questions we didn’t know we even had: What to do about lipstick when a hookup gets super-steamy? What’s the perfect shade for your skin? What’s the psychology involved in wearing—or even just seeing—red lipstick? Matte or glossy? Do people respond differently to women wearing lipstick? What’s the...

Duration:00:55:50

Dr. Anolik: Is Dermatology the Key to Aging Gracefully?

8/28/2019
What’s the difference between Botox and fillers? Can cutting out dairy actually help with acne? Which lasers work best for darker skin types? Is there a fix for dark circles? When you just want to look a little fresher, less broken-out, a little less tired, but above all, like yourself, you go to top NYC dermatologist Robert Anolik. He makes you look better, not done. We could have asked Dr. Anolik questions all day—and he could’ve kept answering them, as he seems to know everything on earth...

Duration:01:00:15

How to Make A Stripper Look Subtle

8/21/2019
Before Rosemarie Swift was a famous makeup artist for supermodels like Gisele, and before she founded one of the most successful and luxurious clean beauty brands ever, RMS Beauty, she got terribly sick. Her body, overloaded with heavy metals from the conventional makeup she worked with every day, was in serious trouble. Uncovering why and how the toxins in beauty products were affecting her health changed her whole life—diet, lifestyle, and eventually, her career. Swift translated rage...

Duration:00:41:09

Dr. Few: A Plastic Surgeon on Going Little (Not Big)

8/14/2019
Can a thread lift really replace a face-lift? Are there little tweaks that can refresh your appearance without looking overdone? How and why do different skin tones age differently? What is it we’re registering when someone looks “off”—and what has that come to signify in our culture? We had endless questions for world-famous plastic surgeon Julius Few, and he blew us away with his knowledge, candor, and truly surprising ideas and techniques. In this episode, he talks about the fourth...

Duration:00:55:15

Miranda Kerr: CEO, Victoria’s Secret Vet, and Clean Beauty Pioneer

8/7/2019
From her first job as an assistant at a hair salon in Australia to her current role as CEO of KORA Organics (a goop favorite), female founder and former supermodel Miranda Kerr talks about all that her amazing career has taught her. Her path to founding one of the most successful skin-care companies in the clean beauty space involved a lot of surprises. After burning out as a world-famous Victoria’s Secret Angel, she woke up to the facts about the toxic ingredients in conventional beauty...

Duration:00:53:55

Why Are There Still Toxic Ingredients in Beauty Products?

7/31/2019
Nneka Leiba, the vice president of healthy living science at the Environmental Working Group (EWG), talks about clean, nontoxic beauty and the shocking truth behind the largely unregulated beauty and personal-care industry. Leiba and her team assess the health effects of chemical exposure from day-to-day products—and what she tells us is both grim and galvanizing. A few of the topics we go into: why black girls go through puberty much earlier than girls of other races, the most important...

Duration:00:42:26

Gwyneth Paltrow: No Makeup, Lots of Skin Care, Tricks to Beat Frizz, and...F*ckability

7/24/2019
In the premiere episode of goop’s new podcast, The Beauty Closet, hosts Jean Godfrey-June and Megan O’Neill sit down with their boss, goop founder and CEO Gwyneth Paltrow, and really talk. In between discussions about being, in GP’s words, “f*ckable,” nontoxic beauty, the role diversity plays at goop HQ, crow’s-feet, the weird workings of fame on the sense of self, and the upgrade we all get around age forty, GP gives up her best skin, hair, and makeup tips, including what she did to get her...

Duration:00:41:12