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What began as SkinOwl Founder, Annie Tevelin's, search for meaningful dialogue in a deluded space, evolved into a magnetic epicenter of inspirational entrepreneurs, wellness experts, and influential individuals from all backgrounds presenting vulnerability in a truly raw and transparent way. Join her for a deep dive into universal truths by way of humor, heartache, and hope.

What began as SkinOwl Founder, Annie Tevelin's, search for meaningful dialogue in a deluded space, evolved into a magnetic epicenter of inspirational entrepreneurs, wellness experts, and influential individuals from all backgrounds presenting vulnerability in a truly raw and transparent way. Join her for a deep dive into universal truths by way of humor, heartache, and hope.
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What began as SkinOwl Founder, Annie Tevelin's, search for meaningful dialogue in a deluded space, evolved into a magnetic epicenter of inspirational entrepreneurs, wellness experts, and influential individuals from all backgrounds presenting vulnerability in a truly raw and transparent way. Join her for a deep dive into universal truths by way of humor, heartache, and hope.




Ep. 53 - Embracing Hurt + Healing through Harmony with Susy Markoe Schieffelin

It’s Episode 53! If you know me, you know that I love a good comeback story, and this week’s conversation is just that. Listen as I sit down with Susy Markoe Schieffelin, Sound Bath Specialist and Founder of The Copper Vessel. Susy bravely discusses the weight of her anxiety, depression, and addiction, and how learning self love through practices like Yoga, Reiki, and Sound Baths helped her to rise from the ashes. She believes that we are the sum of all parts of our lives, and that...


Ep. 52: The One Year Annie-versary Special

It’s Off The Record Podcast’s ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY! Join Annie as she reminisces on development of the podcast’s mission and message over the past year, thanks to vulnerable conversations with her amazing guests and how speaking candidly about life and love has better helped her continue to find her identity in the Green Beauty industry and in her own life. Also discussed, a wild, 48 hour roller coaster of a false alarm on the 34th week of her pregnancy, hospital “go-bag” essentials, and a...


Ep. 51: Beckoning Great Change with Mishel Prada

It's Episode 51 and today's conversation is EPIC. I have the awesome honor of sitting down with fierce TV and film actress, MIshel Prada. Tune in as I chat intimately with Mishel about her inspirational role on hit TV show, 'Vida," growing up in the Sunshine State, and the value of breaking down barriers alongside championing your community. Mishel is a warrior and it is my belief that she will always live on behalf of justice and joy on the way there. Enjoy this beautiful woman's commentary...


Ep. 50: Surviving and Thriving With Ava Johanna

It's episode FIFTY folks! Holy moly, where has the time gone? We've got a special human in the studio to celebrate this milestone. Introducing LA-based yogi + mantra mentor, Ava Johanna. Tune in as I sit down with Ava to chat about the value of mental wellbeing, true partnerships, and rising from the ash. This is an inspirational podcast, to say the least; one that will remind every listener how life is a series of moments that eventually setbacks into celebration. Get ready to fall in love...


Ep 49: A Life Without Love, Lactose and Capers Starring Alicia Lee

Welcome to Episode 49 folks! Today's interview has been called 'art' by the LA Chronicle and 'something else' by my own mother. While I could go on and on about today's guest, Alicia Amelia Lee, I will leave you with this: She is a legend. She is destined for greatness. She is authentic, transparent, vulnerable, and ready to dish her life story for the first time ever. Join Alicia and I as we chat matters of love, the hat that halted Alicia's blogging career, Alicia's struggle to jog 'with...


Ep 48: All Facts No Hacks with Annie Tevelin

Listen in as Annie talks about her decision to induce at 39 weeks, the complexities of boosting posts on Facebook, the moment she airdropped a photo to a room full of people on her babymoon, and her reaction to jaw-dropping documentary, "The Great Hack." Special Promo: Big hugs to our sponsor, Kitchen Witch Broth, you can now receive 20% off their 5-Day Gut Reset Program with code OFFTHERECORD20. Just click this link ( to get started and input your code at checkout:...


Ep 47: Facing + Embracing With Lauren Scruggs Kennedy

It's Episode 47 poddy people! Grab your Kleenex and listen in as I sit down with Lauren Scruggs Kennedy to recount the evening she accidentally walked into a spinning airplane propeller, resulting in the loss of her left eye and part of her arm. Also discussed: Lauren's motivation to restore confidence and ignite faith in women with limb loss by providing beautiful cosmetic coverings for prostheses, Lauren's heart warming romance with husband, Jason Kennedy, and how life’s greatest tragedies...


Ep 46: Weighing In On Fatherhood, Foster Care and Forgiveness With Celebrity Trainer Dolvett Quince

It's Episode 46 poddy people! I've been waiting a long time for this episode to air, as it is one of inspiration, incredible storytelling, and sheer charm. Enter Dolvett Quince, New York Times Bestselling Author, International Keynote Speaker, Celebrity Fitness Trainer and Personal Development Expert. Listen in as Dolvett and I talk about growing up in foster care, his relationship with his adoptive parents, his 22 year old son Isiah, his tenure as a trainer on The Biggest Loser, and making...


Ep 45: Earthquakes, Dating & Diapers Oh My!

Lodi Dodi, We like to PODDY. It’s episode 45, y’all! If you like wildly bad puns like that one, then turn the volume up, put your foot on the dashboard, and get into it. Tune in as my husband Micah and I discuss the great lengths to which we went to survive the Great Los Angeles Quake of July 4th. Also discussed: Our 7 month pregnancy update, unsolicited astrological advice, loud personal conversations in public, dating and commitment (or lack thereof) in the modern world. Plus, a...


Ep 44: Serving Up The Blonde Files, Long Miles and Worthwhiles with Arielle Lorre

It's Episode 44 folks and today I have the pleasure of sitting down with The Blonde Files' Arielle Lorre! Tune in as we chat about finding love after heartbreak, living the sober life, life with TV writer/director Chuck Lorre, and what matters most when living in a Insta-world. Arielle is a Los Angeles based influencer who is best known for her platform and podcast via The Blonde Files. Listen in as Arielle and I dig deep into it ALL. This episode of Off The Record is sponsored by Pause,...


Ep 43: The Comedy, Coming of Age, and Comeback with Nicole Sciacca

Welcome to Ep 43 folks! Have you ever met someone and without hesitation, said to them, "Did we just become best friends?" This is how I feel about today's OTR guest, Nicole Sciacca (@nicolesciacca). She is equal parts charismatic, hilarious, brave, and resilient. She has stories and today we're going to hear just a few of what has made Nicole the woman and warrior she is today. Discussed today: The importance of mobility and movement, overcoming divorce and finding love again, life as a...


Ep 42: Rolling In The Deep with Neen Williams

It’s Episode 42 poddy people! Today is a VERY cool day, as I dive deep into the bold and beautiful life of professional skateboarder + wellness warrior, Neen Williams. Neen has a willingness, realness, and resilience that is second to none. Listen in as Neen and I discuss growing up in the 'not-so-nice' part of Chicago, the first days of skateboarding, embracing sobriety, and finding happiness in life's simplest moments. Today's podcast is sponsored by Kitchen Witch Bone Broth. Use code...


Ep. 41: Catching Up + Breaking Down Baby Mama Drama with Annie Tevelin

Welcome to Episode 41 folks! We've made it into the 40s! Today, I'm in the studio SOLO talking about a myriad of things, namely my parents listening to the podcast about me losing my virginity, debunking common pregnancy tales, and how quickly time is flying while my body makes a baby. It's 55 minutes of heartfelt, wholesome fun and I hope you enjoy every minute. Also discussed: Gaining weight while pregnant, SkinOwl's upcoming Parliament Project dinner hosted on July 18th in Los Angeles and...


Ep. 40: Unboxing The Fire, Fam and Fiest of Katie Kitchens

WWKERK. What would Katie Ann Ectchevarria Rosen Kitchens do? A heck of a lot. Why? Because she’s everything in one. She’s everything so many women strive to be. A mother. An entrepreneur. A writer. A play producer. A scholar. And my favorite, a human. Yes, contrary to popular belief, FabFitFun Founder, Katie Kitchens, is in fact, a human. She’s relatable. She’s reasonable. She’s well-rounded. And she has no problem telling someone that she is still figuring it all out, while keeping goal-...


Ep. 39: Never Too Soon With The True Spoon

Listen in as Celeste Thomas, aka @TheTrueSpoon, dishes on her plight with cystic acne, finding her person, and the complexities of mother-daughter relationships as we evolve. I believe it is in Celeste’s unique perspective as both a registered nurse and total skincare junkie that gives her HER X-factor. Celeste utilizes her medical background, evidenced based research expertise, passion for holistic wellness, and her constant quest for knowledge to meticulously comb through the noise and...


Ep 38: Kicking Cancer and Redefining Your Purpose with Rachel Rhee

It’s not everyday you get to sit down with someone who has overcome Cancer and all of the many complexities that come with its recovery. Enter Rachel Rhee, creator of The Dimple Life, an online destination where women can feel inspired and empowered to live their healthiest lives. Listen in as Rachel and I talk about the 2018 doctor's appointment that changed her life, redefining your purpose, Rachel's online community, and dating in LA. If you're looking for an inspiring, life-affirming...


Ep 37: Spooning Up Loss, Love, and Startup Success with Nicole Centeno

If there is one business that has mastered the “I want to jump into my phone and NOM the EFF out’ algorithm on social media, it is most certainly plant based, nutrient-rich, delivery service Splendid Spoon. I have been keeping an eye on Splendid Spoon for some time now, specifically by way of eating through gallons of their Split Pea Soup and their AB&J smoothie and in interviewing SS founder Nicole Centeno, I only love the brand and its ethos more. Listen in as Nicole and I talk marriage,...


Ep 36: Wifi, Water and Light: The Science and Side-Effects With Dr. Petra Dorfsman

In creating a skincare brand, I have found that true self-care and self-preservation comes from setting boundaries - specifically with my wifi, water intake, and time indoors. Enter today's guest and dear friend, Dr. Petra Dorfsman, a board-certified doctor of naturopathic medicine. Dr. Dorfsman focuses on individuals experiencing chronic health challenges, most often caused by environment, mitochondrial function, and easy-to-modify habits that come with living in today's modern world. This...


Ep. 35: Off The Record With...Me

Today, Annie is in the hot seat! Listen in as Annie talks about growing up in Northern Virginia, the summer camp that taught her tolerance, kindness, and sisterhood, living in London at age 20, her first dream to be a music video director, and the cystic acne journey that led her to launch SkinOwl. Podcast takeaway: Life is the accumulation and collateral beauty of everything you do, despite isolated plans, college majors, and setbacks. It gives you the life you were meant to live and will...


Ep 34: Model Behavior with Lauren Kleinman

Welcome to Episode 34! Today, I have the esteemed pleasure of sitting down with business guru, PR-powerhouse, model, and mother, Lauren Kleinman. Listen in as Lauren and I discuss Lauren's decision to 'lean into' life with her family, embracing work 'freedom' and life as a model and business builder. Also discussed: Lauren's AI doppleganger, finding the beauty in balance, and the power of privacy in an 'online' world. DM your questions and shout us out using the hashtag #offtherecordpod on...