A beauty and pop culture podcast by industry insiders (and cross-country friends) Annie Kreighbaum and Nick Axelrod-Welk. Join them every week as they investigate the biggest beauty stories, the people making headlines, and the products they're obsessed with.
Q&A With An Anonymous Beauty Product Developer
Annie and Nick ask product development consultant $%#* (name redacted to protect his privacy) a whole slew of reader-submitted questions. @#($* sheds light on the Vitamin A landscape (retinol, retinoids, tretinoin, etc), the most underrated skincare ingredient, the role of a product developer in a beauty company, and more.
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Norma Kamali On Olive Oil, Exercise, and the Creative Life
Annie and Nick talk with iconic American fashion designer Norma Kamali about her twice daily exercise regimen, olive oil, and living to 120 years old (she’s 76).
This Is Not A Real Housewives Recap Episode
Annie and Nick take on the week’s top beauty stories, plus a little Erika and Tom Girardi chat.
Caroline Calloway on Scams & Snake Oil
Annie and Nick talk with Caroline Calloway about addiction, writing, rebuilding one’s reputation (‘online brand’?), and researching the perfect blend of oils to heal amphetamine-ravaged skin.
TW: drug abuse, suicidal ideation.
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Drunk Elephant, The Met Ball, and Megan Fox
Annie and and Nick dissect the Met Ball, the ballad of Megan Fox, and the week’s biggest industry news: Sephora-nurtured skincare brand Drunk Elephant goes into nemesis retailer Ulta.
Milky Jelly Super Bouncy Pre-Apocalyptic Beauty News
Annie and Nick are back together and sifting through all the beauty-industry stories they missed in the last two weeks, including new C-suite jobs for Kendall and Bella; another SPF from Purito; and Mexico's ban on animal testing in cosmetics.