43 episodes

Beauty Entrepreneur Dunni Odumosu and Beauty Enthusiast Taleah Griffin host honest conversations about beauty, skincare and self-care that cross color, culture and country lines. Tune in to hear interviews with founders, industry folk and the science behind the products we all love to use and much more!

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Beauty Needs Me Beauty Needs Me

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    • 4.8 • 48 Ratings

Beauty Entrepreneur Dunni Odumosu and Beauty Enthusiast Taleah Griffin host honest conversations about beauty, skincare and self-care that cross color, culture and country lines. Tune in to hear interviews with founders, industry folk and the science behind the products we all love to use and much more!

Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beautyneedsme/support

    Season 3 Finale- Goodbye 2021

    Season 3 Finale- Goodbye 2021

    In our season 3 closer, we talk about what we've learned from our season 3 guests and our current thoughts on products and innovations in the beauty industry. This is just a good ol' ki-ki session with your two favorite lazy beauty girls! See you next year!





    Dunni & Taleah can both be found on IG at @TheeDunniO & @TaleahGriffin. You can also keep in touch with Beauty Needs Me at @beautyneedsme or email us at beautyneedsme@gmail.com!

    Hosts: Dunni Odumosu and Taleah Griffin Produced by: Le’Ru Productions


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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Ep 41: Redefining digital retail with Montre Moore of AMP Beauty LA

    Ep 41: Redefining digital retail with Montre Moore of AMP Beauty LA

    AMP Beauty LA is a tech forward e-tailer carrying over 50 black owned and inclusive beauty brands. Montre Moore, one of AMP Beauty LA's founders joins us this week to discuss her early beauty influences growing up in L.A., how attending an HBCU helped shift her standard of beauty, her career journey from PR to beauty. Montre also discusses the role edge control plays in the birth of AMP Beauty LA, some of her favorite beauty hacks, products and tools (find out what a face smoothie making machine is), and what AMP Beauty LA has in store for 2022!

    You can find more info on AMP Beauty LA at www.ampbeautyla.com and keep up with them on IG at @ampbeautyla.

    Dunni & Taleah can both be found on IG at @TheeDunniO & @TaleahGriffin. You can also keep in touch with Beauty Needs Me at @beautyneedsme or email us at beautyneedsme@gmail.com!

    Hosts: Dunni Odumosu and Taleah Griffin Produced by: Le’Ru Productions


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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Ep 40: Elevating the Beauty Shop Experience with Brittney Ogike

    Ep 40: Elevating the Beauty Shop Experience with Brittney Ogike

    Founder of Beauty Beez, Brittney Ogike joins us this week to discuss the need for Black owned beauty stores that celebrates multicultural beauty. Brittney shares her frustrations from the past as she shopped at beauty supply stores and how that led her to creating Beauty Beez, a luxury beauty supply store in LA that not only sells beauty products, but also has space for women to get their hair done! Brittney shares her journey with beauty, what she's hoping to achieve with Beauty Beez and so much more!

    We also get into our Beauty Moments of the week, which includes Dunni's most recent experience in Lagos, Nigeria at Beauty West Africa (@beautywestafrica) and Add to Cart.

    Products mentioned in this episode are listed below:


    Herbivore Bakuchiol Retinol Alternative
    TGIN Honey Miracle Hair Mask
    LuvScrub Mesh Body Exfoliator
    54 Thrones Nejma Balancing Night Oil
    Brush with the Best Detangler Brush

    You can find more info on Beauty Beez at https://beautybeez.com and keep up with them on IG at @beautybeezstore.

    Dunni & Taleah can both be found on IG at @TheeDunniO & @TaleahGriffin. You can also keep in touch with Beauty Needs Me at @beautyneedsme or email us at beautyneedsme@gmail.com!

    Hosts: Dunni Odumosu and Taleah Griffin Produced by: Le’Ru Productions


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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ep 39: Feminine TLC with the Founders of ConditionHer

    Ep 39: Feminine TLC with the Founders of ConditionHer

    In this episode, we chat with the founders of ConditionHer, Wendy Rose Berry and Eugenia Marshall. Wendy & Eugenia are employed entrepreneurs who are normalizing the discussion around feminine hygiene and care. In this episode, we discuss best tips for taking care of down there, the importance of changing your underwear annually and so much more!  

    For more information on ConditionHer, check out: https://www.conditionher.com. You can use discount code beautyneedsme for your purchase!

    You can also keep up with ConditionHer on IG at @conditionHer, Wendy Rose at @mswendyrose and Eugenia Marshall at @eugeniamarshall. 

    Dunni & Taleah can both be found on IG at @TheeDunniO & @TaleahGriffin. You can also keep in touch with Beauty Needs Me at @beautyneedsme or email us at beautyneedsme@gmail.com!

    Hosts: Dunni Odumosu and Taleah Griffin Produced by: Le’Ru Productions


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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ep 38: Eczema & Botox with Dana Sellers (@beautyincolor_official)

    Ep 38: Eczema & Botox with Dana Sellers (@beautyincolor_official)

    Dana joins us this week to discuss the inspiration behind creating @beautyincolor_official, a blog dedicated to skincare for Black women with sensitive skin. Dana shares her journey with eczema (the second largest skin concern for Black people - acne is the first), her first experience with botox, some of her favorite beauty products and how she is currently practicing self care.

    Products mentioned in this episode along with Dana's discount codes are listed below:


    Clean Skin Club Towels (Discount code: BEAUTYINCOLOR)
    NIOD Copper Amino Isolate Serum 3 1:1 (CAIS3)
    Paula's Choice C15 Super Booster
    Jordan Samuel Skin Retinol Treatment
    Absolute Joi Skin Refining Night Oil with Retinol
    Paula's Choice 1% Retinol Treatment

    You can also find some of Dana's fav beauty products in her Amazon Store.

    Dunni & Taleah can both be found on IG at @TheeDunniO & @TaleahGriffin. You can also keep in touch with Beauty Needs Me at @beautyneedsme or email us at beautyneedsme@gmail.com!

    Hosts: Dunni Odumosu and Taleah Griffin Produced by: Le’Ru Productions 


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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ep 37: What is a Real Black Woman?

    Ep 37: What is a Real Black Woman?

    In this episode, we do a discuss our thoughts on an article published in The Atlantic, titled "What Makes a Black Woman Real' by Hannah Giorgis. We touch on the insecurity some Black women feel in not having curvaceous bodies, pressure to get a Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) and what exactly qualifies women, mainly Black women as having a "real" body.

    Dunni & Taleah can both be found on IG at @TheeDunniO & @TaleahGriffin. You can also keep in touch with Beauty Needs Me at @beautyneedsme or email us at beautyneedsme@gmail.com!

    Hosts: Dunni Odumosu and Taleah Griffin Produced by: Le’Ru Productions


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    • 1 hr 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
48 Ratings

48 Ratings

EricaBushwell ,

Offers amazing energy and great insight.

This show provides great insight into all things beauty and promotes self love and empowerment. The commentary, advice and stories told throughout each episode are inspiring to say the least. Would recommend to anyone!

Obyginger ,

Phenomenal

I love EVERYTHING about this podcast! These ladies are intentional about beauty and that is evident in their background and everyone they interview. They continue expand my horizons and I just love love love listening to them!

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Bless y’all black hearts’

I love the last question always asked
Why does beauty need you 🙏🏿

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