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Get ready with us! We’re Jill and Carlene, two longtime beauty editors who have seen it all and swatched it all, and now we’re here to tell you what’s good. Whether you’re searching for the latest insider-fave foundation, building a gimmick-free skincare routine, or interested in exploring culture through a beauty lens, tune in every Wednesday for epic guests like Makeup By Mario, Dr. Pimple Popper and Jonathan Van Ness (say what?!) Plus, don’t miss our monthly #DamnGood reviews of trending drugstore and spendy finds that are worth the $$$ – you’re glowing already!

Breaking Beauty Podcast Dear Media

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    • 4.7 • 726 Ratings

Get ready with us! We’re Jill and Carlene, two longtime beauty editors who have seen it all and swatched it all, and now we’re here to tell you what’s good. Whether you’re searching for the latest insider-fave foundation, building a gimmick-free skincare routine, or interested in exploring culture through a beauty lens, tune in every Wednesday for epic guests like Makeup By Mario, Dr. Pimple Popper and Jonathan Van Ness (say what?!) Plus, don’t miss our monthly #DamnGood reviews of trending drugstore and spendy finds that are worth the $$$ – you’re glowing already!

    Weddings! Proms! Photos! Next-Level Makeup Secrets With Meghan Markle’s Makeup Artist Daniel Martin

    Weddings! Proms! Photos! Next-Level Makeup Secrets With Meghan Markle’s Makeup Artist Daniel Martin

    Special occasion szn is here, so this week’s episode is all about looking your best in photos – and IRL! Joining us on the mic is Daniel Martin, the makeup artist who Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, trusted for her own wedding day. Daniel counts Gemma Chan, Jessica Alba and Elisabeth Moss as clients, while his low-key glam makeup looks have graced the pages of Vanity Fair and Vogue. 
     
    As global director of artistry and education for Tatcha, Daniel has all the tricks for acing your base – even in humid weather. We find out the secret primer trick to making sure your foundation lasts all day, the one long-wear foundation to buy this summer, dark circle-banishing tricks, the only mascara he trusts to withstand tears of joy – and the reason he never uses setting spray!  All that and more tips galore in today’s can’t miss, summer-soirée makeup primer.
     
    Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Find us on Instagram, Tiktok, Twitter. Join our private Facebook group, or give us a call and leave us a voicemail at 1-844-227-0302. 
     
    For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our website: https://breakingbeautypodcast.com/episode-recaps/
     
    *Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*
     
    Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn
    Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya

    Produced by Dear Media Studio

    • 43 min
    ✨ Every Euphoria-Inspired Half Magic Makeup Product, Tested. Plus! #DamnGood Mascaras For Your Lash Type With Celebrity Makeup Artist Kirin Bhatty

    ✨ Every Euphoria-Inspired Half Magic Makeup Product, Tested. Plus! #DamnGood Mascaras For Your Lash Type With Celebrity Makeup Artist Kirin Bhatty

    As Jill is sipping sweet tea on a steamin’ porch in Georgia this week, Carlene welcomes makeup artist to the stars, Kirin Bhatty, to guest host a Damn Goods episode dedicated to the desert-island beauty product on everyone’s list: MASCARA! Kirin’s talents have appeared in Vanity Fair, Elle, Marie Claire, Teen Vogue – and she also creates some of the most memorable red carpet looks for celebs like Tessa Thompson, Awkwafina and Kiernan Shipka. Remember Machine Gun Kelly’s pearl embellishments for the VMA’s last year? That was Kirin!
    Today, Kirin invites us to peer into her makeup trunk, revealing the best mascaras for every lash type, from short to straight to curly and sparse – along with her top tips to help troubleshoot common mascara dilemmas, like, how to avoid smudging when you’re tryna rock glazed-donut skin! Stay tuned until the end to find out which hero products from AAPI beauty brands that Kirin personally adores, from a luxe-y serum-foundation to a gel eye cream that might just help keep some of those mascara smears at bay.
    But first, Jill makes a surprise pop-in with a piping hot review of the entire Euphoria-inspired makeup line, Half Magic, created by the hit show’s makeup artist, Donni Davy.
    Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Find us on Instagram, Tiktok, Twitter. Join our private Facebook group, or give us a call and leave us a voicemail at 1-844-227-0302. 
    For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our website: https://breakingbeautypodcast.com/episode-recaps/
     
    *Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*
     
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    Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn
    Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya

    Produced by Dear Media Studio
     

    • 47 min
    Stila Founder Jeanine Lobell Breaks The Beauty Mold With Her New Makeup Subscription Line, Neen

    Stila Founder Jeanine Lobell Breaks The Beauty Mold With Her New Makeup Subscription Line, Neen

    Bennifer is engaged again, Britney Spears is pregnant and Lindsay Lohan has three movie deals. Long live Y2K! This week, we’re welcoming late 90s makeup mogul, the legendary Stila Founder Jeanine Lobell. We get the scoop on her brand new line, Neen, a Gen Z-inspired, monthly makeup subscription card that allows you to brilliantly test out formulas with throwback, peel-away samples like those found in the pages of fashion magazines. Plus, QR-coded peer-to-peer tutorials allow you to test your hand at lewks before you commit to buying. 
     
    But first, we’re getting nostalgic, tracing Jeanine’s journey from London club kid to Hollywood makeup artist, working with A-listers like Mariah Carey and Natalie Portman before creating Stila in 1994. We find out which part of Stila’s iconic formulas have carried through to Neen - along with details on the first refillable compact that you can toss into your dishwasher (!!!) Plus, Jeanine reveals which products have stood the test of time in her own makeup routine, as she unveils her personal favorites for achieving an everyday slay. 
     
    Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Find us on Instagram, Tiktok, Twitter. Join our private Facebook group, or give us a call and leave us a voicemail at 1-844-227-0302. 
     
    For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our website: https://breakingbeautypodcast.com/episode-recaps/



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    *Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*
     
    Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn
    Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya

    Produced by Dear Media Studio

    • 39 min
    MET Gala Beauty Reactions! Plus “Anna: The Biography” Author Amy Odell

    MET Gala Beauty Reactions! Plus “Anna: The Biography” Author Amy Odell

    There’s no denying it, the MET Gala is the new Oscars – as far as fashion goes. In today’s episode, we’re dissecting all of the beauty looks worth discussing, from Kim Kardashian’s bleachy ode to Marilyn Monroe to Nikki Minaj’s brow-to-boob crystal embellishments, Lucy Boynton’s rhinestone lashes and more! Plus, find out which celebrity debuted her new makeup collection on the red carpet.
     
    Then, we’re chatting with Amy Odell, author of the new Anna Wintour book, Anna: The Biography. Having interviewed more than 200 people closest to the Vogue boss, we get the goods on the mind behind the iconic glasses and the bob. With insights into the editrix’s “militant” organization of the MET gala to the moment she “woke” to the inclusivity movement, Vogue salaries and more, Amy gives us a sneak peek into her page-turner that dropped this week.
     
    Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Find us on Instagram, Tiktok, Twitter. Join our private Facebook group, or give us a call and leave us a voicemail at 1-844-227-0302. 
     
    For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our website: https://breakingbeautypodcast.com/episode-recaps/



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    Gladskin with Micreobalance treats inflammatory conditions including eczema, rosacea and acne in a new, smarter and safer way. Get 15% off plus free shipping on your first order at gladskin.com/beauty
     
    *Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*
     
    Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn
    Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya

    Produced by Dear Media Studio

    • 42 min
    Boob Jobs The Ultimate 2022 Guide: Gummy Bear Implants, Fat Transfer Augmentation, Vampire Breast Lifts & More With Dr. Lara Devgan

    Boob Jobs The Ultimate 2022 Guide: Gummy Bear Implants, Fat Transfer Augmentation, Vampire Breast Lifts & More With Dr. Lara Devgan

    Today’s episode is a masterclass in everything you’ve ever wanted to know about boob jobs with NYC-based, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Lara Devgan. Some of *the* most premium A-list celebrities trust Dr. Devgan for her artful and exacting eye, and we’re asking her all the questions we’d want answered if we were ever considering breast enhancement ourselves. Dr. Devgan walks us through the best way to get a natural result with augmentation, like gummy-bear implants vs saline, shape, size – and how to know when it’s time for a replacement set. 
     
    Plus, do your nipples and breasts feel the same when all is said and done? Inquiring minds wanna know! Then, we find out everything there is to know about the buzzy fat transfer augmentation procedure we’ve been hearing about, the latest in breast lifts (vampire breast lifts, vacuum breast lifts, Brazilian breast lifts) along with what to expect if you want to downsize. Why celebrities like Chrissy Teigen and Michelle Visage have chosen to remove their implants, breast implant illness and how to mentally prepare yourself for surgery – it’s all in today’s must-listen episode.
     
    Love what Dr. Lara Devgan has to say? Check out episode 144 from our archives, where she schools us on all of the plastic surgery options for hooded eyelids, dark circles, under-eye bags and more.
     
    Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Find us on Instagram, Tiktok, Twitter. Join our private Facebook group, or give us a call and leave us a voicemail at 1-844-227-0302. 
     
    For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our website: https://breakingbeautypodcast.com/episode-recaps/



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    *Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*
     
    Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn
    Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya

    Produced by Dear Media Studio

    • 52 min
    Saie Founder Laney Crowell On What Clean Beauty Means Now, Building Best-In-Class Formulas & Introducing “The Concealer From The Future”

    Saie Founder Laney Crowell On What Clean Beauty Means Now, Building Best-In-Class Formulas & Introducing “The Concealer From The Future”

    Saie Beauty launched four months before the pandemic, but instead of closing up shop, it managed to slay anyway. Today, Saie founder Laney Crowell takes us back to her roots growing up in France, China and Los Angeles, before building her beauty start in the cut-throat world of fashion magazines. (She even interviewed to be Anna Wintour’s assistant – seven times!)  
     
    Listen in as Laney reveals why even in an increasingly crowded “Clean Beauty” market, Saie was needed anyway, developing climate-neutral certified, best-in-class formulas that have won awards, gone viral on TikTok and earned a celebrity following thanks to the brand’s signature, “Saie Glow.” 
     
    For the uninitiated, we find out why the Saie Slip Tint Dewy Tinted Moisturizer SPF 35 Sunscreen is so damn popular, along with scoop on the upcoming Saie Hydra Beam “concealer from the future,” that’s set to drop next. Plus, stay tuned until the end to find out why Saie’s vintage merch using upcycled clothing is hands down the coolest Earth Month initiative we’ve ever seen.
     
    Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Find us on Instagram, Tiktok, Twitter. Join our private Facebook group, or give us a call and leave us a voicemail at 1-844-227-0302. 
     
    For any products or links mentioned in this episode, check out our website: https://breakingbeautypodcast.com/episode-recaps/



    PROMO CODES When you support our show partners, you support the creation of Breaking Beauty Podcast! 
     
    MURAD
     
    Murad is dermatologist-founded skincare that formulates highly effective formulas backed by clinical testing. Shop murad.com to save 20% and get free shipping with your $60 purchase when you use code BEAUTY.
     
    PRINT FRESH
     
    Printfresh is a women-owned and operated luxury sleepwear brand with inclusivity and sustainability in mind, with sizes ranging from XS to 6X. Head to printfresh.com/breakingbeauty or use code BEAUTY for 15% off your first order with fast shipping & free exchanges.
     
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    *Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*
     
    Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn
    Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya

    Produced by Dear Media Studio
     

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
726 Ratings

726 Ratings

disappointed_1234556 ,

Huge fan!

I love love love this podcast! Jill and Carlene are incredibly knowledgeable on the beauty industry and give real advice and feedback on the best products to try. I love all the different types of episodes from the interviews with creators to the glow down episodes. I’ve purchased some of their top shelf products and have loved all of them. Many will now be constants in my beauty routine, including the bum bum cream and Tatcha’s silk liquid primer!

corybales ,

Regular rotation

I absolutely love this podcast. The girls have incredible beauty knowledge, give honest opinions, and always have topics that I want to hear about. Them chatting is like hanging with your nicest girlfriends in the group. Thank you, Jill & Carlene!

Silvertwins ,

Great beauty podcast

I really enjoy your show and look forward to them dropping every Wednesday. They are fun and informative! You have great guests and interesting topics. You guys do a great job!

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