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.
MLMs in Beauty: The Good, The Bad, The...Illegal?
Nick talks with Bonnie Patten, a former litigator and the executive director of consumer watchdog organization Truth in Advertising, about multi-level marketing businesses in beauty and the latest iteration: Beautycounter. Plus, Annie and Nick discuss Kylie Jenner's foray into baby products, a Bratz collaboration, and a new lawsuit filed against Burt's Bees' dog shampoo.And, the chicest baby personal care products from Paloroma and Annie's current favorite nail polish.
Lil Nurdles, Big Problem
The "biggest environmental disaster this decade" that nobody is talking about for some reason, Amazon launches AmaZen meditation booths for their underpaid workers, Annie and Nick on Selfless By Hyram and more top stories of the week.
Are Eye Jobs The New Boob Jobs? With Dr. Chaneve Jeanniton
Annie and Nick talk with Dr. Chaneve Jeanniton, board certified oculofacial plastic surgeon and founder of Brooklyn Face & Eye, about the recent surge in eye-related procedures, especially in the under-40 set. Plus! Top stories and products of the week.
Soft Services (Annie’s Company) Is Here!
Rebecca Zhou, Annie’s longtime collaborator and devoted Reader of the pod, joins as cohost to share all the details on Soft Services, targeted treatments for the skin below your neck.
Vaxxed, Waxed & Sober Curious?
Annie and Nick discuss the week's top stories, including a posthumous Prince x Urban Decay makeup collab, NFTs in beauty, Honest's stock price slump, what to do about Victoria's Secret, and more. Plus! Products of the week!
This Is Why Everyone's Talking About Fungal Acne
Annie and Nick talk with the anonymous founder/blogger behind Simple Skincare Science, F.C., about his own skincare journey and how it led him to skincare blogging and eventually starting his own line, Malezia, which launched this year out of his apartment (with his own industrial equipment!) and is laser-focused on releasing b******t-free, scientifically validated solutions for so-called "fungal" acne.
The BEST beauty industry podcast
I look forward to hearing Annie and Nick talk about the latest news in the beauty industry each week. :) Their expertise is unlike any other hosts in the game. Plus their quick witted banter is hilarious to listen to. Each episode is thoughtfully organized and executed and their Q+A episodes are the the bees knees. Keep em' coming Annie and Nick!
Unhinged and excellent. The only podcast I would actually pay money for
Love the chemistry and humor that goes along with all the news/stories!!