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Wonder how online influencers suddenly appear with a seemingly endless supply of designer bags, makeup, jewelry, cars and more? How about their poreless complexions and sculpted bodies?

In the new podcast Thanks It’s Fake, Rachel and Ali discuss the hacks influencers use to appear more than they are. They’ll discuss how to spot a fake flex, and how to play the game should you so choose. Subscribe for new episodes every Tuesday!

Thanks It's Fake Rachel & Ali

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 11 Ratings

Wonder how online influencers suddenly appear with a seemingly endless supply of designer bags, makeup, jewelry, cars and more? How about their poreless complexions and sculpted bodies?

In the new podcast Thanks It’s Fake, Rachel and Ali discuss the hacks influencers use to appear more than they are. They’ll discuss how to spot a fake flex, and how to play the game should you so choose. Subscribe for new episodes every Tuesday!

    008. Your Microblading Questions Answered with Alexia of Better Brows

    008. Your Microblading Questions Answered with Alexia of Better Brows

    This week Rachel and Ali interview Alexia of Better Brows in Cincinnati, Ohio. Alexia microbladed Ali's brows and is a certified expert in the brow game! In this episode, we discuss the cost of microblading, what makes someone a good or poor candidate, and how a great microblading artist achieves the perfect shape. 

    Want to book Alexia for your brows? Check out her portfolio on Instagram @_betterbrows.


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    • 46 min
    007. Fake Your Perfect Manicure

    007. Fake Your Perfect Manicure

    Our beautiful sister and nail pro Liz joins the podcast to talk about all the different ways to fake a flawless manicure! From acrylic to gel to dip, we uncover all the ways to help your natural nails grow while looking great. Subscribe for new episodes every Tuesday!


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    • 45 min
    006. The Hidden Dangers of Fake Makeup

    006. The Hidden Dangers of Fake Makeup

    It's all fun and games until you superglue your mouth shut! Glue in Kylie lip kits, asbestos in kids' makeup, staph infections, contact dermatitis...these are just some of the risks of purchasing makeup dupes. Worst of all, If you've ever bought makeup up from Amazon, Groupon or TJ Maxx, you may currently have fake products and not even know it!

    In this episode, Rachel and Ali expose the fake makeup they've purchased, where it comes from, and how to avoid getting duped. 


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    • 33 min
    005. Authenticating Luxury Handbags with Paola of StreetLuxe Authentication

    005. Authenticating Luxury Handbags with Paola of StreetLuxe Authentication

    Rachel and Ali interview Paola, a professional luxury authenticator with a passion for designer handbag and streetwear resale. We discuss how to tell if your handbag is real or fake, what it costs to get a professional opinion from a luxury authenticator, the impact of counterfeit goods on the resale market and the sustainability of investing in second-hand designer products!

    Follow Paola on Instagram at @fortheloveofluxury or visit her website www.streetluxeauth.com!

    Like the podcast? Make sure to subscribe for new episodes, and follow us on Instagram at @thanksitsfake and Facebook!


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    • 37 min
    004. How To: Eyelash Extensions

    004. How To: Eyelash Extensions

    Rachel and Ali talk all things eyelash extensions: the secrets to proper application, where to buy them on the cheap, how professionals apply them in the salon and how to grow your natural lashes! They also discuss the many uses of castor oil, from eyelash growth to inducing labor.

    Like the podcast? Make sure to subscribe for new episodes, and follow us on Instagram at @thanksitsfake and Facebook!


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    • 28 min
    003. Hair Extension Secrets

    003. Hair Extension Secrets

    Rachel and Ali share confidential info on how to fake a luxuriously long mane on a budget.

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    7:15 Ali bleaches her hair and it smokes & dies
    14:00 Rachel has an embarrassing hair extension faux pax
    18:00 Rachel cuts all her hair off
    20:00 Glue-in extensions
    23:00 Extensions celebrities use
    25:00 How to install tape-in extensions
    27:00 Microbead extensions
    29:00 Boxer braids with extensions
    30:00 Filling in your hair with fibers
    31:30 Weave extensions
    35:00 Hot fusion extensions
    38:00 Halo extensions
    40:00 Fake ponytails
    42:00 Cost of extensions and working with a salon for the install
    44:00 How to do extensions on a budget by buying online
    49:30 Don’t overpay for hair!
    50:45 Caring for extensions
    53:00 How often to wash your extensions
    56:30 Textured extensions
    58:00 How to color match when buying online
    1:04:00 Why NOT to buy synthetic hair
    1:10:00 Rachel’s box bleach experience
    1:12:00 Wigs

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    • 1 hr 16 min

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