Ep 224 – Stila Founder Jeanine Lobell Breaks The Beauty Mold With Her New Makeup Subscription Line, Neen

May 11, 2022

A photo of the Stila Founder Jeanine Lobell with the words Ep 224 Stila and Neen Founder Jeanine Lobell written over it

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. 

A promotional photo from Neen, showing their peel away subscription card

Neen Subscription Card

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.

A throwback promotional photo of old Stila labels

A Throwback Stila Girl, Courtesy Of Stila’s Instagram

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