Ep 288 – What Too Faced Co-Founder Jerrod Blandino is Banking On Next: Diamond Care, Makeup Without Trolls and That Upcoming Madonna Beauty Collab

July 26, 2023

A photo of Jerrod Blandino holding his white dog with the words, "ep. 288 - Jerrod Blandino's Next Act" over it

Jerrod Blandino is the legendary co-founder who turned glitter eyeshadow and “Better Than Sex” mascara into a breakthrough, $1.45 billion dollar idea with Too Faced Cosmetics. Now, along with his partner of 28 years, Jeremy Johnson, Jerrod is back with a brand new venture: Toy Box Brands, a startup incubator rolling out with an opulent, diamond care system that he likens to a beauty ritual for your jewels.

A photo of Jerrod's debut Diamond Drunk diamond cleansing system

Jerrod’s Debut Diamond Drunk Diamond Cleansing System

Tune in as Jerrod reveals the ethos behind this very personal debut (including a story about his own Elizabeth Taylor diamonds) along with a sneak peek into his next act, a performance-smashing makeup line called Polite Society, launching August 27th. Plus, we get the inside scoop on his upcoming capsule collection with Madonna and so.much.more.

A promotional photo of Polite Society makeup, Jerrod's next venture

Polite Society Makeup (More than a Pretty Face Skin-Caring Foundation shown here) Launches August 27th

In this episode you’ll also hear:

  • How Jerrod went from being fired from nearly every department store gig to the front lines of the beauty history
  • The little known details behind the iconic Better Than Sex Mascara, the #1 best-selling mascara in the U.S.
  • Why his new makeup line is set to top all of his cult-fave creations of the past, including a lip plumper he claims may be “too much” for some
  • What he thinks mineral oil and social media trolls have in common 
  • The intimate story behind his collaboration with muse and lifelong friend, Madonna, for her upcoming tour 
A photo of Jerrod Blandino and Jeremy Johnson, the original founders of Too Faced Cosmetics

Too Faced Founders Jerrod Blandino and Jeremy Johnson Left The Brand in 2022

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