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Ep 209 - The #DamnGood Skin Barrier-Boosting Creams We’ll Use Forever

“Barrier Repair” is a big beauty buzzword - but what does it really mean? Today we’re bringing you a little Skin Barrier 101, along with a roundup of our #damngood skin-saving favorites.

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Our speed round format returns as we count down the #DamnGood items we’re lusting for this holiday szn, from the luxury finds we really have to be on Santa’s “nice” list to receive, to the money-saving Sephora kits you may still be able to snap up post-Black Friday. For the Bougie friend on your list, we give you our TLDR take on Gucci’s haute holiday eye palette, Hermes’ debut nail lacquer collection, Balmain’s Jenner-worthy claw clip and more. Plus, Jill reveals the one Advent Calendar that won’t make you feel guilty (savings and good-feels galore!), the brand new foundation that’s #1 on her personal wish list and Carlene reveals the surprise (green!) item that’s made her Xmas list two years running.

A few of our fave things! Lisa Eldridge’s
new Seamless Skin Foundation; Gucci
Beauty’s Palette des Yeux; Loewe Home
Scents Candles

Products Mentioned In This Episode:

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Le tears! In our last #DamnGoods segment of 2020, we’re bringing you the products so good, we just couldn’t leave them behind. We’ll reveal our pick for the best product among Makeup By Mario’s self-titled range, along with a full review on our most requested brand to review of the moment: Bobbi Brown’s new makeup line, Jones Road. Plus, how about that high-tech OPTE skincare device to instantly erase hyperpigmentation? Jill tested a half-half face at home, and lets you know if it’s worth all the Hollywood hype. Finally, Carlene gives you a sneak peek of the secret revolutionary hair product she predicts will gain big buzz in the year ahead…

Before and afters of the Hollywood-hyped Opte device to treat and disguise hyperpigmentation

Did you know that Breaking Beauty’s #DamnGoods segments are now our most listened to episodes? Get social with us and let us know what topics, personalities and products you’d like to hear more about as we plan our hot 2021 lineup! Find us on Instagram, Twitter, our private Facebook group

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Find out which hair product is making Carlene’s bleached out hair silky soft!

Products Mentioned In This Episode:

*Note that every product recommended by Breaking Beauty Podcast is independently selected, though some products you buy through the below links may earn us a commission.*

Makeup By Mario Master Mattes Eyeshadow Palette

Makeup By Mario Master Eye Prep & Set

Makeup By Mario Master Crystal Reflector in Citrine

Makeup By Mario EF1 Makeup Brush

Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Palette Color Coded Eye Shadow in Desert Haze

Jones Road The Mascara

Jones Road Miracle Balm

Jones Road Cool Gloss

Jones Road The Best Pencil

RMS Beauty Luminzers

Smashbox Halo Healthy Glow Tinted Moisturizer SPF 25

The Original Makeup Eraser

The Original Makeup Eraser Sponge

Opte device

Klorane Cornflower Water Cream

Furtuna Skin Acqua Serena Micellar Cleansing Essence

Furtuna Skin Porte Pour Le Vitalita Face and Eye Serum

Furtuna Skin Due Alberi Biphase Moisturizing Facial Oil

Furtuna Skin Rituale Luminoso Transformation Travel Set

Furtuna Skin Cuore Rituale Luminoso Transformation Set (Full Size)

K18 Hair

Aquis Rapid Dry Towel

*Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.*

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Wanna know what’s really* worth the spend this summer? We’re making space on our topshelf for the new summer essentials that we’ll be reaching for all season long. Just in time for quarantine-release mini gatherings everywhere, Carlene discovers a brand new self-tanning-meets-serum hybrid, while Jill gives Wishful Skin’s new radiance-inducing face mask a go. (She tests the buzzy neck-snatching mask, too! Gimmick or great? Inquiring minds want to know!)

Jill takes Fenty’s new Slip Shine Sheer Shiny Lipsticks for a spin

On the makeup front, stay tuned as Carlene discovers a multi-purpose tinted balm – designed especially for sensitive skin – that’s already selling out at Sephora. Then, you won’t want to miss her take on Charlotte Tilbury’s new Airbrush Bronzers. Magnetic lashes that will make you question whether you ever need to spend on pro lash extensions again, a dry shampoo that lets you skip out on fine fragrance and Makeup Eraser The Sponge – BRAND NEW makeup sponge designed to go in the washing machine – if these products weren’t so #DamnGood, you’d swear they were too good to be true!

Products Mentioned In This Episode:

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Carlene test-drives Charlotte Tilbury’s new Airbrush Bronzer

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In our second episode, we speak to Canadian banker-turned-beautypeneur Nannette de Gaspé Beaubien, founder of Nannette de Gaspé dry masks. Find out why her breakthrough, Youth Revealed dry masks for face and body took home the Best Indie Beauty Brand Award at the 2017 Beauty Industry Awards; whether the new Uplift Revealed plumping dry masks for boobs and butt really work; and discover why Charlotte Tilbury’s Instant Magic Dry Sheet Mask, made by the very same Quebec-based biotech company, is just the start of an industry-wide trend.

Jill and Carlene share their thoughts on trying the dry masks themselves as they chat with Nannette de Gaspé on everything from her most embarrassing beauty moment of all time to getting the exclusive scoop on what the founder has up her sleeve next (you’re not going to want to miss this!) Plus, could this patented, biomimetic vector technology, be the answer to needle-free Botox, for real? The answer, in this episode.

Wearing Nannette de Gaspé’s dry mask during recording

But first… just what are dry masks anyway? They’re fabrics that you wear on your face like sheet masks, but because they’re waterless, goop-free and therefore non-sticky, they have little slits that you use to tuck them over your ears so that they stay in place. 94% all-natural ingredients such as Shea butter, camellia sinensis (green tea) seed oil and peptides—in comparison, Tilbury’s are her own proprietary blend—are infused into the “techstile”, and become activated by the warmth of your skin with gentle massaging (click here to see how to tap like a pro). Like sheet masks, you keep them on for about 15 minutes.

And finally, B-side alert!! We asked founder Nannette de Gaspé to spill her bag post-interview to find out which beauty products (besides her beloved dry mask) she can’t live without, and what we found was perhaps unsurprisingly high-tech and rather luxe (clockwise from top left): Smashbox O-Gloss Intuitive Lip Gloss; M.A.C Powder Blush; M.A.C Paints Eye Shadow; Yves Saint Laurent Vernis À Lèvres Glossy Lip Stain; Guerlain Terracotta Original Bronzing Powder; M.A.C Patentpolish Lip Pencil; Nannette de Gaspé Youth Revealed Restorative Techstile Masque.

Every product is independently selected by Breaking Beauty Podcast hosts and/or guests. Products you purchase through our links may earn us a commission.

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