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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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In her very first beauty podcast evah, Victoria Beckham is here alongside Sarah Creal, co-founder of Victoria Beckham Beauty. In today’s episode, Victoria recalls how the “Girl Power” of the Spice Girls helped fuel her sustainable-luxury beauty range, rumoured to have raked in nearly £2 Million within 3 months of its launch in 2019. Sarah reveals how much research Victoria *really* put into the creation of the hit celebrity line, and we get the goods on the all-time best seller – an eye makeup must for Mom’s on the go – plus, their top tips for applying the upcoming new Victoria Beckham Beauty Matte Bronzing Brick, inspired by Posh’s life in Miami.

Then & Now: Victoria says she has no regrets about her beauty looks of the past

But first, we go deep on the topic of self-image, as Victoria recalls being bullied both as a child, and in the noughties when the savage paparazzi showed young Hollywood zero mercy. Then, we get seriously UPLIFTED with insider tales involving a run-in with Beyonce, developing makeup shades with Harper, how the duo has been coping in quarantine – and we find out what else is on the ladies’ top shelf (including a surprising drugstore fave!)

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Well People Co-Founder Shirley Pinkson


It’s official, Breaking Beauty fans can’t get enough of clean beauty (hat-tip to listeners who filled out our survey for that intel!) In today’s episode, we bring you the origin story behind W3ll People — one of the O.G. all-natural makeup brands founded in Austin, Texas back in 2008. (Psst: Shailene Woodley is a fan!) We sit down with co-founder and makeup artist Shirley Pinkson, who trained under makeup master François Nars before setting out to create a green beauty dupe of “The Multiple” – and a whole wardrobe of good-for-your-skin cosmetics .

W3ll People makeup (Image courtesy of Manrepeller)

Find out how Shirley created a dream team with college pals, cosmetic dermatologist Dr Reneé Snyder and marketing guru James Walker – and the secret to maintaining a friendship through thick and thin. Then, Jill and Carlene weigh in with their honest review of W3ll People’s award-winning Expressionist Mascara, and give you the scoop on the sister wand launching next month. Plus, find out why W3ll People’s prices have been getting more accessible of late, and big news on which retailer will begin carrying the line by the end of this year.

Products mentioned in the episode: W3ll People Expressionist Mascara; W3ll People Multi Use Cream Stick; W3ll People Bio Bronzer Stick; Rahua Smoothing Hair Balm

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