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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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Are the kind of non-surgical treatments you get on your lunch break any safer than they were 20 years ago? In light of 90s supermodel Linda Evangelista’s recent Cool Sculpting lawsuit and Lilly Lashes founder Lilly Ghalichi’s under eye filler-gone-frightful, we’re putting some of the most popular treatments of the social media era under a critical lens. Joining us on the mic today is U.K.-based journalist, author and self-described “tweakments” expert Alice Hart-Davis.

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Lilly Lashes founder Lilly Ghalichi recently shared her rare adverse side effect from having filler injected under her eyes in recent days.

Alice has been reporting on non-invasive cosmetic treatments for over 20 years, while her website, The Tweakments Guide, is the definitive British resource for finding the practitioners Alice trusts with her own face. In today’s episode, find out which procedures are most – and least – likely to leave you with a botch job, along with the 411 on a newer Brazilian Butt Lift coming down the pike, fat transfers and Alice’s best tips for finding a practitioner you can trust in the rare event something does go awry.

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