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.
In today’s special edition of the #DamnGoods, we sit down with the ultimate guest co-host, Gothamista! With a tagline like: “I Try Stuff So You Don’t Have To,” Renée Chow boasts a hyper-curated #topshelf that helps inform the purchases of her “Skin Squad” community of over 500,000 YouTube fans. (When she recommends a product, it’s guaranteed to fly off stores shelves.) In her first podcast ever, Renée is sharing her complete, at-home facial routine for sensitive, dehydrated skin that’s still prone to a spot of acne – so if you want to achieve her enviable glow (and learn how to retain “baby fat” cheeks), get those shopping carts ready!!
For more than a decade, Renée’s day job has been working in beauty, both as a buyer, and in product development, where she’s learned about scientific formulations alongside the chemists who create them. The bonafide skintellectual easily cuts through marketing mumbo jumbo, shining a spotlight on what really works. You’ll hear the exact steps in her personal skincare routine, from double-toning to her favourite budget skincare buy, to the SPF for face she’s calling the GOAT. And… we finally discover the best dupe for the pricey Skinceuticals CE Ferulic vitamin C serum Jill is always recommending. All hail, Gothamista!
Products mentioned in this episode:
Every product is independently selected by Breaking Beauty Podcast hosts and/or guests. Things you buy through our links may earn us a commission.
DHC Deep Cleansing Oil; African Botanics Fleur de Rose Cream Cleanser; Farmacy Green Clean Makeup Removing Cleansing Balm; Pixi Beauty Double Cleanse; Hada Labo Gokujyun Premium Lotion; I’m From Rice Toner; Curology Custom Skincare Tretinoin; NIOD Copper Amino Isolate Lipid 1%; The Ordinary Buffet + Copper Peptides 1%; Paula’s Choice Niacinamide 20% Treatment; Votary Jasmine & Calendula Facial Oil; Dr. Sam’s Flawless Moisturizer; Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Cream; Biossance Squalane + Peptide Eye Gel; Skinceuticals CE Ferulic Serum; Paula’s Choice C15 Super Booster; Maelove Glow Maker; Evy Technology Daily UV Face Mousse; Anessa Perfect UV Sunscreen Mild Milk SPF 50; Biologique Recherche Amniotique Serum; Paula Labreque Salon & Skincare Spa; Rescue Spa; Nuxe Rêve De Miel Ultra-Nourishing Lip Balm; Biologique Recherche P50 Lotion
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