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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 today’s episode we are taking a minute to go behind some of the biggest summer beauty headlines!

Our guests today are Nick Axelrod-Welk and Annie Kreighbaum, the hosts of Eyewitness Beauty podcast – a weekly show where they talk about the biggest stories in the beauty biz each week, with a healthy dose of pop culture in the mix.

Aside from co-hosting their weekly show, Nick and Annie are also brand founders. Nick co-founded luxe body and personal care line Necessaire, after he worked as an editor at legacy media brands like WWD, ELLE before he co-founded Into The Gloss alongside Emily Weiss.

And Annie is a newly-minted brand founder of her body care line called Soft Services – She’s also worked at Into the Gloss and Glossier – first as their Editorial Director and then she served as VP of product development.

Tune in as we chat about: Which celeb line is about to pop off? Will the skincare bubble burst? And what’s the next frontier in beauty marketing?

And stay tuned to the end for a round of rapid fire round where we get the deets on their best budget beauty SPF, which designer deodorant is actually worth the splurge, which brand is the cheugiest right now in their opinion — plus the best tip they ever took away from all of the top shelves they profiled during their Into the Gloss days.

And this is a podswap so be sure to catch us over on the Eyewitness Beauty feed this week where we discuss even more product news and play a game called “Paula’s Choice”!

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The Inkey List:

If you’re confused about skincare or have a question about your skin, or the products you should use, check out #ASKinkey on social, follow @theinkeylist on social media or visit theinkeylist.com to discover the right ingredients for you.

Ana Luisa:

We absolutely recommend checking out Ana Luisa at: https://shop.analuisa.com/breakingsun. We love them, their pieces start at $39, and you can get 20% off with their summer sale! #analuisany

And #ICYMI – mic drop – we now have merch!! Check out our #damngood limited edition extremely soft scrunchies in the perfect cotton candy pink. They’re made from supremely soft sustainable bamboo terry, they never slip or pull hair, and they come in three sizes: Baby, Just Right and Jumbo (the size of a personal pizza!). Shop now in the Dear Media store.

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