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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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Jill and Carlene in a zoom holding up a few of their picks for this DamnGood episode.

Yellowjackets is giving us total beauty nostalgia, and all we wanna do is stay under the covers while the weather out there is fridg-id. But the dog still has to be walked, so while we’re out here in subzero temperatures we’re asking: Is there a difference between barrier creams and barrier repair creams?? (Carlene’s convinced they’re two different things, hear her out!) 

A photo of a crystal covered Vaseline that Jill mentioned in ep 209

One of Jill’s most prized possessions that just happens to be a rock solid barrier balm

Plus, we’re giving you our first-hand reviews of our #damngood barrier cream faves, with options for all skin types. From tried and true barrier-protecting balms – some that have literally been getting the job done for more than a century –  to newbie faves that include an SPF and a wind-blocking balm in one, you’re not going to want to hit the slopes or the sidewalks without listening to this episode first. 

An array of products mentioned in ep.209

Skinfix Barrier+ Triple Lipid-Peptide Cream; La Roche Posay Cicaplast Gel B5; Skinceuticals Triple Lipid Restore 2:4:2 Anti-Aging Lipid Replenishment Treatment

Products Mentioned In This Episode:

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Preply

Learn languages online with the world’s best tutors. Book a private tutor today at Preply.com/BEAUTY and get 50% off your first lesson for a limited time. 

The Inkey List

If you want healthy, hydrated, glowy skin head over to theinkeylist.com and get yourself the two new super hydrating products, The Hyaluronic Acid Cleanser and the Omega Water Cream. The Inkey List. Knowledge. Your most powerful ingredient.

Nutrafol
Grow thicker, healthier hair by going to Nutrafol.com and entering promo code BREAKING to get $15 off your first month’s subscription. Plus, free shipping on every order. Available to US customers for a limited time. 

Hello Fresh

Hello Fresh is America’s #1 Meal Kit. Go to HelloFresh.com/beauty16 and use code BEAUTY16 for up to 16 free meals AND 3 free gifts!

For More Of Our #DamnGood Recommendations, Check Out These Past Episodes:

Ep 205 – The #DamnGood Trending Beauty Products from 2021 You Need To Know

Ep 196 – The #DamnGood Product Reformulations of 2021, So Far

Ep 193 – Fall 2021 #DamnGood Budget Finds: TikTok’s Favorite Tinted Serum, A Worth-The-Waitlist “Sunscreen Foundation,” An Under $10 Bottega-Green Nail Polish & More!

 

Get ready to officially toast the holiday szn with the Queen of Sheen, Hourglass Cosmetics founder Carisa Janes. The Newport Beach native and Urban Decay alum reveals how she dreamed up Hourglass Cosmetics back in 2004, formulating the “makeup artist” touch right into the luxury products and ushering in a decade of highlighting obsession in the process. Listen in as Carisa tells the story behind the best-selling Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powders – designed to mimic the flattering effect of candlelit skin – inspired by a literal light bulb moment. 

Plus, Carisa reveals the personal reason why she’s so passionate about cruelty-free, her plans for expansion to reach even more makeup lovers next year, and just why her latest launch of refillable eyeshadow palettes may cause legit sticker shock. The celebrity who put Hourglass on the map, her top tip for applying Ambient finishing powders, and the one drugstore product she can’t live without – don’t miss our chat with Carisa Janes in her first podcast interview evah!

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Thank you to our show partners. When you support them, you support the creation of Breaking Beauty Podcast! 

Ana Luisa

Ana Luisa is a jewellery brand that makes simple, gorgeous pieces you’ll reach for every day. We absolutely recommend checking out Ana Luisa. We love them because their pieces start at just $39, and their sales are up to 25% off!  Get your Holiday gift on, and visit https://shop.analuisa.com/breaking #analuisany

Nutrafol

Nutrafol is a 100% drug-free oral supplement that’s clinically shown to improve hair growth and thickness with less shedding. You can grow thicker, healthier hair AND support our show by going to Nutrafol.com and entering the promo code BREAKING to save $15 OFF your first month’s subscription.

Neutrogena Canada

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer lotions and face mist sunscreens provide safe, lightweight, non-greasy sun protection that’s ideal for every day. They absorb quickly, leaving skin feeling soft, clean and fresh with a shine-free finish. Visit www.neutrogena.ca for information on the products and www.melanomanetwork.ca for more on melanoma prevention. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pop the bubbly! We’re officially celebrating 200 episodes of Breaking Beauty Podcast. Joining us for this very special episode is our producer, Michelle Harrison, live from the Dear Media HQ. Tune as we recap and react to some of the most emotional moments in the show’s history – from the interviews that left us teary-eyed to the ones that made us LOL and the one celebrity anecdote that made us go viral. Plus, at long last, we discuss *That* interview (IYKYK). Yep, we’re going there.

To our lifelong listeners, we wanna thank you for joining us on this beauty-full ride! You’ve been helping us build Breaking Beauty together. And to celebrate this milestone, we are excited to introduce our new logo and website in the coming week, dreamed up by the pros at Metier Creative. Would love to hear your feedback – were there any personal favourite moments for you that you think we might have missed? Hit us up on Instagram, Twitter. Join our private Facebook group, or give us a call and leave us a voicemail at 1-844-227-0302.

Thank you to our show partners. When you support them, you support the creation of Breaking Beauty Podcast! 

Fleur and Bee
Check out Fleur & Bee’s 100% vegan and cruelty-free line of natural skincare products at fleurandbee.com and use promo code BREAKING to get 15% off.

Neutrogena
Neutrogena Ultra Sheer lotions and face mist sunscreens provide safe, lightweight, non-greasy sun protection that’s ideal for every day. They absorb quickly, leaving skin feeling soft, clean and fresh with a shine-free finish. Visit www.neutrogena.ca for information on the products and www.melanomanetwork.ca for more on melanoma prevention.

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

It’s the first day of fall, and a busy AF September! That’s okay because Instagram is on FIRE with beauty lewks that are inspiring us to break out of our bare faced slumps. First up, we recap our top #ICYMI moments from Spring 2022 Fashion Week so far –  including the runway show that inspired Carlene’s new favourite lippie look. Next, we dive into the beauty news of the moment, like what the heck is happening with Beautycon, celebrity plastic surgery doppelgangers and Kylie’s new-new baby-care line (yep!!).

Left: A model at the Ulla Johnson Spring 2020 Show demo’s the “Blooming Lips” trend using the Bobbi Brown Crushed Lipstick in Sunset

Right: Carlene tests the glossy ombré trend wearing Armani Beauty Ecstasy Shine Lipstick in 300 Play in the centre of lips with Wander Beauty Lip Retreat Oil in Oasis overtop

Left: Guess who? Tori Spelling shuns plastic surgery rumours. Right: Kourtney K-Dash

Finally, Carlene reveals her skincare routine fail that led to a fortnight of itching. Stay tuned as Dr. Laurel Geraghty helps solve our sensitive skin woes, in a phone-a-friend segment brought to you by Cetaphil. You’ll find out the difference between sensitive skin vs sensitized skin, the fastest way to fix a flare up, along with the simple routine (and ingredients!) you need to keep sensitive skin calm, cool and collected (like do you really need to avoid exfoliation?) Join us for a definitive round of True or False, sensitive skin edition.

Dr. Laurel Geraghty is here to school Carlene on how to prevent another face-itching flare-up!

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.*

Thank you to our show partners. When you support them, you support the creation of Breaking Beauty Podcast! 

Cetaphil


Our conversation with Dr. Geraghty is brought to you in partnership with Cetaphil. Cetaphil’s iconic, best-selling cleansers and moisturizers – Gentle Skin Cleanser, Daily Facial Cleanser, Moisturizing Cream, Moisturizing Lotion and Advanced Relief Lotion – are now reformulated to better meet the needs of even the most sensitive skin. Follow Dr. Geraghty on Instagram and Cetaphil on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook to continue to learn more about the new and improved formulas.

Flip Beauty Shopping App

Flip is the new interactive way to shop for beauty products. Download FLIP beauty shopping app in the Apple App Store and Google Play today. Simply search for “FLIP Beauty Shopping App” and USE CODE GLAM30 for 30% OFF towards your first purchase, plus enjoy free shipping and returns.

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


Ready for a makeup bag makeover? LA-based celebrity makeup artist Jamie Makeup aka Jamie Greenberg works with the real ones in Hollywood: Busy Philipps, Mindy Kaling, Chelsea Handler and Tracee Ellis Ross. When she’s not serving up red carpet glam on Kristen Stewart for her Spencer premieres, “Everyone’s Personal Makeup Artist” is sharing real-life makeup tricks on her Instagram, testing the latest viral TikTok trends along with her own pro tips on how-to get more – for less.

Today, Jamie jumps on the mic to help decode the best base products for your everyday makeup routine, including her top budget buys, how to manage foundation for oily skin, and the eye primers she relies on for eyeshadow that will.not.smudge. Then, stay tuned for Jamie’s tips on nailing a 1-minute monochromatic makeup look, her holy grail mascaras, lip balms that actually work (!) on even the peeliest among us, and the lippies guaranteed to last all damn day.

Jamie Makeup Blighlighters and Temptu foundation are always in her kit!

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.*

PROMO CODES: Thank you to our show partners. When you support them, you support the creation of Breaking Beauty Podcast! 

Flip Beauty Shopping App

Flip is the new interactive way to shop for beauty products. Download FLIP beauty shopping app in the Apple App Store and Google Play today. Simp
ly search for “FLIP Beauty Shopping App” and USE CODE GLAM30 for 30% OFF towards your first purchase, plus enjoy free shipping and returns.

Thursday Plantation:

Find out why Thursday Plantation is the #1 Natural Brand for Acne-Prone Skin in Australia, helping Canadians find clearer-looking skin since the 90’s. Get 15% off by visiting www.thursdayplantationcanada.ca with promo code BEAUTY15

PayPal

PayPal QR Code payments are now accepted at CVS® stores nationwide. To get $10 cashback on your first transaction of $20 or more, just head to your local CVS and pay using your PayPal or Venmo app. To see terms and learn more about how to earn $10 cashback, go to paypal.com/beauty

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


Beauty entrepreneur, influencer and fellow podcaster Marianna Hewitt is on the mic today! One million Instagram followers have been following her every creamy, dreamy move since she won Allure’s Beauty Blogger Of The Year Award back in 2014. Today, Marianna reveals the killer instincts she put to social media in order to dream up the perfect, vibey skincare brand for the Instagram Age, Summer Fridays, alongside fellow influencer Lauren Ireland.

Meet the next big Summer Fridays hit: Heavenly Sixteen All-in-One Face Oil

Best known for its iconic sky-blue tube, fans fell hard for the photo-friendly, supes-hydrating Jet Lag Mask. Today, you’ll hear the highs and lows of creating a viral-hit product, including details on what’s behind the latest reformulation. Then, stay tuned to hear Marianna’s ride-or-die drugstore buy, the one nail polish she can’t quit, along with the no-fail beauty hacks she uses to look so glowy and gorge in picture-perfect selfies.

PLUS! Tune into the Life With Marianna podcast today to hear Carlene and Jill on The Top 7 Trends You’re Going to See Everywhere in Fall 2021. Disco brows anyone?!

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*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.*

PROMO CODES: Support our show partners while saving money and supporting the making of Breaking Beauty Podcast! 

Cove
Cove is the leading online migraine clinic, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of migraines. Get the relief you need right now by going to cove.com/BEAUTY for 50% off  your first month of medication and free two day shipping in the US.

Fleur and Bee
Check out Fleur & Bee’s 100% vegan and cruelty-free line of natural skincare products at fleurandbee.com and use promo code BREAKING to get 15% off.

<p”>Nutrafol
Nutrafol is a 100% drug-free oral supplement that’s clinically shown to improve hairgrowth and thickness with less shedding. You can grow thicker, healthier hair AND support our show by going to Nutrafol.com and entering the promo code BREAKING to save $15 OFF your first month’s subscription.

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


Surprise! Today we’re shaking up our monthly #DamnGoods episode… with our first ever speed-round edition!! That means more product reviews than ever before.  20 products x 2 minutes each – can your long-winded hosts Jill and Carlene really do it!!? The stage is set to discuss: a redness corrector that doubles as an SPF, a multi-tasking, age-defying eye cream, a rare, glow-getting serum for oily-skinned folks, a skin-saving must-have for the beach (it’s not what you think!) plus, the one cream blush Carlene is toting everywhere and the filter-like loose powder she’s been scoring compliments on of late.

And ICYMI – we launched our first-ever merch!! Meet the limited edition Breaking Beauty Terry Scrunchies. They’re made from sustainable bamboo terry in the perfect summer pink 🎀- they’re SOOOO soft, hella absorbent for days at the pool or beach 💦 , and the best part is that there are three sizes:⁣ The Baby Terry (amazing for topknots or fine or short hair)⁣ The Just-Right (if you have medium hair this is for you) ⁣ and The Super Terry (this over-sized version is amazing if you have long or thick hair). ⁣Buy them individually or save on the trio. Can’t wait to see how you wear it – tag us on Instagram.

Thank you to our show partners. When you support them, you support the creation of Breaking Beauty Podcast! 

Talkspace:
Talkspace is the #1 online therapy platform. Start feeling better with a single message. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com and make sure to use the code BEAUTY to get $100 off of your first month.

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

Ethique:
Ethique is a New Zealand based Zero-Waste Beauty Brand that focuses on conscious beauty with concentrated formulas To check out their full-range, visit Ethique.com. They’ve even got these cute little mini bars so you can try different products to find what works best for you. Join the revolution and give up the bottle!

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.*

  1. Kitsch SATIN HEATLESS Pillow Rollers, 6-piece set

  2. Limited Edition Breaking Beauty Scrunchies! They are absorbent, made from sustainable bamboo and come in 3 sizes: Baby Scrunch, The Just Right Terry Scrunch, The Super Terry Scrunch  you can buy separately or the bundled trio

  3. Briogeo Superfoods Mango + Cherry Balancing Shampoo + Conditioner Duo for Oil Control

  4. Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment SPF 30, (***not available in Canada**)

  5. Neso Grande Tent UPF 50.

  6. Maybelline New York Express Brow Duo

  7. StriVectin Intensive Eye Concentrate for Wrinkles PLUS.

  8. Caudalie Vinosource-Hydra Grape Water Gel Moisturizer 

  9. Anastasia Beverly Hills Cream Blush Sticks

  10. Youth To The People Superclay Purify + Clear Power Mask

  11. Algenist Algae Niacinamide Moisture Veil Serum.

  12. Carlene’s fave trio that she mentioned: Victoria Beckham by Augustinus Bader Golden Cell Rejuvenating Priming Moisturizer, Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez Liquid Touch Weightless Foundation, Armani Beauty Luminous Glow Silk Powder

  13. Bite Beauty Power Move Hydrating Soft Matte Lipstick in Praline 

  14. Tatcha The Silk Protective Setting Powder

  15. M.A.C Magic Extension 5mm Fiber Mascara

  16. Lorac Holy Lash Volumizing Mascara

  17. Sol de Janeiro Rio Deo Aluminum-Free Deodorant

  18. Limited Edition Olive You Megababe Set. The kit is now sold out but the nail polish hues are here to stay!

  19. Boscia Prebiotic + Probiotic Freshening All-Over Body Deodorant

  20. Boscia Papaya and Pomegranate Enzyme Exfoliating Body Cleanser

  21. Boscia Peptide Youth-Restore Firming Body Serum

  22. Henry Rose “Windows Down” Eau de Parfum


Shina Novalinga and Michelle Chubb are doing beauty their own way – and making history in the process. Collectively, the two Indigenous content creators and have amassed nearly 3 million followers on TikTok in just over one year, earning headlines on Vogue.com and Teen Vogue, collabs with big beauty brands like L’Oréal Paris, Clarins and Redken and now, they’re being featured in a major beauty campaign with Sephora. But their transformative glow-ups are a little different. Today we’re learning about Inuit face tattoos, jingle dresses and how reclaiming your true identity is the only path to success.

Thanks to our show partner, The Nue Co.:
The Nue Co creates clean and sustainable supplements with proven results. They take a holistic approach to skincare, with a focus on the connection between inner and outer beauty to deliver ingestible and topical supplements that improve the long-term health of your skin. Try their hero skin supplements including PREBIOTIC+PROBIOTIC, SKIN FILTER, SKIN HYDRATOR and THE PILL at thenueco.com. Get 20% off using our code BEAUTY.


She’s easy, she’s breezy! Today we’re talking about the prettiest, brightest and lightest weight makeup that’s as effortless and joyful as that perfect summer dress. Tune in to hear about the natural-finish compact powder said to transform into a liquid foundation upon hitting your skin. Plus, we reveal our favourite skin-enhancing luminizers that put their shimmery predecessors to shame, along with the blushes and “blonzers” (that’s right, a blush + bronzer hybrid) that are perfect for getting that #PeachesChallenge glow. We also discover a fluffy-effect, stay-put mascara we’re counting on to get us through the sweatiest of days, and we reveal the tinted matte lip balm so smooth, and so diffuse-y, you’ll want to scoop up every single shade.

Carlene’s take on the #peachchallenge using Bare Minerals’ new Blonzers & Kjaer Weiss’ new Matte, Naturally Liquid Lipstick

A new favourite face powder for muggy days: Giorgio Armani’s new Luminous Silk Glow Fusion Powder

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.*

Sakara:

Sakara is a nutrition company that focuses on overall wellness, starting with what you eat. And right now, Sakara is offering our listeners based in the US 20% off their first order when they go to www.sakara.com/BEAUTY  or enter code BEAUTY at checkout.

The Nue Co.:

The Nue Co creates clean and sustainable supplements with proven results. They take a holistic approach to skincare, with a focus on the connection between inner and outer beauty to deliver ingestible and topical supplements that improve the long-term health of your skin. Try their hero skin supplements including PREBIOTIC+PROBIOTIC, SKIN FILTER, SKIN HYDRATOR and THE PILL at thenueco.com. Get 20% off using our code BEAUTY

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


Happy New Year everyone! In today’s replay of our epic chat with Huda Kattan, you’ll find out why Huda Beauty was officially crowned the most popular beauty brand of 2020, along with the emotional hardships she faced on the way to building her billion dollar success story. The Iraqi-American makeup artist was an O.G. in the YouTuber space, and now the Dubai-based founder has been named one of the “Richest  Self-Made Women” in the world.

Huda Kattan

Huda shares the origin story behind the brand, starting with the Kardashian-adored false eyelashes that were an instant hit at Sephora, right up until her newest baby, Wishful Skin. You’ll also discover Huda’s #1 drugstore foundation, the $$$ skincare item that she claims is completely worth the $500 price tag, and the self-care practice she’s adapted during quarantine that involves “future energy…”

Huda’s newest beauty baby, Wishful Skin

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.*

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