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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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We phone our #podfam friends to get the best tea from 2019!

Jeffree Star obliterating sales records, the goosebump-inducing Gucci campaign and the Makeup by Mario moment that legit brought a tear to our eye – Tune in to hear us dissect the biggest beauty wins and beauty fails of 2019, all with a little help from our fellow beauty pod squad. Roll call! Calling in, we’ve got Priyanka Mattoo, co-host of Foxy Browns podcast; Jackie Johnson, host of the Natch Beaut podcast; Priya Rao, host of the Glossy Beauty Podcast; and Brooke DeVard Ozaydinli of the Naked Beauty Podcast. Plus, don’t miss our roundup of favourite beauty discoveries of the year toward the end of this epic, virtual round table.

What do you think was the biggest beauty moment of 2019? Or of the decade? Get social with us and let us know! Find us on Instagram, Twitter, via our private Facebook group

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The beauty campaign of the year award goes to…

Products mentioned in this episode: Gucci Rouge à Lèvres Mat Lipstick;
From Jackie J: Loli Beauty Base Pank Plum Elixir; Aether Beauty Gemstone Palettes; Quim; Mazz Hannah CBD Skin Salve;
From Priyanka Mattoo: Nutrafol; Beboe High-Potency CBD Serum
From Priya Rao: 111 Skin Space Defence Eye Lift Gel;
From Carlene: Westman Atelier Baby Cheeks Blush Stick in Petal;
From Brooke Devard: Vintner’s Daughter Active Botanical Serum; Altreno (By prescription)

Every product is independently selected by Breaking Beauty Podcast hosts and/or guests. Products you purchase through our links may earn us a commission.

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

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