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This week, dermatologist Francesca Fusco, MD, is here to teach us all how to "search and destroy" skin issues like redness, rosacea, angiomas, seborrheic dermatitis, and so much more. She also shares her favorite skin rejuvenators, like thread lifts and the product one of her patient calls "Jesus in a Bottle." Before that, we discuss solutions for dry toenails, the disappearance of the world's frankincense, and California's law banning discrimination based on one's hairstyle.

Listen, we know the beauty world is a wonderful place to take a break from the heaviness of the “real” world and its troubles—and we want to bring you a fun, lighthearted, informative podcast—but we hope you’ll stick with us this week as we talk about some less frivolous matters that are important to us. And, as always, let us know what you think by DMing us on Instagram, emailing us (info@fatmascara.com), or posting on our private Facebook page. We read it all and want to hear what you have to say.

Below are links to the people, topics, and products mentioned in this episode:

Emily Splichal’s episode of Fat Mascara
OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener - which Dr. Splichal recommended for your nail holiday!
Miss Pop’s episode of Fat Mascara
nail health expert Dr. Dana Stern
Dr. Dana Nail Renewal System - the fix for toenail keratin granulations
CND Rescue RXx
Chanel Le Vernis Longwear Nail Color in Ballerina
Could This Be the End of Frankincense? - in The New York Times
Charlotte Tilbury Scent Of A Dream Eau de Parfum
Jo Malone Incense & Cedrat Cologne
Aesop Hwyl Eau de Parfum
Memo Paris Lalibela Eau de Parfum
Annik Goutal Encens Flamboyant Eau de Parfum
Chanel N°5 Eau de Parfum
Mandy Aftel of Aftelier Perfumes
Dr. Francesca Fusco - a dermatologist at Wexler Dermatology
Belotero - Dr. Fusco calls this a “fine filler”
Restylane Refyne - another “fine filler”
Restylane Defyne - another “fine filler”
Ultherapy - focused ultrasound energy that Dr. Fusco uses to treat sagging jowls or to firm up a jawline
Thread Lifts - this article has more info on thread lifts, an in-office procedure done with PDO threads
Biologique Recherche P50 Balancing Exfoliators - it’s “Jesus in a bottle!” according to one of Dr. Fusco’s patients
National Rosacea Society - for help diagnosing rosacea
Metrogel (drug name: metronidazole )
SULFUR WASH: Asepxia - Jenn used this (only $8!) sulfur-based cleanser as a face wash once daily for about a month and it helped with her rosacea. It can be a bit drying, so she applied Weleda Skin Food every night to moisturize. It worked for her!
Financea Gel (drug name: azaleic acid)
Soolantra (drug name: ivermectin)
Oxygenetix
Colorescience
EltaMD UV Clear Facial Sunscreen Broad-Spectrum SPF 46 - the sunscreen Dr. Fusco likes
Skin Better Science AlphaRet Overnight Cream
Skin Better Science AlphaRet Exfoliating Peel Pads
Skinceuticals C E Ferulic - a great antioxidant to be applied before sunscreen

#RaiseAWand
Sarah Chapman Skin Insurance SPF 30
OLLY Undeniable Beauty Gummy For Hair, Skin, & Nails

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Recognize that guy above? If you watched television during the first decade of this century, you probably do. Hairstylist Chaz Dean, founder of Wen Hair Care, is ready to talk…about everything! He shares his journey, his hair philosophy, and how he’s dealt with some very public setbacks along the way. Before that: We review a new custom face cream, unpack the EU's "clean beauty" crackdown, and discuss the strange politics surrounding body makeup.

Below are links to the people, topics, and products mentioned in this episode. If you have any questions (or just want to say hi) reach out to us on Instagram, Twitter or via email (info@fatmascara.com).

facialist Georgia Louise
Knockout Beauty - update: there is a location in NYC! 1031 Lexington Ave
R+Co
Evenswiss
Georgia Louise Atelier
Cayli Cavaco Reck - owner of Knockout Beauty
Jess’s husband Geoff’s episode of Fat Mascara
Bite Beauty Lip Labs - locations in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Toronto, & NYC
The European Union’s regulation EU No 655/2013 - this technical document details cosmetic claim regulations, and Annex III (explained a bit here) proposes that companies refrain from using “free of” marketing claims as of July 3, 2019
Tiffany Masterson’s episode of Fat Mascara
Charlotte Tilbury Supermodel Body Slimmer Shimmer Shape, Hydrate & Glow
KKW Beauty Body Collection
Sally Hansen Air Brush Legs
Nivea Sun Kissed Beautiful Legs
MAC Studio Face and Body Foundation
Chaz Dean
Chaz Dean Studio Salon in Hollywood
Wen by Chaz Dean
Big Sexy Hair
Wen Pet Products
Leaping Bunny Certification
Wen Fig Products
Wen Lavender Nourishing Mousse
Bella Spirit Dry Cleanser
Bella Spirit Exfoliant Lip Scrub
Mally Beauty Evercolor Starlight Waterproof Eyeliner in Gun Metal - Chaz has been loving this eyeliner for years!
Laura Geller Baked Kajal Eyeliner - He’s also a fan of this one

#RaiseAWand
Tom Ford Lip Contour Duo in Fling it On
Eminence Organic Stone Crop Body Oil

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Get ready for a sexy summer episode! We’ve got everything from @emrata to … chafing. But the big draw is our guest, dermatologist Macrene Alexiades, MD, the founder of 37 Actives. Dr. Macrene is here to explain antioxidants, actives, and how topical products work at a cellular level. (Told you it was sexy.)

Below are links to the people, topics, and products mentioned in this episode. If you have any questions (or just want to say hi) reach out to us on Instagram, Twitter or via email (info@fatmascara.com).

Emily Ratajkowski
Kèrastase
Catherine Li - the model Jenn hung out with in Paris
Monistat Chafing Relief Powder Gel
Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring - the book that inspired Dr. Macrene to study genetics
Dr. Macrene 37 Actives - Dr. Macrene’s skincare line
37 Actives High Performance Anti-Aging Neck And Décolletage Treatment - what she calls the “Neck and Dec” treatment
37 Actives Anti-Aging Treatment Foundation
Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch SPF 100

#RaiseAWand
Raincry Large Detangling Paddle Brush
Raincry Detangle Travel Brush
Jess loves nectarines! Get the best ones on 57th and 8th!

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Let’s talk about braids with @mshairandhumor! New York City-based hair stylist and braider Kamilah tells why she’s glad she got fired from her last job (shhh), how she makes the braiding experience better, and so much more. Before that, a discussion of the “menopausal” (is it just anti-aging?) skincare trend and Jenn and Jess’s favorite summer perfumes.

Below are links to the people, topics, and products mentioned in this episode. If you have any questions (or just want to say hi) reach out to us on Instagram, Twitter or via email (info@fatmascara.com).

Pause Well-Aging
Rory - where medicine meets wellness
Lola - reproductive care for women, by women (Use code MASCARA40 for 40% off)
Menopause.ai
Menopause.ai Hair Loss Serum
Bonafide - for menopause and PMS symptoms
Pause Well-Aging Hot Flash Cooling Mist
VENeffect - anti-aging skin care
derm Joshua Zeichner, MD
The Original Cooling Towel for Extreme Heat Relief - Jenn’s Mom’s fave neck wrap
Jo Malone’s episode of Fat Mascara
Jo by Jo Loves
Pomelo by Jo Loves - the fragrance paintbrush!
Aerin Lauder’s episode of Fat Mascara
Aerin Hibiscus Palm
Acqua Di Parma Cipresso di Toscana
Elisire Eau Papaguéna - Jess bought this one in Amsterdam!
perfumer Steve Nicoll’s episode of Fat Mascara
Escentric Molecules 04 - a fragrance based around the hard-to-describe synthetic molecule javanol
100% Pure Tea Tree Oil Natural Essential Oil - Kamilah suggests to apply after washing your scalp
Difeel Premium Natural Hair Care Oil - Kamilah suggests to apply after washing your scalp
Creme of Nature Professional Argan Oil Moisture and Shine Shampoo - Kamilah’s preferred shampoo
Mizani Lived-In Texture Creation Cream - recommended for fine hair
American Crew Forming Cream - recommended for fine hair
PureO Lock & Twist Gel - for natural hair
Sensationnel Hair - Kamilah uses synthetic hair
Sweet Hearts Hair
The Doux
Camille Rose
Jane Carter
MAC Ruby Woo
Milani Color Statement Lipliner in True Red
L'Oréal Paris Voluminous Carbon Black Mascara

#RaiseAWand
Laura Mercier Smudge Brush
Suratt Beauty Relevée Lash Curler

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So much love all around this week! Starting with a wedding … Jenn’s! She details her look, then we discuss the fascinating world of incel’s and their quest to look like “Chads,” and we share info on some new sensory-inclusive salons. After that, we’ve got a huuuugggeee, elephant-size interview with Tiffany Masterson, the founder of Drunk Elephant. She gets into everything: the ingredients her skincare brand avoids and why (the answers will surprise you!), what "clean" means, how she manages social media controversies, and details on the rumored sale of her company.

Have you joined our amazing (private) Facebook Group yet? If not, click here to do it now!

Below are links to the people, topics, and products mentioned in this episode. If you have any questions (or just want to say hi) reach out to us on Instagram, Twitter or via email (info@fatmascara.com).

Jenn’s Wedding Look
Garren’s episode of Fat Mascara
Oribe Pro Dry Texturizing Spray
Bumble and Bumble Brilliantine
HOT TOOLS Professional Curling Iron
Video on how to do non-pageant-y curls coming soon! (Sorry, guys, I couldn’t find the link to the YouTUbe video I mentioned, but I’ll post on Insta this week with my curling iron technique. —Jenn)
Dior Backstage Face & Body Primer
Fraxel by Dr. Shereene Idriss at Union Square Dermatology
Shereene Idriss’ episode of Fat Mascara
injectables by Dr. Heidi Waldorf
Heidi Waldorf’s episode of Fat Mascara
Diorskin Nude Air Serum Foundation
Milk Makeup Lip + Cheek Color in Werk
Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Contour Wand
Chanel Baume Essential in Sculpting
Bobbi Brown Long-wear Gel Eyeliner in Caviar
Sir John’s episode of Fat Mascara
Eyeshadow (I made a mistake! It wasn’t Kevyn Aucoin! I used the pinky-beige shade from the now-discontinued Charlotte Tilbury Instant Look Palette in Natural Beauty. —Jenn)
Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz in Medium Brown
Sugarlash PRO Lash Lift by lash artist Meghan Beck
Surrat Beauty Luminize & Sculpt Palette
Daniel Martin’s episode of Fat Mascara
”This is Chad,” New York magazine cover article
Dr. Jacono’s episode of Fat Mascara
Barber’s Blueprint
Kulture City App - creating sensory inclusive places that provide universal accessibility
Drunk Elephant NYC Pop Up
Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara
Anastasia Beverly Hills
Drunk Elephant C-Firma Vitamin C Day Serum
Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Drops
Drunk Elephant A-Passioni Retinol Cream
Drunk Elephant B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Serum
Drunk Elephant Lala Retro hipped Moisturizer
Drunk Elephant Slaai Makeup-Melting Butter Cleanser
Drunk Elephant Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil
Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream
Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial - Tiffany uses babyfacial once a week
Drunk Elephant Lippe Balm

#RaiseAWand
Revlon So Fierce Vinyl Eyeliner Pencil in Mighty Mocha
Van Cleef & Arpels Santal Blanc


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It’s a sorta-special episode this week, with Jess one-on-one with Elizabeth Hurley! (Jenn will be back from her wedding and we’ll be back to regularly scheduled programming next week!)

Below are links to the people, topics, and products mentioned in this episode. If you have any questions (or just want to say hi) reach out to us on Instagram, Twitter or via email (info@fatmascara.com).

Estee Lauder The Breast Cancer Campaign
Pleasures by Estee Lauder- Elizabeth’s favorite fragrance of all time!
Beautiful by Estee Lauder
Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II- She uses this twice a day, morning & night!
Elizabeth Hurley Beach- her swimwear line
Elizabeth Hurley Beach Meena One Piece
MAC Bulk Wipes
MAC Studio Fix Perfecting Stick
Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge for Lips & Cheeks- Elizabeth uses this on beach days as well!
Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Eye Pencil in Onyx
Bobbi Brown Ultra Fine Eye Liner Brush
Tom Ford Brow Sculptor with Refill
Estee Lauder Sumptuous Extreme Lash Multiplying Volume Mascara
Cashmere Mist By Donna Karan- her current go to fragrance

#RaiseAWand
Bastide Ambre Soir Hand and Body Lotion

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Gucci Westman (by Alexi Lubomirski

Makeup artist Gucci Westman opens up about meditation, makeup school, creating a perfect complexion, and of course, her line, Westman Atelier. Before that: We try and define "clean beauty" and Jenn tests out the new lash perms.

Below are links to the people, topics, and products mentioned in this episode. If you have any questions (or just want to say hi) reach out to us on Instagram, Twitter or via email (info@fatmascara.com).

Leaping Bunny
Clean at Sephora- To qualify as Sephora Clean products must be free of the following ingredients: sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban.
Sugarlash PRO
lash artist Meghan Beck
Real Simple- monthly women’s magazine
Bob Roth- TM meditation teacher
Strength in Stillness: The Power of Transcendental Meditation by Bob Roth
Annie Leibovitz
Grace Coddington
Westman Atelier
Westman Atelier Foundation Brush
Westman Atelier Blender Brush
Westman Atelier Powder Brush
Westman Atelier Vital Skin Foundation Stick- A tip from Gucci: using multiple shades can help you achieve a more natural look
London-based facialist Anastasia Achilleos- Gwyneth Paltrow’s facialist
Rescue Spa- Denuta Meiloch, founder
facialist Georgia Luis
facialist Joanna Czech
WelleCo Women’s Libido + Hormone Support
Moon Juice Beauty Shroom Vegan Collagen Protection
Moon Juice Probiotics
Tocos Powder by Sun Potion
Subtle Energies
Eminence Organics
SK-II Facial Treatment Mask
Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Mask
Augustinus Bader The Rich Cream
Pai Skincare Light Work Rosehip Cleansing Oil
Volition Beauty Apple Cider Vinegar Resurfacing Pads
Biologique Recherche P50 Balancing Exfoliators
Grown Alchemist
Dose pen by dosist

#RaiseAWand
Thrive Causemetics Brilliant Eye Brightener™ in Stella
Kiehl’s Calendula Serum-Infused Water Cream

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On this week’s podcast, Uma Oils founder Shrankhla Holecek explains the simple ways we can all make Ayurveda a part of our lives, from dry brushing to tongue scraping. Before that, we discuss Big Body Shop news; contemplate the scent of a relationship; and debate skincare fridges. 

Below are links to the people, topics, and products mentioned in this episode. If you have any questions (or just want to say hi) reach out to us on Instagram, Twitter or via email (info@fatmascara.com).

The Body Shop Discontinues All Face Wipes In Favour Of Sustainable Alternatives- in the Huffington Post
England will ban plastic stirrers, straws and cotton swabs from April 2020
12 pack of Carlisle Bistro Napkins - Jenn’s attempt at making less trash
Creed Green Irish Tweed - Jenn mentioned “Silver Mountain Water” (or something like that) on the podcast, but she made a mistake. This is the one her ex (and Cary Grant) wore!
Ralph Lauren Polo Blue Eau de Toilette
Tocca Stellla Eau de Parfum
Lady Gaga Fame Fluid Eau De Parfum
Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt
Mother Dirt
Cooluli Mini Beauty Refrigerator
Joanna Vargas Bright Eye Firming Mask - Jenn stores these in the refrigerator
Uma Oils
Tongue Cleaner Scrapers
Dry Skin Body Brush
Original Grass-Fed Ghee by 4th & Heart- Listen for Shrankhla’s tip using ghee for naval therapy & more!
The Chopra Center Dosha Quiz - Vata: ether + air, Pitta: water + fire, Kapha: earth + water
Banyan Botanicals Organic Triphala Tablets
Uma Oils Absolute Anti Aging Body Oil
Uma Oils Absolute Anti Aging Eye Oil
Supergoop Sunscreen Mists
Larry King A Social Life For Your Hair Finishing Cream
Dior Diorshow Mascara

#RaiseAWand
Malin + Goetz Peppermint Body Scrub
Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour® Great 8™ Daily Defense Moisturizer Sunscreen SPF 35

Naturopathica Mighty Mint Rescue Cream

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Plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Jacono talks about new facelift techniques, preventative Botox, the perils of too much injectable filler, and how he can tell which celebrities have had "work" done. Plus: The James Charles controversy; why facialist brands are the new doctor brands; and how to improve your vagal tone (so you can chill out).

Below are links to the people, topics, and products mentioned in this episode. If you have any questions (or just want to say hi) reach out to us on Instagram, Twitter or via email (info@fatmascara.com).

Mary Kay
Blackberry Mountain
makeup artist Luis Casco
Color Street Nail Polish Strips
Salon Effects Real Nail Polish Strips by Sally Hansen
James Charles
Tati Westbrook
James Charles, From ‘CoverBoy’ to Canceled- in The New York Times
James Charles and the Odd Fascination of the YouTube Beauty Wars- in The New Yorker
Perricone MD
Murad
Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare
Dr. Brandt
Teresa Tarmey Microneedling Kit
Sonya Dakar Flash Facial
Joanna Vargas Bright Eye Firming Mask
Renee Rouleau Triple Berry Smoothing Peel
Tracie Martyn Enzyme Exfoliant- Jess’ preferred mask atm
Sarah Chapman Skinesis Ultimate Cleanse
Osea Vagus Nerve Oil - including the self-massage how-to!
Understanding the Vagus Nerve & Increasing Vagal Tone
Dr. Nivea B. Calico
The Park Avenue Face by Andrew Jacono, MD. FACS
Coppertone
SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic with 15% L- Ascorbic Acid Vitamin C Serum- Dr. Jacono’s fave
La Mer Crème de la Mer
Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion- highly recommended by Dr. Jacono
plastic surgeon Dr. Paul Nasiff
Botched

#RaiseAWand
Sally Hansen Color Therapy Nail Polish, Rosy Quartz
R+Co Television Perfect Hair Shampoo
R+Co Television Perfect Hair Conditioner

Garren’s episode of Fat Mascara

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Fat Mascara is a podcast about head-to-toe beauty, so it’s about time we had a foot expert on the show, don’t you think? Emily Splichal, DPM, is our interview guest this week, and she answers all of our questions. And we have a lot: pedicure safety, toenail clipping, Jess’s bunions, Jenn’s bunions, your (?) bunions, smelly feet, corns, blisters—nothing is off limits.

Click here to join our private Facebook group, where all the fun happens!

Before that, we discuss the latest product from Glossier and the new FDA study about sunscreen absorption. Below are links to the people, topics, and products mentioned in this episode. If you have any questions (or just want to say hi) reach out to us on Instagram, Twitter or via email (info@fatmascara.com).

Glossier Bubblewrap - eye + lip plumping cream
Emily Weiss’s episode of Fat Mascara
Clinique Superdefense Age Defense Eye Cream SPF 20 - only available in the U.K.
DERMAdoctor DD Eye Dermatologically Defining Eye Radiance Cream SPF 30 - Jenn is a fan
Fat Mascara // Raising a Wand Private Facebook Group
The FDA’s newest proposed rule on sunscreen - released in February
EWG’s press release about the FDA proposed rule
Effect of Sunscreen Application Under Maximal Use Conditions on Plasma Concentration of Sunscreen Active Ingredients - the FDA’s new sunscreen absorption study published in JAMA
@labmuffinbeautyscience Sunscreen Headline Post
OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener - for your nail holiday!
Vaseline - Tip from Dr. Splichal: Apply to your heels after showering and throw on some socks to keep your feet hydrated.
Bunion Beauty Bunion Corrector & Support Sleeve
2nd Skin Blister Kit
CeraVe Foot Cream with Salicylic Acid
Arm & Hammer Heels and Feet Moisturizer Plus Gentle Exfoliators
Silicone Heel Slip
copper-infused no-show socks - to prevent smelliness!
PRO EMU OIL All Natural Emu Oil - AEA Certified
Ole Henriksen
Baby Foot Original Exfoliant Foot Peel
Baby Foot Moisturizing Foot Mask

#RaiseAWand
Dove Body Wash Mousse with Rose Oil
Olive & June The Top Coat

Olive & June The Poppy - the universal nail polish bottle handle


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