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Jessica Matlin

Host of Fat Mascara
Jessica Matlin is an established voice in beauty, beauty director of Harper's Bazaar, co-founder of the award-winning podcast Fat Mascara, she has also received the Refinery29 Beauty Innovator Award, The Fragrance Foundation Editorial Excellence Award and The Fragrance Foundation Notable Award.


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Ep 134: Retinol, Retinoid, Retin-A, Retinoic Acid
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Fat Mascara
Dermatological surgeon Dr. Dendy Engelman is here to demystify topical anti-agers and explain how retinoids, peptides, antioxidants, and acids work. Plus, she offers real talk on which ingredients are truly, scientifically harmful and which are simply vilified by the interwebs. Before that, we discuss the Escape The Corset movement against South Korea’s rigid beauty standards and the new line Nécessaire and its high-end sex gel.
Ep. 133 Respect Your Face
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Fat Mascara
David Yi, founder of @verygoodlight, talks about changing heteronormative grooming standards, going through hard times, and finding YOUR good light (and some good products!). We also tell you where to donate gently used beauty products and discuss wearable tech that helps your skin. Plus, a very important question: Do we all need flushable tushie wipes?
Ep 132: How to Approach a Face
Episode of
Fat Mascara
Mario Dedivanovic, Kim Kardashian's favorite makeup artist and founder of The Masterclass, shares his surprising start in the biz, offers amazing advice to aspiring makeup artists, and sneaks in some seriously good beauty tips, too. Plus, help for hair breakage and Jess gets personal about why she loves beauty so much.
Ep 131: Soko Mascara
Episode of
Fat Mascara
Charlotte Cho, an aesthetician and the founder of Soko Glam, plays co-host this week. She and Jenn discuss the origins of K-beauty, double-cleansing, skip care, humidifiers, why houseplants help your skin, ASMR, and sooo much else. Plus: @esteelaundry is the beauty version of @diet_prada, but who’s behind the account?
Ep 130: Go Ask Alex
Episode of
Fat Mascara
Alessandra Steinherr was the Beauty Director of Glamour UK for over a decade, became a beauty influencer in her own right, and just launched her own range of affordable(!) skincare: Now she's in the studio to chat about her time on all sides of the biz. Before that: We ponder the idea of age limits on beauty trends. Plus, makeup artist Fiona Stiles has some clever tips for women with heavier eyelids.
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