Episodes – Get The Fuck Out of the Sun

Jenna Rennert

Jenna Rennert is a MAJOR tastemaker in the industry -- she’s the ultimate “It Girl” when it comes to beauty and skincare. Jenna previously held the Beauty Editor title at Vogue.com for 7 years, where she oversaw the beauty, health and fitness verticals while writing and editing celebrity, trend and market-driven stories—all while searching for the world’s newest and coolest products to feature on the site. Which means she got to try out ALL of the products (BEFORE they hit the shelves). She has her very own beauty closet in her NY apartment which is UNREAL. Jenna is now a contributing editor at Vogue on all things beauty, fashion and wellness and she also creates her own original content everyday to share tips and tricks on makeup, hair, fashion -- you name it. She has a no bullshit vibe and is brutally honest in her opinions on products so you know you’re always getting the real deal from her. We get into how she ended up with a kickass career at Vogue, the products she has tried over the years, how to approach cosmetic procedures, products she keeps coming back to after years ( + affordable recs), and more.

Amber Fillerup Clark

Today we are sitting down with Amber Fillerup Clark -- you may know her from her amazing hair extensions, Barefoot Blonde Hair, or from her haircare line DAE, which has the BEST smelling hair products ever. Amber started a blog around travel, family, lifestyle, fashion and beauty which has grown into this amazing community. She has the most GLOWING, fresh looking skin so we got into the micro details of her beauty and skincare routines, her tips and tricks for healthier hair, hair extension safety, what beauty products and treatments she avoids during pregnancy and all of the makeup products she uses for a natural look.

Mimi Bouchard

Mimi Bouchard is the CEO & founder of the Superhuman App and queen of good energy and guided meditations. She went through a 6 year personal development journey where she changed her mind, body and diet. She was able to manifest beautiful, glowing skin through meditations. She is the perfect example of how you can balance botox and filler with a clean, holistic diet to create a lifestyle that works for YOU. Also — Mimi has FLAWLESS skin so you know we needed to get her secrets. We get into: the best mental state to be in if/when you decide to do cosmetic procedures, experiencing orgasmic levels during meditation, how to manifest clearer skin, botox to alleviate TMJ/lockjaw symptoms, SPF application tips, how she cleared up Keratosis pilaris, her morning routine, and the ultimate game-changing, FREE skincare hack.

Sean Garrette

Sean Garrette is a New York esthetician & skin specialist and RIHANNA-APPOINTED Fenty Skin Global Ambassador. He is the ultimate expert on all things beauty & skincare. He went from working in a spa to running his own and now he is out here breaking down industry barriers for people of color -- fostering conversations about diversity and inclusivity that move the needle. People are obsessed with his uncomplicated yet effective approach to skincare and his dedication to making skincare more affordable, accessible, inclusive and genderless. We get into ice rolling, facial massages, filler, Botox, makeup, and how cosmetic/plastic surgery procedures change from generation to generation.

Joanna Vargas

Joanna Vargas has become the ULTIMATE go-to CELEBRITY FACIALIST because of her ability to combine her commitment to plant-based ingredients with her passion for science. As the founder of Joanna Vargas Salons and Joanna Vargas Skincare, her nature-meets-technology approach has made her one of the most sought-out estheticians and experts in the beauty industry today. She is an advocate for non-invasive techniques -- paired with her natural and effective skin care products. Her client list includes: Julianne Moore, Rachel Brosnahan, Mindy Kaling and Maggie Gyllenhaal just to name a few. We get into what to look for when doing a skin check and how often you should go to the dermatologist, the benefits of microneedling with radio frequency, the hottest tips and tricks to maintain clear skin at home, how to give yourself a facial massage at home, what your skin really needs in order to function, and her thoughts on botox, filler and fat transfers.

Melissa Wood-Tepperberg

Melissa Wood-Tepperberg is a mom, wife, digital entrepreneur and certified health and wellness coach. She is probably best known for the community she has built -- Melissa Wood Health -- that aims to guide you to a place of loving and accepting yourself, exactly as you are. But before she built her health and wellness empire, she had moved to NYC as a makeup artist so she KNOWS HER SHIT. Skincare and beauty isn’t just about the tools and the products -- your lifestyle, mindset, nutrition and relationships all play a big role too. If you've ever doubted the power of meditation, movement or a plant-FOCUSED diet, listen up because she shares exactly how she was able to step into her clear skin using those three pillars. WE GET INTO: treating acne with meditation, micro-level nutrition, colonics, the benefits of spirulina, how to get thick hair & nails, how she tints her brows at home, her personal experience with Botox and filler, dry brushing/lymphatic drainage/gua sha, and every single skincare and make up product she SWEARS by. She even shares the HOTTEST tip on what she has found to be the ultimate GAME-CHANGING treatment.

Justin Anderson

We sat down with everyone’s favorite hair guru, Justin Anderson. Justin is a native of Southern California so he grew up near the water and spent his time surfing with his parents & siblings. All of that time in the sun naturally lightened his hair, which led him to pursue a career coloring hair and starting his own hair care line, dpHUE. He is undeniably the most sought-after blonde guru. Vogue even called him “a rising star of blonde Hollywood.'' His work extends well beyond blondes, and his clientele is made up of celebrities like Kristin Cavallari, Jennifer Anniston, Miley Cyrus and Gwyneth Paltrow to name a few. We get into celebrity skin secrets, scalp health & how to have thicker/healthier/stronger hair, how to manipulate your man into manscaping, the best hair extension method, his favorite beauty tool, how to stimulate your face muscles, affordable drug store finds, hot yoga, meditation, and changes he made to his nutrition/diet that have helped his skin.

Katonya Breaux

Today we’re sitting down with Katonya Breaux to talk all things SUNSCREEN. Katonya spent the first 20 years of her career in the construction business and NEVER thought she would end up in the skincare industry. She grew up in Los Angeles and spent a lot of time outdoors -- never wearing sunscreen and figuring that dark skin wasn’t as affected by the sun. But after one visit to the dermatologist to have a mole checked out, she was told it was from sun damage. She went to buy sunscreen and was frustrated by the lack of clean sunscreen products for people of color -- so she founded Unsun Cosmetics which provides clean, no-residue sun protection products. It’s so major. She has played a HUGE role in educating people of color on the need to protect their skin from sun damage and skin cancer and she’s had a BIG influence on making sure the skincare industry is becoming more inclusive. She breaks down all things SPF/sunscreen -- from micro level ingredients, to bluelight and what effect it actually has on your skin, to how to incorporate SPF into your makeup routine.

Arielle Lorre

Join me as I sit down with Arielle Lorre -- one of the most transparent people out there when it comes to the beauty treatments and procedures she’s had done. She is also one of the most well-versed and knowledgeable beauty influencers out there. After hitting rock bottom and almost losing her battle against addiction, she decided to turn her life around by relentlessly pursuing health and happiness and found her passion in being a creator. She has a blog and podcast called The Blonde Files where she covers everything from fitness to fashion to wellness. She has interviewed the coolest people in the beauty and skincare industries and knows every single product, procedure and game changing hack out there. This interview was AMAZING because she is so open with everything she has tried (the good and the bad) and she spills everything from her very first Botox appointment, to her biggest beauty regret, to how the doctor chooses where to pull fat from for a fat transfer. We also get into whether celebrities and influencers should be more transparent in general about whether or not they’ve had work done.

Dr. Dennis Gross

Dr. Dennis Gross is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon who has been in practice for 25 years. He is a MAJOR expert in the field- so major that I knew he had to write the foreword for my book, ‘Get the Fuck Out of The Sun’ AND kick off the limited series, duh. He created award-winning Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare which delivers clinical level results from the comfort of your own home. Of course he is also nationally recognized for his expertise in skin health as well as his approach to creating and maintaining the most natural-looking skin. Another cool DDG fact: he’s an expert in detecting and treating skin cancer, so he knows to GTFOOTS. In the episode, we discuss injections, how to micro-manage at your lip filler appointment, treating acne, how and where to apply retinol, how to best take care of your eyes/eyelids, and why you really need to amp up your collagen game. AND WE TALK DETAILS LIKE WE NEVER HAVE BEFORE.

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