A beauty and pop culture podcast by industry insiders (and cross-country friends) Annie Kreighbaum and Nick Axelrod-Welk. Join them every week as they investigate the biggest beauty stories, the people making headlines, and the products they're obsessed with.
64: Queer Eye's Karamo Brown Talks Going Bald, Daily Affirmations & Makeup Must-Haves
1:02:50Annie and Nick talk through the week's top beauty stories, and Nick interviews 'Queer Eye' culture expert and 'Dear White People' star Karamo Brown about his career trajectory, developing confidence (and losing his hair), plus his collection of "Skincare For The Bald Man," Mantl. Find Karamo on Instagram @karamo and shop his products at mantl.co.
63: Q&A With An Anonymous Beauty Product Developer
56:06Annie and Nick ask product development consultant $%#* (name redacted to protect his privacy) a whole slew of reader-submitted questions. @#($* sheds light on the Vitamin A landscape (retinol, retinoids, tretinoin, etc), the most underrated skincare ingredient, the role of a product developer in a beauty company, and more. Subscribe to our Patreon at patreon.com/eyewitnessbeauty. Support us!
62: Norma Kamali On Olive Oil, Exercise, and the Creative Life
1:14:42Annie and Nick talk with iconic American fashion designer Norma Kamali about her twice daily exercise regimen, olive oil, and living to 120 years old (she’s 76).
61: This Is Not A Real Housewives Recap Episode
31:01Annie and Nick take on the week’s top beauty stories, plus a little Erika and Tom Girardi chat.
60: Caroline Calloway on Scams & Snake Oil
54:18Annie and Nick talk with Caroline Calloway about addiction, writing, rebuilding one’s reputation (‘online brand’?), and researching the perfect blend of oils to heal amphetamine-ravaged skin. TW: drug abuse, suicidal ideation. Also, we really do need your support! Find us on Patreon.com/eyewitnessbeauty and subscribe for exclusive content and to help us make this show!
59: Drunk Elephant, The Met Ball, and Megan Fox
32:04Annie and and Nick dissect the Met Ball, the ballad of Megan Fox, and the week’s biggest industry news: Sephora-nurtured skincare brand Drunk Elephant goes into nemesis retailer Ulta.
58: Milky Jelly Super Bouncy Pre-Apocalyptic Beauty News
36:17Annie and Nick are back together and sifting through all the beauty-industry stories they missed in the last two weeks, including new C-suite jobs for Kendall and Bella; another SPF from Purito; and Mexico's ban on animal testing in cosmetics.
57: Drinking Like The World Is Ending With Annie Grace
54:11Sober curious? Nick talks with Annie Grace, creator of The Alcohol Experiment and author of This Naked Mind, about the effects of lockdown and quarantine on people’s drinking habits—and how to change the way you think about (and behave around) alcohol.
56: Dr. Bronner’s Is The Good Kind Of Crazy
35:43Annie and Nick dig in to the week’s top stories—and solve the case of the cow-print sweatshirt.
55: Kate Somerville On Why We Love The Beauty Industry
53:16We're back! And we brought friends: skincare legend Kate Somerville chats with Annie and Maggie Lin, founder of Foster Nation to talk about how they're helping foster youth break into the beauty industry. Plus, Annie and Nick discuss other people's luxury vacations and review Rihanna's new fragrance live on-air. Get involved: https://www.fosternation.org/