Welcome to The Skin Pod the podcast you need in your life if you are as obsessed as we are about all things skin health! In this series Louise Thomas-Minns, Celebrity skin therapist, entrepreneur & all-round skin geek, welcomes special guests who share a passion for skin care. Together they will discuss the rituals, trends, wellness & holistic approaches that result in great skin health. Along the way you’ll hear top skin care tips, monumental mistakes & some fly on the wall chat with clients from ‘the treatment room’. So, whether you use a seven-step skincare routine, have a guilty conscience about cleansing wipes or don’t know your serums from your essences The Skin Pod is here for you
In conversation with Sam Chapman, make-up artist, industry expert, author & content creator
58:23Listen in to hear Louise chat to Sam Chapman Andrews, make-up artist, industry expert, author and content creator.Louise has had the pleasure of being Sam’s skin therapist for the past seven years and so, of course, chats to her about her skin care rituals but they also talk frankly about the highs & lows of a career in social media and the make-up looks that work well whatever your age.You can follow Sam on Instagram Samantha Chapman Andrews (@samchapman) • Instagram photos and videosThe season finale for the Fly on the wall section is with Louise's client Emma. Louise gives Emma a review on her current regime, they chat about Emma's skin health history, how to treat hyper-pigmentation & why Retinol isn't for everyone.Learn more about Louise & her signature skin care range at www.louisethomasskincare.co.uk @louisethomasskincare @theskinpodshow on Instagram
Why your poo & your skin health are closely linked...yes, I did just type poo.
54:57In episode 5 of series 2 Louise is joined by Functional Nutritional Therapist, Author and Speaker specialising in family health Catherine Jeans.With Louise’s fascination with nutrition & skin health, she is keen to talk to Catherine about the microbiome connection & gain some top tips around small changes we can all make to improve our skin. There is also some chat around studying our poo...apologies in advanceIt wouldn’t be a skin pod episode if she didn’t also talk to Catherine about the skin care rituals she observed growing up and what ones have stuck.You can learn more about Catherines work at The Family Nutrition Expert & follow her on Instagram The Family Nutrition Expert (@catherine_jeans) • Instagram photos and videosLearn more about Louise & her signature skin care range Louise Thomas skin care Louise Thomas Skin CareFollow us on Instagram @theskinpodshow @louisethomasskincare
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How one woman is helping beauty brands be everything they dreamed it could be.
49:25Listen in to hear Louise chat to Jennifer about how she became obsessed with market research & Beauty business analysis. Louise listens as Jennifer explains how she works with brands to provide data & how far her interest goes into skin care. You can learn more about Jennifer by visiting her website Beauty Brand Market Research | MintoiroOr follow her on Instagram Jennifer Carlsson (@mintoiro) • Instagram photos and videosThe Fly on the wall this episode is with Louise herself! She talks about her career, how having Acne made her a better skin therapist & also het journey to becoming a skin care formulator.Learn more about Louise & her signature skin care range Louise Thomas skin care Louise Thomas Skin CareFollow us on Instagram @theskinpodshow @louisethomasskincare
'Decoding The Menopause' with Dr Fionnuala Barton the Menopause Medic
1:04:32Join Louise in this episode as she welcomes GP, Women’s health doctor & member of the British menopause society Fionnuala Barton. Louise draws on Fi’s wealth of clinical & personal experience when it comes to the topic of peri menopause & menopause. They chat about some of the not so talked about symptoms, the benefits of HRT & skin health & Louise chats with Fionnuala about her own skin health.Find out more about Dr Bartons work on Instagram @themenopausemedic & at www.themenopausemedic.com Stayed tuned for the Fly on the wall part of the show. Louise talks to Mary fellow skin therapist about the importance of patience when it comes to healing skin issues & what she's been treating in the skin lounge this past month. Learn more about Louise & her signature skin care range Louise Thomas skin care Louise Thomas Skin CareFollow us on Instagram @theskinpodshow @louisethomasskincare
How it all began with skin & beauty industry legend Jane Scrivner
1:08:42Jane Scrivner – A legend of the skin & beauty industry,passionate in formulating natural and organic skincare, expert in healthy bodyand skin techniques, author & brand founder.‘In episode 2 of series 2 Louise is joined by a skin & beauty industry legend JaneScrivner. Louise asks Jane about how she started her global skin care brand,what drives her on a daily basis & of course about what skin care/healthrituals maybe inspired her growing up. Our Fly on the wall is back this Episode. You can hear Louise talk to her client Liz about her eye care issues. Liz is in her mid-forties & as well has being concerned with the ageing of the area also discovers she has some underlying issues that are adding to her symptoms.Find out more about the Jane Scrivner skin care range at Jane Scrivner | Natural organic skincare for healthy skinLearn more about Louise & her signature skin care range Louise Thomas skin care Louise Thomas Skin CareFollow us on Instagram @theskinpodshow @louisethomasskincare
In conversation with beauty industry legend Millie Kendall OBE
56:29Millie Kendall OBE has a beauty industry career spanning some 30 + years. Se has championed some of beauty's most exciting brands, developed the iconic 'Ruby & Millie' make-up range, founded the British Beauty council & commissioned ground breaking industry reports.I was honoured & excited (slight fan girl moment) to have join me in the first episode of series 2 of The Skin Pod.To learn more about Millie head to Millie Kendall OBE.To learn more about the British Beauty Council head to British Beauty Council : The British Beauty Council.To chat with Louise, book a skin health treatment and learn moreabout the Louise Thomas Skin Care range at:Louise Thomas Skin Therapy Instagram -for treatments and Skin Lounge updates.Louise Thomas Skin Therapy website -to book treatments and learn more about her unique approach to skin care.Proudly sponsored by Louise Thomas Skin CareThis podcast wouldn't have been possible withoutour Season two sponsors Louise Thomas Skin Care.Meet the skin care range that’s been developed and formulated in the UK by a skin health aesthetician and expert with over 25 years of experience. A range that empowers you to become an expert in your own skin care. Products that are honest, evidence based and trusted.Introducing Louise Thomas Skin Care developed by celebrity skin health expert and educator Louise Thomas-Minns.You can find out more about the rangeby heading to www.louisethomasskincare.co.uk
BONUS EPISODE from series 1
13:16Welcome to The Skin Pod show bonus episode! While we wait for series 2, yes it's on it's way!, I thought I'd bring to you some of my favourite bits from series 1.Listen in to hear Nutritional master Glen Matten and Vegan cosmetics brand founder Madeleine White chat to me.Don't forget to like, subscribe, comment and share as without you this podcast wouldn't be possible!Follow Louise Louise Thomas Skin Therapy's (@louisethomasskintherapy) profile on Instagram • 1,460 postsLouise Thomas Skin Therapy A unique approach to skin careLouise launches her skin care range this month to buy head to Louise Thomas Skin Care Range With thanks to our sponsors of series one Panasonic Beauty UKGlen Matten Award winning author, leading nutritional medicine expert & food industry influencer.Together we discuss Nutricosmetics; the foods you should be eating for great skin health whether Chocolate really does give you spots & what Glen deems as his skin care routine.To learn more about the Sirt food chocolate & purchase this product head to; https://thegoodchocolatecompany.co.uk/product/the-sirt-food-diet-chocolate/You can follow Glen over on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thesirtfooddietJuni cosmetics Juni – Juni Cosmetics Follow then on Instagram Juni - Uncompromising beauty™ (@junicosmetics) • Instagram photos and videos
Have we all just been 'wasting' our time? The Green beauty episode.
51:48'In this series finale I speak with Lynda D'Aboh, a green beauty expert who has a Top 10 blog about being Organic, she is a beauty awards judge & strives to live sustainably. I hear all about her approach to this & talks about how far we can go to live the sustainable life. I am fascinated when I hear what her Father used to grow & use on his skin on their African farm and of course, we compare skin care regimes & learn about the products in Lynda’s bathroom cabinet.’This weeks Fly on the wall...Step into the treatment room for one last time this series with Louise as she coaches a client on the changes the skin undertakes during the peri menopause & menopause.They talk frankly about the literal highs & lows of taking HRT & how to combat those skin changes that are suddenly upon you.
What does it take to be the founder of a Vegan cosmetic brand?
42:31‘In this episode of The Skin Pod Louise is joined by Madeleine White, model & make-up artist turned creator of the Juni cosmetic brand. Driven by a passion for sustainable, Vegan, skin friendly formulas this is one authentic story you’ll want to hear. Louise & Madeleine dive into the need to bust unrealistic marketing terms, why she became Vegan & her values around this, Madeleine's own skin health story & what are the products she just can’t live without!’Our Fly on the Wall this week in the treatment room, is Louise’s husband, Ian. Listen in as she chats with him about his early issues when dabbling with shaving & then his Rosacea battles & how his skin tells her about what he’s been up to.To chat with Louise, book a skin health treatment and learn more about the Louise Thomas Skin Care range at:Louise Thomas Skin Therapy Instagram - for treatments and Skin Lounge updates.Louise Thomas Skin Therapy website - to book treatments and learn more about her unique approach to skin care.Louise Thomas Skin Care Instagram - to keep up to date with her forthcoming skin care range launch. Louise Thomas Skin Care website - to sign up to the newsletter. Louise launches her skin care range - Louise Thomas Skin Care - at the end of this month.Proudly sponsored by Panasonic Beauty UKThis podcast wouldn't have been possible without our Season One sponsors Panasonic Beauty UK.Their three pillared approach to personal care focuses on investing in yourself, their superior quality and Japanese excellence.Their range of skin care devices enables you to benefit from Nano-ionic, sonic vibration, Micro-current, hot-cool & patented micro foam technology. Louise has been using and recommending their skin care devices for over 5 years now as a great way to deeply cleanse, hydrate, firm, tone and care for your skin between professional facial treatments.You can find out more about the range by heading to the Panasonic Beauty UK Instagram page
Does Bathing your skin in Sound actually help?
54:59Farzana Ali The Sound Therapist ‘This week on The Skin pod I chat to Farzana a beauty journalist turned sound therapist seen in Vogue, Harpers Bazaar & Red to name a few. I was intrigued as to whether this type of therapy can help those suffering with skin concerns. We compared skin care rituals growing up & which of those have stuck & I learnt about Farzana's early memories of her Grandmas obsession with exfoliation.’ Make sure you stick around to the ned as Farzana treats you all to a taster session of Sound therapy so get comfy, plug in those headphones & be prepared to be bathed in sound.'This weeks Fly on the wall allows you to listen in on me chatting with my fellow skin health therapist, Mary. We chat, confidentially, about the skin issues we are seeing & treating in the skin lounge & how the Pandemic has affecting our clients skin. What do skin therapist chat about? Stay tuned to find out.Follow Louise Louise Thomas Skin Therapy's (@louisethomasskintherapy) profile on Instagram • 1,460 postsLouise Thomas Skin Therapy A unique approach to skin careLouise launches her skin care range this month to buy head to Louise Thomas Skin Care Range With thanks to our sponsors of series one Panasonic Beauty UK