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Get Lippy — All Episodes

Do you love beauty? Then tune into Get Lippy, a podcast that brings together 3 of Australia’s leading editors from marie claire, InStyle and BEAUTYcrew to lift the lid on all things beauty. Each month, we’ll be bringing you the new products that have our tick of approval, plus we’ll be dissecting all of those trending beauty topics and whether or not they’re worth the fuss. Get Lippy is available now on iTunes or where you get your favourite podcast.

Episode 24 - FYI: Toners are cool again

Toners have gotten a pretty bad rap in the last few years. But they’re no longer packed full of alcohol and astringent as all hell. Nope, the toners of today are actually quite a blessing for your skin. Also: We review Charlotte Tilbury’s much-hyped Airbrush Flawless Foundation (it had a 17,000 person waitlist before launch so we know you’re DYING to know more) and share our tips on how to pick your best shade. And, we round off this episode with an ode to what will most likely be THE tool to have in 2020 – the Mermade Hair Waver.

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Episode 23 - The product dubbed ‘Jesus in a bottle’

Biologique Recherche P50 Lotion is one of those products that has an intense cult-following. To the point that it’s earned the nickname ‘Jesus in a bottle’. So, what’s so good about it anyway? Well, you’re going to have to tune in to find out. Also in this ep: Why a moisturiser isn’t going to cut it for the skin around your eye area and the reason you need to invest in an eye cream. Plus, you asked us to try a keratin treatment, and the results are in.

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Episode 22 - Are beauty supplements worth it?

The world of beauty powders and supplements is growing every day – but are they worth the effort or just another gimmick? In this episode we chat about how we think they help and the ones that are more than just hype. Also in this ep: We have the inside scoop on the must-have lip colour for summer (and why it suits everyone), and we help you navigate how to layer multiple skin care products. And, Carli managed to condense her travel makeup kit and reveals the secret is all in finding the right palette.

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Episode 21 - Does a pore vacuum actually work?

Can you really clear your pores and get rid of blackheads by using a vacuum designed for your face? Bettina did the hard work for you and put one to the test, and her review may surprise you. Also in this episode, we cover what texturising sprays are and how you should be using them, and we picked the brain (no pun intended) of neuroscientist and skin expert Dr Claudia Aguirre to find out how our minds and our skin are connected.

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BONUS - Trinny Woodall Has One Message For Women

Trinny is an author, stylist and businesswoman who has just launched her line of makeup Trinny London in Australia, and she sits down with Sally and Bettina to chat all things beauty. From the product she puts on her face that makes her smell like a farm animal - her words, not ours - to why she wears a sheet mask on the back of a motorbike, and the real reason she created her makeup line. If you’re a Trinny fan, this episode is not to be missed.

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Episode 20 - Why your hair brush matters

Does brushing your hair even actually matter? It sSure does! And each brush design does a different thing. In this ep, we share the benefits of each, and why you might want to build a bit of a brush of a wardrobe. Also, we’ve got your quick- fix fake tan tips when you need to get bronzed up in a hurry, and we talk about the chemical-free clean scents taking over the fragrance world.

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Episode 19 - Pro tips for better brows

How do you make your brows look better? Should you be using a pencil, powder or pomade? Does it even matter? These are all very good questions, so we brought in brow whiz (and Benefit’s National Brow Artist) Hannah Mutze to guide us all to the brows we’ve always dreamed of. Also in this ep: The fail-safe way to get foundation splotches out of white clothes, we chat the lip balms that are giving matte lipsticks a run for their money, and a quick lesson in proper foot care (trust us, it matters more than you think).

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Episode 18 - Eyeshadow for dummies

Never really known your way around an eyeshadow palette (or even duo)? In this episode, Bettina shares the easiest application tips you’ve ever heard – we guarantee you’ll be a regular eyeshadow wearer by tomorrow. Also, if you’re a gel manicure junkie with nails that are feeling the effects, we’re here to help you restore them back to healthy (PS: These tips are pretty universal, so if your nails are just generally weak, soft or brittle, you’ll want to tune in), and Sally delivers some pretty sobering stats on plastic waste and shares the top beauty brands that are doing their bit to save the world.

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Episode 17 - Apparently all you need is this one active ingredient for perfect skin

If you (like us) thought you needed an expertly-crafted cocktail of active ingredients to achieve flawlessly radiant skin, according to dermatologist Dr Rhonda Harvey, all it takes is just one! We also get to the bottom of anti-ageing facials and which ones are worth your time and money. And find out how Carli went on her Beauty Challenge – to ditch her hot styling tools and embrace her natural curls for the week (PS: pics will be up on our Facebook group if you want to check it out!)

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Episode 16 - How to deal with split ends and *finally* grow out your hair

Split ends are no one’s friend. Least of all those trying to grow out their hair. So how do you fix them? What can you do to avoid them? And how the hell do you achieve that length when it seems like the universe is conspiring against you? We tackle all of that in this ep. Plus, Bettina talks managing her rosacea and how she avoids flare-ups, and we share the lightweight products that we love for that our-skin-but-better finish when we’re trying to nail a ‘no makeup’ makeup vibe.

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Episode 15 - Elyse Knowles on her skin issues, staying fit & saving the world

Model and beauty ambassador Elyse Knowles talks about her skin struggles and the importance of keeping it real on social media. Also: Find out when it’s time to throw out your beauty products (yes, three years is far too long to be using the same foundation!), Sally's skin-loving makeup beauty hack, and the no-brainer fragrances you could gift ANYONE and be guaranteed a happy camper.

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Episode 14 - What it’s like getting the same body treatment as Victoria’s Secret models

Bettina reports back on her experience getting the Victoria Secret Angel-approved lymphatic drainage massage treatment (spoiler: it wasn’t all great), and we dish out the tips, tricks and products that’ll help you fake longer, fuller and curlier lashes. Also: We sat down with L’Oréal Paris beauty ambassador Dami Im to chat about her ever-changing hair colour, her beauty fails, and why you just need to try everything when it comes to makeup.

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Episode 13 - Why you should apply your skin care naked

Sally is a firm believer of applying your facial skin care routine in the nude and explains why you should be, too (plus the reason she has a three-minute rule for post-shower skin care application). We also discuss the darker side of microblading and why it’s not necessarily the saving grace for fixing your brow issues; and we chat all things skin care, face masking and hair straightener co-dependency with Australian cricketer Sophie Molineux.

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Episode 12 - Dr Dennis Gross on the ingredients that work just as well as Botox

We sit down with internationally renowned dermatologist Dr Dennis Gross and get him to spill all of his secrets for amazing skin. Find out why you should be doing a daily peel, what to do about your annoying post-teen breakouts, and the skin ingredients that work just as well as injectables. Also, the clever product that’ll help you nail winged liner in about 15 seconds.

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Episode 11 - Is Fenty’s new foundation worth the hype?

Has Rihanna nailed it again with Fenty’s newest foundation? We put it to the test and share if it deserves Holy Grail status for dry skin types. We also reveal our tips on how to get your curls to hold their shape and Sally shares the daily beauty habit she’s been doing for 10+ years!

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Episode 10 - The secret behind Elle Ferguson’s signature waves

What does it take to get effortless Elle Ferguson hair? The model, entrepreneur and fashionista spills the secrets behind her waves and shares her tips on how to nail a fake tan at home. Also: are skin care gadgets worth the money? And Sally reveals her latest budget-friendly obsession – a dual-ended eyeshadow stick.

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Episode 9 - Why do we care about the royals’ beauty habits?

Whether you’re obsessed with the royal family or not, we all seem to have a fascination with the beauty products (supposedly) found in the kits of the Queen, Kate Middleton, and Meghan Markle. But why? Also: How often you should actually be washing your hair (and what to do if you need to stretch it out), and what you need to do to ensure the pollution outside isn’t prematurely ageing you.

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Episode 8 - Concealers that’ll help you ditch your dark circles

We’ve got the tips, tricks and no-fail products to help you cover your dark circles. Also, Bettina reveals the easy trick that’ll make EVERYONE better at hair masking, and Carli shares her experience with dermaplaning and her thoughts on whether it’s worth getting into (AND if it led to extra facial hair!).

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Episode 7 - The real reason Jesinta Franklin chopped off all her hair

In this episode of Get Lippy, we’re joined by Australian model, beauty ambassador and all-around legend Jesinta Franklin. She talks all things hair, skin (her routine is insanely simple) and fitness, and what her new app is all about. Also, Bettina chats #empties and your hosts dish on which products they finish to the last drop, and Carli talks about her new obsession with cream blushes (and why you should also get into them).

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Episode 6 - How to get your makeup to stay put for longer

Makeup that won’t stay put is up there as one of the most frustrating beauty problems. Luckily in this ep of Get Lippy, Bettina has some tips to make sure you look fresh all day long. Plus: if your skin is suffering big time this winter, Sally’s got your solutions; and Carli gives you the lowdown on ghd’s game-changing curler, the Oracle.

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Episode 5 - Jen Atkin and her 5-min morning hair trick

In this episode of Get Lippy, Jen Atkin shares her in-flight product essentials, Bettina discovered how to be a minimalist makeup traveller, and Sally gets into prebiotic and probiotic skin care and why not all bacteria should be avoided.

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Episode 4 - Is retinol ACTUALLY as good as everyone says it is?

Carli, Sally and Bettina give you a run-down on what retinol is, what it can do, what you need to be VERY careful of when using it, and whether it's actually good as everyone says it is.  Plus: Is butt care the new skin care?; How to pick a new mascara; and Reese Witherspoon tells Sally who her celebrity doppelganger is.

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Episode 3 - Why it might be a good idea to get into chemical exfoliants

Skin in need of a pep up? A chemical exfoliant can help with that. Plus, what happened when we met Drew Barrymore, how you can get away with wearing glitter or neon to work, and the scary truth about what your phone may be doing to your skin.

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Episode 2 - Easy tricks to speed up your morning beauty routine

Do you struggle for time in the morning? SAME. So we've put our brains together to come up with some fool-proof beauty tricks and shortcuts that can help save you time and get your butt out the door with minutes to spare. Plus, discover our favourite new launches for April!

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Episode 1 - How much is too much to spend on beauty?

In this episode, editors from BEAUTYcrew, marie claire and InStyle will be revealing their top picks of the newest beauty launches, plus we'll be discussing whether or not we've all become a little high maintenance with our beauty routines.

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