Ep. 2 | Hyperpigmentation
29 min

Our skin is home to many tiny factories called melanocytes. They're responsible for producing the pigment that gives skin its color. But certain triggers like UV light can send those factories into overdrive, resulting in dark spots and discoloration known as hyperpigmentation. In this episode, Michelle shares a cautionary tale of some splotchy, unwanted mementos from one magical island vacation in her youth, and dermatologist Mona Gohara breaks down the best ingredients and in-office lasers to make them disappear.

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Breaking Beauty Podcast
Breaking Beauty Podcast
Dear Media, Jill Dunn and Carlene Higgins
How To Treat Dark Circles, Undereye Bags & Wrinkles With Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Lara Devgan
Last week in episode 144 we asked dermatologist Dr. Mamina Turegano to weigh in on all the non-invasive ways to treat dark circles, puffiness, under-eye bags and more. BUT we all know that there’s only so much an eye cream can do, and that’s why we invited Manhattan-based cosmetic surgeon Dr. Lara Devgan on the mic today to continue the conversation. She fills us in on everything there is to know about treating hooded eyelids, dark circles, puffiness, under-eye bags and more, including the #glowdown on costs/downtimes/potential risks when you go the surgical route. We learned so much (fox eye trend! fat transfers! plasma pens!), and know you will too. For any products or procedures mentioned in this episode, check out our blog: www.breakingbeautypodcast.com/blog Get social with us and let us know what you think of the episode! Find us on Instagram, Twitter, Join our private Facebook group , or give us a call and leave us a voicemail at 1-844-227-0302. Thank you to our show partners. When you support them, you support the creation of Breaking Beauty Podcast! APOSTROPHE Get your first visit with a board-certified dermatologist on Apostrophe.com for FREE with the code: BEAUTY. This code is only available to Breaking Beauty listeners and you won’t find it anywhere else. Use code: BEAUTY at sign up and get the visit for free! To get started go to Apostrophe.com and click “begin visit.” SAKARA Sakara is a nutrition company that focuses on overall wellness, starting with what you eat. For a limited time, get 25% off your entire order when you go to Sakara.com and enter code BEAUTYEARLYACCESS at checkout. BOLL AND BRANCH Boll and Branch make the softest, most comfortable bedding made from certified organic cotton. Get $50 off any sheet set at bollandbranch.com with promo code BEAUTY. Restrictions may apply. See BollandBranch.com for details. *Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all products reviewed are gratis media samples submitted for editorial consideration.* Hosts: Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn Theme song, used with permission: Cherry Bomb by Saya Produced by Dear Media Studio
47 min
By The Book
By The Book
Stitcher & Jolenta Greenberg, Kristen Meinzer
Epilogue: This is Where You Belong
Kristen & Jolenta respond to listener questions about This is Where You Belong by Melody Warnick Kristen and Jolenta's new book How to be Fine is available now [amazon.com]. You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts [podcasts.apple.com], or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 [facebook.com] To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-the-book This episode is brought to you by: BetterHelp [betterhelp.com/btb [betterhelp.com]], Oscar Mayer [oscarmayer.com [oscarmayer.com]],  Indeed [indeed.com/bythebook [indeed.com]], and Windows & HP [windows.com/HP [windows.com]] Check out Kristen's other podcasts!The Pursuit of Happier on Knowablehttps://knowable.fyi/courses/happiness [knowable.fyi] Innovation Uncovered https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/innovation-uncovered/id1516667844 [podcasts.apple.com] Movie Therapy with Rafer & Kristen https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/movie-therapy-with-rafer-kristen/id1508455193 [podcasts.apple.com] See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27 min
Forever35
Forever35
Kate Spencer & Doree Shafrir
Replay: Standing On Your Own Two Feet with Naomi Ekperigin
Hi friends! We are off this week and will be replaying some of our favorite Forever35 episodes. Please enjoy our chat with the hilarious Naomi Ekperigin, from February, 2020. This week, Kate takes a deep dive into the culture of TikTok and Doree speaks candidly with a financial coach, then Naomi Ekperigin (comedian, actor, and writer known for Broad City, Great News, and HBO’s Mrs. Fletcher, and the podcast Couple’s Therapy) joins them behind the mic. Doree and Naomi bond over cozy mysteries, and they discuss how enjoying something does not make it self-care, whether an invitation automatically includes your SO, and how Jonathan Van Ness became her hairdresser. To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, reach us at 781-591-0390. You can also email the podcast at forever35podcast@gmail.com. Visit forever35podcast.com for links to everything we mention on the show. Follow us on Twitter (@Forever35Pod) and Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) and join the Forever35 Facebook Group (Password: Serums). This week’s episode is sponsored by: * STORYWORTH - For $20 off, visit storyworth.com/forever35. * BETTER HELP - Get 10% off your first month with the discount code FOREVER35. Go to betterhelp.com/FOREVER35 to get started today. * LEGACYBOX - Go to legacybox.com/forever35 for 40% off! * MASTERCLASS - Visit masterclass.com/forever35 for 15% off the Annual All-Access Pass. * BOMBAS - For 20% off your first purchase of Bombas, visit bombas.com/forever35.  * AURA FRAMES - Get 15% off their purchase with the code forever35 at auraframes.com. Theme music by Riot.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
59 min
Hashtag Authentic - for small businesses, bloggers and online creatives
Hashtag Authentic - for small businesses, bloggers and online creatives
Sara Tasker
Following your curiosity, with Mel Wiggins
Things We Talk About In This Episode: * Multi-layered, multi-hyphenated careers and what to call yourself if you’re asked at a party * Being led by curiosity, the value of deep-dive research, and the joy of starting something new * Mel’s early career in the not-for-profit charity sector, and the turning point she reached that led her to galvanise a group of volunteers and ultimately, to co-create Freedom Acts, a not-for-profit group aimed at ending modern slavery * How pregnancy can be an impetus for both creativity and personal rebellion * Doing something new, how to “be a learner at every stage,” and how to get things done despite feeling totally unqualified * Pivoting careers, self-doubt and self-worth wobbles when it comes to moving from charitable work to for-profit work, the desire to “do good,” and the realisation that roles, and work, can be “both-and” rather than “either-or” * Finding your ‘ideal community’ on Instagram, and building space to make that community part of your offline life * Starting an “accidental business” * Allowing your values to drive your business, or the work you do in the world * The inner work that goes into making peace with charging for your services, skills and time * That women need to have more stakes and autonomy in economics, finance and making money… and that we are to be trusted * Navigating the world of online influence * The concept of being influential as an improvement (what it means to be “improvingly influential”) * Mel’s research into what people consistently find “influential” in both social and personal contexts (three core pillars of intuition, integrity, and impact) * The value of finding and maintaining our own personal boundaries when sharing online * The very human desire to “be seen” - and giving ourselves permission to admit this and pursue itLinks mentioned in this episode: * Mel’s website * Mel’s business, Assembly * Mel on Instagram, @melwiggins * Freedom Acts * Sara’s podcast episode “Using Instagram for Charity Fundraising, with Creating for Good” * Sara’s story in _Stylist_ magazine: “How becoming the breadwinner changed my relationship with my husband” * Tara Mohr (coach and author)
1 hr 20 min
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