Episodes
You asked, we listened! Natural and organic skincare is something we get asked about all the time, so we thought we'd ask someone with a lot of experience in this area - Miranda Kerr. Founder of KORA Organics, world-famous Aussie model and mum to 3 boys. We chat to Miranda about her range, the must-have products in her routine to treat her pigmentation, the items her husband steals from her bathroom cabinet, and her son Flynn makes a surprise cameo as well! You can shop Miranda's KORA...
Published 05/27/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... What is endometriosis? Not our usual silly cringey convo, today Dr Raelia Lew joins us to discuss endometriosis. A common female condition that affects 1 in 10 women. We chat about the condition, what causes it and how it can be treated, because this is just another one of those things we don't really talk about. Dr Raelia Lew's qualifications are listed...
Published 05/24/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... Welcome, Matthew! The silent third member of our podcast, Matthew (our editor) joins us so we can grill him about how much he's learnt from editing Beauty IQ Uncensored. There's mention of bowel movements, SPF and his least favourite episode, plus we found out that he has an interesting editing technique - and this is definitely his favourite job. We...
Published 05/17/20
With bated breath, we waited to hear the noise notification that Elle Macpherson had joined our podcast recording, and as that noise sounded in our ears we both let out half giggles/sighs of relief as we heard a friendly, familiar voice on the other end. Speaking to one of the world's more famous supermodels isn't usually what you'll find us doing at 7:00am on a Wednesday morning, but that's what we found ourselves doing last week - something Hannah and I will both be listing as a career...
Published 05/12/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... Hannah got tested for coronavirus: After getting some cold symptoms, Hannah visited The Alfred in Melbourne for COVID-19 testing (which came back negative FYI). Find out what her experience was like in this week's cringey convo. For more information, please visit this link:...
Published 05/10/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... We've got a guest host! Hannah's mum, Linda joins us to chat about ageing, and what it's like to get filler in your 50s. We also find out her match-making tactics, and what she and Hannah have in common. What exactly happens when we age? Dr Naomi (aka meme queen) joins us to chat about what actually happens on all levels of our facial structure as we...
Published 05/03/20
It's BONUS time again! We figured since we've got a bit of extra time on our hands that we'd interview some of our fave celebs and influential figures in the beauty industry, and share those interviews with you! On today's bonus episode, YouTuber Chloe Morello joins us to chat about her co-ownership of Face Halo, learning Spanish in isolation, her past life as a belly dancer and her #NutbushChallenge. Shop Face Halo here:...
Published 04/28/20
Published 04/28/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... SOS! I've got pash rash! Jo had a DM from a listener begging for us to talk about treatments for pash rash. It's come to our attention that a few of you are in isolation in new relationships and looking strikingly similar to Sharon from Kath & Kim. Never fear - we're here to help and offer our best advice. Products recommended: mesoestetic post...
Published 04/26/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... How regularly are you washing your bra? According to Reader's Digest, you should wash your bra every 3 to 4 wears - we discuss what happens when you don't wash them regularly enough, and circle back to not washing our feet. DM us if you're also a little slack with washing your bras! Is professional haircare really worth the price? We asked Natalie Anne...
Published 04/19/20
Wait...an episode on a Wednesday?! What's happening? Well, we figured since we've got a bit of time on our hands that we'd interview some of our fave celebs and influential figures in the beauty industry, and share those interviews with you! First up: Chris Appleton joins us remotely from Los Angeles. Hairstylist to stars like JLo (our fave), Dua Lipa, Katy Perry and Kim Kardashian-West. Chris lets us in on carpark haircuts off Hollywood Boulevard with Kim, and which product kept JLo's hair...
Published 04/14/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... Removing Your SNS/Shellac At Home: Jo shares the right technique for removing nail enhancements, courtesy of Chelsea from Trophy Wife Nail Art, and Jenna from The Beauty Company. You'll need a nail file, cuticle stick, cotton wool, foil squares and acetone/nail polish remover, oh and a hell of a lot of patience. DON'T FORGET THE CUTICLE OIL. Our...
Published 04/12/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... Mess-free period sex: Yep, we said it. Throw out your black towel, ladies. Intimina's Ziggy Cup can be worn during sex, and our staffer Sam tried it out and reported back to us with her findings. You can shop Intimina here: https://www.adorebeauty.com.au/intimina.html?utm_source=omny&utm_medium=podcast Our fave products under $30: Ya'll know we're...
Published 04/05/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... Milky Foot: Could there be a better time to try Milky Foot?! We think not. Hannah took one for the team and tried it (although we do recommend listening back to Episode 18 with podiatrist Sarah to see if it's suitable for you). We find out what the process is like and how long you should expect your feet to peel for! Also, we can assure you, this content...
Published 03/28/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... Smelly feet: Dial a podiatrist! Our fave podiatrist, Sarah, gave us some insight into smelly feet, plus some awesome tips on how to prevent smelly feet from occurring in the first place, like leaving your shoes out in the sun to kill bacteria, using anti-fungal washing detergent, and wearing cotton and wool fibres. All things exfoliation: Dermal...
Published 03/22/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... Ingrown Hairs: Jo asked her ex-colleague, cosmetic nurse Kristie Phillips to shed some light on ingrown hairs: how to treat them, what causes them and why laser hair removal is a game-changer. Remember, don't put AHAs on your labia - and if your ingrown hairs don't resolve on their own, see a dermatologist. Treatment for redness (Laser Genesis): Brooke...
Published 03/15/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... Let's talk about sex: Category manager, Danielle Chee joins us to talk about the best-selling product from our sex category, and share why this technology is taking the world by storm and generating some seriously entertaining reviews on site. You can shop Vush here:...
Published 03/08/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... Keratosis Pilaris: Jo gives us a little insight into KP (or chicken skin). What is it? What causes it? And what can you use to keep it at bay? Jo recommends the following products: Alpha-H Liquid Gold https://www.adorebeauty.com.au/alpha-h/alpha-h-liquid-gold.html?utm_source=omny&utm_medium=podcast asap...
Published 03/01/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... Nose hair: Jo surprises Hannah with a treatment that we record on air - you'll have to head to our Instagram stories to see this surprise in action (trust us, you'll wanna see this). Head to @adorebeauty to watch. Lash Extensions VS Lash Lifts: Jo's personal lash technician, Jenna, owner of The Beauty Company joins us to dish the dirt on extensions and...
Published 02/23/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... Bloating: Nutritionist and founder of The Smoothie Bombs, Cinzia Cozzolino (@nutritiondarling) joins us to talk about bloating, what causes it, how to reduce it and what to do if you've got an event coming up (in Hannah's case, her sister's wedding!) You can find Cinzia on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/nutritiondarling/ Dermaplaning: Jo...
Published 02/16/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... We chat about...condoms. Co-founder of Jonny, Bec Park, joins us to talk about why she created a condom brand, what makes Jonny condoms different to those ones at 7-11, and why they're increasing their range of sizes. Shop Jonny here: https://www.adorebeauty.com.au/jonny.html?utm_source=omny&utm_medium=podcast LED Light Therapy Jo shares a travel...
Published 02/09/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... Look away now if eyes make you squirm! Special guest (and fellow team member) Megan joins us for our cringey convo to discuss our gross eye stories (warning: they might make your skin crawl!). Hannah shares a rather strange childhood story that led to her winding up in the Eye & Ear Hospital. Now onto eye health... Dr Natalie Savin from Eye Scan in...
Published 02/02/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... Hair Loss Trichologist Kay Fitzgerald, from Sinclair Dermatology, joins us to break down hair loss myths and reassure us that there's lots of options for both women and men experiencing different forms of hair loss. Kay recommends the below products: Kérastase Densifique Femme Cures:...
Published 01/26/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... UTIs Hannah tells us a travel story that involves a UTI, a drip and a boat ride - and she tells us all her cure methods. Who else can relate to having a serious UTI on holiday? Choosing Your Foundation: Director of Artistry, Ross Andrewartha joins us to basically talk sh*t. We discuss foundation finishes, why Hannah is so shiny at 3pm, and whether or...
Published 01/19/20
We're back for another episode of Beauty IQ Uncensored, brought to you by Adore Beauty.  What’s on this episode? We’re glad you asked... Before we begin this episode, we'd like to acknowledge the bushfire crisis Australia is currently facing. If you're in a position to join us in donating, organisations accepting donations include the Red Cross, Salvation Army, WIRES, Wildlife Victoria and Foodbank. Adore Beauty have pledged a $30,000 donation to the Red Cross and WIRES, as well as a paid...
Published 01/12/20