This week, journalist Rachel Felder, author of the new book Red Lipstick: Ode to a Beauty Icon, shares the fascinating history of the world's most talked-about lip color! She talks about the ingredient Egyptians used to redden their mouths, the “Lipstick Wars” of the 20th century, the secret story behind MAC's Russian Red, and so much more. Before that: We discuss Glamsquad and other on-demand beauty services; hair-saving shower filters; and Believe Beauty, Dollar General's new makeup collection.
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Glamsquad - on-demand, in-home beauty services
Priv - on-demand salon and spa services
Zeel - same-day massages on demand
Soothe - in-home massage in an hour
A Look at Hard Water Across the US - Home Water 101
Water Softener Terminology Explained- Home Water 101
How Minerals and Oxidizers Affect Your Hair and Skin - info from Malibu C
Find the Right Solution for Your Home’s Water Woes - Home Water 101
Berkey Shower Filter without Shower Head
Aquasana AQ-4100 Deluxe Shower Water Filter System with Adjustable Showerhead
AquaHomeGroup Powerful 12 Stage Shower Head Filter for Hard Water
Dollar General Believe Beauty
Believe Beauty Makeup Cleansing Wipes - Charcoal Infused
Believe Beauty Makeup Cleansing Wipes - Micellar Water
Wet & Wild Eyeliner in Simma Brown Down!
Red Lipstick: An Ode to a Beauty Icon by Rachel Felder
Kat Von D
Guerlain - created the first commercial lipstick in a tube
James Bruce Mason Jr. - inventor of the first bullet lipstick
Helena Rubenstein - involved in the “Lipstick Wars”
Elizabeth Arden - involved in the “Lipstick Wars”
Charles Revson - involved in the “Lipstick Wars”
Madam C.J. Walker
MAC Russian Red
MAC Ruby Woo - the “old” Russain Red
makeup artist Dick Page
Neutrogena Makeup Removing Wipes
Lucia Pica’s episode of Fat Mascara
Chanel Rouge Allure Ink Matte Liquid Lip Colour in Expérimenté - Jenn’s favorite red lip color!