19/99 BeautyJul 27, 2021
Episode 19: A Conversation with Molly R. Stern
Molly R. Stern is a celebrity makeup artist know for red carpet looks on celebrities like Reese Witherspoon and Cara Delevingne. In this episode we talk about using makeup to enhance vs. reconstruct, the power of blush, and how to play with colour.
Episode 18: A conversation with Katy Cottam
Katy Cottam is the Founder of Luna Daily, the body care brand for all skin, even the most intimate. In this episode we debunk 'feminine hygiene' myths and discuss how we can change the conversations around women's health.
Episode 17: A conversation with Renee Plato
As CEO of MDSolarSciences, Renee Plato is rethinking how we enable skin to age in the healthiest way possible. In this episode we talk about the importance of SPF, how to help the aging process, and how suncare is intrinsically linked to skincare.
Episode 16: A conversation with Sam Chapman
Samantha Chapman is UK based makeup artist who was one of the pioneers of beauty Youtube. In this episode, Sam shares her experience as a makeup artist, transitioning to Youtube, her perspective on makeup as a liberating tool, moving past perfection, and the ever-changing beauty industry.
Episode 15: A conversation with Nadyne Kasta
Nadyne Kasta is an artist, producer and art director who has been working in various creative fields over 25 years. She recently launched Project 50, a series of portraits and interviews with women age 50. In this episode we talk about how the age 50 is portrayed in popular culture, and the reality of the many different ways it can look.
Follow Nadyne at @nadynekasta / Project50
Episode 14: A conversation with Caitlin Kiernan
Caitlin Kiernan is a journalist, producer, and beauty director who has spent her career working in the fashion and beauty industries. In this episode, Cait tells us about her experience working in the beauty industry, her experience with aging, and how she is challenging the pressure to 'stay youthful' and the ‘maintenance’ that the beauty industry creates.
Episode 13: A conversation with Shopé Delano
Shopé Delano is the founder of Kind Regards, which is creating a new conversation about working women, from the money-making kind to the without-pay kind, and everything in between. In this episode, we discuss how social media has effected work culture, debunking the term ‘girl boss’, and how Shope hopes to steer the working women conversation in a new direction.
Episode 12: A conversation with Alyson Walsh
Alyson Walsh is the founder of That’s Not My Age, an author, freelance journalist and former magazine fashion editor. In this episode, Alyson tells us about why in 2008, after years in the editorial world, she started a blog that focuses on women’s style - regardless of their age, and the changes that she is working towards in removing age as a dictator of one’s style.
Follow Alyson at @thatsnotmyage
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Episode 11: A conversation with Millie Kendall
Millie Kendall MBE is the CEO of the British Beauty Council, and the Founder and Director of BRANDstand Communications. In this episode, Millie tells us about working with Shu Uemera in the 90’s, why she started the British Beauty Council, the changes she has seen in the industry during her 30 plus year career, and the changes she is helping to create going forward.
Episode 10: A conversation with Robin Black
Robin Black is a makeup artist, photographer, creative director, beauty product developer, and the woman behind the popular blog, then Instagram, ‘Beauty is Boring’. Robin went from a career in tech to having her work as a photographer and make up artist in publications like Vogue, Vogue Italia, Elle, Allure, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, Interview, L’Officiel, and Vanity Fair. In this episode we discuss Robin’s career, her perspective on shifts in the beauty industry and how she keeps beauty continuously interesting.
Episode 9: A Conversation with Lucky Bromhead
Lucky Bromhead is a Toronto-based makeup artist with over 20 years of experience in Film and TV, as well as celebrity and editorial makeup. Lucky was nominated for an Emmy in 2020 and a Canadian Screen Award in 2021 for her work on Schitt’s Creek, working with Catherine O’Hara to create the look for, the much beloved, Moira Rose. In this episode we discuss experiences and evolutions in life through makeup, change through dialogue and working on Schitt's Creek.
Episode 8: A conversation with Eryn Danielle
Eryn Danielle is a movement artist, model, and creative story teller who uses her experience as a dancer as a foundation for storytelling and pushing narratives that challenge industry norms. In this episode, we discuss the intersectionality of art, politics, pop-culture and self-image, how we can challenge the current homogenization of beauty and celebrate differences.
Episode 7: A conversation with Dee Boomkens
Dee started And Bloom to shine a light on the beauty of aging women and the stories behind it. While looking in the mirror can be challenging as she ages, all around her she sees beauty in older women. She shares with us her experience of acceptance and finding beauty in the imperfections.
After turning 40, Dee started to miss inspiring websites with a cool, authentic, and modern approach to aging, so she decide to start her own. With a background working as a fashion photographer, Dee started AndBloom to share her take on aging, life and style.
Episode 6: A conversation with Ted Belton
Ted Belton is a photographer based in Toronto. Ted has a unique interest in and ability to connect with people, using his camera to capture real moments, human emotion and personality. Ted’s work has been published in Rolling Stone, Kinfolk, The Times Magazine, Elle Decor, Behind The Blinds, Montecristo, Men’s Fashion, and S/Magazine. Included among his other clients are Rakuten Kobo, Nespresso, Anheuser-Busch, 19/99 Beauty, VDL Cosmetics, Coty, and Rimmel London.
Ted works in collaboration with 19/99 to create their campaign images, and has been a continuous support and a part of 19/99’s development.
In this conversation, Ted discusses how he came to photography, his commitment to supporting Canadian culture, and the ongoing curiosities that drive him in life.
Episode 5: A conversation with Anaïsol Opoku
Anaïsol Opoku is a Toronto-based beauty photographer. Having been introduce to photography through her work as a makeup artist, Anaïsol brings a unique perspective to the images she creates. Her passion lies in creating images that tell the untold stories of whoever is in front of her lens. Anaïsol created LOVEMINEBEAUTY with the intent of showcasing and emphasizing a love for self, and the celebration of all forms of self-expression. Her work has been featured in partnerships with MAC Cosmetics, 19/99 Beauty, Hudsons Bay and in British Vogue.
In this conversation, Anaïsol shares where she is finding inspiration during COVID-lockdown, new pressures being felt, and how her work is continuously evolving.
Episode 4: A conversation with Mirit Weinstock
Mirit Weinstock is the founder & creative director of Mirit Weinstock jewelry brand, which creates luxury, hand-crafted costume pieces. Mirit finds inspiration in uncommon materials, trinkets and souvenirs, offering ultra-feminine original pieces with a dreamy, poetic quality and classic touch. Mirit's pieces can be found internationally through boutiques like Ewanika, Maryam Nassir Zadeh & No.6.
Having lived in Tel Aviv and Paris, Mirit is currently based out of Tokyo for culture studies. In this conversation, Mirit shares how living in Tokyo has opened up her perspective on life, art, aesthetic, and the lifetime process of learning Japanese crafts.
Episode 3: A conversation with Simone Otis
Simone is a Toronto based makeup artist, who has worked alongside photographers Annie Leibovitz, Brigitte Lacombe, and Francesco Scavullo, backstage at Balenciaga, Helmut Lang, Marc Jacobs, Hermes, Victoria Beckham, and Celine and is 19/99’s lead makeup artist and one of the founding team members of the brand. In this conversation, Simone shares her path to becoming a makeup artist and how to use makeup to create joy, expression, and play into your daily life.
Episode 2: A conversation with Diti Katona
Diti Katona is founding partner and Chief Creative Officer of Concrete Design in Toronto, part of the 19/99 Beauty founding team, and mother to 19/99 co-founder Camille Katona. In this conversation, Diti shares her personal experience with the beauty industry, aging, and outlook on how to navigate mass media and societal pressures, while Camille explains how Diti’s friction with aging was an inspiration behind 19/99.
Episode 1: What we are doing
Welcome to the 19/99 Beauty podcast --- hosts & 19/99 Beauty founders, Camille Katona & Stephanie Spence, introduce the podcast & what they are doing.