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June 22, 2021
Product Trial / Sheet Mask Showdown
EPISODE 130./ This week's product trial is a sheet mask showdown between the Skinstitute Quick Fix Hydrating Sheet Mask and the La Roche Posay cicaplast B5 mask. These two products sit in the market at the same price point and with similar claims so we thought it would be fun to trial them both and see how they hold up to their claims. Support this show
June 20, 2021
Bears, Beets and Battlestar Galactica
EPISODE 129./ GUYSSSS do we sound great, or do we sound great?! This may be our very best episode yet … or very worst. Pleeeeeease give us your feedback on our sound because we don’t want you to hate us. The timeline is a little all over the place this week. Starting off with some beauty influencer news and then transitioning into a couple more assumptions after our very fun last mini episode. In beauty industry news, there are some big moves for Paulas Choice as they make the decision to become listed as a public company and Unilever is taking over. Finally, the very exciting announcement of Refinery 29 Australia. Next up, a beauty breakdown - gosh it’s been a while! This week we’re breaking down what is it that makes Fake Tan … tan. Introducing you to DHA. What is it? Where does it come from? And is it actually okay to put this on your skin?! Let’s discuss And because we’re already doing extra segments this week, we have a Listener Question or a LQOW on how to use the Hourglass Luminous Light powder. Is it a highlight? Is it an all over face powder? DW Gez, we got you covered. Finishing things off this week, a hearty number of beauty faves, non beauty faves and snacks to see you through to wednesday when we release our sheet mask showdown mini episode. Things mentioned: - Unilever acquired Paulas Choice: - Launch of Refinery 29 Australia: - Hourglass ambient lighting powder Luminous light: - Frank body in your dreams scrub: - Marc Jacobs o!mega shadow Daddi-o: - The office girls podcast. - ABC Trace Podcast season 2. - The Sheet Society Sheets Support this show
June 15, 2021
Mini / Making an Ass out of U and Me
EPISODE 128./ In what is supposed to usually be a product trial mini episode, this week, Alex forgot to trial the product ... so instead, we're bringing you an 'assumptions about us' style episode. We asked you on IG Stories (@allbasescovered.pod) what you assume about us, and we're here to give you all the juicy goss. Support this show
June 13, 2021
It's windy out
Episode 127./ This week, Alex is without power and LIsa has decided it’s a genius idea to sign up to a one-month-100k running challenge, a third of the way through the month. This week in beauty news, we’re being teased by VIEVE with their upcoming new line of bronzers, Jaclyn Hill has released a new collection of blushes - her Bougie Rouge Collection boasting unique formulas. Whilst we’re talking blushes, Drunk Elephant is taking their D-Bronzi forumla into the blush realm with their new O Bloos Rosy drops. Summer Fridays is finally re-booting and re-formulating their Jet Lag mask after re-formulating due to claims of skin irritation. Go To has announced their Go To Gang rewards program which has lifetime rewards to be sure to check in Next up we’re chatting the usual beauty fave, non beauty fave and snacks to get you through the week <3 Things mentioned: - Vieve Blushes - - Jaclyn Hil Bougie Rouge Collection - - Drunk Elephant blush - - Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask - - ASOS x Lush Collection - - Go To Gang Rewards Program - - Sally Hansen Cruella Black Nail Polish - - Welleda skin food - - Laneige sleeping lip mask - - Architectural Digest Open Door - - NYT Cooking Comments: - Takeaway Trauma: - Mare of Easttown If you enjoyed this week’s episode and you’d like to support our podcast, there are a couple of ways. 1. Follow us on Instagram @allbasescovered.pod 2. Subscribe to our podcast and leave us a review! 3. Support our beauty and chip purchasing habits with a donation to our show Support this show
June 6, 2021
EPISODE 125./ Welcome back to another week of Melbourne lockdown and another remote recording from us! Apologies, we hope to be back recording in our normal set up as soon as the spicy flu will allow us. This week we have a fair bit of beauty news to get through! From influencer news with Allanarama moving house and Sam Ravandahls baby being born, to new beauty launches from Chanel, Harry Styles and Refy! Both of our beauty faves this week are sure to handle your dry and flaky winter faces, and we have some delightful non beauty faves to discuss too! If you enjoyed this weeks episode, please follow us on the ‘gram over at @allbasescovered.pod and we chat more beauty together. Products mentioned: - Skinstitute multi active oil: - Origins drink up intensive mask: - RMS Uncoverup: - Glossier stretch concealer: - Indigo Luna sunday collection: Support this show
May 30, 2021
Lockdown 4.0 Trivia Time
EPISODE 123./ Happy lockdown to our Melbourne listeners! Big apologies to everyone because lockdown has thwarted our plans for Elizabeth Makeup Artist to join us on our mini episode this week. Instead, we’re playing a little lockdown trivia themed: guess which year these iconic products launched. Lisa and Alex have had a tough week with some hectic cosmetic appointments and an ear infection just to add a little bit of fun to our lives. Moving into beauty news this week, we have a lot of launches to discuss, Rare Beauty is coming to Australia, Ari got married! A new Wayne Goss Brush Edit, Nars Eyeshadow quad launches and mecca max launches a new tubing mascara. Followed by some empties, our beauty faves, non beauty faves and snaaaacks for our lockdown week ahead. Things mentioned: - Rare beauty comes to aus: - New Wayne Goss Edit collection: - Nars Eyeshadow Quad: - New mecca tubing mascara: - Modi Bodi: - Dinosaur Designs resin bangle: If you enjoyed this week’s episode and you’d like to support our podcast, there are a couple of ways. 1. Follow us on Instagram @allbasescovered.pod 2. Subscribe to our podcast and leave us a review! 3. Support our beauty and chip purchasing habits with a donation to our show Support this show
May 25, 2021
Product Trial / Nars Sunkissed Cream Bronzer
EPISODE 122./ This week we trialled the limited edition NARS Sunkissed Cream Bronzer in the shade Casino. Starting the episode off with a little game… we’re playing scattegories … but not really, of the products we can think of in 60 seconds that we’ve consumed more than 5 of. Listen in afterwards for an in depth review of this limited edition cream bronzer who has just joined our lives. Support this show
May 23, 2021
Our last ep before budget cuts
EPISODE 121./ Guys, this is important. We need to cut our budget... because Lisa just purchased a Celine bag. In our own personal beauty news lives, we start of this week’s episode chatting about Lisas new very expensive baby and an update on our peri oral dermatitis. Not a lot to discuss in beauty news this week. A slow news week some would say. There are a few new beauty launches and some unfortunate Tik Tok trends resulting in facial hickeys! Finishing up the episode, we can’t believe you don’t know what the two finger method is for applying sunscreen. We discuss our beauty faves, non beauty faves and snacks. Products Mentioned: - Celine Seau Sangle: - allana x nudestix picante: - Nars Cruella + Dragon Girl Lipsticks; - Glossier ultra lip lipsticks: - Eve Lom intense hydration serum: - Cerave body moisturiser: If you enjoyed this week’s episode and you’d like to support our podcast, there are a couple of ways. 1. Follow us on Instagram @allbasescovered.pod 2. Subscribe to our podcast and leave us a review! 3. Support our beauty and chip purchasing habits with a donation to our show Support this show
May 18, 2021
Product Trial / Danessa Myricks ColourFix
EPISODE 120./ Welcome back to another Wedneday and another product trial! This week we're discussing our trial of the Danessa Myricks Colour Fix 24 hr cream colours! With claims to be a hybrid cream colour and long wearing paint, will this be our new holy grail eyeshadow primer, or is the hunt going to continue? Listen in to find out! If you enjoyed this week’s episode and you’d like to support our podcast, there are a couple of ways. 1. Follow us on Instagram @allbasescovered.pod 2. Subscribe to our podcast and leave us a review! 3. Support our beauty and chip purchasing habits with a donation to our show Support this show
May 16, 2021
Not sponsored by Desitin.
EPISODE 119./ Let’s start this weeks episode with 5 minutes of finger nails and 5 minutes of peri-oral dermatitis, shall we? You didn’t ask for our life stories specifically. but we assume that’s why you’re here! In news this week. Estee Lauder has partnered with Uber Eats for BEAUTY DELIVERY SERVICES. We discuss the new Vieve glow multi tasking highlighter. Zara Beauty has launched with a delightful sustainable twist, Victoria Beckham beauty has launched matte bronzing bricks and Shaaanxo’s wedding collection has finally dropped! Empties up next, we have quite a number to go through! If you’re keen to hear about an odd $1k of products that we’ve consumed, this is the segment for you. Finally our beauty faves, non beauty faves and snacks to round out the episode If you enjoyed this week’s episode and you’d like to support our podcast, there are a couple of ways. 1. Follow us on Instagram @allbasescovered.pod 2. Subscribe to our podcast and leave us a review! 3. Support our beauty and chip purchasing habits with a donation to our show Things Mentioned: - Vieve Skin Dew: - Zara Beauty: - Victoria Beckham Matte Bronzing Bricks: - YSL Tatouage Couture Lipsticks: - Liberty Belle Heartfelt Cleanser: - QV Ceramide Body Wash and Lotion: - Glossier You fragrance: - Eyenvy from Brow House: - Bondi Sands Tan Remover: - Dr Dennis Cleanser: - IGK Dry Shampoo: - Juno Oil: - Godsend Oil: - Rimmel Wondercloud: - Kate Somerville Delikate Cleanser: - Benefit Roller Lash brown liner: Support this show
May 11, 2021
Product Trial / Mecca Every Day Face Oil
EPISODE 118./ SURPRISE, it's US, on a WEDNESDAY! How excited are you? Here marks the beginning of our first ever dedicated episode for our weekly product trials. This week, we trialled the very new, Mecca Cosmetica Every Day Face Oil. We discuss the claims, ingredients, price, and our thoughts and feelings after trialling this product. If you enjoyed this week’s episode and you’d like to support our podcast, there are a couple of ways. 1. Follow us on Instagram @allbasescovered.pod 2. Subscribe to our podcast and leave us a review! 3. Support our beauty and chip purchasing habits with a donation to our show Support this show
May 9, 2021
Happy Monday pod fam! Sorry speech path’s about Alex’s bilabial plosives this week. She got a lip flip. In beauty news this week, it’s another week and another recycling beauty program as Lush announces their new buy back scheme in conjunction with teracycle. Clean beauty has come to Sephora Australia, beauty is launching at Zara, Sarah’s Day got married and Ultra Violette have teased their upcoming tinted sunscreen launch. Next up, you’ll remember that we’re splitting out our product trial from our main episode each week, so we’re jumping into an ‘i can’t believe you didn’t know that’ ahead of our Mecca Face Oil trial coming to you on Wednesday. We can’t believe you didn’t know that the day before an event is a bad time for a clay mask. Next up, we’re briefly touching on Peri Oral dermatitis and our experience to date, what it is, how it presents and what’s recommended for healing this pesky skin issue. Finishing off, our beauty faves, non beauty faves and snacks! Things Mentioned: - Zara Beauty: - Azclear: - Mecca Cosmetica body boot camp AHA lotion: - Charlotte tilbury shimmering brown eyeliner: If you enjoyed this week’s episode and you’d like to support our podcast, there are a couple of ways. 1. Follow us on Instagram @allbasescovered.pod 2. Subscribe to our podcast and leave us a review! 3. Support our beauty and chip purchasing habits with a donation to our show Support this show
May 2, 2021
Let's get slugging
EPISODE 116./ Starting off this episode a little chaotic off the back of our very first hate mail and a VERY happy engagement to friend of the pod, Armadale Liv! In beauty news this week, Sunday Riley has been certified as a B Corp, more retailers have joined the TerraCycle beauty recycling program and we discuss the top paid beauty influencers and their reported income per post, per platform… so juitzy. In launches: Jaclyn Hill’s new priming and setting collection has been revealed, Bread Beauty has launched in Sephora Australia and Vieve is about to drop a highlighting product! P.s we were wrong about Vieve … it’s totally not a powder. Moving into a beauty breakdown, this week we’re discussing slugging. Not the wormy kind. The K-beauty skincare trend that’s doing the rounds on tik tok and promises to reduce trans epidermal loss of hydration. So what is it? And do you need to try it? Let’s discuss. This week we trialled the Dr Dennis Gross Intense face tanning wipes. They’re an AHA/BHA/DHA delight combining light exfoliation with a tanning glow. Finishing this episode up with the usual: beauty faves, non beauty faves and some meal-like snacks. If you enjoyed this episode, please Subscribe and follow us on Instagram we’re @allbasescovered.pod. Things mentioned: - Sunday Riley becomes a B Corp: - Top paid influencers: - Jaclyn Hill new face products: - Dr Dennis Gross Tanning Wipes: - Paulas Choice BHA Exfoliating Treatment: - Verso Night Cream: - Liberty Belle Retinol Serum:
April 27, 2021
Mini / Mothers Day Gift Guide
Hi fam! Show notes below are a collection of our ramblings and planning for this episode. There's a lot to get through so we won't be providing links but hopefully product names will help you find things :) Bridie: Gift for my mum: loves homewares, is about to build their dream home on the water, loves cooking (not baking) and enjoys a nightly wine 👏🏼💞 > The book I mentioned this week! Julia butilli nushimuri cookbook. Get her a little hamper and wrap it in a basket from target which will be gorg and helpful for her home. Add some fancy olive oil, rock salt…I say this every time but the zalto wine glasses - always get comments on mine. >A cute kitchen book stand to go with the book ^^ (fog linen work brass bookstand) > Byredo or similar hand wash and cream set for new house. (Aesop, grown alchemist) Jess: Hi ladies 🤗 I need a present for my mum. She likes gardening, is obsessed with her two dogs and her and my dad recently got a caravan to go adventuring in. She isn’t really into make up or skin care (I’ve tried). She is a bargain hunter and doesn’t really go for high end stuff. She does love a nice perfume tho, she currently wears Si. I usually buy on behalf of me and my useless brothers and spend $250-$300. Any recommendations would be appreciated 😇 This excites me. Can she adopt all my future dogs too? > Camper chair the internet and Brenton tell me expensive is good, wanderer looks like a good brand - Wanderer Moon Quad Fold Chair > Not sure of the calibre of the camper van but maybe a nice hot plate or heater? > Jaffle iron maker > The clay collection do the chicest personalised dog bowls > Also MERRY PEOPLE GUM BOOTS can’t say it enough. And has she got a good puffer and or wet weather jacket like gortex vibes > Would she like Gucci bloom? Or jo Malone? Kaye: Desperately need ideas for my mum pls - very minimally interested in make up / skincare (think moisturiser, powder and brow pencil only 😂). Hates the idea of buying anything expensive. Works in finance. Loves crafty things like cross stitching and knitting. $50 budget just to give her a little treat. Now that i’m typing this, can you say: Vanilla 😂😂😂 Love her tho hahaha > Would she like the journey of something puzzles? She could then frame it? >Wool and gatherer do punch needle kits for 58 bucks with free shipping and punch needle is cool and trenday > Beeswax wrap sets! Fun crafty and sustainable Em: “High flying executive mum who spends 2 working weeks out of the month in Perth. Sensitive skin, likes natural skincare. Obsessed with tea, cooking and animals” > Marrimeko mug. > A donation to an animal charity on her behalf. Nigella cook book. > Josh rosebrook hydrating mist or mask, both nice for water loss as a result of flying and natural and bougey. > Japanese cross back linen apron from made and more currently on sale. I don’t wear any of my other aprons cause they’re too hard to put on lol this is superior. > Some Robert Gordon pottery or I just got the cake stand? NARN Not into self care, doesn’t read. Likes hippy/boho clothing and decor. - Maison Balzac pebble insense holder + insense ALSO the ROU Inverted incense holder is sickkk - Lovetree interiors has sick boho interiors - family love tree.com.AU - Sage and Clare bath/door mat? They Also have a really cute mothers day edit at the moment - Somethingg from freepeople clothing wise? - A Yin brand yoga mat Chloe Hamptons style homewares, very creative, likes the finer things in life. - wine subscription/box - Mad Millie artisan cheese kit. I have one waiting to do when I’m bored once time. They have the cultures and you just need milk and you can make your own cheese! - Fazeek oil burner - > hamptons = linen … you could do a bed threads table mat situation or society of wonderers do great bed lin...
April 25, 2021
The boy who cried wolf
EPISODE 115./ Good morning everyone! (gooood morning Lisa and Alex). We have some important news for you all… Things around here are going to be changing. We had a catch up with our friends at Acast this week, and we’re keen to get our listener (that’s you)’s input on the updates we’re planning to make to our show! Please tune in to provide us with your feedback - we do this for you and would hate for you all to hate our podcast if things change too dramatically! You can DM us @allbasescovered.pod or leave us a review on Apple Podcasts to share your thoughts on our suggested changes. Getting into beauty news… This week we’re coining Jeffree Star as the boy who cried wolf after an ill-timed accident that he was involved in over the week with a long time friend. Reality or fake news? You be the judge. Speaking of people being dodgy, this week it was announced that James Charles has been dropped by Morphe and Demonetised by YouTube. New things this week include weddings, babies and product launches from Ultra Violette, Hourglass, Esmi, and Lisa Eldridge. This week we trialled the Dior Backstage Face and Body foundation. Time for us to discuss the claims, our thoughts and how we find that this foundation compares to the cult MAC Face and Body foundation alternative. Finally, our beauty faves, non beauty faves and athletic chocolate nutty snacks to see us out! Products mentioned Lisa Eldridge lipstick video: Dior Backstage Face and Body Foundation: Josh Rosebrook hydrating face mask: In my Moods - Heart in the clouds jumper: Fine lines T-Shirt Bra: If you enjoyed this week’s episode, please follow us on Instagram @allbasescovered.pod and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts.
April 18, 2021
Not to crime is a prime.
EPISODE 114./ Happy Monday everyone! Not a heck of a lot of beauty news circling around the internet this week, so we’ve got a little to cover before jumping into a beauty breakdown and a review of the Vieve eyeshadow sticks. In beauty news, you’ll recall a mini saga last year when it was realised that SPFs out of Korea weren’t performing to the standards they were claiming. Krave beauty released a statement this week with an update on their extensive lab testing of Beet the Sun. Next up, we wanted to give you an update on Lisa’s Sculptra filler procedure. You’ve been asking, so she’s here to share and Alex has an update about the Mecca Vitamin C serum after using it for an extra week. Bringing you long awaited Beauty Breakdown this week, we’re discussing primers. What kinds there are, who they’re for and whether you ACTUALLY need one. It’s a lengthy one with an in depth breakdown so buckle up! Finally, we’re finishing this episode up with our review of the Vieve Shadow stick collection, our beauty faves, non beauty faves and snacksss! Products Mentioned: - Stila one step correct: - Primeriser smashbox: - Hourglass mineral veil primer: - Silk canvas liquid primer by tatcha: - Vieve shadow stick: - Damn Girl Mascara: - Kosas cloud powder: - Skin and threads singlet: - 8D Dumpling House potato cakes: If you enjoyed this weeks episode, please leave us a review on Apple podcasts and follow us on the ‘gram over at @allbasescovered.pod!
April 11, 2021
Did we just find our new holy grail foundation?
EPISODE 113./ This week’s episode feels like a blast from 2019’s past with the resurfacing of allegations against Beauty Influencer, James Charles for his predatory behaviour against minors. In beauty news we touch on our opinions regarding these allegations, also where the heck Tati Westbook has been, and why some influencers just can’t be cancelled. Also in beauty news we discuss the impending launch of Hourglass Vanish Cream Blushes, Ardell Aqua lashes, The new oddly shaped Rare Beauty discovery eyeshadow palette and the hotly discussed KVD Apple Foundation. Also what has MAC Cosmetics done with Face and Body by reformulating it into their new studio Radiance foundation! This week, Lisa and Alex trialled the Georgio Armani Neo Nude Natural Radiance Foundation. No spoilers but we picked this up a few weeks ago at the Sephora Sale and it’s safe to say it’s made it way into our hearts very quickly. Finishing up this week’s episode with an ‘I can’t believe you didn’t know that’ our beauty faves, non beauty faves and snacks. Products mentioned: - Hourglass vanish cream blushes: - Ardell Aqua Lashes: - Rare beauty eyeshadow palette: - Mac Studio Radiance Foundation: - Allana Davison MAC Collab: - KVD Good Apple Foundation Balm: - Dezi Skin Vitamin C: - Georgio Armani Neo Nude Foundation: - The Beauty Chef Gift Set with Dinosaur Designs: - Le Labo hand cream Basil: If you enjoyed this week's episode, please jump over to our Instagram page @allbasescoverd.pod and chuck us a follow! We'd also dearly love a 5 star review and a shout out if you're feeling loving.
April 4, 2021
May your tomatoes be whole and your Vit C be hammy
EPISODE 112./ Happy Easter Monday! We hope your bellies are full of chocolate, and your tinned tomatoes only purchased whole. This week there’s LOTS of beauty news to get through, followed by a snack related ‘I can’t believe you didn’t know that’, our product trial, faves, and snacks. First up in beauty news, ultimate cool girl Jen Atkin has announced that her and her partner are having a baby via surrogacy. Secondly, Jae Haircare and Mecca’s new Pout Pop sheer line have launched at Mecca this week. In addition, Mecca have been trialling TerraCycle recycling services in-store and have announced that this service will be available in all stores by the end of April. Moving on to Sephora Australia news, Milk Cosmetics has finally dropped, and we’ve decided that we don’t want to try the Fenty Beauty Eaze Drops already. Lisa also has more Shaanxo conspiracy theories to share with you all and Desi Perkins has very swiftly dropped a new skincare line under her existing brand Dezi. This week we trialled the Mecca Cosmetica Vitamin C serum that boasts 15% L-Ascorbic Acid for the low low price of only $55. Whilst it’s a little too early for us to discuss the long term impacts this product had on our skin, we chatted about how it compares to our other Vit C faves, who it’s great for and what we think of the ingredients list. Products Mentioned: - Jaye haircare: - Pout Pop Sheer Lipstick: - TerraCycle: - Milk at Sephora: - EazeDrops Fenty: - Mirror Water: - Dezi Skincare: - Lancome Lara: - Dr Dennis Spectralite Pewter: - Mecca Cosmetica Vitamin C serum: - Colourpop eyeshadows: - Kevin Murphy Doo Over finishing hairspray: