Beauty Aside Podcast

We go beyond the glitz to find out what it really takes to turn dreams into reality. 

Small business owner, independent filmmaker and seasoned beauty professional, Jentri Quinn, takes you on a mindful journey with some of the brightest professionals to discover what it really means to follow your dreams and uncover various ways to lead a more fulfilling life. From working mothers and small business owners to relentless passion-seekers alike, we learn from the best how to succeed and create our own meaningful paths with no apologies and fewer regrets.

 

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  • How to Start a Small Retail Business

    In our second episode together, Alex and I discuss the start up costs associated with opening a small retail business, the differences between operating a brick and mortar store vs. an online store and the importance of supporting your local community. In each episode of "More Beautiful Together" we'll share practical advice for taking the necessary steps to start your own business and turn those dreams into reality!

  • Skin Talks with Seslie Recker

    Are you struggling with finding the right solutions for your skin, or getting overwhelmed by all the products and marketing scams out there? If so, you are not alone! Each month on the Beauty Aside podcast we are going to host a special “Skin Talks” segment where we clear up some of the myths and confusion regarding our skin health and explore a more integrative approach to healing and wellness! 


    Today's special guest, Seslie Recker, is a licensed esthetician and holistic practitioner. Not only is she a dear friend of mine, but she’s one of the most thoughtful professionals I know -- always leading with a mindful heart. In this first episode, we explore the most common skin care concerns from clients and offer practical advice as to why a more holistic and integrative approach may be worth considering.

  • Chasing Film Magic with Kat Candler

    Today I’m sitting down with one of my favorite independent filmmakers and humans, Kat Candler. She has credits as a director, writer, producer, film editor and executive producer. Most recently, she was the showrunner on the hit OWN series, Queen Sugar, created and executive produced by Ava DuVernay, with Oprah Winfrey serving as an executive producer.


    In part one of our intimate filmmaking discussion, Kat shares the joys and struggles of her humble beginnings working at a movie theater to making her own feature films and landing major TV opportunities in Hollywood's tight circle.


    Keep an eye out for more of Kat’s upcoming work on Home Before Dark, Thirteen Reasons Why, and Sorry For Your Loss. You can also follow Kat on IG & Twitter: @KatCandler


    Stay tuned for Part 2 of our interview with Kat Candler in late August!

  • The Beauty Behind the Influencer

    Have you ever wondered what it really takes to make it as a successful beauty influencer in today's highly competitive social media industry? If so, you've come to the right place!


    Today’s special guest is LA-based beauty influencer, Christine Le, who shares a passion for all things beauty and fashion. In a little over a year, Christine's grown her Youtube channel to over an impressive 26,000 subscribers and she was hand-selected to be 1 of 24 finalists out of 16,000 applicants in Sephora’s first ever highly coveted influencer program. But her success didn't happen overnight. In this episode, we go behind-the-scenes to learn what a day in the life of a successful influencer is really like, and the level of determination, business-savviness and passion it takes to turn dreams into reality. So, if you’re an aspiring beauty influencer or you're thinking of hiring a professional one to amp up your business - this episode is for you! 


    You can follow Christine on IG: @christineleeee and on YouTube

  • Hemp Oil: What They Don’t Want You to Know

    In Part 2 of our Hemp (aka CBD) episode, we go beyond the hype with National Sales Director, Marc Phaneuf, Private Label and Programs Manager, Molly Cain with Restorative Botanicals to discover the truth about CBD and how we may benefit from responsibly sourced full-spectrum hemp-based products.


    How does Hemp work? Is Hemp the same as Marijuana? Is it legal to use? What are the benefits? Is it safe for our animals? CBD has slowly grown to become one of the largest trends. It’s also one of the most misunderstood products on the market. Today we discuss the difference between CBD and THC, explore the science behind full-spectrum hemp oil and shed some much needed light on the recent “CBD” craze.


    Restorative Botanicals, a leading provider of high quality full spectrum hemp-based products, provides effective and affordable herbal solutions to improve overall health and wellness. Restorative Botanical Oils are grown and produced in Colorado using superior quality Certified Organically Grown Hemp cultivars.


    We’ve included a special coupon code for our listeners! Visit Restorative Botanicals at www.restorativebotancials.com and enter BEAUTY20 at checkout to get 20% off your entire 1st order. One time only.

  • The Hemp Craze: What You Need to Know

    CBD has slowly grown to become one of the largest trends. Lately, it's even being praised in the beauty and spa industry. But as with the excitement of most new trends also comes skepticism and confusion. In Part 1 of our CBD episode, we go beyond the hype with National Sales Director, Marc Phaneuf, of Restorative Botanicals to learn the truth about CBD and how we may benefit from responsibly sourced fulled spectrum hemp-based products.


    Restorative Botanicals, a leading provider of high quality full spectrum hemp-based products, provides effective and affordable herbal solutions to improve overall health and wellness. Restorative Botanical Oils are grown and produced in Colorado using superior quality Certified Organically Grown Hemp cultivars.


    We’ve included a special coupon code for our listeners! Visit Restorative Botanicals at www.restorativebotancials.com and enter BEAUTY20 at checkout to get 20% off your entire 1st order. One time only.


    Part 2: The Science Behind Full Spectrum Hemp Oil will be released 7/17

  • What it Really Takes to Make it in the Entertainment Industry

    Do you think you have what it takes to make it in the entertainment industry? Ever wonder what goes on behind all the glitz and glamour you see on screen? From working endless hours as an intern to creating her own footprint with Studio 512 in Austin, TV Host and Personality, Stephanie Gilbert, shares her personal story of growth and development over the years that's led her to her dream job of working in Broadcast Media.

  • How to Make it in the Fashion Business with Stephanie Quadri-Bender

    From early beginnings as a receptionist at D Magazine, Stephanie opens up to us about her path to becoming a senior style editor at Neiman Marcus and juggling the demands of new motherhood in her 40’s.

  • Juggling With my Real Life Partner and Entrepreneur, Alex

    In this special first edition of "More Beautiful Together" I talk with my real life partner and entrepreneur, Alex. We share how an Italian immigrant majoring in Computer Engineering at UCLA ditched a career in tech for a career in fashion, helped start up the two first Brandy Melville stores in LA and later opened his own boutique in Austin, Texas.

  • Welcome to the Beauty Aside Podcast

    Welcome to the Beauty Aside Podcast with Jentri Quinn.