Dr Devgan sits down with Deborah Pagani. Deborah designs fine jewelry and hair accessories for women after her own heart: a tribe of veritable femme-fatales. Collections reflect the curved shadows and stark shapes of Art Deco, plus silhouettes inspired by 80s excess and 90s minimalism—codes that stand the test of time. She started her career styling hair in the late 90’s, working alongside masters such as John Sahag, Oribe Canales, and Rita Hazan. Deborah launched her fine jewelry brand in 2008 after friends admired the pieces she had created for herself. Her collections are a celebration of individual beauty. Each piece is designed to complement a woman’s face and body, bringing out their best and brightest.
Dr. Devgan sits down with Hilaria Baldwin and Daphne Oz, co-hosts of the “Mom Brain” Podcast. Daphne is the mom of three beautiful children, American nutrition author and host of the Chew. Hilaria is the mom to 4 adorable children and author of The Living Clearly Method. However, they have found that their children don’t come with instructions so together they figure out being a mom. With advice from experts and doctors, trusted mom friends and simply learning on the job their podcast is just as hilarious and brilliant as they are.
Dr. Devgan sits down with Dana Rae, founder of ABLE cosmetics and makeup artist to Daphne Oz, Nell Diamond, Alison Lou, Samantha Wasser, Isabel Wilkinson, and Sarah Hoover. From an early age, she struggled in school due to her learning differences. These challenges forced her to learn and solve problems in her own way. She often expressed herself through art and was constantly discovering new angles to work out scholastic obstacles.
This journey with creative problem solving eventually led Dana to establish ABLE Cosmetics.
In high school, Dana landed an internship with Bobbi Brown. She then went on to assist for celebrity makeup artists at IMG’s The Wall Group. Dana studied painting at Syracuse University, attended The New School’s Parsons School of Design for fine arts, and The Makeup Designory for beauty, editorial and prosthetic makeup.
Since 2009, Dana has been a professional makeup artist in New York City, Los Angeles & Paris. She has clients such as Condé Nast, Hearst Publications, Warner Bros, Equinox, Nike, Lululemon Athletica, and Van Wyck.
Dr. Lara Devgan sits down with Baillie Riddell the beautiful Wilhelmina Model, to chat about all things modeling, beauty, fashion and what it means to be a model in 2019. Listen as Baillie discusses how she went from an archeology major to traveling the world as a model. As a curve or plus size model Baillie has been able to work as a model but also remain healthy and happy in who she is. She now has a passion for mountain climbing and is currently training for her next big climb.
Dr. Devgan sits down with Tara Foley, founder of Follian. The industry-leading clean-beauty retailer is built on Tara’s passion for safe ingredients and desire to act as a platform for the niche makers that share her perspective in the non-toxic personal care movement. Follain vigorously vets brands based on the highest standards of performance and health to feature a passionately selected portfolio of skincare, hair care, and cosmetic products for their shoppers. Before Follain, Tara researched safe and sustainable skincare, apprenticing on an organic lavender farm in France, and with a private label skin care company in Maine. With degrees in public policy and business, Tara's vision, passion, and activism fuel Follain’s growth, and its mission of improving the health and lives of others.
Dr. Devgan sits down with the hilarious and brilliant Shallon Lester, author, editor and YouTube personality. Listen as they discuss her YouTube channel where she offers no-nonsense advice focused on millennial dating, love lessons and current celebrity news, the Jordan Wood interview and how her journey began as a young single girl in the city. Shallon has over 900 million views, loves Bieber and loves to brag about how Barack Obama follows her on Twitter.
Dr. Devgan sits down the Julia Von Boehm and Maria Encalada, co-founders of the newly launched lifestyle site juliavonboehm.com. Julia is the fashion director of InStyle Magazine, Nicole Kidman’s stylist, and consultant and fashion director to many major fashion brands. After seeing how much information there is out there and how “unedited” it was she wanted to create a space to simplify and make all that useful information accessible. From fashion and style tips, to restaurants and mom tips, their new website is a gold mine of information.
Dr. Devgan sits down with Ariane Goldman, founder and CEO of HATCH. HATCH provides a collection of chic clothing solutions to invest in during pregnancy and to wear long after the bump is gone. The HATCH Collection now includes complete head-to-toe styling, as well as HATCH Mama, a line of toxin-free lotions and potions for women during pregnancy and postpartum. Additionally, HATCH has recently opened its first retail location in Soho New York to complement its fast growing direct-to-consumer business model. Ariane’s commitment to giving women what they need during life’s most challenging and important moments extends as well to her commitment to Every Mother Counts, a charity founded by Christy Turlington Burns to ensure maternal health for millions of women globally.
Dr. Devgan sits down with Taryn Toomey, founder of The Class, a music-driven practice of self-study through physical conditioning. Taryn has always been someone who gathers community to feel alive and inspired and uses music and movement as her medicine. The Class began with no name, in the basement of her building and now seven years later has become a complete lifestyle. With anywhere from 3 people to 1400 people per class any one can do it.
Dr. Devgan sits down with Caitlin Kiernan, Beauty Director of Star and OK! Magazines and author of Pretty Sick, The Beauty Guide for Women with Cancer. As Beauty Director of Star and OK magazines Caitlin talks about Beauty all day along. Spending her days interviewing celebrities and their glam teams Caitlin is an expert in everything Beauty. But when she received a terrible diagnosis, she had to discover another side to beauty, a way to look her best while feeling her worst.
Dr. Devgan sits down with James Sun, CEO and Founder of Beautytap. James was originally on "The Apprentice" and placed as the runner up on the show. His latest endeavor is Beautytap, which began as an online K-beauty retail site, and after huge success and the desire to connect with and educate their community and customers in-person, James launched Beautytap's first retail store only —- 3 months ago.
Dr. Devgan sits down with KJ Miller and Amanda Johnson, Co-founders of Mented Cosmetics an upscale make up brand for women of color. They met at Harvard business school and clicked instantly. One night over wine they discovered that neither of them could find a lipstick they liked, and so began their global makeup story. With the help of YouTube, some wax, oils, fragrances, a hot plate and a lot of hard work, Mented was born.
Dr. Devgan sits down with power mom duo and Co-founders of the new app Masse, Elizabeth Shaffer and Lizzy Brockhoff. Masse is a shopping platform that makes it simple for friends to ask for and share product recommendations with each other. The new app is reinventing the way consumers find and purchase products. Listen as they turn their mutual struggle to pick out a stroller into the ultimate shopping platform.
Dr. Devgan sits down with Stephanie Nass, better known as Chefanie, a professionally-trained savory and pastry chef and Founder of Victory Club and Chefanie Sheets. Stephanie studied in France and then staged some of the most highly rated restaurants in Manhattan. With a passion for desserts, Stephanie caters in NYC, and her clients include celebrities, fashion designers, and media. Dr. Devgan hopes you enjoy this delicious episode.
Dr. Devgan sits down with Liz Bert, founder of Valnoir, Columbia Law student and fashion model. Listen as Liz talks about her luxury fashion brand, that sits at the intersection between luxury and lounge, her incredibly successful modeling career, working with brands such as Rimmel and Michael Kors, and her analytical side that she expresses through her studies at Columbia.
Dr. Devgan sits down with Erika Wasser, founder of Glam+Go. Erika is a dynamic young entrepreneur whose brand of blow dry salons Glam+Go has become the fastest-growing salon chain in the country, doubling in size in 2018. Erika, a former standup comedian and TV host, has turned the traditional blow dry bar model on its head: partnering with hospitality and fitness venues, she developed a service menu of 30-minutes-or-less traditional blowouts and 15-minutes or less dry blowouts, giving women great hair where they need it most.
Dr. Devgan sits down with Lauryn Evarts Bosstick, Founder of The Skinny Confidential. The Skinny Confidential is a cheeky resource that has evolved from a fitness blog into a full-on lifestyle. The Skinny Confidential has created a community where woman from around the world can connect and discuss all things wellness, relationships, fashion, home décor, beauty travel, & everything in between.
Along with an insatiable appetite for all things aesthetic — Claire Olshan has been equally absorbed by her passion for health and wellness. In 2012, Claire founded Fivestory, the go-to shop to find emerging designers with a whimsical approach to dressing up. In a sense, Claire has always supported those that think out of the box and weave a sense of play into their work. With DADA Daily, Claire bridges the gap between the fashion and food worlds: elevating healthy snacking to an artful event.
Dr. Devgan sits down with Barbara Close, Founder and CEO of Naturopathica. Starting in 1995, Naturopathica is a holistic beauty brand offering skin, body and herbal remedies rooted in naturopathic medicine to support overall well-being. From the beginning, Barbara’s mission has been to educate on the benefits of a holistic approach to skin health, reinforcing that the skin mirrors what is going on inside of the body.
Jill Donenfeld and Tiana Tenet of The Culinistas are bridging the gap for busy households by giving them access to delicious, balanced and routinely home cooked meals. The Culinistas offer customized in-home private chef services for family-friendly weekly cooking and special occasions in New York City.
The Culinistas develop weekly menus of vegetable-forward, modern homestyle cooking that is prepared in the home by trained chefs, and served or stored for the week ahead. The Culinistas handle the menu planning, personalized local grocery shopping, cooking, and clean-up. Find them year-round in New York City, the Hamptons for the summer, and Aspen and Palm Beach for the holidays.