ASCP Podcasts

ASCP Esty Talk Podcast

The ASCP Esty Talk podcast will delight you with insights and sound bites from entrepreneurs, influencers and experts inside and outside the professional skin care industry.  Listen as they share insider tips and resources on all the topics you can’t get enough of—like ingredients, the science of skin, and business to help you become the best version of you.  

Think of our show as a conversation between friends—not too structured, not too formal—sometimes very serious, but always genuine and authentic.

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Ep 64 - Starting Over with Cirocco Stout

After a successful and award-winning 15-year career as a lash extension artist in Tucson, Arizona, Cirocco Stout closed up shop and made the move to Phoenix. In a brand-new city, where she knew no one and had no connections, Cirocco found herself starting over. From finding a location to building clientele and social media, this lash expert shares all the ways she built up her business once again to start thriving in her new city!

Ep 63 - Niche Down and Stand Out

We sit down with Laura Cooksey, owner and co-founder of Face Reality Skincare and Acne Clinic, to discuss how she set out to become a renowned acne expert and the advice she has for others starting their career.

Ep 62 - Beautifully Bushy Brows - Emily Geubelle

Some of the most interesting stories we tell as practitioners is how we got into the industry. Though there may be similar motivations, every story is unique. Today we are joined by Emily Geubelle, who shares her story about transitioning from a bushy-browed preteen into PR and marketing, eyebrow mastery, permanent makeup, and now, the new membership marketing manager for ASCP.


Ep 61 - Eww, not on my face! – Tiffany McLaughlin

This episode is all about “Eww”! From eyebrow implants to animal byproducts, we explore procedures, therapies, and ingredients both new and old that all hold the promise of youthful restoration.

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Ep 58 - Pretty Smart – Kat DeJesus

Makeup artistry is more than just making pretty. There are many considerations, from event type and location to print versus film, lighting, wearability, and intention . . . As a professional, some of these things you learn the hard way, but none are as important as skin health!

Ep 57 - The Path to Successful Client Communication

In this episode of the ASCP Esty Talk podcast with Tazeem Jamal, PMDT, LE, we discuss communicating for success and learn that client communication extends beyond the treatment room and into the realm of social media and email marketing.

Ep 55 - Mother Molecules

What do glutathione, CBG, and carboxylic acids have in common? They are all mother molecules! As we celebrate Mother’s Day in May, it’s a good time to pay homage to mother molecules as well. Tune in to this episode as we explore what makes these molecules so maternally awesome!

Ep 54 - Cosmetic Acupuncture – Rachael Rose

In this episode, we explore cosmetic acupuncture with licensed acupuncturist Rachael Rose to understand how this protocol balances the physiological landscape of lackluster, sagging, aging skin. What is it? How does it work? Could it be an excellent complement to our esthetic services?

Ep 52 - Cannabis Compliance

Learn what full-chain traceability means and how CBD (and CBD-infused products) can, in fact, qualify as “organic.” In this episode of ASCP Esty Talk, we explore the stringent world of cannabis compliance with well-known and respected compliance connoisseur Thuy Vu.

Ep 51 - CBD Extraction and How it’s Done

What do nuclear forensics and CBD have in common? Separations! Estheticians may have heard about extraction methods from their CBD product brands, but in this episode, we get a look at traditional methods, plus new “cleaner” methods.

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