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55 minutes | Dec 27, 2020
How Authenticity and Vulnerability Make You Beautiful with Jessica Mann of @theblondemann
18 Jessica Mann, a self-proclaimed beauty therapist from Toronto, started her career in makeup, transitioned into being an influencer and has grown an authentic following of 100K+ people while remaining fully and truly herself. Both Jessica and I both grew up with business-minded fathers but still decided to follow our dreams and make a career out of our biggest passions. In this episode, we discuss social media’s effect on mental health, having intention behind what you post, and how to make money while breaking the mold of a 9-5 career. We also talk about:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Why you should follow your dreams no matter how much they scare you What Jessica thinks about girls growing up wanting to be influencers The dedication and work that goes on behind the scenes in the influencing space How important it is to unfollow people who don’t contribute positively to your life How beauty can be a powerful way to transmute pain into something that is positive ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Product of the Week: UNITE 7SECONDS Detangler Resources: Instagram: @theblondemann * Don’t forget I am giving Basically Beauty podcast listeners a discount when you join the Basically Beautiful Life Community. Use code BASICALLYBEAUTY5 to gain access for only 19.99/month. You can sign up here! Basically Beauty is managed and edited by Nikki Butler Media.
47 minutes | Dec 23, 2020
17. Representation in the Fashion Industry with Naked Rebellion Founder, Jessica McPhaul
17 Jessica McPhaul is a Hollywood costume designer and founder of Naked Rebellion, an inclusive lingerie line with numerous shades of nude for every woman on Earth. My conversation with Jessica is so amazing, enlightening and empowering it just makes you wonder how only now is there an all-inclusive fashion brand out there for all women of all shades! Jessica has had an incredible career already, and she’s only getting started. Alongside running several businesses, she also works in film and television as a costume designer, most notably on Netflix’s House of Cards and Dancing With The Stars. We also talk about:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ How Jessica got into costume design and the fashion industry An certain incident where she realized there was no representation for all women in retail The creation of Naked Rebellion Naked Rebellion’s hospital initiative Redefining “nude” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Resources: www.nakedrebellion.com Instagram: @naked.rebellion Follow Jessica: @jesswengermcp Basically Beauty is managed and edited by Nikki Butler Media.
41 minutes | Nov 19, 2020
16. Finding Beauty in the Struggle with Preventive Medicine Expert, Dr. Beth Segerholm
16 Dr. Beth Segerholm is a nurse practitioner who believes beauty is an evolution. She is a healer in functional medicine, studying the root cause of an illness instead of just the system management. As a teen, Beth struggled with debilitating acne but no one could tell her why she was affected by it. Because of this, she has been inspired to help her patients by uncovering the “why” of their issue, not just the what. I can’t wait for you to listen to this thought provoking conversation with my dear friend, Beth! We also talk about:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ How to connect each of your senses with beauty How Beth teaches her patients to live their best life with mind, body, and soul healing How each of us are individually and beautifully made and why we should stop trying to attain other people’s lives The importance of sleep, movement, and listening in our everyday lives Product of the Week: YETI Tumbler Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Resources: www.prevene.com Instagram: @drbethsegerholm Instagram: @prevenewellbeing *Dr. Beth is giving Basically Beauty podcast listeners 20% off IV Therapy or Intramuscular Injections (like B12) if you mention “TARA” or “BASICALLY BEAUTY”! Basically Beauty is managed and edited by Nikki Butler Media.
54 minutes | Nov 12, 2020
15. Enhancing Beauty, Not Changing It with Nurse Injector Denise Walsh
15 Denise Walsh is a nurse injector who believes that injections should only enhance your appearance, not change it. In her own life, Denise has also struggled with confidence and self-esteem, especially after her divorce. Denise and I are lucky to be clients of each other, so we also talk about our experiences as the client! She is so genuine and sweet and building a booming business; I can’t wait for you to listen! We also talk about:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The feeling she gets helping clients feel beautiful, while still looking themselves Denise’ own struggle with self-esteem even to this day How her own hair trauma made her feel hopeless ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Resources: thebeautybossrn.com Instagram: @thebeautyboss_rn Basically Beauty is managed and edited by Nikki Butler Media.
48 minutes | Nov 5, 2020
14. Self Love vs. Self Care with Self Love Coach, Paul Fishman
14 Paul Fishman looked in the mirror one day and didn’t recognize himself. This realization led him to live a life of acceptance and self love. Paul is a self love coach and business owner. We had the best conversation about beauty, of course, but also how we both broke free from being people pleasers, and how to stop living your life with the intent to receive validation from others. Paul is such a light in this world and he will certainly brighten yours for the next hour at least! We also talk about:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Tips and tricks to practice self care Paul’s journey to accepting and loving himself Paul’s definition of beauty: ”beauty is a feeling” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Resources: paulfishman.love Instagram: @paulfishman Basically Beauty is managed and edited by Nikki Butler Media.
49 minutes | Oct 29, 2020
13. Why Getting Noticed By Google Will Uplevel Your Business with SEO Expert Stefanie Becker
13 Stefanie Becker is an SEO expert and business owner––can’t forget a mama too!––who is here to make SEO simple. She teaches actionable strategies that help your website get noticed by search engines. I had such an amazing conversation with Stefanie not only about how to elevate your SEO strategy for your business, but also about her journey to finding confidence and beauty in herself through every stage of her life. We also talk about:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Several SEO tips and tricks How to get your website recognized by Google as a top result Why it’s important to create consistent content Use the code “TARA” to receive $20 off Stefanie’s online course, SEO For Creatives! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Resources: stefaniebeckerdigital.com Instagram: @stefaniebeckerdigital Basically Beauty is managed and edited by Nikki Butler Media.
55 minutes | Oct 22, 2020
12. Why Is My Hair Falling Out!? with Naturopath and Expert in Women’s Health, Dr. Alissia Zenhausern
12 Dr. Alissia Zenhausern, better known as Dr. Zen, is a naturopathic doctor who joins me today for an unreal conversation about women’s health and hormones. She specializes in women’s health and natural fertility helping educate, inspire and empower women to take control of their health naturally. I am always educating my clients about the science behind hair growth and why their hair might be behaving a certain way, but having Dr. Zen has completely elevated this conversation! We talk about hair loss, hormone imbalances, diet, heavy metals and things to look for if your body starts acting up, resulting in hair loss. Dr. Zen has been featured in Forbes, Shape and InStyle. We also talk about:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The most common health and hormone imbalances in women that affect hair loss. Postpartum hair loss. The importance of getting a heavy metal test. Listening to your body and being mindful of what it’s telling you! Book an appointment with Dr. Zen today! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Resources: nmdwellnessofscottsdale.com Instagram: @drzennmd Basically Beauty is managed and edited by Nikki Butler Media.
58 minutes | Oct 8, 2020
11. Being Legally Aligned In Your Career And Your Life with Attorney, Lauren Ruiz
11 How often do you actually think about the legal piece of your business? When you do actually think about it, are you really putting much thought and effort into the terms of your contracts? These basic, fundamental documents can make or break your business. Lauren Ruiz is a small business lawyer who takes on the legal “department” of her clients to ensure all the cracks are filled. In her corporate career, she negotiated over $3 billion worth of contracts. In that same career, she also was subjected to sexual harassment. Lauren is the definition of a go-getter. Get out a pen and paper. You will want to remember everything from this episode! We also talk about:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Being intentional in your emails by modifying your vocabulary. How she broke away from being a corporate lawyer to a business owner. Sexual harassment in the workplace. Being hard on ourselves and trying to compare your reality with someone else’s highlight reel. Social media and our children. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Resources: legallyaligned.com Instagram: @thelaurenruiz Basically Beauty is managed and edited by Nikki Butler Media.
53 minutes | Oct 1, 2020
10. A Beauty Blessing With Ceramic Artist Krista Coons of Her Name Is Mud
10 Krista Coons, also known as Her Name Is Mud, is a ceramic artist who creates the most beautiful pieces. From earrings, ornaments, home decor, pins, she can do anything and her dedication, passion, grace and creativity shines through each unique piece. Krista’s definition of beauty is one I have not heard yet. She is so enlightening and eloquent and I assure you, you will be inspired. We also talk about:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The essence of people. Seeing the beauty in our surroundings. How she recognized her talent and turned it into a business. Krista’s 3 ways to get inspired, express your creativity and create beauty. A beauty blessing: As stillness in stone to silence is wed May your heart be somewhere a God might dwell. As a river flows in ideal sequence May your soul discover time in presence. As the moon absolves the dark of resistance May thought-light console your mind with brightness. As the breath of light awakens colour May the dawn anoint your eyes with wonder. As spring rain softens the earth with surprise May your winter places be kissed by light. As the ocean dreams to the joy of dance May the grace of change bring you elegance. As clay anchors a tree in light and wind May your outer life grow from peace within. As twilight fills night with bright horizons May beauty await you at home beyond. -- John O'Donohue, Beauty: The Invisible Embrace ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Resources: Krista's Etsy Shop Instagram: @hername_ismud Basically Beauty is managed and edited by Nikki Butler Media.
59 minutes | Sep 24, 2020
9. Finding Beauty After Struggling With An Eating Disorder with Graphic Designer McKenna Ryan
57 minutes | Sep 17, 2020
8. barre3 Owner Andrea Laughlin On Finding Your Happy Through Breathwork And Movement
08 Andrea Laughlin owns barre3 in Chandler, AZ and as an avid barre3 participant, I had to have Andrea on the podcast to hear her definition of beauty. She speaks about the contribution that breathwork, movement and overall self-care have on your happiness and inner beauty. We even do a little breathwork exercise for you to participate in; let me tell you, it’s life changing!! Andrea also lets us into a little bit of her upbringing and how that has shaped how she defines ‘beauty’. We also talk about:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The barre3 workout and the intention behind the workout Enduring the effects of the pandemic and how she has adjusted in her business The importance of verbally expressing gratitude Product of the Week: UNITE Blonda Toning Violet Shampoo ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Resources: barre3.com Instagram: @barre3chandler Basically Beauty is managed and edited by Nikki Butler Media.
60 minutes | Sep 1, 2020
7. Local Nomad Shop Owner, Lauren Danuser on Taking A Leap Of Faith, Opening A Boutique And Finding Your Style For YOU
07 I really wanted to dig deep with Lauren Danuser today of local Phoenix boutique, Local Nomad. She moved to Arizona all the way from the midwest and purchased her store space before even stepping foot on the Arizona dirt. She knew what she wanted, quit her corporate job, got experience working in a San Francisco boutique, and launched Local Nomad a few years later. Local Nomad believes in the slow fashion movement and wants to pass along to their customers the stories behind the goods they sell. Most purchases one makes at Local Nomad are investments in the creative endeavors of entrepreneurs. We also talk about:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ How Lauren first got interested in fashion and retail Her story of moving to Arizona and bringing Local Nomad to life How she buys the clothing and goods she sells in her store Dealing with social media and comparison Product of the Week: Wet Brush hairbrush ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Resources: localnomadshop.com Instagram: @localnomadshop Basically Beauty is managed and edited by Nikki Butler Media.
52 minutes | Aug 25, 2020
6. MELT By Melissa’s Melissa Pruett Shares Her Story Of Selling Cars To Building The Business Of Her Dreams
06 Melissa Pruett of MELT By Melissa has an amazing story with a beginning that you’d never think would lead to where she is now. MELT By Melissa is a self-care studio with a confidence-boosting team of aestheticians that offer services for your brows, lashes, skin and so much more. In today’s episode, Melissa shares the story of life before MELT, feeling pressured to success from her family, battling with finding her passion, moving to Arizona and selling cars… Melissa certainly didn’t know she was destined to be a business owner from the get-go. She also shares her experience with building her first space from the ground up, and the feeling she gets when she walks through those doors each morning. We also discuss:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Deviating from your original career plan to begin something completely different Honing in on your passions and making those the focus of your business Manifesting your future with actual, physical practices Building four walls for your business to officially live in What beauty means to Melissa Product of the Week: UNITE 7 Seconds Masque Download the 7-Day Hair Cleanse here! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Resources: meltbymelissa.com Instagram: @meltbymelissa + @melissapruett24 Basically Beauty is edited by Nikki Butler Media.
54 minutes | Aug 18, 2020
5. The Lauren Style On Struggling To Find Your Career, Body Positivity And Photography Tips
05 The Lauren Style is probably how you recognize today’s amazing guest!! Lauren Schumacher is a photographer and lifestyle blogger and one of my very best friends. Lauren and I have so many bizarre similarities in life that I just knew we were destined to be in each other’s lives the minute we had our first conversation. After struggling to find the industry and career she wanted to spend her time in, and bouncing from several different trades, Lauren had realized her interest in photography was more than just documenting her stunning summer vacations. She took the leap to dedicate her professional career to this craft and has since become a sought-after branding and product photographer. In our conversation, we discuss:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Struggling to find your professional path Mastering your craft through self-taught education Numerous tips and tricks for taking and editing photos Body positivity and feeling confident in front of the camera Lauren’s definition of beauty! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Product of the Week: UNITE 7 Seconds Detangler Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Resources: thelaurenstyle.com Instagram: @thelaurenstyle Basically Beauty is edited by Nikki Butler Media.
38 minutes | Aug 18, 2020
4. Oh Hot ‘Gram! Jamie Dana Hairstylist Talks Growing Your Business As A Hairstylist Outside Of The Salon
04 Oh Hot ‘Gram! That is the name of the insanely successful online course about how to level up your Instagram game as a hair designer (“hair stylist” for those of you who are new to my lingo)! Jamie Dana is the mastermind behind this course. She began her career just as I did, renting a chair in a salon, building her book of business and making women feel confident with a beautiful new hair style. Jamie set herself apart from your typical hair designers by taking her business online and creating residual income for herself. I had been admiring her through the eyes of social media until one day, I gained the courage to slide into her DMs! A simple message had turned into a coffee date, which turned into a friendship. Jamie has so much to teach you all; I can’t wait for you to hear our conversation! In our conversation, we discuss:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ How Jamie helps other hairstylists grow their businesses outside the salon Going from hair designer to hair educator Building an online community Jamie’s top social media tips Creating and hosting Ember Retreat Product of the Week: UNITE Smooth & Shine ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Resources: jamiedana.com Instagram: @jamiedanahairstylist Basically Beauty is edited by Nikki Butler Media.
48 minutes | Aug 18, 2020
3. The Feeling of Beauty Within Your Home With Interior Designer Lexi Lundberg
03 The spaces and environments that surround us contribute so much to our well-being and state of mind. It makes all the difference when you are in a beautiful room that inspires you to create and motivates you to spend each day with intention. This episode’s guest creates these memorable spaces daily for her clients. Lexi Lundberg, founder and lead designer of Lexi Grace Design, chats with me about why she chose the path of interior design and property staging, and what these stunning interiors that she creates actually mean for the people living in them. In our conversation, we discuss:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ How the need for home staging kick started her business The true purpose of creating beautiful interiors How Lexi grew her team Her family’s adoption story What beauty means to Lexi Product of the Week: UNITE 7 Seconds BlowOut Crème ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Resources: lexigracedesign.com Instagram: @lexigracedesign Basically Beauty is edited by Nikki Butler Media.
60 minutes | Aug 18, 2020
2. Vintage!? So Adorable. Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market Creators, Coley Arnold and Lindsey Holt
02 It’s probably unlikely that you haven’t heard of Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market… if you haven’t, you certainly have now! Coley Arnold and Lindsey Holt are the incredible duo behind the market. We had such a FUN conversation about how the market began, all the crazy obstacles they had to overcome to get the first one up and running, how the market led to an entire community and two more businesses, plus so much more. Coley and Lindsey are also best friends, which is always an interesting thing to hear about too! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I have looked up to these girls for quite some time, looking from a distance on social media. I never thought I would be lucky enough to meet these two powerful women, let alone have them record a podcast in my own home! These two are just so inspiring and I know listening to this success story will be an amazing experience for you as well! In our conversation, we discuss:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The inception of the incredibly popular Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Details behind their super fast success The moment they decided to become business partners Growing the market into a larger community and eventually, two new businesses Creating a safe, open space for women in business Balancing three businesses and family! Their definitions of beauty, of course. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Product of the Week: UNITE 7 Seconds Shampoo UNITE 7 Seconds Conditioner Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Resources: Coley: Instagram: @_lindseyholt Lindsey: Instagram: @coleyarnold Their Businesses junkinthetrunkvintagemarket.com Instagram: @junkinthetrunkvintagemarket foundress.co Instagram: @thefound.ress thevintagearcadia.com Instagram: @thevintagearcadia⠀ Basically Beauty is edited by Nikki Butler Media.
47 minutes | Aug 18, 2020
1. Uncovering Inner Beauty Beneath The Makeup With Makeup Artist Stephanie Niehiesel
01 Wow, welcome to my first episode!! Today we are graced with the beautiful, talented and super creative Stephanie Niehiesel. Stephanie is a makeup artist, business owner, photographer and soon-to-be mama. She co-owns a talent agency for beauty industry professionals called Eleven Co Agency and also does her own freelance photography for numerous beauty brands. It is safe to say that she knows several aspects of the beauty industry! Her journey to become the person she is today is truly unique and from that, Stephanie shares with us her definition of beauty; something we will talk about with each and every guest. In our conversation, we discuss:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Getting started as a freelance makeup artist Setting rules and boundaries on what jobs you accept and turn down Guidance on how to find the perfect business partner Pivoting to your passion And even a little about Stephanie’s first pregnancy⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Product of the Week: UNITE Weekender Shampoo ⠀⠀⠀ Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Resources: Stephanie: gothglosscreative.com Instagram: @gothglosscreative Her Agency elevencoagency.com Instagram: @elevencoagency Basically Beauty is edited by Nikki Butler Media.
2 minutes | Jul 31, 2020
Basically Beauty Is Coming Soon!
Often times, we forget to recognize that there is beauty in each day we experience. What's more, there is simply beauty in just experiencing another day. Join Tara Hainsworth, a salon owner and seasoned hair designer, as she embarks on a mission to find the beauty in the adventures, challenges and stories of each guest she interviews. You'll get a glimpse into the client conversations Tara has behind her chair. Each week, Tara will also share a top beauty tip and some her favorite beauty products that will help you feel confident. If you're a fellow hair designer, beauty industry professional or a client of one, this podcast is for you. From Basically Beauty, Tara hopes you will walk away inspired and equipped with the confidence to realize that there is beauty in your life too. Before we get started, ask yourself... how do you define beauty? Get more Basically Beauty @basicallybeautypodcast! Basically Beauty is edited by Nikki Butler Media. YsW1kjdYFJPDKAgrpHQU
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