GRITTY PRETTY RADIO
Gritty Pretty Radio is a beauty podcast hosted by beauty journalists, Eleanor Pendleton & Erin Cook.
We discuss the biggest trends in beauty, review the products and ingredients you need to know and interview some of the beauty industry’s most respected and well-known names.
GP In Conversation With Jen Atkin
Today’s guest is the ultimate girl boss. A celebrity hair stylist, online platform creator, hair care brand founder and now author, it seems there is nothing Jen Atkin can’t do. With over 3.5 million followers on Instagram and a career that has spanned over two decades, it’s no wonder Atkin is trusted by hair lovers far and wide. In today’s episode, the LA-based hair guru chats to Eleanor Pendleton (editor-in-chief) and Rose Garnett (beauty assistant) about starting from the bottom, learning to say no and why balance is BS.
Beauty Talk With Eleanor Pendleton & Rose Garnett
Gritty Pretty's Eleanor Pendleton (editor-in-chief) and Rose Garnett (beauty assistant) chat through their favourite summer beauty buys including their budget and boujee products of the week. The beauty experts also discuss whether skin care tools and devices are worth the investment. Plus, Eleanor gets schooled by Rose on all things TikTok.
GP In Conversation With Steph Claire Smith & Laura Henshaw
Today’s guests are the ultimate triple threats. Founders of fitness and lifestyle platform Keep It Cleaner, models and social media stars, Steph Claire Smith and Laura Henshaw are a powerhouse duo. With a combined following (including their Keep It Cleaner account) of over two million people, it’s no wonder that the two twenty-somethings are admired by women all over the world. In today’s episode, the duo chat to Eleanor Pendleton (editor-in-chief) and Erin Cook (beauty director) about overcoming disordered eating, how they turned a hobby into an empire and why mixing business and friendship has worked for them.
GP In Conversation With Gemma Watts
Today’s guest is the ultimate slashie. A beauty influencer, podcaster, copywriter and beauty editor, Gemma Watts is the epitome of beauty, intelligence and fun. Forging her own path by founding her beauty platform, Glow Journal, the Melbourne-native is known for her honest and authentic beauty reviews and effortless charm. In today’s episode, Eleanor Pendleton (editor-in-chief) and Erin Cook (beauty director) chat to Watts about balancing university and full-time work, how to keep your private life private and, of course, the beauty products she’s loving at the moment.
GP In Conversation With Joey Scandizzo
The undeniable king of hair in Melbourne, today’s guest fell into the haircare field by happy accident. As a Dyson Styling Ambassador, award-winning hairdresser and co-creative director of ELEVEN Australia, Joey Scandizzo is one busy man. In today’s episode, Eleanor Pendleton (editor-in-chief) and Erin Cook (beauty director) chat to Scandizzo about how he got his start, the best styling tools on the market and why he will always make time for a surf.
GP In Conversation With Samantha Harris
Today’s guest is one of the Australian fashion industry’s most sought after models. Over the course of her career, Samantha Harris has graced the cover of some very well known publications, including Vogue, Harper’s BAZAAR and, most importantly, she is Gritty Pretty Magazine’s newest cover girl.In this episode, Harris, whose beauty graces our Summer 2021 cover, chats to Eleanor Pendleton (editor-in-chief) and Erin Cook (beauty director) about getting her start in the industry, learning to love herself and being a role model.
GP In Conversation with Jose Bryce Smith
A pioneer in the haircare field, today’s guest is one of the most tenacious and inspiring women we’ve had on Gritty Pretty Radio so far. The founder of Australian clean haircare brand Original & Mineral (O&M), Jose Bryce Smith has been on the cutting edge of hair care innovation for nearly two decades. She also happens to be one of the most humble, warm and downright hilarious people we’ve ever met. In today’s episode, Eleanor Pendleton (editor-in-chief) and Erin Cook (beauty director) chat to Bryce Smith about staying true to her mission, why it’s important to fail and why, first and foremost, she’s all about the “goo in the tube”.
GP In Conversation with Professor Augustinus Bader
Augustinus Bader is fast becoming every beauty junkies’ weakness. Those iconic cobalt blue and gold jars are not only Instagram-worthy but also contain some of the best skincare products on the market. In today’s episode, Eleanor Pendleton (editor-in-chief) and Rose Garnett (beauty assistant) chat in detail to the man behind the brand, Professor Augustinus Bader. Between his childhood growing up in a monastery to the turning point that led him to create his own product line and his incredible collaboration with Spice Girl-turned-fashion icon, Victoria Beckham, nothing was left untouched during their chat.