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 Morgan Mitchell
Having kicked more goals in her 26 years than most of us would dream of in a lifetime, today’s guest is guaranteed to be your newest girl crush. Morgan Mitchell is an Olympic sprinter who represented Australia at the Rio Olympics in 2016. Not only that but the Werribee-native has also gone on to feature in the famed documentary, Game Changers, with her latest role as Ambassador to iconic beauty brand, Clarins, securing her as a serious powerhouse. In today’s episode, Eleanor Pendleton (editor-in-chief) and Erin Cook (beauty director) chat to Mitchell about the ups and downs of being a professional athlete, how she deals with trolls and her all-time favourite beauty product.
GP In Conversation With Shrankla Holecek
Today’s guest knows a thing or two about capitalising on a gap in the market. Launching her Ayurvedic beauty brand, Uma Oils, in 2015, Shrankhla Holecek saw the growing interest in wellness and the mind-body connection and created products accordingly. Now with some of the most luxurious face and wellness oils in the beauty sphere, there's no doubt her eye for the new and exciting has certainly paid off. In today’s episode, Erin Cook (beauty director) and Rose Garnett (beauty assistant) chat to Holecek about everything from trusting your gut to the importance of women supporting women and what she’d do if she won the lottery.
GP In Conversation with Ole Henriksen
Most beauty fanatics will be familiar with today’s guest. Known the world over for creating products that give you that #OleGlow, Ole Henriksen is skincare royalty for a reason. The founder and now creative director of his eponymous brand has energy and positivity in spades, which makes today’s chat a must-listen. Here, Eleanor Pendleton (editor-in-chief) and Erin Cook (beauty director) sit down with the Denmark-native to chat skincare must-haves, how to build a business and how he still manages to do gymnastics at almost 70 years old.
GP In Conversation with Dr. Barbara Sturm
Dr. Barbara Sturm is fast-becoming a household name amongst skincare junkies across the globe – but her story isn't one of overnight success. Here, Dr. Sturm chats to Erin Cook (beauty director) and Rose Garnett (beauty assistant) about how she turned a career in orthopedics into a skincare empire, how she's maintained success in Hollywood and why her products carry such hefty price tags.
Beauty Talk with Eleanor Pendleton & Erin Cook
In this episode of Beauty Talk, Gritty Pretty Radio co-hosts Eleanor Pendleton (Editor-in-Chief) and Erin Cook (Beauty Director) reveal their favourite budget & boujee beauty products of the week. In this episode, we also discuss the all-important topic of sunscreen and reveal whether it's safe to colour your hair during pregnancy.
GP In Conversation with Dr. Dennis Gross
Any self-respecting skincare junkie should be familiar with Dr. Dennis Gross. A New York-based dermatologist and veteran skincare researcher, Dr. Gross is well-known for his elegant formulas that respect the skin but also get results. Here, Dr. Gross chats to Eleanor Pendleton (editor-in-chief) and Erin Cook (beauty director) about those iconic peel pads, learning to trust his instincts and building a brand.
GP In Conversation with Jasmine Tookes
Victoria's Secret supermodel and Gritty Pretty Magazine's newest cover girl speaks to Eleanor Pendleton (editor-in-chief) and Erin Cook (beauty director) about being a Black model in the fashion industry and reveals her future aspirations to create her own beauty brand.
GP In Conversation with Kristen Noel Crawley
Creating a brand that is Instagram worthy is no easy feat. But Kristen Noel Crawley, whose lip masks and star shaped eye masks you may recognise from, well, everywhere, has managed to do it with ease. From starting out as a beauty writer and jewellery designer to now being the founder and CEO of KNC Beauty, Crawley is a master of creating products you didn’t know you needed until you had them. On top of running a business she has also recently launched the KNC School of Beauty for Black Female Entrepreneurs to help boost the opportunities and education for young black women within the beauty industry. Crawley talks to Eleanor Pendleton (Editor-In-Chief) and Rose Garnett (Beauty Assistant) about everything from the nitty gritty of building a business to multi-masking and trying to homeschool a four-year-old.