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EPISODE 11
How Dr. Ghadir helps people accomplish their dream of being parents by listening first

Air date: December 13, 2018

SUMMARY
Damone Roberts kicks of the 11th episode answering his Dear Damones (2:00) about the simple beautification steps that have you looking holiday party ready, the type of sunscreen to wear year round even during the winter, and the quick makeup tricks that you can utilize to go from a day look to an evening look without a full scale makeover. For the Dope AF (7:45), Damone and Mohi discuss Tyler Perry and Kid Rock paying off the layover items at Walmart stores in Atlanta and Nashville respectively for over $510,000, and his other Philanthropic actions. He is then joined by his guest Dr. Shahin Ghadir of Southern California Reproductive Center (12:30) where they discuss his path to becoming a fertility specialist, the challenges of fertility in the LGBTQ community (17:30), the patient process at SCRC (19:45), how men can have the healthiest sperm (22:30), the best sources for sperm and egg donors (27:00), why women should consider freezing their eggs (29:00), why minimizing stress is important (33:00), cost of various fertility processes (35:00), the age limit of surrogates and other myths of fertility (37:30), and then Dr. Ghadir faces the lightning round (40:30).

More from Dr. Shahin: Southern California Reproductive Center
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EPISODE 10
How Lauren Gallo turned a Craigslist ad into a career working for Nike, Apple, and Snapchat

Air date: December 6, 2018

SUMMARY
Damone Roberts starts the 10th episode reminiscing about 2018 and answers his Dear Damones (3:45) about how to reduce puffiness around the eyes to look fabulous year round, how to properly care for your makeup brushes so they will last for a long time, and how to locate and obtain discontinued makeup products with Three Custom Color and Estee Lauder. For the Dope AF (9:45), Damone and Mohirah then discuss the Paradise fires and how Bob Wilson, a philanthropist & real estate agent from San Diego, generously donates $1,000 to 1,085 students and staff affected by the fire! He is then joined by guest Lauren Gallo of Snapchat (14:00) where they discuss Lauren’s upbringing and her first job at Banana Republic (18:00) and Coca Cabana in Long Island/New York, how she got involved working for Soho House via Craigslist add (22:30), moving to Berlin to open Soho House (25:30), the culture of Soho House (25:30), the interview process of being recruited to Nike Woman (32:00), The Nike marketing MBA and experience working there (34:30) being recruited to apple (39:30), being nominated for Forbes 30 under 30 (43:00), the marketing landscape in 2018 (45:30), her peer group with other marketing experts (49:30), being successful as a woman in Corporate America (52:00), and then Lauren answers the Lightning Round (54:30).

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EPISODE 09
How Janet Zeitoun created iconic hairstyles for music royalty!

Air date: October 11, 2018

SUMMARY
In our 9th episode, Damone Roberts gets right into answering his Dear Damones (2:30) about achieving matte skin without appearing powdery, bringing out the silvery tones in grey hair by controlling the elements, and how to match your perfume with the season. Damone then discusses the 2018 Breaking the Silence Awards and his amazing opportunity to host at the last minute (8:00)! He is then joined by his guest Janet Zeitoun where they discuss how Janet starting cutting her mom’s hair at 12 (19:30), cutting Earth, Wind, and Fire in hair school (23:30), working with Janet Jackson for the first time (29:00), developing the looks for Janet’s music videos (31:00), working with Kevyn Aucoin on the music video Scream with Michael and Janet (35:00), what Michael Jackson would do at Janet’s house (37:00), developing the look for Michael Jackson music videos (38:30), Janet’s inspiration (41:30), her brand new amazing hair product line State of the Art Hair or SOTAH (44:00), the effect of Sotah product use on your hair health and manageability (47:00), and Janet faces the lightning round (51:00)!.

More from Janet: Sotah Hair Products
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EPISODE 08
Mindy Weiss: The Down to Earth Event Planner to the Stars

Air date: October 4, 2018

SUMMARY
Damone Roberts gets right into the 8th episode of the Star Plucker Podcast by answering his Dear Damones (2:20) about naturally preventing chlorine damage, the eyeshadow that enhances natural green eyes, and how to wear red lipstick w/o leaving residue on a straw/glass rim. Damone then discusses the 2018 Emmy Awards and his work with Taraji P. Henson and Tracee Ellis Ross to get them ready for the big show! He is then joined by his guest Mindy Weiss where they discuss Mindy’s start to party planning (11:30), learning how to battle celebrity paparazzi (13:45), building the best team in the event planning business (18:00), practical advice planning your wedding (22:00), how she helps her clients plan personal events (25:30), what she learned from Oprah that helped her start her business (26:00), her unique relationship with Nina and Russell Westbrook (30:00), coming to grips with being a role model, (33:00), her philosophy on the party starting song (36:00) and Mindy’s bravely faces the lightning round (38:00)!

More from Mindy: The Wedding Planner Book | The Ultimate Wedding Organizer | The Be My Bridesmaid Kit | Instagram | Blog

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EPISODE 07
How Gloria Williams aka "The Foot Nanny" created a pedicure revolution

Air date: September 26, 2018

SUMMARY
Damone Roberts gets right into season 2 of the Star Plucker Podcast by answering his Dear Damones (2:00) about organic vs non organic methods of plumping fine lines, the secrets the pros use to curl lashes in any situation, and making your lips appear full w/o breaking the bank. Damone then discusses his relationship with Tony Robbins (6:00) and his experience at Tony Robbins business mastery conference in Las Vegas regarding his entrepreneurship, self development, and leadership growth. He also relays his conversation with Cicely Tyson (11:15) from that morning regarding Cicely’s hat at Aretha Franklin’s service. He is later joined by his guest Gloria Williams aka The Foot Nanny (15:20) where they discuss Gloria’s young adulthood (16:30), her last experience with her mother (18:00), the story of how Oprah’s partner Stedman Graham eventually helped Gloria come up with “The Foot Nanny” business name (20:30), how she came to be Oprah’s personal pedicurist (23:30), what she learned from Oprah that helped her start her business (26:00), her tweet from Oprah that went viral, (29:00), her amazing new scents inspired by her mom and of course Oprah! (31:30), her recent retail success with her products now being available at Macy’s and Costco (33:30), her episode on the OWN show #MindYourBusiness (34:30), the do’s and don'ts of pedicures (36:30), and Gloria faces the lightning round (41:00). They end the podcast discussing following your passion and what that truly feels like! (43:00)

More on the Foot Nanny: Website | YouTube | Instagram | Twitter

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EPISODE 06
What Anthony Williams Learned from Winning Beauty Pageants to Win Project Runway

Air date: May 21, 2018

SUMMARY
Damone Roberts gets right into season 2 of the Star Plucker Podcast by answering his Dear Damones (2:00) about organic vs non organic methods of plumping fine lines, the secrets the pros use to curl lashes in any situation, and making your lips appear full w/o breaking the bank. Damone then discusses his relationship with Tony Robbins (6:00) and his experience at Tony Robbins business mastery conference in Las Vegas regarding his entrepreneurship, self development, and leadership growth. He also relays his conversation with Cicely Tyson (11:15) from that morning regarding Cicely’s hat at Aretha Franklin’s service. He is later joined by his guest Gloria Williams aka The Foot Nanny (15:20) where they discuss Gloria’s young adulthood (16:30), her last experience with her mother (18:00), the story of how Oprah’s partner Stedman Graham eventually helped Gloria come up with “The Foot Nanny” business name (20:30), how she came to be Oprah’s personal pedicurist (23:30), what she learned from Oprah that helped her start her business (26:00), her tweet from Oprah that went viral, (29:00), her amazing new scents inspired by her mom and of course Oprah! (31:30), her recent retail success with her products now being available at Macy’s and Costco (33:30), her episode on the OWN show #MindYourBusiness (34:30), the do’s and don'ts of pedicures (36:30), and Gloria faces the lightning round (41:00). They end the podcast discussing following your passion and what that truly feels like! (43:00)

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EPISODE 05
How Angela Davis Combined Spirituality and Exercise to Become a Celebrity SoulCycle Instructor and Motivational Speaker

Air date: May 7, 2018

SUMMARY
Damone Roberts answers his Dear Damone's about the best combo moisturizers for skin (2:45), how men can spruce up their face in a masculine way (4:00), and what elderly woman can do to spruce up their beauty routine (6:15), and why Nobu Malibu is #DopeAF (8:00). He is later joined by his guest Angela Davis where they discuss Angela’s spiritual upbringing an athletic family (11:30), what it’s like training for the olympics (16:00), the moment her track career ended (18:00), the importance of raising African American boys in 2018 (24:00), struggling through postpartum depression to find her purpose (30:00), the moment she rediscovered her gift (32:40), her approach to teaching her celebrity laden SoulCycle spin classes (37:00), whether she ever gets starstruck (39:00), how she came to be a character playing herself in Amy Schumer’s new movie “I Feel Pretty’ (42:00), and Angela faces the lightning round (43:00).

More Angela Davis: AMBIO Method |Urban Fitness 911 | SoulCycle Profile | Instagram | Fear of God Clothing Line

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EPISODE 04
How Keeping It Real With Tommy Hilfiger Launched Lloyd Boston's Career

Air date: April 23, 2018

SUMMARY
Damone Roberts gets right into the podcast with a question about defining success (2:00), and talks about Della Terra restaurant being his #DopeAF with their caesar salad (5:45) and answers his Dear Damone's (7:00) about women wearing expressive nail colors, applying makeup when you have varying facial skin tones, and going from relaxed to natural hair. He is later joined by his guest Lloyd Boston where they discuss Lloyd maintaining his natural personality on air (14:00), Lloyd’s fortuitous meeting with Tommy Hilfiger (16:00), the value of being authentic (20:00), when his mom realized he was a fashion icon (21:00), how the importance of “looking the part” as a young black male inspired his first book (24:00), how his book tour led to becoming a TV fashion editor (27:30), being obsessed with landing on Oprah’s couch (30:00), how his passion for art led to illustrating his second fashion book and meeting Wendy Williams (31:30), their shared love for CBS Sunday Morning (34:45), his love/hate relationship with social media (36:30), the 2 items every well dressed woman must own (38:00), the one person a man must have in his contacts (39:30), his favorite celebrity fashion at the 2018 Oscars (41:00), his favorite red carpet look of all time (43:30), and Lloyd faces the lightning round (45:30).

More Lloyd Boston: Instagram | Twitter | Website | Fan Page | The Style Checklist Book

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EPISODE 03
How Jess Weiner is Changing Societal Perceptions One Brand at a Time

Air date: April 17, 2018

SUMMARY
Damone Roberts answers his Dear Damone's about how to get the best eyebrows at home (3:46), how to get eyelash extensions without damaging natural lash (5:20), dealing with dry hair during winter months (5:55), and why Black Panther is #DopeAF (8:00). He is later joined by his guest Jess Weiner where they discuss Jess’s inspiration to start her career (16:00), how she manifested her life partner and got married in 6 months (20:00), working with the legacy brand Mattel on positively influence children(23:00), her experience working on Dove’s “Real Beauty” campaign (28:00), championing a gender summit with the Obama Administration (31:00), how life rewards purpose (33:10), why change starts with the less privileged (34:50), the real impact of #MeToo movement (38:50), a preview of her next book (40:00, ) and Jess faces the lightning round (42:00).

More Jess Weiner: Website | Podcast | Online Community of Changemakers | Instagram | Twitter

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EPISODE 02
Why You Should Never Heckle Cristela Alonzo

Air date: March 27, 2018

SUMMARY
Damone Roberts answers his Dear Damone's about sunscreen application, how to apply eyeshadow, and avoiding germs at cosmetic counters (1:45). He is later joined by his guest Cristela Alonzo where he discusses how they met at Damone’s salon (8:00), the Toto Story (11:00), growing up as the poorest of the poor (14:00), finding out that cereal boxes had cereal in them (16:00) why she has a different accent than her siblings (19:00), the effect of losing her mom (22:30), being a women of color in the entertainment industry (25:30), dealing with racist hecklers (27:00), why she had to write her way into Hollywood (30:00), fighting through the ignorance of the hollywood studio system as a Latina women (33:00), being unfiltered on twitter (36:45), how her life story earned her the lead role in Cars 3 (39:00), why Wanda Sykes is her favorite comedian (42:00), and Cristela faces the lightning round (42:00).

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EPISODE 01
How Sam Fine Pioneered The Cosmetics Industry

Air date: March 27, 2018

SUMMARY
Damone Roberts answers his Dear Damone's (3:00), and talks about being the recipient of the Better Brothers LA Business Leadership Award (7:00). He is later joined by his guest Sam Fine where he discusses shared commonalities with Sam (11:00), Sam's childhood in Chicago (14:00), paying his sisters to do their makeup (16:30), his first job in New York doing makeup for Naomi Sims cosmetics (19:45), how Naomi Campbell gave him a big break (24:00), working on white vs black models (26:30), how he found his purpose (29:00), the struggle to find makeup products for people of color (32:00), being a spokesperson for Covergirl and Revlon (35:00), reminiscing about partying during fashion week in NY with Damone (37:00), how social media has changed cosmetics industry (39:00), and Sam faces the lightning round.

More Sam Fine: Instagram | Fine Beauty: Beauty Basics and Beyond for African American Women | Sam Fine Masterclass

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