Writers Priyanka Mattoo and Camilla Blackett navigate the world of beauty and wellness from their perspectives as women of color. Whether it’s ranking eye creams, buying high end beauty products (at a serious markdown), or DIY hacks to find “your glow,” the duo deconstructs Western beauty standards while sharing valuable tips to becoming your most beautiful self, inside and out.
In Episode 9, Doree and Kate sit down with producer, writer, and director Priyanka Mattoo (The Homestay), who discusses how her experiences with post-partum depression after the birth of her son helped her get serious about her self-care. Plus, Priyanka walks us through her simple but effective skincare routine, and tips us off to the Maybelline lip stain she's been wearing for over ten years.
“Where Do You Exist?” is a 6-part miniseries recorded in front of live audiences in Portland, Los Angeles and New York City, where a diverse collection of thought leaders from different walks of life shared their most intimate stories and experiences of belonging, family, and identity. In episode 4, Priyanka tells the story of how she arranged her own marriage.
Priyanka joins Andrew Ti to discuss Black Panther breaking expectation, JJ Reddick sparking outrage after using a racial slur in an NBA Chinese New Year video, a caller asking advice on how to tell people they are not Asian after they hear their last name, and much more.
Elizabeth's cohost this week is the multitalented writer, mother and friend, Priyanka Mattoo! We discuss "traveling" with toddler (goodbye vacations!) why the Swedish playground system is heaven and of course our good/bad/funnies! Then we give our unqualified advice to listener questions about how to come around to an unplanned pregnancy, what to do in parenting classes when one parent hods the attention and time and how to navigate the question of "do we want another?"