If you're looking for a way to squeeze an hour for a little escape into your day, or if you're trying to up your beauty game, then your go-to solution is beauty podcasts.
There are beauty podcasts that are well worth your time, that will captivate you and hold your attention for their entire duration…for that, we have you covered with the 10 best of them!
1. The Beauty Brains
This podcast is first on the list because it may be unique to them all! The podcast is hosted by aesthetic chemistry experts Valerie George and Randy Schuelle, and has been running for a while…
It has received great feedback since its launch and has given people the best advice on what beauty products to avoid in terms of chemicals and ingredients, as well as discussing questions that may surprise you!
2. Beauty Closet
By none other than Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow's famed beauty company. Dermatologists and clean beauty founders are among the podcast guests who voice their opinions and vision for the benefit of the listener.
The boss herself, Gwyneth Paltrow, is the regular guest on the podcast, and listeners get a better idea of her opinions and what she thinks about the episode's topic!
This podcast is made by beauty industry professionals and founders of Breaking Beauty Jill Dunn and Carlene Higgins, they host the show each time and invite other professionals to the podcast for their perspective and to discuss various topics.
What topics? They go through everything! From trends to brands to make-up. You should surely listen to it one day.
The name says it all, the name of the podcast is Full Coverage and they really cover it all.
One episode could be about beauty diversity, another about beauty operations, and another about age discrimination in the beauty industry. It covers everything.
5. Beauty from the Heart
A podcast hosted by Rose Gallagher, which differs from all of the above due to its direction.
When Rose started the podcast, she intended to create a space for people to have loving, meaningful discussions about the beauty industry, not just skincare products and the politics of it all. She succeeded in doing so and continues to do so until today.
6. Fat Mascara
This one is an award-winning beauty podcast! Jessica Matlin and Jennifer Sullivan take you behind the curtains in their podcast to share their insights into the beauty industry.
They don't just give their own insights, but they bring advice from top beauty gurus straight to your ears, all you have to do is just listen to their podcast.
7. Make Me Over
The beauty industry has long had a monopoly on beauty standards and what it means to be beautiful, and to this day there are some pretty serious discussions about how Hollywood can transform the misconception that beauty is white.
Author Karina Longworth takes the driving wheel in this podcast to have those serious conversations, from black beauty to women of color who are in charge of changing the narrative!
10. Glowing Up with Esther and Caroline
Feminine and glowy? Esther and Caroline take it to the next level, they talk makeup, health and related trends.
Just like the name of the podcast suggests, they plan to take you from where you are and level you up to the glow phase! You'll be told what you should ditch, what trends you should embrace in your makeup, and what you can do to be fully healthy by the time they're done preaching their ideas...
11. Beauty is Your Business
Beauty is Your Business or rather BIYB is not only a beauty podcast but also a technology podcast, however, the focus is on the lifestyle industry, beauty and cosmetics. With weekly episodes, the podcast discusses recent trends and news.
The BIYB Podcast is hosted by Karen Moon, April Franzino, Abby Wallach and other industry leaders, to combine all of their expertise so you can get the most out of this week's episode.
This one is unique, from the name you can guess it is hosted by 35 year olds, right? Well, that's it. Two friends from Los Angeles (writers Doree Shafrir and Kate Spencer) started the podcast a year ago in 2019 to talk about "what they do for self-care and serums."
Watch Doree and Kate's bi-weekly episodes on Mondays and Thursdays for all kinds of entertainment and benefits: fun conversation, product reviews, comparisons, and even promo codes! They talk about anything and everything.
Their friendship really shines through in every conversation they dive into, and you'll feel included as if you were part of their clique.
Now do you have the list? You should start picking which one to listen to this weekend! Is it the one talking about skin care products, makeup or aesthetic products?
Think about it, but at the end of the day, be sure to take advantage of these beauty industry experts with all you can!