Beauty may seem like a very visual topic to cover, but that doesn't mean enthusiasts and journalists are going to be left behind while everyone jumps on the podcast bandwagon. If you haven’t ventured into that space yet, you’re in for a treat. While we social distance, having a podcast running in the background while we work (and do our chores) can be incredibly soothing. Like a very intriguing conversation that you don’t have to be a part of but can comfortably eavesdrop on.
From skin, make-up and haircare tips to what it takes to kick-start a beauty brand and sustain it, our roundup of podcasts covers all bases. From beauty editors around the world to make-up and hair artists, everyone’s sharing their best-kept secrets. So, get your speaker ready, your podcast streaming service on your phone, and get ready to deep dive into all things beauty…
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This podcast by journalist Kirbie Johnson and Sara Tan, beauty director at Refinery29, deep dives into everything beauty-related. From which active acid you need to try to why you hate your fragrance after wearing it all day, you’ll find all the answers to your burning skin, make-up, haircare and perfume questions here. Bonus: They’ve interviewed everyone, from skincare guru Hyram to celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin.
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This bi-weekly podcast is hosted by Jessica Matlin and Jenifer Goldstein, both beauty journalists by day. On Tuesdays, you’ll get the latest news on the hottest beauty launches and in-depth reviews, and on Thursdays, the duo interview experts. From celebrities like Victoria Beckham and Cindy Crawford to hairstylist to the stars David Lopez, you’ll find everyone spilling their best-kept beauty secrets.
Hosted by two comedians and beauty obsessives–Esther Povitsky and Caroline Goldfarb–this podcast is extremely fast-paced and witty. The whole point of it? They discuss discovering their personal beauty style and finding their inner ‘glowy goddess’. Expect hilarious guests like the highlighting queen NamVo and actor Shay Mitchell.
The Beauty Brains
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If you’re looking to dabble in skincare but feel overwhelmed by all the ingredient names thrown at you, you need to hear this podcast. Cosmetic chemists and formulators, Perry Romanowski and Valerie George, break down the latest innovations in skincare into bite-sized information that is so easy to understand, all the while keeping things fun and witty. Their main aim is to educate you and tell you what works and what is fluff, in an unbiased way.