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7 of the best beauty podcasts to listen to in 2020


by Edaein OConnell
24th Feb 2020
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Looking for some podcasts of the beauty variety? Here are seven of the best beauty podcasts to listen to in 2020


Podcasts are such a magical invention.

They have made a space for myriad topics to be discussed, many of which would not have got the chance to be otherwise. Beauty is one such subject. Though written about in magazines, online and often talked about on TV, none of this examined below the surface.

However, now beauty podcasts are doing just that. From looking at the emotional currency beauty holds to debating diversity, the best beauty podcasts are opening eyes up to another side of the beauty industry.

This is why we decided to look at seven of the best beauty podcasts to listen to right now, whether you are on your commute or are partaking in a pamper night at home.

Fat Mascara

This award-winning podcast hosted by beauty editors Jessica Matline of Teen Vogue and Jennifer Goldstein of Marie Claire is a go-to for many when it comes to beauty trends, products and debunking skin care myths. A must for any beauty obsessive.

Breaking Beauty

Jill Dunn and Carlene Higgins undertake in-depth discussions about beauty products and trends on this very popular podcast. One of the reasons for its success is the stellar line-up of interviewees – a list which includes Glossier founder Emily Weiss and celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin.

Full Coverage

Presented by professional make-up artist, Harriet Hadfield and beauty lover Lindsey Kelk, Full Coverage delves a little deeper into beauty and looks at both its good and bad points such as plastic surgery and diversity.

Beauty Full Lives

Madeleine Spencer is a former beauty journalist who has worked at prestigious titles such as Marie Claire and Instyle UK. Her podcast looks at the emotional side of beauty and how important our weekly and monthly beauty rituals are to our general health and wellbeing. Interviewees include Kylie Minogue and Katie Jane Hughes.

Glowing Up

Looking for a beauty podcast with a touch of humour? Then this podcast with actress Esther Povitsky and comedy writer Caroline Goldfarb is the one for you. This witty podcast loves beauty but knows when not to take it seriously. Guaranteed to make you smile.

Outspoken Beauty

Beauty journalist and broadcaster Nicola Bonn and beauty novice Rachel Jones present this straight-talking podcast on all things beauty. Expect candid reviews and debates on beauty products along with excellent interviews with beauty editors and influencers such as Trinny Woodall.

Where Brains Meet Beauty

Ever wanted to work in the beauty industry? This podcast will tell you everything you need to know. Host Jodi Katz invites top industry experts and leaders to talk about their career highs and lows in an honest and raw way.


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