For those who don’t know their contour from their concealer right through to those with fledging ambitions for their own beauty business, here are five of our favourite podcasts to help mix up your make-up routine
The Beauty Brains
One for all the closet chemists out there, The Beauty Brains looks into the sciences of beauty to dispel some classic old wives tales.
Does Bio Oil really work? What’s the deal with Bee Venom? And is Micellar Water really any different to regular water? Find out exactly what is in your favourite products, and look behind the glossy advertising to help inform your beauty purchases.
At Home With…
While strictly a lifestyle podcast, At Home With…has featured some of the biggest beauty names in the business.
Hosted by dream duo Lily Pebbles and Anna Newton, their in-depth interviews with the likes of Liz Earle, Lancome’s creative director Lisa Eldridge and Cult beauty founder Alexia Inge provide a wonderful insight into the everyday routines of beauty giants, showing just how much work goes into the cosmetics industry and laying some inspiration to help you tackle your goals in 2018.
Every month sees another beauty range hit the shelves, and it can be difficult to work out which is worth parting with your hard-earned cash for.
Enter beauty editors Jill Dunn and Carlene Higgins, who delve week-by-week into products via interviews with their creators, discussing the benefits and developments within each brand.
A fascinating listen for those who pride themselves on their beauty knowledge, it’s a great way to pick up new recommendations and discover the latest releases.
Sick of being a slave to the straighteners? Change things up this year with tips from Curly Conversations, a leading natural-hair podcast.
Full of Victoria T. Davies tips on maintaining length and strength in afro and textured hair types, she shares product and styling advice as well as more general tips on confidence and health living, offering something for everyone.
As the name suggests, no beauty stone is left unturned in Lindsey Kelk and Harriet Hadfield’s podcast.
Approximately 40-80 minutes in length, each episode is packed with serious information, ranging from bridal beauty to debates about feminism’s relationship with make-up.
Delivered with good humour and insight, it’s the perfect accompaniment to a lengthy commute.