If there’s one trend that never seems to go out of style, it’s podcasts. These days there seems to be a podcast about every subject you could possibly imagine. Whether you’re looking for relaxation, a way to pass time on a long commute, or something to listen to when you’re sick of hitting the skip button on your playlist, there’s a podcast for you. The best part? Podcasts are always there right when you need them, ready to fill up the silent moments of your day with inspiring conversations, insightful tips, and just plain entertainment from the moment you press play. With so many options out there, it can be hard to decide where to begin. Lucky for you, we have rounded up five of the best beauty, wellness, and lifestyle podcasts for you to add to your playlist right now.
So plug in your headphones and get ready to discover what the world of podcasts has to offer you.
The goop Podcast
Think of this podcast as the reset button on your mental health and wellbeing.
Each week, goop’s Founder Gwyneth Paltrow and Chief Content Officer Elise Loehnen lead insightful discussions with world visionaries, boundary pushers, and health and wellness experts. Topics include spirituality, health, relationships and self-love. The thought provoking conversation in each episode challenges you to question what you thought you knew and make healthier choices in an effort to be the best version of yourself. If you’re looking for a way to start your week off well, this is it.
Oprah Super Soul Conversations
We all know and love Oprah. And to be honest, we could all benefit from sprinkling some of her wisdom into our daily lives. Each week on Super Soul Conversations, Oprah shares her favourite interviews with best-selling authors, spiritual leaders and wellness experts. The goal of each discussion is to answer life’s biggest questions and to guide listeners through doing the same. Every episode is jam packed with valuable insight, thought provoking conversation and what Oprah calls “aha moments”. Listening to this podcast will not only inspire you, but it’s also the perfect way to get your mind working before work.
Lauren Conrad “Asking For A Friend:
In this podcast, TV personality, best selling author and fashion designer Lauren Conrad asks questions you wish you had the answers to. Each week, she has candid conversations with a variety of experts, who share their best advice on everything from fashion and beauty to love and wellness. Every episode is upbeat, relatable, and packed with inspiring content. Lauren’s way of talking about her personal experiences brings us back to reality in a world where it’s easy to believe that everyone has life figured out. She reminds us to trust the experts that can guide us in answering life’s perplexing questions.
With over 150 episodes, you can learn everything you need to know about the beauty industry just by listening to this podcast. Hosted by beauty editors Jessica Matlin and Jennifer Goldstein, Fat Mascara covers the latest happenings in the world of beauty, all from an insider’s point of view. Each week, they share stories about their successful (and failed) experiences in trying the newest and most talked about products on the shelves. They also get advice from influencers, makeup artists, hair stylists and more. Previous guests include Christian Louboutin, Jaclyn Hill, Kat Von D, Charlotte Tilbury and Bobbi Brown, just to name a few. Jessica and Jennifer are knowledgeable, hilarious and so engaging. You can count on them to keep you up-to-date with everything that’s worth talking about in the beauty industry, while also having fun and laughing along the way.
Sweatshirt: Soul Cycle
On each episode of Breaking Beauty, co-creators and magazine editors Carlene Higgins and Jill Dunn chat about the bestselling beauty products and the stories of how they came to exist. If you’re as obsessed with beauty as we are, you’ll absolutely love hearing about the trials and tribulations some of our favourite products went through before arriving in our makeup bags, as told by the brilliant minds that created them. Past guests include top founders like Glossier’s Emily Wise and Anastasia Soare of Anastasia Beverly Hills.
Pretty Basic is like having one of those late night chats with your best friend at a sleepover. Each week, Youtubers (and best friends) Alisha Marie and Remi Cruz chat about everything from boy drama and dating to being your best self and following your dreams. Their conversations are honest, relatable, and ridiculously funny. These two are our perfect mid-day pick-me-up and the perfect way to fill your free time.
This podcast is for all of you Boss Babes out there. Hosted by Sophia Amoruso, CEO and founder of NastyGal, GirlBoss Radio is your weekly plug for advice on how to build a successful career as a woman. With topics ranging from how to maintain a healthy work life balance to how to turn your passions into profits, this is all the motivation (and knowledge) you’ll need to chase your dream career… and make it through a long day at work. Her guests, while all from different industries, have one thing in common: they are fearless females who will empower you to be your best self.
What are some of your favourite podcasts?
Xo, The Pretty Little Hangers Team