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Best Cosmetics & Personal Beauty Podcasts

Best Cosmetics & Personal Beauty Podcasts

At Umbrex, our independent management consultants help our beauty clients be at the forefront of innovation in a dynamic industry. Whether working with established cosmetic lines or up-and-coming campaigns, we ensure that organizations are able to market effectively to shifting consumer trends with striking branding and favored products.

Examples of recent projects include:

  • Overseeing digital strategy for a global cosmetics company, increasing the digital footprint to 400+ websites across 50 countries in 5 years
  • Increasing global footprint for Korean skincare company by adding 1,000 stores in Korea, 9,000 store counters in the USA and Taiwan, and 700 shops in the markets for China and the Caribbean
  • Leading the organization design for a new shared services center in Panama for a Fortune 100 cosmetics company
  • Reorganizing product portfolio of over 350 SKUs based on new customer segmentation for a $4B beauty and wellness company, creating a 3-year launch plan and 5-year innovation pipeline across skincare, nutrition, and cosmeticss

To learn more about our work or find a cosmetics and personal beauty consultant, visit our Cosmetics & Personal Beauty Practice.

Our consultants find that podcasts are an excellent way to remain up to date.
Here are the top podcasts on cosmetics and personal beauty recommended by our members.



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Breaking Beauty Podcast by Jill and Carlene

Get ready with us! We’re Jill and Carlene, two longtime beauty editors who have seen it all and swatched it all, and now we’re here to tell you what’s good. Whether you’re searching for the latest insider-fave foundation, building a gimmick-free skincare routine, or interested in exploring culture through a beauty lens, tune in every Wednesday for epic guests like Makeup By Mario, Dr. Pimple Popper and Jonathan Van Ness (say what?!) Plus, don’t miss our monthly #DamnGood reviews of trending drugstore and spendy finds that are worth the $$$ – you’re glowing already!

Gloss Angeles by Kirbie Johnson and Sara Tan

Co-hosts and longtime beauty journalists Kirbie Johnson and Sara Tan give their perspective on all things makeup, skincare, and wellness at the intersection of pop culture and entertainment. Experts in the field and friends IRL, they pull back the curtain on trends, treatments and popular products. Tuesday episodes reveal their favorite products of the moment and the most notable beauty headlines and Friday episodes feature guests from experts in the industry to celebrity spokespeople.

The Glossy Beauty Podcast by Glossy

The Glossy Beauty Podcast is the newest podcast from Glossy. Each 30-minute episode features candid conversations about how today’s trends, such as CBD and self-care, are shaping the future of the beauty and wellness industries. With a unique assortment of guests, The Glossy Beauty Podcast provides its listeners with a variety of insights and approaches to these categories, which are experiencing explosive growth. From new retail strategies on beauty floors to the importance of filtering skincare products through crystals, this show sets out to help listeners understand everything that is going on today, and prepare for what will show up in their feeds tomorrow.

Fat Mascara by Jessica Matlin and Jennifer Sullivan

Beauty journalists (and friends!) Jessica Matlin and Jennifer Sullivan turn up the volume and bring you the big, juicy, world of beauty twice a week. On Tuesday episodes, they share their insider access to the beauty industry, candid stories of their beauty adventures, and the best perfumes, skincare, makeup, and hair products. On Friday episodes, they interview their favorite people in the business, including celebrities, makeup artists, perfumers, dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and more. Delivered with a heavy dose of fun, Fat Mascara is where beauty obsessives can get their fix!

The Beauty Brains by Valerie and Perry

Real scientists answer your beauty questions

Friends in Beauty by Akua Robinson

Welcome to the Friends in Beauty Podcast, hosted by Akua Robinson, Makeup Artist, Beauty Educator, and the creator of Friends in Beauty. This podcast is a safe space for ambitious beauty industry creatives to have real talk, get real answers and practical tools to grow their businesses, learn the keys to success & longevity in the beauty industry, and most importantly have fun! The Friends in Beauty Podcast is an extension of Akua Robinson’s Friends in Beauty networking events and is an opportunity to candidly connect with her and her amazing guests each week as they chat and kick it like real #FriendsinBeauty do. Guests share personal insight on their journeys and their pillars to success that have allowed them to create a business of their dreams and live life on their own terms. You ready?