8 Beauty and Wellness Podcasts to Make Your Commute Less Painful

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Now that the world is slowly returning to normal, many of us have to commute to the office again. While making the daily trek to work can be a bummer, we can always count on one thing to lift our spirits—podcasts. Whether you're driving in or taking the train, tuning in to a good podcast can make commuting feel less stressful.

During the pandemic, podcasting thrived, and it felt like new shows were popping up every day. As of April, there were currently over 2 million podcasts out there (yes, you read that right). With this in mind, it might feel overwhelming to find your new favorite show. But, we've got you covered. Our queue is currently full of some great beauty and wellness podcasts that offer hints, tips, and everyday wisdom that we can't live without. Ahead, check out some of the health and beauty podcasts we recommend.

Go(o)d Mornings with CurlyNikki

New episodes each weekday at 7 AM EST.

Nicki Walton is a woman who wears many hats. She is a best-selling and NAACP Image Award-nominated author, TV personality, and licensed psychotherapist (UNC Chapel Hill). And now, she's adding podcast host to her resume. Her show, Go(o)d Mornings with CurlyNikki offers short messages intended to help you start your mornings off right, get more done, and live life confidently, energetically, and abundantly.

The Hue Report

New episodes every other Tuesday.

The Hue Report Podcast celebrates Black beauty 24/7, 365. Hosted by beauty editor Olivia Hancock, the show delivers an unfiltered chat with the coolest Black beauty entrepreneurs, editors, and executives. In each episode, Olivia chats with guests about their career journeys, unique experiences with beauty, and the products that work for them. 

The YouTube Power Hour Podcast

New episodes on a frequent but irregular basis.

Curious about what really happens behind the scenes of YouTube beauty vlogging? Erika Vieira gives a peek, asking successful users how they made it big for themselves by connecting with viewers across the globe.

Let It Out

New episodes every Tuesday.

Looking to inspire her listeners to be the healthiest and happiest possible versions of themselves, life coach and author Katie Dalebout leads a relatable but thought-provoking discussion with a different expert every week, covering everything from yoga to body positivity to natural skincare. Past guests include Gabby Bernstein and Tata Harper.

The Beauty Brains

New episodes every Monday.

Dynamic duo Randy and Perry don’t exactly sound like your typical beauty experts, but as professional scientists, they’ve made it their mission to address all your burning questions with cold, hard facts. Topics range from “Should you buy organic botox from Kim Kardashian?” to “How do you moisturize curly hair?” These dudes tell it straight—and they’re funny, too.

The Nutrition Diva's Quick and Dirty Tips for Eating Well and Feeling Fabulous

New episodes every Tuesday.

In this wildly popular podcast, dietitian Monica Reinegal offers brilliant hacks for eating better, addressing questions like “Does eating meat make PMS worse?” and “How do you find coffee that won’t bother your stomach?” The capper: Each answer is 10 minutes or less.

The One You Feed

New episodes every Tuesday.

Don't forget that mental balance is a vital part of beauty and wellness! Queue up this series when you’re en route to a big presentation or meeting—with insight from successful entrepreneurs, neurologists, mindfulness experts, and more on how they stay motivated and positive, it’s basically the ultimate pep talk.

TEDTalks Health

New episodes monthly.

To those who’ve found themselves binge-watching TED Talks by the dozen, note that it's just as addictive—and inspiring—to listen to them. Learn about everything from de-stressing techniques to the toxic effect body negativity has on your mind and body. 

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