Podcasting has been around since 2004, and today, there’s a podcast about literally everything. Together with The Right Hairstyles Magazine, we’ve rounded up 20 hair podcasts that will keep you occupied while you’re doing other things. This list could be useful for hairstylists and industry insiders, as well as enthusiasts and people with specific hair issues, such as alopecia areata or unmanageable curls. Keep reading to find the best shows to binge-listen, episode by episode.
20 Best Podcasts About Hair
What’s the recipe behind successful audio shows? How do they keep their listeners engaged and excited about each episode? Let’s check the best podcasts about hair and see how many shows we want to follow.
1. Limitless Hairdresser with Kelli Mason
This podcast is for hairstylists and other creatives who want to grow their businesses without going crazy. Kelli has enlisted the most talented hairdressers and leaders in the industry to lend their guidance to her listeners on topics that are sure to create a positive movement. She’s also interested in meditation and psychology.
2. Hair-Brained Conversations
This weekly hair podcast takes a deep dive into the minds of some of the most talented artists, educators, influencers, and leaders in the professional salon industry. This show is hosted by Gordon Miller, CEO of Hairbrained.me and self-proclaimed social media evangelist. His guests generously share their insights and success stories.
3. Going Gray in Tinseltown
Hosted by Actress/Writer Mandy May Cheetham and inspired by her decision to live with gray hair, this audio show features honest stories and open interviews with different women. As Mandy is interested in embracing gray hair, she mostly interviews women who’ve done it, who plan to do it, and who intend to dye till they die.
4. OMG Artistry Podcast: Social Savvy Stylist Olivia Smalley
Olivia discusses social-media tips, work and life balance. She also hangs out with some of her favorite friends and influencers from the industry. All the episodes are inspiring, genuine and refreshing. This is a very interesting perspective from a successful hair blogger, content queen and hairstylist.
5. Hair Love Radio
Hosted by Elizabeth Faye, this podcast was created to bring some zen to your morning drive to work. This show is great for virtual networking because Elizabeth invites the most inspiring hairdressers, coaches and creatives to discuss deep topics such as self-worth, lack of confidence, growing a salon business and living the life of your dreams.
6. “Curl Talk It Out” — The Hair Politics
These series feature women with natural, curly hair. Sheridan Watkins dives into their lives and asks how they handle natural hair struggles and breakthroughs. It is so powerful to hear from different women on how they cope with hair issues so we can merge all those tips into a regimen that works for each one of us.
7. How to Cut It in the Hairdressing Industry
If you need the ultimate resource for all things related to a successful career behind the chair, this is it. Dom Lehane is the host of “How to Cut it”, as well as the creator of HairClubLive. He interviews guests from across the hair, fashion, beauty, and creative industries, and educates listeners with their precious insights.
8. Nyasha.Musa.Grace: Afro with a Dose of Grace
The goal of this podcast is to bare confusion and misconceptions that surround curly and natural hair. This is a space to celebrate the diversity of our hair, seek to change attitudes and the understanding of all things afro hair, even if that afro is relaxed. Also, some episodes are perfectly educational and discuss how to take proper care of natural hair.
9. Nice Hair Podcast
This podcast is for beauty enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, small business owners, clients and hairstylists. Its hosts Haley Evans and Hannah Davis specialize in hair extensions, so this topic is one of the main ones, too. One of the latest episodes is called, “Who wears hair extensions?”, and ladies discuss if their clients have certain things in common.
10. The Hair Game
This series is provided by Salon Republic and hosted by founder Eric Taylor, a hairstylist with more than 18 years behind the chair. Each episode goes deep with the beauty industry’s most interesting players. This podcast is both educational and entertaining. Also, it’s a must-hear for all types of hairstylists who want to earn more money and take their services to the next level.
11. The Independent Stylist Podcast
Hosted by Jennifer Kenny, a salon suite expert and consultant, this podcast is a great source for inspiration and actionable tips for hairdressers and cosmetology students. All episodes are around 20 minutes and are aimed at teaching listeners to work smarter to build a profitable business, unlock their true potential and be authentic on their journey.
12. Transform: A Hairstylist’s Journey from Toxic to Healthy
Laura West is a holistic hairstylist and beauty entrepreneur with nearly 40 years of experience. On this inspiring show, she wants to empower others to replace old-school toxic methods of coloring and styling hair with healthier alternatives. The benefits of a healthier professional and personal lifestyle are innumerable.
13. The In-Demand Hairstylist Podcast
Kristen Varoli shares life’s most valuable lessons learned from working behind the chair as a hairstylist for 16 years. She discusses everything that has to do with life, business, growth, success and anything else that happens to come up. Kristen understands the importance of invisible things like motivation, dreaming big and understanding your worth as a professional.
14. Alopecia Life
This podcast provides people with alopecia with support, accurate information, personal stories and life hacks to help them navigate the world of hair loss. You’ll hear interviews with specialists in their field, as well as regular people struggling with alopecia areata. Whether you’ve just been diagnosed or have had it for ages, Alopecia Life is here to help.
15. The Curly Hair Q&A Show
Melanie Nickels is the founder of the Raw Hair Organic Salon in Naples, Florida, one of the top Curly and Natural hair salons in the country. Her hair podcast is your chance to ask curl-specific questions and learn new exciting tips and tricks from Melanie’s answers. To submit your questions, simply comment on them, and they will go in the queue!
16. She Makes Waves
Designed for hairstylists and creative women, this podcast is a great source of motivational business information for professionals behind the chair. As a small business owner herself, host Lindsay Mayuga talks to other passionate creatives. These conversations result in meaningful interviews on relevant and highly engaging topics, one of them being hair.
17. Thriving Stylist Podcast
Hosted by Britt Seva, social media and marketing guru for hairstylists, this podcast is a collection of conversations with successful or undiscovered stylists, one-on-one coaching opportunities, and actionable, strategic marketing techniques that you can use in your business today to see real results.
18. Snatched Edges
This podcast is all about hair health. Follow it to hear tips on how to solve common hair and scalp issues, how to tackle hair loss and the best ways to style your locks. Whether you are locked or loose, natural or relaxed, you are sure to hear some tips on how to keep your hair healthy, vibrant and elegant.
19. Beyond the Technique
Kati Whitledge loves providing salon owners and their teams with the most innovative business and marketing strategies. Her mission is to bring the most forward-thinking industry professionals to the microphone so they can share their tips and insights to help each other consistently grow and develop.
20. Comedy’s Curls
This podcast is exceptional because it features curly hair problems in a straight-hair world, with all the bad hair days and advice that never quite work. It’s full of irony and thorny jokes. Teona Sasha invites some of comedy’s most hilarious, curly-haired comedians to talk about everything to do with hair: stories, practices and self-love!
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