Kate and Doree jump right into questions and talk about a listener who feels behind in life at 30 and wants a career change. Then, they discuss some steps to take when depression hits and your typical self-care isn’t cutting it and get a listener recommendation for cozy mystery reads. Lastly, the women ponder a very intricate thought experiment that involves a plane flying Idris Elba, must-have make up, and being rescued by Michelle Obama and Oprah.Read More
It’s almost Kate’s birthday (at the time of recording)! She’s leading a gratitude challenge, which has helped her overall happiness. And with this new positive thinking, Kate sets a goal to get ripped before she turns 40.
Also, Doree talks about beating the ungodly heat of LA, some new makeup, and her dog’s adorable safety booties. Then, the women speak to Alexis Tirado, an award winning writer and head of Pero Like on Buzzfeed. She discusses her love of perfume, church as self-care, and how to keep going when you’re faced with rejection. Find her @AlexisTT on Twitter and @AlexisTT on Instagram.Read More
This week, Kate and Doree help a listener deal with the raw grief of losing a father. Then, they talk about the process of laser hair removal, the potential pros and cons of weekly marriage meetings, and the glory of sometimes eating some straight up butter.Read More
This week Kate and Doree dig deeper into the topic of loneliness, and how it impacts all of us at different times in our lives. They also hear from listeners who detail their own struggles and stories of isolation, and swap strategies for getting through it. Then they talk to Rachel Wilkerson Miller, Buzzfeed Senior Lifestyle Editor and author of the book Dot Journaling—A Practical Guide. Rachel discusses her passion for journaling, creating a personal dress code, and why staying organized is her favorite kind of self-care.Read More
On this week’s mini-episode, Kate and Doree recommend an array of YA books that provide an oasis from anxious times. Then, they talk about self-care during moving, give their best advice for someone new to skincare, and get a hot hemorrhoid tip from a listener voicemail.Read More
Doree and Kate welcome SAG Award-winning actress and comedian Lauren Lapkus (Crashing, Orange Is the New Black). She talks about the power of vision boards, her obsession with Riley Rose, and why she moisturizes her neck. Follow Lauren @laurenlapkus on Instagram and Twitter or like her Facebook page.
Plus, Kate discusses her cycle of summer stress and depression, and Doree digs into the challenges of finding an age-appropriate friend group when you don't have kids.Read More
In this week’s mini-episode, Kate and Doree answer a listener's question about feeling too dressed up for a new workplace and how to get over the sadness of a bad salon visit. Then they hear all about two best friends who just had a Forever35-themed self-care weekend and a group of listeners who started Self-Care Friday during their lunch hour at work. Kate and Doree give lots of great tips for lunchtime care, including the exciting new idea of a Gratitude Exchange.Read More
Dogs! Kate and Doree start the show by talking about the wonderful dogs in their life and the importance of pets to self-care. Kate talks about the happiness of snuggling her dog Lucy every night and Doree’s started an instagram for her adorable Beau (it's @BeauregardBosch on Instagram and it's a delight).
Then they welcome much-requested guest Aminatou Sow, co-host of the Call Your Girlfriend podcast. She talks about the learning to ask for help after she got cancer, scrubbing as self-care, and being disappointed by Kim Kardashian’s latest ad partnership. Follow her amazing Instagram stories @aminatou.Read More
On this week’s mini-episode, Kate and Doree talk about their non-skincare daily routines and how great Q-tips feel (even though they know you’re not supposed to stick them in your ears.) Then, the women answer listener questions about what to do when you feel like your story has already been told and how to stay vulnerable when you’re faced with rejection and heartbreak.Read More
This week, Kate finds a pretty amazing lip color dupe (though the product’s name is pretty barf-worthy) and Doree gets a journal that just might meet all of her planning needs. Then, the women discuss gratitude and the best ways to make it a regular practice in their lives.
Later, the women talk to the lovely Helen Rosner, food correspondent at the New Yorker. Helen shares a tarragon soda with Kate and Doree and goes into her spa anxieties, love of dogs, and tells us all why we should start growing corn. You can follow her @hels on Twitter.
In this week's mini-episode, Kate and Doree talk about the conversations that should happen before you move in with a partner, their favorite forms of congratulatory self-care, and how to take care of yourself when you don't have extra money to spend.Read More
Kate is back from an anniversary trip to Italy and tells all about her first time face masking on a plane. Doree then discusses her current IVF cycle and the importance of advocating for yourself (especially when someone’s trying to stick a needle in your arm).
Afterwards, the women welcome back facialist and natural skincare expert, Courtney Chiusano. She answers listener questions and covers everything from pregnancy skincare to eye creams for hereditary dark under eye circles. You can follow Courtney on Instagram @CourtneyChiusanoSkinCare.
Then, the women speak to Maurene Goo (author of I Believe in a Thing Called Love and The Way You Make Me Feel, amongst others). She talks about the ups and downs of living abroad, the unexpected joys of hair brushing, and self-care as a way to calm anxiety. Follow her @MaureneGoo on Instagram and Twitter.
Doree and Kate handle some life-changing listener questions in this weeks mini-episode. They're thrilled by an email about simple journaling techniques and recommend notebook options for lefties. Then, they answer a question about the changing nature of work friendships and debate the efficacy of jade rollers.Read More
Kate and Doree are both in home organization mode. Doree reveals her birthday kitchen project, while Kate details her newly organized linen closet.
Then they talk to the amazing Nora McInerny, host of the Terrible, Thanks for Asking podcast, author of It’s Okay to Laugh: (Crying is Cool Too) and founder of Still Kickin', a non-profit that supports people going through awful things. Nora talks about dealing with tragedy, how to actually help people who are grieving, and the many joys of drugstore makeup. Follow her @Noraborealis on Twitter and Instagram.Read More
It's all listener voicemails on this mini-episode. Kate and Doree give their tips for a successful and minimally awkward first time bikini wax. Then, the women talk all about their favorite perfumes and signature scents.Read More
This week, Kate and Doree talk about decluttering and reorganizing different areas of their homes, and Doree reveals her renewed interest in piano. Then, the women discuss how their lives can be improved in little ways over the next 60 days and set their 2-month intentions.
Then Kate and Doree talk to Emily Gould, co-owner of Emily Books and author of Friendship (and the upcoming Perfect Tunes). Emily talks about her cookbook club, motherhood, and the good and bad of the internet — and the time her two-year-old destroyed her bottle of Good Genes.Read More
Though Kate and Doree are NOT sponsored by "Big Bidet," they do answer a few listener questions about butt care in this week's mini-episode. Kate reveals her secret to getting rid of hemorrhoids, while Doree elaborates on post-bidet drying options. In non-butt news, the women are touched by a voicemail about a listener's mom getting inspired by the podcast to finally take time for self-care.Read More
Kate opens the show by marvelling at the many listeners from all over the world, while Doree has to guess the top 5 states that download Forever35. Then, Kate discusses sauna miracle she recently experienced and Doree talks about a hotel bidet that changed her butt-care forever. Then, the women detail their nightly skincare routine.
Later, Kate and Doree have the pleasure of speaking to Courtney Chiusano, facialist and skincare expert. Courtney talks all about the differences between oils, the dangers of at-home peels, and answers tons of listener questions. You can book a facial with Courtney through her website or follow her on Instagram @CourtneyChiusanoSkincare.Read More
In this mini-episode Kate and Doree discuss the art of stocking up on a product you love. Then they answer listener questions about the hardships of finding work-life balance and taking supplements, and get schooled on the proper pronunciation of "whilst."Read More
A lot of legendary lippies have been mentioned on Forever35, so we put all the best lipsticks in one place. From a Sephora favorite to a color endorsed by Huma Abedin, read on to find Kate, Doree, and guests top lip picks.Read More