On this week’s mini-episode Kate and Doree hear from a listener who can’t quite figure out dry shampoo, offer tips on how to care for not-quite-dirty clothes, and try to help a caller track down a vegan and cruelty-free mascara that doesn’t break the bank. Plus: a follow-up to their earlier friendship convo!Read More
This week Kate and Doree discuss survival tips for cold, winter weather, with advice from friends who actually deal with freezing temps, including Forever35 Midwest Correspondent Nora McInerny. Plus Kate embraces “pumpkin candle season” and rediscovers her love of The Ordinary’s retinol serum, and Doree cleans her bathroom and shares her favorite new maternity jeans.
Then they welcome Dr. Tosin Odunsi-Akanji, OB/GYN medical resident and self-described “life motivator.” She talks about making room for self-care while working 12-hour shifts, how to find a mentor, tackling test anxiety, Orange Theory, and how she establishes and meets her short and longterm goals across all aspects of life. Follow her on Instagram @lifebytosin.Read More
On this week’s mini-episode Kate and Doree continue the conversation about friendship: feeling isolated from old friends, how to make new ones as an adult, and grieving friendships that end poorly. Plus they listen to a voicemail from a listener loving that Sephora Sample Life, and discuss what products they sampled and loved enough to purchase in a full size.Read More
This week Kate and Doree follow up on their own personal Gratitude Challenge, and share what’s bringing them joy in their own lives. Plus Kate commits to a month-long meal plan and reconnects with an old serum favorite, while Doree reveals what pregnancy-safe product she’s now using on her face at night.
Then they welcome Jessica Hopper, music critic and author of the new book Night Moves. She talks about the power of falling in love with a city, the nostalgia she feels for a pre-social media time, sobriety, her love of Mad Hippie Vitamin C Serum, and how speaking out helped her heal after an assault.Read More
On this week’s mini-episode, Kate and Doree offer advice on how to get your partner to commit to couple’s therapy and tips on grappling with imposter syndrome. Plus, they answer a listener question on how to look fresh and put together even when you’re exhausted.Read More
This week Kate and Doree tackle friendship, and discuss how to make friends as an adult, handle the way friendships grow and change over time, and the many ways they contribute to self-care (or occasionally, take away from it). Plus, Kate’s is organizing the products in her bathroom (again) and Doree details her first visit to the OBGYN. They also commit to a shared gratitude practice — but will it last?
Then they welcome Holly Burns, content strategist at Instagram and creator of the popular blog Nothing But Bonfires. Holly talks about being diagnosed with breast cancer just 5 months after giving birth to her second child, the self-care practices she implemented while going through chemo, surgery, and radiation, cold-cap therapy, and the healing power of super-soft cashmere socks.Read More
This week, Kate and Doree get lots of emails on a great Keratosis Pilaris (KP) treatment. Then, they talk about essential oils, wearing bright nail polish over 30, and caring less about what other people think.Read More
This week, Kate talks about meeting a Forever35 fan at the Emmy Awards and reveals the truth about how celebs handle heels. Doree shares all the books she read this week (six, six books in a week!) and how she’s starting to be okay with doing less when she’s not feeling well. Then, the women answer listener questions about planning for kids, dealing with the stress of child rearing, and how to make time for yourself when you’re caring for a family.
Later, Kate and Doree talk to Dr. Kristian Henderson, founder of BLK + GRN and self-care ambassador. Dr. Kristian talks about feeling unfulfilled even when she did everything “right,” how her commitment to healthy living lead to her business, and why she’s passionate about bringing self-care to women of color. Follow her @BLKandGRN on and @DrKrstianH on Instagram.Read More
This week, Kate talks about some new makeup she discovered on her trip to the Emmy’s, a listener gives Doree a hot tip on how to get rid of KP, and the women get lots of voicemails with helpful recommendations for travelling with an array of skin products. Plus, they share some self-care advice for when you’re going through the stress of wedding planning.Read More
This week, Kate and Doree are both having a little bit of a tough time. Kate’s dealing with negative self-talk while Doree feels like she’s turning into one big carb from dealing with constant pregnancy nausea. Then, they discuss the baffling trend of the ugliest ‘90s clothes coming back and Kate wonders if she should buy some new scrunchies and Balenciaga sock sneakers.
Later, the women welcome New York Times Best Selling Author and Instagram star, Mari Andrew. She talks about the importance of a gratitude practice in her daily routine, dealing with the loss of her father and a crippling autoimmune disease, and always being on the lookout for things that make her happy. Follow Mari on Instagram @byMariAndrew and get her new book Am I There Yet?.
On this week’s mini-episode, an optometrist (and listener) weighs in on eye liner and tight-lining, and offers some makeup reccs for sensitive eyes. Kate and Doree also answer listener questions about what to do when your sex drive is at zero, and how to support a friend diagnosed with terminal cancer.Read More
Kate just got back from New York, where she enjoyed a slightly touristy visit to her favorite city in the world. Doree, on the other hand, has been vomiting. Morning sickness is hitting hard, though some sister-recommended medicine is working and she’s adjusting to a vaguely sick-all-the-time feeling. Despite feeling ill, Doree read more than three books in a week and found a cozy mystery series that hasn’t hooked her yet.
Then, the women talk to Jackie Johnson of the Natch Beaut podcast. Jackie talks all about figuring out the difference between vegan and cruelty-free products, getting away from bad people in her life, and the healing powers of her exceptional dog, Chooch. Follow Jackie @JackieMicheleJohnson on Instagram and @Jackie_Michele on Twitter.
In this week’s episode, Kate and Doree find out the shocking truth behind YM’s confession column from listener’s with insider info. Then, they go into the hard choices that come with travelling with skincare products, recommendations for lasting tightline eyeliner, and the women get a quick tip on dealing with fitted bed sheets.Read More
This week, Kate talks about the struggle to get away from her phone and finally deleting the Facebook app. Doree, on the other hand, is keeping her phone in her room and plowing through the Poldark series (she’s already on book 12!).
Then, the women speak to the wonderful Erin Gibson, host of the Throwing Shade podcast and author of Feminasty. She talks about the insane injusticies of the patriarchy, how women get ignored by doctors, and some shocking facts she found about the makeup industry. Follow Erin @Gibblertron on Twitter and Instagram and buy her book!Read More
In this week’s mini-episode, Kate and Doree have a listener question about how to stop using shopping as a soothing mechanism. Then, the women discuss the virtues of menstrual cups vs. tampons, Kate gives out a helpful vag hack, and a listener gives out a new lipstick recommendation.Read More
Doree and Kate are just back from camp where they shared a cabin, a bed, and a trendy but see-through bathroom. While at The Wing’s No Man’s Land Camp, the women did their first live podcast and Kate dealt with her social anxiety in an easy and open way. Then, Doree shares that she’s in the very early stages of pregnancy! Afterwards, Kate and Doree go through some products that they did not love, including a few major fan favorites.
Later, the women welcome actress and author Keiko Agena (No Mistakes). She talks about the majority of her acting work going unseen, dealing with finding social connections in adulthood, and the good things that fandom can bring. Follow her @keikoagena on Instagram and watch her on Season 4 of Better Call Saul and the upcoming Dirty John and Hulu’s The First.Read More
On this week’s mini-episode, Kate and Doree get straight to a listener’s fervent question – how do you do self-care when you’re sick? Then, the women talk about how long it takes to see if new skincare is working and keeping communication open when moving in with a partner for the first time. Also, a listener shares her newfound body acceptance and Kate reminds us that we are all super hot.
This week, Kate goes all in on rolling out and adds another lovely thing to her gratitude practice. And Doree talks about using Instagram to boost confidence and the anxiety that comes from a cult-favorite workout class. Then, Courtney Chiusano is back with tips about sunblock, milia, and the importance of facials.
Later, the women welcome author, comedian, and podcaster Maeve Higgins (Maeve in America). She discusses finding out about self-care in America, not caring much about dating, and doing a comedy workshop in Iraq. Listen to Maeve’s podcast and follow her @MaeveinAmerica on Instagram.Read More
In this week's episode, Kate and Doree get an email from a survivor of brain surgery who'd like tips on how to make the most out of her 35th year. Then, the women talk about dealing with failure and how to find a lip color you actually like.Read More
This week the podcast starts with shocking news – Kate blocked Doree on Instagram (by accident)! After the wound is healed, Kate discusses working through her social anxiety, while Doree talks about getting mistaken for a 27 year old at the facialist. Then, the women detail their underwear preferences and give out their favorite brands of underpants.
Later, Kate and Doree welcome author Angela Garbes (Like A Mother). She talks the ongoing taboos and lack of information about a woman’s body during pregnancy, the neglect mothers face after birth, and the sad state of America’s status in maternal health. It might sound sad, but Angela gives informative, eye opening, and funny commentary on the whole world of motherhood. Follow her @AngelaGarbes on Instagram.Read More