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Top 5 Quarantine Diversions for Beauty Industry Junkies

by | April 27, 2020

If you’re like the team at Base Beauty, you’re probably something of a beauty industry junkie. We put together a list of our top five diversions that *almost* made us forget that our current beauty routine is specifically designed for Zoom calls.

If you’d like to be entertained, inspired and informed, check out this list of shows, and movies to watch while you quarantine.

WATCH: The World According to Jeff Goldblum: Episode 110, Cosmetics

Jeff Goldblum investigates some of our best-loved cultural fascinations – think coffee, sneakers, ice cream – in his show “The World According to Jeff Goldblum”. In this beauty focused episode, Goldblum dives into the world of cosmetics, attending Sephoria. Watch as his attitude toward the industry evolves after being immersed in the madness of makeup. Find it on: Disney Plus

WATCH: Self-Made 

Madam C.J. Walker invented the world’s first hair straightening formula and the hot brush, and was the world’s first female self-made millionaire — made all the more impressive by the fact that she was a WOC born in 1867. Follow her inspiring journey on this Netflix limited series. Find it on: Netflix

WATCH: Like a Boss

It may not be entirely realistic, but we were entertained by this full length film that dissects the relationships between female business owners in the beauty industry. Watch, laugh and cringe as Rose Byrne and Salma Hayek battle for alpha female. Find it on: Prime Video


Ever wonder what your favorite beauty influencer or brand founder was thinking when they started their brand? What about how they deal with failure, or balance having a family with succeeding in their field? Host Jodi Katz picks the brains of beauty industry big-timers and goes deeper than surface level, talking about everything from career changes to family life. Find it on: iTunes

READ: Unmentionable

A book about 19-century beauty, this hilarious narrative shines light on the ways the beauty industry evolved since the 1800’s. Readers may also be fascinated by the many ways it remains the same. Find it on: Amazon