12 episodes

Beyond Soap is the podcast about skincare, self-care and the never-ending quest to look and feel our absolute best as we age. Dr. Sandy Skotnicki is one of North America’s leading dermatologists and the author of the bestselling book, Beyond Soap. Chantel is a TV beauty expert seeking happiness by trying out every product on the market. Now, in a new and ongoing podcast, Sandy and Chantel explore the subculture of beauty. What’s the latest news in skincare? An overlooked oldie but goodie? The hot new product that should be drop-kicked from every purse? With guest interviews and lots of listener interaction, Beyond Soap: The Podcast is your weekly skincare fix.

Beyond Soap Dr. Sandy Skotnicki & Chantel Guertin

    • Health & Fitness

Beyond Soap is the podcast about skincare, self-care and the never-ending quest to look and feel our absolute best as we age. Dr. Sandy Skotnicki is one of North America’s leading dermatologists and the author of the bestselling book, Beyond Soap. Chantel is a TV beauty expert seeking happiness by trying out every product on the market. Now, in a new and ongoing podcast, Sandy and Chantel explore the subculture of beauty. What’s the latest news in skincare? An overlooked oldie but goodie? The hot new product that should be drop-kicked from every purse? With guest interviews and lots of listener interaction, Beyond Soap: The Podcast is your weekly skincare fix.

    The Science of Moisturizers: What’s Actually In There?

    The Science of Moisturizers: What’s Actually In There?

    Ever wondered if you really need to be using a moisturizer? We break down the science of moisturizers--and the three components a moisturizer needs to be effective. Plus, Chantel gets her moisturize level checked at Shoppers Drug Mart--to shocking results.

    • 29 min
    M.A.C and CoverFX chemist Victor Casale’s New Thing

    M.A.C and CoverFX chemist Victor Casale’s New Thing

    Our first-ever interview! With Victor Casale, the genius co-founding chemist behind M.A.C cosmetics AND CoverFX, about his latest skincare brand, Pure Culture Beauty. Also contest winners, why hand sanitizer is better than washing—and the best non-drying hand sanitizer.

    • 40 min
    More Listener Questions!

    More Listener Questions!

    It’s the first episode of 2020 and we’re answering seven great listener questions. Is eye cream BS? Are tanning beds bad? Do you really need a toner in the morning and night? Find out the answers to these questions and more.

    • 25 min
    Bespoke Skincare

    Bespoke Skincare

    In this feature episode, Sandy and Chan do a dermal dive into bespoke -- or customized, physician-prescribed -- skincare. Chan reports back on Sandy’s challenge to her: to use a Cerave cleansing bar instead of foaming, fragranced hand soap for a week. They discuss a listener’s hot tip about using glycolic acid to prevent body odour. And Chantel gives Sandy the challenge of trying a session in a salt cave.

    • 32 min
    Are Parabens Bad For You?

    Are Parabens Bad For You?

    In this mini-episode, hosts Dr. Sandy Skotnicki and Chantel Guertin immerse themselves in a giant pool of parabens! Just kidding. Actually they examine the hype and hysteria around the controversial preservative. Do parabens cause cancer? Are they safe to use in skincare products? In the end, Sandy and Chan reach some wholly surprising conclusions.

    • 21 min
    Ski Trip Skin Care!

    Ski Trip Skin Care!

    In this feature episode, Sandy and Chan take on ski-trip skincare and all that entails, including how to protect your lips from winter wind, the nastiness of hot tub folliculitis and lip-balm dependency. Plus Sandy reports back on Chantel’s challenge regarding the rose quartz guasha stone and a listener question on mechanical vs. chemical exfoliators!

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

BrooksieJones ,

Smart Skincare Podcast

A great podcast for people obsessed with skincare and beauty. I love the mix of science and indulgence. The paraben episode (8) was very informative.

Ceri @ Sweet Potato Chronicles ,

Best in Beauty

Whether you're a beauty junkie or nerd (and I am both), this is the podcast for you. These two are so good together and you can absolutely trust their advice.

Shanon406 ,

Love it!

Chantel and Sandy are great together. I really appreciate having access to the insights of a dermatologist and a skincare-optimist. It’s the perfect blend of enthusiasm and knowledge.

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