The BEST episodes of Not So Pretty

Every episode of Not So Pretty ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Not So Pretty!

The first-ever comprehensive large-scale investigative exposé of the trillion-dollar cosmetics, beauty and personal care industry. Celebrated and groundbreaking filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering takes this monolithic industry to task via rigorous investigations, incisive wit and emotional storytelling to inform audiences of the hidden hazards of and safe, budget-friendly alternatives for their daily products.

Last Updated: 10/5/2023Network: HBO MaxStatus: Ended
19 votes

#1 - Skin

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/14/2022

Skin is our body’s largest organ, and the average consumer lathers on as many as 17 products daily. But too often these products quickly migrate inside of us, giving a not-so-pretty meaning to the phrase “skin deep.”

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18 votes

#2 - Hair

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/14/2022

We take care of our hair with daily shampoos and conditioning rituals, but the absence of industry regulations often puts us in harm’s way. Exposing the root of the problem, consumer advocates provide need-to-know tips before you lather up.

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28 votes

#3 - Makeup

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/14/2022

We’re a nation that loves looking good and our spending on cosmetics proves it - to the tune of $716 billion annually. While we trust that our cosmetic products are safe, behind the glam and glitter lie darker truths that are not so pretty.

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16 votes

#4 - Nails

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/14/2022

Nail acrylics, gels, and jewels are must-have bling that help us stay on trend. But how much do we know about the products we use on our hands, and does our nailcare obsession come with hidden health risks to ourselves and the planet?

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