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David Walker-Smith named as British Beauty Week ambassador

By Callie Iley | 8 June 2023

Returning for its fifth iteration, British Beauty Week 2023 looks to bring together brands, consumers, the press and policymakers to celebrate ‘The Power of Beauty’ and highlight its influence on a national and international scale. Taking place from the 26-30 October, British Beauty Week will be hosting a range of…

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Major beauty brands sign up to circular economy initiative

By Rebecca Hitchon | 2 December 2021

Beauty brands including Elemis, Unilever and NAF! Salon have signed up to a circular economy initiative, launched by Jo Chidley, co-founder of natural and sustainable personal care brand Beauty Kitchen. The circular economy model, named Re, will aim to prevent more than 100 million bottles from going to landfill in…

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British Beauty Council set to launch podcast series

By Chloe Randall | 26 February 2021

British Beauty Council has revealed they are launching a podcast series. The ‘Career Insights’ podcast series will be hosted by Education Pillar President Elizabeth Barnett-Lawton, and will launch on Friday 5th March. “Now I’m thrilled to be finding out how a host of the current beauty industry leaders have built…

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Wizz Selvey launches Online Retailer Programme for beauty brands

By Sophie Nutt | 7 September 2020

Former beauty buyer, patron of the British Beauty Council and founder of WIZZ&CO, Wizz Selvey, is launching an Online Retailer Programme to help emerging brands develop their distribution strategy, improve their industry standing and better understand the process of pitching to retailers. Wizz Selvey has created a programme to educate…

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The hottest beauty brands of 2020 revealed

By Sophie Nutt | 16 July 2020

Cosmetify has released The Cosmetify Index 2020, ranking and rating 200 of the hottest beauty brands of the moment based on factors such as social following, engagement, Google searches and more. Hottest overall beauty brand Huda Beauty came out on top as the hottest beauty brand of 2020. Cosmetify took into account…

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Consumers say the beauty industry needs to be more transparent

By Sophie Nutt | 25 September 2019

A recent survey conducted by Showerstoyou.co.uk sought to test the knowledge of British consumers on common ingredients in beauty products. Out of 2,014 individuals, 59% couldn’t identify the purpose of certain ingredients within beauty products. What’s more, only 37% could state the potential risks that such ingredients carry. This means…

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My experience of London Beauty Week

By Sophie Nutt | 13 September 2019

Yesterday, myself and assistant editor, Kat, had the pleasure of popping to the capital and spending the entire day getting stuck into London Beauty Week, courtesy of the British Beauty Council and Covent Garden London. After launching on Wednesday (11th September), this year marks the first ever London Beauty Week…

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