• Date and time: Sunday 13 June 2021, 7pm to 8pm
  • Location: Online
  • Admission: Free admission, booking required

Book tickets

Event details

Valued at over $550 billion, the global cosmetics market is experiencing an unprecedented boom worldwide, driven by the powerful influence of Instagram and YouTube’s new stars, and renewed scrutiny when it comes to healthy and eco-friendly ingredients.

But with so many new products and procedures on the market and skincare as its fastest growing category, how do you choose the best products for your daily skincare?

Beauty expert Katie Service, author of The Beauty Brief, will break down the big issues facing the beauty industry - from recyclables and vegan or cruelty-free products to ‘dupes’ and toxic ingredients - revealing first-hand insider knowledge that every beauty enthusiast should know.

Join her as she shares her knowledge on how to read the back of the label like a pro, shop more sustainably and get more from the products you buy whatever your age, gender and budget.


This event is hosted live on Zoom Webinar. You’ll receive a link to join a couple of days before the event takes place and a reminder an hour before. During the event, you can ask questions via a Q&A function but audience cameras and microphones will remain muted throughout.

Image credit: © Thames & Hudson


Book sales

You can buy copies of many of our speakers’ books from Fox Lane Books, a local independent bookseller and Festival partner.  In some cases, author signed bookplates are available too.   

About the speaker

Katie Service is a beauty expert and beauty editorial director at Harrods. Previously, she was beauty editor for ES MagazineSunday Times Style, and InStyle, and has contributed to Vogue China, Vogue Japan, and London Fashion Week Daily. She also co-founded The Beauty Conversation, a beauty-based consultancy collective.


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