Sali Hughes talks to Gemma Cairney
Pretty Iconic: The Beauty Products that Changed the World
Saturday 1 April 2017
Oxford Martin School: Lecture TheatreVenue
Leading broadcaster and journalist Sali Hughes looks at the iconic products that have become the most influential in the beauty world.
Hughes explains which products are really worth the hype, which do the job and which ones are overblown. She looks at classics such as Chanel No 5, the oldies such as Johnson’s Baby Lotion and the modern game-changers such as M A C’s Ruby Woo.
Hughes has more than 15 years’ experience as one of the UK’s leading journalists and is also author of Pretty Honest. She has a large and loyal following as Guardian Weekend’s beauty columnist and makes regular television and radio appearances including on BBC Radio 5 Live, Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and Radio 2. Hughes is a former editor of Ellegirl and features director on The Face. She has appeared on Daybreak and This Morning and is a regular guest on Sky Press Preview. Hughes started out as an assistant make-up artist and had experience touching up George Michael, the Pet Shop Boys and Belinda Carlisle.
Here she talks to television and Radio 1 presenter and journalist Gemma Cairney.