The Beauty of Change

The beauty industry is led by consumers and the innovators who are reshaping how beauty is manufactured, used and expressed. Laura Kennedy talks to the people changing beauty for the better.

US dermatologist Dr Ranella Hirsch, who is quickly becoming the go-to expert for beauty editors on this side of the Atlantic, credits her growing social media popularity to experience and honesty

Every beauty editor spends a certain proportion of their job defending the existence of the beauty industry against accusations of frivolity. It’s quite tedious, and only made more irksome by the fact that journalists covering tennis or football are left to focus on the work at hand. Because tennis and football aren’t frivolous – they’re activities and industries which promote human flourishing, create jobs and give people joy. Beauty is the same, except that it ...