Big Beauty Festival

  • In association with VOGUE Club
  • Outstanding industry speakers
  • Beauty Goodie Bag for In Person Attendees

At a glance

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Location: Central London
  • Overall course fee: Both Days - £100 In Person / £50 Online
  • Start date: November 12, 2022

Course Dates: 12th Sat – 13th Sun November 2022


Condé Nast College Big Beauty Festival in association with VOGUE Club.

Join us for the ultimate weekend of beauty, culture, and education in Central London. A two-day event with hands-on workshops, inspiring talks, demos, and beauty experiences.

Get your beauty fix with live demos and treatments from FaceGym, and 111 Skin. Listen in on beauty panels hosted by Julia Hobbs, editor of Vogue Club. Be inspired by workshops hosted by art director Tim Rennie and photographer Claire Luxton. Take part in scented masterclasses with Penhaligon’s. Plus lots more to be revealed.

The Big Beauty Festival will bring two days of skincare, make-up demos, panel talks, and masterclasses hosted by Creative Director Sara Hassan &  Beauty Editor Sophie Cullen.  

Alongside some of the biggest names in the industry designed for anyone with an interest in the beauty industry, including the current issues and how to tackle them. The event will be beneficial to both, those who already have knowledge or experience of the industry, with a particular interest in ethics and sustainability, as well as complete beginners.

Big Beauty Festival Highlights

  • Hear from Vogue Editors
  • Engage in panel talks organised by Garnier
  • Hear from some of the most exciting brands in the industry such as 111 Skin, FaceGym, Penhaligon’s 
  • Participate in a masterclass with Tim Rennie, Theressa Yee & Claire Luxton 
  • Hear from industry experts
  • Network with professionals
  • Learn the latest tips and tricks of the trade

So, whether you’re looking to book in for the full weekend or tune into one day, we look forward to welcoming and connecting with you. 

Penhaligon's logo FaceGym logo
VOGUE Club logo Garnier Logo




Entry Requirements

Participants must be aged at least 16 years or older on 31st August at the start of the academic year in which they intend to join. An academic year runs from 1st September – 31st August. For the duration of the academic year, a participant is considered to be their academic age for admissions purposes, regardless of when their birthday falls within that academic year.


English Language Requirements

There are no formal English language requirements for this course, however, it is delivered and assessed in English. If you are a non-UK student, and English is not your first language, we recommend you have an Academic IELTS score of 5.5, or be able to use English at this level if you do not hold an English language qualification, before commencing your studies. It is your responsibility to ensure you will be able to participate fully in a course delivered in English.


How to Apply

Places at the Big Beauty Festival are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, provided individuals meet the age and language requirements.

Once you have completed and submitted the online form, you will be directed to the online payment system.

In order to secure their place, participants who have been accepted to the course are required to pay the full fee in advance.

For complete fees information visit Terms and Conditions

Course Leader

Sophie Cullen

Sophie is a multi-award-winning beauty journalist and brand consultant who has worked across the national press, women’s glossies, weeklies and digital publications.