Next Wednesday, Selfridges will be bringing its brand new Beauty Project to Manchester: a series of exclusive talks, workshops and in-store services exploring the role of beauty in society today. The project centres on six main themes – including Men and Beauty, Age and Beauty and Global Beauty – with both Selfridges Exchange Square and Selfridges Trafford joining in the celebrations. Continuing until Thursday 12 June, highlights include a series of talks in San Carlo’s Farmacia del Dolce in Selfridges Exchange Square, featuring Zawe Ashton (Vod from Fresh Meat) discussing ‘black and mixed race beauty’ in the media (Thu 8 May), and a conversation between the Guardian’s resident beauty columnist Sali Hughes (pictured), writer Emma Jane Unsworth and fashion historian Amber Butchart on beauty’s place in modern feminism (Wed 4 June). Elsewhere, celebrity make-up artist Armand Beasley will sharing his expertise and knowledge in Selfridges Exchange Square, while the Trafford branch will house a unique Fragrance Lab where shoppers can claim their signature scent, specifically created to compliment their character and personality. With some of the biggest beauty brands in the world involved, Selfridges is your one-stop shop for all your beauty needs this month.

Wed 7 May – Thu 12 June, Selfridges (Trafford Centre, M17 8DA and Exchange Square, M3 1BD), various times and prices,

Wed 7 May - Thu 12 Jun
Hannah Phillips
Published on:
Wed 30 Apr 2014