Work with me

Journalism

I’m a decisive and confident editor with 18 years’ beauty experience creating exceptional multi-platform content, styling and art directing beauty shoots and running a beauty department. Initially working in the teen market on Looks magazine and then as Health & Beauty Director on 19 magazine.

My last role was Beauty Director of Now magazine, where I gained extensive experience of commissioning and writing beauty features both in print and online, interviewing A-listers including Kim Kardashian, Nicole Scherzinger and Liv Tyler, negotiating celebrity exclusives and art directing shoots including beauty and celebrity and writing a weekly beauty column.

During my career I have also written for Cosmo online, Zest, Boots Health & Beauty, Wedding, Hair, Spirit & Destiny and various projects. I have edited Now’s one shots including Celeb Party Now and Cosmetic Surgery and I was also Editor of Popular Crafts magazine.

Consultancy

Having been able to communicate about beauty on many different platforms (print, digital, app, video and tablet) throughout my journalist career, I have become an expert in what makes consumers and the beauty press tick.

I have worked as a consultant for many beauty brands including P&G, PZ Cussons, Mark Hill and Johnson & Johnson. Areas that my expertise can help include; brainstorming, NPD, copy writing both print and digital, press release writing, focus group work, celebrity negotiation and trend prediction.

Ambassadorial and TV work

As one of the UK’s leading Beauty Director’s I have gained experience of being a public brand ambassador for both magazines I have worked for and beauty brands. Including being a judge on both, The Big Breakfast Find Me A Model competition and more recently the Nation’s Favourite Hairdresser Award. I have also had made various television appearances including Channel 4’s How To Look Good Naked and 10 Years Younger, ITV’s Lorraine and GMTV and BBC news.

If you feel that my experience could be of help to you or your business, please email me on charmianharris@btinternet.com.

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