Beauty Futures Forum
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Beauty Futures:
Sensitised Living

The products, services and new consumer tribes set to affect beauty in 2019 and beyond.

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New consumers, focused on self-expression, authenticity and social consciousness are redefining what it means to be beautiful. Meanwhile, rising trends in product development, marketing, technology and retail are providing new avenues to reach them.

Our analysts will present the most pertinent market insight and research in the sector, along with strategic foresight on how to apply it.

Top: ChromaYoga, London. Photography by Stephanie Sian Smith
Right: La Eva, Oxford


In this presentation we examine:

A detailed global market overview highlights the key obstacles and opportunities in the sector.

We will examine key trends shaping the business landscape, from the ecological concerns of water usage in beauty products to the rebranding of feminine care. We will present inspiring best-in-class case studies, and examine the attitudes and motivations of the latest beauty consumer tribes.

: Glossier campaign, US

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‘The Future Laboratory’s presentation did exactly what we wanted it to – offer a glimpse of even further ahead in a compelling and engaging way to prepare for what brands need next’

Maya Draisin, associate publisher and head of marketing, Wired

In this multisection presentation we introduce you to the brands, products, services and trends that are making waves in the beauty sector. We provide you with the facts, statistics and expert foresight that enable you to future-proof your products, and equip you with the strategic knowledge needed to develop new market opportunities.

The accompanying PDF report for 2018/2019  enables you to share all content with your strategy, marketing, insight and new product development teams.

For more information, or to book this presentation for your own business or event, please complete your details on the Book Now contact form below.

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Chris Sanderson, Co-Founder, The Future Laboratory

Christopher Sanderson is co-founder of The Future Laboratory, where he is responsible for delivering the company’s extensive global roster of conferences, media events and LS:N Global Trend Briefings, which he co-presents with the team in London, New York, Sydney, Melbourne, Stockholm and Helsinki. Clients who have booked one of his inspirational keynotes include Gucci Group, the European Travel Commission, Retail Week, Selfridges, M&S, Chanel, Harrods, Aldo and H&M.

Trevor Hardy, CEO, The Future Laboratory

Trevor joined The Future Laboratory as CEO in 2014. He is responsible for the overall growth of the business: diversifying our products and services, expanding the countries in which we operate and creating new partnerships. He is creative, entrepreneurial with a strong commercial focus and has always been passionate about helping brands prepare for what is next.

Philippa Wagner, Strategic Insight Director, The Future Laboratory

By anticipating macro-cultural changes, Philippa defines what trends and cultural behaviour shifts will mean for brands to create future-focused innovation for future growth. With a master’s degree from The Royal College of Art and a design and fashion futures background, over the past 20 years she has helped shaped the future of brands across the beauty, automotive, technology and apparel sectors, and helped shape their brand futures through the language of trends. She is also senior visiting lecturer at Central Saint Martins on the Material Futures MA course as well as a regular contributor to Viewpoint magazine.

Tom Savigar, Senior Partner, The Future Laboratory

Tom has guided many of The Future Laboratory’s clients through some of the most challenging market shifts and global recessions of the past 10 years. With a much-expanded team, and offices in the US and Australia, he continues to do this, working with clients as diverse as Absolut, Cadillac, The Body Shop, Lamborghini, HSBC, Courvoisier, UBS, BMW, British Gas and Marks & Spencer.

Alekandra Szymanska, Art Director, The Future Laboratory

Aleksandra leads the creative team at the Future Laboratory, which translates insights into immersive experiences on and offline and brings to life speculative visions of the future. With a background in critical design, she is an expert in developing far future scenarios that consider long-term implications of today’s trends. Since joining The Future Laboratory in 2014, she has worked with brands including UBS, Diageo, Google, LVMH and Design Hotels.

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