1. esprit is the stylish business magazine for the premium side of the perfumery, cosmetics and skincare market covering the industry in the UK and Southern Ireland. The magazine is a fully paid-for title available through individual or multiple subscriptions. esprit has an average issue size of 44 pages and is printed on 100gsm art paper (200gsm covers) with full colour throughout. esprit also has it’s own website to provide news stories as well as a comprehensive brand and company contact directory, market reports, products trends, current job vacancies and further information and services.

  2. esprit has over 5,000 subscribers and an estimated readership in excess of 25,000 people per issue. Subscribers include consultants, from both retailers and suppliers, retail buyers and managers in department stores (ie. Debenhams, HoF and JLP), perfumeries and multiple chains (including The Perfume Shop and Boots), senior management of companies manufacturing and distributing fragrances, cosmetics, skincare and toiletries, including Chanel, Coty, Christian Dior, Estée Lauder Companies, L’Oréal, P&G Prestige, Puig UK and Kenneth Green Associates, to name but a few. Furthermore, suppliers to the industry, such as sampling and fragrance creation companies, public relations firms and media owners are also subscribers.


  3. esprit is the original printed source of news and comment for everyone working in prestige retail beauty. Every month it covers the latest launches and people news and is the publication to publish pictures and reports from the main launch parties and industry events, including coverage of those hosted by CEW (UK) (Cosmetic Executive Women); COPRA (Cosmetic & Perfumery Retailers Association); CTPA (Cosmetic Toiletry & Perfumery Association); The Fragrance Foundation and Look Good Feel Better (LGFB).

  4. esprit’s broad editorial content also includes exploring the link between beauty and fashion, technology and beauty, social and Digital media, exclusive interviews and profiles on industry experts and innovative launches and promotional gifts.

    Other than using award winning freelance beauty writers, esprit has a number of key individuals, including twice Jasmine Award-winning fragrance critic and author, Persolaise, who contribute their expertise and knowledge in a monthly column.

  5. Ever since launch in 1988, esprit has enjoyed tremendous support from all areas of the industry. It is the only specialist monthly business title exclusively devoted to the premium side of the beauty and grooming markets. The beauty industry use esprit as part of their buying-in and selling through strategies. Conversely service and application suppliers use the magazine to reach the Houses’ key management staff. For recruitment advertisers, esprit provides the most targeted medium available for this sector.

    esprit supports and works closely with all the main industry associations and is the professional magazine partner for CEW (UK) (Cosmetic Executive Women). It has strong links with COPRA (Cosmetic & Perfumery Retailers Association); the industry’s cancer charity Look Good Feel Better and the CTPA (Cosmetic Toiletry Perfumery Association).

  6. This annual Directory is the sister publication to esprit, which has become an indispensable companion to all those involved in the beauty industry.

    The Directory lists over 2000 companies and brands within the British and Irish beauty business for distributors, associations and suppliers.

    The Directory will be available in both a printed edition and on-line via esprit’s website. Furthermore, it is sold to individual subscribers, independent companies and to those involved in the beauty industry.

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