Sali Hughes

Writer & Beauty Expert


Sali Hughes started out as an assistant make-up artist, touching up The Pet Shop Boys, Belinda Carlisle, George Michael and many others. A move into journalism led to the editorship of ELLEgirl and a stint as Features Director on style bible The Face. Sali has written features and opinion columns for Red, Grazia, Elle, Cosmopolitan, The Observer, The Guardian, Glamour, Stylist and Shortlist. In January 2011, she became The Guardian Weekend's beauty columnist, quickly cultivating a large and loyal following. Sali makes regular radio and TV appearances on BBC Radio 5Live, R4's Woman's Hour and Radio 2. She has appeared on Daybreak and This Morning and is a regular guest on Sky Press Preview. She also offers personal beauty and fashion consultations and works as a consultant to several beauty brands. Sali fears karaoke more than death.