Is the Beauty Industry Controlled by Influencers?

Do you remember a time when your favourite glossy magazine influenced the beauty products that you purchased? It would be the beauty editors’ reviews that would make or break a product. Now though? Do you even read magazines? Do you know who the beauty journalists are? Do they have any…

How Long is Left for Kylie Cosmetics?

Just two days ago the news was released that Coty had purchased a 51% share of Kylie Jenner’s beauty empire, Kylie Cosmetics making them the majority shareholder in the organisation. Definitely a shock to me, I never would have guessed Kylie Cosmetics would have been on Coty’s radar or a…

#FridayFive: Five Reasons to do a Placement Year

This post originally appeared on StudentJobUk, which you can read here. Last year I undertook a placement year in London, as part of my business with public relations degree. The year in industry was completely optional, but I already knew when first applying for the course that I wanted to carry…

#FinalYearFear with Alice Jeavons

Hello and welcome to a new series! Yes, another one. If you’ve been around for a while, you may remember I interviewed a lot of students on various placements around this time last year. Now that they’re all back at university and almost ready to face the big, bad world…

#FinalYearFear with Annie Newland

Hello and welcome to a new series! Yes, another one. If you’ve been around for a while, you may remember I interviewed a lot of students on various placements around this time last year. Now that they’re all back at university and almost ready to face the big, bad world…

#FridayFive: Five Things I Miss About Living in London

I didn’t half time this post well as I’m currently sat in the very place itself! I wasn’t as excited when my alarm went off at 5am, I can assure you. It’s the first time I’ve been back in London since moving out in July so I’m extremely eager to…

Passing the Baton to the Next PR Intern

It’s my first day of unemployment and I don’t really know how to feel. I left our work group-chat this morning and felt a little anxious doing so, thinking of everything I’ll be missing out on. But this day was due to come around, and it came around quicker than…

#PlacementYear: In Numbers

Can you believe it? Only four more days left of my placement. Four. More. Days. I can’t believe it. I had planned to post every day this week as a kind of ‘placement special’ but I’ve been super, super busy at work the past few weeks and I may not be able…

#PlacementProfile: Orlagh Shanks | PR & Influencer Marketing Assistant

Hello. Welcome to the final post in my newest blog series, where I have been documenting the thoughts of placement students as far and wide as I can. Each week I have had a profile of a current placement student giving their thoughts on searching for placements, the competitiveness, how they…

#PlacementYear: Month Twelve

Guys. I’m into the last few weeks of my placement. The last few weeks!!! My replacement starts on Monday but it feels like yesterday that it was my first day and I was learning everything from Charlotte. Well, trying to learn everything but feeling so overwhelmed that there was too much to…