Sali Hughes is a journalist, presenter and broadcaster, specialising in beauty, women’s issues and film. A former magazine editor, she has written extensively for Grazia, the Observer, Vogue, Elle, Stylist, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Shortlist, Woman & Home, Look, Good Housekeeping, Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter. She is Contributing Editor on Red magazine and popular resident columnist on The Pool and Empire magazine (both of which have seen her twice-nominated for Columnist of The Year). She is also Beauty Editor on the Guardian, where she is known for her intelligent, straight-talking advice and honest product recommendations that are recognised across the beauty industry as having “the Delia effect” on sales.
Sali is a very experienced radio broadcaster, appearing frequently on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour (for whom she has also presented two in-programme series), Late Night Woman’s Hour, You & Yours, and The Today Programme. She has made many guest television appearances on Sky News, BBC2’s Newsnight, ITV’s This Morning, Good Morning Britain and Lorraine. Since 2015, Sali has also presented her own show on Soho Radio.
She has written two books, Pretty Honest: The Straight-Talking Beauty Companion, published in 2014, and Pretty Iconic: A Personal Look at the Beauty Products that Changed the World, published in 2016, both by 4th Estate. Her third book is forthcoming from 4th Estate.
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