15 November 2010

Two Haircare brands appoints PR

Essence PR has retained the Joico professional hair care account following a change in UK distribution. Joico hair products offer targeted solutions to meet every hair types specific needs. The PR focus will incorporate trade awareness, consumer profiling and CSR initiatives.

Essence PR is launching the new Couture Hair range from celebrity hairdresser, Richard Ward. Richard Ward Couture Hair™ collection contains dual-function shampoos, conditioners, treatments and multi-tasking styling and finishing products. Essence PR will be focusing on a consumer campaign launch following its exclusive launch onto QVC in December. Contact.

New appointments at PR Agency

Katie Gunn, previously PR Assistant at Aveda, has joined Neville McCarthy Associates as Junior Account Executive, working across all beauty clients. Contact. Existing team member, Mary Shiels has been promoted to Senior Account Manager, looking after Melvita, Brut, Ponds, Global Keratin, CEW Beauty Awards and Givaudan. Contact.

Promotion at Salon Success/ Paul Mitchell

Sarah Young has been promoted to PR Executive at Salon Success/ Paul Mitchell, effective immediately. In addition, Abi Mason returns from maternity leave as PR Executive on 18 November. Contact.

Updated fashion & shopping editor at Red

Sam Baker and Nicola Rose have announced that Laura Fantacci is now fashion & shopping editor for Red magazine. Laura was already a contributor as acting shopping editor. Laura has plans to develop the section and the new changes will be starting from the March issue. Contact.

Creative agency on the move

Fre23 Media has a new address. Contact.

Beauty title announces editorial changes

Following Vitality Publishing’s acquisition of Hair magazine there have been a number of editorial changes:
Del Samat, previously style assistant is now beauty editor. Contact.
Jane Moscardini, previously editorial assistant has been promoted to beauty writer/ editorial co-ordinator.Contact.

New contact details for wedding title

Following Hubert Burda Media's acquisition of Wedding/Wedding Flowers, the team now has new contact details. Contact.

Consumer title appoints beauty writer

Danielle Fox, previously beauty assistant at Woman & Home has been promoted to beauty writer. Contact.

Regional title working on a wedding guide and seeks items for inclusion

Emma Newrick at Living North magazine is working on a Weddings Guide, and is seeking items for inclusion. This can be anything from news on a new collection of gowns to gifts, new perfumes and beauty products, honeymoon destinations and so on. Please e-mail suggestions, press releases and hi res images before 22 November. Ideally products will be stocked in the North East or available online. Contact.

Weekend Supplement appoints features editor

Catherine Gray, previously deputy features editor at Glamour, has now joined the News of the World’s Fabulous magazine as features editor. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Heal's Spring Summer Press Show
  • Cats got the seasonal cream . . . Arrogant Cat - Arrogant Cat celebrate the launch of two new lines in store
  • Two's better than one - Orange and T-Mobile Everything and Everywhere Christmas Party
  • John Frieda 2011 Press Preview
  • MAC's Terry Barber at Selfridges - discover the latest trends with MAC’s director of make up artistry, Terry Barber
  • Very.co.uk SS11 Press Show - Fashion (Womenwear, menswear and Childrenswear) and Lifestyle & Homes
Click here to see DIARYdates.

New beauty contact appointed at PR agency

Bianca Presto, Senior Account Director at Modus Dowal Walker, is on maternity leave from today. All relevant beauty enquiries should be directed to Barbie Kaffel, previously media relations officer at The Body Shop. Modus Dowal Walker is pleased to welcome Barbie back to the team as Junior Account Director where she will oversee the following brands: nails inc, Cover FX, NUXE, Plum by Mary Greenwell, Antonia’s Flowers and MLab. Contact.