The Highlight by LOOKFANTASTIC: Jul/Aug 2022

With summer in full swing, we’ve got your poolside reading covered with the latest edition of The Highlight. Our Celebration of Summer issue covers the hottest topics you need to know about: from travel beauty essentials to expert tips on staying safe in the sun. Meet our cover star Katie Piper, as she talks changing perceptions of beauty standards and how she’s learned to love the skin she’s in. In true celebratory style, three influencers highlight their skin conditions and get candid about what it really means to be skin confident (page 19). With a vibrant weekend of celebrations at Manchester Pride parade approaching, our beauty experts share the ultimate guide to expressing your true self (page 52). As more brands broaden their offering to melanin-rich skin, beauty writer Akesha Reid shares her experience navigating the industry as a person of colour and why she remains hopeful for the future of beauty (page 28). From UV-filtered haircare to SPF setting sprays, we round up the smartest innovations in suncare that make staying safe in the sun a breeze (page 59). Whatever your plans this summer, you’ll find something to celebrate in this issue of The Highlight. WE H O P E Y O U E N J O Y. T E A M L E T T E R from our Beauty Team... A NOTE