Science, technology, engineering and maths – the beauty industry needs to attract graduates from these disciplines. The British Beauty Council is working to raise awareness of the diverse STEM careers our industry offers.

British Beauty Council Ambassador programme


The British Beauty Council welcomes dynamic individuals and brand representatives with job roles across STEM subjects to become ambassadors for the programme. This is an exciting opportunity for passionate beauty professionals to play a role in nurturing the future of the industry while also gaining wider professional skills and job satisfaction. 

Becoming a STEM Ambassador is simple thanks to STEM Learning’s digital onboarding:

  1. Register online: Go to and select STEM Ambassador.
  2. Connect with your local STEM Ambassador hub: Once registered your local hub will become your main point of contact.
  3. Online induction: Find out what to expect from becoming a STEM Ambassador.
  4. Apply for a free DBS or PVG check: Essential for working with young people, this will include an ID check at your local hub.
  5. Start volunteering!

Learn more about becoming a STEM Ambassador. or download the STEM Ambassador handbook.

The Beauty in Science

The beauty industry has been revolutionised by scientific innovation. The British Beauty Council and No7 Beauty Company, produced this film to show how all the sciences come together to create a skincare product.

It took about 50 people three years to bring No7 Laboratory Line Reducing Skincare Serum to market.

Smashing stereotypes in science and beauty

Panel talk exploring how to challenge stereotypes around science and beauty. More universities are offering degrees in cosmetic science and there is a great need for people to join the industry.

This webinar took place during British Beauty Week 2021.

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