The Beauty Bash goes live – on air and on Facebook


Beauty Bash 2011 The Beauty Bash 2011 Customer Event kicks off on Thursday 27th January and we're very excited!

We're filming live at the event for the first time so be sure to tune in at 11am and 4pm for all the beauty gossip from the event.

If you didn't manage to get tickets in our recent Beauty Bash Ballot, you may still be able to get your hands on one of our Beauty Bash goody bags! We're giving five away… to find out how to enter, pop over to our QVCUK Facebook page at on the day.

Our Facebook team will also be at the event, keeping you posted on the QVCUK Facebook page live with photos, tips and more.

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  1. Rhona Balfour January 27, 2011 at 6:17 pm -  Reply

    Hi There, can you tell me if the dress that Julia wore on The Beauty Bash is for sale on QVC.
    The ‘bash’ was excellent, how’s about one in Scotland.
    Rhona xxx

  2. Sandra Moore January 27, 2011 at 9:59 pm -  Reply

    I’ve just come back from the Beauty Bash and had the most fantastic time seeing all the experts and new products and trying some new goodies out.
    Thanks QVC for a brilliant day and what a great idea to televise it live.

  3. CHRISTINE SUMMERS January 27, 2011 at 10:18 pm -  Reply

    I watched The Beauty Bash on QVC today and really enjoyed it but have to admit to being very envious as I would have loved to have been there in person. I was one of the lucky viewers who received an invitation to attend, but unfortunately because of the bad weather conditions over Christmas did not receive the invitation until after the closing date and when I rang up was told that the lines had closed. I would love to attend a similar event in the future and heard Ali Young say that you may be considering staging the event in other parts of the country, which would be great for people like me who live over 200 miles away from London, although it is well worth the journey as I also attended the Fashion Event last October and so much enjoyed meeting Pipa, Glen, and all the models and Guests especially Kim Mendelson and Marie Francois from Kipling Bags and I would be grateful if you could consider me for similar events in the future.

  4. Liz Cairns January 28, 2011 at 2:40 am -  Reply

    I had a fantastic day at the Beauty Bash.Great to meet presenters and experts and hear all the latest news. Thanks to all. As a huge fan of Gatineau,I was asked to take part in the live show at 4 p.m. and looked forward to watching my moment of “fame” in the Gatineau Age Benefit slot but it is the only section in the 4 -5 p.m. slot which doesn’t have a video online! Andrew loved my desciption of Gatineaux Melatogenine as being “A Health Spa In A Jar” and said he will be using that phrase. Is there any chance of being able to view the video online?
    Many thanks again for a fantastically run day and for all the fabulous products in the goodie bag.

  5. Julie Reynolds January 28, 2011 at 9:56 am -  Reply

    I was lucky enough to attend the event with a friendd, thank you Carlton!. I have to say had the most amazing time everyone so lovely, a big thank you to the laura geller girls for my makeover and leighton also the lovely liz earle ladies.The goodie bag is fantastic even though my leighton bag was empty! great disappointment.Although i am still on a high from the day, hopefully i will be able to attend again nnext year. One final note Alison Young was so approachable and very honest with any questions asked fantastic.
    Julie xx

  6. Shirley Penfold January 28, 2011 at 10:41 am -  Reply

    Thank you QVC for inviting me to the Beauty Bash. Had a fantastic day and it was fabulous to meet the presenters the brand experts and of course fellow QVC/Beauty junkies. Although already a loyal customer and able to to buy with the 30 day money back guarantee it was nice to see products in the flesh, which resulted in making some purchases when I returned home. The goodie bag was amazing and it goes without saying that the event was superbly organised – more of the same please.
    Shirley in Kent

  7. eileen gates-martinez January 28, 2011 at 12:44 pm -  Reply

    we went to the the Beauty Bash yesturday and we did enjoy it very much. My husband came with me , he cant stop talking about the Beauty Bash , thankyou qvc for asking us too come .Eileen& Gaston

  8. Denise Smith January 28, 2011 at 12:47 pm -  Reply

    Hi, I too was invited to the Beauty Bash yesterday. I didn’t quite know what to expect, but it was brilliant. I had a facial, a makeover, but unfortunately couldn’t get a slot with the Yogi lady to have my hair curled, so when they are on QVC next time will be ordering the wand, the results were fantastic.
    Thank you so much QVC, wish I could have spent the whole day there. To see all the experts was amazing, and they are as lovely in real life as they are on tv. On the way out we spoke with your floor manager, and her comment to me was: ‘I’ve never seen anyone come out looking so happy’, and she was right, I was like a child in a candy store. What can I say about the goody bag, no expense spared, this was the icing on the cake, it was a huge bag, jam packed full of the top brands. So, once again, thanks to everyone involved, it was professional, yet informal and friendly. Please can someone tell me when the next one is scheduled, and how to go about obtaining tickets. Kind regards Dee from Crawley

  9. caroline hopley-froud January 28, 2011 at 2:00 pm -  Reply

    My friend and I had a great morning yesterday at this event. It was so special to meet the brand presenters and also presenters on QVC. Had a lovely chat with Julia, and Lee and SJ from Bare Minerals. Being able to try some of the products first hand, and being able to ask questions that referred to personal problems was extremely useful. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. It was a great event that will stay with me until hopefully I can go again next time. Thank you QVC

  10. Joanne Ladd January 28, 2011 at 3:00 pm -  Reply

    Just wanted to say a big thank you to everyone at QVC and the Beauty companies represented at the Beauty Bash. I was lucky enough to be invited by a very kind friend who won two tickets in the competition, but I am a QVC customer myself who loves her beauty products! We had a fantastic afternoon and were quite overwhelmed by the abundance of wonderful items in the enormous goody bags we each received. Thank you once again!

  11. Tanya White January 28, 2011 at 6:09 pm -  Reply

    Thank-you for inviting me to the amazing Beauty Bash. I’ve been to the last 3 and they get better every year! It was great to hear about the new products (and the new brands that will be coming to QVC this year). It was also great to be able to try out the new perfumes (I must get Elemis Exotic!). No matter how well they are described on telly, there is nothing like being able experience them in person. Also a big thank-you to all the lovely people on the stands – you were all so helpful and knowledgable about your products, it’s impossible to pick a favourite – although I think Jane on Leighton Denny’s stand is great (behind every great man is a great woman Leighton!).
    Also, a last big thank-you to the presenters and QVC. The goody bag was amazing and I’ve had the best day ever!

  12. Sandra Parker January 28, 2011 at 6:11 pm -  Reply

    Watched the beauty bash with envy would love to have been there in the flesh, however Cornwall is a long way away the dress that Alison Young was wearing in the morning available on QVC? Well done all of you.

  13. Lorraine Taylor January 28, 2011 at 6:16 pm -  Reply

    THANK YOU QVC-Had a fab day at the Beauty Bash!!!
    Alison and Julia and Debbie were so wonderful-Big hightlight for me
    Liz Earle-Leighton and Keely, Alexis and Fiona
    When is the next one x

  14. Elaine January 28, 2011 at 8:05 pm -  Reply

    Thank you for the invite to the Beauty Bash. I had a fabulous time and was on a high all the time. I felt as if the presenters had been my friends for life. Alison you looked beautiful and thanks for the chat and for you to say I didnt look 60, and check I wasnt using botox ! made my day. I thought everything was so well organised and professional. Alison was very informative on her work shop; Andrew from Gatineau and Tom&Michell from Alpha H were fantastic with helping with issues-so motivated both of them. SJ and Lee were so lovely and I found out I’d be using the wrong colour mineral powder. I just loved it and wished I could have stayed all day.

  15. Mrs P Parsons January 28, 2011 at 8:20 pm -  Reply

    I was so excited to have been given the opportunity to come along to the event yesterday afternoon. My friend, Claire, and I really had no ides as to what to expect. We were not disappointed. We had a fabulous afternoon and managed to have our eyebrows tended to by Shavata’s team, a make over from the lovely Corbin at Jemma Kidd and our hair coiffured by the In-styler guys. And speaking to all the product presenters was totally wonderful. No hard sell and every single person gave us all the time that we needed and answered all our questions. We even got on the telly!!!! And as for Debbie Greenwood. You’re sooo lovely, I wish you could come for a cup of tea some time, you could bring Alison and Julia, and there would be plenty of cup cakes to go round!!!!!
    Many, many thanks for a truly wonderful day!
    Trish Parsons xxx

  16. Catherine Knight January 28, 2011 at 11:51 pm -  Reply

    I have had a fantastic day at the beauty bash, I took my Mum and this was a welcome boost for her since her Breast Cancer treatment and to get some proper advice from the experts. Thankyou to all QVC for such a special event and we also love the beauty bash bags.

  17. Sam Buschi January 29, 2011 at 12:16 am -  Reply

    I attended the Beauty Bash on Thursday with my cousin, we did not know what to expect. It was great to have a chance to a see everything up close and try the products and get advise on how to use them see makeovers and other things done live. I don’t normally get star struck but seeing the presents in person was nice as it feels like you already know them from watching them day after day on the tv at home. Would like to go again if there is another event like this and the goody bag was a wonderful bonus.

  18. Julie Scott January 29, 2011 at 9:33 am -  Reply

    The Beauty Bash looked great fun and really informative. Please can you tell us what makeup Alison and Julia were wearing at the event as they both looked absolutely amazing.
    Many Thanks

  19. Melissa King January 29, 2011 at 10:52 am -  Reply

    What a fab morning!!! I really didn’t know what to expect but it was a really interesting morning. It was great to see the products up close and chat to all the experts to find out all those little tricks used. The GEMMA KIDD make up girls had some great advice and I’m definately going to look out for the skin perfection kit on the 18th Feb. The goodie bag was the best ever – the products just went on and on!! thank you QVC.

  20. Rhonda January 29, 2011 at 11:51 am -  Reply

    I was invited to the beauty bash and had a great time, it was wonderful to see Alision, Glen and Claire I had make-up by new cid, ruppert was great and a facial scan by elemis. The lady from sbc was really lovely and my favourite she even gave me a great big jar of fruit body scrub. The goody bag was amazing I never expected so much. I would love to go again next year I will have to keep my fingers crossed xx

  21. Lotus January 29, 2011 at 1:33 pm -  Reply

    Hi QVC – I really enjoyed the whole day, I live 100 miles away so it required a day off work. At first I didn’t think I’d actually get there as I put my back out the previous day just getting dressed and had slapped on high strength ibuprofen gel in an attempt to be able to move for the next day. Thankfully it worked. Then getting into London by coach was an hour late due to National Grid roadworks on the Old Cromwell Road – and then Victoria station has trouble with the escalators not working and advising taking alternative routes! In the end I successfully met up with my aunty who was my Plus-One and treated her to a fab lunch, then we taxied there from the centre of London and made it in time for the afternoon session. I’m a BE girl so headed to that first and had a lovely make-under done by Lauren (thanks Lauren!)and then was asked to demo the Beautiful in Pearls kit for the 4pm tv slot!!! Bit nervous naturally but SJ explained everything and I braved it and it was interesting to see a glimpse of how tv world works. The live spot was shot from the mezzanine above and with the lights and heat from all the people rising, I was simply melting beforehand so quite worried I’d look a sweaty mess. However a bottle of water and my aunty fanning me and a whisk of the magic BE wand from SJ beforehand (and I just had time to ring my husband at work to let him know) and I was on. Very subtle kit, a nice sheen but not overly pearly. I see from the recording that it sold out!
    Between the BE make-under and the tv slot, I managed to get a Leighton Denny manicure. Leighton was hosting and dealing with appointments and had hurt his shoulder – hope it’s feeling better soon. One his team, Emma did me a great red and gold manicure which I’d requested to go with my clothing for the upcoming Chinese New Year. I had to comb my hair before the tv slot so managed to see Mary-Louise from Ojon on the top mezzanine and got a spritz of Glossing Mist to help tidy me up. I botched two fingers getting my comb out of my bag and afterwards Nina (hand model for LD) and Leighton, helped repair my do. By then it was the end of the day and my ticket got me a lovely goody-bag to go home with. I took buses to get me back to the coach station and we watched the recording when we got home. My husband was really impressed that QVC has done this event for their customers and appreciates them, as do I. Thanks so much for such a fabulous day, it was lovely to meet everyone and see Julia and Alison in action. They’re all really tiny too – about a size 10 in real life and a good advert for looking after yourself. Also met Tanya one of QVC’s lovely models and we enjoyed a chat with her. Memorable day!

  22. Jacqueline January 29, 2011 at 2:33 pm -  Reply

    Just wanted to say a big thank you to QVC for a great afternoon at Beauty Bash Live. My friend Caroline and I had a great time. It was a real treat to meet the experts from our favourite brands and find out what’s new for this year. I thought the whole event was very well-organised, informative and enjoyable. I missed out on having a manicure, sadly, as the queues were so long, but this was more than made up for by getting the chance to go on a live beauty show and meeting Alison, Julia and Debbie, who are all so lovely. Please can you organise another beauty event for next year?
    Jacqueline xx

  23. caroline deacon January 29, 2011 at 3:03 pm -  Reply

    I was so looking forward to coming to the beauty bash, just my luck I have a viral infection and could not go. It is the first time I have been invited to anything and can’t believe I missed meeting everyone and getting tips from all the experts. I watched it on TV and it looked fantastic. Missed my goody bag too-gutted!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  24. Zoe beech January 29, 2011 at 3:14 pm -  Reply

    I just wanted to say thank you for my invite to the beauty bash. My sister and I had a great time. It was such a lovely event and the goody bag was fab! Hope I get an invite next year!
    Thanks qvc

  25. Jacqueline Ravenhall January 29, 2011 at 3:16 pm -  Reply

    Just wanted to say a big thank you to QVC for a wonderful afternoon at Beauty Bash Live. My friend Caroline and I had a great time having makeovers and meeting the experts at our favourite brands. I thought the whole event was very well organised, informative and fun. I had been hoping to have a manicure too, but the queues for these were quite long. But this was more than made up for by being asked to take part in a live beauty show and getting to meet Alison Young, Julia Roberts and Debbie Greenwood who were all so lovely. Thanks again QVC and please do this event again next year!
    Jacqueline xx

  26. linda giles January 29, 2011 at 4:07 pm -  Reply

    what a great day at the beauty bash, my friend and i met leighton denny,debbie one of the presenters,alexis from loccitane to name but a few.we arrived at 830 for a 9 start and we were made very welcome and got lots of tips and had manicures,massage and even managed to appear in a live show with alison young, we went home with a huge bag of freebies and memmories of a great day, thanks qvc for a really enjoyable eperience,one which we will never forget linda giles and friend greta parmenter xx

  27. Yvonne Ridgway January 29, 2011 at 10:44 pm -  Reply

    I just wanted to say a big Thank You for a fabulous day on Friday 28th. When I recieved my tickets I wasn’t sure what to expect. My friend and I travelled to London on Thursday night and attended the Friday morning show. What a wonderful morning! We were thoroughly spoilt. We had our nails done at Leighton Denny, eyebrows “threaded” at Shivata, make-up done at Bare Minerals and talked to so many experts. Thank you so much. Please can we go again next year?

  28. Tina Collier January 30, 2011 at 1:02 pm -  Reply

    Hi, I just wanted to say that my sister and I had a thoroughly enjoyable morning with you all at the Beauty Bash. Not only did we get the chance to speak to all the brands, but to sample them as well in our own homes afterwards. Thank you so much for a fantastic morning with some very useful tips and advice. The goodie bag is amazing and Alison’s lecture was really informative. Everyone made us feel very welcome and Debbie Greenwood was lovely, greeting us all as we came in the door. My only criticism is that there wasn’t enough time!

  29. Pat Dickens January 30, 2011 at 2:49 pm -  Reply

    Thanks for a really fantastic day my daughter and i realy enjoyed it,nice to see all the products and the new ones that are coming soon, thought debbie made the prize draw very enjoyable at the end of the show. Hope we will be lucky next year. Pat

  30. Sharon Wilkinson January 30, 2011 at 4:54 pm -  Reply

    I won tickets in the ballot, and took a friend. The whole event was organised excellently from the venue, to the icing on the cake -the goody bag. It was an excellent opportunity to talk to the brand reps about products and have questions answered. My friend, who does not get QVC, was astonished at how genuinely friendly the presenters and company reps were. Thank you QVC.

  31. Helene Panzarino January 30, 2011 at 5:39 pm -  Reply

    I attended the fabulous Beauty Bash for a morning session, and could have stayed ’til the lights went out! It was such a great opportunity to meet the experts and presenters, and to attend Alison’s seminar. I tried new products, got great advice, and have been ordering already. The goody bag was AMAZING, and the show ran like clockwork. Claire looked stunning, and is far more beautiful in the flesh than on screen, as is Alison, and yes, ladies, Dale is Dalicious and Andrew is a dream! I had fun, learned alot, and made some amazing contacts. Thank you to Claire for complimenting me on my glamourous look. I was head to toe in QVC – from Elemis, Ojon, Mally, Gatineau to Nina Leonard. Well done to all of you! Helene, London

  32. Lynnette Growns January 30, 2011 at 8:40 pm -  Reply

    Hi had a wonderful morning at the Beauty Bash. It was well organised. Lovely to speak to presenters as well as representatives from Brands.
    Thanks for a lovely time, looking forward to the next one?

  33. Frances January 30, 2011 at 11:15 pm -  Reply

    Thanks to everyone involved in the Beauty Bash had a great day. Thanks Alison for your interview with Liz Earle, cannot wait for the launch of her new products, which she was not allowed to reveal but her face said it all!!! My friend was one of the lucky raffle winners and won a yogi hairstyler, she had been after this for a long time.

  34. Christina Gallon January 31, 2011 at 12:42 pm -  Reply

    Travelled from Chester that morning, putting my make up on at 1.30am. and leaving home at 3am we travelled back home that day.
    Such an informative and fun day, and along with others was chosen to be on the first broadcast that morning with Julia and Perricone.
    Met lovely like-minded people who were lovely to chat with.
    Spoke to the lovely people on the Prai stand,Tom from Alpha H and lovely Emma Hardie, looking forward to experiencing the new ranges soon, spoke also to Debbie Greenwood and we remembered our school days in Liverpool, all the presenters were lovely, would have loved longer there, my husband met up with his friend who works in the City for lunch, so he was pleased also.
    Thank you for the products and would very much like to attend again. Yours Tina Gallon

  35. Sanela January 31, 2011 at 1:45 pm -  Reply

    Thank you for a wonderful day at the beauty bash. I brought along a friend, she has been very depressed for a few months, unable to work and face the world. I thought it would be just the tonic she needs to shake her up a little and it worked! She had her hair done, nail, facial, make up – and she just glowed with happiness at the end of day. The goody bag is just fantastic and was total surprise. So generous!!!

  36. Ms Brenda Barnes January 31, 2011 at 3:18 pm -  Reply

    Hi to you all
    Thanks for the beauty bash on Friday came along with ny sister had a wonderful time,we both managed to get a facial with Gatineau my particular favourite skincare.Unfortuneately didn’t have much of a chance to speak to Andrew as he was constantly surrounded by bright young persons but,Michaela did do my facial which was really great,she also gave me some good tips which at my advanced age were appreciated.
    The whole affair was well managed and I enjoyed the time spent with the promoters it was lovely to be able to actually speak to some of my favourite products promoters ie L’occitane Elemis and Decleor.
    Thanks for the invite hope to see you all next year
    Brenda XX

  37. Pauline Pingram January 31, 2011 at 4:54 pm -  Reply

    Really enjoyed watching both programmes of the Beauty Bash. Please, please, please could you arrange one in Birmingham! Perhaps at the NEC. Excellent Venue with good Motorway and Rail links. We can’t all get to London!

  38. Denise Bloom January 31, 2011 at 7:43 pm -  Reply

    I was very lucky to get my invite to the Beauty Bash had a fantastic day. I took my daughter along and we had fun having a facial using sarah Chapman products (wow they made my skin feel so good)My eyes were done with cid and did they look great. My poker straight had the most beautiful flicks created with the I-Styler all of these products i had never used before so headed for them first as already knew how great Liz Earle BE and lots of the others were, this did not stop me still listening and learning from them later that morning.I now will be ordering some of the items that i tried and think this was such a great chance to use new products.
    So i would like to say a very big thank you to all at QVC who made this day so great. Who knows maybe i could be a very lucky girl next year!!!!

  39. Tracy King January 31, 2011 at 8:48 pm -  Reply

    Me and my mum were lucky enough to get tickets to fridays beauty bash, we went to last years one too in a different venue so didn’t know what to expect this time. There were much more treatments available this time so our only complaint was there wasnt enough time to get round them all! Next time we need to come for the whole day please please! Fantastic day, had make up done by Rupert of New CID cosmetics(what a hunny by the way)taught us some new tricks so thanks for that. As QVCaholics we must have something from every range but still managed to come home with a shopping list. Hi to Kerrie and her mum from Wales who we met in the queue and then again with Rupert, you looked gorgeous after your ‘Do’ ladies and Kerrie I hope your keeping up the eyebrows thing haha! Special mention to Lee and SJ from Bare Escentuals, they remembered us from last year!! Genuinely nice girls, SJ even told us to keep in touch and she’ll meet us next time she’s doing a masterclass in Edinburgh – cant wait. Goody bag fab. everybody should have one. Great time had by all see you again next year we hope.
    Luv Tracy & Cathy from Fife

  40. Anne Hodge February 5, 2011 at 5:32 pm -  Reply

    Many thanks for the Beauty Bash invitation. My sister-in-law and I had a wonderful time and really appreciated the opportunity to have so many treatments. Definitely a better venue this time. Thanks too for the amazing goody bag – so many lovely treats to enjoy over the coming weeks!

  41. Ingrid Lewis February 7, 2011 at 5:12 pm -  Reply

    I went with my daughter to the Beauty Bash. We had a fabulous day and were asked to be on the live show for Perricone which was very exciting! We spoke to all the presenters and everyone on the stands were very helpful and friendly. The goody bag was amazing but the Laura Geller gift was missing. As I use a lot of her products I was rather disappointed, especially as my daughter told me the new blusher and lipstick are lovely! We would love to go again as we are both completely hooked on skincare and makeup. The day was a real buzz and we are still talking about it.

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