What does it take to build a beauty brand? Katy Young (below), the beauty director at Harper’s Bazaar, is hosting a panel with three of the industry’s pioneering women, who will explore the highs and lows of founding and futureproofing their own successful companies. The legendary Jo Malone will talk about how to establish a powerhouse; Denise Leicester, the founder of Ila, joins the panel to describe how she turned wellness into a business; while Cult Beauty’s Alexia Inge will discuss growing a niche concept into a game-changing giant. The event will take place at 6.30pm on 17 July at 34 Mayfair, 34 Grosvenor Square, London W1. Tickets cost £35 and include a glass of Laurent-Perrier Champagne. For further information and to book, visit www.hearstlive.co.uk.