How I became Global Buying Director for Revolution Beauty


Julie Thomsett is the Global Buying Director Revolution Beauty, here she tells Cosmetics Business how she got to the top of the makeup and beauty giant

Julie Thomsett joined Revolution Beauty in April 2021

Julie Thomsett is Revolution Beauty’s Global Buying Director.

Prior to joining the make-up and beauty giant founded by Adam Minto, Thomsett’s buying career includes Primark, Woolworths, Sainsbury’s and SavaCentre, among others.

During his 16 years at Primark for 16 years, four of which as Global Head of Buying for Primark’s beauty division, Thomsett tripled the beauty business in just three years.

“Beyond the product, the beauty market is a fascinating and rapidly growing field in which to work and I think you have to understand that,” she told Cosmetics Business.

Thomsett shares what she thinks are the most essential skills a cosmetics industry professional can possess and how to become a beauty leader.

What attracted you to your first role at Revolution Beauty?

What first attracted me to Revolution Beauty was both the…

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