As Parklife goers descend on the city, Manchester Arndale is offering free festival makeovers inside the centre and at Victoria Station this weekend.

Experts from the likes of NYX Professional, Benefit, Supercuts and Sergeant Caesar will be on hand during Beauty Fest to create glitter face and body art, hair braiding, flower beards and more.

Those travelling to Parklife and weekend shoppers can visit the pop-up festival in Victoria Station on Saturday 9 June (9am-6pm) and Sunday 10 June (9am-5pm), or head to Manchester Arndale between 12pm and 6pm this Saturday.

The full list of brands taking part this weekend includes: Supercuts, NYX Professional, Benefit, Smashbox, No7, Lush, Decent Cut, L’Oreal, The Body Shop and Sergeant Caesar.

Beauty Fest runs from 9-17 June, and to help shoppers get summer-ready there’s a whole host of exclusive discounts on offer at Manchester Arndale

There’s even the chance to win a £200 Manchester Arndale gift card by sharing a selfie or GIF from the 9-day event on social media using #BEAUTYFEST. Terms & Conditions apply*

To help perfect your pose, create your very own GIF at Victoria Station this weekend, or snap a selfie in front of the huge flower wall outside Topman in Manchester Arndale until 17 June.

Festival looks on offer at both locations include:

Saturday 9 June

Manchester Victoria Station (9AM-6PM)

Supercuts – festival hair

Sergeant Caesar – glitter and flower beards

Benefit – 3D BROWtones

Smashbox – quick-fix festival lips

No7 – Match Made service – festival looks

Lush – shimmer face and body art

Manchester Arndale (12-6PM)

Festival face art from NYX Professional and The Body Shop


Sunday 10 June

Manchester Victoria Station (9AM-5PM)

Supercuts – festival hair

Decent Cut – men’s grooming festival patterns

NYX Professional – glitter face art

L’Oreal – Get up and Glow

No7 – Match Made service – festival looks

The Body Shop – festival face art


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