L'Oréal UK and Ireland

L’Oréal established the UK and Ireland subsidiary in 1932 and today it is the Group’s fifth largest subsidiary worldwide. We are the number one beauty player in the UK and Ireland with 30+ diverse and complementary brands within our portfolio, across makeup, hair, fragrance and skincare.

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Established in 1932, our subsidiary is the #1 beauty player in the UK and Ireland with 30+ international brands present across all categories of the cosmetics market*

L'Oréal UK and Ireland employs more than 4,000+ people across many roles and functions including sales, marketing and operations. Our headquarters are in London and Dublin, with distribution centres and satellite offices in Birmingham, Bury, Manchester, Nottingham and South Wales.  

We contribute to the Group’s continuous innovation, leading the transformation with our customers, driving e-commerce acceleration and exploring new opportunities. With a focus on digital transformation and beauty tech, L'Oréal UK and Ireland is well-equipped to address consumer needs and aspirations in a fast-changing world. 

We are committed to being one of the top employers in the UK and Ireland, fostering a workplace where everyone feels welcome and valued. Promoting gender equality, driving diversity and inclusion, addressing mental health and establishing evolving workplace practices are a key focus. We are also committed to being a responsible, sustainable business.

Through 'L’Oréal for the Future’ - L’Oréal’s global sustainability programme - we are doing our bit to drive change across all areas including packaging, supply chain and consumer behaviour

L’Oréal UK and Ireland participates in the international and national UNESCO For Women In Science programmes and supports youth science education through the L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre at the Royal Institution. Some 30,000 young people have taken part in the programme since 2009.

*including salons, boutiques, mass-market distribution, department stores, pharmacies, medispas, travel retail and e-commerce. 


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We are proud of what we do at L'Oréal UK and Ireland, so we'd like to share with you some stories about our people, our products, our performance and our committment to being a responsible business.  

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Business Hour: 9:00 - 17:00 GMT 

L’Oréal UK Ltd Headquarters: 255 Hammersmith Road W6 8AZ  London

Local Number: + 44 (0) 20 8762 4000

L’Oréal Irish Headquarters: Styne HouseUpper Hatch StreetDublin 2Ireland