L’Oréal UK and Ireland was established in 1932 and is the Group's fifth largest subsidiary.
Millions of British and Irish consumers enjoy our products every day. You will find our products in all major supermarkets, department stores, pharmacies, medi-spas, hair salons, travel retailers and online. Many of the UK and Ireland’s hairdressers use our products and have been trained by L’Oréal.
We employ 3,500 people in the UK and Ireland in many roles and functions, including sales, marketing and operations. Our headquarters are in Hammersmith, London and Dublin, Ireland with distribution centres and satellite offices in Birmingham, Bury, Manchester, Nottingham and South Wales as well as many beauty counters in stores nationwide.
L’Oréal has a rich, diverse workforce and a fundamental belief that leveraging diversity provides for greater creativity and problem solving. Diversity of talent drives our innovation and underpins our commitment to understanding our consumers' needs better than anyone else. We're proud to have a strong female workforce, with women making up 64% of our management.
We are one of the UK's leading graduate recruiters, providing 1 in 8 graduate placements within UK FMCG. Up to 40 graduates join our annual Management Trainee Scheme every year, many of whom go on to have long and successful careers with L’Oréal, here in the UK and Ireland and all around the world. Each year we also offer 100 paid internships.
L’Oréal UK and Ireland has invested £1.8 million in support for young people and women in science education, research and careers. We invest in two core programmes: the international and national L'Oreal - UNESCO For Women in Science programmes; and the L’Oréal Young Scientist Centre at the Royal Institution.