SKIN BLOG

Our thoughts, media insights and Skin news

Skin News
26/05/2022

Skin Comms in training for our Eroica Britannia classic bike ride

Thank you to all those who have already sponsored us at Skin. We are on the way to reaching our target of raising £2,022 for Together for Short Lives: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/skin-comms…
Skin News
26/05/2022

BBC Gardeners’ World Live and BBC Good Food Show return to Birmingham for Summer 2022

At Skin, we are delighted to have been associated with the BBC Gardeners’ World Live and Good Food Show Summer since 2013. As we enter our 10th year of partnership…
Media Insights
26/05/2022

Skin signs up to Pitch Positive Pledge

The IPA and ISBA have launched this month their much-anticipated Pitch Positive Pledge, a joint initiative that seeks to improve the behaviours of agencies and advertisers around pitching for the…
Skin News
26/05/2022

Summer Sipping with Bordeaux Refreshing Wines

Summer Sipping has arrived in the UK with Bordeaux Refreshing Wines. Launched this month through an integrated communications plan that mirrors the diversity of the Bordeaux terroir showcasing the wide…
Justin with bikeSkin News
19/04/2022

Skin riding for Together for Short Lives

Back in February of this year, our co-founder and cycling enthusiast, Justin, announced that Skin Communications would be participating in this year’s Eroica Britannia, the iconic vintage cycling event for…
The Cycle Show at Alexandra PalaceSkin News
14/04/2022

Skin Communications in tandem with The Cycle Show

Full-service marketing communications agency, Skin Communications, has been selected by client partners, Immediate Live, to provide media planning and buying support for The Cycle Show and London EBIKE Festival appearing for…
Elizabeth Line LogoMedia Insights
13/04/2022

“The train now arriving…”

The mammoth Crossrail project will soon see the completion of the Elizabeth line stretching more than 60 miles from Reading and Heathrow in the west through central London tunnels across…
Alzheimer's Research UK LogoSkin News
22/03/2022

Skin Communications appointed by Alzheimer’s Research UK

Full-service marketing communications agency, Skin Communications, has been selected by UK charity Alzheimer’s Research UK to provide media planning and buying in support of a Charity Partner bid project across…
Earth from spaceOur Thoughts
22/03/2022

It is never too late to save the planet

There are so many things to think about when setting up a business – financial plans, legal requirements, etc. Nowadays there is an extra point to add to the list.…
The Batman poster on busMedia Insights
22/03/2022

Breaking through £1bn barrier

The Batman was released on 4 March in 709 locations across the UK – a record for Warner Bros. The release topped that of 2018’s Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of…
Two men pouring wineSkin News
09/03/2022

Skin Communications extends its partnership with Bordeaux Wines UK to 2024

Full-service marketing communications agency, Skin Communications, has extended its partnership with the Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux (CIVB), the organisation that represents and promotes Bordeaux wines, following a competitive tender. Skin’s…
Spring FlowersSkin News
09/02/2022

Countdown to Spring

With less than six weeks to go until Spring officially arrives, we are already looking forward to temperatures rising, lighter mornings, the hum of lawn mowers and what is typically…
Skin News
02/02/2022

Skin en Tour

With a new year comes new hopes and dreams and in some cases resolutions. While I don’t normally bother with these, sometimes an idea can linger in one’s mind and…
Skin News
02/02/2022

Congratulations Ian!

The IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising) plays an integral role in the development of Skin Communications. When we launched Skin in October 2020, we were invited to join their…
Skin News
17/11/2021

Skin Communications appointed by Together for Short Lives

Full-service marketing communications agency, Skin Communications, has been appointed by national charity Together for Short Lives, the only UK-wide charity for the 99,000 seriously ill children and their families living…
Sky Glass TVsMedia Insights
16/11/2021

Visionary or just plain glass

With a launch as important as this, one wonders how brave Comcast’s Sky was being with the name of their latest product ‘Sky Glass’. The first thing that sprung to…
Media Insights
09/10/2021

No Time to Cry

After 18 months of delay, the much anticipated 25th instalment of the James Bond franchise, No Time to Die, finally saw its UK premiere at the Royal Albert Hall on…
Our Thoughts
06/10/2021

Getting Skin in the game

To begin with we needed a name; short, catchy, meaningful and preferably impactful both on and off the page. Unlike naming children or animals, we had to come up with…
Media Insights
29/09/2021

Misery no more?

For those of us commuting on London Underground’s Northern Line, there is every chance you will have experienced severe delays at some stage. Hence, it is affectionally (or not depending…
Skin News
16/08/2021

eXroid is going on TV!

At Skin Communications, we are excited to see our latest project launch today on Sky. We are working on behalf of eXroid haemorrhoid electrotherapy treatment to promote their treatment benefits…
Skin News
10/08/2021

Skin Communications appointed by Bordeaux Wines as UK media buying agency

Full service marketing communications agency, Skin Communications, which was founded in 2020 by Ian Southey and Justin Mallinson, has been appointed by the  Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux (CIVB), the organisation…
Our Thoughts
13/05/2021

Lights, Camera, Action!

With Monday, 17 May only a few days away, I started thinking about all the aspects of life that have changed over the last 14 months. Which had had the…
Our Thoughts
13/04/2021

Why must client-centricity be at the heart of an agency’s offering?

When deciding our new agency’s core values, it quickly became evident that a client-centric approach was a must. Throughout my years in the advertising world, I have seen how easily…
Our Thoughts
01/03/2021

Big data alone won’t shift products and services

Why advertising needs fewer data analysts and more PUNKS! We are in the era of big data. And data is, of course, a key provider of valuable insight into the…