Dr Mike Bell, Skincare Scientific Advisor for Boots UK, holds a BSc in Pharmacology (Hons First Class) and a Doctorate (DPhil) in Neurobiology from Oxford University, Christ Church.
His interests in skin science began in 1995 when he joined Procter & Gamble as a formulation scientist, working on projects including Olay’s Total Effects. In 2003 he took a break to teach science to secondary school children before returning to the cosmetics industry in 2007 with Boots UK in Nottingham and contributing to the success of the original No7 Protect & Perfect Serum and No7 Protect & Perfect Intense Serum.
Mike became Skincare Scientific Advisor for Boots UK in 2010, responsible for leading the skin research programmes with universities and dermatologists and the scientific support behind No7’s products. He has led the scientific development programmes of ground-breaking launches from No7 including No7 Protect & Perfect Intense ADVANCED, No7 Lift & Luminate Day & Night Serums and No7 Restore & Renew Day & Night Serum.