Collaborations with Centre for Appearance Research (CAR)

Read about our collaborations with Dove, YMCA, Breast Cancer Now and many more.

We collaborate with a variety of UK and international organisations such as charities, health service providers, government bodies and academic institutions.

All Party Parliamentary Group on Body Image (APPG)

We're involved in the public inquiry co-ordinated by the APPG. Members provide evidence, witness all sessions and contribute to the written report.

Read the full Reflections on Body Image report.

Alopecia UK

We are conducting many studies with Alopecia UK, a charity who provide support, raise awareness and fund research for people affected by alopecia.

Caring Matters Now

We are collaborating with Caring Matters Now to support people living with Congenital Melanocytic Naevi (CMN).

Changing Faces

We have a close relationship with Changing Faces and collaborate on numerous projects.

Cleft Lip and Palate Association (CLAPA)

We work with CLAPA to evaluate service provision and support needs for individuals and families affected by cleft lip and palate.

Dove Self-Esteem Project 

We work with Unilever's brand Dove to develop and evaluate body image interventions for young people globally. Find out more about the Dove Self-Esteem Project.

Eczema Outreach Support

We are working with Eczema Outreach Support on projects aimed at improving affected individuals’ care.

Focus Games

We worked with Focus Games to design and evaluate a board game for school children.

‘Everybody’s Different’ seeks to educate players about diversity of appearance.


We are conducting research with Headlines, a UK charity supporting people with craniosynostosis and other rare craniofacial conditions.

King’s College London

We are working with researchers at King’s College London on a UKRI-funded project exploring colourism in the UK  led by Dr Aisha Phoenix.  

The Appearance Collective

We are working with a number of charities and organisations that represent a range of conditions that affect appearance, who together form the Appearance Collective.

The Succeed Foundation

We collaborate on number of projects with The Succeed Foundation, including evaluating the Succeed Body Image Programme.

The World Association of Girl Guides and Scouts (WAGGGS)

In conjunction with Dove, we worked with WAGGGS to reach their members globally with evidence-based body image interventions.

Vitiligo Support UK

We are carrying out research projects alongside Vitiligo Support UK.

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