RSA Student Design Award 2023-24 winner: XPOSURE - RSA

Student Design Awards winners: In your skin

Brief 3: How might we increase the skin confidence of every young person to enable their unique identity to flourish?


Building confidence and decreasing skin cancer rates, XPOSURE is a sun-care brand that targets young men beginning their career in construction.

XPOSURE is a brand that empowers and protects young men with jobs that expose them to the outdoors, and highlights the importance of suncare and skin protection. XPOSURE products addresses key points of avoidance for skincare in men such as a solution for greasy hands, an on-the-go solution, as well as building an engaging brand identity and offering education. 

Ailsa Smith

Arts University Bournemouth, England

Winner of £2,000 In your skin Award | @ailsasmithdesigns |Ailsa Smith on LinkedIn

Commended entries

Highly commended

Emily Willis and Julia Barbagallo, Loughborough University, England

Oasen: A skincare brand designed to cater to those with sensory differences, offering sensory-safe products and an accommodating in-store experience that creates an environment to foster confidence and skin health.


Oliwia Ostaszewska, University of Lincoln, England

SKin deep: A collection of ceramic pieces that highlight the challenges faced by people of colour suffering from skin conditions.

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