Stephen Handisides


Tall, dark and handsome TV presenter, Stephen Handisides, is a highly experienced anchorman and roving reporter for shows such as OK!TV, Five, Sky News and BBC radio however best known for his work on Sky’s beauty show, MyFaceMyBody.

Series One of MyFaceMyBody, Beauty Myths Exploded, Stephen’s ‘hand’s on’, charismatic approach saw him parachuting out of an aeroplane, jousting on a horse and salsa dancing among many other things in series one. His ‘action man’ approach earned him the tag “the Steve Irwin of beauty” in the mainstream media.

Series Two, Beauty Secrets Revealed, involved Stephen travelling around the UK to discover the latest treatments and products in over 20 cities nationwide, and often trying them himself. This series was more focussed on Stephen meeting celebrities, and bringing the treatments they represent to a wider audience.

Stephen’s latest project was co-presenting a live daily health show, “Talk Living” on Sky. The magazine style program went out twice a day and Stephen handled a range of guests discussing current affairs as well as taking live ‘on-air’ calls from the general public.

As a New Zealander Stephen has a calm, laid back approach to presenting which creates a comfortable environment for guests, resulting in great
rapport and performances.

In 2009 Stephen presented the Salon Prive celebrity super car event and interviewed car enthusiasts such as Rod Stuart and Chris Evans about their addiction to the sport. In 2008 he presented a male beauty show ‘Modern Male Are You In’ and a music show ‘Fresh Vibes’ which was broadcast in Asia.

As an international model Stephen also knows all about looking and feeling good and is often asked his opinion on everything from moisturisers to cosmetic surgery in major magazine titles. In 2006 Stephen won the Specsavers Spectacle Wearer of the Year and he has since been a judge of the awards alongside Gok Wan.

Outside of presenting Stephen has become a regular public speaker, has written a book on celebrity beauty secrets and has hosted a number of prestigious award ceremonies and events, while he also runs three successful media businesses.


  • Health Education


  • London