Beauty News

New beauty PR agency launches

Long time PR expert Alexis Gilmer is flying solo after departing AWPR.

Bauer Media welcomes new digital director

One team member returns as another is farewelled.

Instagram removes like counts in New Zealand

Will removing 'likes' increase users' enjoyment and experience on the platform?

Instagram removes like counts in Australia

Will removing likes increase users' enjoyment and experience on the platform?

9 trends taking Instagram by storm has identified 9 of the most popular trends right now to help keep businesses up to speed.

A guide to travel-friendly beauty

Saving space in your carry-on has never been easier

Beauty 101: Pedicures

These specialised pedicure products will have toes in tiptop condition in no time.

Sophie Howe to depart beautyheaven

The long time writer and editor is departing on an exciting adventure.

London Fashion Week to open doors to the public

It will be the first of the global fashion weeks to do so.

Janna Johnson O’Toole farewells ELLE and Harper’s BAZAAR

The long time beauty & wellness director is returning to The States.

Sammy Robinson announces collab with major beauty brand

The YouTuber and influencer has taken to Instagram to announce her latest collaboration with M.A.C Cosmetics.

10 brands with luxury home fragrances

BD rounds up 10 of the most luxurious fragrances that will leave the home smelling divine.

July 15, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Colgate-Palmolive acquires French skincare brand for US$1.69 billion; Global beauty drinks market to hit US$4.4 billion; Unisex launches power global fragrance market; and Indian beauty market on track to reach US$20 billion.

Two new brands using nature’s power for beautiful skin

BD introduces two new brands to the site which offer natural solutions for ageing and acne-prone skin.

8 brands masking the masses

With global face mask sales skyrocketing there has never been a more perfect time to reap the rewards multi-benefit product - the face mask.

Pinterest introduces video updates for creators and brands

The social media site has recently announced new video functionalities aiming to further reach audiences.

Lady Gaga announces first beauty brand

The new brand draws inspiration from Gaga’s early days as an aspiring singer in Lower Manhattan.

Beauty 101: Face mists

10 face mists leaving skin nourished, refreshed and glowing.

New in body health: The must-have products saving skin this winter

Here are the must-have products saving skin this winter.

Clinic 42 reveals the latest cosmetic medicine trends

Clinic 42 doctors have recently returned from a number of international seminars and have shared the key trends and learnings from abroad.

Glossier just launched two new products

The cult beauty brand is extending its lip gloss range.

L’Oréal invests in green chemistry company

The French beauty giant said the investment demonstrates its support of new sustainable development technologies.

beautyheaven appoints new content producers

Two beautyheaven team members are set to start their new content roles later this month.

Sephora announces opening date

The wait is finally over – an official opening date for Sephora’s first New Zealand store has been announced.

The moisturiser banishing dehydrated skin

Here are the results from a recent beautyheaven Trial Team for Olay Whips.

10 brands for when staying in is the new going out

BD rounds up 10 of the best pampering products on the market right now.

June's most mentioned products in print and online

The beauty products making noise in New Zealand's print and online publications last month.

June's most mentioned beauty products in print

Here's what's hit the headlines in magazine land last month.

July 8, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Coty's new turnaround plan to revive growth; Sales jump 24 per cent for The Hut Group; Estée Lauder edges out Colgate to rank second in US top 10 beauty and personal care companies; and global halal cosmetics market to reach US$52 billion.

Tried & tested: On Counter July

The BD team road-tests all the new and noteworthy products hitting stores this July.