Beauty News

10 brands for perfect pouts this National Lipstick Day

It’s time to pucker up because today is officially National Lipstick Day.

Worldwide recall issued for breast implants tied to cancer

The FDA has taken action to protect women from a rare breast implant-associated cancer, anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).

M.A.C celebrates National Lipstick Day

M.A.C is hosting a weekend of fun to celebrate National Lipstick Day

Here's where magazines are seeing social success

Follower growth on this social channel has risen by 6.3 per cent so far this year for major news, lifestyle and fashion magazines.

12 multitasking mavericks to have on your radar

The current minimalist approach to beauty has us in search of fewer but harder-working products

Goop expands its podcast division

The Beauty Closet, the third podcast offering from Paltrow's wellness company, debuted this week.

The best experimental makeup artists to follow on Instagram

The list of artists they believe are spearheading the coolest beauty movements right now.

July 22, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Tom Ford debuts new skincare division; Crabtree & Evelyn to return to Australian market; Korean duty-free sales reach US$1.66 billion; and Kopari secures US$20 million for further global expansion.

Trend alert: Micro-concealing

Enter the latest beauty trend set to rectify cakey complexions everywhere, thanks to Kim Kardashian’s makeup artist.

Why this brand is harnessing the benefits of peony

Here's why this bloom is surprisingly effective against hard-to-treat skin conditions

Instagram removes like counts in New Zealand

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

London Fashion Week to open doors to the public

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

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.

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.

Sephora announces opening date

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

June's most mentioned products in print and online

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

L’Oréal set to acquire Mugler and Azzaro from Clarins

The deal sets the stage for the world’s biggest beauty company to dabble in fashion once more.

Girlboss launches a LinkedIn for millennial women

The new platform is designed for women to connect with like-minded peers and notable members.

Aussie beauty retailer Adore Beauty launches in NZ

Adore Beauty, Australia’s first and largest online beauty retailer has launched in New Zealand.

What to look for in a safe injectable clinic

With the current fear around filler safety, Dr Catherine Stone from The Face Place has identified the key things you should look for in a safe injectable clinic.

July 1, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

13.4 million Australians read catalogues; online spending in New Zealand hits AUD$4.01 billion; South Korean cosmetic exports top US$6.3 billion; and anti-pollution skincare now a separate category.