Beauty News

Olay vows to stop retouching models’ skin in ads

The P&G-owned brand will implement the policy in all of its advertising campaigns by the end of the year.

Meet the new face of Chanel N°5

Chanel has announced French actress, Marion Cotillard, will be the new face of its iconic N°5 fragrance.

The Warehouse launches $1 sanitary products

The retail giant tackles period poverty with its new offering of super affordable liners and sanitary pads.

E.l.f. enters clean beauty with $27 million acquisition deal

E.l.f. Beauty has made its first acquisition, now owning a piece of the growing clean beauty market.

Glossier discontinues one of its biggest launches ever

A popular Glossier sub-brand is on hold, and one product has been discontinued altogether.

Feb 24, 2020: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Pre-Christmas retail sales exceed forecast to hit $52.89 billion; L Brands business splits - Victoria's Secret heads private and Bath & Body Works becomes a standalone; travel retail: Lotte to debut Sydney store and Heinemann retains key airport duty-free concession; and L'Oréal see uplift in online sales in China for February.

10 cleansing oils for every skin type

We round up 10 oil cleansers from brands on BD.

BD talks: Facial memberships

We introduce About Face's new Skin Society Facial Membership Program.

Shay Mitchell's next role in beauty

Actress Shay Mitchell has signed on as the ambassador of Cacharel’s Yes I Am fragrance collection.

Feb 17, 2020: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

KKR emerges as frontrunner to buy Coty Professional Beauty Division; Edgewell exits US$1.37 billion acquisition of Harry's; Kering Group sales reach US$17.32 billion; and Brazil's Grupo Boticario announces major expansion.

Jaclyn Hill's leaked palette has officially been confirmed

The leak of the new eyeshadow palette left the YouTuber 'devastated.'

Lipstick trends to watch this winter

Karen Murrell reveals her 2020 lipstick trends forecast.

Feb 10, 2020: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Beiersdorf buys sustainable skincare brand; L'Oréal's sales growth in 2019 breaks another record; Estée Lauder delivers double-digit growth in Q2; and Roger & Gallet on the block.

Sephora announces its largest expansion ever

Sephora has unveiled its plans to open 100 new stores across North America this year.

Selena Gomez’s beauty brand isn’t your average celebrity makeup line

Bringing with it a team of seasoned executives, Rare Beauty’s staffers include those from NYX, Hourglass and Too Faced.

Huda Kattan launches first skincare line

Launching with just one product, Huda Kattan says this brand is all about simplicity.

Feb 3, 2020: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

US consumer packaging giant buys Albea's dispensing business for US$900 million; LVMH perfume and cosmetics surge 12 per cent to fuel record results; Unilever's prestige beauty business on track to reach US$1 billion; and Inter Parfums exceeds US$700 million milestone for 2019.

Gucci Westman launches YouTube beauty series

The show will be a combination of makeup tutorials and chats.

10 face powders that will keep you on the right side of glowy

Say goodbye to oily and hello to glowy!

Parris Goebel proves makeup has no rules in M.A.C’s latest campaign

Parris Goebel is the new face of M.A.C New Zealand's latest campaign

New to BD January and February

All the latest products to hit BD, from anti-ageing skinare to the trendiest hair accessories

Pinterest debuts new virtual makeup feature

The new feature allows users to virtually try on different lipstick shades from different brands

Jan 27, 2020: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Helen of Troy acquires Drybar business for US$255 Million; UK fashion stalwart Ted Baker enters the beauty market; major growth in all regions lifts full year results for Beiersdorf; and premium cosmetic market to reach US$199 billion by 2025.

‘Detox’ teas pulled from NZ supermarkets

Following an article released by Consumer NZ, Healtheries is forced to pull out a selection of its 'detox' teas.

Vegan lipstick searches soar

As we move into this new space in beauty, we highlight the best vegan lipsticks to try.

Global consumer trends to watch in 2020

Introducing the modern consumer based on Euromonitor's 2020 trend report.

Is hair lamination the next big trend?

It promises silky, smooth and shiny hair.

Hermès unveils new lipstick line

French fashion powerhouse reveals its first foray into the cosmetics industry.

Morphe teams up with YouTuber Pony

Morphe has snapped up South Korean Instagram star, Pony, to front its new makeup collection.

Kylie Jenner unveils new collection

Kylie Jenner is launching a Valentine's Day collection with her daughter, Stormi.