Beauty News

The Gold Coast skincare brand on track to make $15 million in 2020

Gold Coast skincare brand, Esmi Skin Minerals is destined for big things.

Pure Beauty Global Awards 2020 winners

Established brands and industry newcomers recently came together to battle it out.

NZ appointment app sees 'tsunami' of beauty bookings

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed haircuts are back on the table under the new level 2 easing of restrictions.

Dyson extends Airwrap™ styler range

Dyson has announced it is extending its cult Airwrap™ styler range with four new attachments.

Coty sells majority stake

Coty Inc. has signed an agreement for the sale of a majority stake to private equity giant, KKR.

Pinterest partners with popular shopping app

Thanks to a brand new partnership, Pinterest has become more shoppable than ever before.

Beauty PRs reveal how they're dealing with COVID-19

BD spoke with several beauty PRs to find out how they're adapting to COVID-19.

April 6, 2020: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

L'Oréal suspends 2020 guidance; reports 233 per cent lift in health and beauty sales; eBay waives fees for current and new sellers; and electrolytes set to be new skincare trend for 2020.

Gen-Z: The ultimate guide for beauty brands

They are the educated, financially powerful and diverse – and they will soon run the world.

New to BD March

BD rounds up all the new beauty products to arrive on shelves and on the site for March.

Gwyneth Paltrow announces Goop's next collab

Goop announces its latest collaboration amidst health crisis.

Mar 30, 2020: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Changing tack: Beauty PR adapts; Amazon beauty and personal care sales increase 70 per cent; preventative, safe and clean beauty sales set to rise says Mintel; and green shoots in Chinese beauty market.

The cruelty-free brand championing flawless, natural beauty

BDNZ welcomes British natural mineral makeup brand, Lily Lolo to the site.

Your guide to self-care and wellness

BD rounds up a list of self-care and wellness items.

Pinterest fast-tracks new tabs following record activity

Following record-breaking traffic, Pinterest has introduced new features to help those in self-isolation.

Who's the highest paid beauty influencer?

Cosmetify has released its 2020 Beauty Influencer Rich List, breaking down the top 50 highest paid social media stars.

The Gucci Beauty ad causing controversy

The campaign imagery for Gucci's first mascara is causing quite the stir amongst consumers.

Why TikTok is having a huge beauty moment

In this new world of social distancing, one platform has absolutely flourished.

6 pro tips for working from home (successfully)

To help you on your way and make the most of this new situation we find ourselves in, we spoke to business coach, Carly Taber, for her top tips for successfully working from home.

Mar 23, 2020: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Safety bubble: Skincare one of the top five most popular online categories in Australia; Coty to fast-track e-commerce; and social distancing to push media consumption 60 per cent higher.

L’Oréal shifts production to combat coronavirus in Europe

The French beauty giant will use its facilities to manufacture and distribute hand sanitisers and hydroalcoholic gel throughout Europe.

15 brands for well-moisturised hands

BD rounds up 15 brands offering nourishing and moisturising hand creams.

Botox 101: The most common questions answered

We asked Dr Ellen Selkon of Clinic 42 to clear up the confusion and misconceptions around Botox.

Magazines lift paywalls amidst health crisis

Popular magazines have lifted paywalls to help people stay informed about COVID-19.

Eye of Horus launch beauty bars in NZ retail stores

The Australian cosmetics brand launched it exclusively in all Green Cross Health retailers.

10 brands for sensitive skin

From facial cleansers to body lotions, BD rounds up 10 brands that are suited for sensitive skin.

The Face Place Takapuna welcomes new team members

The bustling clinic recruited two new medical skin therapists and three more Cosmedicine nurses.

M.A.C suspends beauty services and cancels makeover appointments in NZ

The initiative is in response to the recent Coronavirus crackdown.

CNN Style launches first-of-its-kind beauty section

The launch makes the new section the first global mainstream platform of its kind.

Mar 16, 2020: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Henkel and KKR proceed to second round of bidding for Coty Professional Division; Ulta Beauty exceeds full year 2019 expectations; beauty brands rank highly on world's most innovative companies list; and world's most powerful beauty executive to retire.