Beauty News

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.

Iconic beauty brand ends operation in Australia and New Zealand

Global beauty company, Mary Kay, has made the decision to exit both the Australian and New Zealand markets.

Grin toothpastes now certified palm oil free

The Kiwi-owned oral care brand recently received the Orangutan Alliance's seal of approval.

10 brands for good hand hygiene

BD rounds up ten brands offering premium solutions to hand hygiene.

Dyson unveils its newest beauty tool

Dyson has finally unveiled its newest beauty tool, adding a hair straightener to its lineup.

Comment pods exposed: brands warned to watch out

Increasingly Influencers are participating to artificially inflate engagement.

Mar 9, 2020: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Nivea and Sukin: Top two skincare brands for Aussie millennials; Estée Lauder enjoys highest revenue growth among the major players; Melbourne's St Collins Lane up for sale; One of the world's largest custom formulators acquires Cosmetic Laboratories of America.

10 brands for brighter and younger-looking skin

BD lists 10 brands packed with antioxidant-rich vitamin C.

Mary Kay joins Chanel in sustainable packaging initiative

Mary Kay has become the eighteenth member to join L’Oréal’s Sustainable Packaging Initiative for Cosmetics.

Jimmy Choo expands into makeup

It’s the makeup line that would have Carrie Bradshaw’s tick of approval - Jimmy Choo beauty is here.

The most searched for #NoMakeup celebs

These are the stars people want to see share their bare features the most.

Dove launches body positivity series

Dove's Self-Esteem Project has launched Girls Room, a new five-part series to help boost self-confidence in teenage girls.

Mar 2, 2020: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

World's largest money manager takes majority stake in Creed fragrances; Alberto VO5 maker sells oral health, hair and skincare brands; 1.6 million Aussies use TikTok; and Coty appoints head of Jimmy Choo as new CEO.

10 lip glosses for the ultimate shine

Say hello to the new generation of lipgloss.

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.