Beauty News

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.

What’s next in beauty: Predictions for 2020 and the decade ahead

BD takes a look at what the next year and decade has in store for the beauty industry.

Jan 20, 2020: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

L Catterton-backed Intercos enters US$388 million financing agreement; L'Oréal Paris to debut 100 SKU Age Perfect Makeup Collection for the over-50s; November retail sales surge on back of Black Friday Bonanza; and refillables: Hermès and L'Occitane tap into the growing trend.

How to combat eye fatigue and dryness this summer

Dr. Cat gives us her tricks for minimising these common summer issues.

Kat Von D sells beauty brand

Kat Von D is saying goodbye, announcing that effective today she will no longer be in the beauty business.

Fragrance Foundation Awards adds gender neutral category

Gender-neutral fragrances will be officially recognised at The Fragrance Foundation Awards.

Clinique reveals first global brand ambassador

'Game of Thrones' actress Emilia Clarke is Clinique's first global brand ambassador for skincare and makeup

Sephora announces second store opening

Sephora NZ has announced its plans to open a second store in Auckland

Jan 13, 2020: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Beauty tech grabs headlines at world's largest consumer technology show; leading Italian investment firm buys 20 per cent stake in Santa Maria Novella; halal beauty and personal care sales to reach US$54 billion; and L'Oréal to ramp up international expansion of US luxury brands with new global president.

Murad launches inclusive skincare campaign

Murad relaunches Retinol Youth Renewal Trio with a new campaign championing inclusivity.

L’Oreal to launch AI-powered customisable beauty device

L'Oreal unveils its first-ever AI-powered personalised beauty device