Nov 21: Beauty reads from across the web

In our endeavour to uncover breaking beauty news, we come across a lot of content that we might not get around to reporting on but we still think is worth sharing. So why not take some time to catch up over a cuppa? Here are five industry articles we've been loving from across the web over the past week.

Fortune - How ‘VSCO Girls’ Are Killing Makeup Sales—and Reshaping the Beauty Industry
Investment bank and securities firm Piper Jaffray released its semiannual teen survey this fall, detailing just how influential the VSCO trend is, noting a 21% decrease in cosmetic spending among female teens year over year.

Vogue Business - Brand collaborations: What worked in 2019
Partnerships with streetwear, sportswear and unlikely brands drove search, sales and aftermarket action for fashion this year.

The New York Times - Are There Benefits to Collagen Supplements?
It’s no surprise that collagen has become a widely sought-after ingredient in the wellness and beauty communities. But collagen’s efficacy is still pretty up in the air. Frustrated? Here’s what The New York Times knows.

Mind Body Green - The Future Of Clean Beauty: Here Are The 8 Biggest Trends For 2020
Mind Body Green shares the results of its 2020 clean beauty trend forecast.

notificationIn-House Photographers vs. Influencer Images
Graphics and images are more important than ever in order to help sell your products and to differentiate your brand from the competition, says notification. But should you opt for an influencer or a professional photographer to help build your library of creative assets?