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Australis Cosmetics introduces Refillable Lipsticks

Australis Cosmetics has introduced its newest range, Refillable Lipsticks. 

Choose from three unique, durable lip cases, the range is designed to be reused and refilled. As well as 15 luxe, lightweight satin shades, enriched with hydrating hyaluronic acid and jojoba oil.

HOW TO REFILL

Step 1. Attach your favourite case to your lipstick
Step 2. Insert the lipstick bullet into the open end of the case
Step 3. Press to secure and wait for the click.

Both are available now at australis cosmetics for $14.95 and will be landing at Priceline June 20th, 2024. Also followed by Big W and Good Price Pharmacy in late June. 

Homart Group acquires two leading health and wellbeing brands

Homart Group, a Sydney-based global market leader in health supplement, skincare, and functional dairy products, has successfully acquired Thompson’s® Herbals, an iconic New Zealand vitamin, mineral, herbal and supplement brand with 74 years of history. 

The company is also in the final stage of completing the acquisition of Thursday Plantation®, an Australian natural essential oils brand.

Leveraging its significant expertise in product innovation and international market know-how, Homart aims to further propel the growth of Thompson’s® Herbals and Thursday Plantation®. 

The addition of these two brands will significantly enhance Homart's operation scale in the Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) markets, building on 32 years of predominantly export-driven expansion for Homart.

Homart’s proforma revenue with the contribution of Thompson’s® Herbals and Thursday Plantation® is expected to exceed $100 million in the 2024 financial year. \

By incorporating the two brands into its portfolio, Homart aims to expand its market share, introduce new products, and enhance its competitive edge in both the local and international markets.

As an Australian company with over 21 awards for quality and commercial achievements, Homart has built a strong portfolio of global brands and distribution channels in its 32 years of history.

Homart is a vertically integrated business encompassing in-house R&D, manufacturing, distribution and marketing. 

The addition of these brands will enhance Homart's product offerings, allowing them to cater to a broader range of health and wellness needs.

Thompson’s® Herbals and Thursday Plantation® were previously owned by Integria, a leading Australian consumer healthcare company.

Hero Cosmetics expands range

Hero Mighty Patch Pimple Patches have gained immense popularity worldwide for their ability to help shield and support a healing environment for blemishes.

The Hero Mighty Patch Original is the top-selling acne patch in the US, and since its launch in Australia in September 2023, it has also become the number one patch in Chemist Warehouse.

By expanding the product range, Hero Cosmetics aims to cater to the unique needs of Australian consumers by offering targeted solution for different areas of the face.

Take on major breakout zones with Mighty Patch Face pimple patches – made of flexibly thin hydrocolloid, this set hits 5 key breakout zones to gently absorb pore and pimple gunk so you can peel away the gunk.

Mighty Patch Chin focuses on tackling pimples that often appear along the chin area. Its contoured design provides coverage along the chin to absorb pimple gunk.

Lastly, Mighty Patch Nose has a flexible design to the contours of the nose, a common area whiteheads. Leaving the patch on for 6-8 hours to allow a gently absorption of pore and pimple gunk.

The expanded line of Hero Mighty Patch; Face, Chin, and Nose, are available for purchase in-store at Chemist Warehouse from June 2024. 

For more information about Hero Cosmetics and the range products, click here

Skin Physics launches new product into Priceline

Reveal radiant skin with Skin Physics new 15% Vitamin C & Ferulic Acid Serum. The high strength brightening formula combines pure vitamin C + ferulic acid to target dull skin, correct uneven texture, even-out skin tone and fight signs of ageing, for smooth, bright, and more resilient skin.

Formulated with pure ascorbic acid, a potent antioxidant that helps to reduce the appearance of dark spots, hyperpigmentation and dullness, neutralise free radical damage from excess sun exposure, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. 

You can find the product and download hi-res imagery here, and shop via Priceline here.

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tbh Skincare partners up with the Matildas

TikTok-viral skincare brand, tbh Skincare has teamed up with the Australian Commbank Matildas for a limited-edition co-branded set of soccer themed pimple patches.

Available from May 20th, each pack contains 60 multi-sized patches, and includes the original clear design and four new unique green and gold patches.

Working to speed up the recovery time of active pimples, the formula contains ascorbic acid to help correct post-breakout pigmentation, tea tree oil to reduce redness and swelling, niacinamide to soothe damaged skin and salicylic acid to remove congestion. 

tbh Skincare x Matildas Pimple Patches retail for $19.95 / 60 patches, and are available for purchase from May 20th from tbhskincare.com and exclusively in-store at Priceline from mid-June. While stocks last. 

Synergie Skin founder announces new brand

Renowned biological scientist, biohacker and founder of Synergie Skin, Terri Vinson Jones has announced the launch of SynTernals, a new premium supplement brand set to make waves.

The brand launches with its first product, NRgize+ an NAD+ booster supplement crafted to enhance your healthspan and invigorate the body's cell vitality.

Modern life throws a lot at our cells: environmental toxins, chronic stress, and nutrient deficiencies. These challenges can take a toll, and one of the ways they show their impact is through declining levels of NAD+.

NAD+ is a fundamental molecule in our bodies. It acts like a cellular fuel cell, powering essential processes like energy production and repair. SynTernals developed NRgize+ to address this root cause. By targeting NAD+ levels, NRgize+ aims to combat the cellular damage caused by modern life's challenges.

SynTernals stands apart in the market for its commitment to high-quality, rigorously tested, evidence-based supplements. As a product that is 100% Australian-made, AUST-L listed (TGA approved), and founded on robust scientific principles, NRgize+ represents the pinnacle of their expertise in nutritional science. 

"Cellular health is the key to whole-body health and vitality. When individual cells are healthy, so too are our organs and systems. I created NRgize+ to offer an innovative combination of ingredients that optimise cellular health- span from the inside out," said Terri. 

NRgize+ is now available for $89 AUD and is available at www.synergieskin.com/synternals.

NIVEA announces fundraising campaign for Look Good Feel Better

For Australians undergoing cancer treatment, a few minutes each day dedicated to looking good goes a long way to helping them feel better.

Skincare and beauty brand, NIVEA, is a big believer of the power of self-care, and is kicking off its fundraising campaign for long-standing partner and cancer support charity Look Good Feel Better (LGFB). A global not-for-profit initiative, run by The Cancer Patients Foundation in Australia, LGFB works closely with cancer patients, providing non-medical support on a range of topics, from skincare to fitness to mental wellbeing.

As part of the fundraising campaign, 10 cents from every NIVEA product sold across key Australian retailers between 1 May and 30 July will be donated directly to LGFB. With AUD$150,000 as the target, the funds raised will support the provision of LGFB’s workshops and Confidence Kits. 

A core part of LGFB’s service, the workshops are designed to empower men and women by equipping them with skills and products to help them feel more confident while facing the challenges of cancer treatment. 

Workshop topics range from skincare advice, make-up tips, scarf styling, wig selection and care, fitness, mobility and mental wellbeing and are run by volunteer experts. Participants of these workshops also receive a complimentary Confidence Kit, full of cosmetic and, skincare, products and written resources sponsored by community and corporate partners like NIVEA. 

NIVEA Managing Director of Beiersdorf Australia and New Zealand Clynton Bartholomeusz said, "As a skincare brand built on the ethos of ‘CARE BEYOND SKIN’, we have a responsibility to make a positive impact in the communities we operate in. This very much informs the charities we work with and Look Good Feel Better’s commitment to empowering cancer patients with confidence through self-care continues to resonate strongly with us."

"For this year, our goal is to utilise NIVEA’s brand platform and nationwide presence in stores to raise $150,000 which will go to the running of over 150 workshops for 1,500 cancer patients. We hope fellow Aussies can join us in this meaningful campaign and also support the charity in any way they can."

Irina Shayk’s Kerasilk Met Gala look

Kerasilk has made it to the Met Gala! 

Celebrity hairstylist, Harry Josh, worked with Irina Shayk for her red carpet look, featuring Kerasilk products.

See below for how to get the look from Harry: 

- To start, Josh treated the hair with the KERASILK Strengthening Bond Builderstrengthening and prepping it for the upcoming look.  

- He then applied the KERASILK Repairing Spray to nourish, hydrate and protect the hair against heat and breakage. 

- Prior to blowing out the hair, Josh applied Great Lengths Tape In Extensions throughout the entire head to create length and volume. 

- Once the hair was blown dry, Josh secured a ponytail on the top of her head, wrapping the hair around and twisting to create a bun. 

- Lastly, Josh finished off the look with the KERASILK Multi-Purpose Hairspray to lock the pair into place and add shine.

For more information, reach out Alexis Gilmer at BLUSH PR: alexis@blushpr.com.au

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Dyson drops in all MECCA stores

To celebrate the launch of Dyson’s Supersonic Nural™ Intelligent Hair Dryer, MECCA is thrilled to announce that customers can now get their hands on Dyson’s latest innovation in all 109 MECCA stores across Australia and New Zealand, from April 30th.

The Dyson’s Supersonic Nural™ Intelligent Hair Dryer comes equipped with a new Scalp protect mode which uses a network of Nural™ sensors, automatically reducing heat and airflow as it nears your head, helping to protect your scalp from heat damage.

Not only this, but these sensors improve the styling experience to enhance natural hair shine, it comes with new and improved attachments that learn and remember user’s styling preferences to simplify a routine for fast, healthy drying with no extreme heat. Finally, it pauses automatically when you do, deactivating the heater, decreasing airflow and noise.

You can read more about the launch here.

The Dyson Supersonic Nural™ is currently only available at Dyson, and MECCA in-store and online at www.mecca.com.au.

An in-store partnership that begins with Nural™, MECCA stores will then welcome several of Dyson’s most in-demand hair heroes in the coming months. 

Redken to host consumer activation

Redken Bond with A.B.C is hosting a pop-up at Melbourne Central. It is the perfect opportunity for hair care enthusiasts to learn more about, the Acidic Bonding Concentrate range. 

During the activation you can receive complimentary soldered bracelets and be able to capture the moment in a photobooth, as well leave with free A.B.C samples to test and trial for yourself.  

Running from Friday May 24th to Sunday May 26th during the trading hours outlined below: 

  • Friday 10am – 9pm 
  • Saturday 10am – 7pm 
  • Sunday 10am – 7pm 

The Redken Acidic Bonding Concentrate’s pH-balancing formula infuses hair with the conditioning it needs to repair itself, focusing on strengthening weakened hair bonds and improving its resilience. 

This hair bonding system is also sulphate-free making it suited for all hair types including coloured. It’s the perfect all-in-one bonding hair solution. 

For further information please contact ella@twobirdstalking.com.au

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