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Alfaparf Milano partners with Mr World and Miss World Australia

Alfaparf Milano and Miss World Australia Organisation have announced their new partnership, with Alfaparf on board for Miss World Australia 2019 and Mr World Australia 2019/2020 as the official hair sponsor.

Hosted in Australia for the very first time, the brand will officially be launching its new Men’s Professional Hair Care line at the National Finals in Victoria.

If you are interested in attending and representing Alfaparf Milano, please email jacqui.germanos@alfaparf.com.au or call 0417 336 313.

L’Oréal Group donates 100 million euros to Notre-Dame Cathedral

Following yesterday’s damage to the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, the L’Oréal Group and the Bettencourt Meyers family have announced they will be participating in the cathedral’s “renaissance.”

They will jointly donate 100 million euros dedicated to its reconstruction, and the L’Oréal Group will associate its 86,000 employees who have “expressed their profound emotion and wish to contribute to the collective effort for the reconstruction."

Aveda teams up with Elyse Knowles for a limited-edition collab

Aveda has teamed up with ambassador Elyse Knowles for a limited-edition collaboration in conjunction with Earth Month 2019.

To help raise funds for the initiative, Knowles has designed a limited-edition tote bag made from one of the world’s fastest growing plants and biodegradable resources, bamboo. The design, featuring the earth in waterdrop form and the statement ‘Be The Change,' reinforces Knowles commitment to environmental responsibility and the clean water mission. 

100 per cent of proceeds from the limited-edition tote bag will contribute towards WaterAid’s clean water projects, focusing on nutrition, improved access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene in India.

"In Australia, we are very lucky to have clean running taps and flushing toilets. We take this for granted but other countries are not so fortunate. The Aveda tote bag is a wonderful way to raise funds and awareness for WaterAid. Using the bag for a trip to the market, the shopping centre or the green grocer is also an incredibly easy way to take a step towards eco-friendly living. Every little bit helps," said Knowles.

The tote bag will be available from Monday April 22, 2019. 

La Prairie partners with Heinemann Australia

La Prairie is excited to announce its partnership with Heinemann Australia, offering a world–first experience for clients travelling through Sydney International Airport Departures.

“We are bringing a unique immersive experience to Sydney Airport to allow guests to select either a luxury treatment in a private suite, or an express service that can be performed on counter,” says La Prairie Managing Director Australia and New Zealand, Rosi Fernandez.
 
“After much hard work and collaboration, we’re proud to continue our successful partnership with La Prairie. The space’s design, innovation and customer experience are truly unique to the brand, and we are excited to continuously elevate the travel retail experience at HEINEMANN Tax & Duty Free, Sydney Airport,” comments Richard Goodman, Managing Director Heinemann Australia.
 
La Prairie The Art of Luxury will offer the experience to guests from April to September 2019.

Andreja Pejić joins Kérastase as ambassador

Kérastase has tapped international model Andreja Pejić as its new ambassador. 

Pejić attended the launch of the brand's new Blond Absolu range in Sydney last week, where the announcement was made.

Somewhat of a revolution in the modelling world, Pejić came out as transgender in 2013 and has since starred in leading global fashion and beauty campaigns and on countless magazine covers. 

Her affinity with hair began aged 14 when she first went blonde, making her an ideal representative for Kérastase's new range.

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Jo Malone launches The Bridal Lace Collection into David Jones

Jo Malone London and David Jones are delighted to announce the launch of The Bridal Lace Collection. 

The bespoke etched-glass Lace Bottles and Home Candles come in signature scents such as Peony & Blush Suede and Red Roses.

Exclusive to David Jones, the collection will be available at Jo Malone London counters at the Elizabeth Street and Bourke Street stores.

Arbonne announces Marie Kondo inspired #DrawerDetox challenge

Arbonne is conducting a nationwide clean-up of all beauty drawers, with the announcement of its #DrawerDetox challenge. The initiative aims to encourage consumers to make conscious decisions about what’s in the products they use, and how many products they really need.

Inspired by Marie Kondo’s philosophy, Arbonne is challenging Australians to take a look at their beauty drawers to make sure each product sparks joy, has not expired, and does not contain any ingredients found on Arbonne’s Not Allowed List.'

The list includes more than 2,000 ingredients that won’t be used in any of its formulas, and directly reflects Arbonne’s rigorous screening of ingredients, its research, and enhanced safety requirements.

Arbonne is encouraging participants to share photos for the challenge on Instagram using the hashtag #DrawerDetox and by tagging @ArbonneAUNZ.

Arbonne's Not Allowed List of ingredients is available here.

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L’Oréal Paris announces Céline Dion as international spokesperson

L’Oréal Paris has announced that Céline Dion is the brand's newest international spokesperson.

“I’m at a stage in my life where I’m excited to use my voice to empower others to feel beautiful, confident, and to learn to embrace themselves," said Dion.

The 51 year old will make her debut for L’Oréal Paris in the Excellence Hair Colour campaign, which premieres worldwide on April 22, 2019. 

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LUSH celebrates 30 years of the bath bomb

To celebrate its special 30th anniversary year, LUSH shops worldwide are curating their own bath bomb ranges for the first time and choosing from over 50 exclusive products (currently only available in the bath bomb concept shop in Harajuku, Tokyo) to sell in their own shops.

Launched on March 29 in LUSH shops nationwide and online, each store has a different selection depending on its size. The chosen range is also mixed up regularly, so there is something to suit a variety of tastes.

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Just Cuts celebrates expansion into the UK

On March 28, Just Cuts celebrated its expansion into the UK with the grand opening of its first franchised salon in Southside Wandsworth Shopping Centre, South London.

The salon’s team of stylists are now bringing the Just Cuts premium service at not-so-premium prices to the people of Wandsworth. On the day, stylists gave the first 30 clients free Style Cuts, with everyone else benefiting from a six week special on the cut, which was down from £19 to £15.

“I consider London to be the world centre for hair fashion, so coming over here is a proud moment for the whole Just Cuts team,” Just Cuts founder, Denis McFadden, said. “In the past, we’ve had many British backpackers travel to Australia and New Zealand seeking work in our salons. When the time comes for them to depart, they ask: ‘When will Just Cuts be coming to the UK?’. Wandsworth is the continuation of our UK story."

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