Beauty News

Tried & tested: On Counter March

The BD team recently road-tested all the new and noteworthy products that hit stores this March.

MECCA launches 24-hour beauty hub

As more retail stores close, MECCA is trying its best to adapt to COVID-19.

BD chats to Parisienne scent designer behind Maison 21G

Maison 21G founder, Johanna Monange opens up about the advancements she has made in the industry, the use of AI in fragrance, and what her philosophy is around scent trends.

Pinterest fast-tracks new tabs following record activity

Following record-breaking traffic, Pinterest has introduced new features to help those in self-isolation.

The products you need for good hand hygiene

BD has rounded up a selection of must-haves for protection, hydration and nourishment.

New COVID-19 laws: What they mean for beauty

BD has rounded up a full list of beauty business impacted by the latest COVID-19 laws.

Aussie makeup artists coming together to boost morale

Celebrity makeup artists Michael Brown and Chantelle Baker are joining forces to help boost morale for those in the industry who have lost work due to the health crisis.

Your guide to the best autumn fragrances

Because the shift in seasons can also mean a shift in fragrance choices.

Who's the highest paid beauty influencer?

Cosmetify has released its 2020 Beauty Influencer Rich List, breaking down the top 50 highest paid social media stars.

The Gucci Beauty ad causing controversy

The campaign imagery for Gucci's first mascara is causing quite the stir amongst consumers.

Why TikTok is having a huge beauty moment

In this new world of social distancing, one platform has absolutely flourished.

6 pro tips for working from home (successfully)

To help you on your way and make the most of this new situation we find ourselves in, we spoke to business coach, Carly Taber, for her top tips for successfully working from home.

Mar 23, 2020: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Safety bubble: Skincare one of the top five most popular online categories in Australia; Coty to fast-track e-commerce; and social distancing to push media consumption 60 per cent higher.

Bauer launches new multi-platform

The new site builds on the success of an existing Bauer publication.

Feeling down? These podcasts will help boost your mood

Podcasts are a great way to educate yourself, be inspired, keep up-to-date with the industry and most importantly, in this current climate, boost your mood.

Shellac vs SNS: Everything you need to know

To combat nail damage, more and more people are moving away from acrylics.

The anti-pollution beauty products working hard to protect skin

To help keep skin protected from the elements, we’ve rounded up the essentials for you.

Magazines lift paywalls amidst health crisis

Popular magazines have lifted paywalls to help people stay informed about COVID-19.

How the beauty industry is rallying in face of COVID-19

BD has rounded up how the virus has impacted the industry to date and how it's rallying in spite of the changes.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is cancelled

The decision was made after careful consideration, as the health and safety of everyone involved remains MBFWA's top priority.

Krumbled Foods’ Keira Rumble chats exciting announcement

BD sat down with the entrepreneur to chat about what it means to her joining the Sephora Accelerate Program.

13 brands with anti-ageing eye creams

BD has rounded up 13 of the best anti-ageing eye creams on the market.

Tried & tested: Health and wellbeing

Because beauty is also about improving your overall health.

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.

Squalane: The skincare hero going through dramatic changes

The newest method of producing squalane is soon expected to skyrocket.

Sigourney Cantelo chats Beauticate relaunch

BD chats with Beauticate founder and editor, Sigourney Cantelo about the site's exciting relaunch.

Dyson unveils its newest beauty tool

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

The beauty boosters you need to know about

Coming into the cooler weather, keep your health in tip-top shape with these beauty boosters.