Beauty News

Selfridges bans plastic-based cosmetic glitter

The luxury department store group has pledged to remove plastic-based cosmetic glitter from shelves by 2021.

Beauty 101: Back to school essentials

From preventing head lice and sunburn to oral health and overall wellbeing, these products will have children protected.

BEAUTYDIRECTORY welcomes seven new brands

Discover more about the new beauty brands that have joined BD.

Pinterest introduces virtual reality feature

The new feature allows users to virtually try on different lipstick shades from popular brands.

10 brands with scarring solutions

BD has rounded up 10 products with scarring solutions that will leave skin looking fresh, flawless and fantastic.

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.

Go-To launches new hero product

Zoë Foster Blake's iconic, and uber-fun, Australian skincare brand Go-To, has announced the latest member to join the gang, and it's set to be the brand's next hero product

P&G sees strong growth for beauty sales

P&G has seen expansion across all beauty segments in its second quarter.

The Green Edit: Everything you need to know about the new organic beauty event

The Green Edit is a curated event featuring only the very best organic and natural beauty brands in one space.

Hair lamination: The next big trend?

The treatment only takes eight seconds.

Searches for vegan lipstick soar

Pinterest has released stats that show searches for 'vegan lipstick' have increased by a huge 150 per cent from December 2018 to 2019.

Australia's first ever beauty runway for charity has been announced

Priceline Pharmacy is set to host Australia's first beauty runway for charity, featuring a lineup of inspirational women.

Beauty 101: How to fake a summer body after Christmas

Here are 10 brands you can turn to when you've gone in for seconds (or thirds!) but need to look like you haven't.

A-beauty: Aussie beauty brands you need on your radar

In honour of Australia Day, BD has rounded up 26 homegrown beauties to keep on your radar for the year ahead.

Hermès unveils new lipstick line

French fashion powerhouse reveals its first foray into the cosmetics industry.

December's most mentioned beauty products in print

Here's what hit the headlines in magazine land last month.

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.

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.

10 go-to brands with acne treatments

These acne treatments will help you control what's happening to your skin.

Tried & tested: Australian brands

These home-grown Aussie labels are making huge waves overseas.

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.

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.

Charlotte Tilbury drops surprise announcement

The British makeup icon has announced the range will be expanding this month.

Fragrance Foundation Awards adds gender neutral category

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

ELLE International Beauty Award winners announced

Here's what the professionals have to say.

Beauty 101: False lashes

This week we’re serving up everything needed to create gorgeous lashes, especially if you weren’t naturally blessed with them.

Net-a-Porter launches sustainable beauty edit

Net-a-Porter is kicking off 2020 by expanding its Net Sustain program, which is now championing sustainable beauty for the first time

Hourglass announces first brand ambassador

The announcement marks the first partnership of this kind for the cruelty-free cosmetics company.

12 lip products with sun protection

These 12 brands will keep your lips plump and protected this summer.