Beauty News

Jeffree Star refunds customers following backlash

The beauty influencer is refunding his mystery boxes, following a string of 'false advertising' claims.

Bourjois to exit UK and Ireland

Coty has made the decision to pull the brand from the two markets early next year.

YouTube reveals top beauty videos of the year

What this wrap-up lacks in originality, it makes up for in useful data.

10 brands for post-Christmas pampering

These 10 brand are helping with the post-Christmas comedown.

November's most mentioned beauty products in print

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

Dec 9, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

$685 million expansion of Chadstone shopping centre; the natural look and dermo-cosmetics are key drivers of the APAC beauty market; Ulta Beauty's nine month sales reach US$5.1 billion; and beauty and personal care brands rate highly on Nielsen's breakthrough innovation 2019 rankings.

Tried & tested: Christmas party essentials

To help prepare for every event, BD road-tested these Christmas party essentials.

Elle Macpherson unveils first skincare line

WelleCo's first skincare line is now available for purchase.

The organisation helping Aussie beauty brands access China

The company's CEO sat down with BD to discuss this and more.

Dec 5: Beauty reads from across the web

Here are five industry articles that have piqued our interest over the past week.

Reddit's new data reveals a lot about the state of beauty

Here are its top ranked communities and talking points from the past year.

Twitter publishes handy 2020 marketing calendar

The social platform has rounded up 2020’s most-anticipated events that will unfold over the year.

Beauty 101: Caring for underarms

Get ready to avoid any nasty, sweaty situations with this round up of products caring for your underarms.

The biggest 2020 social trends predicted

What will 2020 hold for the ever-changing landscape of social media?

INSTYLE appoints new beauty editor

Sarah previously worked at esprit Magazine as junior online journalist.

Tried & tested: Mum and baby

Keeping mum and bub happy has never been easier.

10 brands with festive scents

To help you get into the Christmas spirit, BD has rounded up 10 festive scents.

Professional Beauty appoints beauty editor

Her role commences tomorrow, Tuesday, December 3.

Top clicked keywords, articles and events: November

BEAUTYDIRECTORY reveals what articles, keywords, and events appealed to industry and media most in November.

Dec 2, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Priceline launches Click-and-Collect for Christmas; Unilever, Henkel, Colgate-Palmolive and private equity firms shape up for US$7 billion auction to buy Coty Professional Beauty; L'Oréal ramps up global presence of SkinCeuticals; and Givaudan acquires Indena's cosmetics division.

Are brand community members the new influencers?

Just when you thought you had all marketing bases covered, it appears there's another model on the horizon that experts are claiming could lead the way when it comes to building engagement and sales in 2020.

Facebook launches new app for teens

The new app allows users to create their own memes using simple tools and templates.

Nov 28: Beauty reads from across the web

Here are five industry articles that have piqued our interest over the past week.

These are the posts that Instagram thinks defined the decade

Here are the winners...

esprit Magazine Australia appoints new editor

Formerly beauty editor at The Intermedia Group's Professional Beauty and INSTYLE, she has a wealth of experience in the beauty B2B space.

Christmas gift guide: Gifting for the boys

To round out BD’s Christmas gifting series for 2019, we are dishing up the ultimate pressies for the men in your life.

Grown Alchemist to open global flagship

The natural beauty brand will open a store in Carlton.

Victoria's Secret cancels its Fashion Show

It has finally been confirmed that there will be no Victoria's Secret angels this year.

10 post-procedure skincare brands

Help soothe, soften and heal skin post-treatment with these 10 brands.

Nov 25, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Australia predicted to be among top four international markets for Kylie Cosmetics; Australian Christmas spending to reach $52.7 billion; and MCM inks fragrance deal with Inter Parfums.