Beauty News

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.

Goop partners with Sephora

The move marks a huge milestone for Goop, which is very selective with its partnerships.

SkinCeuticals expands into physical stores

SkinLab offers affordable, doctor-backed treatments that don't require a trip to the doctor's office.

Jan 13, 2020: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Beauty tech grabs headlines at world's largest consumer technology show; leading Italian investment firm buys 20 per cent stake in Santa Maria Novella; halal beauty and personal care sales to reach US$54 billion; and L'Oréal to ramp up international expansion of US luxury brands with new global president.

The beauty brands supporting Aussie bushfire relief

These beauty brands are all directly supporting those affected by the Australian bushfires.

Beiersdorf partners with artificial intelligence company

The maker of La Prairie and Nivea products is collaborating with Insilico Medicine to help with product development.

L’Oréal veteran appointed as Milk Makeup CEO

Tim Coolican will lead marketing and expansion efforts for the rapidly growing brand.

P&G announces plans to buy women's grooming brand

Billie is especially appealing to Millennial and Gen Z consumers, a void which P&G wants to fill.


After three years in the role, Georgie Haigh has finished up as Editor.

Meet Fenty Beauty's first ever mascara

The mascara is designed to replicate Rihanna's signature full-lash look.

Goop's Netflix trailer has officially landed

Netflix has released a new trailer that embraces Goop's controversial reputation.

Shane Dawson reveals secret beauty channel

Dawson spoke out in a series of Tweets that led to the unveiling of a secret YouTube channel.

Kylie Cosmetics appoints new CEO

Kylie Jenner will continue to to lead creative efforts, as well as social media.

Frédéric Fekkai reintroduces haircare brand

The brand new line is now sustainable, clean and vegan.

10 brands for pre-pregnancy and mums-to-be

These 10 brands will keep mum and bub pampered and prepared during this exciting time.

Jan 6, 2020: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Retailers buoyed by Boxing Day sales of $2.3 billion; the four mega-trends for 2020 beauty; direct-to-consumer beauty sales continue to soar; and Kylie Skin to debut in Europe.

Tried & tested: Brush essentials

Here at BD, we believe looks are only as flawless as the tools used to achieve them.

Medium Rare acquires Storyation

Medium Rare and Storyation share a singular focus on high quality, strategically-grounded content.

Beauty 101: New generation body products

To ensure skin is looked after this summer, Beauty 101 is serving up 10 body care launches.