Beauty News

L’Oréal to acquire designer fragrance brands

The announcement was made yesterday following exclusive talks that have reportedly been underway since July

Coty to explore sale of Professional Beauty business

The company has announced it will now be focusing more on its fragrance, cosmetics and skincare businesses.

Feelunique to 'decode' beauty for consumers

The retailer will help consumers decode everything that's in their products.

Bauer Media to acquire Pacific Magazines

An announcement was made by Bauer CEO, Brendon Hill, this morning.

10 products with lust-worthy packaging

From limited-edition releases to year-round must-haves, these 10 brands tick all the insta-worthy boxes.

Oct 21, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

La Perla launches beauty division; Unilever Q3 sales reach US$14.7 billion; Miniso to open 68 more new stores in Australia; and new Google for beauty search engine debuts.

New and noteworthy beauty books of 2019

This year has seen an abundance of beauty book launches that do a wonderful job of celebrating the many facets of our industry.

Andrea Ferrari announces major changes at esprit

Michelle Ruzzene will be taking over Ferrari’s role as editor of esprit Magazine Australia.

The next YouTuber to release a beauty line

YouTuber, Tati Westbrook is finally giving fans what they’ve been begging for, a beauty line.

Beauty 101: Natural haircare

From certified organic formulations and recycled packaging to cruelty-free testing and naturally derived ingredients, these brands have your back, as well as the environments. ​

An Australian first: the new beauty device you need on your radar

BD sat down with The Beauty Fridge founders to speak about the brand’s successful reception, the design process and why you should consider making the switch to cold beauty.

Futuredew alternatives because Glossier doesn't ship here

In the absence of shipping to Australia, and with a gut feeling that this could be the next new product category, here are some viable Futuredew fallbacks.

Top beauty retailer hires advisors to explore sale

Other retailers are also exploring sales.

M.A.C Cosmetics announces price drop

M.A.C Cosmetics Australia has announced it will be dropping prices across its range from October 14, 2019.

10 brands with scents for men

These 10 brands will help take the guesswork out of picking a scent for the man in your life.

Oct 14, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Global online beauty and personal care sales to reach US$60 billion; Ipsy poised for international expansion as sales reach US$500 million; Australian women more health-conscious than ever; and LVMH perfumes and cosmetics fuel record Q3 results.

September's most mentioned beauty products in print

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

2020 beauty forecast: The why behind the rise in sensitised skin

Sensitised skin is different to sensitive skin in that it is a direct result of environmental aggressors. Here's what it means for beauty brands and more.

Tried & tested: On counter October

The BD team road-tests all the new and noteworthy products hitting stores this October.

Instagram introduces @Creators hub to inspire brands and influencers

Instagram has launched new @Creators account, which aims to educate influencers and brands on content creation.

PopSugar acquired by Group Nine

Group Nine is an American digital media company comprising of numerous pop culture websites.

Shiseido acquires Drunk Elephant for $845 million

The acquisition is in line with Shiseido's global expansion strategy.

The new Olay range scoring five stars with Aussie consumers

Here are the results from a recent beautyheaven Olay Trial Team.

NYX founder returns to beauty with new project

Toni Ko has announced her return to the beauty industry with the launch of a new company.

Facebook launches new messaging app for Instagram

The messaging service adopts many features of rival, Snapchat.

Oct 7, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Alibaba Group to reach 2 billion global consumers; Halloween spending on the rise; world's top three natural and organic beauty markets; and hair makeup – the latest K-Beauty trend.

Jen Atkin's next move

The beauty entrepreneur reveals what's next for Ouai.

The Beauty Chef raises $10 million from new Aussie investment fund

Pioneers of the inner beauty industry, The Beauty Chef, has raised $10 million from Point King Capital.

Vice Media acquires Refinery29

The deal is valued at $400 million according to The New York Times.

BD sits down with the new face of Neutrogena

Michelle Crossan opens up to BD about her new campaign with Neutrogena, her creative process and what upcoming influencers need to know when working with brands.