Beauty News

The Cosmetify Index reveals Australia's favourite beauty brand

The Index takes five major factors into account when collating its data.

Four top influencers announce business ventures

In a world where beauty is thriving, demand is high for guidance from trusted individuals.

Walgreens Boots Alliance approached with record-breaking buyout

The deal, which is expected to reach US$70b, would be the biggest private equity buyout in history.

Christmas gift guide: Beauty stocking fillers

We are well and truly in the swing of Christmas, and to celebrate BD has rounded up 10 new beauty releases, perfect as stocking fillers, under $40.

Hearst staff take a stand against employment conditions

Employees have formed a 500-strong media union that will encompass more magazine and digital titles than almost any other in the US.

Henkel to acquire professional hair care brand

DevaCurl offers premium hair care and styling products for all types of curly and wavy hair.

Beauty must-reads from across the web

Take time to catch up over a cuppa. Here are five industry articles we've been loving from across the web over the past week.

Kesha unveils vegan makeup line

The star has collaborated with HipDot, a brand known for its bold collections and collaborations.

October's most mentioned beauty products in print

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

Nov 11, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Kline Group analyses potential buyers for Coty Professional Beauty; nearly 2 million Australians have used buy-now-pay-later methods; SC Johnson makes second sunscreen brand acquisition of the year; and Walgreens Boots Alliance explores US$70 billion go-private buyout.

Law introduced against misuse of 'natural' in beauty

The major industry breakthrough was announced earlier this week.

Gritty Pretty to close headquarters

The digital beauty publisher will be closing its office from November 15.

Drunk Elephant to enter new beauty category

According to celebrity hair stylist, Chris McMillan, the skincare brand will be entering the hair category after he used a detangling spray on his A-list client, Jennifer Aniston.

Lifestyle team updates at Pac Mags

Pac Mags has announced new staff appointments and changes across its lifestyle team.

Women's Health announces new beauty editor

Congratulations to Erin Docherty who has been announced as beauty editor at Women's Health Australia.

Could LVMH be launching a new beauty brand?

According to multiple sources, LVMH is seeking an experienced manager to lead the development of a start-up.

Facebook rebrands all of its apps

Facebook's new logo is designed to help differentiate the parent company from its various apps.

Beauty 101: Summer hands and feet prep

From exfoliating heels and rejuvenating nails to hydrating skin and conditioning cuticles, these products will have you ready for sandal season in a flash.

Top clicked keywords, articles and events: October

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

DECIEM announces bold move for Black Friday

DECIEM has announced it will completely shut up shop on November 29.

The tools leaving you with the perfect summer-ready pedicure

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

10 brands with a soft spot for sandalwood

With warm, creamy notes, sandalwood is exotic and comforting, mixing beautifully with other scents. BD rounds up 10 brands with sandalwood offerings.

Nov 4, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Strong Q3 sales lift L'Oréal YTD revenues to UD$24.55 billion; Estée Lauder predicts a strong 2020 on double digit Q1 growth; media consolidation in the UK: Future acquires TI Media for AUD$262.89 million; and DIY health and fitness attract major investments from tech giants and fashion brands.

Harrods to open standalone beauty stores

Popular London department store, Harrods, will soon be upgrading the way people shop for beauty.

The beauty Instagram accounts with the most fake followers

Earlier this week, digital marketing agency, Pilot Fish Media, revealed the percentage of fake followers on a number of global beauty brand Twitter and Instagram profiles.

The vitamin you need to know

Saturday November 2, marks National Vitamin D Day, dedicated to spreading awareness on vitamin D and the deficiencies that Australia is facing.

This is how Australia's 'Conscious Consumer' is shopping in 2019

Earlier this week, PayPal released its 2019 mCommerce Index – a report that looks at payment patterns and expectations of both smartphone-using consumers and businesses that retail online.

Beauty 101: Summer nails

From tools and polishes to innovative devices, these 10 products will help prep and paint nails to perfection.

Meet the Aussie influencer championing clean beauty

Shahrzad Kahrobai opens up to BD about her relaunched website, THESPOTBEAUTY, which is all about the latest in innovative clean beauty and wellness.

Study finds influencer ads to be more effective than TV ads

The research found that influencer ads were significantly more "emotionally intense" and memorable than TV ads.