Beauty News

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.

Winners of the Pure Beauty Awards 2019 revealed

The winners of the Pure Beauty Awards 2019 were revealed during a punk-themed ceremony in London.

This cleansing brush left triallers with brighter, healthier skin, and it's less than $50

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

Versace launches high-end perfume line

The luxe-line consists of six scents, all with a central ingredient to celebrate their uniqueness.

The newly released hair treatment you need on your radar

Here are the results from a recent beautyheaven Pantene Pro-V Trial Team.

Kylie Jenner trademarks viral catchphrase

She's never one to miss a business opportunity...

10 brands for a dreamy night-time beauty routine

Whether it’s products to help drift off to sleep or multi-tasking wonders that leave you looking fresh come the AM, these 10 brands need to be on your radar for all things night-time beauty.

Oct 28, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Priceline sales top $2.1 billion; beauty drives Q1 2020 growth for P&G; Alibaba predicts more than 500 million users for Singles' Day 2019; and Australia's top four gift-giving personalities.

ELLE and Harper's BAZAAR announce new beauty and features assistant

Today marks Christopher Xi's last day, while the brand's welcome Pema Bakshi.

Vegan: Celebrating beauty's booming category

As we get ready to celebrate World Vegan Day next Friday, November 1, there's never been a better time to hone in on beauty's most conscientious category.

Tried & tested: Serene spring scents

Swap out your winter fragrance for something more light and fresh this spring.

Micro trend: Eyebrow lamination

The new eyebrow treatment promising your biggest brows ever.

Instagram bans plastic surgery filters

Instagram has introduced yet another measure to help combat the ever-growing issue of negative body esteem.

ModelCo heads to NYC for new venture

DMA United and ModelCo previously worked on the latter's Karl Lagerfeld collaboration in 2018.

Instagram's latest feature could be a beauty PR's best friend

Is the social platform about to take on Facebook events?

Beauty 101: Sun protection

Keep skin protected from the harsh Aussie rays with these 10 sun care must-haves.

The sustainability switch: innisfree upcycling beauty

Beauty brand, innisfree, is releasing a body collection formulated using recycled coffee grounds.

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.

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