Beauty News

Olaplex acquired by private equity firm

The hair care brand has been acquired by one of the largest global private equity investors.

Nov 21: Beauty reads from across the web

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

Tool to help tackle greenwashing in beauty launches

Cult Beauty will now provide users with information about a brand's supply chain and its environmental impact.

Christmas gift guide: Luxe beauty gifts

Christmas is right around the corner and to celebrate BD has rounded up 10 new lust-worthy releases.

Introducing Australia’s new beauty festival

The first ever festival for curly-haired women is coming to Australia.

Tried & tested: On counter November

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

Expert advice: How to take your brand overseas

BD sat down with Clémence Organics founder, Bridget Carmady, to chat about her top tips for international brand expansion.

Coty buys majority stake in Kylie Cosmetics

The deal means that Jenner will keep a 49 per cent stake in her business.

James Charles launches reality show

The series has been described as 'Project Runway meets America’s Next Top Model with a dash of beauty.'

Victoria Beckham teams up with Augustinus Bader on skincare product

The product is being described as part moisturiser and part brightening primer.

10 brands for bright, summery nails

BD rounds up 10 brands that cover everything for the perfect at-home, summery mani.

Nov 18, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

L'Oréal and Estée Lauder both pull in more than AUD$209 million on record-breaking Singles' Day; China to overtake US as world's largest single beauty market; younger Australians fuelling Cyber Weekend sales; and Pitt Street Mall – World's seventh most expensive retail street.

Lottie Tomlinson talks tanning and her top Aussie influencers

The British influencer is in Oz to promote her new beauty brand, Tanologist.

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.