Beauty News

Unilever acquires luxury brand Tatcha

In a deal that is said to approach US$500 million, industry sources say the brand is on track to earn US$100 million in net sales for 2019.

Bauer Media announces new monthly magazine

The new glossy magazine aims to celebrate that much deserved "me time moment."

June 10, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Australian women rate value for money as most important feature when buying cosmetics; Product reviews influence 80 per cent of Aussie shoppers; Inter Parfums acquires Kate Spade license; and German beauty market reaches AUD$21.91 billion.

The Fragrance Foundation Awards winners announced

The awards were held in New York City, with a star-studded guest list of 900.

Paris Hilton debuts skincare line in South Korea

The ProD.N.A range has also been adapted to suit the Korean market.

Tried & tested: Best body solutions

Covering everything from natural deodorant to hair masks and nourishing oils, BD road-tested some of the market’s top body solution products.

Instagram expands its influencer marketing strategy

The app is now allowing brands to share influencer paid partnerships.

Five tech trends taking the beauty world by storm

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, BD has rounded up some of the most exciting beauty tech trends.

Is the ‘no-makeup makeup’ trend to blame for decline in beauty sales?

Prestige makeup sales are on the decline, and could natural makeup trends be to blame?

BD career month: How to handle tricky situations at work

BD chats to two HR experts about their top communication tips for handling difficult situations in the workplace.

Beauty 101: Hydration

The top 10 products you need on your radar this winter.

Retail chain closes its only Australian store

Although the store will be closing in the new year, the retailer will still be keeping its online presence.

Michael Brown partners with Marc Jacobs Beauty

With a reputation that has established him as a respected figure in the Australian ‘beauty scape,' Brown is the brand's first local artistry ambassador for Southeast Asia.

Country Style magazine launches awards to celebrate 30th anniversary

The magazine celebrated 30 inspiring people making a big difference in rural Australia.

Super-influencer launches The Beauty Coop agency

Patrick Starrr has spread his entrepreneurial wings and launched his own management agency.

Sigourney Cantelo's new role

Luxury Australian natural beauty brand, Minenssey, has appointed one of Australia’s leading beauty journalists and influencers as Chief Experience Officer.

June 3, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

1.2 million women buy cosmetics at Priceline; Ulta Beauty eyes international expansion; private equity firm acquires majority stake in Korean beauty manufacturer; and online sales jumped 24 per cent in 2018, reports AusPost.

10 brands with super specialist beauty products

The 10 brands looking after specialist needs from head to toe.

New luxury mag launching next month

With Katarina Kroslakova as editor, the neo-luxury lifestyle magazine will cover news and features on all things travel, home, food, wine, fashion, technology, motoring, health and wellness.

marie claire and Bumble launch Glass Ceiling Awards

The awards are designed to celebrate and champion women smashing gender boundaries in the workplace.

Travel influencers: The effect the billion dollar industry is having on tourism

Travel on Instagram is on the cusp of a more positive, sustainable shift.

Internet's fave granny launches makeup collection

The social media star rose to fame at the ripe age of 85, and now she boasts almost four million Instagram followers.

Leading beauty retailer to start closing stores

Boots' latest financial report showed a decline in sales of 2.3 percent down to £6.8 billion.

New CEO for Bauer Media

Paul Dykzeul will be retiring from his position as CEO, ANZ, on June 1.

Roxy Jacenko's reality TV show to air on Ten

It's official...Roxy Jacenko is about to hit our TV screens once again

Chiara Ferragni launches her first makeup collection

Described as "flirty, inspiring and fun," Ferragni's new collection includes makeup palettes, lipsticks and mascaras that are relevant to the girls of her generation.

Important beauty PR updates to make a note of

Here's a quick round-up of some recent changes and movements in the beauty PR industry.

Tried & tested: On counter May

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

Justin Bieber, W Mag and cotton buds: The beauty news you might have missed last week

From celebrity collaborations to fighting polluted waterways, here’s everything you might have missed last week.

10 brands with new-generation supplements

These supplements are stepping-up the variety within the industry.