Beauty News

Sept 30, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Groupe Nuxe sells 45 per cent stake to Sofina; Firmenich acquires minority share in fragrance icon Robertet; Sephora gears up for Adelaide expansion; and regional health and wellness spas post 14 per cent growth.

YouTube's fashion and beauty hub launches

Slash Fashion combines a range videos from popular fashion and beauty YouTube creators.

Kylie Jenner's new title and latest beauty collab

Kylie Jenner announces latest beauty collab and adds a new title to her resumé, all in the same day.

Beauty 101: Mouth health

This week’s instalment of Beauty 101 is taking care of your chompers.

Better selfies main driver of plastic surgery

A new report has revealed there has been a significant rise in patients seeking surgery to look better in their social media profiles.

Influencers are being reprimanded for poor grammar

An anonymous Instagram account has been correcting Indonesian influencers for their grammar mistakes.

Sept 23, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Global perfume market to reach US$70 billion; personal care and beauty appliances to hit value of US$30 billion; IFF-Lucas Meyer buys Swedish green beauty tech leader; and Marionnaud shutters all stores in Spain and Portugal.

10 essential slip, slop, slap brands

It’s time to up the sun protection factor and slip slop slap with these 10 brands.

The company making beauty products out of everyday ideas

Volition is the first of its kind to act as an accelerator for ideas submitted by the general public.

Fascinating Roman makeup applicators excavated in Britain

A handful of seemingly decorative copper alloy objects have been re-identified as cosmetic grinders.

Beauty 101: At-home tan

Leave the cooler weather behind with these 10 brands, each bringing some serious summer glow.

Pro surfers to launch personal care line

Kelsen, a line of clean, unisex, personal-care products comes courtesy of a team of unlikely founders.

Australian magazine resurrects print edition

The Collective Hub has returned to news stands.

Victoria Beckham Beauty officially launches

The fashion designer lifted the lid on her tightly edited collection of makeup ahead of her London Fashion Week show on Sunday.

10 brands with simple scrubs

These 10 scrubs will leave skin detoxified, refreshed and ultra-smooth for a healthy glow.

Clean beauty brand enters Australian and New Zealand markets

This brand is known for being one of the first brands to utilise 100% plant-based ingredient, squalane.

Sept 16, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Global hair styling market to reach US$28 billion; over 10 per cent of Australian women use Buy Now, Pay Later services; South Korea's top 5 duty-free companies reach record sales of US$8.25 billion in first half; and natural fragrance trend to push floral extracts market to US$2.3 billion.

August's most mentioned beauty products in print

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

Why beauty reigned supreme at New York Fashion Week

A quick run down of the best bits from backstage at NYFW.

The surprising digital content rating results for August

Results for the August Nielsen Digital Content Ratings (DCR) are in, with some surprising increases and falls across the board.

L’Oréal Paris appoints Viola Davis

Chosen for her "tenacity, authenticity and bold spirit," the 54-year old joins the company's team of distinguished ambassadors.

Oscar de la Renta fragrance deal locked in until 2031

The agreement between the fashion brand and Inter Parfums will continue for another 12 years, following strong sales growth.

Beauty 101: Summer skin prep

These 10 brands will have limbs looking smooth, sun-kissed and ready for summer.

Nudestix collaborates with celebrity investor

Earlier this year the actress invested in the brand after becoming "obsessed" with its products.

Gigi Hadid's beauty influence just went up a notch

Models at NYFW wore a thick clean braid remnant of a look Gigi posted on Instagram back in June.

10 brands with extreme mascaras

These 10 brands will leave lashes fluttering with that extra volume we’re all after.

Sept 9, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Alibaba acquires rival Kaola for US$2 billion; Japanese print giant buys BASF's global pigments business for AU$1.86 billion; Experienced Capital takes 41 per cent stake in French beauty retailer and clean beauty brand; and Brazilian beauty titan purchases e-commerce platform Beleza na Web.

Spring to it: What's on the beauty radar this season

The openings, launches and events to keep on your radar over the coming months.

New documentary calls for sustainable palm oil practices

The BBC's latest film calls on consumers to put pressure on brands to come clean about their palm oil supply chain.

IRYNA by Nutrimetics Launch Event

To coincide with National Relaxation Day, Nutrimetics invited media and influencers to celebrate the launch of their new A-beauty vegan little sister brand, IRYNA.