Beauty News

April 15, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Foreo rumoured for sale with US$1 billion price tag; biggest monthly slump on record for Australian online sales; Fenty and icon brands drive double-digit growth for LVMH in Q1; and French private equity firm buys Scandi beauty favourite.

Report proves influencer marketing is going from strength to strength

The outlook for influencer marketing is still extremely positive, despite naysayers claiming that influencer marketing is dying.

Amazon Australia introduces Luxury Beauty category

Australian customers will now have access to thousands of luxury and salon products across almost 200 brands.

Pedestrian founders exit business

The pair are leaving to "explore new ventures".

LUSH to farewell social media?

The brand has decided to open up the conversation with its consumers elsewhere.

Hollywood actress launches fragrance line, Henry Rose

The range of 'clean' perfumes has been developed in partnership with the Environmental Working Group.

What to do if you're bad with names

Refinery29 has some tips.

April 8, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Colgate enters race for multi-billion dollar Nestle Skin Health business; Nutrafol attracts US$35 million from LVMH's investor arm; Lululemon to launch personal care range; and L'Oréal gears up to become world number one in prestige fragrance.

10 brands helping makeup stay in place

These 10 brands will help makeup stay fresh and skin hydration

Kourtney Kardashian launches Poosh

Kourtney Kardashian has unveiled Poosh, a beauty and wellness site.

Pia Miller: Pantene's first Aussie ambassador

BD recently spoke to the Chilean-born actress about the partnership and how she feels about joining the diverse line-up of strong, confident and empowering women.

Apr 5: Industry and brand news round-up

A round-up of the latest moves and changes in beauty this week.

Tried & tested: On counter April

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

Biologi influencer campaign raises over $10K for breast cancer

The campaign was fronted by breast cancer survivor Sofi Leota.

Combatting the declining sale of makeup brushes

Brush brands have started getting creative with new strategies, such as capitalising on the popularity of skincare.

Fenty Beauty recalls product following backlash

Known for having cheeky and fun shade names, Fenty is no stranger to creativity. This time however, did not end well for the brand.

What makes a successful beauty event?

Beauty media have some advice if you are planning an upcoming function...

Aussie influencer marketing platform raises US$7.5m

Thanks to the new funding, TRIBE will be launching in the U.S. and opening an office at One World Trade Center.

Latest updates for IGTV

The app is trying to making the longer-form content more appealing for users.

Benefit Cosmetics partners with Quay Australia

Matching the Benefit aesthetic, the three new styles are "built on fun and laughter."

10 brands with beauty balms

These 10 beauty balms have you covered this autumn.

YSL announces its first Coachella pop-up store

The Instagram-friendly popup is designed to look like an American petrol (or gas) station – but with cosmetic refills only.

April 1, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

Kuba investments to rescue Napoleon Perdis; Church & Dwight acquire leading hair removal brands for US$900 million; over 1.5 million Australians use Buy-Now-Pay-Later digital payments; and Bain Capital buys majority stake in global beauty brand incubator.