Beauty News

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

Coty's new turnaround plan to revive growth; Sales jump 24 per cent for The Hut Group; Estée Lauder edges out Colgate to rank second in US top 10 beauty and personal care companies; and global halal cosmetics market to reach US$52 billion.

Tried & tested: On Counter July

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

Beauty 101: Acne

10 must-try products for banishing acne.

L’Oréal set to acquire Mugler and Azzaro from Clarins

The deal sets the stage for the world’s biggest beauty company to dabble in fashion once more.

Oz Beauty Expert's Bonnie Gillies launches first makeup product

The new face palette is designed to suit every skin tone, eye colour, hair colour and age.

GRAZIA and ICON appoint new beauty editor

Emily Algar has taken over from Chrisanthi Kaliviotis, who has moved within the business to another role.

Girlboss launches a LinkedIn for millennial women

The new platform is designed for women to connect with like-minded peers and notable members.

10 brands with wrinkle-busting retinols

BD rounds up 10 anti-ageing, retinol-packed products to try.

Brand appoints animated digital influencer as its new face

Able to interact just like a human, Yumi will teach consumers how to take better care of their skin, while also providing other beauty tips.

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

13.4 million Australians read catalogues; online spending in New Zealand hits AUD$4.01 billion; South Korean cosmetic exports top US$6.3 billion; and anti-pollution skincare now a separate category.

Why beauty is booming: A glance at the current state of the industry

Euromonitor has reported the strongest growth recorded in the last decade. Find out why.

This is how much time influencers spend on their mobiles

To arrive at the extraordinary amount of time, the average influencer picks up their phone 342 times a day.

Bare Minerals names new global ambassador

The tennis champ joins a number of other successful women as a brand spokesperson.

Tried & tested: Oil control

Helping fix everything from acne to excess oil and shine, BD reviewed some of the best products to keep skin high and dry this month.

Kylie Minogue launches beauty line following Kylie Jenner trademark battle

The singer's legal team claimed that the reality star's application could damage Minogue's image.

'Bieber Beauty' trademark rejected

It looks like Hailey Bieber won't be releasing a beauty line anytime soon.

Beauty 101: Tanning

10 products bringing the summer tan back early.

L’Oréal Paris announces exclusive collection with Karl Lagerfeld

The two iconic Parisian brands will launch a makeup collection later this year.

Kendall Jenner is launching latest collab in Aus

The Victoria's Secret model is releasing her hair tools range down under.

Beauty retailer shares fall after major Amazon announcement

The e-tailer will start selling products used by licensed stylists, barbers and beauticians.

Why Jaclyn Hill had to make this apology video

Influencer and entrepreneur, Jaclyn Hill, has been left in hot water following the launch of her So Rich Lipsticks.

New beauty and wellness mag to launch in August

The new 32-page lift-out will be inserted into News Corp newspapers nationally.

MAXMEDIALAB expands beauty portfolio with client wins

The agency is delighted to announce two new client wins in the category.

Gritty Pretty announces new beauty director

Erin Cook will join the team in July.

Jessica Alba expands beauty line to Europe

The beauty line has debuted in Europe, thanks to an exclusive agreement with German perfumery chain, Douglas.

Eight brands for an Insta-worthy smile

BD rounds-up eight Insta-worthy teeth whitening products on the market right now.

The Estée Lauder Companies pledges to end global animal testing

The new partnership is a pledge to help end cosmetic animal testing worldwide.

June 24, 2019: Elisabeth King reports on this week’s business news

13.4 million Australians pay for personal services; majority of Australians prefer to shop in-store; global face mask sales to reach US$10.5 billion; and net sales at L'Occitane surge 8.1 per cent.

YouTube introduces virtual try-on features

YouTube users will soon be able to virtually try-on makeup products.

BD career month: How to ask for a promotion and pay rise

BD spoke with two HR experts who spilled all the tips and tricks necessary to secure a promotion or pay rise.