Gaelle Walker


British Beauty Week to return in September with packed schedule of...

British Beauty Week is set to return this autumn with a series of immersive live events for consumers and industry professionals, designed to celebrate beauty
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Beauty brands and retailers continue to roll out support for Pride...

Beauty brands and retailers across the UK are continuing to inspire and thrill shoppers with vibrant NPD, activations and charitable pledges in support of Pride Month - the annual month dedicated to celebrating LGBTQ+ communities around the world.
Foot Locker

Foot Locker kicks off collaboration-run with exclusive The New Originals jersey

Foot Locker Europe has unveiled the first in a series of re-imagined looks for the iconic black and white ‘Striper’ Jersey, which has donned by Foot Locker employees globally for more than 20 years.

Henkel sells Right Guard male grooming brand

Henkel has completed the sale of its Right Guard male grooming brand to Thriving Brands LLC, as it continues to streamline its product portfolio and push ahead with its “Purposeful Growth,” agenda.

REN achieves global sustainability first with sample sachet breakthrough

REN Clean Skincare has broken new sustainability-ground after pioneering the launch of the world’s first sample tube made from 100% recycled aluminium.
Paula's Choice

Unilever to acquire Paula’s Choice skincare

Unilever has signed an agreement to acquire leading digital-led skin care brand Paula’s Choice from TA Associates.
Huda Kattan and Fresha

Huda Kattan backs Fresha beauty booking platform

Beauty entrepreneur Huda Kattan has backed free salon and spa booking platform Fresha - as it seeks to extend its reach around the world and into the beauty e-commerce space.
Herbal Essentials

Superdrug expands skincare offer following virtual ‘live pitch’ event

Superdrug has revealed the first in a series of innovative new beauty brands to join its range, following a virtual Open House live pitch event, designed to unearth fresh and accessibly-priced beauty talent.

THG to offer new bitcoin-powered payment option following Mode deal

The Hut Group’s proprietary e-commerce platform THG Ingenuity is expanding its range of customer payment options following a new partnership with Mode - the London Stock Exchange-listed fintech group whose mobile payments and loyalty solution offers Bitcoin cashback rewards.
Nikki Wolff

KVD Beauty to crank up NPD-drive following Nikki Wolff appointment

KVD Beauty has named renowned UK makeup artist Nikki Wolff as its new global director of artistry, as it seeks to grow its successful line-up of vegan tattoo-inspired makeup and win more customers.

Fragrance Shop to launch live-streamed shoppable fragrance event

The Fragrance Shop is set to host an exclusive shoppable fragrance event on the UK’s live-streaming shoppable app OOOOO.
Glow Recipe

Glow Recipe welcomes new whipped clay offering to Watermelon Glow

Glow Recipe has “re-invented” the traditional clay mask with the latest fruit-forward addition to its Watermelon Glow range: Watermelon Glow Hyaluronic Clay Pore-Tight Facial.

Boots UK named as official ‘Feel Good’ partner of ITV2’s Love...

Boots UK has "coupled up" with ITV2 to become the broadcaster’s official ‘Feel Good’ partner and the exclusive beauty partner of Love Island 2021, when the hit-show returns to screens this summer.

Lady Gaga’s Haus Labs marks iconic album anniversary with new beauty...

Haus Laboratories, the beauty brand created by Lady Gaga in 2019, has marked the 10th Anniversary of her Born This Way album, with the launch of a limited-edition makeup box set.

RangeMe product discovery platform rolls out to UK buyers and suppliers

UK retail buyers can now access a new online matchmaking platform designed to “take the heavy lifting,” out of new product sourcing, and get innovative-new products on shelves faster, following the launch of RangeMe in the UK.

Acqua di Parma to offer Father & Son charity grooming service...

Acqua di Parma’s Barbershop in Selfridges London is to offer a new and exclusive ‘Father & Son’ grooming service, in a bid to raise vital funds for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity in support of this year’s 'Father & Son Day'.
Menopause Faace

Cult Beauty expands Menopause category with arrival of Menopause Faace

Cult Beauty has bolstered its growing Menopause skincare category with the launch of Menopause Faace from UK skincare brand Faace.
Hair & Beauty

Government approves more inclusive standards for Hairdressing

The government has approved an updated set of new more inclusive National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Hairdressing, which better reflect the needs of the UK’s changing and increasingly diverse community.
new lush and asos

ASOS invests in growing beauty offer with new Lush deal

ASOS has entered into a new partnership with Lush, allowing it to further grow its successful Face + Body offer with a new line-up of freshly-made Lush products and exclusive skincare and bath sets.

Lush transforms digital offer with new features and payment methods

Lush has launched a fresh new digital look and relaunched app, in a bid to garner a bigger slice of the growing e-commerce opportunity.