Gaelle Walker

Dr Lisa Cameron MP

Fashion industry discrimination and lack of diversity exposed in new report

Discrimination and under-representation continues to pervade the UK fashion industry - a new report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Textiles and Fashion (T&F APPG) reveals.
Facemask requirement

Hair and beauty businesses continue to uphold facemask requirements

Hair and beauty salons and spas are continuing to ask customers to wear facemasks inside following the “Freedom Day” change on 19 July, which saw the mandatory requirement for facemasks scrapped in England.
Honest Company

Jessica Alba reveals sustainable packaging innovation for Honest Beauty

The Honest Company, the clean and conscious business founded by Jessica Alba in 2012, has rolled out a new sustainable packaging initiative for Honest Beauty featuring 100% recyclable cartons made using “tree-free” paper.
Hazel Morton Critizr

Critizr extends Proud of My Store entry deadline

The entry deadline for Critizr’s ‘Proud of My Store’ awards has been extended to 31 July to give more stores and their heroic front-line retail workers the chance to participate.

Mike Ashley takes Debenhams battle to High Court

Mike Ashley’s Frasers Group has applied to the High Court to cast aside a settlement agreed with Debenhams’ administrators earlier this year - a report in The Sunday Times claims.
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One in four beauty salons forced to close by Test and...

One in four hair and beauty businesses have had to turn away customers as a result of Test and Trace notifications requesting self-isolation, a new poll by the National Hair and Beauty Federation (NHBF) has revealed.

Feelunique sold to French cosmetics giant Sephora

Online beauty retailer Feelunique has been sold to French beauty and cosmetics giant Sephora.
Flannels Beauty Bar

Flannels Beauty launches with mission to revolutionise beauty shopping

Luxury retailer Flannels is on mission to re-invent the ‘beauty hall’ wheel with the launch of a disruptive new beauty concept in physical stores across the UK - as well as online.
Nicola Grogan Mask Wearing

Use of protective face coverings still “recommended” in beauty settings

The government has “recommended” that protective face coverings continue to be worn in close contact settings, such as beauty salons from 19 July, when the majority of Covid-19 restrictions are dropped.
Beauty salon

Beauty businesses suffer sales lull as bookings fail to return to...

Sales and profits are down for three in five UK personal care businesses, as bookings fail to return to their pre-pandemic levels, latest data from the National Hair & Beauty Federation (NHBF) has revealed.

JĀSÖN debuts new male grooming line in response to post-pandemic trends

Organic and natural products company The Hain Celestial Group has unveiled a number of new product innovations across several of its product categories, including the JĀSÖN personal care brand, in response to new post-pandemic behaviors.

Gatineau snapped up by The Skin Sanctuary

French anti-ageing skincare brand, Gatineau has been acquired from a subsidiary of Revlon by its longstanding UK distributor The Skincare Sanctuary. The brand, which is
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Clean beauty brand grüum steps up war on plastic waste with...

Clean skin and haircare brand grüum has developed a new range of sustainable wash bags made from ocean-bound plastic.
Makeup By Mario

Makeup By Mario to launch on Cult Beauty

Makeup By Mario, the luxury US makeup brand created by renowned makeup artist, influencer and educator Mario Dedivanovic is to make an exclusive debut at Cult Beauty later this month.
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Huda Beauty launches exclusive lip shades developed by Harrods and Selfridges...

Huda Beauty has launched two new limited edition Liquid Matte lipstick shades following a unique research and development process with two of its beauty advisers from Harrods and Selfridges.
Selfrigdes Hourglass

Selfridges eyes sustainability with innovative Eye Bar pop up

Selfridges has enhanced its Project Earth Beauty offering with a new pop-up Eye Bar experience in celebration of Hourglass Cosmetics’ new sustainably-packaged Curator Eyeshadow collection.

Coty to launch touch-less fragrance testing to elevate in-store experiences

Beauty giant Coty is to launch an innovative touch-less fragrance testing device for use in beauty retailers within the next year.

Lush to open new Music pop up shop in Soho

Lush is preparing to open a new pop up shop dedicated to its music catalogue and the digital launch of its new Karma album this Saturday (17 July).

BITE Beauty unveils new clean lipstick innovation

Clean beauty brand BITE Beauty has launched its newest clean innovation: Power Move Soft Matte Lipstick, after more than three years of research and development.

British beauty brand launches ground-breaking B2B zero waste packaging solution  

Sustainable skincare brand Neighbourhood Botanicals is to launch a new B2B zero waste packaging solution to help other independent beauty brands offer their products in refillable and zero waste formats delivered to customers’ doors within 24 hours.