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Skincare and apparel brands poised for a positive 2021

Skincare and apparel brands are primed for a positive year ahead, after both categories posted “particularly strong gains,” in 2020, while others struggled to weather the COVID-19 storm, a new report by Tribe Dynamics claims.

Lush launches new monthly cosmetics and flowers subscription

Lush has launched a new monthly cosmetics subscription service offering customers a curated selection of freshly made skin, body and beauty products plus a posy of seasonal, ethically-sourced flowers.

Government partners with Boots and pharmacies to launch abuse codeword scheme

The government has teamed up with Boots and independent pharmacies across the UK to launch a new codeword scheme designed to support the victims of domestic abuse.

Boots and Unilever rapped by UK advertising watchdog

A paid-for Facebook post by Boots, advertising Unilever's Baby Dove wash and lotion has been banned by the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after it was judged to have breached advertising codes for misleading advertising and substantiation.

Beauty Of_ consultancy launched to foster new and emerging brands

Skincare expert Lisa Padmore and creative director Claire Bingham have joined forces to create a new skincare, cosmetics and fragrance consultancy to support and develop new and emerging brands.
Missguided beauty

Missguided enters beauty market with affordable and inclusive line

Missguided, the online fast fashion brand, has made the move into the beauty market with an affordable and inclusive range of almost 150 individual...
Sarah Coonan

PODCAST: Liberty Buying Director, Sarah Coonan

Welcome to the latest episode of our Podcast series where we bring you inspiring stories, retail insights and conversation from fashion and beauty's most influential business...

Beyond Vegan: The vibrant shape of things to come for vegan...

Veganism, just like food and fashion, is now big news in the beauty and skincare space and as we enter 2021, with many consumers...
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Warpaint London raises guidance and widens Tesco rollout

Warpaint London has raised its guidance following “stronger than anticipated” trading in the second half of its financial year. The specialist supplier of colour cosmetics...
PPE Salon

Government backs beauty with dedicated Personal Care Sector team

The government has created a new, sector specific team for hair and beauty, dedicated to supporting the industry as it continues to navigate the...
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Rising demand for blue-light defence skincare offers NPD opportunity

Demand for skincare products which offer protection from blue-light is set to soar in 2021 and beyond as a growing body of evidence links...

Sephora implements plan to tackle racial bias in its business and...

International beauty omnichannel retailer Sephora has launched a bold new action plan to mitigate racially biased experiences for its customers, suppliers and employees, as...

Transformative haircare and perfume to lead beauty charge in 2021

Perfume and haircare products with transformative properties look set to top the beauty-shopping agenda at the start of 2021, as stressed-out consumers seek out...

Debenhams Oxford Street flagship among six stores to be permanently closed

Stricken department store Debenhams has said it will permanently close six branches, including the flagship Oxford Street shop, with the loss of 320 jobs. It...
Nurse Jamie

Skincare brand Nurse Jamie launches on QVC

Nurse Jamie, the skincare brand from global skincare expert Jamie Sherrill, is expanding its reach in the UK by launching on QVC later this...

Net-A-Porter launches new digital beauty festival

Net-A-Porter has launched a new social-first, annual digital Beauty Festival "The Beauty of You", in a bid to entertain, empower and inform its customers. Running now,...

The Hut Group reports revenue growth of 51%

The Hut Group has reported a higher rise in its Christmas sales than previously forecast, and has upped its full-year expectations accordingly. THG has reported...
Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols appoints Clare Horner as Beauty Director

Luxury department store Harvey Nichols has announced the appointment of Clare Horner as Beauty Director with immediate effect. Horner will develop and lead the new...
British Beauty Council

British Beauty Council appoints Helena Grzesk as chief operating officer

The British Beauty Council has appointed former UK Spa Association general manager Helena Grzesk as chief operating officer. Drawing on more than 20 years of...
JLo Beauty

Jenifer Lopez’s new skincare brand gears up for Amazon launch

JLo Beauty, the new skincare brand from Jennifer Lopez is set to hit Amazon, Sephora and selected online stores on 14 January.  The eight-strong range,...