The UK’s hair and beauty sector has welcomed a call by the Women and Equalities Committee for key policy reforms to avoid “turning the clock back” on gender equality, which it says has already been dealt a blow by Covid19.
LVMH and Rihanna have announced they are putting a hold on the music artist and entrepreneur's Fenty luxury fashion line just two years after its launch, "pending better conditions".
Wishful, the third brand in Huda Kattan’s global beauty empire, is celebrating its first birthday with the launch of a jumbo-sized version of its hero Yo Glow Enzyme Scrub.
Make-up artist and beauty blogger Lisa Potter Dixon has teamed up with beauty communications agency PuRe to launch a new trio of filter effects that allow Instagram users to add “sparkle” to their stories without any face augmentation.
UK shoppers spent an estimated £7.2bn with local independent businesses in 2020, as the Coronavirus pandemic fostered a locally conscious consumer base, new data from SME payments service Tyl by NatWest shows.
The UK’s advertising watchdog has vowed to take tough action against beauty brands and influencers who use "misleading" filters on social media, as it seeks to tackle the root causes of negative body image and confidence - particularly among young people.
Premium self tanning brand St.Tropez has announced beauty icon, supermodel, and entrepreneur Ashley Graham as its new Global Brand Ambassador. In her new role, Graham
Faith in Nature has launched a new Shea & Argan hair and body collection including waste-reducing solid bars of shampoo and conditioner, which will join the line-up in March.
A David Beckham-backed company which uses cannabis compounds to make skincare products is set to float on the London Stock Exchange.
The UK’s hairdressing sector has the power to play a key role in the UK’s post-pandemic recovery, if it is backed by the right kind of support and reforms, a new report complied by Creative HEAD, with the backing of independent hairdressers, the National Hair & Beauty Federation, the Freelance Hairdressers Association and the British Beauty Council, claims.
Lush UK and Ireland is to launch a new deposit scheme to incentivise its customers to recycle their used packaging.
Pinterest has extended its augmented reality (AR) shopping features with AR Try on for eyeshadow, to help more people try products on virtually before they buy.
UK sales of premium-priced “prestige” beauty products fell by 24% to £2bn last year, as Covid-19 restrictions forced the intermittent closure of bricks and mortar stores across the country, new research from The NPD Group has revealed.
Power to Change and Co-operatives UK, supported by the Mayor of London, has launched a new funding pilot designed to boost the capital’s high streets
Despite the huge shift to online shopping, consumers give short shrift to mobile websites and mobile web-apps that don’t work quickly or look right, according to website testing platform LambdaTest.
Publishing giant Condé Nast is to open an experiential beauty concept Allure Store in New York later this year The store, which is being launched
E.L.F Cosmetics has launched a new ice-cream inspired Mint Melt collection.
Farmologie, the adult skin care brand from Childs Farm, has donated £750,000 of hand creams to NHS hospitals, as it seeks to help the growing number of healthcare workers suffering from skin conditions as a result of over-washing during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Hair and beauty shops, salons and spas are unlikely to be allowed to re-open for business until at least mid-March, after the government announced that a relaxation of the national lockdown rules was not possible, until more Covid19 vaccinations had been administered.
Sales at Feelunique increased by 39% to £28m in the 12 weeks to 3 January, as the beauty e-commerce platform benefited from soaring demand for skincare products.