Makeup

 

In need of a facelift?

All businesses need to look good to attract clients – none more so than beauty salons. Emma Hobson explains how you can give yours a facelift.

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Despite the hype, women don’t prefer the ‘natural’ look

New research shows that the majority of women don’t really care if their foundation is ‘natural’ or organic.

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Amazon takes bigger share of beauty market

Amazon’s beauty sales in the US, its biggest market, reached US$340 million in the second quarter of this year – 40 percent more than in the second quarter last year.

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Colour cosmetic market starts to fade

Consumer desire for more simplified makeup routines has resulted in stalled growth in the US colour cosmetics market, according to Mintel.

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Beautiful talent shines in Brisbane

More than 300 beauty professionals showed off their skills and talent in the inaugural Sunshine Pro Series Competition in Brisbane last week.

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Mineral Goddess stars in underwater artworks

Kylie Eustace, the founder of Kylie Professional Mineral Goddess make-up, has once again proven that her range is 100 percent waterproof in a series of spectacular underwater photographs.

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And the world’s most popular lipstick colour is…

In celebration of International Lipstick Day, Perfect Corp, the creators of the YouCam Makeup app, have revealed the world’s most popular lipstick colour.

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Time running out for Sydney beauty competitions

Time is running out for makeup and nail artists who want to compete in this year’s Nailympia Australia and Face2Face Makeup Awards.

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Online beauty shoppers duped into buying fakes

More than a quarter of online shoppers have been duped into buying fake make-up and skincare products, according to research by MarkMonitor.

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Harlotte partners with The Bachelor

Harlotte Cosmetics will be helping the 22 bachelorettes in this year’s series of The Bachelor look their absolute best in their attempt to win the heart of 29-year-old Matty Johnson.

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Competition heats up at Brisbane Expo

More than 200 of Australia’s beauty professionals will be competing ‘live’ at the Brisbane Hair & Beauty Expo this Sunday and Monday.

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Cosmoprof Las Vegas comes up trumps

Despite continuing economic uncertainity in the US, Cosmoprof North America attracted a record breaking 36,787 attendees.

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Brisbane Expo set to shine for 6000 visitors

Six thousand hair and beauty professionals are expected to attend the third annual Brisbane Hair & Beauty Expo this month to ‘experience the latest in education, products, techniques, equipment and entertainment’.

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Cancer charity urges women to ditch cosmetic ‘junk’

A UK campaign urging women to ‘ditch the junk’ in cosmetics to lower their risk of breast cancer has been condemned by the cosmetics industry.

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Babor revamps Australian website

Babor Australia has launched a ‘new and much improved’ website to improve ‘customer usability and experience’.

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Three makeup trends to watch out for

Belinda Carli, the director of Australia’s Institute of Personal Care Science, reveals three cosmetic trends destined to win the hearts and dollars of your clients in the coming months. 

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US study finds cosmetics are not as safe as most people think

Cosmetics on sale in the US are not as safe as most people think, according to a new study by the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Makeup fans boycott Nars Cosmetics

Nars makeup lovers around the world have threatened to boycott the brand over its decision to begin testing its products on animals.

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