Posts Categorized: Gossip

Unilever Drops Palm Oil Supplier…

Unilever has suspended all contracts with one of its palm oil suppliers over claims of deforestation. In what is arguably the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil’s (RSPO) most significant intervention in its 12-year history, the organisation has suspended the certification of one of its founding members, IOI, a Malaysian palm oil company which supplies palm oil to more… Read more »

Pantene Pro-V’s New Face…

Russian-German celebrity Palina Rojinski has been named the new face of Pantene Pro-V. Renowned for her trademark red hair, Rojinski is a natural choice for the P&G brand and is set to star in a new campaign set to debut later this month. Rojinski said: “My hair is very important to me because it is… Read more »

P&G Sells Three Haircare Brands

Germany’s Henkel (HNKG_p.DE), maker of Schwarzkopf shampoo and Loctite glue, has agreed to buy a range of hair care brands from Procter & Gamble with a view to further strengthen its haircare portfolio in emerging markets. The deal includes a portfolio of brands including Pert, Shamtu and Blendax, whose key countries are Russia, Saudi Arabia… Read more »

Alexander McQueen’s FIRST Fragrance

Alexander McQueen has announced that it is expanding into fragrances. Its first scent has been named McQueen Parfum and will be available exclusively at Harrods on March 1. Developed and distributed by P&G’s Prestige Beauty business, the scent will be priced at £285 for 50ml and is said to contain a combination of sambac jasmine,… Read more »

MyShowcase In Deals With Percy & Reed And Pure Elixir

Online beauty discovery company, MyShowcase, has gauged two new retail partnerships with haircare brand, Percy & Reed, and the skincare supplement brand, Pure Elixir. The retail contracts were secured in the last quarter of 2015 with a view to start trading in MyShowcase’s first mid-season edit from January 2016 onwards.

Pat McGrath’s Phantom 002 Makeup Kit

Make-up artist and Global Creative Director at Max Factor, Pat McGrath, is expanding her range of cosmetics. After sharing hints on Instagram of obsidian lacquered lips, holographic oil spills, and faces painted with smatterings of glittering metallics, McGrath launched Phantom 002 at an exclusive launch party hosted by Vogue magazine and held at Kellogg’s Diner in New… Read more »

Covent Garden’s House of Tilbury…

Look what is being erected in Covent Garden, just around the corner from us at Veblen…Charlotte Tilbury’s FIRST stand-alone store! It seems that Covent Garden is fast becoming a hub for stand-alone stores for luxury beauty brands. We have Dior, Burberry Beauty, Jo Malone, Urbvan Decay, Kiko, Bobby Brown, Mac to name but a few,… Read more »

Lippistix – the INGENIOUS Lipstick Sampler!

Testing lipstick on the back of your hand or selecting the wrong shade may be a thing of the past, all thanks to the lipstick sampling product, Lippistix. Developed by Carolyn Devitt, Lippistix helps consumers to test lip colour in-store or at home before buying the end product. Simply select your desired shade and place… Read more »

Everybody’s Talking About…The Disney Princess Lipstick Line!

LA Splash Cosmetics (the brand behind the Harry Potter-themed lipsticks!) have just launched a collection of 12 lip colours to their StudioShine Lip Luste line, all inspired by a Disney Princess! Although the range isn’t an official collaboration with Disney, each lipstick draws inspiration from fairytale’s leading ladies and is named after a Disney Princess,… Read more »

The Latest in Lip Fillers: Cinderella Lips…

Lip augmentation is a type of cosmetic surgery or non-surgical procedure that aims to improve the appearance of the lips by increasing their fullness through enlargement. The number of patients undergoing this treatment in the UK has risen dramatically over the past three years, and aestheticians are now experimenting with a more temporary filler, dubbed Cinderella Lips. Unlike hyaluronic… Read more »