Posts Categorized: Gossip

Burt of Burt’s Bees Passes Away Age 80

Burt Shavitz, the beekeeper, co-founder and namesake of natural personal care company Burt’s Bees, has passed away at the age of 80. The company was started by a chance encounter. Beekeeping Burt sold honey from a roadside stand, and pulled over one day in 1984 to pick up hitchhiker Roxanne Quimby. Roxanne impressed Burt with… Read more »

Cosmo To Launch Debut Fragrance

Global women’s magazine Cosmopolitan has announced its debut into the fragrance market, launching Cosmopolitan The Fragrance. Following the UK launch on September 7th exclusively in 350 Boots stores and online, Cosmopolitan The Fragrance will be rolled out to several other markets, including Germany and Australia in 2015. Distributed by Jigsaw ESL, the fragrance will be available in… Read more »

Superdrug to Launch First Open House Event…

UK beauty retailer Superdrug is hosting its first ever Open House event to speak to new beauty brands on Wednesday 29th April in central London. This is a unique opportunity for undiscovered brands to launch their product to the UK health and beauty market, whilst gaining invaluable support and advice from high street experts. Buying… Read more »

Yeast to Replace Flowers in Perfume?

Genetically engineered microorganisms could replace flowers as key ingredients for perfumes. Ginkgo BioWorks has created a yeast that has been genetically engineered to smell of roses. The aim of the scientists behind this microbial perfume is to have the yeast used as part of a designer fragrance – instead of flowers. The “cultured rose” was created… Read more »

The World’s FIRST Custom Mascara

Launching exclusively to Harvey Nichols in Knightsbridge, beauty brand Eyeko is bringing customisation to the next level by offering the world’s first personalised mascara service. Customers can visit the beauty bar for a consultation leading to the creation of their very own bespoke, monogrammed mascara. Whether it’s dramatic, long lashes or natural, fluttery ones, Eyeko’s… Read more »

New Clinic on Harley Street…

Harley Street is a street in the City of Westminster, and is one of the most famous in all of London for enjoying a world-wide reputation since the 19th century as a centre of private medical excellence. There are around 1,500 medical practitioners in and around the area, and an extensive choice of specialist clinics private hospitals providing services from… Read more »

Botox: Can Changing the pH Level Decrease Injection Pain?

A study has found that injection pain can be reduced by changing the level in the acidic solution of botulinum toxin type B (BTX-B). Botox is a drug made from a neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum called botulinum toxin. It is used medically to treat certain muscular conditions and cosmetically remove wrinkles by temporarily paralysing… Read more »

Orly Goes EPIX

LA-Based nail care brand Orly is celebrating 40 years in the business, by entering the high-tech arena with the release of a new range of nail lacquers. EPIX is as a professional lacquer that contains a novel smudge-fixing technology. The product dries faster, lasts longer and applies easier than a usual polish and is available… Read more »

MAC vs. the Partners in Design…

Famed for its celebrity collaborations, MAC Cosmetics’ latest team consists of fashion designers and illustrators, couple Isabel and Ruben Toledo. Renowned for their award-winning and imaginative work, the pair has collaborated with MAC on a range of colour cosmetics including mascaras, lipsticks and eyeliners. There is also a specially designed powder/blush brush and make-up bag…. Read more »

The Body Shop x500 in Brazil?

Already operating in over 61 countries, The Body Shop has announced plans to expand the number of franchise stores from 122 to 500 by 2019. Renowned for its natural products, all ethically sourced, The Body Shop offers over 900 skincare, make-up, aromatherapy, haircare and bath and body products. Since the acquisition of 51% of Emporio Body Store by… Read more »