Posts Categorized: Gossip

Korea to be Cruelty Free…

Korea has taken its first steps towards a cruelty-free cosmetics industry, with a ban on animal testing for finished cosmetics products. The South Korean government announced this week their plans to end testing on animals for cosmetics. The news comes following two years of work between Cruelty Free International and South Korea’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural… Read more »

Drew’s PETA News…

Drew Barrymore’s line of beauty products, Flower Beauty, has joined PETA US’ list of cruelty-free cosmetics companies and its Beauty Without Bunnies programme. The company has just provided PETA US with assurance that it does not conduct, commission or pay for tests on animals anywhere in the world, a move that has landed Flower Beauty on PETA US’ Beauty Without… Read more »

Christie Brinkley To Debut Vegan Skincare Line

60-year-old American model and actress, Christie Brinkley, is set to launch her new skincare line – Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare. Renowned for her youthful appearance and face of Cover Girl for 25 years, Christie and Atlantic Coast Media Group developed the line, which will be sold on HSN, hsn.com and at Kohl’s. The skincare products… Read more »

Lippistix’s INGENIOUS Lipstick Testing Patent!

Testing lipstick on the back of your hand or selecting the wrong shade may be a thing of the past, thanks to the patent pending sampling product developed by Lippistix! This ingenious product helps consumers to test lip colour in-store or at home – before buying the end product and are designed to be displayed… Read more »

Dolce & Gabbana’s Mega-Luxe Collectors’ Range

Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana has released a brand new range – The Make-Up Collector’s Edition. The mega-luxe beauty line features a limited edition bronzer, illuminating powder, mono eyeshadow, nail lacquer and lipstick, as well as a range of scented candles. The theme of an ancient coin is at the heart of the new… Read more »

The Rise of the ‘Botox Bar’

The trend for walk-in injectable clinics is spreading across the US. Originating in California, the design of these clinics is based on a bar, with a shot menu and a ‘happy hour’. Bar stools accompany the reception desk and patients can book ‘Botox parties’ in either their clinic or their home. The concept originated in… Read more »

Olay’s ‘Your Best Beautiful’ Global Campaign

Global skincare brand Olay has unveiled its newest global advertising campaign, the first of a series starring Olay global brand ambassador, actress Katie Holmes. In her role, Holmes will represent the Olay global brand campaign, ‘Your Best Beautiful’, by encouraging women around the world to never settle and be their best beautiful in their lives… Read more »

Illegal Botox Treatment Calls For Increased Regulations…

The Irish Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS) has warned that the recent conviction of a beautician performing illegal Botox treatments has highlighted the need for more regulations. “How many times must we ask for more regulation before there is a fatality?,” asked the ISAPS in response to the news. Dr Margaret O’Donnell, president of… Read more »

Meet Our New Addition – Puja Tailor!

Veblen International is pleased to announce a new addition to our team – Puja Tailor. Puja is an Executive Search Consultant operating within the Personal Care & Cosmetics industries. She specialises in the markets of Chemicals, Ingredients, Contracting Manufacturing and Packaging Development. Puja’s clients operate within: Chemicals & Ingredients: Oils fats and waxes, active ingredients,… Read more »

LVMH & Google’s War on Counterfeit Goods

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and Google have reached an agreement in a decade-long legal battle, in which LVMH accused Google of violating trademark laws and promoting the sale of counterfeit LVMH goods online. In a joint effort to develop new ways of engaging consumers online whilst preserving the value of trusted brands and enhancing… Read more »