Posts Categorized: Gossip

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 »

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 »