Posts Categorized: Gossip

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 »

Lancôme’s Jeans for Genes Manicure…

Back in the nineties, Jeans for Genes Day was established to raise money for Genetic Disorders UK – a charity which aims to improve the lives of around 30,000 babies born with genetic disorders in the UK each year. In honour of the charity, Lancôme has teamed up with celebrity nail artist Kim Treacy to offer… Read more »

Choupette Lagerfeld – The Shu Uemura Collection

Karl Lagerfeld’s now-famous Siamese cat, Choupette Lagerfeld, has finally unveiled her first cosmetics collection for Shu Uemura, which has been dubbed “Glamourpuss Luxury”. The collection includes a lip and eye palette, blusher, lashes, cleansing oil and glitter powder, with the packaging adorned with a series of drawings by Karl. Lagerfeld worked with Shu Uemura in 2012… Read more »

‘Perfection Drops’ – The PERFECT Applicator For Foundation?

Italian packaging manufacturer, Lumson, has produced ‘Perfection Drops’ – the new glass bottles with a precision dropper for the perfect application of liquid foundations. The new bottles have been specifically developed for the application of extra liquid foundations and come with an inserted wiper to provide a clean and precise application. According to the packaging… Read more »

Botox – The BEST Treatment For Stomach Cancer?

According to scientists from New York and Norway, Botulinum toxin (Botox) could be used as new treatment for stomach cancer as it has been discovered that the anti-wrinkle treatment slows tumour growth. Botox is most commonly used to improve facial aesthetics, and is often applied to wrinkles. The study, published in the journal Science Translational… Read more »

Gucci Goes For (Colour Cosmetics) Gold

Gucci has launched its first cosmetics line choosing Charlotte Casiraghi, the daughter of Princess Caroline of Monaco and a long-standing Gucci muse, to front the campaign. The new collection includes eye, lip, nail and face make-up as well as brushes and skin preparation products, and will be produced alongside P&G Prestige, the company behind key fragrances… Read more »