Posts Categorized: Gossip

New Restylane Formula Approved

Valeant Pharmaceuticals has received FDA clearance for a new Restylane formulation to smooth lines around the mouth and enhance lips. Restylane Silk is a clear injectable gel composed of a non-animal-based formulation of hyaluronic acid and 0.3% lidocaine – added to reduce the discomfort associated with the treatment. “We are pleased to have received marketing… Read more »

Pearl Perfume – The Next Big Thing?

Luxury goods brand, Essential Oils of Tasmania (EOT), a subsidiary of Atlas Pearls and Perfumes, has received a $1.1 million grant from Commercialisation Australia to support the commercialisation of EOT’s proprietary extraction technology and the production of fragrance ingredients, derived from Australian indigenous botanicals, marine (pearls and seaweed) and fungal products. Atlas’ perfume Ayu, a… Read more »

Leighton Denny Awarded MBE!

Nail and beauty guru Leighton Denny has been named in the latest Queens Honours list and has been awarded an MBE for Contributions and Success in the Nail and Beauty Industry. Leighton will be awarded the title for his achievements within the nail and beauty industry, in which he possesses a star-studded client list that… Read more »

L’Oréal to Acquire NYX Cosmetics

Cosmetics giant L’Oreal has signed an undisclosed deal to acquire Los Angeles-based brand, NYX Cosmetics. As one of the fastest growing colour cosmetics brands in the US, NYX has projected 2014 revenues expected to surpass $100m. The brand was founded in 1999 by entrepreneur Toni Ko, and has achieved success through social media channels such… Read more »

Meet Dominique…

Veblen is excited to announce the recruitment of our latest staff member – Dominique Nicholls. Dominique has joined Veblen as a Senior Recruitment Consultant, with a focus on the Medical Aesthetics & Cosmetic Surgery markets. She will be recruiting for positions including product development right through to clinics and end users, including surgical roles. Dominique’s… Read more »

Presenting…The Perfume Society!

Fragrance lovers unite! The world’s first appreciation society for fragrance, The Perfume Society, has indeed, arrived. The exclusive Perfume Society invites perfume lovers to enjoy fragrance through a variety of mediums including an exciting website, e-zine ‘The Scented Letter’, ‘discovery boxes’ and invitations to members-only events such as workshops and Q&A sessions. Launched by industry… Read more »

The Latest MAC Collaboration – The Simpsons?!

To celebrate the impending 25th anniversary of the iconic TV show, The Simpson’s, MAC is to release a new collection inspired by the cartoon matriarch herself, Marge Simpson. The official Twitter page for The Simpsons was the first to break the news, followed by an announcement from MAC reading: “Springfield, Springfield! We’re launching a collection to celebrate… Read more »

L’Oreal to Launch ‘Makeup Genius’

Soon to be gone are the days of testing makeup shades on the back of your hand, for L’Oreal Paris is about to debut a new virtual app – Makeup Genius! Makeup Genius allows its users to test a range of shadows, liners, lipsticks, glosses and blushes in a variety of shades by simply using the… Read more »

Unilever to Launch Sustainable Soap

Unilever has collaborated with renewable oil and bio-products company, Solazyme, to introduce sustainable algal oils to its Lux soap. These algal oils are derived from oil-producing microalgae that are cultivated sustainably and responsibly. They are produced in just days using a fermentation process designed to produce oils of high purity and performance. Global Brand Vice… Read more »

Gwyn & Skin

A lover of all things natural, Gwyneth Paltrow has signed yet another beauty deal – this time with luxury skincare brand, Restorsea. Speaking of her use of the products, the Oscar-winning actress said – “I was ecstatic when I learned that Restorsea is natural. Over time, I saw a real difference – a kind of… Read more »