Posts Categorized: Gossip

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 »

Lorde Takes On MAC Cosmetics

Following in the footsteps of Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga and Sharon & Kelly Osbourne, Lorde has announced collaboration with MAC Cosmetics for a limited-edition makeup collection, set for launch this summer. Working with MAC’s Senior MUA, Amber Dreadon, at the Grammy Awards back in January, Lorde’s makeup look was made up of the cosmetic giant’s… Read more »

Joan Collins Launches Cosmetics, Skincare & Fragrance Range

 Hollywood star, author and all-round glamour icon, Joan Collins, has turned her perfectly manicured hand to creating a new range of beauty products comprising of skincare, fragrance and cosmetics.  Joan Collins Timeless Beauty, which launched yesterday (4th March 2014), is comprised of skincare and cosmetics products in a variety of shades, and a fragrance that… Read more »

A Sad Farewell…

Horst Rechelbacher, the founder of hair and skincare brand Aveda and owner of Intelligent Nutrients, has died at the age of 72. Rechelbacher founded the plant-based beauty brand Aveda Corporation and organic health and beauty company Intelligent Nutrients in 1978. Aveda stated “it is with profound sadness that today we say farewell to our founder,… Read more »

L’Oreal Hit the Record

French beauty & cosmetics giant L’Oreal has announced a record profit in 2013 through sales of Garnier shampoos, Maybelline makeup as well as its additional beauty offerings. L’Oreal reported net profit of €2.96 billion ($4.9 billion) last year, up 3.2% from €2.87b in 2012. The company is 29.5% owned by Swiss food giant Nestle, who… Read more »

Cara Delevingne – from Runway to Designer

British model Cara Delevingne has collaborated with luxury fashion label, Mulberry, to design a range of bags. Cara has been the face of two recent campaigns for the British brand, and launched her Made in England collection at the prestigious London hotel, Claridge’s, on Sunday 16th February. A press release about the exciting collaboration read:… Read more »

Aromatherapy Associates Acquisition

UK-based premium spa and skin care brand, Aromatherapy Associates, has been acquired by B&B Investment Partners. Aromatherapy Associates was co-founded by Geraldine Howard in 1985 and supplies aromatherapy products to over 400 customers in 40 countries. Since December 2009, the majority of the company has been owned by Ian Richardson and Dr Magdy Ishak via… Read more »