Posts Categorized: Gossip

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 »

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 »