Flashnews: Olivia Wilde just signed with True Botanical. Olivia used to be the face of Revlon and now is heading to a “niche” brand. “Everyone is a part of it for the right reasons,” “It’s a very different experience than working for Revlon, which is a massive global brand and has a legacy, [unlike] something new and trying to change the game like … Read More Olivia Wilde’s partnership with True Botanical
According to the Financial Times, L’Oréal is thinking about selling The Body Shop for 1 billion Euros. Eleven years ago, L’Oréal acquired The Body Shop for 652.3 Millions Pounds. Back then The Body Shop’s ethical stand was seen as an opportunity for L’Oréal to make it big on the natural cosmetic market. However The Body Shop has been struggling for quite some time. In the first half … Read More L’Oréal is about to sell The Body Shop
A lot has been done to protect the skin from the pollution and attacks from the environment. We have been paying attention to our pores, cells renewal rate and now it’s time to care about our Microbiota. It might gross you out but we are sharing our body space with a lovely ecological community (bacteria, fungi, and archaea). The bad news is some of them … Read More Skin care trend in 2017: Probiotics
A family business In 2012, Derek Maxfield and Melanie Huscroft founded Younique, a privately owned makeup and cosmetics direct sales company. Younique market and sell almost exclusively through the use of social media. They believe in the strength and influence of women in the world today. Their mission is to empower, validate and uplift women all across teh world.They believe in the strength and influence of … Read More Coty is ready to add Younique to its portfolio
So long skin bleaching ! Hello beautiful black skin According to the World Health Organization, 77% of Nigerian women use skin lightening products on a regular basis, as do 59% in Togo, 35% in South Africa, 27% in Senegal and 25% in Mali. The popular trend of whitening is moving toward brightening and lightening (new shape of light, emphasizing the contrasts created by the beautiful face’s … Read More 12 beauty ingredients to sublimate your black skin
Beauty starts on your plate Eating right will considerably improve your health and impact strongly your body and your mind. Japanese people are amongst the most self-aware people regarding their weight. The following comparisons are not Best vs Worst. Japan’s obesity rate is the lowest in the world, the 2014’s OECD report shows Japan and Korea ranked 1st with a mere 3.8%, roughly ten … Read More Japanese Beauty Rituals: Eat your way to eternal youth.
Many of the world beauty giants have already staged store openings, such as Chanel, Urban Decay (temporary), Giorgio Armani (temporary), L’Oréal Paris, Maybelline and NYX Cosmetics. As part of Dior’s strategy to attract millennials, Dior opened a new store located in the Westfield World Trade Center.
According to a Mintel report, by 2025, 1.8 billion people will be living in countries of regions with absolute water scarcity. By 2030, the world will only have 60% of the water that it needs if current water usage doesn’t change. Some brands are already looking into alternatives in order to limit their dependence on water.
The digital has redefined the shopping experience for beauty products consumers. From mobile applications to virtual reality, brands and retailers leverage these digital tools in order to offer compelling experiences to their consumers whilst enabling them to customize their makeup products.
If you ever dreamed about matching your nail polish colour with your dress, now it is possible. Capitalizing on the savoir-faire of the Swiss company Colorix, Provaine offers to its consumers the possibility to customize the colour of their nail polish.
Last estimation shows around 2 billion for smartphone users in the world and should reach 2.16 billion in 2016. Fragrances and cosmetics retailers needs to take this into account when building their strategy . They need to think mobile first in order to provide the best shopping experience to their hyper connected consumers. With an average of 50% of their consumers using their smartphone whilst shopping, point of sales need to be redesigned and integrate digital tools enabling retailers to assist their customers at every stage of their customer journey.