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Health & beauty

Health & beauty Archives

Can at-home beauty services survive beyond the pandemic?

Home hair colour brands confident that DIY beauty services are here to stay.

How Glu is defying Middle Eastern beauty standards

Say goodbye to highly contoured cheekbones and impossible standards of beauty.

Why The Body Shop is returning to its activist roots

The ethical cosmetics and skincare brand is launching its activist store concept in Melbourne this weekend.

Sephora lost $6 million in FY19, and Covid-19 has made it worse

Beauty business expects to struggle to recoup losses due to the pandemic.
Medicines

Amazon mulling $100 million investment in India’s Apollo Pharmacy

Amazon is looking to take a big chunk of India's pharmacy retail market.
cannabis products

Why The Iconic co-founder’s cannabis company is attracting celebrities

The Iconic co-founder Finn Age Hänsel shares the challenges of running a cannabis business and his plans for entering Au...

VIDEO: How this former L’Oreal staffer built her own cult beauty brand

We chat with Ultra Violette co-founder Bec Jefferd about what she learnt from working at the global beauty giant.

VIDEO: Why the future of retail is all about personal connection

Here's how Livia Wang believes retailers can recreate the intimate nature of in-store visit online.

Why Pharrell’s skincare line ticks all the boxes for the modern beauty shopper

Humanrace, launched by US singer and rapper Pharrell Williams last week, has consumers rushing to the checkout.
L'Occitane

L’Occitane shrugs off Covid impact as Asian sales surge

L'Occitane sales across Asia surged quarter on quarter, allowing the company to preserve profitability.