Going Green

As the benefits of hemp derived CBD in skincare forges ahead Anita Quade chats to Dr Adele Hosseini from ASX-listed medicinal cannabis company Bod Australia about the latest research findings. The medicinal benefits of cannabis have long been heralded around the globe – but more and more companies are looking to release CBD products to guard […]

The Inkey List showcase

UK beauty brand The Inkey List was showcased to media and influencers at Portobello PR headquarters in Sydney’s Paddington. At the showcase, each guest’s skin was analysed and they were able to pick the products that best suited their skin type and concerns. Attendees were given fresh coffee in reusable, branded coffee cups, accompanied by […]

Skincare company targets tattoos

Beirsdorf, the German manufacturer of La Prairie and Nivea products, has launched a skincare brand targeted at people with tattoos. Created by the multinational’s new business unit, Oscar & Paul, the Skin Stories range is made up of four products (defining serum, rapid repair balm, daily lotion and colour protection sun stick) containing ‘Inkguard Technology’ […]

Skin cancer removal tops dermatologists’ treatment list

Skin cancer removal was the most common procedure performed by dermatologists in the US last year. According to the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association (ASDSA) its members performed more than 3.5 million skin cancer treatments in 2018 – and the number is likely to grow even higher this year. ASDSA president Dr Murad Alam […]

Christina launches Illustrious treatment

Christina Cosmeceuticals has launched an in-salon treatment that promises to de-pigment and whiten the skin for less than $20 per treatment. Based on four separate techniques (inhibition of tyrosinase, inhibition of melanin transfer, absorption of melanin and degradation of melanin), the new Illustrious treatment was developed to overcome the limitations of previous in-salon whitening treatments. […]

Dermaviduals announce award winners

dermaviduals, the brand behind some of the most unique and customised in-salon products, rewarded its clinic partners for excellence at its annual awards night at the Pullman Sydney Hyde Park earlier this week. The glittering evening showcased some of the best Australian clinics, beauty therapists and retailers in the industry. Co-managing directors Reika Roberts and […]

Women search online before buying

Almost half of all women shopping for skincare are researching products online before purchasing in-store, according to a new report. According to the NPD’s ‘Women’s Facial Skincare Consumer Report’, American women are increasingly turning to online research to better understand the ingredients in, and the brands behind, their facial skincare products. NPD Group beauty industry […]

Food and lifestyle skin treatments?

With our skin being the largest organ in the body there is no wonder we put so much attention and love towards it. However, at least half of the world’s population has experienced a challenging skin condition, such as acne, rosacea, psoriasis or eczema, in their life. In recent years, researchers have identified a close […]

Ultraceuticals tours Oz and NZ

Ultraceuticals’ head office team has spent two months travelling around Australia and New Zealand to showcase “all that’s new and exciting with the iconic brand”. Led by founder Dr Geoffrey Heber, the Ultraceuticals team held two-day Business Forums for salon partners in NSW, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and New Zealand. Each forum included an introduction […]

Women ditch complicated skincare

In a worrying sign for skincare companies, it seems Marie Kondo’s decluttering manifesto is changing women’s beauty routines. According to new research by Mintel, the days of bathroom cabinets packed with 5-step, 7-step or even 10 step-skincare routines could be over as many women are “tired of complicated facial skincare routines”. The market research consultancy’s […]

Bio Beauty steps into footcare

Bio Beauty Concepts will be launching Footlogix, “the world’s first and only pediceutical foot care line”, at Beauty Expo Australia this weekend. Bio Beauty managing director Talya Bergman said the company, which has distributed Bio Sculpture nail products around the country for over 20 years, took on the footcare brand as it “empowers salon owners […]

Shiseido teams up with Tory Burch

Shiseido has joined forces with US designer Tory Burch to develop, market and distribute Tory Burch beauty products around the world. The licensing agreement, which takes effect from January 1, will be managed by Shiseido Group’s Americas region headquarters in New York. Established in 2004 by Tory Burch, the eponymously-named lifestyle brand currently sells clothing, […]

Dr Irene Prantalos reveals her inspiration

Founder of Salubre, Dr Irene Prantalos chats about her skincare journey. Tell us what inspired you to establish Salubre? “It’s been a long journey for me and to be honest my intention was somehow find a way to manage the psoriasis that had become a beast in itself.  Once I completed my studies and opened […]

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