The Queens of Engagement revealed…

2017’s most popular social media posts by beauty influencers have been revealed in The Global Influencer Marketing Report.

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Dermatologist issues cosmetic tattoo warning

A leading dermatologist has warned Australians to ‘think very carefully’ before getting eyebrow, eyeliner or lip liner tattoos.

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Beauty sales set to glow this Xmas

Australians are expected to spend $50 billion in the lead up to this Christmas – and beauty products are certain to be at the top of many shopping lists.

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Chloe Morello attacks fake beauty influencers

Australia’s most popular beauty influencer, Chloe Morello, has attacked beauty influencers who are “committing fraud” by buying fake followers and garnering false ‘likes’ and ‘comments’ on Instagram.

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Roxy joins Skinny Tan

Just one month after being banned for making misleading claims in its UK advertising, Skinny Tan has appointed PR queen Roxy Jacenko as its brand ambassador in Australia.

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Men join the beauty obsession

The obsession with all things beauty is no longer limited to women. New research shows that male grooming has become one of beauty industry’s fastest changing, and fastest growing, segments.

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Duquessa finds perfect niche

Four years after opening her first clinic in Melbourne, Katherine Millar-Shannon is enjoying success in Sydney too after discovering a niche in the seemingly cluttered beauty market.

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SkinnyTan told to stop faking it

SkinnyTan, the self-tanning brand that became a global session after winning over investors on the Dragon’s Den tv series, has been banned from making misleading advertising claims.

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Nail polish market set to shine

The global nail polish market is expected to reach US$15.55bn by 2024, according to Grand View Research.

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Unilever buys into K-beauty

In its latest move to build a global beauty business, Unilever has bought Korea’s leading beauty brand for €2.27bn (Au$3.44bn).

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Botox tops list of Aussie skin dreams

Eighty-seven percent of ‘aesthetically aware’ Australian women would consider having anti-wrinkle injections, according to a new survey of non-surgical beauty trends.

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Pico opens door to more Asian clients

New generation picosecond lasers offer salons and clinics the opportunity to treat their clients’ skin, particularly Asian clients’ skin, more safely and effectively, according to a leading Taiwanese dermatologist.

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Hollywood’s Jimmy Coco headed for Oz

Jimmy Coco, ‘the most in-demand tanner in Hollywood’, will be visiting Australia in November to promote MineTan Body Skin’s latest tanning collection.

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CPCA calls for tougher salon regulations

Following the death of Sydney beauty salon owner Jean Huang, the Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia is calling for stronger regulations for cosmetic treatments such as laser, botox and fillers.

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Industry warns salon owners to obey the law – or risk another death

In the wake of the death of beauty salon owner Jean Huang during a breast enhancement procedure last week, two of Australia’s leading beauty industry bodies have warned beauty salons to follow the rules and regulations.

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Sydney Expo returns to former glory

After four years on Glebe Island, Beauty Expo Australia’s return to Darling Harbour on the weekend was hailed a great success by exhibitors and visitors alike.

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TBN takes bite of superfood market

Total Beauty Network, the owners of Inika Organic and Designer Brands Cosmetics, has launched the ‘world’s first Australian-made superfood cosmetics and skincare range’.

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Pacific Islanders share beauty secrets in Sydney

Five beauty businesses from the Pacific islands will be showcasing their products at this month’s Beauty Expo Australia in Sydney.

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