Unlocking the secrets behind the looks

Rae Morris, four-time Australian makeup artist of the year, and Sarah Laidlaw, four-time Australian Session Stylist of the Year, set to share their secrets of success.

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A new way to sell cosmetics?

Redefining Beauty will launch Australia’s first digital vending machine dispensing beauty products next month.

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Covergirl undergoes major makeover

Sixty years after its launch, Covergirl is redefining the brand and what it means to be beautiful.

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IT girl calls for beauty rethink

IT Cosmetics co-founder and CEO Jamie Kern Lima has called on beauty industry leaders to rethink the images of beauty they use to sell their products.

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Lipstick economy booms in China

Lipstick sales are the driving force behind the growth in China’s coloured cosmetics sales, according to the latest research by Mintel.

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Claudia Schiffer launches ArtDeco make-up

Thirty years after beginning her career as one of the world’s most famous models, Claudia Schiffer has launched her first makeup range.

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GlamaCo expands into beauty market

Ten years after opening its first hair and beauty trade superstore in Queensland, glamaCo has opened its sixth store – and is also increasing its beauty product range.

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Napoleon celebrates 25 years of ‘primer time’

Napoleon Perdis has celebrated the 25th birthday of his eponymously-named brand with a cake in the shape of his iconic Primer at the opening of his latest store.

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And the Top 5 makeup artists in Australia are….

Five of Australia’s best makeup artists were rewarded for their outstanding talent at this year’s Face2Face Makeup Awards.

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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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MAC shows off new season looks

The clothes weren’t the only viewing pleasure for fashionistas at the David Jones Spring Summer show last week – MAC’s latest makeup looks were also a big hit.

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Despite the hype, women don’t prefer the ‘natural’ look

New research shows that the majority of women don’t really care if their foundation is ‘natural’ or organic.

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Amazon takes bigger share of beauty market

Amazon’s beauty sales in the US, its biggest market, reached US$340 million in the second quarter of this year – 40 percent more than in the second quarter last year.

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Colour cosmetic market starts to fade

Consumer desire for more simplified makeup routines has resulted in stalled growth in the US colour cosmetics market, according to Mintel.

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Beautiful talent shines in Brisbane

More than 300 beauty professionals showed off their skills and talent in the inaugural Sunshine Pro Series Competition in Brisbane last week.

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Mineral Goddess stars in underwater artworks

Kylie Eustace, the founder of Kylie Professional Mineral Goddess make-up, has once again proven that her range is 100 percent waterproof in a series of spectacular underwater photographs.

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And the world’s most popular lipstick colour is…

In celebration of International Lipstick Day, Perfect Corp, the creators of the YouCam Makeup app, have revealed the world’s most popular lipstick colour.

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Time running out for Sydney beauty competitions

Time is running out for makeup and nail artists who want to compete in this year’s Nailympia Australia and Face2Face Makeup Awards.

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