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Health & beauty

Health & beauty Archives

Skin deep: Why Camilla and Marc, H&M and Jurlique are embracing ageing

Fashion and beauty brands are slowly recognising the importance of age diversity in advertising and marketing.

Trams, takeovers and TikTok: Mecca welcomes Charlotte Tilbury to ANZ

It’s taken beauty retail giant Mecca eight years to woo luxury brand Charlotte Tilbury to Australia and New Zealand.

Class is in session: Get schooled on skincare at MECCAversity

From presos from ex-politicians and athletes to quizzes and online summits, beauty retail giant Mecca has democratised e...

How The Body Shop is removing bias with Open Hiring

The Body Shop is taking an inclusive approach to its hiring of Christmas casuals in an effort to remove barriers to empl...

Wesfarmers makes revised bid for Priceline-owner

API's board is recommending shareholders back the revised offer, which will now see them paid out at a 37 per cent premi...

Opinion: Say hello to the new face of beauty retail

Many beauty retailers are reliant on physical experiences, but as we remain in lockdown, savvy brands are reimagining ho...

VIDEO: Meet the startup helping people ditch single-use sanitary pads

LastObject has a mission to eliminate single-use products by making even better reusable alternatives. In this video we ...

Former L’Oréal Australia MD goes all in on natural skincare

Mark Tucker ran L’Oréal Australia for years. Now he's tapping into the clean beauty boom with the upcoming launch of hem...

How cult US beauty brand Il Makiage is disrupting the beauty industry

Backed by L Catterton, the online retailer recently expanded to Australia and is rumoured to be pursuing an IPO.

More than skin deep: Why I love working at Mecca as a skincare expert

As any savvy beauty retailer knows, selling customers skincare products is about more than just reducing pores and clear...

Why Dermalogica believes in the beauty of bricks-and-mortar

In the past year, skincare brand Dermalogica has evolved its bricks-and-mortar offering.

Shiseido to sell beauty brands BareMinerals, Buxom, Laura Mercier

The move was part of Shiseido’s new business strategy ‘Win 2023 and Beyond’, shifting its focus to higher-margin skincar...

The Warehouse Group buys into healthcare sector

The Warehouse Group has taken a step into the healthcare business, buying up a stake in local start-up Zoom Health, owne...
Wanaka woman moves edible garden venture online

Wanaka woman moves edible garden venture online

“There is so much information out there that sometimes people don’t even know where to begin. I want to make growing you...

Demystifying beauty: A conversation with Deciem’s chief scientific officer

We chat with Prudvi Mohan Kaka about how he and his team have developed some of the world’s most popular skincare produc...