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Huda Beauty crowned ‘most hyped’ celebrity brand

Beating Kanye West’s Yeezy fashion business, Huda Beauty took the number one spot in’s ranking based on search volume and social chatter

MMI Analytics raises £4.5 million to expand beauty digital insights and new territories

The British technology company specialises in monitoring media, marketing and e-commerce data across the world’s largest beauty markets

From the dental chair to the bathroom: Oral-B launches three new smart toothbrushes

The oral care brand adds three new smart toothbrushes to its iO line

Tech meets toiletries: The latest in smart packaging

Intelligent materials are delivering better functionality and security to beauty packaging, as Sarah Gibbons, Brenda Dionisi, Julian Ryall and Jens...

Shiseido inks partnership deal with WeChat tech giant Tencent

Beauty giant’s China subsidiary will use gaming group’s expertise to build on its social commerce and other digital outlets

Gaia Capital Partners joins companies backing beauty salon marketplace Planity

The French SaaS enabled marketplace has ambitions to move into new markets, starting with Germany

Stand and deliver: How to maximise your point of sale presence

Even in the digital age, there’s no better way for a brand to optimise its exposure than by investing in in-store point of sale materials that real...

Cosmetics Business Packaging Live 2019: Agenda revealed

The first Cosmetics Business Packaging Live summit comes to Barcelona this October for two days of expert analysis that will bring to life the late...

Scientists develop electronic sensor that can be drawn on skin

The new drawn-on-skin electronics can be used to collect information on skin hydration, as well as physical data

This beauty company has launched a new meditation app to soothe skin woes

The new Beautitation service from Eewee Production is designed to be used in conjunction with consumers’ skin care routine

Why the cosmetics industry is the ideal vocation for women in STEM

With room for a broad range of expertise and ample opportunity to continue research while child-rearing, more women with a STEM background should c...

Cosmetics Business reveals the 5 biggest beauty M&A trends of 2019 in new report

Beauty M&A is still thriving. Which brands and segments will top acquirers' shopping lists this year?

Marks & Spencer speeds up plans to become digital first retailer with Mobile Pay Go system

The pilot technology allows customers to pay for their items via the M&S app

Make-up’s magic powder: Morphing cosmetic technology

Why powder-to-cream and powder-to-water formulations are the next big thing in transformational cosmetic technology

Kao reveals new testing method to reveal characteristics of base make-up film

Using Raman spectroscopy, the technology visualises the composition and distribution inside the film

Novel material upgrades the cushion compact

A new fibre cushion technology from Porex is providing greater versatility for manufacturers