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Henkel opens first Beauty Care laboratory in Middle East

The new facility joins the conglomerate's Laundry & Home Care business unit, which opened in Dubai in 2013

Beauty brands urged to boycott blogger Sondos Al Qattan after 'servant' comments cause outrage

The Kuwaiti beauty blogger posted a video on her Instagram account condemning giving ‘servants’ a day off and ...

K-beauty brand Etude House builds Middle East footprint

The Amorepacific Group-owned brand accelerates expansion plans through its partnership with Alshaya Group

Protectionism halts cosmetic progress in North Africa

A wave of protectionism is changing consumer behaviour and warping the cosmetics trade in North Africa, as Kaci Racelma, ...

Reckitt Benckiser criticises Unilever Lifebuoy soap advert

The South African ad claimed that the product is the ‘world’s number one selling germ protection soap’

MAC criticised by Muslims for Suhoor make-up tutorial

YouTube video shows consumers how to put on make-up for the pre-dawn meal that Muslims eat before fasting for the rest ...

Pure Beauty Global Awards 2018 winners revealed!

Which beauty brands scooped prizes at the inaugural Pure Beauty Global Awards 2018?

Harvey Nichols opens store in Qatar capital

The new 80,000sqft space includes three floors and was created in partnership with the Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Group

Dubai Mall welcomes Acqua di Parma boutique

With this expansion, the brand hopes to tap into the region’s double-digit growth in the beauty industry

K-beauty to the UAE: How luxury packaging trends differ around the world

Personal care brands are sourcing and developing luxury packaging adapted to different markets’ cultural preferences. ...

The Meghan effect: How the royals influence beauty

As royal wedding fever hits the nation, Cosmetics Business looks at the ongoing influence of global royalty – from Kate ...

Regulations for selling fragrance in the Middle East

As demand for fragrances in the Middle East continues to grow, Roshini Raj explores the fragrance industry’s regulatory ...

IFF acquires natural ingredients rival Frutarom for $7bn

The deal between the flavour and fragrances giant and Israeli ingredients firm is said to create a 'global leader' in ...

Avon reports 'unsatisfactory' results as new CEO announces Q1 net loss

The direct selling beauty brand appointed Jan Zijderveld as its new CEO in February