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Blac Chyna under fire for skin whitening cream

The model recently visited Nigeria to push her new Whitenicious x Blac Chyna lightening cream and received a barrage of ...

Natural hair brand Tints of Nature breaks into the UAE

The brand, manufactured in the UK, will enter the UAE via the Middle East’s largest healthcare retailer Life Pharmacy

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

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, ...

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

Cosmetics Business predicts 5 Global Beauty Trends of 2019 in new report

In 2019 the industry will build on a year of radical changes in beauty. This definitive guide reveals what consumers ...

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 ...

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. ...

Huda and Mona Kattan on influencer marketing, expanding into perfume and finding the perfect investor

The founders of Huda Beauty discuss how they found their ideal perfume partner and the future of their new fragrance ...

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 ...

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