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A.S. Watson launches VIP programme to reward most loyal customers

The invitation-only membership aims to reward and retain top customers that spend with the company’s stores

The Organic Pharmacy debuts completely eco-friendly make-up range

With phytopharmaceutical formulas and sustainable packaging, the new range is said to be good for the environment and ...

Boots UK unveils its top 10 Christmas gift sets for 2018

Buyers reveal what they require from their partners when it comes to gifting

Say Cheese! 7 innovative oral care brands to sink your teeth into

To celebrate World Smile Day on Friday 5 October, Cosmetics Business picks the oral care brands brightening up the ...

Lancer Skincare secures QVC deal and partners with Emmy nominee actress Candace Cameron Bure

Cameron Bure is an American actress who is best known for her appearance on Full House as D.J. Tanner

North Korea opens cosmetic factory to media for first time

The Pyongyang Cosmetics Factory manufactures the beauty brand Unhasu, which North Korean scientists say is running ...

K-beauty to A-beauty: Cosmetics Business reveals top 5 beauty hotspots in new Trend Report

Korean beauty has opened the gates to a new trend for beauty destinations. But just how influential could this movement ...

Urban Veda offers immersive Ayurvedic experiences at new UK pop-up

The new store is a celebration of the brand’s five year anniversary and offers customers experiences from yoga classes ...

L'Oréal urged to rebrand 'breathtakingly insensitive' Black Opium fragrance by anti-drug group

The National Council Against Drug Abuse accuses the beauty giant of "the height of cruelty" by attempting to profit ...

BASF launches high-performing and sustainable silicone alternatives

Responding to consumer demand for renewable-based ingredients, BASF has developed a broad range of light emollients to ...

How witchcraft is casting a spell over the beauty industry

As a growing number of consumers embrace Wicca, brands can learn from Sephora and Pinrose's cautionary tale when ...

Material innovation in compacts supports bespoke beauty

The market for compacts is currently all about exploring new materials, from fabric to wood, and building in as much ...

Walgreens Boots Alliance engages Chinese customers with Tmall deal

The beauty giant has announced it will launch a Boots flagship store on Alibaba Group e-commerce site Tmall

Harvey Nichols taps Harrods’ Virginie Duigou as Head of Beauty

The ex-Harrods Divisional Manager will work across buying for all core beauty, Beyond Beauty and perfumery brands

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