Smog, selfies, and city living are fuelling demand for cosmetics, L’Oréal boss says

2019-09-17 11:18

Urbanites socialise more and pollution threatens their hair and skin, while social media filters have ramped up pressure to look good in real life.

These 10 spring perfumes will have anyone you meet completely sprung

2019-08-29 14:23

Eau, the places you'll go with a good fragrance on your side!

WATCH: Rwandan entrepreneur creates booming cosmetics business

2019-05-05 12:46

Cephas Nshimyumuremyi has started with just $10 when he launched a new, natural cosmetics line. It has since grown into a business worth $40 000.

We take a look at Kylie Jenner, now as rich as Jay Z - plus our top 4 richest SA women

2018-12-20 13:34

Kylie Jenner is busy raising her beautiful daughter Stormi, loving her rapper boyfriend Travis Scott and making serious money through her beauty empire.

Could certain personal hygiene products and cosmetics cause early puberty in girls?

2018-12-10 15:05

Could the chemicals found in several personal hygiene products, such as soaps, shampoos and lipstick, cause girls to enter into puberty at an earlier stage?

What you should know about choosing skincare products

2018-08-02 10:00

With so many skincare products on the market, you might not be sure what you're actually putting on your skin. Here’s how to read a label and choose the best ingredients for you.

Fino products create a bump in the road

2018-06-17 00:00

Writer Lesetja Malope three products by Fino Cosmetics to help with his skin but didn't quite get the best results.

Estée Lauder fights short attention spans in online makeover

2018-02-07 14:16

For cosmetics companies like Estée Lauder, the window of time to capture an online customer is approximately 5 seconds.

Stella shows science and nature can go hand in hand

2017-11-16 17:56

Stella Ciolli is the founder of SKOON, a natural skincare collection using natural ingredients in scientifically formulated combinations.

What’s the deal with gluten-free and vegan beauty products?

2016-07-29 09:56

The ‘natural beauty’ world is exploding big time. Heard of vegan beauty products? Gluten-free products? No? Chances are you will very soon.


As Victoria's Secret weighs what's next, Rihanna may be onto something

2019-09-14 17:00

Victoria's Secret, amid an identity crisis over its antiquated view of female beauty, is taking a step back to re-evaluate what to do with its annual fashion show.

The lipstick that raised over R7bn to fight AIDS

2019-06-22 08:00

For the past 25 years, MAC Cosmetics has been selling its Viva Glam lipstick to raise money for the fight against HIV and AIDS.

Big cosmetic brand quits social media completely while Instagram promises it has a few new tricks up its sleeve

2019-04-11 14:35

While Instagram was courting big-name brands at the Condé Naste International (CNI) conference in Cape Town, one British cosmetic brand announced that it would be quitting social media entirely.

The perfect make-up look for a family Christmas lunch!

2018-12-18 08:53

Going for a minimalist makeup look is all about showing off your best features gifted to you by your genes – for me it's my eyes and lips.

Many women prefer to use men's deodorant - this is why

2018-11-03 09:04

In theory, the fragrances used in men's deodorants might be better at masking body odour.

Could your fragrance be as toxic as second-hand smoking?

2018-06-22 15:18

Sounds a bit extreme, doesn't it? Yet, some of the cosmetic you use daily can have dire effects on your health.

Lady Gaga cosmetics line on the way?

2018-05-10 12:55

Lady Gaga looks set to become the latest celebrity to launch a cosmetics line after it was revealed that her company, Ate My Heart Inc, has trademarked the name Haus Beauty.

Want to look younger? Facial stretching can help

2018-01-16 10:00

Are you trying to fight the signs of ageing? A new study suggests that facial stretches, rather than expensive cosmetics, could be the solution.

Bloggers touting makeup secrets spur Estee Lauder's sales

2017-06-01 14:58

Chinese millennials are becoming the world’s biggest beauty queens, thanks to the power of the internet.

Clicks sees earnings rise on resilient markets

2016-04-21 10:52

Clicks has forecast higher earnings, citing expectations that demand for its products will remain resilient despite a weakening outlook for consumer spending.

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