Pai Skincare secures £3.45MN investment, opens first online store in Asia

London-based sensitive skincare brand Pai Skincare has closed a £3.45 million (€4 million/USD4.5 million) Series A investment led by Luxembourg based CAP Invest. Pai plans to double-down on e-commerce, hire an experienced CTO/head of e-commerce and expand its global direct retail operation. With six websites covering Europe, North America and Australia, the UK-based business will […]

May 25, 2017 Continue Reading
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Beauty Shortlist Awards 2017 goes international

The sixth annual Beauty Shortlist Awards 2017 are now open for entries, and for the first time they are accepting submissions from global beauty brands. Dawn Del Russo – TV style expert and fashion presenter – has been confirmed as the USA judge for the awards and will be joined by her sister, make-up artist […]

September 5, 2016 Continue Reading

Beauty Bites

Australian make-up brand Eye of Horus has launched the Brow Define to add shape, colour and definition to eyebrows. On one end of the pencil is a twist-up nib that deposits the wax-based product; the other end has a handy brush that helps you blend the colour. Enriched with castor oil, it is available in […]

April 10, 2015 Continue Reading
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What Skin Needs flies to the UK

A new range of Australian functional skincare products designed to provide effective solutions to skin problems has launched in the UK. The three-strong What Skin Needs range aims to tackle issues including cracked and dry skin and skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema and dermatitis through the active ingredient Plantolin, a patent-protected active plant extract. […]

March 2, 2015 Continue Reading

Australian sunless tanning brand launches in UK

Organic skincare brand Eco By Sonya, founded in Currumbin on Australia’s Gold Coast in 2010, has launched in the UK through London-based Naturally Wright Ltd. Founded by Sonya Driver as a solution to her search for a safe sunless tanning alternative following her sister being diagnosed with a melanoma, the organic brand’s initial creation was […]

September 8, 2014 Continue Reading

‘Honest beauty’ from zk’in

Debuting in the UK today (8 September) – the first day of Organic Beauty Week – is zk’in, an Australian-born organic skincare brand aiming to address rising consumer expectations of what effective skincare should deliver. The 12 COSMOS-certified products cover every skin concern and life stage and feature a unique 100% natural preservative system – […]

September 8, 2014 Continue Reading
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Collagen-boosting supplement from Oz hits UK shelves

New from Australia comes Qsilica PRO COLLAGEN anti-ageing supplement, designed to promote natural collagen production and improve overall skin hydration. The supplement contains natural-origin ingredients including Lipowheat wheat ceramides, colloidal mineral silica and vitamin C. Lipowheat is composed of natural active lipids and has been found to fight against harmful toxins and maintain skin elasticity. […]

January 29, 2014 Continue Reading
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MooGoo wins Silver for UK launch

Australian natural skincare brand MooGoo, which launched in the UK earlier this year following growing demand from UK consumers, has just won Silver for the Best Natural Launch at the Pure Beauty Awards 2013. The brand originated when company founder Craig Jones adapted a cream that was originally formulated for cows’ udders, to help a […]

October 25, 2013 Continue Reading