beauty

Dec 17, 2020

Confined consumers make beauty brands rethink their marketing plans

With consumers stuck at home most of the year—or wandering out warily masked—cosmetics labels have seen their product assortments upended and have faced fresh challenges reaching buyers.

Jul 22, 2020

Sri Lankan influencer claims Unilever bullied her over objections to whitening product

A Colombo-based editor has spoken up about how the brand ‘made her life miserable’ after she denounced a whitening product on Instagram.

Jul 13, 2020

Why beauty brick-and-mortar is thriving In China

Offline beauty sales are peaking now that China’s online buyers are back at brick-and-mortar chain stores. But can local beauty retailers seize the moment?

Jul 9, 2020

The future of lifestyle publishing

Beyond the 'print is dead, digital is king' cliché, three other noteworthy reinventions will emerge to revitalise the industry, according to a Singapore publishing veteran.

Apr 24, 2020

Are China-facing fashion and beauty campaigns ready for a makeover?

Long-dominated by porcelain skin and a slim physique, the definition of beauty is slowly changing, thanks in part to a number of influential Chinese consumers—and brands are paying attention.

Feb 3, 2020

Beauty brands: You should be scrambling to get in the live music game

Fans want marketers to show up and guide their self-care, fashion and beauty journeys, according to a new report by Live Nation.