Beauty

Australia’s first beauty runway for charity

Priceline Pharmacy will host Australia’s first beauty runway for charity. The runway has been created to raise funds for the Priceline Sisterhood Foundation at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival, in which Priceline is the official hair and beauty partner of. On 11 March, the Sisterhood Beauty Runway will showcase …

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Two beauty trends set to impact the market

Mintel has announced the two beauty trends set to impact the global beauty and personal care market over the next decade: the panorama of humanity and identity traders. These trends are expected to have implications for manufacturers, companies, brands and consumers. The Panorama of Humanity As consumers explore the line …

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Aussie Made Beauty

This spring Australians are encouraged to shop Australian-made by looking out for the Australian Made logo when shopping for beauty and personal care products. Research from Roy Morgan shows that 58 per cent of shoppers prefer to buy Australian-made beauty and personal care and cosmetic products, while 23 per cent …

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Keeping up with the collagen craze

You’re scrolling through Instagram. You see a glowing skinned, shiny haired influencer holding a tiny product that says, ‘healthier skin, nails and hair.’ You say to yourself, ‘I’ll take 20’. Collagen based products are generally labelled all with those similar promises, and with social media at such a high point, …

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Priceline winning battle for cosmetics market share

Priceline is doing battle with supermarkets for the Australian cosmetics market, says Roy Morgan – and Priceline is gaining the edge. According to Roy Morgan’s latest data, Priceline has continued to grow its market share. Now, almost one in four Australian women (23.3 per cent) who buy cosmetics buy from …

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Askin’ the right skincare questions

The current trend for natural-looking beauty is contributing to the continued success of the skincare category and, today in Australia, skincare is the leading pharmacy category. In 2018, skincare outperformed the second-placed cosmetics category by almost $500 million, an increase of more than 20 per cent. Despite this popularity, skincare …

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Teenagers: ditch your tan

The focus of a campaign on teenagers and tanning this National Skin Cancer Awareness week is to ditch the tan and #ownyourtone. Partnering to put this message out is the Australasian College of Dermatologists (ACD) and Cancer Council who are reminding Australians of the importance of sun protection and early …

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Hitting a six for charity

Priceline Pharmacy says it passed its previous fundraising record by collecting more than $1.1 million between June 7 and July 7 for its Priceline Sisterhood Foundation, which supports five charities that help women and their families. The money raised through the ‘Misterhood for the Sisterhood’ campaign takes the total collected …

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API acquires Clearskincare

Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (API) has entered binding agreements to acquire the assets of Clearskincare Clinics for $127.4 million, to be paid in instalments over three years. API will initially acquire a 50.1 per cent controlling interest in the clinic business no later than July 31 and will move to 100 …

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