Beauty tech investments have largely focused on digital and e-commerce, but consumers are looking for technology in-store as well to improve the overall shopping experience, providing significant opportunity for brands and retailers, according to Mintel.
Technology in beauty is continuing its meteoric rise at supersonic pace, but as consumers look for more innovative and immersive stories, stores, tools and apps, how can beauty stay smart in this space?
Shaved heads, no eyebrows and messy makeup are some of the latest visuals popping up in beauty as Generation Z emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic looking to flip the lid on dated, traditional narratives.
Exclusive insights from pioneers in the men’s cosmetics market, including MANSCAPED and FIVEISM x THREE, reveal the drivers behind men’s evolving perception of cosmetic products and shed light on what exactly they want from skin care and make-up.
Getting the stamp of approval from TikTok can generate a lot of success for beauty brands, but one insider cautions companies not to fall into the trap of letting TikTok dictate their product development.
French beauty giant L’Oréal will not be stamping out Maybelline’s physical presence in China and migrating online completely, despite the strength of e-commerce and plans to close 14 standalone stores, its CEO has confirmed.
Colgate, Lifebuoy, Dove and Sunsilk are the most chosen beauty and personal care brands in the world, but L’Oréal Paris is the ‘biggest online adopter’, according to Kantar Worldpanel’s 2022 Brand Footprint.
Exclusive insights from a host of thriving beauty brands have revealed how firms can understand the purchasing behaviours of Gen Zs and better connect with them, while also exploring how this radical generation could fundamentally change the industry...
The lucrative potential of virtual beauty products, the complexities of crypto transactions and the sustainable and social challenges surrounding the metaverse must be front of mind as innovation in this fragmented space evolves, say industry experts.
Beauty must hasten sustainability action in the face of current biodiversity and climate crises, and collaboration will be a critical way forward along with focus on regenerative agriculture, says the chief sustainability officer at LVMH’s Parfums Christian...
International beauty major L'Oréal has developed a digital makeup software offering virtual cosmetics and makeup artist recommendations for highly personalised augmented reality (AR) ‘looks’ to be used across online video streaming services and image...
Beauty tech is a fascinating and innovative space spurring a wealth of innovation across products, tools and services, and there’s plenty to watch in smart personalisation, self-expression and immersive platforms.
Major brands including Sephora, Lush Cosmetics, Health & Glow and SUGAR Cosmetics have exclusively shared their insights on how they are redefining the in-store consumer experience in the wake of the COVID-pandemic.