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Added 22 January, 2023

Researchers reporting in the American Chemical Society Applied Materials and Interfaces have found a way to give lipstick antimicrobial properties – by adding cranberry extract to the formulation. The formula, which is a deep red color, was found to inactivate any harmful and disease-causing viruses, bacteria, and a fungus that it encountered...

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Added 16 December, 2021

At San Francsco's Clockwork, you can now make an appointment with a robot "manicurist." Insert your hands into the robot and it will perfectly paint your nails in less than 10 minutes. Just choose your colors and the robot takes care of the rest. There is a hand rest to keep your hand stabilized "so that when the robot goes to paint, it can...

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Added 13 December, 2021

Eye drops that could replace reading glasses for millions of people were approved by the Food and Drug Administration and hit the market this week. The drops, called pilocarpine and marketed as Vuity by Allergan, can sharpen closeup vision for six to 10 hours. They work by using the eye’s existing ability to reduce its pupil size. “Reducing the...

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Added 6 August, 2021

The lines between Men's clothes and Women's clothes have been blurring for some time now. Just think t-shirts and jeans. Now that trend is expanding as more shoppers and retailers look towards gender-neutral apparel. Gender-neutral brands — such as Les Girls Les Boys and Tomboy X — are marketed as options for everyone. The brands attempt to...

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Added 22 July, 2021

Many major cosmetic brands have men's collections. Some even have men's counters in department stores. Now a make-up brand for men called War Paint for Men has opened a new store on London's Carnaby Street. Founded by Danny Gray, War Paint for Men specialises in makeup and cosmetics specifically for men, and is sold in more than 80 countries....

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Added 29 May, 2021

For Walmart, virtual try-on might be a game-changer, solving what has historically been one of the most difficult things to replicate online: understanding fit and how an item will actually look on you. When the experience is live on, customers will simply upload their picture or choose from a series of models that best represent...

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Added 18 April, 2021

Lead by Ephemeral, a tattoo parlor in Brooklyn (of course), tattoo places are creating designs with ink is made of a medical grade solution with pigments that allow your body to naturally remove it over time. Designed for these fast-moving times, the tattoos promise a real tattoo without the lifetime commitment.

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Added 17 August, 2020

Apparel companies worldwide are shipping masks that match with tops, often sold as sets. American brand LOOK is a leader of this trend, and lots of others are following suit.

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Added 27 February, 2020

The company, best known for pioneering the natural-ingredient cosmetics market and making social responsibility a key part of company operations, is the first large retailer to embrace an unconventional hiring practice called “open hiring.” Starting this summer, The Body Shop will essentially hire the first person who applies for a job in it...

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Added 25 February, 2020

According to findings from the recently released annual survey from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), the demand for minimally invasive procedures (i.e. injectables) is bigger than ever, especially among Millennials. Fueling the overall growing demand for cosmetics procedures, according to survey data,...