“The Millennial attitude toward skin care is wreaking havoc in the beauty world, where skin care had long produced impressive year-over-year gains. The views of the younger generation — a beauty-from-the-inside-out approach — represent a sharp departure from the antiwrinkle priorities of their Baby Boomer parents, and that flip is furrowing brows across the sector.” Read more at WWD.
“The new Dyson Supersonic is a stunning breath of hot air in the face of traditional dryers — a rare new take on decades-old product category that looks nothing like the archetypal hair dryer.” Read more at Mashable.
“A chain called Aritaum is opening 70 stores throughout the US and Canada. Aritaum is owned by Amore Pacific, which is basically the Esteé Lauder of Korea. Aritaum chains are ubiquitous in South Korea and there are currently now 14 of them in North America, with about 70 anticipated by the time the project is complete in a few years.” Read more at Racked.
“Anti-pollution is the latest thing in skin care, as a slew of new products have popped up aiming to ward off the irritating and aging effects of the smog all around you with ingredients like yogurt probiotics, algae, turmeric, ginger, zinc and orange extract. But do they really do anything special or is this all a marketing ploy?” Read more at Fashionista.
“Millennials have redefined the term luxury. Luxury no longer refers exclusively to expensive bags, shoes and watches. It now includes experiences like farm-to-table dining and ‘über-luxe’ travel. Millennials prefer experiences to things. Brands are blurring the lines between luxury items and experiences. Luxury shopping is an experience, that’s the whole point. Digital platforms are creating new, interactive experiences every minute.” Read more at WWD.
“One quick Google search can confirm that yes, this is a thing, with women thinking that their hair has totally ‘gotten used to’ the shampoo and conditioner regimens they've come to depend on and love. We got the hard facts from the experts themselves to figure this conundrum out. The verdict? It's mostly in your head.” Read more at Marie Claire.