For the past 20 years, this is where the cosmetics company Lush has lived, producing millions of sweet-smelling soaps, jellies, rubs, bars, and bombs that have gotten people rethinking personal hygiene. Business Insider recently spoke with Dan Dresser, one of Lush's head manufacturers, to learn how the Willy Wonka of soap is reinventing bath time. Read more at Business Insider.Read More
Glossier (a play on the word dossier) doesn’t rely on celebrity ads or high-profile department store placements. Employees talk to customers directly—via email, social media, the company’s site—in a casual voice that young people understand. If there’s such a thing as designing a millennial approach for selling a product, this gets pretty close: real and unmediated, the antibrand brand. Read more at Wired.Read More
“Nutrient-laden skin cocktails have been part of Eastern medicine practices dating back centuries, which is why you’ll find a dedicated refrigerated area in the beauty section of most Japanese and Korean department stores packed full of edible beauty supplements. Closer to home, while we’re yet to get our beauty on ice, juice bars are venturing beyond standard green juices.” Read more at Vogue Australia.
“A nail polish that goes on like spray paint. A laser that eliminates fine lines with almost zero downtime. The world’s most coveted eyeshadow. And the hairstyling line that might actually break the internet. No, we’re not dreaming. These are just a few of the innovations that are poised to transform the beauty landscape — and your daily routines — in 2016.” Read more at Refinery29.Read More