There's a quiet love affair brewing between the beauty industry and the world of sci-fi. We saw it this season at the Chanel runway show, where models walked through a server room accompanied by Robo Coco robots. There was also the alien-like glittery shapes tattooed on the models' faces at Giamba. Read more at Harper's Bazaar.Read More
If you want a crystal ball into next year’s popular American beauty trends, look to the South Korean beauty industry. To find out what to expect next in Korean beauty (and, several years later, American beauty), the Cut talked to Alicia Yoon, CEO and co-founder of Korean beauty site Peach and Lily and a licensed aesthetician in Korea and the United States. Read more at The Cut.Read More
“Halfway between homely and aggressive, the new 1950s-style manicure is a subtle kind of boast: anachronistic but assertive. Discreetly polished and well-tended nails like the kind worn by Michelle Obama, Sheryl Sandberg and Oprah are a display of general competence—something closer to a symptom of good health than a strictly semiotic statement.” Read more at T Magazine.Read More
“It wasn’t long ago that all eyes were on Hollywood for the latest and greatest products, techniques and trends from the realm of beauty and cosmetics. However, according to Euromonitor International, all eyes will be peering towards Asia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as both regions experience an unprecedented beauty boom.” Read more at Forbes.Read More
“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
“The founders of our two favourite Korean beauty stores give us the inside scoop on what the hot, new ingredients are, the brands on the verge of cult status and the makeup trends to know for 2016. Among other things, ombré lips and hair shading, both ways to fake fullness, are huge in Korea right now.” Read more at Harper’s Bazaar.