The biggest beauty names are in a race to snap up the most dynamic brands globally and Anglo-Dutch consumer-products giant Unilever is one of the most active names, its latest big buy being J-Beauty brand Tatcha.
Sephora has announced a manifesto to become more inclusive.The beauty retailer has unveiled "We Belong to Something Beautiful," a campaign that aims to encourage celebrating differences and living fearlessly.
FabFitFun has expanded into the UK following an $80 million funding round in January. The membership includes the FabFitFun Box, which delivers a selection of beauty and lifestyle products four times a year.
Beauty and personal care were a big part of Unilever's larger than expected Q1 sales rise and its acquisitions grew faster than other brands as their innovative business models and products scored globally.
Unilever, one of the world's biggest advertisers, will pick a network of "trusted publishers" with which to spend most of its marketing budget, in its latest attempt to improve its digital advertising.