Can your skin ever be too clean?

Revisiting how we think about cleanliness and bacteria could be the key to improving overall skin health. Clean is good, but can you have too much of a good thing?

Beauty brands are embracing sustainable packaging

In a bid to reduce single-use plastics, there’s a growing trend for beauty brands to move towards recyclable and refillable packaging

K-beauty is rocketing worldwide

Cosmetics stores in the Myeongdong shopping district of Seoul

South Korea is not only the political focus of the world, but is also a hotbed of beauty innovation

The story of beauty and the good bacteria

Tropical probiotics are now in increased demand as an obsession with cleanliness has led to an imbalance of microbiomes

A modern obsession with cleanliness may not be serving our skin well and probiotics research could turn the beauty industry upside down

Does high-tech home beauty mean the end of clinics?

The LUNATM play by FOREO is a smaller, lower- priced entry- level version of the company’s larger sonic facial cleansing device

We’re having a love affair with high-tech home beauty devices, but what does this mean for clinics and consumers?

Unlocking the secrets of ‘slow ageing’

Actress Tilda Swinton, 56

Skincare, diet, exercise and emotional wellbeing are the key to a healthy complexion and managing ageing

Digital – Giving beauty a boost

Victoria Beckham with models at a fashion show

The beauty industry has a history of bucking economic trends and looks set to ride out possible turbulence with promising projections for the rest of the decade

Fighting for diversity within beauty

British model Leomie Anderson has voiced her frustration at make-up artists being ill-equipped to work with darker- skin models

Women have succeeded in reaching the top of the beauty industry, but broader diversity issues, including cosmetics and sexuality, have yet to be fully addressed