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Is the concept of anti-ageing beauty dying out?

Is the concept of anti-ageing beauty dying out?

The beauty industry is oversaturated with products that claim to turn back the clock on our appearance, but is the rejection of growing older being replaced by new values? Scan the descriptions of pots and bottles shelved inside any beauty store and it’d be difficult to suppress the feeling that you have several new skin problems you didn’t know about priorly. The most pressing issue of all, according to various product...

By London, UK
How will the UK plastic packaging tax impact beauty?

How will the UK plastic packaging tax impact beauty?

From April 1, any company manufacturing or importing packaging containing less than 30% recycled materials will be taxed £200 per tonne. For an industry that’s renowned for its insurmountable reliance on plastic, this may well pose some issues.  Earlier this month, ‘the most important international deal since the Paris climate accord’ was approved by the United Nations Environmental Assembly in an effort to tackle the mountains...

By London, UK
TikTok’s face tape trend has been newly co-signed by a major star

TikTok’s face tape trend has been newly co-signed by a major star

Next up on the list of questionable TikTok trends is using tape to achieve a temporary face lift or to prevent the formation of wrinkles while asleep. But is it legit? Scroll on TikTok and you’ll stumble upon beauty hacks ranging from traditional to taboo, helpful to downright dangerous, or anything from understated makeup looks, full-on glam, and everywhere in between. For many, concealing fine lines or a poor night’s sleep...

By London, UK
You decide – is beauty glamourising drug culture?

You decide – is beauty glamourising drug culture?

Harry Styles’ long-awaited cosmetics brand just dropped a psychedelic-inspired collection. Aesthetic visuals aside, there may exist a wider issue with the way these products are being marketed. Whether we like it or not, psychedelics are having their moment. Permeating both mainstream media for their extraordinary medical potential and our social media feeds as young people struggling with mental health conditions increasingly look into them for personal development, hallucinogenic...

By London, UK