Shiseido Launches Internet of Things Skincare System

Japanese beauty brand Shiseido has entered the skincare industry’s latest competitive realm with a personalized high-tech moisturizer and serum, formulated by pairing augmented reality and artificial intelligence. Called Optune, it’s one of the first Internet of Things smart appliance systems in the beauty space combining an intelligent app with a physical dispenser. Optune launched this […]

Summer Travel Guide: Must-Have Gadgets and Accessories for Jetsetters

Summer is (almost) here, and hopefully you bought those plane tickets a long, long time ago. But there’s still time to buy last minute gadgets and accessories that will ensure you travel in style and (ideally) stress-free. Allbirds Comfortable Shoes If you’ve walked around the San Francisco Bay Area even once in the last few […]

Even Eyeshadow Has SPF Now. Why Sun Care Is Poised to Transform High-end Beauty

Sun care is growing faster than skincare. The prestige beauty market saw a 29% surge in dollars spent on skincare with SPF last year–surpassing the other 97% of the $1.4 billion skincare market by both dollars and units, according to NPD beauty industry analyst Larissa Jensen. Analysts agree: consumers are into sun care. Supergoop founder […]

L’Oréal CEO Is “Confident” About Global Economy and “Not Worried” About China

You won’t hear a single complaint from the CEO of L’Or?al, the largest beauty company in the world. Trade tensions? Recession talk? China slowdown? Jean Paul Agon says he’s “pretty optimistic and confident” about the outlook for his business in 2019. “People are happy to buy beauty products,” Agon tells Fortune. “It makes their life […]