French cosmetics giant L'Oreal on Friday confirmed it had dropped a British transgender model over comments the company deemed "at odds with our values," after she was hired as part of a diversity campaign.
If UK fashion, beauty and interiors stores are worried about competition from the discount sector now, they have a lot more to worry about in the next few years with a new report saying the sector will surge by 2022.
UK shoppers spent online enthusiastically on Monday, which was a public holiday in Britain, with PCA Predict saying e-sales rose 3% on the day, a good performance given the heatwave that diverted consumers from shopping.
Rules are there to be broken, and the philosophy definitely applies to the beauty industry, which is constantly reinventing itself in search of the next big trend. Here are three unexpected beauty trends of the summer.