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Indian skincare startup Mamaearth eyes $3 bln valuation in 2023 IPO: Report

June 22, 2022 4:28 pm

In talks to raise at least $300 million for a projected IPO next year, Indian skincare startup Mamaearth is aiming for a valuation of about $3 billion - 10-12 times forward revenue. In January of this year, the company's final valuation was $1.2 billion.

Why you must never share cosmetics or makeup products

February 25, 2022 9:55 pm

Sharing cosmetics and make-up is usually seen as a good gesture between friends, sisters, cousins, etc. but one might not realise that it can cause harm to both people

Cosmetic firm Lush to quit social media to highlight mental well-being of customers

November 23, 2021 1:17 pm

"In the same way that evidence against climate change was ignored and belittled for decades, concerns about the serious effects of social media are going largely ignored now."

From farm to face, Gaza women create cosmetics from local herbs

July 30, 2021 9:31 am

From a factory in Gaza City, the internationally funded project's four staffers, all women, use steam distillation to draw out the ingredients from plants including rosemary, basil, mint, thyme and chamomile

Kylie Jenner's 'love for makeup' started with an 'insecurity' about her lips

June 21, 2021 3:24 pm

The youngest of the Kardashian-Jenner sisters revealed she was once told by a guy that she had "such small lips"

Meet the Moroccan women making Argan oil for the beauty industry

June 16, 2021 3:01 pm

With the rising demand for oil in the beauty industry, it now costs around $30-50 a litre locally but can sell on the international market in smaller high-end bottles for up to $250 a litre.

Study: Half of US cosmetics contain toxic chemicals

June 16, 2021 10:49 am

Stay Away from Toxic Beauty Products: According to a new study more than half the cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada likely contain high levels of a chemicals which results in serious health conditions

From dip in formal wear to surge in home decor, how Covid-19 has altered shopping trends

September 22, 2020 9:35 pm

Korikart, an India-based online store for Korean food and lifestyle products, has witnessed an increase in sales by around 300 to 400 per cent, mainly due to a surge in demand for Jin Ramen instant noodles, said Seo Young-doo, CEO and founder

Tips to identify originals from fake cosmetic products

March 16, 2020 5:39 pm

To dupe customers, counterfeiters make exact or close copies of the branded product packaging, and they place it in the market with hard to resist pricing.

Now you can make your own face creams and customise the shampoo you use

October 13, 2018 4:05 pm

These Indian companies allow you to make your own beauty products and are mindful of your lifestyle, skin type and goals. Would you like to customise the cosmetic products you use?