How some of your favourite beauty products are wreaking havoc on the environment


What are microbeads, and what are governments doing about them? Microbeads are tiny plastic particles, also called polyethylene microbeads, that can be as large as 5 millimetres or invisible to the naked eye.


These tiny particles are mostly used in personal care products such as face scrubs, body washes and even toothpastes, where they act as abrasives or exfoliants, replacing natural ingredients such as sand, walnut kernels and seeds.


4 DIY beauty products using coconut oil


We all know about the numerous beauty and health benefits of using coconut oil, however not many of us know that coconut can be a miracle ingredient in so many of your beauty products that is used a regular basis. Here's a list of four unbelievable things that can be simply made using coconut oil and are they are natural and extremely harmless as far as side-effects are concerned.


Korean Beauty Products 101: Two Experts Share All


Everyone's obsessed with Korean beauty products these days. (Yes, we're guilty.) So when we heard that the founders of Glow Recipe, the New York-based, online K-beauty store were in town, we jumped at the chance to pick their brains.


Sarah Lee and Christine Chang visit Korea every three months to investigate fresh brands and hot trends—and guess what? Something new is always going on. Lucky for us, the skincare mavens are talking. Here's everything you need to know.


UAE and Saudi consumers spent nearly $7 billion on beauty products in 2015


UAE and Saudi consumers spent $6.85 billion on beauty and personal care products in 2015, according to market research firm Euromonitor International.
Figures revealed that UAE and Saudi shoppers spent $1.64 billion and $5.21 billion respectively on beauty products last year.


The countries overall spending is set to rise by eight percent in 2016 to reach $7.4 billion.


Source: Arabianbusiness



Herbal Beauty Products Market, 2015-2025 by Segmentation: Based on Product, Application and Region


Consumers worldwide prefer herbal beauty products such as skin care products, hair care products, make-up products and others. The market share for herbal beauty products has been increasingly considerably as compared to synthetic beauty products. Companies manufacturing herbal beauty products are primarily focused towards mitigating the adverse effects of synthetic beauty products .There is increasing demand of herbal beauty products owing to the rising consumer awareness regarding harmful effects of the chemical added to the beauty products.