Beauty News in 5
In an industry where the number of likes and followers seems to take precedence over influencer authenticity, Unilever are pledging to try and avoid working with influencers who have seemingly bought or used bots to grow their following
Popular fashion and beauty retailer ASOS uses its extensive influence to encourage discussion regarding mental health through a new YouTube series
Online title Business of Fashion explores the detrimental impact the monumentally influential retailer Sephora has upon smaller businesses, with a particular focus on those who stock exclusively natural beauty brands
Future Labs reports on the upcoming wellness trends set to take 2018 by storm, these range from the new series of ‘clean’ energy drinks to entirely natural beauty ranges for pregnant women. (Regarding the latter there’s a company called ‘Hatch’, previously a maternity wear brand, which might be one the Science of Skin should look out for @Carri!)
Facebook launches a new ‘Watch Party’ feature, which allows users to simultaneously watch Facebook videos together and to comment and react in real-time. Will companies such as Spotify and Netflix follow suit?
Controversial director Spike Lee collaborates with Uber for a series of powerful films which explore the unique and diverse lives of five drivers in the borough of Brooklyn