With beauty fans adding more colour to their make-up routines, the shopping experience is paramount and this is evident among Chinese Gen Zers. IRL retail brand WOW Colour is tapping their dedication to domestically-made brands and willingness to make beauty shopping shareable.
While many brands still position themselves to dictate of-the-moment make-up looks, Depixym’s Cosmetic Emulsions are championing individuality and self-expression by rethinking the multi-use product, encouraging beauty junkies to think outside the box and paint their faces however they wish.
How is a lack of time impacting make-up routines? Will progressive masculinity rewrite the industry? And how is clean beauty getting a colorful makeover? In this part of the 2020 Expert Outlook, we speak to three experts about how people are rejecting old rules and forging new beauty narratives.
For all the benefits of e-commerce, retailers recognise that people still value brick-and-mortar, leading some to craft unique in-store experiences. Canvas8 spoke to Steffen Jahn, assistant professor at the University of Goettingen, to learn how experiential retail impacts brand perceptions.
Lush has installed Yo! Sushi-style conveyor belts carrying bath bombs in some stores, letting customers choose from a rotating display of items. It’s hoping that allowing people to spontaneously ‘discover’ products will build an emotional connection to the brand sparked by surprise and delight.