The cosmetic brand Sephora has released the MakeUp Notes Samsung Galaxy application that allows users to find out what colours of eye shadow, lipstick and blush suits them best. Simply take a picture of yourself in store and experiment with the palette of colours before getting a makeup artist to carry out the desired result on your face. The final look can then be shared on social media platforms.
Why it matters
Is this a useful way to leverage the consultancy positioning of the Sephora brand by engaging consumers in real time?
Vichy has partnered up with designer fridge brand Smeg to promote its Aqualia Antiox range. The “Big Ice” in Milan is a huge ice-cube at St. Lorenz Columns. Inside the ice cube is a Smeg fridge people can win, to then keep their Vichy beauty products at the right temperature.
L’Occitane Ma Crème Nature is an organic moisturiser which you buy in its unmade form. Consumers mix spring water with a sachet of organic plant oils as and when they need it. A ‘made on’ and ‘best before’ label can be stuck on the made-up moisturiser before keeping it in the fridge.