Is ‘anti-ageing’ an ageist descriptor for brands?

Commonly used in the beauty world, I have long maintained that the expression ‘anti-ageing’ is ageist. It implies there’s something wrong with ageing. Imagine if skin-whitening treatments were positioned on an ‘anti-black’ platform! Now there are signs that the anti-ageing term is losing popularity. According to this article in Elle, Google reported that last year […]

Reframing Ageing – Let’s talk longevity?

A few weeks ago I helped to run a collaborative innovation workshop in Singapore, themed around opportunities in ageing and longevity. The workshop was managed by Hugh Mason of JFDI and sponsored by BOSCH. It brought together a group of entrepreneurs and enterprises including Munich Re, BP, OCBC Bank, Singapore Press Holdings. The innovation output was […]