#BeautyRecap: January 10th, 2017

Retail

Nordstrom launches K-Pop themed pop-up shops
PRNewswire.com

L’Oreal and Withings team up on hairbrush that analyses your hair as you use it, shown at CES 2017
Wired.co.uk

A preview of Crayola x Clinique’s Chubby Stick moisturising balm collaboration
MCall.com

Charlotte Tilbury to launch Magical Facial Dry Sheet Mask
Allure.com

Alicia Yoon expands Peach & Lily into Target
WWD.com – Paywall

Dr. Bronner’s releases LP of founder Emanuel Bronner’s recordings
DrBronner.com

Hourglass Cosmetics launches Girl Lipsticks, with spokesperson Jenny Shimizu
WWD.com – Paywall

Deck of Scarlet to expand palette subscription services to Canada
WWD.com – Paywall

Kleenex launches exfoliating cushion pads
Yahoo.com

A review of beauty products you can “workout in”
Refinery29.uk

A preview of MAC x Caitlyn Jenner’s collaboration, available January 5th
USMagazine.com

A preview of Samsung’s Lumini smart skincare device shown at CES 2017
Wired.co.uk

Nordstrom launches ‘Natural Beauty’ section in stores and online
RetailDive.com

Kat Von D introduces 48 hour flash-sale with Sephora
PRNewswire.com

ColourPop launch 8 colours in the Matte X Lipstick line
Bustle.com

A preview of some of the products available from Beauty Pie
Vogue.com

Allure teams up with Case-Mate to launch selfie phone case
PRNewswire.com

L’Oreal Paris debuts new marketing campaign for True Match foundations
PRNewswire.com

A preview of some health and beauty gadgets shown at CES 2017
Mirror.co.uk

HuesBox, a beauty box for women of colour, launches
Allure.com

A preview of Josie Maran’s Argan Reserve
Bustle.com

A preview of 10 highlighting serums
Bustle.com

A preview of Ouai’s new dry shampoo foam
Allure.com

A preview of BECCA Cosmetics’ First Light Priming Filter on different skin tones
Bustle.com

L’Oreal Hair Colorist offers online shade and colour correction consultations
PRNewswire.com

A preview of Dr. Jart’s Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment
Refinery29.com

Le Métier de Beauté to offer beauty services at select Neiman Marcus locations
WWD.com – Paywall

A review of Amarte Daily Exfolipowder
Bustle.com

Nubian Heritage to launch facial skin-care line
WWD.com – Paywall

More competition between other brands and Sephora’s own
WSJ.com

Cuvee Beauty launches hair care line featuring champagne
WWD.com – Paywall

Storybook Cosmetics teases a ‘Game of Thrones’ inspired collection
Bustle.com

La Roche Posay launches prebiotic skincare line
PRNewswire.com

Celebrities and Interviews

Celebrities used sheet masks to prepare for the Golden Globes and took lots of selfies
Allure.com

An interview with celebrity esthetician Su-Man Hsu: “I grew up in a mud hut”
Mirror.co.uk

Dermatologist Zein Obagi recommends against using moisturiser daily
Refinery29.com

An interview with Cheryl Vitali, general manager of Kiehl’s Worldwide
LATimes.com

How Ryan Reynolds got ready for the Golden Globes
HollywoodReporter.com

“Women take pride in wearing full makeup in Dubai”, Nina Ubhi
KhaleejTimes.com

MannyMUA or Manny Gutierrez becomes ambassador for Maybelline
Elle.com

An interview with celebrity esthetician Sonya Dakar
People.com

Can you by the Kylie Cosmetics hat that Kylie Jenner wore? Yes, yes you can.
Bustle.com

An interview with Gina Rodriguez about her Golden Globes beauty routine
People.com

Some tips from Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop beauty book
Time.com

An interview with dermatologist Dr. Neal Schultz
DailyMail.co.uk

An interview with Khoudia Diop
WetPaint.com

Kylie Jenner tweets out clue about ‘Kylighter’ (It’s “OoooooOooooOo”)
Bustle.com

An interview with Dr. Dennis Gross
Observer.com

Nigel Barker hosts PRAI Beauty spokesperson search
PRNewswire.com

Asia

La Prairie names asteroids after Hong Kong socialites to promote Platinum Collection
SCMP.com

Hong Kong government unveils plan to regulate use of medical devices in beauty clinics
SCMP.com

“What stops Hong Kong from cleaning up its beauty industry: an ugly fight over turf”
SCMP.com

China’s Jumei Cosmetics profit down 30% in H1 2016
ChinaRetailNews.com

K-beauty shop Yeppunonnie opens in the Philippines
HelloKPop.com

Shiseido aims for 40% female management by 2020
Nikkei.com

“Imagene Labs offers customised beauty solutions based on a genetic test in Hong Kong”
Yahoo.com

Teamax Smart City Technology sells cosmetics unit for 343 million yuan
Reuters.com

South Korean cosmetics to include production date or recommended expiration date on labels beginning end of next month
HawaiiPublicRadio.org

MAC offers cosmetics kits to Miss Universe contestants in the Philippines
BusinessMirror.com.ph

Filipino representative Solon says to “Tax cosmetics, not fuel”
Inquirer.net

Ramdev’s Patanjali ads found to be misleading in 25 instances
TheQuint.com

Market

12.1% of beauty purchases result in a chargeback
InternetRetailing.net

e.l.f. Cosmetics – Severely overvalued cosmetics retailer makes an interesting short candidate
SeekingAlpha.com

Beauty sales in Mexico slumped as much as 40% over the holidays
WWD.com – Paywall

Outreach

Major counterfeit cosmetics operation dismantled near Paris
WWD.com – Paywall

Missouri court denies J&J request to delay talc-related cancer trials
PRNewswire.com

J&J’s cost of defending its talcum powder is rising
LawyersandSettlements.com

UK ban on toxic plastic microbeads in cosmetic products could be unenforceable, as it breaches EU law, a new report has warned
Independent.co.uk

6 000 tonnes of sunscreen found on beaches of Mexico
NationalGeographic.com

English health officials investigate risk of HIV from cosmetic skin treatment
Telegraph.co.uk

British police raid 280 nail salons in slavery crackdown
DW.com

Cosmetic products contain heavy metals, says Karachi University study
Dawn.com

Sephora Accelerate offers mentorship for women entrepreneurs with a sustainable beauty idea
Yahoo.com

Corporate

Valeant to sell CeraVe, AcneFree And AMBI skincare brands to L’Oreal for $1.3 billion USD
PRNewswire.com

Paula’s Choice Skincare has named Tara Poseley as CEO, formerly at GAP and Lululemon
WorldPressOnline.com

Milk Makeup receives outside investment from Main Post Partners
PRNewswire.com

J&J invests in S-Biomedic who develop skincare that can modulate the skin microbiome
JNJInnovation.com – PDF

Macy’s closing 68 stores, but expanding Bluemercury locations
NewBeauty.com

Revlon to cut up to 9% of its workforce after Elizabeth Arden acquisition
WSJ.com

Perricone MD announces new executive leadership
PRNewswire.com

Cosnova, owners of Essence and Catrice, expand offices in NYC
CommercialObserver.com

Interesting Reads

New law allows Californian beauty salons to serve free alcohol, and without a liquor license
ABC7.com

“A brief cosmology of cosmetology: A make-up artist’s meditation on the science and art of transformation”
Salon.com

“After melanoma surgery, scar repair is more than just cosmetic”
Philly.com

“Is America developing a ‘crack-like addiction’ to Botox beauty?” Maybe, there is a growing trend of cosmetic procedures in the US
TheGuardian.com

“Forbes 30 under 30 list dominated by beauty stars”
Refinery29.com

6 “Red Flags” for black patients at the dermatologist
Refinery29.com

“How Tippi Hedren led to the modern manicure” She helped Vietnamese refugees find jobs
TownandCountryMag.com

Researchers manipulate wound healing to allow healing without scars in mice. Media reports “fountain of youth” discovered
NHS.uk

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#BeautyRecap: January 4th, 2017

Retail

A preview of the Too Faced x Kat Von D collaboration
Byrdie.co.uk

The 25 best new products coming to Sephora in 2017
Glamour.com

A preview of elf’s Shimmer Highlighting Powders
Bustle.com

A preview of Kylie Jenner’s newest KyShadow Royal Peach palette
Hollywoodlife.com

The secret gardens of natural skincare brands
Allure.com

A preview of Pur Cosmetics Trolls palette
Yahoo.com

Neiman Marcus unveils Memory Makeup smart mirror at its flagship in Dallas, Texas
CBSLocal.com

A preview of Bronx Beauty, now available at Ulta
Bustle.com

Storybook Cosmetics previews a Beauty and the Beast inspired brush collection
Glamour.com

A review of La Roche-Posay’s Toleriane Double Repair Moisturizer
Allure.com

Dior, NYX, Lancome, Surratt Beauty, and Maybelline expanding their foundation ranges to be more shade-inclusive
Bustle.com

A review of MAC’s Lip Scrubtious
Allure.com

A review of Jean Pierre Cosmetics’ jelly lip mask
Seventeen.com

Bdellium Tools launches ’empowering’ brushes, emboldened with words printed on them
PRNewswire.com

Burt’s Bees launches protein shakes
PRNewswire.com

Celebrities and Interviews

An interview with Birchbox’s CEO: “We’re here for the ‘beauty majority'”
RetailDive.com

Gwen Stefani becomes global ambassador of Revlon
USMagazine.com

A preview of Caitlin Jenner x MAC’s makeup line
Stuff.co.nz

A preview of Madonna’s skincare line
Allure.com

Jaclyn Hill to have her ‘Favorites’ labelled by Ulta in stores
Bustle.com

An interview with Rossano Ferretti, the man behind the $1500 haircut
Forbes.com

Fans try to guess what Jaclyn Hill’s new makeup collaboration will be
Bustle.com

Asia

Yoshitomo Nara sued by W. Lab over the similarity of their Bee Girl mascot
ArtAsiaPacific.com

Foreign brands to lower prices of cosmetics for sale in China
CRI.cn

Influx of Chinese cosmetics irks Koreans
KoreaTimes.co.kr

Lotte Duty-Free to officially re-launch Gimhae airport store
DFNIOnline.com

Chinese cosmetics firms set up Korean units to enhance brand identity
PulseNews.co.kr

AmorePacific Group speeds up hereditary succession
PulseNews.co.kr

Hellen Choo designs cosmetic line targetted to Asian men
KoreaTimes.co.kr

LG Home & Household celebrates best year yet, 2016
PulseNews.co.kr

Hindustan Unilever brings out the roots, herbs and shrubs to battle Ramdev’s Patanjali
QZ.com

A profile of three women in the beauty business: CMO of L’Oreal India, CEO of Nykaa.com, and head of innovations at Lakme
Elle.in

Makeup sales decline in India after bank note demonetization
IndiaTimes.com

Research and Technology

First evidence that deep-sea creatures are ingesting microplastics
TheFishSite.com

ModiFace launches universal software platform for smart mirrors
EinNews.com

Inside MatTek, the lab that grows human skin to test your cosmetics
Wired.com

Could bots be used to keep users engaged on Beauty Instagram profiles?
HuffingtonPost.com

Penile foreskin innovation can end animal testing, say Siberian researchers
RBTH.com

Outreach

Lawsuit filed against Unilever for “Dermatologist Tested” claims and causing irritation on its St. Ive’s Apricot Scrub products
TeenVogue.com, Jezebel.com

Kaylee Browning, et al. v. Unilever United States Inc., Case No. 8:16-cv-2210
ConsumerMediaLLC.com

Groups sue US FDA over formaldehyde containing Brazilian blowout treatments
Vocativ.com

Corporate

Acquisitions of beauty-brands aimed at millennials is happening at an unprecedented pace
WWD.com – Paywall

City council approves COTY’s move to Calabasas, California
TheAcorn.com

Interesting Reads

UK Army faces backlash after using stereotypical makeup ads to appeal to women
DailyMail.co.uk

“St. Ives Apricot Scrubs: A brief history of hatred and adoration”
Racked.com

“Can oily skin types use hydrating products?” Try it and see
Bustle.com

“‘Clean beauty’ trend is just pseudoscience say experts”
Metronews.ca

“Teen requests for cosmetic surgery on the rise”
ScienceBlog.com

Miami woman’s beauty supply businesses were front for prostitution, police say
MiamiHerald.com

“The beauty secrets that once swept ancient Egypt”
AlArabiya.net

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#BeautyRecap: December 28th, 2016

Retail

A preview of MAC’s Prime and Prep oils
Bustle.com

A preview of the 17 Diamond Peeling Facial Pore Cleanser vacuum
Allure.com

Lush website crashes during Boxing Day sales
Metro.co.uk

“7 things you need to know about Becca Cosmetics” – and their impending Estee Lauder takeover
Allure.com

A preview of Sunday Riley’s C.E.O. Protect + Repair moisturiser
Allure.com

A preview of Storybook Cosmetics’ Harry Potter quill eyeliner
Glamour.com

The best selling beauty products at CVS in 2016
Glamour.com

A preview of L’Oreal’s Infallible Blend Artist makeup sponges
Bustle.com

A preview of NYX Cosmetics’ Total Control Drop foundation brush
Bustle.com

A preview of Harry Potter inspired bath bombs from Created By Rebecca Lynn
Allure.com

A preview of the Differin OTC skincare collection
Allure.com

The most popular beauty trends and products on Pinterest of 2016
TeenVogue.com

The best selling acne products on Amazon in 2016
TeenVogue.com

A preview of NYX’s Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powders
Allure.com

“The 5 biggest beauty breakthroughs of 2016”
Elle.com

MAC to restock Selena makeup collection before the New Year
Vibe.com

“The Swiss Army knife of skincare: ‘Everything Balms’”
WSJ.com

La Roche Posay won 20 beauty awards in 2016
PRNewswire.com

A review of the Victoria’s Secret models fav 24K gold mask
Elle.com

10 makeup trends coming in 2017
Elle.com

Celebrities and Interviews

Alec Baldwin uses Clinique Stay-Matte Powder in Honey to play Donald Trump on SNL
Allure.com

An interview with Laura Mercier
Racked.com

An interview with Lupita Nyong’o
Yahoo.com

An interview with Priyanka Chopra
Elle.com

An interview with celebrity dermatologist Dr. David Colbert
WMagazine.com

An interview with Zoe Boikou of Zoeva
WWD.com – Paywall

An interview with celebrity makeup artist Suzy Gerstein
Vogue.com

A preview of JWoww’s liquid lipsticks
Bustle.com

Kylie Jenner gifts Penelope Disick and North West custom Kylie makeup kits
Yahoo.com

An interview with celebrity dermatologist Harold Lancer
Allure.com

Gwyneth Paltrow releases ‘GOOP Clean Beauty’ book
USAToday.com

An interview with makeup artist Carola Gonzalez
Bustle.com

Jeffree Star launches Holiday collection, concealers, and foundation
AgeIn.com

An interview with Youtuber Jenn Im
TeenVogue.com

Customers complain of late deliveries from Katie Price’s makeup line
Mirror.co.uk

Asia

Panasonic shows off 3D printed makeup sheet that can be worn on the skin
Asahi.com

Samsung to reveal Creative Lab projects for kids and skincare at CES 2017
Samsung.com

President Park Geun-hye’s confidant Choi Soon-sil, spent up to 40 million won ($33,000 USD) in one day on cosmetic treatments
KoreaTimes.co.kr

A preview of Tonymoly x Pokemon’s collaboration
Allure.com

An interview with K-Beauty retailer Beateque’s founder Elina Hsueh
TeenVogue.com

“The best K-Beauty products of 2016”
Allure.com

“African American Hair Association strikes long overdue deal with Chinese manufacturers”
SavannahTribune.com

Shiseido to renew Aupres line for March 2017
ShiseidoGroup.com – PDF

FaceTory launches a subscription face mask service
PRNewswire.com

Fosun invests 3.3 billion yuan into Babytree
PRNewswire.com

A review of Purpletale’s 5 step skin packet
Allure.com

A review of $1 USD Aritaum moisture pouches
Racked.com

“The best Korean beauty products we discovered in 2016”
MarieClaire.com

Fengxian District targets more for its ‘Oriental Beauty Valley’ developments
ShanghaiDaily.com

Investigative reporting team in Malaysia finds doctors performing illicit cosmetic treatments, leading to health ministry raids
NST.com.my, NST.com.my

MAC Cosmetics available in India on Nykaa.com
FranchiseIndia.com

Swedish personal care and hygiene manufacturer SCA discontinues operations in India
IndiaTimes.com

Market

Fashionista’s top beauty bloggers of 2016 list includes Dulce Candy, Patrick Starrr, and Carli Bybel
Fashionista.com

Zefr’s top influencer list includes Zoella, Niki and Gabi, and Jaclyn Hill
Zefr.com

Kylie Jenner, Rihanna, and Kendall top Polyvore influencer list
Polyvore.com

Glossier’s golden ticket to success in a beauty industry filled with gimmicks
PasteMagazine.com

“The future of shopping is magic: AR beauty, VR malls & no checkouts”
Wareable.com

Sheet face masks market to reach $336.7 million USD by 2024
PRNewswire.com

TricorBraun to hold consumer research sessions on lip balm preferences
TricorBraun.com

Cosmetic ingredients market to rise at 4.5% CAGR by 2025
OpenPR.com

Argan oil production in Morocco expected to rise 19.6% by 2024
MoroccoWorldNews.com

“Over half of Russian buyers purchase goods in Chinese online stores”
Tass.com

Outreach

US FDA suggests upper limit of 10 ppm of lead in lipstick and other cosmetics
CNN.com

US FDA seeks comment on new proposed upper limit on lead in cosmetics
Regulations.gov

P&G releases preservative tracker for its products
USPIRG.org

US trade bodies back publishing of cosmetics adverse event reports
ChemicalWatch.com

Corporate

Unilever opens factory in Dubai
TheNational.ae

Fred’s Inc. acquires 865 Rite Aid stores
WWD.com – Paywall

Korres buys Calderdale Trading Ltd for €120,000
TornosNews.gr

L’Oreal invests in digital start-up Partech Ventures
Fortune.com

Interesting Reads

Models Iman & Philomena Kwao on how to push diversity in makeup offerings
Refinery29.com

Laser cosmetic shop owner charged with faking break-in and theft
CBC.ca

“The 5 biggest beauty breakthroughs of 2016”
Elle.com

“Metallic eyebrows are the new makeup trend to try for New Year’s Eve”
Bustle.com

Twitter video calls out gendered personal care branding
HuffingtonPost.co.uk

New York City ballet dancers share their skincare routines
TeenVogue.com

“Sneaky ways school messes with your skin”
Seventeen.com

“Why women wear makeup”
Glamour.com

“My experience wearing makeup as a man”
TeenVogue.com

“Death becomes her: My quest for the perfect posthumous look”
Elle.com

Watch a hot knife melt a container of Vaseline
Allure.com

“Gifting plastic surgery during the holidays – a growing trend”
Allure.com

“The Dad Facial is a thing now” – but it’s just a name for a facial
Vogue.com

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#BeautyRecap: December 21st, 2016

Retail

The most popular beauty brands by US state
StyleCaster.com

Galderma’s OTC retinoid Differin to sell for $13.99 for a 30 day supply next month in the US at retailers like Walmart
WWD.com – Paywall

Storybook Cosmetics (who have yet to release a product) teases Star Wars inspired makeup brushes
Inquisitr.com

“The next big beauty innovations to expect in 2017”
Allure.com

A preview of the ColourPop x Amanda Steele collaboration
Bustle.com

A preview of Too Faced’s Peanut Butter and Honey palette
Yahoo.com

A preview of Tarte Cosmetics’ Maneater palette
Bustle.com

Molly Cosmetics’ SiliSponge releases new version with a rounder shape
Seventeen.com

Bluermercury store to open in Virginia Beach
PilotOnline.com

“12 weird but brilliant beauty products trending all over YouTube beauty hauls”
Bustle.com

“Is Beauty Pie worth it? The new beauty membership program could change the game”
Bustle.com

Quantum Beard Lights releases beard ornaments
PRNewswire.com

Celebrities and Interviews

“Zsa Zsa Gabor was the original queen of makeup”
HollywoodReporter.com

An interview with celebrity dermatologist Dr. David Colbert
WMagazine.com

An interview with Jamie Kern Lima founder of IT Cosmetics
NYMag.com

“8 beauty rules Princess Diana swore by”
MarieClaire.com

Margot Robbie’s beauty tips
MarieClaire.co.uk

“Things I learned from copying Martha Stewart’s intense beauty routine”
Refinery29.com

Hailey Baldwin is obsessed with watching online beauty tutorials
WMagazine.com

An interview with beauty vlogger Laura Lee
Yahoo.com

An interview with Huda Kattan of Huda Beauty
BusinessofFashion.com

An interview with Mona Kattan of Huda Beauty
HollywoodLife.com

An interview with makeup artist Sali Hughes
TheGlobeandMail.com

An interview with beauty vlogger Georgie Aldous
IrishExaminer.com

An interview with Susanne Langmuir of Bite Beauty
TheGlobeandMail.com

An interview with BadMedina’s Doralie Medina
BET.com

An interview with Melody McCloskey of StyleSeat
Forbes.com

Asia

Caolion Cosmetics and Skin Food will be in 220 outlets and the online store of Boots UK
KoreaBizWire.com

Priyanka Chopra signed by Pantene as global brand ambassador
HindustanTimes.com

70% of surveyed Korean men say makeup is essential for job interviews
Chosun.com

Shin Se Hwi chosen as model for Cellapy cosmetics brand
AllKPop.com

3ina now carried by Asos.com
Asos.com

‘Charcoal grey is not even a real shade!’ Indian comedian lampoons fairness cream advertisements
Scroll.in

Market

“Department store makeup counters are struggling too”
BloombergQuint.com

Clean-shaven look for men may be back for 2017
PRNewswire.com

Retailers like MAC Cosmetics test GPS advertising through Google Maps
SearchEngineLand.com

UK shampoo sales fall by £23 million
DailyTimes.com.pk

Outreach

US FDA approves Eucrisa for topical eczema treatment
FDA.gov

Youtuber Bubzbeauty raises over $100 000 to help educate children
PRWeb.com

New Illinois law will teach hairstylists to look for signs of domestic violence and sexual assault
Glamour.com

Make-up and suncream will be exempt from UK’s microbead ban
TheTimes.co.uk

UK’s Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom, pledges to ban plastic microbeads
Sky.com

Target to remove ‘unwanted chemicals’ from its own-brand cosmetics by 2020
ChemicalWatch.com

Brazil’s Anvisa updates regulations regarding labelling of sun products
Anvisa.gov.br

Corporate

Unilever acquires 100% of Living Proof, Jennifer Aniston leaves company
TheDrum.com

Bobbi Brown steps down from Estee Lauder’s Bobbi Brown Cosmetics
Forbes.com

Memebox raises additional $60 million USD in funding round extension and adds additional advisor
PRNewswire.com

L’Oreal rejects claims its hair relaxers are dangerous and unsafe in lawsuit
Buzzfeed.com

Alan Ennis forms strategic start-up Glansaol and buys Julep, Laura Geller, Clark’s Botanicals
PRNewswire.com

Sandoz acquires AmLactin brand of skincare from Upsher-Smith
DrugstoreNews.com

The Estée Lauder Companies completes its acquisition of Too Faced
BusinessWire.com

Groupe Rocher acquires cosmetics company Sabon
Globes.co.il

Unilever opens factory in Dubai’s Industrial Park
GulfBusiness.com

Meitu beauty app raises $629 million in its IPO
Bloomberg.com

Novartis to acquire dermatology research group Ziarco
Pharmabiz.com

Lahore’s IRS finds tax evasion from juice and cosmetics manufacturer
BRecorder.com

Interesting Reads

48 die in Russia after drinking boyarishnik an alcoholic cosmetic product
UAToday.tv

UK modelling agencies fined £1.5 million for price collusion
TheGuardian.com

“Fingers leave tell-tale clues about you on your phone”
ScienceNewsforStudents.org

“Are makeup remover wipes bad for your skin? The experts explain” (No, if used infrequently)
Bustle.com

“Your beauty routine today versus how it would look in the 1800s will show you how twisted things used to be”
Bustle.com

“The sneaky manipulative history of why women started shaving” (It was advertising)
Bustle.com

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#BeautyRecap: December 14th, 2016

Retail

Ulta to open first store in Manhattan, New York
HarpersBazaar.com

Tarte launches Double Duty Beauty foundation and increases foundation shade range
Yahoo.com

A preview of MAC Cosmetics Retro Matte shades
Yahoo.com

NYX Cosmetics announces Total Control Drop Foundation
TeenVogue.com

Eclipse launches NEWA, an at-home radiofrequency device
PRNewswire.com

A preview of Colourpop x Revolve Beauty’s collaboration
Bustle.com

“Milk Makeup jumps into the crowded market of edgy cosmetics brands”
FastCompany.com

A preview of Kat Von D’s Alchemist Palette
Seventeen.com

New e.l.f. store opens in Staten Island Mall
SILive.com

Urban Decay celebrates 20 year anniversary, changes setting spray packaging to matte black finish
WWD.com – Paywall

Rodial to launch powder for baking makeup
WWD.com – Paywall

Supergoop launches collection for gym skincare and makeup
WWD.com – Paywall

Blushington Makeup and Beauty Lounge to open in Upper East Side of New York City
PRNewswire.com

Celebrities and Interviews

“Patrick Starrr’s vision for the future of men & makeup is bright”
Bustle.com

Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche says makeup and feminism aren’t mutually exclusive: ‘I don’t need to intellectualize my interest’
People.com

An interview with Dr. Barbara Sturm, developer of the Vampire Facial
Vogue.com

Drew Barrymore’s Flower Beauty to launch online store in 2017
EasternDaily.com

A preview of Kylie Jenner’s pop-up store
WMagazine.com

DJ Khaled collaborates with Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula
PRNewswire.com

Nicole Scherzinger shares her beauty secrets
HuffingtonPost.co.uk

An interview with Marcia Kilgore of Beauty Pie subscription service
PopSugar.com

An interview with May Lindstrom
WWD.com – Paywall

Asia

Shiseido creates new team to invest in startups
Nikkei.com

Lotte Department Store to run exclusive cosmetics sale
KoreaJoonGangDaily.com

Presidential doctor denies President Park Geun-hye received injections for cosmetic purpose
YonhapNews.co.kr

Japan’s Shiseido will bring a core skin care line to China starting January
Nikkei.com

An interview with Lissage Men from Kanebo’s brand manager
DigiDay.jp

Shinsegae opens Chicor, a multi-brand beauty counter
MengNews.com

Korean firms crowned top 3 facial mask sellers during Singles’ Day
PulseNews.co.kr

Eucerin launches new campaign aimed at 20 year olds
BrandinginAsia.com

Market

Almond Board of California funds research on using almond byproducts in cosmetics and packaging
TheBusinessJournal.com

Pantone announces ‘Greenery’ as 2017 Colour of the Year
Pantone.com

“Cosmetic industry feeling the threat of Instagram Face”
Dispatch.com

“What does virtual reality mean for the beauty industry?”
WWD.com

Beauty and personal care sector to see sharp increase in consolidation and M&A activity
PRNewswire.com

Egypt raises tarrifs on imported cosmetics and perfumes
Reuters.com

Outreach

US FDA to make data from reports of adverse events for foods and cosmetics available to the public
FDA.gov

Mary Kay® donates $3 million USD to TODAY Show Toy Drive
PRNewswire.com

1 in 12 beauty products aimed at Black women deemed ‘highly dangerous’ by the EWG
Vice.com

L’Oreal’s Total Repair 5 Damage Erasing Balm target of class-action lawsuit over misleading claims
LawyersandSettlements.com

Corporate

The Honest Company’s not terrible but not very good 2016
TechCrunch.com

L’Oreal Canada partners with dubdub to monetize video content
PRNewswire.com

Colgate, Procter & Gamble forced to sell 50% of all products to Venezuelan State
PanamPost.com

P&G settles lawsuit with Edgwell over false advertising, patent infringement
BizJournals.com

FTC opinion declares California Natural containing 8% dimethicone mislabelled as “all natural”
FTC.gov -PDF

Johnson & Johnson and HAX team to foster health device hardware development
TechCrunch.com

Burberry turns down Coach’s takeover offer
BusinessofFashion.com

The Estée Lauder Companies appoints Barbara De Laere to SVP/GM of Aveda North America
ELCompanies.com

Estee Lauder signs Washington’s Equal Pay Pledge
WhiteHouse.gov

Interesting Reads

Australian couple make $2.5 million delivering hard-to-get American products
TheAge.com.au

Customer wins £90k from hair salon after shampoo and rinse gives him a stroke
DailyMail.co.uk

Silicone bra-inserts being used by beauty vloggers to apply foundation
Seventeen.com

Deddeh Howard launches ‘Black Mirror’ project to challenge beauty norms in the beauty industry
ABCNews.com

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#BeautyRecap: December 6th, 2016

Retail

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Estee Lauder opens Christmas gifting store in London
CosmeticsBusiness.com

People and TODAY reveal their Beauty Awards 2016 winners
Today.com

Sephora’s Virtual Artist app to expand into Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore and Indonesia
WWD.com – Paywall

Refinery29 announces its Beauty Innovator Awards winners
Refinery29.com

Glamour’s guide to the best male grooming products
GlamourMagazine.co.uk

Molly Cosmetics launches Silisponge, a transparent silicone makeup sponge
TeenVogue.com

“Curology wants to treat your acne over the Internet”
Racked.com

Star Wars collaborates with KeepMe to launch a line of themed fragrances
KeepMeGroup.com

Eyeko and Colette collaborate on mascara
Allure.com

Makeup used on and inspired by the Gilmore Girls return
DailyMail.co.uk

InnovaDerma raises money to expand Skinny Tan across the US
ProactiveInvestors.co.uk

Unilever launch new deodorants and antiperspirants with “anti-marks” technology
PRNewswire.com

A review of Tarte’s Athleisure line
Popsugar.com

Essie launches Gel Couture nail polish line
PRNewswire.com

Icelandic skincare line Soley Organics do debut in the UK
Wallpaper.com

“Sephora NZ customers left in dark with undelivered orders and no customer service”
Stuff.co.nz

Top 8 women-led beauty companies
Forbes.com

8 best British beauty buys
Vogue.co.uk

5 Too Faced Unicorn Tears lipstick dupes to try
Allure.com

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter starts its Winter Cocoa Tour across the US
PRNewswire.com

“Why the new moisturising soft lotion by La Mer is worth every penny”
Forbes.com

“A new mask from AmorePacific that keeps you glowing and helps you sleep”
Forbes.com

Uma Oils launches in Space NK
WWD.com – Paywall

Celebrities and Interviews

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An interview with Birchbox co-founder Katia Beauchamp
TheGuardian.com

An interview with Victoria’s Secret Angel Taylor Hill
Elle.com

“Why the Victoria’s Secret Angels are obsessed with this gold mask”
Glamour.com

“The ‘Melaniin Goddess’: Meet the model whose skin tone made her a social media sensation”
CNN.com

An interview with Dr. Sandra Lee aka Dr. Pimple Popper and her best acne tips
TeenVogue.com

Jo Malone launches her book ‘My Story’
PRNewswire.com

Make Up For Ever and Jessie J team up for a year of artistic collaborations
PRNewswire.com

Pitbull launches his third fragrance line
PRNewswire.com

Kylie Jenner is giving away a car to celebrate the opening of her pop-up store
Bustle.com

Hailey Baldwin at the launch of her collaboration with ModelCo
Rescu.com.au

Mariah Carey at the launch of her collaboration with MAC Cosmetics
TheSun.co.uk

Asia

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Cyber-breach at Shiseido’s IPSA store potentially leads to 420 000+ leaked customer details
Mainichi.jp

Shiseido unveils new products targetted at the Chinese market
Nikkei.com

L’Oreal Japan invents device that converts hair damage into sound
Nikkei.com

@cosme announces winners of its The Best Cosmetics Awards 2016
PRNewswire.com

Survey finds growing South Korean cosmetics popularity among Chinese youth
Nikkei.com

B2LiNK eyes global K-beauty market beyond China
KoreaTimes.co.kr

South Korea to ban cosmetics that don’t use alternative testing (if available) by February 2017
ChemicalWatch.com

LG H&H partners with Farouk Systems on joint venture
PRNewswire.com

Kolmar Korea takes over Canada’s CSR Cosmetics
PulseNews.co.kr

“Why there’s a really good chance you’re working a K-beauty trend”
Glossy.co

Sheetmask retailer Petaluma & Co launches subscription box
PRNewswire.com

Son of China’s richest man Wang Jianlin backs beauty-brand Ningyue
ChinaMoneyNetwork.com

Anil Kapoor reveals his skincare secrets
GQIndia.com

Market

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Facebook releases data on beauty consumers
FB.com

Estee Lauder taps millennial employees to help direct marketing and retail
FT.com

Skincare devices market projected to grow at a CAGR of 10% from 2014 to 2020
DigitalJournal.com

“Why influencer marketing is the new inbound marketing for retailers”
TheDrum.com

“Cult-like followings and exclusivity are driving beauty boutique growth”
PRNewswire.com

Outreach

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Amnesty International says child labour involved in palm oil harvesting supplied to Nestle, Unilever, and others
Forbes.com

Shiseido announced as a partner at the 12th Women’s Forum for Economy and Society
WorldPressOnline.com

France issues regulations to label goods from Israeli settlements
Haaretz.com

DoTERRA donates to assist the Ghana Make a Difference Program, supporting orphans in Ghana
PRNewswire.com

Microfibers from clothing emerging as new environmental threat after countries move to ban plastic microbeads
NationalPost.com

Planned train line in France may endanger Chanel’s flower fields
HollywoodReporter.com

Corporate

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Avon’s CIO Tom Conophy leaves after 6 weeks
WSJ.com

Glossier raises $24 million USD to open stores and go international
Forbes.com

How Glossier raised its latest round of funding
IntoTheGloss.com

“Glossier is building a multimillion-dollar millennial makeup empire with Slack, Instagram, and selfies”
QZ.com

Shiseido appoints Serena Giovi as SVP of Buxom
GlobalCosmeticsNews.com

Jamie Wilson named CFO of Avon
PRNewswire.com

L’Occitane International reports profit rise 34 per cent in the fiscal half year
SCMP.com

Davines achieves B Corporation certification
BCorporation.eu

Interesting Reads

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“Where beauty means bleached skin”
NYTimes.com

How a cat’s tongue works to detangle fur and hair
PrinceGeorgeCitizen.com

“The beauty blogger shaving cream hack everyone is freaking out over” (Using it as makeup remover)
Allure.com

“Premium Beauty: What is it and why is it so important right now?”
TheFashionLaw.com

Woman receives damages and legal fees after being burned by her high-end skin cream
Herald.ie

“A hairy man’s guide to skincare”
GQ.com

“The wasabi lip-plumping hack isn’t as genius as you might think”
Allure.com

Skincare experts blast wasabi lip-plumping tip
DailyMail.co.uk

£650,000 worth of cosmetics stolen in ‘get rich quick’ scam
ManchesterEveningNews.co.uk

Moroccan state TV show apologises after showing segment showing how to use makeup to cover signs of domestic abuse
TheGuardian.com

#FaceFullofFoodChallenge has beauty bloggers using mac and cheese powder as makeup
TeenVogue.com

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