#BeautyRecap: February 15th, 2016

Retail

Modiface launches ‘Light Field Rendering’ allowing the app to see recreate colours accurately
Modiface.com

Anastasia Beverly Hills launches 6 new liquid lipstick shades
Allure.com

A preview of Espionage Cosmetics’ Harry Potter Golden Snitch eyeshadow palette
Refinery29.com

Milani launches 15 new products
PRNewswire.com

Proactiv got their advertisement aired thanks to the Superbowl going into overtime
WSJ.com

A look at some rose-infused cosmetic products for Valentine’s Day
Allure.com

Kylie Jenner pursues appeal after losing ‘Kylie’ trademark to Kylie Minogue
Forbes.com

8 moisturisers that are low on shine
MarieClaire.com

Hint water launches sunscreen product
WWD.com

MAC to launch a red lipstick inspired by Betty Boop
Allure.com

A look at BH Cosmetic’s Blacklight Highlight palette
Allure.com

A review of Function of Beauty’s custom hair products
Glamour.com

A review of Milani’s Rose Blushes
Allure.com

A review of 3 dual-sided makeup sticks: By Terry Glow-Expert Duostick, Sephora Easy Smokey Eye, and TreStique
Allure.com

“The best face mists according to skin type”
Allure.com

13 women-owned beauty brands
TeenVogue.com

Celebrities and Interviews

A look inside Kylie’s pop-up shop in New York
TeenVogue.com

“Melania Trump lost chance to leverage exposure as first lady into millions, says refiled lawsuit”
NationalPost.com

“Instagram’s Beauty Boys are the new face of makeup”
TheGuardian.com

“Stop comparing Deepika & Priyanka, they’re same same but different”
TheQuint.com

Victoria Beckham and Estee Lauder expand their partnership
WWD.com

L’Oreal UK brings on Jake-Jamie as new brand ambassador
PinkNews.co.uk

Lana Del Rey shares her makeup routine
TeenVogue.com

An interview with makeup artist Erin Parsons
WWD.com

Pat McGrath explains her Naomi Campbell look
Allure.com

6 model muses that have inspired Pat McGrath
Allure.com

Dolce & Gabbana’s Stefano Gabbana apologises for body shaming Lady Gaga
WMagazine.com

“11 Muslim beauty bloggers you should follow”
Glamour.com

Revlon taps Kandee Johnson, Gigi Gorgeous, Sabrina Carpenter, Etienne Ortega as new spokespeople
Elle.com

Immigrants in beauty: An interview with Joubin Gabbay, celebrity plastic surgeon
Allure.com

The best makeup looks from NYFW Fall 2017
Allure.com

A look back at 25 Grammy beauty moments
WMagazine.com

Immigrants in beauty: Hung Vanngo, celebrity makeup artist
Allure.com

Immigrants in beauty: An interview with Jin Soon Choi, manicurist and founder of Jinsoon
Allure.com

Asia

Hong Kong cosmetics chain Colourmix fined for selling fake Bioderma
SCMP.com

Italian snail farms booming thanks to Asian beauty products
BoingBoing.net

Nordstrom to introduce in-store K-Beauty pop-in shop
TeenVogue.com

“The 7 Skin Method” or applying your toner 7 times
Allure.com

Malaysian health organisation raids retailer selling unauthorised beauty products
AstroAwani.com

Shiseido’s revenue increases 20% in Italy thanks to Dolce & Gabanna license
IlSole24Ore.com

Shiseido Men launches 3-step product line
TheNational.ae

Cosmetics seized in India after it was discovered they would be used as gifts to sway potential voters
IndiaTimes.com

Market

“How to succeed in beauty in a digital age”
WWD.com

Outreach

Unilever US to begin disclosing fragrance ingredients
USPIRG.org

Non-profit cosmetics trade organisation wants out of involvement in J&J’s talc lawsuits
Law360.com

How Lush is helping cotton farmers in Fukushima
TreeHugger.com

Corporate

ZO Skin Health acquires ReFissa Hyperpigmentation Tech from Suneva Medical
ZOSkinHealth.com

L’Oreal considers 1 billion USD+ sale of The Body Shop
FT.com

‘I’m sorry, but The Body Shop has to go,’ says L’Oréal CEO Jean-Paul Agon as he prepares to sell the skincare company
ThisIsMoney.co.uk

L’Oreal stock drops amid announcement of The Body Shop sell-off
TheStreet.com

Who could save The Body Shop?
Bloomberg.com

“What to watch for in L’Oreal’s Q4 2016 earnings”
Nasdaq.com

L’Oreal expected to provide more information on “major investment in Greece”
TornosNews.gr

LVMH launches luxury ventures, investing in small start-ups in early stages
Reuters.com

Interesting Reads

People are using liquid nitrogen cryotherapy as a new skincare and weight loss treatment
MSN.com

A look at lash enhancing tattoos
Elle.com

10-year-old rushed to hospital after severe reaction to bath bomb
Cosmopolitan.co.uk

Tattooed freckles are emerging as a beauty trend
TheStar.com

7 tips to get the most out of your skincare from experts: Exfoliate, store them properly, etc
Bustle.com

How to use a soda bottle cap to “hack” a cut-crease eye look
TeenVogue.com

“How to make used beauty products new again” and alternative uses for unwanted products
TeenVogue.com

“How to get rid of butt acne”
Glamour.com

“3D printing skin is real: Here’s what you need to know”
Allure.com

“12 secrets we learned at the Makeup Show Trend Report Event”
Allure.com

“Chin acne: How to prevent it”
TeenVogue.com

“Move over carbon fiber, here comes cellulose nanofiber”
Nikkei.com

#BeautyRecap: February 9th, 2017

Retail

Covergirl offers custom-blended foundation for $25 USD with new app
StyleLifeFashion.com

A look at the new Sigma Beauty 3DHD Blender
Allure.com

A look at Glossier’s Boy Brow in Clear
Bustle.com

Ktchn Apothecary launches monthly DIY skincare subscription
Refinery29.com

Lorac announces Pirates of the Caribbean makeup collection
TeenVogue.com

A preview of the Anastasia Beverly Hills x Nicole Guerriero collaboration
Allure.com

A look at ColourPop’s Love collection
Allure.com

A review of the BareMinerals Eternalixir Skin-Volumizing Oil Serum
TheGlobeandMail.com

A preview of L’Oreal’s Beauty and the Beast makeup collection
Glamour.com

Women try Sweat Cosmetics sweatproof makeup on BuzzFeed
Youtube.com

Kat Von D Everlasting Nudes Collection goes up on flash sale
Allure.com

A review of multiple lash boosting serums
Elle.com

A look at Lorac’s Brunch makeup collection
TeenVogue.com

Lush launches #BeCrueltyFree shampoo bar
OneGreenPlanet.org

Clinique launches BIY (Blend it Yourself) foundation drops
Refinery29.com

A look at Spectrum Collections rainbow makeup brushes
Allure.com

A look at the NYX Pin-up Pout lipstick collection
Allure.com

The best selling products at Sephora in January
Glamour.com

Too Faced teases a holographic makeup palette
TeenVogue.com

A review of La Prairie’s Line Interception Power Duo
Elle.com

A review of 8 different pore-minimizing products
Allure.com

A review of Urban Decay’s Naked Skin Color Correcting Fluid in Deep Peach
Allure.com

A review of Make Beauty’s Face Gloss
TeenVogue.com

Blenderelle launches a case for your Beautyblender
Allure.com

ZO Skin Health acquires anti-aging retinoid ReFissa
ZOSkinHealth.com

The story of Aztec Secret, Amazon’s best selling beauty product
Racked.com

Benefit launches Real Full Lips Video Generator
BenefitCosmetics.com

Espionage Cosmetics to release a Harry Potter eyeshadow palette
Popsugar.com

A test and review of 7 of the most popular blackhead treatments on the market
Coveteur.com

Perricone MD introduces whole food based supplements
PRNewswire.com

Boots bets on skin supplements
WWD.com

A look at various products that contain hyaluronic acid
Glamour.com

Benefit Cosmetics launches a Brow Mobile tour around the UK
EventMagazine.co.uk

Shark Tank’s Naples Soap Company launches Eczema Kit
PRNewswire.com

The story of Storybook Cosmetics
Refinery29.com

Celebrities and Interviews

Immigrants in Beauty: Anastasia Soare, Anastasia Beverly Hills Founder
Allure.com

Ingrid Nilsen and BareMinerals to collaborate
Allure.com

An interview with Divya Gugnani and Lindsay Ellingson of Wander Beauty
VanityFair.com

Differin partners with Ashley Benson
PRNewswire.com

Cargo Cosmetics partners with Anuhea
PRNewswire.com

Sarah Tanno did Lady Gaga’s makeup for the Superbowl half-time show
Bustle.com

A look at what celebrities really do to get red carpet ready
VanityFair.com

An interview with Lily Collins about her eyebrows
TeenVogue.com

Michelle Phan prepares Em Cosmetics for a comeback after L’Oreal split
Mashable.com

Beyonce trademarks ‘Blue Ivy Carter’ signalling a possible launch of a beauty line
Forbes.com

Miranda Kerr’s skincare secret is the infrared sauna and dry brushing
Allure.com

Kylie Minogue reportedly wins trademark dispute with Kylie Jenner
ETOnline.com

A review of Kylie and Kendall Jenner’s skincare routine
TeenVogue.com

Nicole Kidman becomes new face of Neutrogena
Nine.com.au

11 healthy skin tips from athletes
Allure.com

Kylie Jenner to open NYC pop-up store
Elle.com

Kylie Jenner’s NYC pop-up store to carry exclusive products
TeenVogue.com

People are accusing Kylie Jenner of repackaging and repricing old shades
Elle.com

Celebrity dermatologists share their skincare secrets
Today.com

Shayla Mitchell promotes Maybelline mascara at Walmart
WWD.com

Asia

South Korean duty-free sales grow 30.9% to $10.6bn as growth slows
TRBusiness.com

An interview with the CEO behind Mediheal, L&P Cosmetics
KoreaTimes.co.kr

A review of Creer Beaute’s Sailor Moon sheet masks
Allure.com

Korean cosmetics drop in price, shipment volume in China
YonhapNews.co.kr

A review of the Erborian Glow Creme
Allure.com

Snail farming is booming thanks to skincare
SputnikNews.com

AmorePacific earmarks US Aritaum sales for growth
WWD.com

Glowrecipe a hit on QVC
KoreaJoongangDaily.com

Chinese shoppers are moving online for beauty shopping
WWD.com

“15 new beauty launches every millennial should own”
Vogue.in

L’Oreal Thailand opens LEED-certified distribution centre
PressReader.com

Market

COTY acquires 60% of Younique
Coty.com

NDP Group says beauty sales growing at a rate of $1 billion USD per year
WWD.com

Purple/lavender highlighter: The next big thing on Instagram?
Allure.com

Patients in Albania make a beeline for unregulated cosmetic procedures
TRTWorld.com

Cosmetics brands are catering to fitness enthusiasts’ desire to look good in and out of the gym
FastCompany.com

Outreach

Kao warns of counterfeit Jergens products being sold in the US
Jergens.com

Unilever US to disclose fragrance ingredients to customers
ChemicalWatch.com

US FDA begins research study examining link between talcum powder use and ovarian cancer
ChemicalWatch.com

“Sunscreen testing is not ‘inadequate’, responds Australian industry regulator”
Choice.com.au

Body dysmorphic disorder may be under-diagnosed in patients seeking cosmetic procedures
EurekaAlert.org

Thousands of New Zealanders sign petition to ban cosmetic surgery games targeted at children
Stuff.co.nz

Corporate

Bath and Body Works comparable sales rose 12% for L Brands
Yahoo.com

Beiersdorf appoints new Vincent Warnery to board role to oversee Eucerin, La Prairie and Hansaplast
Beiersdorf.com

“Unilever committed to Nigeria’s economic growth”
VanguardNgr.com

Interesting Reads

“There has been radio silence from beauty companies about the US immigration ban”
Racked.com

“Does wearing make-up to the gym damage your skin? We asked the experts”
Telegraph.co.uk

Good Mythical Morning does the longest lasting lipstick challenge
Allure.com

Nordstrom and other retailers drop Ivanka Trump’s brand
WMagazine.com

“Donald Trump and family seem upset they can’t make money off White House”
WMagazine.com

How to use tape to resurface your eyeshadows
Glamour.com

War Paint opens, starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole
Playbill.com

Silicone beauty blender dupers are now DIYing them with condoms
Seventeen.com

Imgurian ‘stuck’ in bathtub after using too much coconut oil
Yahoo.com

“Why I love my natural hair”
TeenVogue.com

Men: “How to avoid beard dandruff”
GQ.com

“8 ways you’re showering wrong”
Allure.com

Men: “How to clip your nails”
GQ.com

Helen Mead: “Clean eating? Clean beauty? Clean sleeping? It’s time to lose this daftness”
TheTelegraphandArgus.co.uk

#BeautyRecap: February 1st, 2017

Retail

People upset with Kylie Jenner’s Peach palette due to “weird smell”
Cosmpolitan.com.au

Marcia Kilgore of Beauty Pie to “drive a truck through” the luxury cosmetic industry
BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Swatches of Storybook Cosmetics’ Liquid Lipsticks
Bustle.com

A preview of Koyvoca and their 21 foundation shades
Refinery29.com

“Yes, silicone makeup sponges are worth the hype”
Elle.com

A preview of Storybook Cosmetics’ Harry Potter eyeshadow palette
Cosmpolitan.com.au

Storybook Cosmetics announces licensing deal with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Licensing.biz

A look at 3 beauty products using the “latest scientific breakthroughs”
TV3.ie

Walmart to begin offering 2-day shipping without a membership
Mashable.com

A look at Skindinavia Post-Makeup Recovery Spray
Allure.com

Dove releases ‘Alternative Facts’ deodorant campaign in response to Trump administration
TeenVogue.com

Boscia launches new charcoal based products for pits, feet, and faces
WWD.com

A look at MAC’s new lip kits
Refinery29.com

5 best colour correctors according to Reddit
Allure.com

Best drugstore hair products according to Reddit
TeenVogue.com

Pixi Beauty opens in L.A.’s Venice neighbourhood
UncoverLA.com

A look at ColourPop’s In A Twist Lippie To Go Collection
Bustle.com

A look at the Tria device which claims to help with body acne
NewBeauty.com

A Clarins store is opening in Philadelphia
Allure.com

Olay and Ivory launch Duo Solid Body Wash
TeenVogue.com

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare to Launch in Selfridges
WWD.com

A preview of the Alexis Ren x ColourPop collaboration
Allure.com

A look at Real Techniques Prep + Color Lip Set
Allure.com

A look at the Peet Rivko skincare line for sensitive skin
Allure.com

A review of Balmyard Beauty
Vogue.com

A preview of ColourPop Valentine’s Day Collection
Allure.com

A preview of Kylie Cosmetics Valentine’s Day Collection
Elle.com

A review of Bobbi Brown Remedies Skin Relief No. 80 Serum
TeenVogue.com

A look at the indie beauty collection available at Urban Outfitters
Glamour.com

A review of Erno Laszlo Double Cleansing Sets
Allure.com

A look at the Ulta Customizable Eyeshadow Palette
Allure.com

Suva Beauty Hydra Liner (popular on Instagram) now available at Forever 21
Allure.com

A review of Freeman Beauty Infusion Purifying In-Shower Mask
Allure.com

A review of Milk Makeup Eye Pigments
Allure.com

LoveJane launches, empowering women to have a beautiful and empowering period
PRNewswire.com

A review of NYDG Skin Care by dermatologist David Colbert
Allure.com

Anastasia Beverly Hills Master Palette by Mario is discontinued
Allure.com

A review of It Cosmetics Confidence in a Compact
Allure.com

“6 beauty breakthroughs that will transform your dry skin for good”
Vogue.com

A preview of La Prairie’s Line Interception Power Duo
Allure.com

A review of NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream
Allure.com

How Lush makes its Unicorn Horn Bubble Bar
Allure.com

A review of Huda Beauty Lip Contour Lip Pencil
TeenVogue.com

“6 drugstore contour kits that makeup pros really use”
Elle.com

Solesence and Colorescience announce skin care collaboration
Send2Press.com

Celebrities and Interviews

“Step inside the YouTube-fueled, teenaged extravaganza that is Beautycon”
Wired.com

Jaclyn Hill reportedly unaware that Becca Cosmetics will release Prosecco Pop singles
TeenVogue.com

An interview with Birchbox cofounder Katia Beauchamp
Forbes.com

An interview with the beauty crew that helped put together Vanity Fair’s annual Hollywood cover
VanityFair.com

An interview with Karen Young, the Founder and CEO of Oui Shave
Forbes.com

An interview with Jessica Alba on The Honest Company and Honest Beauty
TeenVogue.com

Gabrielle Union launches Flawless, a haircare line
Elle.com

Every lipstick worn at the 2017 SAG Awards
Allure.com

Chris Hemsworth uses a lot of coconut oil and Crème de La Mer
GQ.com

Pat McGrath’s makeup look for Maison Margiela’s Spring Couture Show
Elle.com

An interview with Toni Garrn and her beauty secrets
WMagazine.com

A look at celebrity favourite skincare products
Refinery29.com

An interview with Alicia Keys about beauty
TeenVogue.com

An interview with Drew Barrymore about beauty
People.com

An interview with Shay Mitchell and how she uses eyeshadow as face highlighter
Glamour.com

Celebrity makeup artist Kristofer Buckle launches a cosmetic line
Allure.com

Asia

MAC Cosmetics launches Chinese New Year collection
TheJakartaPost.com

Pharmaceutical and biotech companies join functional cosmetics market in South Korea
PulseNews.co.kr

“Chinese traditional medicine Gua sha (skin scraping) cured my acne”
Refinery29.com

L’Oreal celebrates 20 years in China
LOreal.com

South Korean cosmetics exports rose 44.3% in 2016 on Chinese consumption
Arirang.co.kr

China ‘refuses’ to import 11 tonnes of South Korean cosmetics
SCMP.com

China tightens regulations as Korean cosmetics ride high
KoreaHerald.com

Jay Park makes a splash in A Night Of K-Beauty by Yeppunonnie Philippines
HelloKPop.com

South Korean cosmetics aimed at children to be under higher scrunity
KoreaTimes.co.kr

AmorePacific patents cushion-type cosmetic carrier
Google.com

AmorePacific lets go 81 employees after losing Lolita Lempicka licensing agreement
UsineNouvelle.com

Etude House now carried by Soko Glam
PopSugar.com

15 sheet masks that are under $2 USD
Bustle.com

“Tall, pale & handsome: why more Asian men are using skin-whitening products”
Business-Standard.com

“Everything you need to know about splash or patting masks”
Allure.com

The best Korean Beauty products according to W Editors
WMagazine.com

Teen Vogue’s list of 15 best-selling Korean Beauty products
TeenVogue.com

Edes Academy beauty school shut down after several regulation lapses in Singapore
TNP.sg

Dubai launches new testing service for Halal cosmetics
CPIFinancial.net

Market

Mexican market lucrative for Canadian cosmetic manufacturers reports HSBC

HSBC.ca

“Manuka honey may be the next powerhouse natural ingredient”
Elle.com

How to do the wire manicure trend
TeenVogue.com

Is drawing makeup looks on your thigh the hot new makeup trend?
TeenVogue.com

Will dark green lipstick be the colour of 2017?
Popsugar.com

Vice’s marketing agency Virtue Worldwide worked on Dove campaign
WSJ.com

“Why Indie beauty brands are dominating the market”
HuffingtonPost.com.au

Outreach

Mags Murphy shares photos of the side-effects from Efudix, a topical skin cancer treatment
Glamour.com

London cosmetic shops fined £168,000 in 2016 for selling illegal cosmetics
Lexology.com

Nordic Council considers ban on microbeads in cosmetics
ChemicalWatch.com

Study finds severe acne may place person at 2 to 3 times more risk of depression
Seventeen.com

Mary Kay® kicks off Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit
PRNewswire.com

Target shares its chemical policy
EnvironmentalLeader.com

US FDA Update: Regulation of soap and lead limits in cosmetics
Lexology.com

Corporate

Estée Lauder vs. L’Oréal: Who’s winning the beauty’s arms race?
BusinessofFashion.com

Ulta Beauty forms its own holding company
BusinessWire.com

Johnson & Johnson to acquire Actelion for $30 billion with spin-out of new R&D company
CNBC.com

Worth Beauty sues Michael Todd Beauty over rotating brushes
Justia.com, WWD.com, TheFashionLaw.com

Kopari Beauty announces growth capital investment from L Catterton
PRNewswire.com

“Olay tries to rebuild interest in fading anti-aging category”
MediaPost.com

Ulta wins the US beauty market in 2016
Pmynts.com

Management changes at L’Oreal USA
BeautyPackaging.com

Interesting Reads

BBC Two’s “Hair Care Secrets”
BBC.co.uk

“In an age of #BlackGirlMagic, why is skin lightening booming?”
Huffingtonpost.co.za

Fabio Sementilli, a former VP at Coty, murdered in Los Angeles
TheStar.com

“How to treat rolling, boxcar, and ice pick acne scars”
TeenVogue.com

Guy drinks dirty Beautyblender water thinking it was tea
TeenVogue.com

“Period skin 101: How (and why) your skin freaks out”
Allure.com

“The DIY facial that completely transformed my skin”
Elle.com

“15 products to cut from your beauty routine”
Refinery29.com

“I tried the DIY ‘Face Guacamole’ skincare face mask one celebrity facialist swears by”
Mic.com

“Should you get preventative Botox? Experts weigh-in”
Popsugar.com

#BeautyRecap: January 25th, 2017

Retail

Sephora and Urban Decay catch controversy due to the AfterDark palette’s “Druggie” shade
HeatSt.com

A look at The Body Shop’s new green innovation lab
GreenBiz.com

Real Techniques by Sam and Nic launch new brushes based on consumer feedback
PRNewswire.com

A preview of Too Faced’s Melted Matte Lipsticks and Unicorn makeup
TeenVogue.com

Skincare tool from Dermalogica and BreezoMeter shares local air pollution levels in real-time
Forbes.com

Jaclyn Hill shares sneak preview of her new Morphe collaboration
Glamour.com

Rocky Mountain Soap Company has Has $11 Million in annual sales while putting the environment first
Forbes.com

Makeup artists Diane Kendal, James Kaliardos, and Kabuki collaborate with MAC Cosmetics
Refinery29.com

The coolest beauty products and tools to come out of Los Angeles this year
Refinery29.com

ZO Skin Health launches Rozatrol, a one-step rosacea product
WWD.com

Businesses like salons and barbers can now apply for liquor licenses in British Columbia
TheGlobeandMail.com

Storybook Cosmetics to launch official Hunger Games collaboration this Summer
Allure.com

A review of Stila’s Glitterati Lip Top Coats
Refinery29.com

LUSH launches new Valentine’s Day campaign showing more than a white male and white female couple
Bustle.com

L’Oreal and Founders Factory unveil their chosen five beauty startups
Forbes.com

A review of Drunk Elephant’s skincare range
NYMag.com

Birchbox to open second store in Paris
Yahoo.com

Smashbox to open a store in Birmingham, England
BirminghamMail.co.uk

A review of Storybook Cosmetics’ Harry Potter brushes
Popsugar.com

Scentinvent launches Linger, a fragrance primer
PRNewswire.com

These three women from Facebook and Bloomberg left to start Oars + Alps, a male skincare line
CNBC.com

Dove launches DermaCare Scalp range for dandruff prevention
PRNewswire.com

Bluemercury store to open in Tulsa
TulsaWorld.com

Repechage appeals for “help” in “dupe” product retailed by Glow Recipe. Does not file lawsuit
Facebook.com, WWD.com

Skin Laundry launches at Sephora
PRNewswire.com

Dr. David Colbert to launch second skincare brand NYDG
WWD.com

A look inside the Glamour Beauty Festival 2017 goodie bag
GlamourMagazine.co.uk

Chicago man named Wahl ‘Man of the Year’
PRNewswire.com

Bite Beauty opens custom lipstick Lip Labs in California
Persian.moda

A review of Indie Lee’s Blemish Lotion
TeenVogue.com

Ulta Beauty to open store in Bellevue, Tennessee
Tennessean.com

Celebrities and Interviews

Melania Trump’s makeup look for the inauguration
USMagazine.com

Angelina Jolie becomes new face of Guerlain fragrance
HarpersBazaar.com

An interview with Holly Siegel Sephora’s editorial director and the beauty products she uses
WellandGood.com

Hailey Baldwin uses Dr. Sturm MC1 Blood Moisturizer
TeenVogue.com

Iris Law by Jude Law signed as new face of Burberry Beauty
VanityFair.com

An interview with Alicia Keys on makeup, motherhood, and her music
Allure.com

“Why Manny Gutierrez & James Charles’ Generation Beauty appearance is as important as it is awesome”
Bustle.com

Hari Nef debuts as L’Oreal Paris’ first transgender model
Allure.com

Kylie Jenner to open pop-up shop in New York City
Bustle.com

An interview with Bobbi Brown, post-Estee Lauder. She plans to renovate her hotel and may launch a future beauty line
LATimes.com

An interview with spa expert Abi Wright on her views on the industry
Forbes.com

Celebrity perfume sales dropped 22% according to the NDP Group
RetailTimes.co.uk

Wynn Hotel (owned by Steven Wynn, friend of Donald Trump) stops selling Tom Ford products after the designer refused to dress Melani Trump
Racked.com, Refinery29.com

An interview with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on “Why you can be a feminist and love makeup”
Allure.com

Kylie Jenner shares images from makeup artist Vlada Haggerty, after claims she copied them for her branding
TheFashionLaw.com, HarpesBazaar.com

Laser hair removal is Teyana Taylor’s skincare secret
Self.com

Kardashian sisters lose arbitration against Kroma
Law.com

An interview with Maria Hatzistefanis, founder of Rodial
Forbes – Cached

An interview with Jon Hamm about grooming, his hair, and makeup
Glamour.com

An interview with Erin Maynard co-founder of Storybook Cosmetics
Bustle.com

An interview with Dr. Kidd, Kendall Jenner’s dermatologist
HelloMagazine.com

Daughter of Napoleon Perdis, Lianna Perdis, launches her own skincare range
DailyTelegraph.com.au

An interview with Instagrammer Georgie Aldous and his push to have more men included in makeup ads
Mic.com

Beauty Pie founder Marcia Kilgore: “I’m liberating women – we’re finally taking the power back”
Standard.co.uk

An interview with Surfer Stephanie Gilmore on fashion and beauty
HeraldSun.com.au

“Meet the entrepreneurs who are breaking beauty boundaries”
HelloMagazine.com

Nigerian actress Angela Okorie slams men who wear cosmetics
News24.com.ng

Asia

Korea’s nationwide Grand Sale starts on January 20th to February 28th, 2017
KoreaGrandSale.co.kr.com

EXO shares is beauty secrets at a Nature Republic event
KoreaTimes.co.kr

LG H&H to launch customized cosmetics brand ReMede by CNP with first store in Seoul
PulseNews.co.kr

New K-Beauty retailer Ulzzang launched by Anna Wang and her business partner, Dookyo Chung joins the fray
Refinery29.uk

China ups THAAD retaliation against Korean products
KoreaTimes.co.kr

A preview of Japan’s Creer Beauty Sailor Moon palette
Refinery29.com

Sovo, a Korean shoemaking brand, branches out into skincare with Nuca Beauty
Wallpaper.com

Hair volume reducing products popular among Asian men, discovers Mintel
Mintel.com

Korean University and Seoul National University professors develop “skin avatar” that could replace animal and clinical testing
Donga.com

A tour of K-Beauty in Los Angeles’ Korea Town
Refinery29.com

China’s Jala Group 3D prints skin to test cosmetics for the Asian market
#Ders.org

Shiseido acquires MatchCo, a startup app that scans your skin and makes a custom foundation
Fortune.com

Shiseido appoints Kentaro Fujiwara to President of Shiseido China
ShiseidoGroup.com

SK Telecom and AmorePacific partner to develop IoT processes to encourage new product developments
BusinessKorea.co.kr

Cosme Tokyo 2017 convention opens its doors
KyodoNews.jp

Amorepacific opens Research & Innovation Laboratory in Singapore
AmorePacific.com

“Anti-Korean sentiment worsening in China”
HuffingtonPost.com

Target to begin selling K-Beauty products in collaboration with Peach & Lily
Target.com

Cosmetics sales surge as Korean duty free market rockets +33.5% to $10.5 billion USD
MoodieDavittReport.com

AmorePacific plans to expand stores in South Asia
Pulsenews.co.kr

Korean shopkeepers favouring Chinese student employees due to Chinese tourism
Chosun.com

Hindustan Unilever says India’s note ban effect fading
DNAIndia.com

Ramdev faces a test in economics: Patanjali nears inflection point
IndiaTimes.com

Market

“Behind the business of beauty dupes”
BusinessofFashion.com

“Millennials are tapping into mysticism and ancient wisdom, a trend now being seen in beauty products”
WWD.com

“Sephora’s brand balancing act”
Pymnts.com

E-Ink partners with Texen to bring e-ink to cosmetic packaging
GoodEReader.com

UK’s Debenhams department store sales boosted by beauty sales
Telegraph.co.uk

This year’s hot hair colour is ‘Blorange’
Popsugar.co.uk

Nordstrom’s national beauty director explains its naturals expansion
Forbes.com

Inside Vice’s fashion and beauty strategy
BusinessofFashion.com

P&G revitalises Olay, Herbal Essences, Head & Shoulders, and Pantene after COTY deal
WWD.com

Unilever’s Dove defends its self-empowerment campaigns inside schools, “Not about selling product”
MarketingWeek.com

Outreach

L’Oreal’s NYX Cosmetics “instructed retail employees to collect unnecessary personal information from First Nations customers who pay with a status card” in Canada
Buzzfeed.com

Researchers in Madrid create 3D skin printer
UC3M.es

New technique IDs micropollutants in New York waterways
Cornell.edu

Swiss ban on animal-tested cosmetics enters into force
ChemicalWatch.com

Unilever commits to 100% recyclable plastic packaging by 2025
Unilever.com

UK charity Give and Makeup seeks cosmetics donations for domestic abuse survivors
ElleUJ.com

Use of dried elephant skin used to treat eczema threatening Myanmar’s elephants
MmTimes.com

Olay and 23andMe release finding, “Women who wore sunscreen were more likely to be exceptional skin agers”
Businesswire.com

Consumers launch class-action lawsuit against Sunday Riley’s Bionic product for “drug-like claims”
TopClassActions.com, TruthinAdvertising.org – PDF, Racked.com

Lush to host ethical-themed event in East London in February
EventMagazaine.co.uk

P&G’s Head & Shoulders launches recyclable shampoo bottle
PG.com

Scottish politicians complain about the length of The Body Shop’s receipts
TheTimes.co.uk

Burt’s Bees uproots and transports its founder’s Maine cabin to North Carolina then turns it into a museum to honour his ethos of living off the grid
PRNewswire.com

Hawaiian state senate propose laws to ban the sale and use of oxybenzone, to help protect coral reefs
CivilBeat.org

Physician’s Formula lawsuit settled with $5.6 million USD for investors
Law360.com

USDA seeks public input on proposed a new organic industry-funded research and promotion program
USDA.gov

Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety says preservative poly-aminopropyl biguanide is safe for use at a concentration of 0.1%
ChemicalWatch.com

Kylie Jenner raised $500 000 USD through sales of her charity lip kit
Inquisitr.com

P&G aims for zero (<0.5%) waste to landfill manufacturing by 2020
PG.com

Corporate

Revlon aims for $5 billion USD in sales with revitalised brands
Bloomberg.com

Social-retailer Modere announces agreement to acquire nutraceutical producer Jusuru International
PRNewswire.com

James Murphy sells Viviscal hair restoration brand to Church & Dwight for around €150 million
IrishTimes.com

Camille McDonald, president of brand merchandising at Bath & Body Works, to retire
WWD.com

Vermont cosmetic manufacturer Autumn Harp receives Vermont Economic Development Authority funding
VermontBiz.com

J&J opens Life Science Research Incubator in NYC
CommercialObserver.com

Rituals tops list of fastest growing Dutch companies
DutchNews.nl

IMAGE Skincare files lawsuit against unauthorised online retailers
PRNewswire.com

Avon to webcast 4th quarter earnings on February 16th, 2017
PRNewswire.com

Nu Skin to announce 4th quarter and 2016 results on February 16th, 2017
PRNewswire.com

HLD Group and Didier Tabary acquire Le Couvent des Minimes from L’Occitane
GroupeHLD.com

Interesting Reads

Canadian cosmetic surgeon wins $20.6 million CAD jackpot and retires
CBC.ca

Dr. Amy Alderman performed live breast augmentation surgery at the Breast Surgery Symposium in Atlanta
PRNewswire.com

“My mom’s skincare secrets made me the man I am today” by David Yi
Refinery29.com

“How to treat dry skin when you’re breaking out, according to experts”
Bustle.com

A look at Central Asian “Gypsies” who sell their hair to China
NationalGeographic.org

“My skin stole my happiness” by Patricia on her chronic acne
Seventeen.com

“Not waiting for your products to dry before smearing them on a pillow may be ruining your skin” – Nay, your life and the world.
StyleCaster.com

“Do exfoliating scrubs do your skin more harm than good? – There is no scientific evidence of irreversible, long-term damage.”
SMH.com.au

“Why you actually do not want to wear BB cream — ever again!” It’s pale and cakey
Popsugar.com

Historical beauty tricks; Like using soot as eyeliner and petroleum jelly to thicken eyelashes
Bustle.com

“How ‘alt-beauty’ became the hottest trend in men’s fashion”
TheGuardian.com

#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

#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