#BeautyRecap: April 12th, 2016

Retail

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US CIA invests in beauty company, to develop technology to extract DNA from skin
Allure.com

Kylie Jenner Cosmetics website glitch reveals customer’s personal data
TMZ.com

Hain Celestial to drop “No harsh chemicals” claim, after independent tests find contamination
WSJ.com – Paywall, WholeFoodsMagazine.com

Kerry Washington helps expand Neutrogena expand foundation colour range
Refinery29.com

MAC reveals Caitlyn Jenner collaboration ad
Instagram.com

MAC x Brooke Candy collaboration to be available April 28th, 2016
Bustle.com

SheaMoisture launches ad for #BreakTheWalls
Youtube

Kourtney Kardashian becomes brand ambassador for Manuka Doctor
PeopleStyleWatch.com

Drybar launches in Ulta
PRNewswire.com

New Banana Boat SunComfort sunscreen allows sand to be easily brushed off the skin
PRNewswire.com

Drybar Founder Alli Webb writes The Drybar Guide to Good Hair For All
PRNewswire.com

Nivea for Men Aftershave gets revived as a make-up primer
CNBC.com

Kylie Jenner debuts metallic lipsticks for Coachella
HollywoodLife.com

Shampoo balls win deal with Mark Cuban on Shark Tank
Forbes.com

Market and Trends

Changing face of cosmetics alters $63bn US beauty market
FT.com

The average British woman owns £111 of makeup
Telegraph.co.uk

Asia

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SK-II #ChangeDestiny campaign focuses on China’s “left-over” women
Youtube.com

Song Joong-ki models for cosmetics brand Forencos
KoreaHerald.com

Kye x Shu Uemura launches April 18th, 2016
Allure.com

What’s driving the beauty boom in Asia and UAE?
Forbes.com

Dr Jart+ to debut in Middle Eastern Sephora stores
Pulsenews.co.kr

Chinese tourists returning home ditch cosmetics in heaps to avoid new taxes, airport says they were simply inspecting them
Yibada.com

Is K-Beauty ready for the global Halal market?
KoreaHerald.com

Indonesian Halal cosmetic certification organization urged to reveal financial reports
TheJakartaPost.com

New L’Oreal Thailand head aims to make it the top beauty brand in the company
NationMultimedia.com

Fosun International acquires Ahava Dead Sea Laboratories
Nikkei.com

Japan’s Kanebo Cosmetics eyes Southeast Asia push, China expansion
Nikkei.com

Japan makes special arrangements for tourists from Islamic nations, including Halal food and cosmetics
Siasat.com

Upcoming “largest ever” trade visit to China crucial for Aussie exports: official
ShanghaiDaily.com

Cosmetic CEOs on the of Forbes Japan Rich List
Forbes.com

Korean cosmetic exports have almost tripled since 2012
KoreanJoongangDaily.joins.com

Chlitina to refocus on royalty sales from direct-sales in China
TaipeiTimes.com

Asian tourists spend 6.5 times the amount of other visitors in Australia
Dailymail.co.uk

Indian minister distributes cosmetics as Holi gift, draws flak
India.com

Hindustan Unilever buys Indulekha in return to hair oil segment
LiveMint.com

Indian cosmetic manufacturer Aromatic Cosmetic punished for tax evasion
OBserverBD.com

Regulation and Outreach

Phenoxyethanol safe in cosmetics, says EU science committee
ChemicalWatch.com

EU cosmetics committee approves MIT ban for leave-on products
ChemicalWatch.com

Canada reduces impurity limit for mercury in cosmetics
ChemicalWatch.com

ASA issues warning and ban against Body Wraps Berkshire Facebook advertisements
ASA.org.uk

Research and Technology

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Tanning may limit your skin’s ability to produce Vitamin D, new study finds
NLM.NIH.gov

P&G patents water activated fragrance designed for shower gels
Google.com

Aquaphor study finds softer hands after 3 nights of use
PRNewswire.com

Antibacterial soap may be doing more harm than good
Arstechnica.com

Alphaeon announces successful study results on glabellar lines treated with DWP-450 Botulinum Toxin Type A
PRNewswire.com

Patent filed for sunscreen that changes colour under UV exposure
PatentsEncyclopedia.com

Corporate

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Venezuelan government investigates Colgate-Palmolive over house-hold goods shortages
ElUniverso.com

Coty hires Burberry’s Simona Cattaneo as CMO for luxury division
WWD.com – Paywall

Rodan + Fields posts 90% sales increase in 2015
WWD.com

L’Occitane invests $6 million in MyGlamm, a Mumbai beauty startup
IndiaTimes.com

Argentinian cosmetics company Nerova sold
Fashionmag.com

P&G is reportedly one of a few potential buys of Jessica Alba’s The Honest Co.
BizJournals.com, WWD.com

François Renard named as new Kate Somerville CEO
WWD.com – Paywall

Walgreens Boots Alliance sells Alliance Healthcare Russia to 36.6 in return for 15% stake in combined group
WalgreensBootsAlliance.com

Evonik acquires Alkion Biopharma
RTTNews.com

The Body Shop to refocus on skin care as sales lag
SMH.com.au

L’Oréal-owned brand, Biotherm, has named David Fridlevski as its general manager
WWD.com

Showa Denko allies with Azelis
JCNNewswire.com

Estee Lauder president of the UK and Ireland says retail staff are the key to success
CosmeticsBusiness.com

Interesting Reads

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Adele makeup tutorial featuring Adele’s makeup artist Michael Ashton
Youtube.com

Watch how lipstick is made
Facebook.com

Kristina Bazan, the 22 year old beauty blogger with a million dollar contract
NextShark.com

BBC Documentary “Connie Fisher on Make Up” investigates why women wear makeup
Southwales-Eveningpost.co.uk

Venezualan President solves energy crisis by asking women to stop blowdrying their hair Independent.co.uk

The hidden anxiety for women of colour while shopping
Attn.com

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

How the Estee Lauder family dominates beauty, business, and art
TownandCountryMag.com

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