#BeautyRecap: April 19th, 2016

Retail

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Urban Decay and Disney team up for “Alice Through The Looking Glass” collection
WWD.com

Estee Lauder partners with Victoria Beckham to develop cosmetics line
Fortune.com

LVMH signs Rihanna to develop a makeup brand
WWD.com

Katy Perry teams up with Covergirl for the Katy Kat collection
StyleCaster.com

Influencer Aimee Song becomes new brand ambassador for Laura Mercier
Yahoo.com

MAC x Selena is to be released in October
Examiner.com

Rimmel to host Snapchat conference with new face Cara Delevingne
Digiday.com

Jeffree Star writes “scathing” review of Kylie Jenner’s lip products
Popcrush.com

Market

Beauty brands eyeing up Iranian market
Reuters.com

Iranian women purchase more cosmetics after sanctions lifted
XinHuanet.com

“Lipstick Effect” sees cosmetic sales rise as South African economy takes a downturn
BDLIve.co.za

L’Oreal sales increase 1.8%
CNBC.com

Research and Technology

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Estee Lauder patents technology to create microcurrents in a face mask to deliver skin care ingredients
FreePatentsOnline.com

L’Oreal patents the use of Satureja Montana for the treatment of oily skin
PatentsEncyclopedia.com

NatureWorks to research process to turn methane into lactic acid
BusinessWire.com

Outreach and Regulation

Marionnaud launches recycling program in France, collects used beauty products
Veolia.com

Mayo Clinic issues article warning about dangers from old makeup and sharing makeup
NWAOnline.com

New federal limits on silica exposure could have impact on cosmetic manufacturing
PlasticsNews.com

FTC fines Dr. Joseph Mercola for selling and promoting tanning beds as “safe” and “anti-ageing”
FTC.gov

FaceB4 cited by ASA for unsubstantiated claims that its face wash kills more P. acnes than other leading brands
ASA.org.uk

Asia

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K-Beauty brand owners are raking in the dough
KoreaHerald.com

Japan to up its marketing of cosmetics to the rest of Asia
Aninews.in

“Descendants of the Sun” actor Song Joong Ki to become the new face of Forencos Cosmetics
Yibada.com

Li & Fung considering sale of its cosmetics distribution unit
Bloomberg.com

Japanese brand Fancl relaunches in Singapore
StraitsTimes.com

Brands are looking to South Korea for growth, and South Korea is looking right back
TheFashionLaw.com

Shiseido announces Jill Scalamandre as President of Global Makeup Center of Excellence
BusinessWire.com

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