#BeautyRecap: April 5th, 2016

Retail

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SheaMoisture aims to break down the “Ethnic Haircare Aisle” segregation
WomensHealthMag.com

MAC Cosmetics launches a Star Trek themed line
Refinery29.com

Sephora launches chatbot on Kik
Forbes.com

Clinique launches mineral make up and sunscreen products for sensitive skin
TRBusiness.com

Charli XCX featured in new campaign for Make Up For Ever
Cosmopolitan.co.uk

Chanel launches Rouge Coco lipstick collection
LuxuryDaily.com

Kylie Jenner launches lip glosses with music video
Bustle.com

An interview with Karen Behnke of Juice Beauty and her collaboration with Goop Paltrow
Forbes.com

Degree Deoderant to study fan movement at NCAA Final Four
SportTechie.com

Company launches “Bush Oil” for pubic hair
Cosmopolitan.co.uk

Australian Lanolips to be sold in the US on Net-A-Porter
NYPost.com

Shlocker is a shower locker that prevents roommates from stealing your shampoo
Knowtechie.com

Tatcha to launch two new products this Spring: Smoothing Black Sugar Body Gommage and Balanced Pore Perfecting Water Gel Moisturizer

WWD.com – Paywall

CNBC to follow John Paul DeJoria, founder of Patron and Paul Mitchell, on his new venture – a cold sore treatment Aubio
CNBC.com

Asia

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Exports of South Korean beauty products have more than tripled over the past 5 years
KoreaHerald.com

US company launches new cosmetic product that is “Inspired by Korean beauty”
PRNewswire.com

Peach & Lily to launch its own sheet mask line
TheGloss.com

AmorePacific’s Sulwhasoo opens a 5 story boutique in Sinsa-dong, Seoul
KoreaJoongangDaily.com

South Korea’s online shopping keeps double-digit monthly growth
ShanghaiDaily.com

Muji to expand beauty and personal care offerings in China
Nikkei.com

South Korean brands generate 42 times the discussion on Chinese chat service Weibo
L2Inc.com

CEO of Ra Beauty Core says laziness was the key to South Korean skin care success
Koreatimes.co.kr

Kao to open flagship store on JD Online
Nasdaq.com

Sales of cosmetic imports to China expected to soar after tax adjustments
GCN.com

US marketplace, Landing International, to connect US retailers with South Korean beauty brands
Virtual-Strategy.com

What is the Momoko Makeup trend in Japan? It’s blush applied high!

Bustle.com

Althea launches launch event in the Philippines
Manilatimes.net

Sustainability and Outreach

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Artificial skin that can grow hair and has sebaceous glands brings animal-free cosmetic testing closer to reality
NewsWeek.com

US FDA sends warning letter to Gilchrist & Soames after facility visit finds microbial contamination
FDA.gov

Russian parliament official questions animal testing ban for cosmetics
ChemicalWatch.com

Unilever’s Suave hair loss lawsuit settlement of $10 million USD upheld
Courthousenews.com

Class action lawsuit brought against Johnson and Johnson and Imery for talc contamination
Bloomberg.com

Research and Technology

Kao patents method of neutralizing “curry smell” odour
FreePatentsOnline.com

Johnson and Johnson patents UV absorbing polymer
USPTO.gov

Malva verticillata seed extracts may have potential for hair loss treatment
Wiley.com

Beiersdorf patents emulsifier free skin moisturizer technique
USPTO.gov

Study conducted on sperm finds sunscreen chemicals can affect motility
ScienceAlert.com

Corporate

Revlon names Colgate exec, Fabian Garcia, as its next CEO
Bloomberg.com

Piper Jaffray shopping Becca Cosmetics to potential buyers
WWD.com – Paywall

L’Oreal announces two executive level changes for Africa-Middle East and the Netherlands
WorldPressOnline.com

Chester Twigg named as chief customer officer at Johnson and Johnson
Edgl.com

Dow Corning investment creates more jobs at Midland plant
OurMidland.com

Interesting Reads

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GOOP is “Jack-Ass” for rich women. Goop Paltrow reveals she was stung on bees, on purpose
Salon.com

“Nontouring” is the hot new trend to end all hot new trends…
Go.com

Emma Watson and the absurd skin lightening controversey
TheDailyBeast.com

Isamay Ffrench hosts an edible cosmetics dinner
Mi.lk

Is men in makeup ads the next step for the industry? Maybe.
Mic.com

Four 20 y.o.s explain why they like Kylie Jenner
Cosmopolitan.com

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