#BeautyRecap: August 14th, 2016

Retail

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ModiFace update allows users to live swap a makeup look
WWD.com

Urban Decay announces new ‘NAKED Ultimate Basics’ eyeshadow palette
Bustle.com

Victoria Beckham unveils her 18 piece makeup collection with Estee Lauder
USMagazine.com

MAC’s Selena collection will debut at arena event in singer’s hometown of Corpus Christi, Texas
Billboard.com

That hand “supermodel” Ellen Sirot has her own line of anti-aging beauty products now!
Yahoo.com

Dermalogica launches facial oil
WWD.com

Burberry and Pinterest team up to launch new mascara ‘Cat Lashes’
WWD.com

Julep announces partnership with Ulta Beauty
BusinessWire.com

Social media person Doralie “Bad” Medina launches cosmetic line
Benzinga.com

Preview of Kat Von D x Too Faced “Better Together” eyeshadow palette
Seventeen.com

Preview of KathleenLights x Makeup Geek’s highlighter palette
Bustle.com

P&G opens Olympic salon, offering free manicures, shaves, and makeovers for athletes
Olympic.org

Honest Beauty turns 1 year old, taps Daniel Martin to expand colour cosmetics
WWD.com

L’Oreal Kerastase taps illustrator Megan Hess for new promotional campaign
WWD.com

“7 African skincare brands worth knowing”
HuffingtonPost.com

Winky Lux hosts ‘Unicorn Festival’ at Coney Island
TimeOut.com

The Lip Bar sees success despite The Shark Tank snub, soon to be carried on Target.com
DetroitNews.com

NYX announces 5th annual NYX FACE Awards Show, with Kandee Johnson as host
PRNewswire.com

La Prairie adds to caviar lineup, and revamps its Bergdorf Goodman location
WWD.com

Benefit has sale-abration with up to 50% off retail price
Kinja.com

Hrush Achemyan x Tarte Cosmetics launches cheek and eye palette
Allure.com

Temptu launches airbrush root touch-up spray for hair
WWD.com

SiO targets the décolleté with skincare and beauty tools
WWD.com

Cos Bar to expand retail locations with 35 new stores across the US
WWD.com

Asia

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South Korean centipede extract used as an antibacterial in topical products for atopic dermatitis
KoreaBizwire.com

Unilever fails to secure rights to ‘Clear’ trademark after battle with AmorePacific
Lexology.com

Shiseido targets beauty-conscious runners with new website
ShiseidoGroup.com

Tariff-free cosmetics a point of discussion at the East Asia Summitt
CosmeticsDesign.com

Kosé launches high-end line under Sekkesei MYV
WWD.com

Memebox raises $66 million USD in Series C funding
WWD.com

How Memebox uses data to keep up with trends
Fortune.com

K-Beauty Expo to take place October 13-16th in Goyang, South Korea
BusinessKorea.co.kr

BeautyMaker will now be available in select Watsons stores in Taiwan
DigitalJournal.com

Baek Ji Young lands endorsement deal with skincare brand Dr. Syul
AllKPop.com

Shiseido’s profits rise from brand and land sale, lowers earnings and sales target due to exchange rate
WWD.com, Bloomberg.com

Is international expansion changing “skin whitening” products in Asia? Doesn’t seem like it
CosmeticsDesignc.om

Myanmar Cosmetics Association expresses worry that international beauty brands will overtake local brands
Consult-Myanmar.com

“So-Ko your skin: why South Korean skincare is serious stuff (despite its cutesy packaging)”
Standard.co.uk

Taiwan’s Dr. Wu skincare makes push into China
WWD.com

CNSC opens new duty-free shopping center in downtown Shanghai
WWD.com

Chinese cosmetics brand Chando sponsors Olympic diving team
Yahoo.com

Nivea promotes anti-perspirant range in Singapore with giant cans
Mumbrella.asia

Herbalife’s Nu Skin receives approval to expand into Chinese areas of Gansu, Ningxia, and Inner Mongolia
Happi.com

Colgate-Palmolive India renews royalty deal with Colgate-Palmolive USA
Reuters.com

India’s Nature’s Essence up for sale
LiveMint.com

Market

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P&G cutting back on Facebook ads due to poor response
WSJ.com

“The 6 most innovative brand uses of Facebook Live so far”
PRWeek.com

US health & beauty industry projected to grow to $60 billion USD in revenue
PRNewswire.com

Most women in France buy their cosmetics online
EMarketer.com

“Less than 1 in 2 fragrances samples result in a sale”
ATKearney.com

“What are teenagers buying?”
Pymnts.com

Cosmetic skin care market in the US expected to reach $200 billion USD by 2024
Yahoo.com

BlueMercury sees success by targeting the ‘suburban power woman’
Yahoo.com

Corporate

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Avon may move headquarters to New Jersey due to tax incentives
NJ.com

Ulta agrees to $3.65 settlement from overtime class-action lawsuit
RBGG.com

Clorox CEO Benno Dorer also appointed as chairman of board
BizJournals.com

Inter Parfums posts 34% income gain for Q2
WWD.com

Elizabeth Arden posts loss for fiscal year of 2016
WWD.com

Ted Schwarz named president of NuFace
WWD.com

Outreach

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Portugal to adopt EU cosmetics regulations
ChemicalWatch.com

Canadian Wildlife Association creates online petition for more control and research on plastic microbeads
CBC.ca

Health Canada and the US FDA team up on digital submission process for new pharmaceuticals and drugs
RAPS.org

L’Oreal USA announces recipients of women in STEM grant
WWD.com

US FDA issues warning letters to Peter Thomas Roth, Freeze 24-7, and many others over drug-like claims
Happi.com

L’Oreal to build solar-power installation at Kentucky manufacturing plant
Cincinnati.com

Interesting Reads

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US Olympic synchronized swim team talks about water-resistant makeup
Vogue.com

“The beauty industry gave me my feminist identity”
ElleUK.com

“When diversity in beauty should mean more than just representation”
Allure.com

“How to wash your hair less”
Refinery29.com

“The power of ‘mystic’ beauty: Why we’re buying into crystals over chemicals”
HuffingtonPost.co.uk

Fox News guests debate over whether women Olympians should wear makeup
Refinery29.com

John Mayer shares his skincare routine on Snapchat
People.com

“These roller derby skaters are redefining beauty”
Refinery29.com

Op Ed: Men shouldn’t wear makeup. “Men, run away from the pretty: Mallick”
TheStar.com

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