#BeautyRecap: August 23rd, 2016

Retail

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KFC introduces a fried chicken scented sunscreen
PRNewswire.com

Lancome’s custom foundation to be offered at 9 additional Nordstrom locations across the US
PRNewswire.com

Honest Beauty launches haircare products
InStyle.com

Hailey Baldwin to launch cosmetics line with Model Co.
Refinery29.com

Estee Lauder launches Flirt Cosmetics with Amber Rose and Donald Robertson
WWD.com

German cosmetics brand Catrice launches in the US
Racked.com

Kylie Jenner buys $4.5 million USD mansion, to turn it into cosmetic headquarters
VanityFair.com

MAC Cosmetics store opens at World Trade Center in New York City
NYMag.com

Tracey Norman returns to front Clairol campaign
People.com

Charlotte Tilbury creates 360-degree advertisement with Kate Moss for new fragrance ‘Scent Of A Dream’
Youtube.com

Flirt Cosmetics launches false eyelash cluster applicator
Refinery29.com

FaceCake launches GlamScout app, which allows virtual augmented makeup try-ons
PRNewswire.com

Lancome launches Grandiose Liner with ball-swivel jointed applicator
CosmeticsBusiness.com

Adore Cosmetics opens store in Ottawa, Canada
PRNewswire.com

Clarins takes “bold” step into nude lipsticks
WashingtonTimes.com

Cruelty-free eye drops now available
PETA.org

Men’s subscription box The Gents Pack closes down
TheGentsPack.com

Unilever hires Youtuber Leanne Lim-Walker to front Impulse fragrance campaign
TheDrum.com

Rimmel London celebrates 15 years of Kate Moss partnership with 6 new lipsticks
Nine.com.au

H&M launches full 700 piece beauty collection in the UK
GlobalCosmeticsNews.com

Morroccanoil signs Jasmine Sanders as spokesperson
WWD.com

Diptyque expands facial care range with rose formulations
WWD.com

Indie Beauty Expo to exhibit in New York on August 24-25th
WellandGood.com

Youcam and Paul Mitchell team up to bring virtual hair colour makeovers to app
Allure.com

BinSina pharmacy chain expands in Dubai and Middle East
KhaleejTimes.com

Asia

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Kanebo’s Evito’s rose-shaped foam cleanser dispenser
Nylon.sg

Strawberrynet bug reveals private customer information to anyone
TheRegister.co.uk

AmorePacific partners with eBay Korea to strengthen online business
TheInvestor.co.kr

Japanese trend of infra-red blocking cosmetics expands to glasses and windshields
JapanTimes.co.jp

Meitu launches #FacesofFashion with David Gandy, Niall Horan, Hu Bing, and more
PRNewswire.com

Chinese tourists in Japan choose cosmetics over electronics
Bloomberg.com

Tiffany of Girls’ Generation replaced by yet to be announced spokesperson for IPKN
Soompi.com

The Face Shop’s Kakao Friends collaboration launches in China
KoreaHerald.com

5 beauty tips from ‘Get It Beauty’
AsiaOne.com

Wolfgang Baier becomes CEO of Singaporean beauty distributor Luxasia
StraitsTimes.com

Korean Youtuber Holy does a “power of makeup” video
RocketNews24.com

Nippon Paper to expand cellulose nanofiber production capacity
Nikkei.com

Song Joong-Ki attends Proya promotional event in China
Yibada.com

Marie Claire Thailand publishes Best of Beauty Awards list
MarieClaireThailand.com

AmorePacific’s Sulwhasoo celebrates 50 years, launches reformulated ginseng cream
Sulwhasoo.com

NEC helps develop plant bioplastic that mimics Japanese lacquerware
NEC.com

Shiseido Hong Kong hires Zaheer Nooruddin to oversee digital advertising
HolmesReport.com

“The rise of the sheet mask”
Independent.co.uk

Henkel strengthens e-commerce partnership with Alibaba
Henkel.com

Police capture member of group that stole $30 million rupees worth of cosmetics in India
Geo.tv

“Unilever’s hypocrisy: New Dove ad breaks stereotypes, but what about Fair & Lovely?”
TheNewsMinute.com

Market

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Survey finds facial hair transplants on the rise for men with sparse facial hair
PRNewswire.com

US college students reveal what beauty products they’ll be using
WWD.com

Beauty boxes still flourishing
WWD.com

Beauty boutiques still thriving in New Zealand
Stuff.co.nz

Beauty companies make appearance on Inc.’s list of fastest-growing private companies
CosmeticsDesign.com

Outreach and Regulation

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Feinstein-Collins bill put forward in the US will force cosmetic firms to pay fees and report ‘adverse reactions’
NYTimes.com

Five ingredients highlighted in Feinstein-Collins bill which could cost the cosmetic industry $20 million in fees
Yahoo.com

Mary Kay teams up with Texas representative Pete Sessions to fight new FDA regulations
DallasNews.com

“Will cosmetic regulation kill independent beauty brands?”
SCPR.org

NC State endocrine researcher Heather Patisaul supports the Feinstein-Collins bill for more US cosmetic regulation
TechnicianOnline.com

Truth in Advertising organisation threatens to report Kardashians to FTC for non-disclosure
TheFashionLaw.com

EWG requests US FDA comment on whether or not antioxidants can boost SPF. FDA and cosmetics council says ‘No’
WWD.com

European Chemicals Association (Echa) proposes categorization of titanium dioxide as a carcinogen
ChemicalWatch.com

Australian man Jake Martin-Herd found guilty of providing tanning services
ABC.net.au

Kiehl’s annual motorcycle ride raises $150 000 USD for amfAR and HIV research
PRNewswire.com

Henkel and BASF join with Solidaridad to support small sustainable palm oil growers in Indonesia
BASF.com

US EPA recognises L’Oreal as a green power user
PRNewswire.com

US FDA sends warning letter to Michael Todd Beauty over drug-like claims
FDA.gov

Kat Von D to remove animal-derived carmine from her beauty line
Yahoo.com

Millions could be paid out from the WEN haircare lawsuit
NYMag.com

ICMAD supports legislation to modernise US FDA’s oversight on cosmetics
ICMAD.org – PDF

Report from The Cornucopia Institute finds ‘toxins’ in popular toothpaste brands
Cornucopia.org

Mary Kay to donate grants to shelter programs in Canada
Newswire.ca

Hain Celestial investigated by investors over accounting irregularities
PRNewswire.com

Christian Louboutin wins counterfeit case in Russia over fragrances
TheFashionLaw.com

Research and Technology

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J&J and Xycrobe collaborate to study human skin microbiome
PRNewswire.com

Study finds plastic microbeads could be turning the fish we’re eating toxic
ScienceAlert.com

MDRejuvena, Inc. publishes study showing its sodium copper chlorophyllin complex can help repair photoaged skin
PRNewswire.com

Corporate

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Shiseido announces Kathy Cullin as general manager of Bare Escentuals US
BusinessWire.com

Coty posts a $31 million USD loss as it deals with merger
WSJ.com

Retra Holdings Limited receives £400,000 in funding to expand cosmetic manufacturing and distribution
TheTelegraphandArgus.co.uk

Estee Lauder delivers strong fiscal year 2016 results
Businesswire.com

Avon announces closing of senior secured notes offering
PRNewswire.com

Pakistani beauty startup BeautyHooked raises $280 000 USD
Tribune.com.pk

Joey New York and 4BG LLC form joint venture
PRNewswire.com

Interesting Reads

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“The hidden cost of shea butter, according to Sleigh Bells’ singer Alexis Krauss”
WellandGood.com

“Can bacteria make your skin healthier?”
TheDailyBeast.com

“No, New York Times, the FDA should not ‘have the power’ to mandate national recalls of shampoo”
Reason.com

Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin puts waterproof makeup to the test in Buzzfeed video
Buzzfeed.com

“The best makeup secrets only beauty editors know”
Allure.com

An interview with Ole Henrikson
Racked.com

An interview with Wende Zomnir, founder of Urban Decay
Independent.ie

An interview with Marla Malcolm, founder of Bluemercury
Fashionista.com

An interview with Francois Nars
Popsugar.com

An interview with Aerin Lauder
Forbes.com

“A better way of talking about beauty”
PSMag.com

“Does cleanser go bad? Here’s what you need to know…”
Bustle.com

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