#BeautyRecap: December 21st, 2016

Retail

The most popular beauty brands by US state
StyleCaster.com

Galderma’s OTC retinoid Differin to sell for $13.99 for a 30 day supply next month in the US at retailers like Walmart
WWD.com – Paywall

Storybook Cosmetics (who have yet to release a product) teases Star Wars inspired makeup brushes
Inquisitr.com

“The next big beauty innovations to expect in 2017”
Allure.com

A preview of the ColourPop x Amanda Steele collaboration
Bustle.com

A preview of Too Faced’s Peanut Butter and Honey palette
Yahoo.com

A preview of Tarte Cosmetics’ Maneater palette
Bustle.com

Molly Cosmetics’ SiliSponge releases new version with a rounder shape
Seventeen.com

Bluermercury store to open in Virginia Beach
PilotOnline.com

“12 weird but brilliant beauty products trending all over YouTube beauty hauls”
Bustle.com

“Is Beauty Pie worth it? The new beauty membership program could change the game”
Bustle.com

Quantum Beard Lights releases beard ornaments
PRNewswire.com

Celebrities and Interviews

“Zsa Zsa Gabor was the original queen of makeup”
HollywoodReporter.com

An interview with celebrity dermatologist Dr. David Colbert
WMagazine.com

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

“8 beauty rules Princess Diana swore by”
MarieClaire.com

Margot Robbie’s beauty tips
MarieClaire.co.uk

“Things I learned from copying Martha Stewart’s intense beauty routine”
Refinery29.com

Hailey Baldwin is obsessed with watching online beauty tutorials
WMagazine.com

An interview with beauty vlogger Laura Lee
Yahoo.com

An interview with Huda Kattan of Huda Beauty
BusinessofFashion.com

An interview with Mona Kattan of Huda Beauty
HollywoodLife.com

An interview with makeup artist Sali Hughes
TheGlobeandMail.com

An interview with beauty vlogger Georgie Aldous
IrishExaminer.com

An interview with Susanne Langmuir of Bite Beauty
TheGlobeandMail.com

An interview with BadMedina’s Doralie Medina
BET.com

An interview with Melody McCloskey of StyleSeat
Forbes.com

Asia

Caolion Cosmetics and Skin Food will be in 220 outlets and the online store of Boots UK
KoreaBizWire.com

Priyanka Chopra signed by Pantene as global brand ambassador
HindustanTimes.com

70% of surveyed Korean men say makeup is essential for job interviews
Chosun.com

Shin Se Hwi chosen as model for Cellapy cosmetics brand
AllKPop.com

3ina now carried by Asos.com
Asos.com

‘Charcoal grey is not even a real shade!’ Indian comedian lampoons fairness cream advertisements
Scroll.in

Market

“Department store makeup counters are struggling too”
BloombergQuint.com

Clean-shaven look for men may be back for 2017
PRNewswire.com

Retailers like MAC Cosmetics test GPS advertising through Google Maps
SearchEngineLand.com

UK shampoo sales fall by £23 million
DailyTimes.com.pk

Outreach

US FDA approves Eucrisa for topical eczema treatment
FDA.gov

Youtuber Bubzbeauty raises over $100 000 to help educate children
PRWeb.com

New Illinois law will teach hairstylists to look for signs of domestic violence and sexual assault
Glamour.com

Make-up and suncream will be exempt from UK’s microbead ban
TheTimes.co.uk

UK’s Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom, pledges to ban plastic microbeads
Sky.com

Target to remove ‘unwanted chemicals’ from its own-brand cosmetics by 2020
ChemicalWatch.com

Brazil’s Anvisa updates regulations regarding labelling of sun products
Anvisa.gov.br

Corporate

Unilever acquires 100% of Living Proof, Jennifer Aniston leaves company
TheDrum.com

Bobbi Brown steps down from Estee Lauder’s Bobbi Brown Cosmetics
Forbes.com

Memebox raises additional $60 million USD in funding round extension and adds additional advisor
PRNewswire.com

L’Oreal rejects claims its hair relaxers are dangerous and unsafe in lawsuit
Buzzfeed.com

Alan Ennis forms strategic start-up Glansaol and buys Julep, Laura Geller, Clark’s Botanicals
PRNewswire.com

Sandoz acquires AmLactin brand of skincare from Upsher-Smith
DrugstoreNews.com

The Estée Lauder Companies completes its acquisition of Too Faced
BusinessWire.com

Groupe Rocher acquires cosmetics company Sabon
Globes.co.il

Unilever opens factory in Dubai’s Industrial Park
GulfBusiness.com

Meitu beauty app raises $629 million in its IPO
Bloomberg.com

Novartis to acquire dermatology research group Ziarco
Pharmabiz.com

Lahore’s IRS finds tax evasion from juice and cosmetics manufacturer
BRecorder.com

Interesting Reads

48 die in Russia after drinking boyarishnik an alcoholic cosmetic product
UAToday.tv

UK modelling agencies fined £1.5 million for price collusion
TheGuardian.com

“Fingers leave tell-tale clues about you on your phone”
ScienceNewsforStudents.org

“Are makeup remover wipes bad for your skin? The experts explain” (No, if used infrequently)
Bustle.com

“Your beauty routine today versus how it would look in the 1800s will show you how twisted things used to be”
Bustle.com

“The sneaky manipulative history of why women started shaving” (It was advertising)
Bustle.com

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