#BeautyRecap: February 16th, 2016

Retail

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Kylie Jenner and Sinful Colors team up to launch nail polish line
Metro.co.uk

Guess launches moisturizing jean line
DigitalTrends.com

Whole Foods to offer tattoos? CEO shares ideas to attract millennial shoppers
Bloomberg.com

NARS opens boutique in London
WWD.com

Zac Posen and MAC collaboration launches February 25th
Forbes.com, Bustle.com

Benefit to launch entire line based around their Hoola bronzer
Popsugar.com

Kendall Jenner sues Cutera over misuses of her images
Vogue.co.uk

15 Black-owned beauty brands to get familiar with
Refinery29.com

An interview with creator of MDFlow a lipstick line for people of colour
Standard.co.uk

YSL set to launch brightly coloured vinyl mascara
WWD.com

Madonna promotes her cosmetic line MDNA in Japan
PerezHilton.com

Belly Bandit and Palmer’s Cocoa Butter team up for new stretch mark products
PRNewswire.com

Sephora online goes live in Romania
Romania-Insider.com

Sustainability and Outreach

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UK’s NICE publishes new guidelines for minimal and maximum UV exposure
NICE.org.uk

Tarte teams up with Bystander Revolution to fight cyberbullying
PRNewswire.com

Avon and Women’s Aid launches “Love Don’t Feel Bad” campaign
WomensAid.org.uk

French study calls into question safety of personal care for babies
WWD.com

US FDA seeks 8% increase in budget
HHS.gov

Environment Canada accepting public opinion on plastic microbead ban until March 10th
EC.gc.ca

Weleda teams up with GlamourGirl to provide makeovers to women in senior homes
PRNewswire.com

L’Oreal owned The Body Shop announces plans to become world’s most sustainable and ethical business
PRNewswire.com

Unilever Europe reaches zero non-hazardous waste to landfill milestone
Unilever.com

Market and Trends

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US prestige beauty market grew 7% last year
NPD.com

Oil slump has complex effect on material for consumer products
RSC.org

Palm oil exports dip to low as Indonesian reserves dip low due to El Nino effects
Bloomberg.com, Bloomberg.com

Eyeshadow sales down in Australia
RoyMorgan.com

Silicone oil to achieve a compound annual growth rate of 4.85% through 2020
PRNewswire.com

Harris Poll finds 3/10 Americans have a tattoo
PRNewswire.com

Social media will help color cosmetics market achieve a compound annual growth rate of 5% through 2019
BusinessWire.com

“Are small-batch cosmetics safer?”
TheGuardian.com

Research and Technology

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Study links air pollution and dark spots on the skin
JIDOnline.org

New company Poetis successfully prints 3D human skin, hopes to have market tests ready by next year
LExpress.fr

Researcher at Cal State Fullerton to research women, makeup and its social effects
OCRegister.com

Researchers from Spain successfully boost aromatic compounds produced by strawberries
FreshPlaza.com

Study examines link between knee wrinkles and facial wrinkles
Wiley.com

Japanese scientists patent a new red pigment
FreePatentsOnline.com

Researchers successfully 3D print human organs and implant them in animals
Vice.com

Study finds plastic microbeads in New York city waters
ABCNews

Asia

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China buys almost half of the world’s luxury goods according to new report
IndiaTVNews.com

“11 beauty tips I learned in South Korea”
Yahoo.com

New cosmetic launches from Hera, Skinfood, Pore Fit, and more!
Kinseng.org

New skincare launches from CosRX, Lagom, It’s Skin, and more!
Kinseng.org

At-home beauty device sales soar in South Korea, as consumers become more time-pressed
KoreaHerald.com

Cheap dupes of popular cosmetics growing in popularity in South Korea
KoreaHerald.com

Traditional South Korean herbal cosmetic brands popular at duty-free shops
KoreaTimes.co.kr

Two Thai products found to contain prescription steroids
Irrawaddy.com

Japan’s duty free shop in Ginza gaining popularity
TheStar.com

Sales surge in South China island, Hainan, after laxing of duty-free shopping limits
ShanghaiDaily.com

An interview with a Hong Kong distributor of AmorePacific
SCMP.com

North Korea focusing on exporting its beer and cosmetics
JKNUS.com

South Korean show “Infinite Challenge” crowns the ugliest celebrity
JKNUS.com

South Korean shares jump 1.4 percent on recovery hopes
YonhapNews.co.kr

South Korean shares drop on growing tensions with North Korea and global currency exchanges
Yonhapnews.co.kr, KoreaTimes.co.kr

Cosmetics seized at Thai airport show up on online shop
Coconuts.co

Excerpts from Shiseido exec Tanemasa Nagano on “what women want from cosmetics” presentation at Cosme Tokyo event

South Korea to back firms entering Iranian market
KoreaTimes.co.kr

Survey reveals the most popular Hallyu content
MB.com.ph

Hana Tour partially opens SM Duty Free shop in Insa-Dong, Seoul
KoreaJoongangDaily

Western companies want in on the South Korean beauty industry
YonhapNews.co.kr

Kolmar Korea posts 1 trillion Won revenue for 2015
KoreaHerald.com, Pulsenews.co.kr

AmorePacific launches HappyBath commercial focusing on the importance of touch
RocketNews24.com

Johnson & Johnson gives online Asia media campaign to DDB Group Hong Kong
CampaignBriefAsia.com

Indian CEO of Sephora hopeful for its future as the company opens its first store in Mumbai
BBC.com

Corporate

Polykon manufacturing opens $60 million USD plant in Virginia
Richmond.com

Givaudan joins MassChallenge Startup Accelerator in Switzerland
Givaudan.com

Cos Bar hires Net-a-Porter’s David Olsen as CEO
WWD.com – Paywall

Interesting Reads

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“Urban Outfitters: Niche beauty for an edgy market”
WWD.com

100 Years of Beauty: Egypt
Youtube.com

The average American’s monthly budget after college
Time.com

Donations flood for homeless woman and dog after she foils robbery at Lush store
ITV.com

“Why use blotting papers when you can use rolling papers instead?”
StyleCaster.com

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