#BeautyRecap: February 27th, 2018

Products and Reviews

Fenty Beauty launches Dirty Thirty limited-edition highlighter for Rihanna’s birthday
Allure.com, Elle.com

Urban Decay launches Pink Backtalk palette

A review of the Differin Daily Deep Cleanser

MAC Hint of Color Lip Oil now available in the US

A look at the MAC and Nicopanda collaboration

Kylie Cosmetics announces the Eye of the Storm eyeshadow palette

Charlotte Tilbury talks about her new Hollywood Flawless Filter

Retail and Trends

Former Ulta Beauty employee says she felt pressured to resell used products

Inside Soko Glam: New York’s South Korean beauty brand pop-up

“Blue Mercury is Macy’s secret weapon”

Revlon announces partnership to produce fragrances for AllSaints

Weleda announces first brand campaign

Coty focuses on AI with growth accelerator competition

ColourPop now available at Ulta

Skincare and Beauty

A look at the PiQo4 laser for treating hyperpigmentation on most skintones

“What being a makeup artist in the porn industry is like”

Covergirl features Amy Deanna in their new campaign

Jackie Aina shares her beauty routine

Johnny Weir shows off his favourite South Korean brand skincare items

Makeup artist Antonio Bermudez shares his skin routine for acne

Tati Westbrook announces makeup line

Singer Lorde calls out annoying things people say to those with acne

An overview of Merkel cell carcinoma

Rachel Nussbaum on her experience with “slugging” or using Vaseline

Model Amy Pejkovic and her experience with blue light for acne therapy

An interview with Patrick Starrr on gaining confidence

Women with vitiligo share their experiences about representation

11 cleansing oils recommended by Glamour

10 face moisturizers recommended by Elle

Glamour’s selection of South Korean brand beauty products available at the drugstore

Asia and World

An economic look at why South Korean men are wearing makeup

South Korean beauty products remain a hot seller in China, even as missile row simmers

South Korean cosmetics brands lay foundation in Europe

Japan’s cosmetics exports hit fifth straight annual record


Glossier raises additional $52 million USD in funding

Research and Innovation

The “Dermatologist Recommended” label: Is it meaningful?

Isotretinoin therapy: A retrospective cohort analysis of completion rates and factors associated with non-adherence

Effect of platelet-rich plasma on scalp hair diameter
Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology

Antioxidant action and protective and reparative effects of lentinan on oxidative damage in HaCaT cells
Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology

Clinical evidence for washing and cleansers in acne vulgaris: A systematic review
Journal of Dermatological Treatment

The effect of skin surface topography and skin colouration cues on perception of male facial age, health, and attractiveness
International Journal of Cosmetic Science

Extracellular matrix regulation of fibroblast function: redefining our perspective on skin aging
Journal of Cell Communication and Signaling

Human skin in vivo has a higher skin barrier function than porcine skin ex vivo – comprehensive Raman microscopic study of the stratum corneum
Journal of Biophotonics

Randomized split‐face, controlled comparison of treatment with 1565‐nm nonablative fractional laser for enlarged facial pores
British Journal of Dermatology

Tanning addiction: Conceptualisation, assessment, and correlates
British Journal of Dermatology

Alternative test models for skin aging research
Experimental Dermatology

Bamboo salt suppresses skin inflammation in mice with 2, 4-dinitrofluorobenzene-induced atopic dermatitis
Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines

Exposure of human melanocytes to UVB twice and subsequent incubation leads to cellular senescence and senescence-associated pigmentation through the prolonged p53 expression
Journal of Dermatological Science

Effects of pregnancy on skin properties: A biomechanical approach
Skin Research and Technology

Topical glucose induces Claudin-1 and Filaggrin expression in a mouse model of atopic dermatitis and in keratinocyte culture, exerting anti-inflammatory effects by repairing skin barrier function
Acta Dermato-Venereologica

Decrease in diversity of Propionibacterium acnes phylotypes in patients with severe acne on the back
Acta Dermato-Venereologica

Antidepressants have anti-inflammatory effects that may be relevant to dermatology: A systematic review
Acta Dermato-Venereologica

Debunking the myth of wool allergy: Reviewing the evidence for immune and non-immune cutaneous reactions
Acta Dermato-Venereologica

Combined fractional treatment of acne scars involving non-ablative 1,550-nm erbium-glass laser and micro-needling radiofrequency: A 16-week prospective, randomized split-face study
Acta Dermato-Venereologica

Efficacy of a daily protective moisturizer with high UVB and UVA photoprotection in decreasing ultraviolet damage: Evaluation by reflectance confocal microscopy
Acta Dermato-Venereologica

Cathepsin D contributes to the accumulation of advanced glycation end products during photoaging
Journal of Dermatological Science

Impact of hand eczema on quality of life: metropolitan versus non ‐metropolitan areas
Contact Dermatitis

Dermal anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-aging effects of Compritol ATO-based Resveratrol colloidal carriers prepared using mixed surfactants
International Journal of Pharmaceutics

Topical delivery of L-theanine ameliorates TPA-induced acute skin inflammation via downregulating endothelial PECAM-1 and neutrophil infiltration and activation
Chemico Biological Interactions

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