#BeautyRecap: February 28th, 2017

Retail

Lauren Bowker develops heat-sensitive colour-changing hair dye
Elle.com, Dazed.com

Z Palette loses fans after bullying customers on social media
Allure.com

Z Palette CEO Zena Shteysel posts apology for bullying customers over her $85 USD hotplate
RedditUploads.com

Makeup Forever opening global flagship store on Lexington Ave. in New York
WWD.com

A review of the Meitu T8 Selfie Phone with built-in beautifying features
MobileMag.com

Benefit Hoola Bronzer launched in Lite shade and stick form
Allure.com

Colgate-Palmolive’s Tom’s of Maine launches body cleansing products
Yahoo.com

MAC senior artist Netta Szekely previews a Basic Bitch palette on Instagram
Glamour.com

How Australia’s Frank Body built a $20 Million USD global beauty brand on social media
Forbes.com

Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Skin Booster is the brands first serum
Allure.com

Another look at the MAC Roller Wheel liner, aka the Pizza Cutter liner
Allure.com

Lush Cosmetics launches hair care line based on Donald Trump’s pronunciation of ‘Yuge’
TeenVogue.com

A review of Juice Beauty’s Stem Cellular Exfoliating Peel Spray
Allure.com

The best new products for dry skin selected by Vanity Fair
VanityFair.com

The best beauty products available at Urban Outfitters selected by Teen Vogue
TeenVogue.com

HyVee to begin retailing clothing and cosmetics
FoodDive.com

ColourPop launches highlighter trio sets
Allure.com

A review of the Estée Edit Pore Vanishing Moisturizer
Allure.com

Kat Von D’s Studded Kiss Lipstick to be reformulated
Allure.com

Kylie Cosmetics to launch 6 highlighter shades
Elle.com

A look at Tarte’s Maneater Liquid Eyeliner
Allure.com

Farsali Unicorn Serum sold out at Sephora
Allure.com

Skin Inc. announces Beauty and the Beast serum
TeenVogue.com

Christian Louboutin launches eye makeup collection
Allure.com

A review of Maybelline’s The Falsies Push Up Angel Washable Mascara
TeenVogue.com

GlamGlow GlowStarter launches in two new shades
Allure.com

Aesop skincare opens pop-up spa in Paris, France
SCMP.com

Ole Henrikson repackages and reorganizes skincare line
Allure.com

An overview of Clary Collection skincare
Allure.com

Wet n Wild launches rose gold and lilac Wet n Wild Mega Glo Highlighting Powder shades
Allure.com

A review of various facial washes for acne
Allure.com

Glossier debuts Cloud Paint Blush on the Oscars red carpet
Bustle.com

KIKO Milani in talks to open Israeli store
Globes.co.il

GQ editors tested out nipple chafing creams for runners
GQ.com

A preview of the Anastasia Beverly Hills x Nicole Guerriero Glow Kit
Allure.com

Paula’s Choice launches RESIST Smoothing Primer Serum SPF 30
WorldPressOnline.com

Kohler might be selling mirrors with augmented reality features in the future
WWD.com

A list of the top-selling Amazon beauty products from Elle Australia
Elle.com.au

Bite Beauty launches Prismatic Pearl Crème Lip Gloss collection
TeenVogue.com

Lisa Frank and Makeup Dolls makeup fundraiser surpasses $30 000 USD goal
TeenVogue.com

Celebrities and Interviews

Kanye West quietly launching his makeup and grooming line Donda
Glamour.com, GQ.com, Elle.com, TeenVogue.com

Oscars 2017: How Janelle Monae, Naomie Harris, Karlie Kloss, Octavia Spencer, and others got ready
Elle.com

Oscars 2017: Drugstore products that celebrities used
Glamour.com

Oscars 2017: The best of red carpet beauty selected by Vanity Fair
VanityFair.com

Oscars 2017: Chrissy Teigen used Milk of Magnesia to cover up a burn wound
Allure.com

Oscars 2017: 22 of the best Oscar beauty looks of all time selected by Elle
Elle.com

Lisa Bonet and Kiersey Clemons star in fashion film for Chanel fragrance
Elle.com

Irana Shayk uses Mimi Luzon’s 24k gold face mask
Vogue.com

A short biography of Max Factor
JewishJournal.com

Interviews with Black makeup artists and hairstylists about their careers
TeenVogue.com

A beauty writer got Chrissy Teigen’s Oscar facial
Refinery29.com

Dr. Harold Lancer honoured with the Beauty Enhancement Award, at the 3rd Annual Hollywood Beauty Awards
PRNewswire.com

Gabby Douglas teams up with Beauty Bakerie to launch lipstick collection
HelloBeautiful.com

Interviews with 9 Black beauty business owners
TeenVogue.com

Kylie Jenner gives a tour of her office/mansion on Snapchat
MTV.co.uk – Archive

Shailene Woodley’s beauty secrets involve eating clay
Allure.com

Kylie Jenner teams up with Fiji Water in giveaway
TeenVogue.com

An interview with Drunk Elephant founder Tiffany Masterson
WMagazine.com

An interview with makeup artist Rachel Goodwin about her new role at Nars cosmetics
Allure.com

Bella Thorne snaps her peeling skin after a chemical peel
TeenVogue.com

Asia

Japan’s @cosme ready to spread across Asia, first stores in Taiwan and Hong Kong
Nikkei.com

South Korean credit card spending on cosmetics and clothing drops
YonhapNews.co.kr

Exports of South Korean cosmetics increased 10-fold in 7 years
KoreaBizwire.com

The 7 most popular South Korean beauty products in the US according to Soompi
Soompi.com

Glow Recipe to open pop-up shop in downtown Manhattan
GlowRecipe.com

Shu Uemura and Ambush collaborate on capsule makeup collection
Numero.jp, WWD.com

Average life expectancy for South Korean women expected to reach past 90
Time.com

10 South Korean skincare mistakes to avoid
TheFashionSpot.com

Free trade agreements fuel cosmetics market in Vietnam
VietnamNet.vn

Fake cosmetics still flooding Vietnamese market
VietnamNet.vn

Malaysia emerging as a top user of Japanese cosmetics
BangkokPost.com

A trip through 3,000 years of beauty enhancement in China
GBTimes.com

Barneys partners with Peach & Lily on mask bar
WWD.com

Shiseido to adopt English as its official language of business
GlobalCosmeticsNews.com

Shiseido has a digital academy to make sure its employees are using the same lingo
WWD.com

Market and Trends

Google unmasks 2017 beauty trends
ThinkwithGoogle.com

Beauty brands are outnumbered by vloggers in beauty category searches by 14 to 1
WWD.com

NYX avoids traditional advertising to help the brand maintain its niche feel
WWD.com

Smashbox, “Inviting influencers to promote your brand is a balance between their voice and your brand’s”
WWD.com

“Video is the future of social media advertising”, says Pixability’s Theresa Moore
WWD.com

Makeup Geek credits rapid growth to social media
WWD.com

“‘Witchy’ culture is taking over the beauty world”
TeenVogue.com

2017’s most Google’d beauty trend was masking
Allure.com

How to pull off yellow eyeshadow
Allure.com

“Boys wearing makeup is more than trend”
TeenVogue.com

UK survey finds people have a hard time identifying UK brands
SmallBusiness.co.uk

Beauty industry professionals form coalition to reform industry standards and licensing requirements
PRNewswire.com

“Personalization is key” says Laura Geller’s Mila Mendez
WWD.com

Outreach

Cruelty Free International calls on United Nations for a global ban on animal testing for cosmetics
PRNewswire.com

L’Oreal becomes founding member of the Responsible Mica Initiative
LOreal.com

The mica found in your highlighter may have been mined by hand, by child labourers
TeenVogue.com

UN launches global campaign to eliminate ocean microplastics UN.org

Better Business Bureau warns Ontarians of scam involving Lux Style International
LFPress.com

South Florida woman who posed as a plastic surgeon for over 2 years sentenced to jail
CBS12.com

Helen Mirren, The Prince’s Trust, and L’Oreal Paris UK team up for campaign offering confidence training scholarships
Elle.com

Class-action lawsuit alleges that L’Oreal keratin based products do not contain keratin
Law360.com

Moroccanoil and Zotos International reach settlement in trademark dispute
PRNewswire.com

Corporate

Inside the strict office culture of Aussie skincare company Aesop
TheNewDaily.com.au

InnovaDerma acquires men’s skincare brands Stevie K and Charles + Lee
LSE.co.uk

Interesting Reads

Cracking the case of counterfeit makeup
Bloomberg.com

Black women talk about the bias they face from styling their hair naturally
TeenVogue.com

A retrospective of the late Ren Hang’s work
WMagazine.com

Father of teen who died in a car crash upset that cosmetics company used her name as a shade of lipstick
TheSun.co.uk

A beauty editor tries Russian, Indian, South Korean, French, and Kenyan skincare routines
Allure.com

“How to tell if you have sensitive skin or skin barrier damage”
TeenVogue.com

Stem cell treatment may lead to treatment for thinning hair
WMagazine.com

“Do we really need to use an eye cream?” Different people have different opinions
Elle.com.au

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