#BeautyRecap: February 2nd, 2016

Retail

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EOS class-action lawsuit reportedly settled for undisclosed sum, new packaging will include instructions on how to use balm
Today.com,
ConsumerAffairs.com, LegalNewsline.com

Clarisonic launches smaller, more portable Clarisonic
PRNewswire.com

Rosie Huntington-Whitley expands her Rosie for Autograph line at Marks and Spencers with cosmetics
Vogue.co.uk

Younique launches in France
PRNewswire.com

Saks Fifth Avenue to offer free beauty treatments and massages
LuxuryDaily.com

Latest update to Sephora to Go app lets you try on lipsticks
MobileCommerceDaily.com

New subscription box LOLI lets customers blend their own beauty treatments
Observer.com

Refinery29’s best beauty brands from Indie Beauty Expo
Refinery29.com

Love Goodly box to take on Sephora by being a “Green Sephora”
Forbes.com

Marc Jacobs Beauty available in the UK, at Harrods
Vogue.co.uk

Alexander Wang wins back his trademark for cosmetics and beauty, could a cosmetics line be on the way?
Vogue.co.uk

Bluemercury opens store in Houston, Texas
CultureMap.com

Clinique launches Pep-Start Eye Cream with sunrise party in London
GettyImages.ca

The local (New York) indie brands cashing in on the hippy movement
Racked.com

Revlon launches #CHOOSELOVE campaign with Olivia Wilde, Halle Berry, and Alejandra Espinoza
Yahoo.com

IT Cosmetics wins award for most in-store sales growth
PRNewswire.com

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is the new face of L’Oreal’s mascara False Lash Sculpt
Standard.co.uk

A peak inside gift bags given at the SAG awards
PRNewswire.com

Asia

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Cold weather causes cosmetics in China to freeze, sparking online discussion
AsiaOne.com

New skincare launches from Dr. Jart, Nature Republic, Re:NK, PureHeals, and more!
Kinseng.org

New makeup launches from Etude House, 3 Concept, Lapcos, Aritaum, and more!
Kinseng.org

Shiseido research finds Japanese Cedar pollen impairs skin barrier
JapanTimes.co.jp

South Korea creates 150 billion Won fund to help healthcare and cosmetic firms expand abroad
KoreaTimes.co.kr

Skin Garden, a Korean beauty store in Japan, will be offering Valentine’s Day sales
BusinessWire.com

L’Oreal’s Urban Decay launches online stores in South Korea and Hong Kong
MarketWired.com

A calls grow for South Korean duty-free relicensing policy, as Lotte Duty Free World Tower and WalkerHill Duty Free licenses are not renewed
MoodieReport.com

East China Fair in Shanghai adds a lifestyle area with beauty products
ChinaDaily.com.cn

The key ingredient to South Korea’s skin care success
BBC.com

MakeUp in Seoul tradeshow opens on April 6th to 7th, expands with 20% more exhibitors this year
MakeUp-in.com

New Japan Duty Free Ginza shopping centers opens
DFNIOnline.com

Qu Puteh to replace banned mercury-laced products with new ones
TheRakyaPost.com

LG Home and Household to target China with high end products
BusinessKorea.co.kr

South Korean cosmetic makers are battling Chinese knock-offs
YonhapNews.co.kr

North Korea still working on its world class cosmetic brand Unhasu. Kim Jong Un says the waterproof mascara is too smudgy and needs work
UPI.com

Hallyu marketing makes waves in China. Boom still nascent in Western provinces of China compared to Beijing and Shanghai’s more mature market
KoreaHerald.com

Givaudan to open new fragrance manufacturing plant in China
PRNewswire.com

Lawyer helps South Korean and Iran keep trade ties during sanctions
KoreaTimes.co.kr

Editorial: Regulations are stifling creative businesses in South Korea
KoreaHerald.com

Shiseido sets record stock jump as it gains from Chinese tourists
Bloonmberg.com

Japanese duty-free stores “wage war” for Chinese tourism dollars
JapanTimes.co.jp

AmorePacific’s 4th quarter earnings jump 77.6 percent year-on-year
YonhapNews.co.kr

Japan’s Botanist hair care line debuts in Hong Kong
PRNewswire.com

Shiseido lifts its profit and retail sales forecasts, citing lower tax expenses, enhanced cost efficiency
WWD.com – Paywall

“The yoga guru making Colgate sweat”
Bloomberg.com

Katrina Kaif launches La Vie En Rose collection for L’Oreal in Mumbai
IndiaTimes.com

Market and Trends

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What American and Chinese selfies tell us about global beauty standards
Mic.com

Influencer marketing budgets expected to increase 60% from fashion and beauty companies
RealWire.com

UK survey finds people spending about 4 hours a week on personal grooming
PRNewswire.com

Pantone’s Color of 2016 may mean more watercolour inspired packaging
Mintel.com

Rainbow freckles, a new trend?
SoFeminine.co.uk

Sales of brow products account for 25% of the market in Liverpool, UK
LiverpoolEcho.co.uk

¼ of men in Mintel study say men are just as sexualized as women in advertisements
Mintel.com

Google and L’Oreal team up to study how direct vs tutorial advertisements compare
ThinkWithGoogle.com

Redefining Aging: A market report from ReportLinker
PRNewswire.com

Lipstick market to grow with CAGR of 3.76% during 2015-2019 period
PRNewswire.com

Research and Technology

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3 600 year old cosmetic sticks made from cow hearts found in China
Nature.com

Researchers develop model to help guide further study on in vitro cell toxicity tests
Nature.com

Food additive, annato, found to prevent cancer cells in mice
UPI.com

Dutch Ministry of Health propose computer modelling tool to estimate nanocosmetic impact
RIVM.nl

Croda launches skin smoothing Provelis, a protein hydrolysate
CosmeticsBusiness.com

Study examines link between ethnic hair care products and breast cancer rates, further research required
CosmeticsandToiletries.com

Sustainability and Outreach

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Llamasqua launches #SmearforSmear campaign to raise awareness of cervical cancer
Llamasqua.com

UK Advertising Standards Authority goes after Guthy Renker’s ProActiv product. Alleges difference in UK and US products (dismissed) and subscription contract (upheld)
ASA.org.uk

FDA issues warning on bentonite clay produced by Alikay Natural due to lead poisoning risk
FDA.gov, Alikay Natural’s Response

FDA issues warning on Crema Piel De Seda produced by Viansilk due to mercury poisoning risk
FDA.gov

The Body Shop teams up with Newlight to develop carbon-negative plastic packaging
Newlight.com

Ingested microplastics found in study to reduce fertility of Pacific oysters
Discovery.com

SC Johnson releases 2015 sustainability report
SCJohnson.com

Corporate

Unilever and Intersuchel partner on $35 million USD Cuban personal care factory
Unilever.com

Coty and Tiffany Co. ink new fragrance deal
StreetInsider.com

Coty closes North Hollywood OPI factory and relocates to North Carolina
LATimes.com

Galderma expansion project to receive public funding from Quebec, Canada
MontrealGazette.com

Croda to open bio-ethanol plant in Delaware, USA
DelawareOnline.com

‘Made in France’ cosmetics hoping to penetrate the Iranian market
GlobalPost.com

Estee Lauder promotes Stephane de la Faverie to global brand president, Origins and Darphin…Beth DiNardo to global brand president, Smashbox… and Daniel Rachmanis has been appointed president, Latin America
WWD.com – Paywall

Can Estee Edit drive growth for Estee Lauder?
Trefis.com

Birchbox cuts 15% of its staff, amid start-up belt tightening
Bloomberg.com

Lush to open new factory in Dusseldorf, Germany. Production rose 50% last year
BournemouthEcho.co.uk

Renaud de Lesquen said to succeed Pamela Baxter at Dior
WWD.com – Paywall

Finance

Colgate releases 4th quarter and 2015 earning results
Colgate.com

Weekly financial update and analysis on L’Oreal and Estee Lauder
Trefis.com

Shares of ULTA rally 0.8%
AnalystRatingReports.com

Nu skin to report 4th quarter and 2015 earning results on February 11th
PRNewswire.com

Univar to report 4th quarter and 2015 earning results on February 24th
Univar.com

Interesting Reads

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Beth Ditto, “Makeup is the heart of feminism, and no such thing as ugly.”
Vogue.com

Parlux fragrances sues Jay-Z over poor performance and for keeping a promotional gold cologne bottle
WWD.com

The Sun sends 15 year olds to plastic surgery clinics to see which ones will perform procedures
TheSun.co.uk

Nude colour recommendations for a darker complexion
QueensJournal.ca

“I didn’t wear makeup for 2 weeks and this is what happened.”
Bustle.com

Australian customers allege that Banana Boat didn’t protect them from sunburn
Dailymail.co.uk

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