#BeautyRecap: January 25th, 2017

Retail

Sephora and Urban Decay catch controversy due to the AfterDark palette’s “Druggie” shade
HeatSt.com

A look at The Body Shop’s new green innovation lab
GreenBiz.com

Real Techniques by Sam and Nic launch new brushes based on consumer feedback
PRNewswire.com

A preview of Too Faced’s Melted Matte Lipsticks and Unicorn makeup
TeenVogue.com

Skincare tool from Dermalogica and BreezoMeter shares local air pollution levels in real-time
Forbes.com

Jaclyn Hill shares sneak preview of her new Morphe collaboration
Glamour.com

Rocky Mountain Soap Company has Has $11 Million in annual sales while putting the environment first
Forbes.com

Makeup artists Diane Kendal, James Kaliardos, and Kabuki collaborate with MAC Cosmetics
Refinery29.com

The coolest beauty products and tools to come out of Los Angeles this year
Refinery29.com

ZO Skin Health launches Rozatrol, a one-step rosacea product
WWD.com

Businesses like salons and barbers can now apply for liquor licenses in British Columbia
TheGlobeandMail.com

Storybook Cosmetics to launch official Hunger Games collaboration this Summer
Allure.com

A review of Stila’s Glitterati Lip Top Coats
Refinery29.com

LUSH launches new Valentine’s Day campaign showing more than a white male and white female couple
Bustle.com

L’Oreal and Founders Factory unveil their chosen five beauty startups
Forbes.com

A review of Drunk Elephant’s skincare range
NYMag.com

Birchbox to open second store in Paris
Yahoo.com

Smashbox to open a store in Birmingham, England
BirminghamMail.co.uk

A review of Storybook Cosmetics’ Harry Potter brushes
Popsugar.com

Scentinvent launches Linger, a fragrance primer
PRNewswire.com

These three women from Facebook and Bloomberg left to start Oars + Alps, a male skincare line
CNBC.com

Dove launches DermaCare Scalp range for dandruff prevention
PRNewswire.com

Bluemercury store to open in Tulsa
TulsaWorld.com

Repechage appeals for “help” in “dupe” product retailed by Glow Recipe. Does not file lawsuit
Facebook.com, WWD.com

Skin Laundry launches at Sephora
PRNewswire.com

Dr. David Colbert to launch second skincare brand NYDG
WWD.com

A look inside the Glamour Beauty Festival 2017 goodie bag
GlamourMagazine.co.uk

Chicago man named Wahl ‘Man of the Year’
PRNewswire.com

Bite Beauty opens custom lipstick Lip Labs in California
Persian.moda

A review of Indie Lee’s Blemish Lotion
TeenVogue.com

Ulta Beauty to open store in Bellevue, Tennessee
Tennessean.com

Celebrities and Interviews

Melania Trump’s makeup look for the inauguration
USMagazine.com

Angelina Jolie becomes new face of Guerlain fragrance
HarpersBazaar.com

An interview with Holly Siegel Sephora’s editorial director and the beauty products she uses
WellandGood.com

Hailey Baldwin uses Dr. Sturm MC1 Blood Moisturizer
TeenVogue.com

Iris Law by Jude Law signed as new face of Burberry Beauty
VanityFair.com

An interview with Alicia Keys on makeup, motherhood, and her music
Allure.com

“Why Manny Gutierrez & James Charles’ Generation Beauty appearance is as important as it is awesome”
Bustle.com

Hari Nef debuts as L’Oreal Paris’ first transgender model
Allure.com

Kylie Jenner to open pop-up shop in New York City
Bustle.com

An interview with Bobbi Brown, post-Estee Lauder. She plans to renovate her hotel and may launch a future beauty line
LATimes.com

An interview with spa expert Abi Wright on her views on the industry
Forbes.com

Celebrity perfume sales dropped 22% according to the NDP Group
RetailTimes.co.uk

Wynn Hotel (owned by Steven Wynn, friend of Donald Trump) stops selling Tom Ford products after the designer refused to dress Melani Trump
Racked.com, Refinery29.com

An interview with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on “Why you can be a feminist and love makeup”
Allure.com

Kylie Jenner shares images from makeup artist Vlada Haggerty, after claims she copied them for her branding
TheFashionLaw.com, HarpesBazaar.com

Laser hair removal is Teyana Taylor’s skincare secret
Self.com

Kardashian sisters lose arbitration against Kroma
Law.com

An interview with Maria Hatzistefanis, founder of Rodial
Forbes – Cached

An interview with Jon Hamm about grooming, his hair, and makeup
Glamour.com

An interview with Erin Maynard co-founder of Storybook Cosmetics
Bustle.com

An interview with Dr. Kidd, Kendall Jenner’s dermatologist
HelloMagazine.com

Daughter of Napoleon Perdis, Lianna Perdis, launches her own skincare range
DailyTelegraph.com.au

An interview with Instagrammer Georgie Aldous and his push to have more men included in makeup ads
Mic.com

Beauty Pie founder Marcia Kilgore: “I’m liberating women – we’re finally taking the power back”
Standard.co.uk

An interview with Surfer Stephanie Gilmore on fashion and beauty
HeraldSun.com.au

“Meet the entrepreneurs who are breaking beauty boundaries”
HelloMagazine.com

Nigerian actress Angela Okorie slams men who wear cosmetics
News24.com.ng

Asia

Korea’s nationwide Grand Sale starts on January 20th to February 28th, 2017
KoreaGrandSale.co.kr.com

EXO shares is beauty secrets at a Nature Republic event
KoreaTimes.co.kr

LG H&H to launch customized cosmetics brand ReMede by CNP with first store in Seoul
PulseNews.co.kr

New K-Beauty retailer Ulzzang launched by Anna Wang and her business partner, Dookyo Chung joins the fray
Refinery29.uk

China ups THAAD retaliation against Korean products
KoreaTimes.co.kr

A preview of Japan’s Creer Beauty Sailor Moon palette
Refinery29.com

Sovo, a Korean shoemaking brand, branches out into skincare with Nuca Beauty
Wallpaper.com

Hair volume reducing products popular among Asian men, discovers Mintel
Mintel.com

Korean University and Seoul National University professors develop “skin avatar” that could replace animal and clinical testing
Donga.com

A tour of K-Beauty in Los Angeles’ Korea Town
Refinery29.com

China’s Jala Group 3D prints skin to test cosmetics for the Asian market
#Ders.org

Shiseido acquires MatchCo, a startup app that scans your skin and makes a custom foundation
Fortune.com

Shiseido appoints Kentaro Fujiwara to President of Shiseido China
ShiseidoGroup.com

SK Telecom and AmorePacific partner to develop IoT processes to encourage new product developments
BusinessKorea.co.kr

Cosme Tokyo 2017 convention opens its doors
KyodoNews.jp

Amorepacific opens Research & Innovation Laboratory in Singapore
AmorePacific.com

“Anti-Korean sentiment worsening in China”
HuffingtonPost.com

Target to begin selling K-Beauty products in collaboration with Peach & Lily
Target.com

Cosmetics sales surge as Korean duty free market rockets +33.5% to $10.5 billion USD
MoodieDavittReport.com

AmorePacific plans to expand stores in South Asia
Pulsenews.co.kr

Korean shopkeepers favouring Chinese student employees due to Chinese tourism
Chosun.com

Hindustan Unilever says India’s note ban effect fading
DNAIndia.com

Ramdev faces a test in economics: Patanjali nears inflection point
IndiaTimes.com

Market

“Behind the business of beauty dupes”
BusinessofFashion.com

“Millennials are tapping into mysticism and ancient wisdom, a trend now being seen in beauty products”
WWD.com

“Sephora’s brand balancing act”
Pymnts.com

E-Ink partners with Texen to bring e-ink to cosmetic packaging
GoodEReader.com

UK’s Debenhams department store sales boosted by beauty sales
Telegraph.co.uk

This year’s hot hair colour is ‘Blorange’
Popsugar.co.uk

Nordstrom’s national beauty director explains its naturals expansion
Forbes.com

Inside Vice’s fashion and beauty strategy
BusinessofFashion.com

P&G revitalises Olay, Herbal Essences, Head & Shoulders, and Pantene after COTY deal
WWD.com

Unilever’s Dove defends its self-empowerment campaigns inside schools, “Not about selling product”
MarketingWeek.com

Outreach

L’Oreal’s NYX Cosmetics “instructed retail employees to collect unnecessary personal information from First Nations customers who pay with a status card” in Canada
Buzzfeed.com

Researchers in Madrid create 3D skin printer
UC3M.es

New technique IDs micropollutants in New York waterways
Cornell.edu

Swiss ban on animal-tested cosmetics enters into force
ChemicalWatch.com

Unilever commits to 100% recyclable plastic packaging by 2025
Unilever.com

UK charity Give and Makeup seeks cosmetics donations for domestic abuse survivors
ElleUJ.com

Use of dried elephant skin used to treat eczema threatening Myanmar’s elephants
MmTimes.com

Olay and 23andMe release finding, “Women who wore sunscreen were more likely to be exceptional skin agers”
Businesswire.com

Consumers launch class-action lawsuit against Sunday Riley’s Bionic product for “drug-like claims”
TopClassActions.com, TruthinAdvertising.org – PDF, Racked.com

Lush to host ethical-themed event in East London in February
EventMagazaine.co.uk

P&G’s Head & Shoulders launches recyclable shampoo bottle
PG.com

Scottish politicians complain about the length of The Body Shop’s receipts
TheTimes.co.uk

Burt’s Bees uproots and transports its founder’s Maine cabin to North Carolina then turns it into a museum to honour his ethos of living off the grid
PRNewswire.com

Hawaiian state senate propose laws to ban the sale and use of oxybenzone, to help protect coral reefs
CivilBeat.org

Physician’s Formula lawsuit settled with $5.6 million USD for investors
Law360.com

USDA seeks public input on proposed a new organic industry-funded research and promotion program
USDA.gov

Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety says preservative poly-aminopropyl biguanide is safe for use at a concentration of 0.1%
ChemicalWatch.com

Kylie Jenner raised $500 000 USD through sales of her charity lip kit
Inquisitr.com

P&G aims for zero (<0.5%) waste to landfill manufacturing by 2020
PG.com

Corporate

Revlon aims for $5 billion USD in sales with revitalised brands
Bloomberg.com

Social-retailer Modere announces agreement to acquire nutraceutical producer Jusuru International
PRNewswire.com

James Murphy sells Viviscal hair restoration brand to Church & Dwight for around €150 million
IrishTimes.com

Camille McDonald, president of brand merchandising at Bath & Body Works, to retire
WWD.com

Vermont cosmetic manufacturer Autumn Harp receives Vermont Economic Development Authority funding
VermontBiz.com

J&J opens Life Science Research Incubator in NYC
CommercialObserver.com

Rituals tops list of fastest growing Dutch companies
DutchNews.nl

IMAGE Skincare files lawsuit against unauthorised online retailers
PRNewswire.com

Avon to webcast 4th quarter earnings on February 16th, 2017
PRNewswire.com

Nu Skin to announce 4th quarter and 2016 results on February 16th, 2017
PRNewswire.com

HLD Group and Didier Tabary acquire Le Couvent des Minimes from L’Occitane
GroupeHLD.com

Interesting Reads

Canadian cosmetic surgeon wins $20.6 million CAD jackpot and retires
CBC.ca

Dr. Amy Alderman performed live breast augmentation surgery at the Breast Surgery Symposium in Atlanta
PRNewswire.com

“My mom’s skincare secrets made me the man I am today” by David Yi
Refinery29.com

“How to treat dry skin when you’re breaking out, according to experts”
Bustle.com

A look at Central Asian “Gypsies” who sell their hair to China
NationalGeographic.org

“My skin stole my happiness” by Patricia on her chronic acne
Seventeen.com

“Not waiting for your products to dry before smearing them on a pillow may be ruining your skin” – Nay, your life and the world.
StyleCaster.com

“Do exfoliating scrubs do your skin more harm than good? – There is no scientific evidence of irreversible, long-term damage.”
SMH.com.au

“Why you actually do not want to wear BB cream — ever again!” It’s pale and cakey
Popsugar.com

Historical beauty tricks; Like using soot as eyeliner and petroleum jelly to thicken eyelashes
Bustle.com

“How ‘alt-beauty’ became the hottest trend in men’s fashion”
TheGuardian.com

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