#BeautyRecap: January 26th, 2016

Retail

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Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Spring Collection announced
PRNewswire.com

How Colourpop became the most popular and mysterious brand online
Fashionista.com

Paula’s Choice launches new line for sensitive skin
PRNewswire.com

A preview of the upcoming Chris Chang of Poesia for MAC collection
Popsugar.com, TheGloss.com, Refinery29.com

Estee Lauder launches the Estee Edit, a line targeted to Millennials
WWD.com, Refinery29.com

Drew Barrymore talks about growing her Flower Beauty brand at Walmart, and her plans for the future
WWD.com

Grace Coddington steps down as creative director of Us Vogue, collaborates with Comme de Garcons on fragrance
BusinessofFashion.com

Bloomingdale’s to open a store in Kuwait in 2017
MacysInc.com

Yves Saint Laurent launches new colour correcting primers and pens
Popsugar.com

La Prairie to launch a $525 illuminating serum with gold
HollywoodReporter.com

Dove teams up with Dr. Alicia Barba, dermatologist, to promote its underarm products
PRNewswire.com

Sally Beauty opens its 5000th location
PRNewswire.com

Lush teams up with art gallery to create exhibit in its Oxford Street store in London
EventMagazine.co.uk

Pierre Fabre launches Avene in Kenya
Tne-Star.co.ke

Space NK opens new store in Nolita, New York, and moves into Canada with Nordstrom
WWD.com – Paywall

Joe Fresh Beauty makes debut at Shoppers’ Drug Mart in Canada
Newswire.ca

Beauty.com announces Sage Bag, gifted with purchases over $99
PRNewswire.com

NYX brings Instagram into its stores
Digiday.com

Zendaya is the newest face of CoverGirl
Refinery29.com

Crystal Renn tapped as new Redken spokesperson
HarpersBazaar.com

“From Head To Toe” blogger Jen Chae takes over the Shiseido Snapchat account
LuxuryDaily.com

MAC launches new Flaming Park makeup collection in various shades of pink
TheGloss.com

Ariana Grande launches gender-neutral fragrance named after her brother, Frankie
PRNewsWire.com, Inquirer.net

Walpole reveals Brands of Tomorrow 2016. Two cosmetic companies will receive luxury brand mentorship
TheWalpole.co.uk

Zest launches new Fruitboost cleansers and body scrubs
PRNewswire.com

Marc Jacobs launches new Velvet Noi mascara with Winona Ryder at the Hotel Walcott in New York
WWD.com

CandyLipz, the suction based lip plumper, launches a mini version of its tool
PRNewswire.com

Dove Men+Care launches new campaign showing the “caring side of athletes”
PRNewswire.com

Market and Trends

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Is “mix-it-yourself” the next big beauty trend?
CosmeticsBusiness.com – Paywall

The “Pink Tax” is in the UK too, women found to be charged 37% higher for high street goods
Fortune.com, TheTimes.co.uk – Paywall

Inside Etsy: Why handmade beauty items are going mainstream
CosmeticsBusiness.com – Paywall

“Beards boom, and so do businesses catering to them”
CNBC.com

Fermented, and waterless skin care products predicted to be new trends by the Innovation Group
ProfessionalBeauty.co.uk

US beauty and cosmetics market predicted to exceed $62 billion USD in 2016
PRNewswire.com

Global scar treatment market expected to grow about 10% annually until 2020
PRNewswire.com

Global wet shave , and shaving lotion market predicted to grow about 7% annually until 2019-2020
PRNewswire.com, PRNewswire.com

Titanium dioxide market to reach $31 billion USD by 2022
PRNewswire.com

Can the unregulated permanent cosmetic tattoo enhance the beauty industry?
CosmeticsBusiness.com

“Why the brands as publishers trend is utter nonsense”
eConsultancy.com

Asia

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Cut.com debuts video showing 100 years of Korean beauty
Youtube.com

Meet the South Korean beauty importers: Insider Beauty, Peach & Lily, and Soko Glam
VanityFair.com

G-Dragon and TaeYang of Big Bang invest in their agency’s other businesses, including cosmetic brand Moonshot
KoreaHerald.com

Block B intends to sue LG’s Beyond brand for allegedly using a band member’s name without permission on their product Zico Tint
KPopStarz.com

New makeup launches from Yadah x Sonyunara, Son & Park, Clio, A’pieu, BRTC, and more
Kinseng.org

New skincare launches from Missha, Laneige, BRTC, MAXCLINIC, Senite, and more
Kinseng.org

South Korea to speed up approval of biologic drugs and to ease restrictions on cosmetic manufacturing
KoreaHerald.com

LVMH launches its French-Chinese brand, Cha Ling, inspired by Pu’er tea in Hong Kong with plans to expand to Shanghai
FashionMag.com – French

Technological beauty gadgets feature at South Korean beauty counters
KoreaHerald.com

Next-generation South Korean beauty brands like 3CE and Chosungah22 are popular with young customers
DFNIOnline.com

Companies in Japan are expanding support for LGBT employees, Lush Japan provides parental leave for same-sex partners
JapanTimes.co.jp

Aegyo sal trend reaches the UK, where women are getting filler injections to achieve the look
TheSun.co.uk

Seoul Secret issues apology for its whitening advertisement
Coconuts.co

Thai inquiry finds over 3000 illegal cosmetic advertisements, and creates over $2.4 million USD in fines
TaipeiTimes.com

“China’s organic food boom driven by personal rather than environmental concerns”
SCMP.com

Shiseido develops grass-roots marketing program in Bangladesh
Nikkei.com

South Korea’s cosmetic exports to China reach a record high
YonhapNews.co.kr

Brunei bans two Qu Puteh products after contamination reports
TheStar.com.my

Korean dermatology and cosmetic surgery clinic, Oracle, opens in the Philippines
MB.com

Kanebo reaches 13 000 people in Japan it has reached settlements with, after consumers experienced white, vitiligo-like, spots on their skin. The culprit is believed to be rhododenol
Kanebo.com – PDF, Kao.co.jp

Shiseido develops Omotenashi sound designed to compliment skin care routines
ShiseidoGroup.com

5 things to know about China’s luxury market
e27.co

How new advertising laws in China may affect the beauty business
CosmeticsBusiness.com

Makers of Malaysian cosmetic that was recalled for mercury contamination claims it was sabotage
TheStar.com.my

Estee Lauder reduces email bounce rate from 14% to 1% in Malaysia
eConsultancy.com

Watchdog group EcoWaste calls for paraben ban in Philippines
EcoWasteCoalition

Asian markets driving growth in global packaging market
SmithersPira.com

Hindustan Unilever to return cash as growth hits a 10 year low
Bloomberg.com

Sustainability and Outreach

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Virginia, U.S. introduces bill to ban animal testing for cosmetics
Care2.com

New Zealand decision to ban plastic micobeads to come after inquiry by Environment Inquiry next month
Stuff.co.nz

Sweden and Denmark officials move towards ban of plastic microbeads
ChemicalWatch.com

An interview with Dr. Chelsea Rochman about the impact of plastic in our oceans
Huffingtonpost.com

European Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety releases final opinion on use of methylisothiazolinone
CosmeticsandToiletries.com

Lush campaigns against animal hunting in British Columbia, Canada
24Hrs.ca

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces $12 million CAD fund for clean water research and technology
BetaKit.com

L’Oréal’s chief ethics officer Emmanuel Luli a award for innovation in corporate ethics from the Ethics & Compliance Initiative
AggloTV.com, WWD.com – Paywall

Givaudan hosts an event in Paris celebrating 10 years of ethical sourcing
Givaudan.com

BASF celebrates 10 years of its sustainable argan harvesting program in Morocco
BASF.com

Research and Technology

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Flavanoid phloretin may have anti-acne effects on the skin
Wiley.com

Research finds differences in lipids and water absorption in hair of different ethnicities
Wiley.com

Innoture launches 3D printed micro needle eye patches
3Ders.org

Sponsored research finds benefits from serum containing apple stem cells
Dermscan.com

Kerastem is enrolling males and females with early stage hairloss in New York and New Jersey for its Phase II clinical trial
PRNewswire.com

BASF and CYTOO collaborate on research for active ingredients for firmer skin
BASF.com

Patent: 3D skin model that provides methods of predicting immunogenicity and hypersensitivity or allergic or adverse immune reactions to potential therapeutic compounds, biologies, cosmetics and chemical sensitizers
FreePatentsOnline.com

AmorePacific’s Patent: Skullcap extract for skin whitening
FreePatentsOnline.com

BASF launches Neurobiox and Speci’Men at Cosmetagora 2016
BASF.com

Lipotec launches new ingredient that helps the skin resist pollutants and free radicals
CosmeticsBusiness.com

Checkpoint Systems announces RFID tags for the beauty and cosmetics industry
RFIDJournal.com

Finance

LatestinBeauty secures £500 000 investment to expand beauty box business
ThisIsMoney.co.uk

PZ Cussons shares dip as volatility increases in Africa
FT.com

French agribusiness and cosmetic firms moving into Nigeria
AsokoInsight.com

Ulta shares may benefit from closing of Macy’s stores
Investors.com

Clicks, which manages The Body Shop in South Africa, sees profit gains despite downturn in economy
BDlive.co.za

Avon stock jumps 13% after it announces it will cut costs by $350 million over the next 3 years and invest more in China
WWD.com – Paywall

Investors urge Ashland to halt spin-off and to sell off specialty arm
Reuters.com

Avon will webcast 4th quarter and 2015 earnings conference call
PRNewswire.com

Developments in the cosmetic arena: Estee Lauder, L’Oreal, and Avon
Trefis.com

Corporate

AptarGroup to acquire Mega Airless
BusinessWire.com

Azelis becomes personal care distributor for Gattefosse in Turkey
Azelis.com

Turkish soap maker Evyap moves its manufacturing to Malaysia
HurriyetDailynews.com

Graphic Packaging acquires Walter G. Anderson
PRNewswire.com

OlainFarm acquires SIA Kiwi Cosmetics
GlobeNewswire.com

Wacker expands its silicone manufacturing facility in Germany
European-Coatings.com

Lonza announces Dr. Jamie Hawkes as head of hair care technology
Lonza.com

Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa acquires CityMani
PRNewswire.com

StyleSeat acquires BeautyBooked
PRNewswire.com

Interesting Reads

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“I used men’s beauty products for a week, here’s what it did to my wallet and body”
Mic.com

How ModiFace, the digital beauty mirror app, works
TechCrunch.com

How drag queens and makeup inspired a woman with alopecia
Telegraph.co.uk

“The Syrian migrant who became a beauty industry powerhouse”
SBS.com.au

Ellie Goulding shares her beauty routine
NYTimes.com

“5 Latina beauty trends inspired by dulce de leche”
LatinosHealth.com

“Today investigates the natural makeup and skincare movement”
Today.com

“Demi Lovato shares her most awkward spa experience (and it’s not what you’d expect)”. It’s laser hair removal on her privates
People

“Skin bleaching is an insult to Africans”
SundayWorld.co.za

Woman turns bright pink after mistaking LUSH bath oil bomb for cleanser
Dailymail.co.uk

Don’t detox your vagina
TorontoSun.com

A redhead’s guide to embracing pale skin
Refinery29.uk

“The latest weapons in the fight against cellulite”, by Dr. Leslie Baumann
MiamiHerald.com

“A Black girl’s guide to French-girl beauty”. A Black|Up feature
Popsugar.com

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