#BeautyRecap: January 5th, 2015


Instagram model Karrueche Tran teams up with Colourpop to launch collaboration, KaePop | Elle.com

Former NYX creative officer launches Peek, a line of natural-looking makeup | WWD.com – Paywall

Estee Lauder’s new metal foil mask dubbed the “Iron Man” | Refinery29.com

Salma Hayek retools her Nuance cosmetic line at CVS | WWD.com, IBtimes.com.au

Guerlain previews Spring makeup collection | Guerlain.com

BareMinerals launches new Skinsorials skin care line | PRNewsWire.com

Makeup that can last through a workout, introducing Birchbox’s Arrow collection | NYTimes.com

Dermstore launches haircare line | PRNewsWire.com

Patchology launches new FlashPatch Lip Gels in Neiman Marcus | PRNewsWire.com

New skin device unveiled at CES uses light therapy to treat the skin at home | USAToday.com


South Korea institutes animal testing ban, effective 2018 | CrueltyFreeInternational.com

New skincare launches from Apieu, First-Lab, Dewytree, Amore Pacific Men, Holika Holika, and more! | Kinseng.org

New makeup launches from Espoir, J. Estina, IPKN, Apieu, and more! | Kinseng.org

Garnier Thailand spoofs the selfie stick in their newest commercial | Youtube.com

7 common myths about South Korean beauty, from a Western traveler | Bustle.com

Taiwan mulls plastic microbead ban after US decision | FocusTaiwan.tw

Investor Sam Le Cornu explains why he likes South Korean cosmetic stocks, and why he’s in for the long haul | Bloomberg.com

Despite booming K-beauty industry, Asian models are still a rarity in the West | MIC.com

China-South Korean trade agreement to bring in business, cheaper cosmetics, and doctors to China | CRI.cn

Chinese men spawn a $1.4 billion USD grooming industry | AsiaOne.com

Chinese apparel company Lancy Co acquires 10% stake in South Korea’s L&P Cosmetic company | Reuters.com

South Korea’s trade surplus hits a record $90 billion USD in 2015 | XinHuanet.com

New duty-free shop to fully open by March in Seoul, aims for $587 million USD in sales by 2016 | TRBusiness.com

Yoga guru’s traditional cosmetics wage battle against larger transnational brands in India | WSJ.com

Cosmetic imports to Canada surged since trade agreement came into effect | KBS.co.kr

Shiseido sells off its Turkish arm to Vepa | VepaGroup.com

Research and Technology

Insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome in young men with acne | JAMA Dermatology

Fragrance contact allergy in the population | British Journal of Dermatology

Remodelling of elastic fibres in striae gravidarum | British Journal of Dermatology

Atopic dermatitis: Kids are not just little people | Clinics in Dermatology

A new approach to speeding up wound healing | UNISA.edu.au

New past prevents scarring from radiation therapy for cancer | NYULangone.org

The risk of cancer in patients with psoriasis: A population-based cohort study in the health improvement network. | JAMA Dermatology

Associations of maternal and fetal 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels with childhood eczema. The Generation R Study | Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Effects of oral vitamin E on treatment of atopic dermatitis: A randomized controlled trial | Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

Sustainability, Regulation, and Outreach

US FDA proposes age limitation and other regulations for indoor tanning, accepts public comment until March 21st | Regulations.gov

How Vaseline is helping Syrian refugees | Refinery29.com

Seaweed shortage hits UK cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries | IBTimes.com.au

EU Commission seeks scientific opinions on nano-titanium dioxide coatings, and other cosmetic ingredients | ChemicalWatch.com

Fragrance industry takes steps towards non-animal based sensitization tests | IdeaProject.info, CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com

Tanzanian FDA destroys illegal cosmetic imports | IPPMedia.com

P&G publishes its 2015 sustainability report | PG.com

US supermarket Wegmans bans plastic microbeads from its stores as early as February | ProgressiveGrocer.com

Ashley Benson attacks “photoshop culture” in latest interview | Bustle.com

Cosmopolitan partners with beauty brands to launch inclusive beauty campaign, #IAmBeauty, in January | NewsonNews.com

Market and Trends

Black haircare is booming, but consumers still can’t find the right products | GCIMagazine.com

Mintel releases publication on global packaging trends | Mintel – Signup

Color cosmetics projected to grow 5% annually until 2019 in new report | Whatech.com

Drugstores like CVS and Walgreens set to regain market share from beauty shops like Ulta | WWD.com – Paywall, KantarRetailIQ.com – Paywall

P&S Market Research releases report on organic personal care products | PSMarketResearch.com

Finance and Corporate

Some key decisions Estee Lauder made in 2015 that may impact its growth | Trefis.com

L’Oreal acquires Raylon assets to expand into US hair salons | Reuters.com

Mary Kay surpasses 1 200 patents for products, technologies, and packaging | PRNewsWire.com

Frutarom invests in algae ingredient manufacturer | Nasdaq.com

New leadership changes at Estee Lauder family of brands | Happi.com

Effective January 4th, Anish Melwani named as chairman and CEO of LVMH North America | BusinessWire.com

Interesting Reads

Beauty.AI the first beauty contest judged by robots | Beauty.AI

Remembering the style and beauty creators who died in 2015 | WWD.com

Newcastle University beauticians tested out botox, on cadavers | DailyMail.co.uk

How Youtube got me a job in the beauty industry | Refinery29.com

The history of the hair dryer | InStyle.com

10 chief marketing officers name their favourite ads, from other brands | Marketingland.com

The best time to shower, according to science | Bustle.com

Camp ad creating New York dermatologist retires | NYDailynews.com

Finding a dark lipstick shade that suits you | Refinery29.com

Byrdie’s 7-step guide to restore your skin after the holidays | Byrdie.com

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