#BeautyRecap: July 12th, 2016

Retail

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Ad agency Jung von Matt/Elbe built Nivea a seagull drone that poops sunscreen on to you at the beach
AdWeek.com, Promotional Video

Galderma announces over-the-counter approval of 0.1% Differin (Adapalene) acne treatment gel
PRNewswire.com

BBB removes Kylie Cosmetics rating pending review as the organization underestimated the amount of sales
BBB.org

Kylie Cosmetics legal team descend upon Instagrammer lipsnitches who leaked images of new shade of lip color
Seventeen.com

Lancome holds event for Lisa Eldridge and Sonia Rykiel’s Fall 2016 make-up collection
PRNewswire.com

Kat Von D’s cosmetics to become 100% vegan, also launching in the UK at Debenhams
LaikaMagazine.com, Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Vaseline Lip Therapy launches tins in the US at Walgreens with limited edition Pink Bubbly
Refinery29.com

Find Subscription Boxes launches The Aftermarket, designed to help beauty box subscribers to sell off unwanted products
PRNewswire.com.com, TheAftermarket.com

Anastasia Beverly Hills launches Moonchild Glow Kit, a highlighter palette featuring blues and purples inspired by The Neverending Story
WWD.com

Revlon and Elizabeth Arden announce strategic plan. To launch new matte lip colors, ColorStay foundations, and men’s beauty tools
WWD.com

How Becca cosmetics went from being in trouble to projected sales of $80 million USD
WWD.com

After legal issues, Kardashian Beauty is back with a five-item collection called Fierce
WWD.com

Perfect Corp’s YouCam app collaborates with Kardashian Beauty for digital try-on and filters
BusinessWire.com

Old Navy and Walgreens to begin carrying hair care products by SoCozy
WWD.com

Two new vegan make-up brands, Axiology and Vert Beauty, to launch
WWD.com

L’Oreal USA launches Beaumoji an emoji keyboard for Android and iOS
PRNewswire.com

Sephora’s app Virtual Artist expands to include false eyelash try-ons and tutorials
PRNewswire.com

ULTA and MissJenFabulous eye palette launched
Popsugar.com

Tyra Beauty has exceeded sales projections in the year since its launch
WWD.com

Zein Obagi to franchise ZO Skin Centres
WWD.com

Australian lanolin based brand Lano will soon be carried at Ulta Beauty
WWD.com

Skin Laundry continues expansion on Sephora.com and new clinics in the US and Asia
WWD.com

Kiehl’s skincare products to be featured in Delta One’s on-flight amenity kits
PRNewswire.com

Asia

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Much of South Korean beauty firms growth is going to be dependent on their ability to expand in China
Bloomberg.com

L Capital, LVMH’s investment fund, pledges $50 million USD to CLIO Co.
PulseNews.co.kr

AmorePacific’s brand Hera opens its first store in China
KoreaHerald.com

The history of AmorePacific, South Korea’s first cosmetic manufacturing company
KoreaHerald.com

A feature on AmorePacific’s CEO Suh Kyung-bae, second-richest man in South Korea
KoreaHerald.com

AmorePacific’s corporate and ownership structure, and CEO’s Suh Kyung-bae’s tight grip
KoreaHerald.com

Vietnam is a “gold mine” to South Korean cosmetics companies
VietnamNet.vn

Western customers at Sephora will soon be “introduced” to South Korean splash masks
WWD.com

Baby skin care product sales expected to boom in China as one-child policy is loosened
Euromonitor.com

Shiseido’s Benefique launches Hydro Genius, a moisturizing serum, to commemorate 20 anniversary
Kyodonews.jp, Promotional Video

APRILSKIN launches new ‘Mummy Mud Mask’ sheet mask made with Hawaiian clay
PRNewswire.com

Naterra opens store in Seoul near Cheongdam-dong, carrying TIGI, Wildflowers, Tree Hut, and Baby Magic brands
PRNewswire.com

Kantar Worldpanel survey finds that male grooming sales in the Philippines are up and men are more willing to spend
BWorldOnline.com

Indian survey by CashKaro finds Lakmé, L’Oréal, Nivea, Gillette and Maybelline are among most preferred brands
CashKaro.com

Indian advertising watchdog ASCI bans ads from Pantene, L’Oreal, Unilever, and more
MoneyLife.in

New regulations will bar certain direct sales practices in India. Amway applauds changes
GlobalCosmeticsNews.com

Research and Technology

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Study finds Google Glass useful for plastic surgeons
Plasticsurgery.org

Online study of popular sunscreens on Amazon find many don’t meet water-resistance recommendation set by the American Academy of Dermatology
MedlinePlus.gov

Outreach and Sustainability

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Skin-lightening is a $10 billion USD industry and Ghana wants nothing to do with it
QZ.com

The Honest Company joins the Organic Trade Association
PRNewswire.com

Venezuela to seize abandoned Kimberly-Clark factory after manufacturer says it can no longer operate in the country
Yahoo.com

Market and Trends

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Philips funded survey finds Indian women most confident in the world, 91% believe they are beautiful. Only 22% of British women felt beautiful on their wedding day
CEWUK.co.uk

Temporary miniature lip tattoos, a new trend sparked by make-up artist Violette Serrat?
Bustle.com

An interview with Helen McGee, the head of marketing of 3ina
MarketingMag.com.au

Survey performed by Canadean in South and Central America find parents concerned about babies’ beauty
Canadean.com

Rob Wallace thinks in the future customers will be able to 3D print their own custom beauty products
WWD.com

An interview with Aesop’s general manager Suzanne Santos
SCMP.com

BeautyCon attracts crowds and social media stars
WWD.com

High margins and sales make beauty companies alluring to M&A firms
WWD.com

Generation Z wants “ethical luxury” says Future Lab’s Claire Hobson
WWD.com

Microspheres market to hit 12.14% CAGR and reach $7.37 billion USD by 2021
Yahoo.com

Mass beauty care market in US to Grow 2.59% CAGR by 2020
PRNewswire.com

Global cosmetics ingredients market revenue expected to increase from $14.7 billion USD to $22.7 billion USD by 2025
PRNewswire.com

Corporate and Finance

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Mark Constantine, a founder of LUSH, moving large part of UK production to Germany due to Brexit
Metro.co.uk

L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt investigated for allegedly bribing accountant in case to protect mother’s assets
Reuters.com

Universum rates L’Oreal as 9th most attractive employer, receives 1.3 million applications a year
LOreal.com

Avon to webcast second-quarter 2016 earnings conference call on August 2nd
PRNewswire.com

Walgreens Boots shares decline as revenue fall short of estimates
Bloomberg.com

Manufacturer Sulzer acquires cosmetic packaging manufacturer Geka GmbH
Sulzer.com

Meri Baregamian is the new chief executive officer of Bliss
PRNewswire.com

Wood-finish manufacturer Scott’s Liquid Gold acquires Prell, Denorex, and Zincon brands
BusinessWire.com

Revlon brings on Pamela Gill Alabaster as its senior vice-president of corporate communications and corporate social responsibility
WWD.com

Interesting Reads

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Ebonee Davis pens letter to the beauty and fashion industry, calling out its “systemic racism”
Mic.com

An interview with Youtuber and social media star Jaclyn Hill
WWD.com

The history of red lipstick
Fashionista.com

Historian Dr. Alun Withey on beards
DrAlun.com

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