#BeautyRecap: July 19th, 2016

Retail

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MarketWatch reports that beauty products tend to be overpriced on Amazon
LifeHacker.com

MAC Cosmetics having its first sample sale in NYC, from July 19th to 22nd, at the Metropolitan Pavilion
TheGloss.com

Barnes & Noble opens The Glossary, a beauty store, inside its stores
Cosmopolitan.com

Kardashians say beauty brand Kardashian Beauty using their name and likeness not authorized
TMZ.com

Gwyneth Paltrow visits Toronto’s Holt Renfrew to promote Juice Beauty
WWD.com

Is this the end of Birchbox? Customers chime-in on why the company is struggling
Racked.com

Social discount shopping site ExclusiveBeautyClub.com launches. Prices drop as more people buy
Yahoo.com

Dutch brand, Rituals, to open flagship in London, UK
RetailTimes.co.uk

Deciem opens beauty store in Toronto, Canada
WWD.com

“The best beauty brands for darker skin tones”
Refinery29.uk

“Test driving Muji’s makeup line”
Allure.com

Kathy Ireland to distribute European brand CICAMED in North America
PRNewswire.com

Hourglass launches Vanish Seamless Foundation in 26 shades, its first stick foundation
WWD.com

Kylie Jenner and Sinfulcolors create nail polish kit that supports anti-bullying groups
WWD.com

Blo Blow Dry bar expands with franchises
WWD.com

Asia

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Johnson and Johnson buys 20% stake in Ci:Z, makers of the brand Dr.Ci:Labo
Nikkei.com

The Boryeong Mud Festival is on now in South Korea until the 23rd
KoreaTimes.co.kr

Goldman Sachs, Bain acquire controlling share of Carver Korea – maker of A.H.C. and other brands
Reuters.com

Sheet mask specialist Coson teams up with Hunan Yujiahui Cosmetics for distribution in China
KoreaHerald.com

JK International to open South Korean beauty stores across China
PulseNews.co.kr

LF Beauty’s, a third party cosmetic manufacturer, president gives his opinion on the Chinese beauty market
ChinaDaily.com

Japan’s KAO, maker of Biore and Curel, to beat first-half profit projections
Nikkei.com

South Korean government plans to boost cosmetic exports by $7 billion USD by 2018
CosmeticsDesign.com

Boots is expanding into South Korea
Telegraph.co.uk

KCON, a Korean beauty and culture convention, is happening in Los Angeles from July 29th to 31st
Racked.com

AmorePacific is opening 10 new stores in Hong Kong
SCMP.com

Despite thriving in Asia, AmorePacific hasn’t been doing well in Europe
KoreHerald.com

A look at two of the top men in the South Korean beauty industry, the CEOs of Amore Pacific and LG Household and Healthcare
KoreaHerald.com

Filipino men make up 6.3% of the personal care market, and sales growth have tripled
Sunstar.com.ph

Sa Sa’s sales drop over 50% compared to last year due to fall in Chinese tourism
Nikkei.com

Japanese companies create ‘nose shadows’, contouring kits for the nose
Canmake.com

Nerium opens its brand center in Japan
PRNewswire.com

Sephora India’s director, Vivek Bali, says they are already driving the country’s beauty sales
IndiaTimes.com

Research and Technology

L’Oreal backed research develop synthetic “antibody” polymers, that could be used as deoderants within 2 years
DailyMail.co.uk

Market and Trends

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US receipt survey suggests biggest discounts on sunscreen and beauty occur on Mondays
PRNewswire.com

How will Brexit impact the cosmetics industry?
Allure.com

Is sun care the next big thing in retail?
Pymnts.com

The rise and fall of polyethylene, the material used in plastic microbeads
CosmeticsBusiness.com

JWT publishes Women’s Index Study investigating changing attitudes of women consumers
JWT.com

Growth in sales of prestige SPF products. Largest growth in high SPF products according to NPD report
NPD.com

Global natural and organic personal care market projected by Persistence Market Research to reach $21.7 billion USD by 2024
PRNewswire.com

Is the ‘beauty from within’ market ready to come back in Europe and North America?
CosmeticsDesign.com

Regulation

US FTC bars ShiKai, Rocky Mountain Sunscreen, EDEN Bodyworks, and Beyond Coastal, who use silicones and phenoxyethanol, from marketing themselves as ‘natural’
FTC.gov

Color Pigments Manufacturers Association and CCFTA deem red C.I. Pigment 4 safe for lipsticks
Gazette.gc.ca

US FDA to decide on how it will regulate the fat grafting industry
ModernMedicine.com

Outreach and Sustainability

Unilever and IFF team up with NGOs to improve lives of vetiver farmers in Haiti
Unilever.com

Corporate

Johnson & Johnson announce completion of Vogue International acquisition
PRNewswire.com

Shiseido Americas completes acquisition of Gurwitch, makers of Laura Mercier and ReVive
Yahoo.com

L’Oreal to acquire thermal water company Société des Thermes de Saint-Gervais-les-Bains
ESMMagazine.com

L’Oréal has appointed Jean-Louis Kibort group head of security, a newly created position
LOreal.com

Interesting Reads

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“What’s the deal with anti-pollution skincare? Does it work?”
People.com

Is Herbalife a pyramid scheme, or an inverted pizza company? Perhaps a three-sided square
SMH.com.au

An interview with Michelle Higginson, the founder of Crabtree and Evelyn
DestinyConnect.com

Kylie Jenner shares her 18-step makeup routine on Snapchat
Mic.com

Hong Kong IT beauty contest cancelled after criticisms of sexism
SCMP.com

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