#BeautyRecap: July 25th, 2017

Products and Reviews

A look at Smashbox’s fingerprint textured Photo Filter Gel-Cushion Applicator
Bustle.com, Allure.com, TeenVogue.com

A look at RealHer, a cosmetics line made by a father for his daughter
Bustle.com

A look at Hermetise’s Kopi Luwak, made from coffee rectally processed by civet cats
Bustle.com, HelloGiggles.com

Mary Kay launches the TimeWise Vitamin C Activating Squares
PRNewswire.com

A look at Dr. Craig Kraffert’s Amarté skincare range, inspired by Korean dermatology
Observer.com

A look at Lush’s new Jelly Bombs
Newshub.co.nz

A look at Perfect V, a range of cosmetics and skincare for the vagina
Refinery29.com, Allure.com, Seventeen.com

A review of the Alpha Skin Care Enhanced Renewal Cream 12% Glycolic AHA
Racked.com

A look at the Smashbox Cosmetics Primerizer
HelloGiggles.com

A look at Pacific Shaving Company’s dissolvable pod shampoos and conditioners
Racked.com

Too Faced previews its 2017 Christmas Collection…in July
Allure.com

A look at First Aid Beauty’s Triple Protection Skin Tint
Allure.com, Refinery29.com

A review of the Urban Skin Rx skincare line
BET.com

ColourPop previews their No Filter Concealer
Allure.com, Bustle.com

A look at the Brite Matte Liquid Lipstick
Allure.com

I Dew Care’s Disco Kitten Mask sells out on Ulta
Racked.com, Bustle.com

Spectrum Collections debuts a ‘Mean Girls’ themed brush collection
TeenVogue.com

Mother Dirt AO+ Mist receives ‘Made Safe’ seal
PRNewswire.com

A look at Peach Slices from Peach & Lily available at CVS
Bustle.com

A look at the Make Up Eraser
Seventeen.com

Seabourn collection available for a limited time at Molton Brown Stores
PRNewswire.com

A look at Josh Rosebrook’s Vital Balm Cream
Allure.com

A look at GlamGlow’s Power Rangers peel-off mask
Allure.com

Kim Kardashian West may have leaked a photo of an upcoming KKW Beauty contour brush
Allure.com, TeenVogue.com

People are eating Jeffree Star’s Velour Lip Scrub (and dying…J/K)
TeenVogue.com

A look at the FasciaBlasters tool for cellulite and wrinkles
WMagazine.com

Retail and Trends

Sephora Beauty Insider reward points can now expire after 18 months of inactivity
BusinessInsider.com, Glamour.com, Allure.com, TeenVogue.com

Lush Cosmetics now accepts Bitcoin
CoinTelegraph.com

Discontinued MAC Cosmetic products are coming to Nordstrom Rack
Allure.com

Sephora launches Sephora Studio, a small concept store in Boston
Pymnts.com

A look at new products coming to CVS this Summer
Refinery29.com

How Bite Beauty is building an all-natural lipstick business
BBC.com

Deciem to open stores in New York City, Miami, and other cities in the US
Allure.com, Refinery29.com

Sunscreens for people of colour recommended by Vogue
Vogue.com

Cindy Crawford’s Meaningful Beauty rebrands itself and targets Millennials
Bustle.com

Best drugstore liquid lipsticks recommended by Tynan Sinks
Allure.com

Neutral nail polishes selected by W
WMagazine.com

Chrome nail polishes selected by Elle
Elle.com

Women share products and tips from their natural beauty routines
Glamour.com

5 skincare products recommended by celebrity facialists
Vogue.com

A selection of face masks for acne by Refinery29
Refinery29.com

Credo Beauty opens new store in Chicago
WWD.com – Paywall

Bluemercury opens flagship store in New York City
WWD.com – Paywall

Celebrities and Interviews

How to vote in NYX’s Face Awards
TeenVogue.com

Charli XCX Stars in HIV Awareness PSA for Kiehl’s and amFar
TeenVogue.com

Celebrity facialist Melanie Grant gives advice on treating persistent pigmentation
HarpersBazaar.com.au

A review of the beauty looks featured in EXO’s ‘Ko Ko Bop’ video
Allure.com

Nyma Tang tries the darkest shade of foundations from various brands
Allure.com, Attn.com

Brittney Lee Saunders talks beauty vlogging
Popsugar.com.au

Tips on a better shave from P&G dermatologist Dr. Melanie Hartmann
TeenVogue.com

Hair colourists weigh in on how to pull off dark roots
Glamour.com

Joanna Gaines isn’t leaving ‘Fixer Uppers’ to start a skincare line
Refinery29.com

Raka Chaki shares her experience of having vitiligo
TeenVogue.com

A look at the beauty products Gisele Bundchen uses
Refinery29.com

Lisa Eldridge does Kylie Jenner’s makeup
TeenVogue.com

Miranda Kerr shares her wedding-day beauty routine
TeenVogue.com

An interview with Kristen Bell about beauty and her favourite products
WMagazine.com

An interview with model Nyakim Gatwech about beauty
TeenVogue.com

Kirstie King of Oille gives recommends essential oils by skin type
Allure.com

A look at what’s inside Kim Kardashian West’s beauty drawer
Elle.com

How George Johnson styles his natural hair
TeenVogue.com

An interview with model Vanessa Axente on beauty and Hungarian spas
WMagazine.com

An interview with Brian O’Conner, Hayley William’s makeup and hair artist
Allure.com

Blogger Cocomadkilla faces criticism after making racist comments
TeenVogue.com, Allure.com

Makeup artist Katina accuses Real Techniques of copying a look
TeenVogue.com

Tips on applying concealer correctly from Petra Guglielmetti
Glamour.com

Beauty tips from Iris Law by Jude Law
WMagazine.com

Asia & World

BTS become the new head models for VT Cosmetics
AllKPop.com

Alicia Yoon of Peach & Lily shares her bridal skincare routine
Brides.com

A look at 3CE’s new skincare range
HypeBae.com

High mercury levels found in two Glow Glowing creams
AsiaOne.com

Dr. G to launch in the US in Walgreens, while VDL will be sold in China
YonhapNews.co.kr, BusinessKorea.co.kr

ACN Korea aims to become Asia’s network marketing hub
KoreaHerald.com

YouTubers prove to be the key to Korean tourism
KoreaHerald.com

A look at Shiseido’s WASO skincare line and its inspirations from food
Nikkei.com

A look at plastic surgery for men in South Korea
SCMP.com

Cosmetics lure tourists from across Middle East to Turkey
DailySabah.com

JD.com sees success as more women shop for beauty and cosmetics online
WWD.com

Expo to boost trade ties between China, Japan, South Korea
ChinaDaily.com.cn

How South Korean beauty products are breaking through in India
IndiaTimes.com

Indian men are boosting India’s beauty market
HindustanTimes.com

People in India are pushing back against the ‘fair and lovely’ ideals
TheWire.in

A look at Glam Box and other subscription boxes available in the UAE
TheNational.ae

A look at the natural skincare trend in the UAE
TheNational.ae

Market

Dove needs to refocus on honesty, not rely on ‘stunts’
PRWeek.com

ModiFace and Smashbox share results of eye tracking on mobile ecommerce
DigitalJournal.com

How EOS Lip Balm leaped ahead of its competition in 2017
FrenchTribune.com

How Universal Music Group and Make Up For Ever found a sweet spot with Jessie J
TheDrum.com

Outreach

UK government to outlaw microplastics in cosmetic products
Independent.co.uk

Justice pulls Just Shine Shimmer Powder after claims it was contaminated with asbestos
Newsy.com

Lunatick Cosmetic Labs against Jeffree Star for trademark infringement, unfair competition and false designation of origin
WeTheUnicorn.com

Kieh’s 8th annual LifeRide to raise funds and awarness for amFar and HIV research
PRNewswire.com

Bethany Gambardella-Greenway shares melanoma diary to raise awareness about skin cancer
Allure.com

Study finds Americans spend millions annually on treating sunburns
Allure.com

Germany reduces heavy metal limits in cosmetics
ChemicalWatch.com

Australian organizations say there are too many loopholes in the animal testing for cosmetics ban
ChemicalWatch.com

US FDA issues warning letter to Blissoma for drug-like claims in their marketing
FDA.gov

Annette Navarro files lawsuit against P&G for copyright infringement
PetaPixel.com

Interesting Reads

Dermatologists explain why your skin peels after a sunburn
Allure.com

Instagram slime and makeup videos have finally fused
TeenVogue.com

Dermatologist Dr. Eric Schweiger warns that any tan is “too tan”
GQ.com

“The 10 most glamorous places New York has lost”
WMagazine.com

A look at tear trough plastic surgery for dark under-eye circles
Allure.com

“How often do you need to wash your hair? It depends…
Elle.com

Dermatologist Dr. Dendy Engelman gives advice on “how to indulge in your vices and still have good skin”
Refinery29.com

The history of the colour “nude”
Konbini.com

Pilot study finds telemedicine can help plastic surgery patients recover better
Allure.com

“Why I stopped medicating my acne and learned to love it” by Colette Earley
Refinery29.uk

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