#BeautyRecap: July 26th, 2016

Retail

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Pat McGrath Labs teases 004
Refinery29.com

e.l.f cosmetics teams up with beauty bloggers Jackie Aina, eleventhgorgeous, and Weylie for new collection
InStyle.com

MAC Cosmetics launches Little MAC, smaller and travel-sized versions of their products
Allure.com

Kat Von D pulls “Jeffree” named product as she cuts ties with Jeffree Star
Jezebel.com

Bluemercury opens its 100th store
WWD.com

Macy’s teams up with IBM’s super computer Watson for mobile shopping assistant
Forbes.com

Conditioner-washing brand Unwash launches in Ulta Beauty
PRNewswire.com

Walmart asks suppliers to remove butylparaben, propylparaben, triclosan, and others from products
Bloomberg.com

Erno Laszlo revamps skin care line and plans for five-fold growth
WWD.com

MAC’s Selena Quintanilla collection available for pre-order for MACSelect members
Inquisitr.com

MAC Cosmetics displays its Star Trek makeup collection at San Diego’s Comic-Con
Space.com

Charlotte Tilbury launches fragrance ‘Scent of a Dream’ with Kate Moss as campaign face
WWD.com

Nordstrom’s anniversary sale offers discounts on cosmetics until August 8th
HollywoodLife.com

Kat Von D and Jeffree Star’s feud doesn’t seem to have an effect on his sales
WWD.com

Asia

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“Withholding personal items” tops complaints filed for high pressure beauty salon sales tactics in Singapore
AsiaOne.com

South Korean investors visit Brunei to scope out the cosmetic market potential
KoreaTimes.co.kr

Chinese beauty market forecast to reach 338 billion Yuan or $50 billion USD by 2020
InsideRetail.asia

South Korea’s CLIO Cosmetics applies for IPO approval
Reuters.com

AmorePacific receives award from South Korean Ministry of Health for new skin brightening ingredient based on paper mulberries
AmorePacific.com

Suh Kyung-bae, CEO of AmorePacific, to create foundation to support young scientists
AmorePacific.com

Poor translations of South Korean beauty packaging may lead to foreign criticism
KoreaHerald.com

China’s 759 Store Sunflower Refreshing Body Wash pulled off shelves after Consumer Council discovers bacterial contamination
TheStandard.com.hk

South Korea’s Clio to submit IPO after L Capital investment. Company plans to expand into China, South East Asia, and then US and Europe
WWD.com

Free trade agreement between South Korea and Colombia goes into effect, eliminates tariffs on beauty products
KoreaTimes.co.kr

It’s Demo launches Pokemon licensed makeup and skin care
Pokemon.jp, TechTimes.com

Kat Von D makeup launches in Sephora Singapore stores
TNP.sg

LICLIS, an online natural South Korean beauty retailer launches new website
DigitalJournal.com

Hindustan Unilever launching baby care products under Dove brand in India
IndiaTimes.com

Hindustan Unilever disappoints with slow personal care sales growth
IndiaTimes.com

Overseas investors are moving in on South Korean beauty brands
Nasdaq.com

LASplash launches in India
Nyoooz.com

Market and Trends

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Study finds 33% of prestige fragrance shoppers don’t notice in-store advertisements
PRNewswire.com

Italian cosmetic exports predicted to rise %11
Ansa.it

Glycolic acid market size projected to reach $415 million USD by 2024
MarketWatch.com

Superdrug’s sunscreen sales grow 41% compared to previous week
CosmeticsBusiness.com

Survey performed by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery finds twice as many people considering procedures
PRNewswire.com

Beauty packaging has 5 seconds to make a sale
WWD.com

German survey on youth reveals top reason for using make up is “social safety”
IKW-YouthStudy.org

H&M Beauty adds vegan brush line to 700+ beauty collection
PETA.org

BrandSpark lists Dove, Olay, Pantene, Aveeno, and Revlon among top trusted brands in Canada
BrandSparkMostTrusted.com

Lush says “…mission for slavery-clean supply chain never ending”
Trust.org

Corporate

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L’Oreal acquires IT Cosmetics for $1.2 billion USD
Bloomberg.com

COTY promotes Camillo Pane to CEO
Nasdaq.com

Guillaume Jesel promoted to global brand president of Tom Ford
LuxuryDaily.com

P&G Covergirl’s Katy Perry collaboration sued by Hard Candy Cosmetics for trademark infringement
BizJournals.com

Shares of Johnson & Johnson reach record high of $125.75 USD
Reuters.com

Unilever acquires Dollar Shave Club for alleged $1 billion USD
Fortune.com

American International acquires Model in a Bottle
WWD.com

Research and Technology

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Nanosized titanium dioxide approved as sunscreen in the EU
ChemicalWatch.com

Greenpeace finds companies not living up to promise to ban plastic microbeads from products
Greenpeace.org, TheGuardian.com

Researcher at University of Notre Dame studies the “lipstick effect”. Rising beauty sales during down economies
ND.edu

Study finds link between gene that causes red hair and freckles – and skin cancer
WashingtonPost.com

Study indicates that burning hair smoke may act as carcinogen
Reuters.com

Regulation

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US FDA begins investigation into WEN by Chaz Dean cleansing conditioners after reports of hair loss
FDA.gov

US FDA cracking down on illegal eyelash and eyebrow tinting
Yahoo.com

Nu Skin recalls mist diffusers due to mold growth
CPSC.gov

Motion filed to consolidate the 1 200 lawsuits against J&J over talcum powder
LawyersandSettlements.com

Interesting Reads

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Deep throat and Orgasm creator Francois Nars talks beauty and skin care
WMagazine.com

The story of Michael Dubin and the billion Dollar Shave Club
FT.com

Kim Kardashian producing a new reality TV show, the hunt for the next big beauty blogger
StyleCaster.com

Kardashian fan gets plastic surgery to look like a Kardashian
RT.com

The story of Jerrod Blandino and Too Faced Cosmetics
Entrepreneur.com

The story of Maria Hatzistefanis and Rodial Skincare
FashionWeekDaily.com

An interview with Laurence Dryer, VP of Product Development and Innovation, The Honest Company
HuffingtonPost.com

“What’s in a (beauty) name”
Racked.com

Life lessons from Tyra Banks at Beautycon LA
LATimes.com

Fashion student Lucie Davis creates fake nails that double as public transit pass
Metro.co.uk

Gwyneth Paltrow on the rise of the “wellness” trend and vagina steams
NYMag.com

An overview of smart mirrors, beauty analyzers, and other high-tech beauty gadgets of the near future
AFR.com

Was MAC’s first ever sample sale worth the wait?
TheStreet.com

Kanye West and Katy Perry reportedly use masseuse Dorothy Stein who uses biting technique
ElleUK.com

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