#BeautyRecap: June 14th, 2016

Retail

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Oribe Beauty expands into skin care, hair care, and other beauty categories
WWD.com – Paywall

Frank Body coffee scrubs creates a Brookyln Popup called the Frank Body x Sweatshop
WWD.com – Paywall

BECCA Cosmetics discontinues the Jacyln Hill Champagne Collection Eyeshadow palette after poor consumer response
Bustle.com

Nivea made a slide that applies sunscreens as you slip down it
ADWeek.com

Jeffree Star’s new highlighting compacts are arriving shattered
Cosmopolitan.com

Avon ends partnership with Maria Sharapova, after she receives 2 year tennis-ban
CampaignLive.com

Move over Rainbow Highlighter! Pizza Highlighter is the new product that you’ll buy and use once
HelloMagazine.com

Father’s Day spending expected to hit $14.3 billion USD in the United States
BusinessWire.com

3INA is expanding into Australia, with up to 90 possible stores
SmartCompany.com

Espoionage Cosmetics creates ‘Hamilton’ theme nail wraps
DailyDot.com

ULTA displays Butter London’s new custom palettes to create customizable palettes, also cuts price of eyeshadow palette from $15 to $9 as a promotion
WWD.com – Paywall

Gigi Hadid may be collaborating with Maybelline on a makeup line
Allure.com, Self.com

LUSH Cosmetics is opening its first store in Alabama, USA on Friday, June 17th
Al.com

Adore Cosmetics samples are available now through Glossybox
PressReleaseRocket.com

Galderma celebrates 20 years of Restylane
PRNewswire.com

L’Oreal to begin pushing French spa brand Decleor as a retail brand
WWD.com – Paywall

Market and Trends

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US survey finds 94% of women engage actively with brands online, 31% on a daily basis
ZDNet.com

Study finds Hispanic women in US spend twice as much on beauty products
FoxNews.com

Danish Women charged more for beauty products than men
CPHPost.dk

Research

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Researchers develop material that can kill E. coli within 30 seconds
TheScienceExplorer

Study finds the use of sanitizers in workplace environments reduce risk of certain illnesses by 24%
LWW.com

US Bill will reduce the amount of safety testing done on animals
WashingtonPost.com

How one researcher is studying the human skin microbiome, which may lead to predictive tests for psoriasis flare-ups
Nature.com

Specific lignins from plants was able to double sunscreen efficacy in experimental trial
ACS.org

Asia

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Shark Sauce, the $30 USD serum that Reddit is obsessed with
Racked.com

Shiseido launches three new sunscreens, targeted at kids
Asahi.com

L’Oreal Hong Kong chief may retire amid Denise Ho controversey
HongKongFP.com

L’Oreal shuts down Lancome stores amid protests in Hong Kong
JournalGazette.com

Denise Ho posts statement on Facebook calling Lancome cancellation of concert the spread of suppression of self-expression
RFA.org

NuFace named “Korea’s best selling brand”, sales spike more than 300%
PRNewswire.com

“Riding the K-Beauty Wave”
AsiaOne.com

South Korea’s cosmetic production surpasses 10 trillion Won
Chosun.com

Shiseido CEO says Japan needs to take marketing more seriously
CampaignAsia.com

Euromonitor publishes white paper on why South Korean beauty brands are doing so well. Fast innovation, mass marketing, and stand-alone retail cited as key factors
Euromonitor.com

Taipei’s EPA to ban plastic microbeads in cosmetics by 2017
ChinaPost.co.tw

AmorePacific stages recall of Aritaum lip plumping product, after safety concerns raised by consumers
KoreaHerald.com

Survey of Meitu users (a beauty and retouching app) finds most men and women have retouched a dating profile picture
PRNewswire.com

Statistics Korea reveals that mobile e-commerce sales went up 11%, and cosmetic sales increased 32.5%
CosmeticsDesign.com

L’Oreal shrinks its products in India to reach the mass-market. Leaves behind aspirational branding
WSJ.com

Sustainability and Outreach

Turkish Avon factory workers picket and protest against subpar working conditions
Vice.com

Can Health Canada use Twitter to battle misleading marketing used by cosmetics companies?
NationalObserver.com

Corporate

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Soap & Glory expericences sales losses after acquisition by Walgreen Boots Alliance
ThisisMoney.co.uk

Blow, an “Uber for beauty” company receives $1 million USD investment from Unilever Venture
CrowdFundInsider.com

Kao Brands UK hires Debbie Rix as UK general manager. She previously worked at Revlon
DiaryDirectory.com

L’Oreal USA appoints Marc-Alexandre Risch to the newly created position of Chief Retail Officer
PRNewswire.com

Interesting Reads

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Egyptian mummy found with potential evidence that shows they may have bleached their skin
Seeker.com

David Gandy becomes new spokesperson for Vitabiotics Wellman supplements
DailyMail.co.uk

Meet Tricia Cusden, the 68-year-old grandmother, who is leading a growing community of older beauty vloggers
Telegraph.co.uk

The sneaky way that bloggers and brands are getting you to buy stuff
Mic.com

Beyonce gives body positive speech at the CDFA Awards
Dose.ca

Danish study finds that fashion models are underweight
NYPost.com

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