#BeautyRecap: June 22nd, 2016

Retail

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ModiFace launches a Facebook Messenger bot which will let you virtually try on make-up
TeenVogue.com

Kardashian make-up artist, Joyce Bonelli to create her own line of products
InStyle.com

La Mer hires 3 make-up artist brand ambassadors, ahead of presumed make-up line release
Racked.com

Ariana Grande launches new lipstick and lip gloss with MAC Viva Glam
MTV.co.uk

Male grooming brand The Bluebeards Revenge teams up with film Suicide Squad for cross-promotion
Bluebeards-Revenge.co.uk

Birchbox scales back expansion plans as market competition becomes more fierce
WSJ.com

Bite Beauty to open a custom Lip Lab in Toronto this Summer
BlogTO.com

Clarisonic teams up with Mario Badescu and Kiehl’s to create skin care kits
InStyle.com

Corporate

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Revlon agrees to acquire Elizabeth Arden
WSJ.com, Bloomberg.com

Shareholder launches investigation into Elizabeth Arden after sale to Revlon
BusinessInsurance.com

Sephora opens new regional distribution center in Poland
EuroBuildCee.com

Nu Skin receives $210 million USD investment from Ping An ZQ China Growth Opportunity fund
PRNewswire.com

L’Oreal signs White House Equal Pay pledge
Racked.com

Cosmetic manufacturer cited over worker’s amputated fingertip
BusinessInsurance.com

Asia

Japan’s @cosme announces mid-year best beauty products award winners
Cosme.net

7 Korean beauty hot spots as picked by Forbes contributors
Forbes.com

Hong Kong customs seizes over $24 000 HK worth of counterfeit cosmetics
SCMP.com

¾ of Chinese consumers surveyed expect to maintain or increase spending this year
MarketWired.com

Four cult Korean beauty products, as picked by Vogue Australia
Vogue.com.au

Denise Ho says other brands dumped her after Lancome did
SCMP.com

Research and Technology

Vancouver startup S2G Biochemicals developing petrochemical glycol alternatives using wood and agricultural waste
BIV.com

Interesting Reads

“Skin doesn’t breath” Net-a-Porter beauty director tackles the top beauty myths
TheNational.ae

“Beauty and the Bleach: This issue is more than skin deep”
Ebony.com

“Meg Ryan’s face and the historical battleground of ageing”
TheConversation.com

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