#BeautyRecap: June 28th, 2016

Retail

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Charlotte Tilbury launches “Hot Lips” line of lipsticks which honour “mesmerizing women”. $2 from each sale goes to Women for Women International
VanityFair.com

Katy Stoka launches a magnetic false eyelash product that sandwiches your real eyelashes
Youtube.com, WWD.com – Paywall

Architect Matteo Thun designs Nivea flagship store near Rome
Wallpaper.com

L’Oreal and Maybelline to increase shade range as part of Superdrug’s Shades of Beauty campaign
Voice-Online.co.uk

Florida startup to bring camel milk beauty products to the US
PRNewswire.com

L’Oreal signs 15 bloggers and forms the L’Oreal League to promote its products through social media. Part of strategy to beat ad-blockers
WWD.com, FT.com – Paywall bypass with Google

Bono and wife Ali Hewson invest in Beautycounter as part of acquisition of NUDE from LVMH
WWD.com, PRNewswire.com

L’Oreal sues ColourPop and Kylie Cosmetics manufacturer, Spatz Laboratories, over patent infringement and cancellation of manufacturing contract
Law360.com – Paywall bypass with Google)

Milk launches a preservative-free liquid foundation in a pen dispenser
Allure.com

Clean & Clear team up with Middle Eastern boy-band, The5
DubaiPRNetwork.com

“Is A Kylie Cosmetics Store Happening? Here’s What We Know”
Bustle.com

Angela Bassett and Dr. Barbara Sturm launch skin care line called “Darker Skin Tones” for people of colour
USMagazine.com

Asia

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China sees falling sales of cheap goods, however makeup and skin care sales surge
FT.com

Shiseido launches app that rates users’ smiles
StraitsTimes.com

Hong Kong’s retail downturn prompts stores to go “smaller and faster”.
Nikkei.com

Asian consumers are buying cosmetic injections online
TheStar.com.my

Girls are getting into beauty younger and younger in Korea
Chosun.com

Peach & Lily partners with Macy’s to open second K-Beauty brick-and-mortar store
PRNewswire.com

“The Ugly Past of Chinese Cosmetics”
SCMP.com

Western beauty blog finally catches on to donkey milk
Popsugar.com

Market and Trends

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Unilever vows to reduce sexist advertising
Salon.com

Market survey finds that 32% of UK women would buy cosmetics over paying their bills
ProfessionalBeauty.co.uk

Euromonitor report finds 1% drop in shaving product sales as Australian men opt to have beards
Euromonitor.com

JP Kuehlwein, strategy head of Proctor & Gamble, says brands must sell ideals not ideas to court young consumers
Youtube.com

50 beauty execs under 40 driving innovation
WWD.com – Paywall

Sustainability and Outreach

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Dove research finds women are more often complimented on their looks than their achievements at work
Newswire.ca

“Your Sunscreen Might Be Killing Coral Reefs in Hawai‘i”
HonoluluMagazine.com

The City of Toronto and Burt’s Bees collaborate on mural to celebrate its recognition as a “Bee City”
InsideToronto.com

Research and Technology

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Clarisonic funded study finds more sunscreen is removed with their device v. hands
PRNewswire.com

UK scientists believe use of “systematic review” will help give clearer answer to cosmetic safety controversies
Lancaster.ac.uk

UK lab uses human skin cells (XCellR8) in animal-free toxicity test
Reuters.com

Harvard developed bionic leaf could one day turn sunlight into cosmetic ingredients
ScienceRecorder.com

Waste potatoes are being turned into beauty creams
FGInsight.com

Corporate

L’Oreal USA moves its corporate headquarters to Hudson Yards in NYC
LOrealUSA.com

Interesting Reads

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“In response to Moto Guo’s acne-covered fashion week show: What it’s really like to have adult acne”
Metro.co.uk

“Kelly Rowland Gets Real About Why Black Women Should Embrace Their Beauty”
HuffingtonPost.com

Thieves steal cosmetic lasers worth over $1 million CAD
MetroNews.ca

Jiggly Lush shower jellies become internet video sensation
Refinery29.com

MannyMUA explains why he skipped med school and became a makeup artist
People.com

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