#BeautyRecap: June 7th, 2016

Retail

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Nars Makeup becomes an item in Kim Kardashian’s mobile game
InStyle.com

Beautyblender is collaborating with Too Faced Cosmetics and Benefit
TeenVogue.com

Louboutin to launch Loubilaque – a new line of glossy, lacquer-inspired lipsticks
EuroNews.com

Birchbox is finding that cute boxes filled with makeup and skincare goodies isn’t enough
Bloomberg.com

An interview with Frank Body, makers of a coffee scrub marketed on Instagram
TheNewDaily.com.au

Glossier launches new Haloscope stick highlighters
StyleCaster.com

A quick overview of how the women on Forbes’ Richest Self-Made Women made it on to the list
Inquirer.net

Artis launches skin care brushes, the 5 piece collection costs $425
WWD.com – Paywall

L’Oreal creates a Snapchat Lens to promote its new Infallible Silkissime eyeliner
Adweek.com

MAC Cosmetics to launch #MACMakeupArtCosmetics a 50 piece collection in January, 2017
Cosmpolitan.co.uk

NARS launches new 413 BLKR Cheek and Lip Palette
MusingsofaMuse.com

Sephora partners with Manor to open first store in Switzerland
Bilan.ch – French

Are male grooming boxes the answer to targeting the male beauty market?
TheGuardian.com

Kylie Jenner shows off her stock of lip products
DailyMail.co.uk

Arbonne launches in New Zealand
PRNewswire.com

ALDI is debuting a range of baby skin care products called Little Journey
DrugStoreNews.com

AC Milan extends their Nivea sponsorship
SportsPromedia.com

Market and Trends

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How Instagram is changing the beauty game
Cosmopolitan.com

The rising “Lipstick Index” may be a bad sign for premium brands
Bloomberg.com

Sephora CEO tells Canadian retailers that they need to go digital, or “die”
ITBusiness.ca

Asia

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Chinese celebrity beauty bloggers are being courted by South Korean beauty brands
KoreaJoongangDaily.com

Althea raises $3.5 million USD to expand its sales in Southeast Asia
TechCrunch.com

AmorePacific brands are in high demand at duty-free stores, and the company is negotiating more with new retailers
KoreaTimes.co.kr

Missha expands its Line Friends collection across Asia
KoreaHerald.com

Shiseido sends second round of personal care products and financial aid to people affected by the Kumamoto earthquake
ShiseidoGroup.com

Three patients reportedly ill after Botox injections in Shenzhen, China
TheStandard.com.hk

Jinli Group moves into cosmetics and skin care with MegustaMe line of facial masks
TaipeiTimes.com

How South Korea became the beauty capital of the world
TheDebrief.co.uk

Department of Health and FDA of the Philippines warns against buying cosmetics online
MB.com.ph

Controversey after Lancome cancels concert in China featuring singer Denise Ho Wan-sze, who is pro Tibet and Hong Kong independence
SCMP.com, BBC.co.uk, TheStandard.co.uk

Online retail in India will reach $60 billion in gross merchandise value by 2020, according to report from Google and A.T. Kearney
YourStory.com

Monsoon season in India may boost personal care sales
TheHindu.com

Why everything is suddenly in cushion form
Fashionista.com

Sustainability and Outreach

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Ghana bans skin products containing hydroquinone
TheJakartaPost.com

Indian government looking into replacing animal testing method with alternative methods
IndiaTimes.com

Microparticle plastic is threatening fish larvae
ScienceDaily.com. Seeker.com

Australia’s federal government pledges to end sale of cosmetics tested on animals next July
TenPlay.com.au

Upcoming parliamentary hearing to decide if microbeads will be banned in UK products
NewScientist.com

L’Oreal testing batches of product produced from bio-sourced isobutene in new sustainable pilot project
GlobeNewsWire.com

Research and Technology

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Nanoballs from English Ivy roots could be used as cosmetic adhesives
ScienceMag.org

Reseerchers develop paper based sensor that can monitor UV exposure
ACS.org

University of Stirling study finds women’s perceptions of men’s masculinity may be affected by their deoderant scent
Stir.ac.uk

Corporate

New Avon LLC Appoints J. Scott White CEO
PRNewswire.com

Johnson & Johnson wins bidding war to acquire Vogue International brands like OGX
PRNewswire.com

Shiseido Americas agrees to purchase Gurwitch Products, includes brands like Laura Mercier and Revive
BusinessWire.ca

Revlon acquires Cutex from COTY
BusinessWire.com

Marie Claire re-opens France Lab after acquiring it in New York
CBNews.fr

Swallowfield has agreed to an £11m deal to acquire Brand Architekts, includes brands like: Dirty Works, Kind Natured, Argan, Happy Naturals, DrSalts, Superfacialist and Senspa
InsiderMedia.com

Interesting Reads

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Inside the hidden teenage world of Tumblr’s pro-Bernie, anti-capitalist Bling Ring
Good.is

How Toni Ko built NYX into a $500 million dollar brand
Forbes.com

How colour-changing makeup actually works
Allure.com

An interview with celebrity make-up artist and Youtuber, Lisa Eldridge
Stuff.co.nz

Fathers do their daughters’ makeup – and it turns out bad
Bustle.com

“I tried Jackie Kennedy’s beauty routine for a week”
InStyle.com

The myth of universal beauty: Actually, we aren’t all beautiful—and that’s OK
Salon.com

Honest Talk from Honest Co.’s Chris Thorne
WWD.com – Paywall

A brief overview of Olivier Echaudemaison, the make-up creative director at Guerlain’s speech at Arab Luxury World
AMEInfo.com

Straight/Curve is a new documentary about beauty ideals in modelling
Yahoo.com

Soko Glam founder launches Korean beauty blog, The Klog
WWD.com – Paywall

Child suffers burns despite applying sunscreen multiple times – catches on fire while grilling
AOL.com

Adore Cosmetics responds to viral story of one of their sales people aggressively selling product to a man with autism
NiagaraThisWeek.com

Kim Kardashian shares her daily beauty routine
InStyle.com

Five New Yorkers arrested in counterfeit perfume smuggling ring
TheFashionLaw.com

Elysium skips FDA approval process and begins selling anti-ageing supplement
Buzzfeed.com

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