#BeautyRecap: March 15th, 2016

Retail

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Supergoop! will stand by co-owner Maria Sharapova after she fails performance drug test
TheNational.ae

Mac Cosmetics drops eyeshadow refill to $6 USD from $10 USD
Tempatalia.com

Jamie King x Colourpop collaboration “Alchemy” to launch on March 24th
Bustle.com

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop newsletter promotes skin care products infused with positive thoughts and prayers
Slate.com

Glossier launches Boy Brow pomade set, lipsticks and concealer
WWD.com – Paywall

Onexton actually uses models with acne in their commercial
Fusion.net

An interview with Marla Malcolm Beck, who sold BlueMercury to Macy’s for $210 million USD
Forbes.com

Dermaflash exfoliating device now available at Neiman Marcus
PRNewswire.com

Asia

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South Korea legalizes customized, made on the spot cosmetics
KoreaHerald.com

Shiseido may focus on duty-free shops to boost lagging sales
Nikkei.com

Orjena switches snail mucin for phyto mucin extracted from yams
BusinessWire.com

Jessica Jung returns to television after year and a half hiatus, she will co-host the show “Beauty Bible” with Heo Youngji
KPopstarz.com

South Korean brand It’s Skin to enter Indian market
YonhapNews.co.kr

Opinion piece on China’s “Beautiful Man” trend
GlobalTimes.cn

Fire facials growing in popularity
IndiaTimes.com

Kao and Shiseido among world’s most ethical companies as named by Ethisphere
Ethisphere.com

Sephora launches online store in Hong Kong, offers some web-only exclusive brands
Butterboom.com

An interview with L’Oreal’s Jean-Paul Agon and L’Oreal’s activity in Jakarta, Indonesia
TheJakartaPost.com

Indian FDA sends J&J talc powder to labs for testing after recent lawsuit which alleged they caused ovarian cancer
HindustanTimescom

Outreach and Policy

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e.l.f. cosmetics discontinues use of animal hair in its brush lines
PRNewswire.com

Clorox’s Burt’s Bees and Lea Michele team up on bee decline awareness campaign
TeenVogue.com

Switzerland commits to end sale of products tested in animals
HSI.org

Greenpeace issues scorecard on companies and their palm oil sustainability
GreenPeace.org

Hain’s Celestial launches outreach program, the Qach’Umilal Girls’ Education and Leadership Project
PrNewswire.com

L’Oreal among world’s most ethical companies as named by Ethisphere
Ethisphere.com

UK’s Advertising Standards Authority issues warning on Nouveau Beauty for making unsubstantiated claims about its treatment
ASA.org.uk

L’Oreal recalls Ideal Moisture Dry and Sensitive Day Cream in Canada
HealthyCanadians.gc.ca

Worker burned in accidental fire in cosmetics plant
NJ.com

Research and Technology

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New ATX-101 injection may get rid of double chins with a few simple injections
PRNewswire.com

Stanford scientists develop method to make plastic from CO2 and plants
Stanford.edu

CTPA responds to study that found drops of phthalates in teenaged women after they stopped using cosmetics
TheFactsAbout.co.uk

Elizabeth Arden sponsored study finds compound made from retinoic acid and lactic acid has benefits for acne
Wiley.com

Researchers discover bacteria that can eat PET plastic
Fortune.com

Surveys fins 92% of women interviewed wouldn’t reverse their grey hair if they could
Telegraph.co.uk

Unilever chooses not to patent green deodorant spray can technology, to encourage other companies to switch to more environmentally packaging
BusinessGreen.com

Chinese researchers find genotoxic effects from silica nanoparticles
IngentaConnect.com

Reef Safe Suncare sunscreens pass initial coral safety tests performed by Mote Marine Tropical Research Laboratory
DeeperBlue.com

Patent issued for cosmetic that extends the life of hair colour
FreePatentsOnline.com

Corporate and Finance

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Avon to cut 2 500 jobs worldwide, also moves global headquarters back to the UK
CityAM.com

Sephora announces the 8 female entrepreneurs it has chosen to support
PRNewswire.com

TerraVia (Solazyme) and Unilever sign $200 million USD supply deal
BusinessWire.com

Nedko Nedev arrested after filing fake $8 billion buyout of Avon
Forbes.com

Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company rejects report claiming their sodium lauryl sulfate free products, contain the ingredient
TheGlobeandMail.com

Ahava opens new plant in Israel, close to the Dead Sea at the Kibbutz Ein Gedi
Haaretz.com

DuPont names Randy L. Stone as President
PRNewswire.com

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