#BeautyRecap: March 29th, 2016

Retail

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Kelly Rowland developing a makeup line for darker skin tones
TheBoomBox.com

Will Ferrell to launch a sunscreen
InStyle.com

Jaime King x ColourPop collaboration launches
Refinery29.com

L’Oreal ad shows the process of creating makeup for all skin tones
AdWeek.com

Kendall Jenner attracts crowd to Sephora for launch of the Estee Lauder, Estee Edit line
WWD.com

Kardashians hit with $180 million USD lawsuit over poor promotion of Kardashian Beauty
WWD.com

The Body Shop launches new products in the Middle East, to boost growth
GulfNews.com

Market

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French beauty and perfume exports increased 4.4% in 2015
Febea.fr – French

Personal care for maternity to grow 1.27% each year until 2020
PRNewswire.com

Fake products to have a significant impact on the US market over the next 5 years
SecuringIndustry.com

Outreach and Regulation

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US FDA tests determine lead levels in Alikay Naturals product Bentonite Me Baby
FDA.gov

European Chemicals Agency supports limitation on D4 and D5 silicones, due to their potential to pollute water systems
ChemicalWatch.com

UK advisor rules that animal testing ban does not apply to imported products
ChemicalWatch.com

Research and Technology

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L’Oreal and IDOR sign collaboration research agreement to study tissue reconstruction
LOreal.com

Johnson and Johnson study finds waterproof sunscreens may act as additional water barrier on the skin
Wiley.com

Asia

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Hankyu’s Men department store reopens and provides more space for men’s grooming
The-Japan-News.com

China to remove a special tax on imported beauty goods
TheMalayMailOnline.com

Korean Trade promotion agency to host annual events to promote smaller South Korean brands
YonhapNews.co.kr

Korean customs to mark South Korean beauty products with QR code to fight counterfeits
AsiaOne.com

Indonesian agency restricts employment of LGBT workers in beauty salons
TheStar.com.my

Chinese Millennials spark a boom in Botox treatments
TheMalayMailOnline.com

Complaints over poor ‘haitao’ (cross border shopping) experiences on the rise
ShanghaiDaily.com

McKinsey report predicts that Chinese shoppers will spend more on travel, beauty services, and personal care
Bloomberg.com

Shiseido Americas announces new CFO Ronald Gee, who was previously CFO at COTY
BusinessWire.com

AmorePacific begins expansion of Aritaum locations in North America
JKNUS.com

P&G India introduces 6 month leave for new adoptive parents
IndiaTimes.com

South Korean boom hits Australia
SBS.com.au

A reporter’s experience in Seoul’s MyeongDong district
Business-Standard.com

Seoulites feel neglected as MyeongDong focuses on Chinese shoppers
KoreaHerald.com

Japanese marketers increase advertising targetted at Chinese shoppers
BangkokPost.com

Chinese customs busts multi-million dollar smuggling ring, brands included Sulwhasoo, Whoo, Mamonde and Laneige
TRBusiness.com

Corporate

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Nestle Skin to form joint venture with Proactiv, will become majority owner
Bloomberg.com

Avon and Barington Capital settle proxy fight, Avon to allow appointment of independent director to board
CityAM.com

Drybar completes $40.9 million USD credit facility
PRNewswire.com

TA Associates receives US FTC approval to buy a stake in Paula’s Choice from Bertram Capital. The Hut Group also a potential bidder
WWD.com – Paywall

L’Oreal boosts its distribution center in Uruguay with $1 million USD investment
ElPais.com

Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross agrees to purchase Nexeo Solutions
WSJ.com

ICM Products, a silicone manfuacturer, invests in new lab and production facility
Businesswire.com

Interesting Reads

An interview with makeup artist Pat McGrath
Popsugar.com

A reporter’s 4 month journey to get the Kylie Lip Kit
EOnline.com

Refinery29’s 29 most influential women in beauty
Refinery29.com

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