#BeautyRecap: May 24th, 2016

Retail

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Better Business Bureau issues alert saying that many Kylie Cosmetics customers have been receiving empty boxes
AOL.com

L’Oreal, Henkel, and Unilever vie for Vogue International, owners of the Organix line of haircare products
Reuters.com

A preview of the upcoming Sephora x Mara Hoffman collaboration
Popsugar.com

Barns & Nobles launches The Glossary, a beauty shopping area, in college campus bookstores
BusinessWire.com

Walgreens plans to change its beauty shopping experience after merger with Boots and pending RiteAid acquisition
WWD.com – Paywall

St. Tropez develops new fragrance said to mask the smell of ‘biscuits’ in self tanners
Telegraph.co.uk

Tide launches Purclean, a laundry detergent with 65% biobased detergents
BusinessWire.com

Market and Trends

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Syria’s famous Damask rose may be at risk due to the tension in the area
Yahoo.com

UAE residents biggest spenders on cosmetics in the Middle East and Africa region
7Days.ae

Indix predicts that the global skin care market will reach $121 billion USD by the end of 2016
Indix.com

Regulation and Outreach

“US microbead ban failed in one big way”
HuffingtonPost.com

Denmark pushes for a microbead ban throughout the EU
CosmeticsDesign.com

The Smithsonian to digitize its historical cosmetics collection with support from Kiehl’s
AmericanHistory.edu

US FDA issues warning letter to Reviva Labs for making drug-like claims on its cosmetics
FDA.gov

Para, Brazil bans animal testing for cosmetics
HSI.org

The Body Shop unveil plan to create bio-bridges, links in cut down forest allowing animals to reconnect to breed
PRNewswire.com

Asia

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TonyMoly is set to aggressively expand in China, after 2 year legal dispute with distributor
KoreaHerald.com

Chinese men more likely to splurge on themselves vs Chinese women when online shopping
SCMP.com

I-Hua Wu becomes Maybelline’s first Asian global ambassador
Refinery29.com

H&M Beauty launches in Singapore
Timeout.com

Amway Korea’s sales grow 261-fold in 25 years
KoreaTimes.co.kr

Doosan opens a 24 hour duty free store in eastern Seoul
KoreaTimes.co.kr

Kanebo to launch eponymous brand, to become new central luxury brand for the company
JapanTimes.co.jp

Research finds that its elderly men and women in Korea that are increasing their spending on cosmetics the most
KoreaJoongangDaily.com

Shinsegae opens its new duty-free shopping centre in downtown Seoul
Chosun.com

New president and CEO of Shiseido tasked with reviving the company and “Japan”
WWD.com – Paywall

Indian skin care brand creates promotion campaigning against skin lightening
Mumbrella.asia

Research and Technology

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Consumer Reports investigation on natural sunscreens find only 26% meet labelling claims
ConsumerReports.org

“Sunscreen gene” may lead to better photoprotection methods in the future
ScienceDaily.com

Contradicting results in two new studies on the effect of triclosan on the human microbiome
CBC.ca

Corporate

UK fund Permira to buy John Masters Organics
Nikkei.com

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