#BeautyRecap: October 12th, 2016

Retail

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James Charles becomes CoverGirl’s first male spokesperson
Refinery29.com

Dr. Pimple Popper Sandra Lee launches first skincare product
Elle.com

MAC Cosmetics launches Helmut Newton inspired limited edition collection
Bustle.com

Boots No. 7 and Soap and Glory to be rolled out across the US in Walgreens
WWD.com

The Honest Beauty Company announces it will create a “cancel subscription” feature on its website after consumer complaints
Gizmodo.com

The Honest Beauty Company to expand into Canada, Western Europe, and Australia
WWD.com

SkinCeuticals announces clinical spa at Klara Beauty Lab in New York City
PRNewswire.com

Huda Beauty now available in France through Sephora.fr
HudaBeauty.com

Caroline Hirons “confirms” return of Sephora in the UK
Metro.co.uk

A review of Forever 21’s $5 USD rainbow highlighter
Seventeen.com

P&G’s Art of Shaving launches Power Brush system
BizJournals.com

Walgreens extends rewards program with launch of ‘Beauty Enthusiast’
BusinessWire.com

Rotating makeup brush blendSMART now available at Sephora
PRWeb.com

Dior launches book “The Art of Color”
LuxuryDaily.com

“How does Walgreen’s ‘Beauty Enthusiast’ program work? Here’s how to rack up points”
Bustle.com

Laurel Whole Plant Organics skincare line to launch at Anthropologie
BusinessWire.com

Boxed.com lowers prices on female-targeted items to fight the “Pink Tax”
PRNewswire.com

“What’s ribbon eyeliner?” A.K.A. Helix eyeliner
Bustle.com

Rituals plans US expansion beyond New York City
WWD.com

Tyra Banks launches skincare line with mini-documentary
Vogue.com.au

EOS launches TOGA a keychain holder for their ball lip balms
PRNewswire.com

MAC Cosmetics store opens in Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas with Selena collection
ElPasoProud.com

Fans line up to buy Selena makeup collection from MAC Cosmetics, sells out in 24 hours
VVDailyPress.com

Glossier reformulates and relaunches Generation G lipsticks
Bustle.com

Former heiress of Kiehl’s, Jami Morse Heidegger, re-enters skincare with new luxury line Retrouve
FashionWeekDaily.com

Splat launches vivid hair dye collection for brunettes
WWD.com

Nigerian brand Kayge Cosmetics and Fat Mamzi collaborate on matte lipsticks collection
BellaNaija.com

A review of Cargo’s waterproof Swimmables collection
Inquirer.net

Nails Inc. launches Face Inc., a collection of 4 sheet masks
WWD.com

Dublin Airport’s duty-free cosmetic area voted “best in the world”
98FM.com

Kylie Cosmetics to launch pumpkin spice themed collection, as well as phone cases
Yahoo.com

Estee Lauder’s Re-Nutriv line turns 60, launches new products. Expected to do $90 million USD in global sales
WWD.com

Celebrities and Interviews

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An interview with CoverGirl’s newest spokesperson James Charles
TeenVogue.com

An interview with Annie Jackson, Credo Beauty’s VP of merchandising and planning
BondEnAvant.com

An interview with Bobbi Brown
Telegraph.co.uk

An interview with Huda Kattan in Harper’s Bazaar Arabia
Harper’s Bazaar

“5 Beautyblender hacks from the founder of Beautyblender”
Cosmopolitan.com.au

Daniel Dae Kim talks skincare as Clinique for Men spokesperson
People.com

A review of Jo Malone’s biography, “Jo Malone: My Story”
StyleNest.co.uk

Victoria Beckham reveals one of her skincare secrets is eating salmon every day
People.com

An interview with Lauren Elkins SVP of global marketing for Estee Lauder
WWD.com

Unilever marketing head says generation who didn’t grow up with digital media are “bluffing their way through”
GlobalCosmeticsNews.com

6 beauty lessons from Charlotte Tilbury’s makeup class
People.com

An interview with the former bankruptcy lawyer who founded makeup line Reina Rebelde
Yahoo.com

A review of makeup line Reina Rebelde
Refinery29.com

Asia

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New launches from Verite, Etude House, I’m Meme, Pony Effect, Peri Pera, and more!
ChristinaHello.com

LG H&H partners with Farouk Hair Systems on joint venture
KoreaHerald.com

China forecast to surpass US beauty sales
TheStandard.com.hk
Shiseido creates app that puts on virtual makeup for women who telework
Asahi.com

South Korean cosmetic companies enjoying a surge of demand from abroad
YonhapNews.co.kr

AmorePacific hosts marathon to raise awareness for breast cancer in Seoul
KoreaTimes.co.kr

Chinese internet celebrities promote South Korean beauty brands, despite tensions between the two countries
KoreaTimes.co.kr

Incheon becomes hot spot for Chinese tourists
KoreaJoongangDaily.com

China’s luxury consumption tax reduction sees shares rise for AmorePacific, LG H&H, and Cosmax
CNBC.com

AmorePacific shares dropped in response to impending lawsuit over toothpastes
Nikkei.com

Ant Capital Partners acquires Japan’s Sojitz Cosmetics
DealStreetAsia.com

“South Korean companies now develop more skincare related patents than any other country”
CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com

“The amazing techniques I learned at Korean beauty school”
Yahoo.com

More Thai general practitioner doctors performing cosmetic surgery after taking South Korean courses
TodayOnline.com

Japan’s Kose sees 10% profit gain on sales to tourists
Nikkei.com

Cosmetics manufacturer Interwork Korea named 2016’s small to medium manufacturer
KoreaHerald.com

Two South Korean entrepreneurs, including AmorePacific CEO Suh Kyung-Bae, bet big on future generations
KoreaHerald.com

Cosmetic procedures non-Koreans might find “weird”
AllKPop.com

A review of Erborian’s BB Cream
Vogue.com

India’s Gujarat Cow Board claims cow urine and dung can give eternal beauty
NDTV.com

Leading Indian cosmetic company challenges 1 ppm mercury limit in cosmetics
PharmaBiz.com

Ultra-affluent working women driving India’s 9 billion USD luxury market
IndiaTimes.com

Market and Trends

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Influencers want narrative control when working with brands in recent survey
RealWire.com

IRI survey finds that promotions fail to increase sales for UK retailers
ESMMagazine.com

How “micro-influencers” are impacting traditional marketing
Business2Community.com

Reportlinker releases global sun care market report
PRNewswire.com

Sustainability and Outreach

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Viola Davis partners with Vaseline to improve skin health for Americans
PRNewswire.com

PZ Cussons and Concern Universal launch campaign to promote handwashing in Nigeria
Guardian.ng

L’Oreal Paris announce 2016 recipients of the Women of Worth awards
PRNewswire.com

L’Oreal Brazil launches audio makeup tutorials for the visually impaired
TheDrum.com

Texas doctor warns that over-the-counter costume contact lenses could put users at risk of blindness
PRNewswire.com

Sheamoisture funds study about implicit bias affecting Black women with natural hair
FastCompany.com

Research team discovers microplastics ingested by deep-sea animals
Europa.eu

Class-action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson’s Aveeno gets go-ahead from New York court over allegedly deceptive “natural” branding
Law360.com

Talcum powder lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson move forward in Missouri court
PRNewswire.com

L’Oreal Australia announces first female majority in executive committee
News.com.au

Australian customs seizes counterfeit cosmetics with “Australian Made” logo
SmartCompany.com.au

Bio-Oil promotes “Be Comfortable In Your Own Skin” campaign to support young burn survivors
PRNewswire.com

Dr. Bronner’s to use 3rd quarter profits to support marijuana and minimum wage reforms
DrBronner.com

Avene launches campaign #AveneHope for eczema awareness month
PRNewswire.com

Creme of Nature launches empowerment campaign #byNature
PRNewswire.com

Founder of natural skincare brand launches the Natural Advisory Council to advocate for more regulations
NYMag.com

“The US Cosmetics Safety Bill, everything you need to know”
Allure.com

Research and Technology

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Panasonic Smart Mirror prototype analyzes a viewer’s face then prints out makeup
Engadget.com

L’Oreal patents oily skin treatment using light and hollow silica spheres
Google Patents

Corporate

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LVMH’s Benefit Cosmetics in lawsuit after using Miss Cleo persona without permission
DailyBusinessReview.com

Jean-Marc Plisson to join Shiseido from CEO position of Fresh
Yahoo.com

P&G stands by Coty deal despite $1 billion USD drop in price
WWD.com

Nestle brings on Allergan executive Paul Navarre onboard as it begins promotion of Dysport
FiercePharma.com

Trish McEvoy sues Too Faced for use of “the power of makeup” trademark
Independent.ie

Karen Fondu retires from position as president of L’Oreal Paris USA
LOrealUSA.com

“Could competition in affordable makeup market stunt e.l.f. Cosmetics’ growth?”
SeekingAlpha.com

Revlon replaces social media and digital agency GPY&R with Reborn
AdNews.com.au

Avon to webcast 3rd quarter 2016 earnings conference call on November 3rd
PRNewswire.com

Target opens smaller-sized stores to compete with Walmart and Amazon
Nasdaq.com

Interesting Reads

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Model Anthea Page gets staph eye infection from dirty makeup brush
Independent.co.uk

“Why Alicia Keys’ #nomakeup look is not quite as ‘real’ as it seems”
TheGuardian.com

Stem cell expert says that topical stem cell products “do not work”
AmericanSpa.com

How young Asian makeup artists are challenging beauty norms
Vice.com

“What it means to be a man wearing makeup in a Masc4Masc world”
Racked.com

“How to perfect your at-home skincare routine, according to a dermatologist”
Bustle.com

“Simon Cowell forced a woman to remove her makeup on X-Factor, and that’s not okay”
Refinery29.com

“Selling shampoo, eye cream, and a chemical crackdown”
NYTimes.com

“Amber Rose’s beauty secret is masturbation”
Glamour

“A totally rational, research-backed argument in favour of shopping”
Racked.com

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