#BeautyRecap: October 26th, 2015



The slower you shop, the more you spend | WSJ.com

Sephora launches Flash stores in Paris, smaller and more automated | TheStar.com.my

Kim Kardashian acquires licensing right for Botox “alternative” | Refinery29.com

Tom Ford creates a lipstick for Drake and Jake Gyllenhaal | Cosmopolitan.com

Can a Black-owned business market to all people? | MadameNoire.com

Powder beauty site will help you find products with recommendation service | MarieClaire.co.uk

Kate Winslet enforces no retouching in her contract with L’Oreal | FStoppers.com

Maris Berenson teams up with Neiman Marcus for her new line | WWD.com

ModiFace launches face manipulation app with Juvederm | MarketWatch.com

Tyra Banks seeking investors for her beauty business | WSJ.com

LUSH to relocate to bigger stores in the US and Canada | ChainStoreage.com

Bobbi Brown doesn’t believe in contouring or Botox | Fashionista.com



Crocodile oil is the latest skin nourishing ingredient | TheGloss.com

Beauty goes super natural | WWD.com – Paywall

Survey finds celebrities lead hair colour trends | BeautyStoreBusiness.com

Organic market to reach $66 billion in ASEAN countries by 2020 | MarketWatch.com

Yeast extract and beta glucan market growing, partly due to increased use in cosmetics | GlobalNewswire.com



Osaka University and Thai University hold conference on metabolomics and their use in skin care | Business-Standard.com

Estee Lauder invests in Have & Be Co., owner of Dr. Jart+ and Do The Right Thing | BusinessWire.com

The next big thing in Korean beauty: Muscles! | Trust.org

Amway opens botanical research center in China | PRNewswire.com

Kooding adds Mamond and Beyond to its online store, plans to include other popular brands soon | PRWeb.com

Missha opens three stores in Spain | Koreatimes.co.kr

Chinese study finds cosmetic surgery enhanced ratings of self esteem in women | EurekAlert.org

Thai governments hosts a “Swine Queen” beauty pageant | Coconuts.co

Sustainability and Outreach


#LancomeGivesBack campaign to raise money for St. Judes | PRNewswire.com

Pregnant women in Brooklyn have highest levels of certain preservatives used in cosmetics | EurekAlert.org

Cosmetics testing, will Japan go cruelty free? | JapanToday.com

Unilever achieves zero waste to landfill across global factory network | Unilever.com

Has corporate social responsibility become the modern gold rush?| TheGuardian.com

Meet the hairy porn star determined to make women rethink razors | Mic.com

P&G’s Secret deodorant brand to award three $10 000 scholarships as part of new anti-bullying campaign | PG.com

Study finds sunscreen chemical oxybenzone contributes to the bleaching of coral reefs | PrNewswire.com

Consumer goods brands that demonstrate commitment to sustainability outperform those that don’t | Nielsen.com

DOW Chemical and Unilever dispatch educators to teach children how to wash their hands properly in Singapore for Global Handwashing Day | SustainableBrands.com

Transatlantic trade agreement may cause consumers to seek out more natural and organic personal care products | Mintel.com



Jars of banned skin lightening cream seized at London airport | WSCountyTimes.co.uk

The sway of counterfeits | Dawn.com

US trade group wants Alibaba’s TaoBao.com relisted as notorious market for counterfeits | WSJ.com

Truth in Advertising organization files FTC complaint against Jeunesse for misleading health claims | TruthInAdvertising.org

Interesting Reads


A new type of performance art: Youtube beauty tutorials | Vice.com

Jennifer Connelly talks candidly about the pressures of ageing in Hollywood | HelloMagazine.com

Michelle Phan moving away from making beauty videos | Fashionista.com

Why do girls wear makeup? You asked Google – here’s the answer | TheGuardian.com

Cosmetic chemical distributor Azelis acquires Koda Group | Azelis.com

Snake venom helps hydrogels stop the bleeding | Rice.edu

Parabens may be more potent carcinogen than thought | Berkeley.edu

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