#BeautyRecap: October 4th, 2016

Retail

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Amazon bans the exchange of positive reviews for free product or incentives
TechCrunch.com

HSN drops Sevinor Skincare Solutions after spokesperson and doctor arrested for buying crack cocaine
PageSix.com

Anastasia Beverly Hills and Mario Dedivanovic launch eyeshadow palette
TeenVogue.com

Smashbox 3D prints limited edition lipsticks
Allure.com

Kik launches beauty and fashion shopping chat bots
PRNewswire.com

Wet n’ Wild speeds up development to catch on to trends. Launches its version of the rainbow highlighter
WWD.com

Sephora US website now accepts Paypal
Sephora.com

Rimmel London launches app with “makeup swap” feature
PRNewswire.com

Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company to remove sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS) from its detergents and other products despite claiming they were “SLS free”
WSJ.com

Kylie Jenner launches “Smile” Lip Kit, 100% of proceeds support cleft palette charity Smile Train
PRNewswire.com

Arbonne introduces handheld ultrasonic skincare device, Intelligence Genius Ultra
PRNewswire.com

MAC Selena collection launches in Corpus Christi, Texas. Quickly sells out
Chron.com

New launches from the Estee Lauder family of brands
MoodieDavittReport.com

Lena Dunham and Clinique team up on episode for her podcast
InStyle.com

Drew Barrymore explains why she’s expanding Flower Beauty into a home line
Yahoo.com

A review of Urban Decay’s Full Spectrum palette
TeenVogue.com

Dior tests interactive beauty shop in Paris, France
PremiumbeautyNews.com

The most popular eyeshadow palettes on Pinterest
Glamour.com

New launches in Sephora Middle East
TheNational.ae

Hard Candy launches exclusive line in Walmart
WWD.com

Sephora postpones opening of Iran stores to end of 2017
Reuters.com

A review of Neutrogena’s light therapy mask device for acne
TeenVogue.com

ColourPop renames darker contouring shades after criticism
TheShadeRoom.com

Review of MAC Cosmetics magnetic Spellbinder eyeshadow
TeenVogue.com

Tata Harper launches multi-masking trio
Allure.com

Beautycon partners with Angel Merino and Makeup Shayla on subscription box
TeenVogue.com

Youtuber Bubzbeauty introduces her eyeshadow palette with BH Cosmetics
WWD.com

On-site with Tata Harper at City Chemist in Brooklyn
WWD.com

ColourPop launches Studio 1400 eyeshadow palette
TeenVogue.com

An interview with Victoria Beckham about her Estee Lauder collaboration
HelloMagazine.com

Murad kicks off ‘Connected Beauty Summit’ focusing on holistic beauty and health in New York
PRNewswire.com

Land of Women lingerie launches skincare line
Allure.com

Skinfix launches in CVS
WWD.com

“Five brilliant Irish beauty brands you should definitely know about”
IrishPost.co.uk

Bluemercury opens in Plano, Texas
PaperCityMag.com

Markwin’s Wet n’ Wild launches Color Icon collection, aimed at selfie-taking millennials
WWD.com

Former Net-a-Porter employees launch ‘The Natural Curator’ website for natural beauty products
WWD.com

Robin McGraw and Jessica Wu partner on skincare line, promoted by her husband Dr Phil on his show
WWD.com

Asia

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South Korea hosts Sale Festa, offers discounts to tourists on air travel and products
KoreaTimes.co.kr, Arirang.co.kr

Kao licenses its foam hair dye patents to P&G, after P&G’s infringement
Kao.com

AmorePacific toothpastes recalled after South Korean agency discovers banned ingredients
KoreaTimes.co.kr

Consumers demand probe into AmorePacific after it is discovered their toothpastes contain banned ingredients
KoreaTimes.co.kr

Chinese tourists expected to spend $72 billion USD during ‘Golden Week’
QZ.com

Brands offering discounts in Singapore to court Chinese tourists during ‘Golden Week’
BusinessofFashion.com

The Body Shop prepares for “Golden Week” by launching Alipay in its London stores
WireCard.com

China to cut luxury cosmetics tax from 30% to 15%
Bloomberg.com

Korean beauty as explained by Charlotte Cho, co-founder of Soko Glam
Glamour.com

Mirae Asset Daewoo to invest 20 billion won into Celltrion’s cosmetic business
PulseNews.co.kr

Tokyo hosts 15th Diet and Beauty Fair
NewKerala.com

South Korean dupes for high-end makeup
Youtube.com – Beauty Beasts

Etude House updates its brand image from “Princess Fantasy” to “Sweet Dream” to court younger consumers
KokreaJoongangDaily.com

Hong Kong “face readers” say eyebrow grooming can change your fate
GMANetwork.com

Thai franchisee of The Face Shop to open store in Laos
NationMultimedia.com

“Yes, Asia is obsessed with white skin”
Inquirer.net

An interview with Stella Kim, a former SNSD trainee
NextShark.com

“The best cleansing tips from Korean celebrities”
TeenVogue.com

Shiseido, Unicharm, and Lion partner on retail joint-venture, to share shelf space and cross-promote
Nikkei.com

Cosmetic manufacturer Kolmar acquires new warehouse to help its expansion in the US
RecordOnline.com

The story of how traditional Chinese skincare brand Liushen remarketed itself to youth
PRNewswire.com

Korean brand Masqueology expands into US Walmarts
PRNewswire.com

Huma Qureshi in talks to endorse a cosmetics brand
IndiaTimes.com

Oriflame re-launches Giordani Gold line in India
NewKerala.com

Markets and Trends

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Study finds brand-produced content falls behind those from social media beauty gurus
WWD.com

Global skin lightener market expected to grow at 9.29% CAGR until 2020
PRNewswire.com

Survey finds 35% of US women plan on purchasing more natural beauty products in the next year
PRNewswire.com

Mass market perfume is “disappearing”
WWD.com

Unilever creates two in-house marketing and content groups, in response to ad-blockers
CampaignLive.co.uk

“Is going ethnic a new trend for marketers in the beauty industry?”
Marketing-Interactive.com

P&G marketing chief says they’re not cutting back on Facebook Ads, they’re going to use better targeting
AdWeek.com

Survey finds 50% of consumers turn to Amazon first when searching for products
Bloomberg.com

Global colour cosmetics market forecast to be worth $77.7 billion USD by 2020
DigitalJournal.com

Global emulsifier market to reach $8.44 billion USD by 2021
PRNewswire.com

Generation M, reaching millennial Muslims
GlobalCosmeticsNews.com

Outreach and Regulation

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Beauty brands raising funds for Breast Cancer Awareness month
VanityFair.com – Part 1, VanityFair.com – Part 2

Health Canada considers new regulatory scheme for self-care products
ChemicalWatch.com

Customer files class-action lawsuit against Playtex for allegedly falsifying Banana Boat SPF claims
LegalNewsLine.com

Loophole may still allow cosmetics that were tested on animals to be sold in the European Union
Lexology.com

European dermatology association posts call to action to raise awareness for UV protection for workers
PDF

Sephora launches ‘Classes for Confidence’ workshops
PRNewswire.com

15 salons in Abu Dhabi cited for using expired products
KhaleejTimes.com

EOS partners with Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on fundraising campaign
Convio.net

Lime Crime customers report “discoloration” of their Superfoils
Reddit.com

Research

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New drug dupilumab for atopic dermatitis (eczema) is successful in two large clinical trials
NYTimes.com

Avon Foundation funded breast cancer study finds Black women dying at higher rates than White women
PRNewswire.com

Plastic microbeads for cleansers isn’t the only contributor to micropollution in the oceans, so is your laundry
Gizmodo.com.au, TheGuardian.com

P&G and New Zealand’s Honeylab form partnership to explore benefits of honey
Stuff.co.nz

L’Oreal and Poeitis 3D print hair follicles, technology could provide insight into potential hair loss treatments
3DPrint.com

Kerastem completes Phase II clinical trial investigating hair loss treatment using late stage cell therapy
SmarterAnalyst.com

Corporate

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Sally Beauty CFO Mark Flaherty resigns
TheStreet.com

Cosmetics Corp J.A. sells 1 457 901 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock
TheCerbatGem.com

Coty completes P&G brand merger deal, becomes 3rd largest beauty company
BusinessWire.com

Shiseido strengthens its cyber-security with Centrify Global Authentication
BusinessWire.com

P&G sets 3.9 exchange ratio for its spinoff during Reverse Morris Trust merger to Coty
WWD.com

Estee Lauder overhauls its corporate website
WWD.com

Hyland Media marketing retains Coty and adds P&G as client through their merger of brands
AdNews.com.au

Vaseline Healing Project helps provide medical supplies to people in areas of crisis
Vimeo.com

Perfumery company Douglas appoints Michael Raunch as CFO
WWD.com

Claudia Poccia named chief marketing office of Bare Escentuals
BusinessWire.com

Interesting Reads

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New digital magazine Skin Deep focuses on makeup and women of colour
Fusion.net

Global brand president of Clinique Jane Lauder has 3 tips for those in the beauty industry
Fortune.com

Reddit’s SkincareAddiction hates St. Ives Apricot Scrub
Slate.com

“8 most common mistakes dermatologist see”
Bustle.com

“How brows became the beauty obsession of the decade”
TheGuardian.com

Why Lisa Eldridge hires older models for her Youtube tutorials (She thinks makeup is for everyone)
Yahoo.com

US FDA approves new cohesive gel breast implants from Allergan
Glamour.com

Skincare myths a cosmetic chemist wants you to stop believing
NewBeauty.com

“The underground economy in prison is way more sophisticated than you might think”
BusinessInsider.com

“The best moisturisers to wear under makeup according to the pros”
Allure.com

Huda Kattan’s best beauty secrets
TeenVogue.com

Interview with Joshua Esnard inventor of the Cut Buddy, a plastic template for men’s haircuts
GQ.com

“Eyelash extensions for beginners”
Elle.com

“18 artist selfies that get under the skin”
WMagazine.com

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