#BeautyRecap: December 6th, 2016

Retail

recap1

Estee Lauder opens Christmas gifting store in London
CosmeticsBusiness.com

People and TODAY reveal their Beauty Awards 2016 winners
Today.com

Sephora’s Virtual Artist app to expand into Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore and Indonesia
WWD.com – Paywall

Refinery29 announces its Beauty Innovator Awards winners
Refinery29.com

Glamour’s guide to the best male grooming products
GlamourMagazine.co.uk

Molly Cosmetics launches Silisponge, a transparent silicone makeup sponge
TeenVogue.com

“Curology wants to treat your acne over the Internet”
Racked.com

Star Wars collaborates with KeepMe to launch a line of themed fragrances
KeepMeGroup.com

Eyeko and Colette collaborate on mascara
Allure.com

Makeup used on and inspired by the Gilmore Girls return
DailyMail.co.uk

InnovaDerma raises money to expand Skinny Tan across the US
ProactiveInvestors.co.uk

Unilever launch new deodorants and antiperspirants with “anti-marks” technology
PRNewswire.com

A review of Tarte’s Athleisure line
Popsugar.com

Essie launches Gel Couture nail polish line
PRNewswire.com

Icelandic skincare line Soley Organics do debut in the UK
Wallpaper.com

“Sephora NZ customers left in dark with undelivered orders and no customer service”
Stuff.co.nz

Top 8 women-led beauty companies
Forbes.com

8 best British beauty buys
Vogue.co.uk

5 Too Faced Unicorn Tears lipstick dupes to try
Allure.com

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter starts its Winter Cocoa Tour across the US
PRNewswire.com

“Why the new moisturising soft lotion by La Mer is worth every penny”
Forbes.com

“A new mask from AmorePacific that keeps you glowing and helps you sleep”
Forbes.com

Uma Oils launches in Space NK
WWD.com – Paywall

Celebrities and Interviews

recap2

An interview with Birchbox co-founder Katia Beauchamp
TheGuardian.com

An interview with Victoria’s Secret Angel Taylor Hill
Elle.com

“Why the Victoria’s Secret Angels are obsessed with this gold mask”
Glamour.com

“The ‘Melaniin Goddess’: Meet the model whose skin tone made her a social media sensation”
CNN.com

An interview with Dr. Sandra Lee aka Dr. Pimple Popper and her best acne tips
TeenVogue.com

Jo Malone launches her book ‘My Story’
PRNewswire.com

Make Up For Ever and Jessie J team up for a year of artistic collaborations
PRNewswire.com

Pitbull launches his third fragrance line
PRNewswire.com

Kylie Jenner is giving away a car to celebrate the opening of her pop-up store
Bustle.com

Hailey Baldwin at the launch of her collaboration with ModelCo
Rescu.com.au

Mariah Carey at the launch of her collaboration with MAC Cosmetics
TheSun.co.uk

Asia

recap3

Cyber-breach at Shiseido’s IPSA store potentially leads to 420 000+ leaked customer details
Mainichi.jp

Shiseido unveils new products targetted at the Chinese market
Nikkei.com

L’Oreal Japan invents device that converts hair damage into sound
Nikkei.com

@cosme announces winners of its The Best Cosmetics Awards 2016
PRNewswire.com

Survey finds growing South Korean cosmetics popularity among Chinese youth
Nikkei.com

B2LiNK eyes global K-beauty market beyond China
KoreaTimes.co.kr

South Korea to ban cosmetics that don’t use alternative testing (if available) by February 2017
ChemicalWatch.com

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

Kolmar Korea takes over Canada’s CSR Cosmetics
PulseNews.co.kr

“Why there’s a really good chance you’re working a K-beauty trend”
Glossy.co

Sheetmask retailer Petaluma & Co launches subscription box
PRNewswire.com

Son of China’s richest man Wang Jianlin backs beauty-brand Ningyue
ChinaMoneyNetwork.com

Anil Kapoor reveals his skincare secrets
GQIndia.com

Market

recap4

Facebook releases data on beauty consumers
FB.com

Estee Lauder taps millennial employees to help direct marketing and retail
FT.com

Skincare devices market projected to grow at a CAGR of 10% from 2014 to 2020
DigitalJournal.com

“Why influencer marketing is the new inbound marketing for retailers”
TheDrum.com

“Cult-like followings and exclusivity are driving beauty boutique growth”
PRNewswire.com

Outreach

recap5

Amnesty International says child labour involved in palm oil harvesting supplied to Nestle, Unilever, and others
Forbes.com

Shiseido announced as a partner at the 12th Women’s Forum for Economy and Society
WorldPressOnline.com

France issues regulations to label goods from Israeli settlements
Haaretz.com

DoTERRA donates to assist the Ghana Make a Difference Program, supporting orphans in Ghana
PRNewswire.com

Microfibers from clothing emerging as new environmental threat after countries move to ban plastic microbeads
NationalPost.com

Planned train line in France may endanger Chanel’s flower fields
HollywoodReporter.com

Corporate

recap6

Avon’s CIO Tom Conophy leaves after 6 weeks
WSJ.com

Glossier raises $24 million USD to open stores and go international
Forbes.com

How Glossier raised its latest round of funding
IntoTheGloss.com

“Glossier is building a multimillion-dollar millennial makeup empire with Slack, Instagram, and selfies”
QZ.com

Shiseido appoints Serena Giovi as SVP of Buxom
GlobalCosmeticsNews.com

Jamie Wilson named CFO of Avon
PRNewswire.com

L’Occitane International reports profit rise 34 per cent in the fiscal half year
SCMP.com

Davines achieves B Corporation certification
BCorporation.eu

Interesting Reads

recap7

“Where beauty means bleached skin”
NYTimes.com

How a cat’s tongue works to detangle fur and hair
PrinceGeorgeCitizen.com

“The beauty blogger shaving cream hack everyone is freaking out over” (Using it as makeup remover)
Allure.com

“Premium Beauty: What is it and why is it so important right now?”
TheFashionLaw.com

Woman receives damages and legal fees after being burned by her high-end skin cream
Herald.ie

“A hairy man’s guide to skincare”
GQ.com

“The wasabi lip-plumping hack isn’t as genius as you might think”
Allure.com

Skincare experts blast wasabi lip-plumping tip
DailyMail.co.uk

£650,000 worth of cosmetics stolen in ‘get rich quick’ scam
ManchesterEveningNews.co.uk

Moroccan state TV show apologises after showing segment showing how to use makeup to cover signs of domestic abuse
TheGuardian.com

#FaceFullofFoodChallenge has beauty bloggers using mac and cheese powder as makeup
TeenVogue.com

BeautyRecap: November 15th, 2016

Retail

recap1

e.l.f. Beauty to open new store at Columbus Circle in New York City
PRNewswire.com

Dermaflash and Perricone MD collaborate on ‘Ultimate Exfoliation & Treatment System’
PRNewswire.com

Estee Lauder opens Estee Edit store on London’s Carnaby Street
LuxuryDaily.com

Function of Beauty to hold pop-up in New York City
FashionWeekDaily.com

Dior Beauty opens first store in World Trade Center Oculus in New York City
WWD.com

Kiko Milano opens 28 stores in the US
Racked.com

Target to open ‘flex-format’ store in Hell’s Kitchen, New York City
BizJournals.com

Influenster reveals results of ‘Best in Beauty’ awards
MarketWired.com

Olay quietly launches SkinAdvisor.Olay.com to help shoppers analyse their skin
WWD.com – Paywall

Storybook Cosmetics teases ‘Wizard of Oz’ inspired palette
TeenVogue.com

Woolworths accused of replacing G and M Australian Cosmetics products with cheaper knockoff
ABC.net.au

Beauty 360 to launch line of face masks at Target stores
Allure.com

ASA sides with Space NK on “misleading” sunscreen promotional email
ASA.org.uk

Swatches of Tarte Cosmetics Tarteist PRO Eye Jewels Glitter Liners
Bustle.com

Mush Beauty in Ecuador to offer beauty education courses
PRNewswire.com

Celebrities and Interviews

recap2

Marlena Stell of Make Up Geek launches lip products
PRNewswire.com

“Alicia Keys says it took her ‘forever’ to get her flawless complexion”
People.com

Kylie and Chloe Kardashian collaboration sells out in 6 minutes
HollywoodLife.com

An interview with Birchbox’s CEO Katia Beauchamp
USMagazine.com

David Beckham and Biotherm Homme host event to launch new product
PRNewswire.com

Makeup artist Yasuo Yoshikawa recounts working with Hillary Clinton
WWD.com – Paywall

Lucy Watson launches cruelty-free lip brand ‘Basic Bitch’
Reveal.co.uk

Megan McKenna’s new lip products are the same as Nathan Lippitt’s
TheSun.co.uk

Asia

recap3

South Korean beauty boom causing non-cosmetic firms to venture into the market
PUlseNews.co.kr

Peach & Lily launches skincare line
PRNewswire.com

“K-Beauty breakthroughs that actually work”
HarpersBazaar.com

Sephora China opens its 200th store in Shanghai
ShanghaiDaily.com

TonyMoly to speed expansion in US and China after success in Ulta and Sephora
KoreaITTimes.com

Australian brands like Jurlique popular with Chinese shoppers during Singles’ Day
TheAustralian.com.au

LG H&H to enter DNA testing market
Nikkei.com

“South Korean firms may not hit jackpot during China’s Singles Day”
SCMP.com

Korean retailers sell big during China’s Singles Day
KoreaHerald.com

Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency helps launch beauty brands in India
NewIndianExpress.com

Kanebo readies for branding relaunch
Inquirer.net

Sa Sa confident in Macau’s prospects
MacauDailyTimes.com.mo

Yoon Dong-han, chairman of Kolmar Korea, donates $2.2 million USD Buddhist painting
KoreaHerald.com

“It’s the 21st century, but can men accept men wearing makeup?”
MalaysianDigest.com

South Korean cosmetic brands still doing well with Chinese Tourists at the Shilla Duty-Free mall
MoodieDavittReport.com

Market

recap4

US survey finds top qualities of an SPF product are that it isn’t sticky or leave white streaks
Statista.com

How Ipsy stays up-to-date with social media stars
WWD.com – Paywall

Plastic surgery surges among millennials. The Kardashian effect?
HollywoodReporter.com

Cosmetic pigments market expected to be worth $11.57 billion USD by 2021
PRNewswire.com

“Kay Spanger: Travel-retail beauty needs to evolve”
WWD.com – Paywall

Global facial wipes market expected to grow at CAGR of 9% between 2016-2020
PRNewswire.com

Outreach

recap5

Chile’s ‘green gold’ agar-agar algae under threat
ChannelNewsAsia.com

Physician’s Formula named in class-action lawsuit over ‘natural’ claims
LegalNewsline.com

Lush Cosmetics helps activists to make film about ending British Columbia’s grizzly bear hunt
Straight.com

Corporate

recap6

Estee Lauder acquires Too Faced Cosmetics in $1.45 billion USD deal
WSJ.com

Nasty Gal files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
StartupSmart.com.au

“Walgreens is hurting rival CVS, but is it helping itself?”
ChicagoBusiness.com

Macy’s strikes deal with Brookfield to redevelop 50 stores
NYPost.com

Coty Inc. reports 1st quarter results
BusinessWire.com

“Coty cites ‘massive ditraction of integration’ for sales decline”
Nasdaq.com

Perricone MD names Jessica Hanson as Chief Marketing & Sales Officer
PRNewswire.com

Key takeaways from Revlon’s 3rd quarter results
Nasdaq.com

Shiseido releases 3rd quarter results
Shiseido – PDF

Rohto Pharma sees profits drop 18%
Nikkei.com

Oriflame releases 4th quarter results
Reuters.com

Edgewell Personal Care releases 4th quarter results
PRNewswire.com

Estee Lauder completes acquisition of Becca Cosmetics
BusinessWire.com

Jonathan Hammond appointed to Unilever’s Foundry
CampaignLive.co.uk

Interesting Reads

recap7

“10 American beauty ingredients banned in other countries”
Cosmopolitan.com

“What the heck are splash masks, and do we really need them?”
Essence.com

“Can you really trust dermatologists’ before-and-after photos?”
Refinery29.uk

“I spent a day working at Lush Cosmetics”
Refinery29.com

“How do I just go back to being a beauty editor, after Donald Trump’s election?”
Fashionista.com

“Mom’s skincare secret is semen smoothies”
ParentHerald.com

#BeautyRecap: November 9th, 2016

Retail

recap1

Sephora debuts two new chatbots for Facebook Messenger
PRNewswire.com

Max Factor offers digital try-ons with Blippar for its False Lash Epic mascara
Blippar.com

Eucerin launches anti-ageing line Elasticity+Filler
Beiersdorf.com

GlamGlow launches Volcasmic matte glow moisturiser
Yahoo.com

H2O+ launches new line of sleeping masks and night creams
PRNewswire.com

Swatches of the Too Faced x Kat Von D eyeshadow palette
Bustle.com

Artis: Redefining the makeup brush
WWD.com – Paywall

Mychelle introduces fruit peel product
PRNewswire.com

Wegmans trials new Beauty Bar concept in one store
DemocratandChronicle.com

L’Oreal uses virtual reality and CGI hair to educate Matrix salon hairdressers
FastCompany.com

Nordstrom.com now carries the Dermaflash dermaplaning device
PRNewswire.com

Feelunique opens brick-and-mortar store in Paris, France
PremiumBeautyNews.com

Celebrities and Interviews

recap2

Kylie Jenner to open brick-and-mortar store
HarpersBazaar.com

Kylie Jenner and Khloe Kardashian to collaborate on Koko Collection
HarpersBazaar.com

An interview with Colourpop co-founder Laura Nelson
Yahoo.com

Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett become latest MAC Viva Glam spokespeople
ChicagoDefender.com

MAC to offer new unannounced services to counter dropping foot traffic in its stores
WWD.com – Paywall

An interview with Olivia Culpo about her skincare routine
Allure.com

An interview with Dior’s creative director Peter Philips
Fashionista.com

AskMen ranks its top 18 grooming products for men
PRNewswire.com

Gwyneth Paltrow launches “holistic” fragrance with no artificial ingredients
Ecouterre.com

Blogger Garance Dore partners with Laura Mercier
GaranceDore.com

An interview with James Charles, Covergirl spokesperson
Bustle.com

Nura Afia becomes Covergirl’s newest brand ambassador
Elle.com

An interview with Allan Avendano, Zendaya’s makeup artist
HollywoodReporter.com

An interview with Dr. Pimple Popper, Sandra Lee
FastCompany.com

Jeffree Star launches a Mean Girls themed highlighter
Cosmopolitan.com.au

“How IT Cosmetics founder sold her company to L’Oréal for $1.2B”
BizJournals.com

In interview with Lily Collin about her beauty routine
NYTimes.com

La Prairie launches spa inside the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City
LuxuryDaily.com

Alexander Wang says part of his skincare routine includes placenta
HarpersBazaar.com

Interviews with male beauty vloggers on why makeup is for everyone
HuffingtonPost.co.uk

Dr. PAWPAW launches limited edition red sparkle balm
DrPawPaw.com

Asia

recap3

“Everything you need to know about K-Beauty according to Peach & Lily’s founder, Alicia Yoon”
WMagazine.com

LG H&H launches dermo-cosmetic line Dr. Belmeur
PulseNews.co.kr

Chinese students on foreign exchange get part-time jobs, buying and shipping products back home
CRI.cn

Toothpaste recall hits AmorePacific’s Q3 earnings
KoreaTimes.co.kr

Chinese interest in ‘Singles’ Day’ sales drop
ChainstoreAge.com

China-sensitive stocks plunge amid prolonged THAAD backlash
KoreaHerald.com

AmorePacific to buy properties for production and distribution for 46.2 billion won
Reuters.com

LG’s Q3 financial results: 44% increase in sales of luxury cosmetics
LGCare.com

Arbonne launches in Taiwan
PRNewswire.com

LG’s The History of Whoo hits 1 trillion won in sales milestone
PulseNews.co.kr

Shiseido forms joint venture to create child-care centers in its factories
JapanTimes.co.jp

China may accept results of non-animal testing cosmetic testing
IIVS.org, PETA.org

LG acquires REACH dental brand from Johnson & Johnson in Asia
BrandingInAsia.com

FDA finds mercury in 7 Chinese cosmetics
ElevenMyanmar.com

Euromonitor report finds domestic Chinese beauty brands are growing in sales and popularity
CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com

Comedian Bharti Singh featured in Joy Cosmetics commercial
Afaqs.com

Proctor & Gamble partners with Future Group to expand its reach in India
IndiaTimes.com

Outreach

recap4

Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish cleanser recalled after bacterial contamination discovered
Independent.co.uk

Second lawsuit filed against L’Oreal’s Softsheen_Carson hair relaxer
TMZ.com

WEN by Chaz Dean lawsuit gets approval to proceed
Cosmopolitan.com

Rodan + Fields raise more than $1 million USD to empower students
PRNewswire.com

Revlon raises over $6 million USD for women’s causes
BusinessWire.com

San Jose woman busted for importing counterfeit cosmetics, including brands like Kylie, Kat Von D, and Too Faced
ABC7News.com

Canada to ban plastic microbeads in mid-2018
Globalnews.ca

The Body Shop’s Christmas campaign makes commitment to rainforest restoration
TheDrum.com

Mary Kay hosts event to engage more men in effort to end domestic violence
PRNewswire.com

L’Oreal USA invests in renewable energy
JustMeans.com

LVMH announces the success of its internal carbon fund
BusinessWire.com

ICMAD supports US cosmetics bill, but says it does not support small businesses enough
ChemicalWatch.com

Market

recap5

“The makeup market is booming, according to L’Oreal”
TheFashionLaw.com

An interview with Unilever’s global marketing chief on breaking stereotypes
AdWeek.com

Global scar treatment market expected to expand at a CAGR of 10.3% from 2015 to 2022
MedGadget.com

Physician dispensed cosmeceuticals market expected to reach $27.6 billion USD by 2024
MedGadget.com

Brow makeup is driving growth in the luxury beauty market
WWD.com – Paywall

More than half of women surveyed in US want ‘green’ beauty products
Yahoo.com

Concierge beauty services become more mainstream and more specialised
WWD.com – Paywall

Asia-Pacific expected to become “most attractive” to the glycerin market by 2024
PRNewswire.com

Corporate

recap6

Green Heart Labs sues Drunk Elephant over “Aha! Moment” trademark
WorldIPReview.com

Amazon reported to be eyeing 30% stake in Souq.com
Bloomberg.com

Dubble Trubble kids haircare sales grow at 35% annual rate at Target
WWD.com – Paywall

Macy’s sells off five stores in deal with major mall developer
Fortune.com

Edgewell Personal Care acquires Bulldog Skincare
PRNewswire.com

Herbalife CEO to step down as COO takes the reins
WSJ.com

L’Oreal sales buoyed by North American sales, as well as NYX and Garnier
MarketWatch.com, GlobeNewswire.com

Nu Skin stock falls after posting Q3 financial results
Nasdaq.com

Revlon swings to a loss due to Elizabeth Arden acquisition, but sales on the rise
WSJ.com

Estee Lauder reports net sales of $2.87 billion USD in Q1 2017 financial results
BusinessWire.com

Nigel Barker joins PRAI Beauty as global creative director
PRNewswire.com

Brazil’s Natura Cosméticos picks new CEO to replace Lima
Reuters.com

Coty awarded Manhattan trademark in Hungary
TheFashionLaw.com

IFF acquires Fragrance Resources
BusinessWire.com

Elemis adds Candice Burd as SVP of US marketing
ScratchMagazine.co.uk

Interesting Reads

recap7

“Study finds just using sunscreen can help reverse the signs of ageing”
Allure.com, PDF

Woman falls for ‘online ad’ for free trial of skincare products while visiting Costco’s website
TheStar.com

“What does vagina fogging do?”
Romper.com

#BeautyRecap: November 1st, 2016

Retail

recap1

elf customers discover ‘secret compartments’ in their lip products
Brit.co

QVC launches Beauty iQ, a 24-hour beauty shopping channel
PRNewswire.com

JetBlue drops Birchbox for Hayward and Hopper
MediaPost.com

JC Penney to trial smaller Sephora store format
Fortune.com

MAC Cosmetics expands its strobing cream line with four new shades
Refinery29.com

Sephora launches AI driven ‘Color Match’ service in its app
LuxuryDaily.com

Biossance to launch in Sephora
Nasdaq.com

Amazon Dash expands with 60 new items, including some personal care brands
BusinessWire.com

Glamglow to launch tinted lip balms
Allure.com

Avon partners with dermatologist Dr. Kim Nichols
PRNewswire.com

Free People uses its customers in its beauty campaign
Allure.com

SaladBox launches TV show themed beauty boxes for men and women
BWorldOnline.com

Golan Heights olive farmer sees new markets for his skincare line
OliveOilTimes.com

Sally Hansen launches Color Therapy, colour and care nail polish
PRNewswire.com

French beauty retailer Oh My Cream raises 6 million Euros in funding series
Maddyness.com

Celebrities and Interviews

recap2

Kylie Jenner warns her fans of fake Lip Kits
Mashable.com

Jeff Koons and L’Oreal CEO Jean-Paul Agon honoured by the French Institute Alliance Française
PRNewswire.com

Great British Bake Off contestant Candice Brown may launch her own lipstick line
Metro.co.uk

Peter Philips on Dior’s makeup muses
Elle.com

“Khoudia Diop: The Senegalese model diversifying the beauty industry”
ElleUK.com

ghd announces Olivia Culpo as its brand ambassador
PRNewswire.com

Geordie Shore star Chloe Ferry launches beauty range
TheSun.co.uk

Asia

recap3

Increased regulation on Chinese tourism causes drop in Korean stocks
Chosun.com

Too Cool for School opens flagship store in SoHo, New York City
Bustle.com, WWD.com

AmorePacific rumoured to open Innisfree store in New York in 2017
KoreaHerald.com

Businesses tap into Halloween fever in South Korea
KoreaHerald.com

Most popular K-beauty products according to Soko Glam
Fashionista.com

5 Korean models reveal their favourite sheet masks
Vogue.com

Hong Kong International Airport to expand its cosmetic stores
DFNIOnline.com

Laguna Blends acquires the Asian rights for Cannaceuticals
Stockhouse.com

Shiseido begins construction of its Global Innovation Center in Yokohama, Japan
WorldPressOnline.com

Lotte launches online mall in Vietnam
KoreaTimes.co.kr

Younique arrives in Hong Kong
NewsWire.ca

Researcher says Indonesian geothermal wells are emitting minerals useful for pharmaceuticals and cosmetics
TheJakartaPost.com

Qu Puteh suspends sports sponsorships
FreeMalaysiaToday.com

Over 4000 cosmetic manufacturers are unlicensed says Pakistan Pharmacists Association
PakObserver.net

Cosmo Group signed on by Rea.Deeming Beauty to market the Beauty Blender in Pakistan
BrandinginAsia.com

LVMH, Sephora sues local Indian company for trademark infringement
IndiaTimes.com

Outreach

recap4

European project aims to study toxicology of natural cosmetic ingredients and further innovation
Unitis.org

MAC and Caitlyn Jenner raise $1.3 million USD for transgender groups
Yahoo.com

Woman awarded $70 million USD in Johnson & Johnson baby powder talcum lawsuit
TheStar.com

$18 million USD awarded in damages in talcum powder mesothelioma lawsuit
PRNewswire.com

La Roche Posay declares 2016 its busiest sun season yet
PRNewswire.com

Turkish Standards Institution begins issuing Halal certification for cosmetics
DailySabah.com

US FDA sends warning letter to Osea Internacional over drug-like claims on its cosmetics
FDA.gov

Corporate

recap5

Michelle Phan’s IPSY brings in $150 million USD a year
Bloomberg.com

Proctor & Gamble files lawsuit against Vi-Jon Inc over infringement of Head & Shoulders branding
BusinessWire.com

“Post M&A, staying on brand is key for beauty companies”
WWD.com

MAC Cosmetics close to leasing office space in One Soho Square in New York
TheRealDeal.com

Interesting Reads

recap6

“Is genderless makeup the future of beauty?”
Yahoo.com

Woman claims she was tricked into spending $3000 at Deep Sea Cosmetics stand
WinkNews.com

“Boots No. 7 may look good, but we don’t need it to speak up”
Guardian.ng

Omer Gur sentenced to jail for hiring Israeli nationals on tourist visas to work at mall beauty kiosks
PilotOnline.com

#BeautyRecap: October 25th, 2016

Retail

recap1

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie becomes new face of Boots No. 7
Vogue.co.uk

Charlotte Tilbury “Magic Mirrors” virtually apply makeup to onlookers
Forbes.com

Smokey Robinson launches a skincare line
People.com

L’Occitane launches new skincare line based on Jania Rubens algae extract
NST.com

Juvederm Volbella XC for lips and perioral lines now available in the US
PRNewswire.com

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics launches primary colours lip tars
Yahoo.com

Colourpop x Hello Kitty collaboration to launch on November 1st
WWD.com

New Zealand Consumer organisation tests high-end and low-end moisturisers
Consumer.org.nz

NeoStrata launches ProSystem Retinol Peel
PRNewswire.com

NYX Professional to open flagship store in Union Square, NYC on October 28th
PRNewswire.com

AllBeauty.com wins UK’s Which? consumer poll for best online skincare and beauty store
Independent.co.uk

Giorgio Armani Beauty opens pop-up shop in Paris
Doctissimo.fr

A preview of MAC Cosmetics’ Helmut Newton collection
Elle.com

EndyMed launches home radio-frequency device Newa at Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus
WWD.com

PacSun launches beauty line
Seventeen.com

NYX’s Bright Idea line, drugstore highlighters for darker skin tones
Allure.com

Guerlain launches body and hair shimmer, Souffle D’or de Shalimar
Instagram.com

Pat McGrath Lab releases Metalmorphosis pigment collection
Allure.com

Kat Von D Lock-It Foundation expands range to 30 shades
Allure.com

Review of Sonia Kashuk’s Serpent makeup brush collection
Glamour.com

Belk Department stores add around 25 new beauty brands to lure in Millennial shoppers
WWD.com

“Introducing Very Good Light, a progressive beauty and grooming guide for Generation Z”
Observer.com

8 Beauty Advent calendars
Independent.ie

Maybelline Baby Lips to launch Lip Crayons
Allure.com

The best skincare products for and by people of colour
Vogue.com

Giorgio Armani launches Lip Magnets
Allure.com

Rituel de Fille launches Rare Light Luminizers
Allure.com

Jeffree Star, former friend of Kat Von D, launches black highlighter
TeenVogue.com

Maybelline Super Stay expands range with 4 new foundation shades
Allure.com

Magnets are the newest beauty ingredient
WMagazine.com

Younique launches new beauty and skincare products
PRNewswire.com

Celebrities and Interviews

recap2

“The cultural importance of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Boots Beauty campaign”
Forbes.com

Kylie Jenner says her Lip Kits and Colourpop are not the same
SugarScape.com

“Kylie Jenner built a business out of Lip Kits and fan worship”
VanityFair.com

Ciara becomes newest face of Revlon
Elle.com

An interview with Ciara, new ambassador of Revlon
WMagazine.com

An interview with Nannette de Gaspé Beaubien and her dry sheet masks
Yahoo.com

“How Urban Decay conspired to disrupt the beauty industry”
ABCNews.go.com

An interview with Tiffany Masterson, founder of Drunk Elephant
Vogue.com

An interview with Pia Stanchina former creative director at Glossybox
Refinery29.uk

An interview with Caudalie’s Mathilde Thomas
Fashionista.com

Chloe Grace Mortez reveals her beauty secret: Washing her face with olive oil
TeenVogue.com

Inside Khloe Kardashian’s gym bag
Glamour.com

An interview with celebrity skincare expert Shani Darden
WMagazine.com

A look inside: The Art of Color by Dior
WMagazine.com

Huda Kattan uses Vagisil as a makeup primer
TeenVogue.com

An interview with Jory Luster, CEO of Luster Products
RollingOut.com

Market and Trends

recap3

How Clinique’s global brand chief Jane Lauder connected a 48-year-old brand to social media
AdWeek.com

“Male beauty bloggers are having a moment”
DigiDay.com

“Makeup for men: Fad or future?”
WWD.com

“Makeup and shade dupes are great for business
WWD.com

US colour cosmetics market expected to grow at CAGR of 3.43% during 2016-2020
NewsMaker.com.au

Global men’s personal care market expected to reach $166 billion USD by 2022
PRNewswire.com

Asia

Exif_JPEG_PICTURE

Hong Kong’s SaSa warns of 45% net profit drop this first half-year
WWD.com

CLIO to target China’s growing colour cosmetics market
KoreaHerald.com

LG H&H’s History of Whoo and AmorePacific’s Innisfree both expected to hit 1 trillion won in sales this year
Pulsenews.co.kr

Japan limits 19 ingredients, including triclosan, from being used in medicated soaps
ChemicalWatch.com

Taiwan bans animal testing on cosmetics, to come into effect in 2019
SPCA.org.tw

Avon Japan seeks to relist on the stock market after profits recover
Bloomberg.com

University of Indonesia collaboration leads to skincare products made from starfruit
TheJakartaPost.com

Glow Recipe joins with Lane Crawford in pop-ups around Hong Kong
BeautyNury.com

New Chinese taxes may spell doom for Hong Kong beauty retailers
EJInsight.com

“Meet all the beautiful people of Seoul Fashion Week”
WMagazine.com

Korean beauty firms boosting sales with social celebrity videos
KoreaTimes.co.kr

Model Hoyeon Jung’s skincare secrets
Vogue.com

“15 cult-favourite Korean beauty products you can buy on Amazon US”
Glamour.com

Japan’s Kose launches Spawake brand in India
IndiaRetailing.com

Philips India survey finds more men are becoming interested in grooming
Business-Standard.com

Indian markets regulator asks United Cosmetics to refund investors money for illegally issued securities
Business-Standard.com

Outreach

recap5

US FDA issues warning letter to Bioque, citing ants in the factory and improper ingredient storage
FDA.gov

New legislation giving US FDA more oversight likely to see movement next year
NatLawReview.com

Dove’s latest Twitter campaign #SpeakBeautiful backfires
MarketWatch.com

Dove’s latest Self Esteem Project #Speakbeautiful focuses on negativity on social media
PRNewswire.com

EWG finds thousands of bogus ‘organic’ claims on beauty products
Yahoo.com

SafeCosmetics report claims 50% of kids costume face paints contain toxic chemicals
WomansDay.com

Corporate

recap6

Estee Lauder acquires BECCA Cosmetics
Forbes.com

L’Oreal’s Active Cosmetics group is fastest growing segment of the company
Nasdaq.com

IT Cosmetics founders honoured by Goldman Sachs with entrepreneurship award
PRNewswire.com

Walgreens’ Rite-Aid acquisition expected to close in January
WWD.com

Unilever ranked top employer in Kenya
Unilever-EWA.com

Interesting Reads

recap7

Mother and daughter charged with stealing $100 000 USD worth of beauty products from ULTA and returning them to JC Penny
App.com

“Rubbing vs. pressing: Which skincare application method wins?”
Elle.com

“The Contour Song: An anthem for every woman who doesn’t get contouring”
TheScene.com

“The Do’s and Dont’s of microblading your eyebrows before the big day”
Brides.com

“How to remove Halloween makeup”
TeenVogue.com

“Men in makeup: Feminist triumph or capitalist gambit?”
Forward.com

GQ’s definitive guide to washing your hair
GQ.com

“Is your smartphone ruining your skin? What you need to know about HEV light”
Elle.com

“Newer cosmetic surgery procedures, like the Silhouette Soft thread lift and stem-cell hair transplants, tested on celebrities”
Elle.com
“This teacher’s note about a black girl’s hair is extremely offensive”
Glamour.com

“How to KonMari your beauty stash”
PopSugar.com

“6 reasons why you should still wash your hair”
Allure.com

“The truth about Photoshop shaming”
TheFader.com

“7 Latino and Latina beauty pros transforming the face of the industry”
Yahoo.com

#BeautyRecap: October 18th, 2016

Retail

recap1

Tarte Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint now available
Allure.com

Pravana launches heat tool that bleaches hair blonde in seconds
TeenVogue.com

Storybook Cosmetics teases a ‘Mean Girl’s Burn Book eyeshadow palette
TeenVogue.com

Wet ‘n Wild launches limited edition Color Icon Loose Pigments
Allure.com

Anastasia Beverly Hill launches additional deeper-toned stick foundation shades
Allure.com

Redditor /u/GayLatte’s ‘Chocolate Mauve’ hair sparks new trend
TeenVogue.com

Primark unveils £4 skincare range
Independent.co.uk

HiMirror now available for $189 USD, the smart mirror analyzes skin health and appearance
TechCrunch.com

Smashbox pairs its lipsticks with Wildfox’s sunglasses in new collaboration
Nylon.com

Cher’s face mask that she helped develop for Dr. Barbara Sturm Skincare is now available
Observer.com

Bobbi Brown launches Long-Wear Liquid Eyeliner
Allure.com

Amber Rose and Estee Lauder’s Flirt Cosmetics collaboration launch face stickers
Refinery29.com

Harry Potter wand makeup brushes launched by Storybook Cosmetics
WizardsandWhatNot.com

L’Oreal to exercise caution regarding price increases in the UK due to weakening pound
Bloomberg.com

New York pharmacy charges men a 7% tax to counter the “Pink Tax”
Independent.co.uk

NYX launches limited-edition collection the L.A. Library Set
Yahoo.com

“Little bite of the Big Apple: A Kiehl’s skincare experience in New York”
Stuff.co.nz

100% Pure launches new skincare line for sensitive skin
OrganicAuthority.com

L’Occitane partners with CollectPlus, allows pickup of purchases at 5 800+ locations in the UK
PostandParcel.info

How influencer marketplace Octoly has generated $8.6 million USD in earned media value
Forbes.com

Kat Von D’s Tattoo Liner sells 4000 units on the first day of UK debut
CosmeticsBusiness.com

Too Faced announces Peanut Butter and Honey eyeshadow palette
TeenVogue.com

Tesco pulls Unilever products from online retail as prices rise due to weakening currency
FT.com

Dermatouch releases four new anti-aging tools
PRNewswire.com

The best-selling beauty products at Whole Foods
WellandGood.com

Shodai by Justin Brown to bring Japanese skincare essentials to men
LATimes.com

Mary Kay launches “I Can” campaign featuring its own salespeople
PRNewswire.com

Avon survey finds most women “want to be their own boss”
PRNewswire.com

“Are Glossier’s Generation G lipsticks vegan?” Yes.
Bustle.com

Carrefour partners with apps to make checkout lines more efficient
ESMMagazine.com

Celebrities and Interviews

recap2

Zac Efron and Chris Hemsworth wear nail polish in support of a campaign against violence against children, is this a new trend?
GQ.com

An interview with Rag & Bone founder Marcus Wainwright and his journey into perfumes
WMagazine.com

Lo Bosworth launches feminine hygiene brand
WMagazine.com

Robbie Williams discusses the cosmetic procedures he had to look young
DailyMail.co.uk

Ciara who was named after Revlon’s perfume, becomes their latest brand ambassador
WWD.com

Jo Malone on ending ‘lazy’ shopkeeping and refreshing the retail experience
MarketingWeek.com

Gabourey Sidibe on how stylists shield stars from the realities of the red carpet
Refinery29.com

Charlotte Tilbury won’t be joining the no makeup movement
Allure.com

How Melt Cosmetics CEO Lora Arellano used social media to reach Rihanna and Ciara
NBCNews.com

Julia Roberts shares behind-the-scenes snap of Lancome commercial
AgeIn.com

Celebrities like Kobe Bryant and Kim Kardashian turning to platelet rich plasma treatments for health and beauty
Elle.com

Birchbox co-founder Hayley Barna speaks at conference about breaking the Silicon Valley glass ceiling
Forbes.com

Charlize Theron talks about how motherhood changed her beauty routine
HelloMagazine.com

Asia

recap3

K-Beauty Expo 2016 kicks off
KoreaBizWire.com

“The state of Asian Beauty”
WWD.com

Chinese customs rejections of South Korean cosmetic imports soar in August
YonhapNews.co.kr

Ryu Joon Yeol praised for helping push new laws that will help ban microplastics in South Korea
AllKpop.com

Singaporean officials looking into microplastics in cosmetics
AsiaOne.com

South Korean cosmetic companies are going global
KoreaTimes.co.kr

South Korean cosmetics cash in on Jeju mineral water
AsiaOne.com

TonyMoly’s Megacos to open a new factory in China
Reuters.com

Korean cosmetics makers eye new opportunities in the Middle East
KoreaHerald.com

Ladies Professional Golf Association announces Leaders Cosmetics as their latest corporate sponsor
LPGA.com

Sales data reveals that China purchased almost half of South Korea’s beauty products sold overseas last year
YonhapNews.co.kr

K-beauty industry expected to gain from China’s luxury tax cuts
JingDaily.com

AmorePacific and LG Household & Homecare vying for the top cosmetic spot
HankYung.com

Repairman in Malaysia sentenced to jail for stealing Neutrogena face masks
Bernama.com

Vida Beauty (maker of Qu Puteh) founder Dr. Vida charged for evading taxes
DailyExpress.com.my

Chinese cosmetics and electronics still selling well in India’s Gaffar Market, despite boycott
HindustanTimes.com

India’s ultra-affluent working women driving $9bn market
IndiaTimes.com

Market and Trends

recap4

PiperJaffray survey finds teens are buying more denim, cosmetics, and athletic wear
BusinessWire.com

“Beauty travel retail market is volatile and sensitive”
WWD.com

Latin America remains enticing and elusive for beauty companies
WWD.com

“Why do some beauty salons seem recession proof?”
PhilaSun.com

Men account for 12% of cosmetic surgeries in The Gulf
SaudiGazette.com.sa

“Social media stars have global influence”
WWD.com

Haitian vetiver fragrance exports plunge due to devastation caused by hurricane
WWD.com

“e.l.f.’s ‘fast fashion’ model is perfect for the selfie generation”
MarketWatch.com

Technavio releases report on global face oils market
PRNewswire.com

Technavio releases report on global hair serum market
PRNewswire.com

MarketReportsWorld releases report on color cosmetics market
NewsMaker.com.au

Outreach

recap5

Study finds Ottawa River in Canada polluted with microplastics
CTVNews.ca

European health organisations disagree on chromium trioxide’s safety in lipstick tubes
EEB.org

US FTC closes down skincare companies offering deceptive “risk-free trials”
ConsumerAffairs.com

Students can become ‘hand washing champions’ in celebration of Global Handwashing Day
Yahoo.com

doTERRA donates to TJ for Kids Memorial Fund in support of Angela’s House
PRNewswire.com

Homoeopathic teething products pulled in the US still being sold in Canada
TheGlobeandMail.com

US FDA acknowledges its limited authority in regulating cosmetics in letter to Senator Dianne Feinstein
WWD.com

Corporate

recap6

Is Drunk Elephant the next big beauty acquisition? Rumoured to be garnering attention from the likes of Estee Lauder
WWD.com

Hatchbeauty brings on L’Oreal general manager Michael Sampson as new president
WWD.com

P&G to buy back up to $1.25 billion USD of its own debt
WWD.com

Coty acquires Ghd for $510 million USD
WSJ.com

Coty’s chief legal officer Jules Kaufman steps down, to be replaced by Greer McMullen
BusinessWire.com

Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon wants to double their market share
CNBC.com

Judge gives final approval to $47 million USD settlement of Nu Skin shareholder lawsuit
SLTrib.com

Legal protection process launched for Latvia’s Dzintars cosmetics company
LETA.lv

Jakks Pacific acquires children skincare and makeup brand C’est Moi
BusinessWire.com

LVMH’s Acqua Di Parma announces Laura Burdese as CEO
Forbes.com

Burberry’s sales drop due to Asia loss, despite Brexit boost
Bloomberg.com

Shiseido creates Beauty Prestige Group to oversee Laura Mercier and other luxury brands
BusinessWire.com

Fingerpaint, a marketing agency, begins creative partnership with Colorescience
AZBigMedia.com

International Flavors and Fragrances appoints Richard O’Leary as CFO
BusinessWire.com

Interesting Reads

recap7

“Why Covergirl’s James Charles is breaking beauty boundaries”
TeenVogue.com

“Rubbing vs pressing: Which skincare application method wins?”
MarieClaire.com

Huda Kattan’s lip contouring tutorial
Allure.com

French researchers discover volatile components that give Frankincense its scent
CNRS.fr

“I tried waterproof shower, then took a shower – and it was kind of a disaster”
Seventeen.com

“Do ‘magic ingredients’ in beauty products actually work?’
Telegraph.co.uk

“Do you even moisturise, bro?”
NYTimes.com

“Five men’s makeup vloggers you should subscribe to”
HuffingtonPost.co.uk

“Unmasking my battle with makeup, femininity, and gender”
The-Peak.ca

“10 habits you didn’t know could be causing breakouts”
Yahoo.com

“A linguist who helps crack codes in names to predict ethnicity”
NYTimes.com

“Fall skincare advice from a black-owned Brooklyn apothecary”
Essence.com

“Women try 1920s makeup”
Allure.com