#BeautyRecap: January 12th, 2016



Gwyneth Paltrow launches her beauty line in collaboration with Juice Beauty | WellandGood.com

Glambot resells used makeup, experts concerned about hygiene | CBSLocal.com

How Michelle Phan’s Ipsy is using influencers to change the cosmetic industry | FastCompany.com

Glossier crowdsourced their cleanser, Milky Jelly | Allure.com

OCC to launch ‘Misery’ Lip Tar, inspired by Broadway’s adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘Misery’ | Bustle.com

L’Oreal partners with technology company PCH to develop wearable beauty devices, first is a UV monitoring patch | Wired.com, BBC.com

Beautyblender launches guitar pick shaped eye tool | Allure

Algenist to move into color cosmetics with skin tone enhancing products | WWD.com – Paywall

Charlotte Tilbury announces winners of her “Name a Lipstick” competition | Facebook.com

Deal or no deal? Weighing the pros and cons of discount perfumes | WSJ.com

Real Techniques by Pixiwoo Youtubers Sam and Nic update logo, packaging, and also launch new brow kit and brushes | PRNewsWire.com

Target launches its own nail polish line, defy & INSPIRE | Target.com

Boots celebrates 80 years with beauty exhibition in Nottingham, England | Nottingham.ac.uk

Sisley To launch Sisleÿa L’Integral Anti-age, doubles the strength of previous product | WWD.com

Popsugar interviews Ariana Grande on her dark-plum Viva Glam lipstick | Popsugar.com

Essie launches ‘The Essies’ a nail art award with $20 000 USD prize | Essie.com

Old Spice launch new “Hardest Working Collection” and sponsors event at Tough Mudder obstacle run | OldSpice.com

An interview with Australia’s AdoreBeauty founder, Kate Morris | Huffingtonpost.com.au

Redken beauty ambassadors Suki Waterhouse, Amber Le Bon, Soo Joo Park and Lea T Muse on beauty and more | WWD.com

An interview with the founders of Stowaway cosmetics, a travel-sized beauty brand | BizJournals.com

Beauteam to host first Makeup in Action Convention in Los Angeles. February 3rd to 4th | Makeup-In.com

Curls Haircare expands offering at Target | Curls.biz, Happi.com

NARS Cosmetics opening store in Buckhead, Atlanta | WhatNowAtlanta.com

Markets and Trends


How it become OK for guys to care of themselves | Marketplace.org

Beauty manufacturers rethinking newness: “The whole industry was underemphasizing core and overemphasizing new” – Revlon CEO | WWD.com -Paywall

Argan oil market projected to reach 1.8 billion USD by 2022 | PRNewswire.com

Ceramide market projected to be worth 360 million USD by 2022 | Yahoo.com



Cosmetic manufacturer Mandom’s profits drop %15 after explosion at Indonesian plant which killed 5 and injured 50 | Nikkei.com, TheJakartaPost.com

China FDA amends cosmetic ingredient list with 9 new additions and 141 name changes. Technical safety standards also updated | Happi.com, ChemicalWatch.com

Thai brand Seoul Secret pulls controversial ad with tagline “You just need to be white to win.” | Yahoo.com

New makeup launches from Innisfree, Chosungah22, Aritaum, Missha, Tony Moly, Skinfood, Memebox, Nature Republic, and more | Kinseng.org

Lotte announces beauty subscription service, where consumers can subscribe to brands. The first offered is LG’s Belief | KoreaBizwire.com

South Korea’s import/export balance for cosmetics reaches $1 billion USD, increasing five-fold in a year | KoreaHerald.com

Irish beauty blogger Kate Kelly creates the perfect beauty treatment, “Multi-masking” | Goss.ie

Shiseido updates brand logo to add “Ginza Tokyo” and hosts exhibition in Japan to celebrate | PRTimes.jp – Japanese

AmorePacific owned Sulwhasoo reaches 1 trillion KRW in cumulative sales | Sulwhasoo.com

Avon dismisses media reports of China exit after sales slump | ChinaDaily.com.cn

Hyundai extends its home shopping channel to Thailand | NationMultimedia.com

Nan Hai the new owner of Crabtree & Evelyn, plans to grow the brand in China | FinanceAsia.com

Shiseido CEO has lowest compensation among Japanese CEOs in Bloomberg report | Bloomberg.

$100 billion dollar Tata Group re-enters the Indian cosmetics market with StudioWest | IndiaTimes.com

Alibaba teams up with Shanghai Jahwa to use big data to sell cosmetics | ChinaTechNews.com

Spa and Wellness Association of Singapore launches registry to raise standards in the industry | ChannelNewsAsia.com

Indian minister and activist pushes for “Vegetarian” labelling for cosmetics | IndiaTimes.com

Ha Noi, Vietnam police seize dubious cosmetics | VietnamNews.vn

Etude House and Tony Moly open new stores in Seaside City Cebu, Philippines | Sunstar.com.ph

HCP Packaging, which make luxury lipstick and make-up containers for L’Oreal, Revlon, and Shiseido sold to Baring China. Returns $1.6 billion USD to investors | Reuters.com

UK brand High Definition Brows teams up with MyGlamm to launch in India | CoralswithBlues.com

Outreach and Sustainability


American Suntanning Association applauds congressional repeal of “Tan Tax” | Reuters.com

Federal court documents reveal WEN was conducting safety tests amid hair loss lawsuit | EWG.org

19 products that will need to reformulate without plastic microbeads | MotherJones.com

L’Oreal launches #WorthSaying campaign with the Golden Globes, Julianne Moore, Karlie Kloss, Eva Longoria, Frieda Pinto, and Liya Kebede | PRNewsWire.com

L’Occitane donates $120 000 USD to Dress for Success | PRNewswire.com

Health Education England proposes practitioner guidelines for non-invasive cosmetic procedures | Pharmaceutical-Journal.com

Banned ingredient polyaminopropyl biguanide found in 36 cosmetics sold in Denmark | ChemicalWatch.com

Barbara Harvey of the Department of Environment and Climate Change Canada, “We are moving forward to ban microbeads in personal care products under Canada’s Chemicals Management Plan.” | TheObserver.ca

L’Oreal publishes its first Worldwide Diversity Report infographic | LOreal.com

Melanoma Foundation of New England offers free sunscreen dispensing machines, requests open between January and March | MFNE.org

Cornicraft and UK veterans charity Help for Heroes team up on cologne | HelpforHeroes.org.uk

Research and Technology


“The skin has been studied for a bit less than ten years, knowing that we only cultivate 1% of known bacteria, and that we only know 0.1% of the bacteria present on the skin,” explains Richard Martin of L’Oréal | PremiumBeautyNews.com

An interview with Vincent Hubiche, lab manager at Gattefosse, about sunscreens | CosmeticsandToiletries.com

P&G Patent: Topical prebiotic that improves skin appearance and microbiome | Wipo.int

Packaging trends and technology report from PACK EXPO | Packworld.com

Enhanced antimicrobial efficacy with mixture of tropolone and propanediol or sorbitan caprylate | FreePatentsOnline.com

Patent: Milk protein derived peptide purported to increase skin sensation | FreePatentsOnline.com

Patent: Topical bacteria to reduce adhesion of pathogenic bacteria | FreePatentsOnline.com

Patent: Polypeptide production method from spider silk | FreePatentsOnline.com

Leaders in the field of dermatology to be honored at The Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic and Clinical Conference | PRNewsWire.com

Study finds obesity and weight worries may be more related to beauty ideals than health | NYTimes.com


Avon inks IT deal with Hewlett Packard, but stock drops as they also announce lay-offs as part of plan | Zacks.com

Starbucks places Mary Dillon, CEO of ULTA, on board of directors | Zacks.com

Younique retains Morgan Stanley to search for corporate buyers | WWD.com

H2O Plus closes Michigan Avenue, Chicago store amid rebranding effort, and relocates head office to San Francisco. Company also shuts down factory and moves to outsourced production. | ChicagoTribune.com – Paywall

L’Oreal appoints Nathalie Roos as General Director of Products. Frederique Villard moves from Unilever to L’Oreal France as Director of Business Development | ESMMagazine.com

Pigment suppliers Impact Colours and Sandream Enterprises merge | ImpactColorsInc.com

COTY creates new SVP Corporate Affairs role during P&G merger and appoints Andraea Dawson Shepherd | COTY.com

Beauty Visions appoints as Marta Palladino as product development director of Mally Beauty | TheBFJournal.com

NSF acquires AuthenTechnologies, a botanical DNA testing firm | NSF.org

Croda expands amide production facility in Hull, United Kingdom | WorldPressOnline.com

Sally Beauty appoints Pier 1’s Sharon M. Leite as president of US and Canada | BusinessWire.com

Lonza announces CEO of Kolb, Sven Abend, will join its Executive Committee | Lonza.com

Estee Lauder appoints Sue Fox as VP of Travel Retail | DFNIOnline.com

Diane Dietz named President and CEO of Rodan + Fields | WWD – Paywall

Galderma names Miles Harrison as President | WWD.com – Paywall

Ajinomoto and Filament BioSolutions sign agreement to develop evidence based medical foods | Econotimes.com


LVMH, Catterton and Groupe Arnault partner to create largest consumer-focused investment firm | Reuters.com

Luxury US beauty retailer Cos Bar announces investment from Tengram | GlobeNewsWire.com

Can Bed Bath & Beyond’s growth plans combat the hurdles? | Zacks.com

Bed Bath & Beyond’s earnings per share falls 11% year over year | Zacks.com

LORAC secures funding from Encore Consumer Capital and announces new CEO, Tim McMeekan | EncoreConsumerCapital.com

Solazyme, maker of Algenist, rating cut to “sell” by Zacks | Beanstockd.com

Macy’s stock jumps 8% after activist investor action | Zacks.com

Bear of the Day: Avon | Nasdaq.com

Interesting Reads


40 years of male models: Tyson Beckford, John Pearson, Tony Spinelli, and co. remember their glory days | Vogue.com

Perfume museum in Grasse, France creates exhibition with ancient perfumes discovered in Herculaneum and Pompeii | MuseesdeGrasse.com

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