BeautyRecap: November 15th, 2016



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

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

Estee Lauder opens Estee Edit store on London’s Carnaby Street

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

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

Kiko Milano opens 28 stores in the US

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

Influenster reveals results of ‘Best in Beauty’ awards

Olay quietly launches to help shoppers analyse their skin – Paywall

Storybook Cosmetics teases ‘Wizard of Oz’ inspired palette

Woolworths accused of replacing G and M Australian Cosmetics products with cheaper knockoff

Beauty 360 to launch line of face masks at Target stores

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

Swatches of Tarte Cosmetics Tarteist PRO Eye Jewels Glitter Liners

Mush Beauty in Ecuador to offer beauty education courses

Celebrities and Interviews


Marlena Stell of Make Up Geek launches lip products

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

Kylie and Chloe Kardashian collaboration sells out in 6 minutes

An interview with Birchbox’s CEO Katia Beauchamp

David Beckham and Biotherm Homme host event to launch new product

Makeup artist Yasuo Yoshikawa recounts working with Hillary Clinton – Paywall

Lucy Watson launches cruelty-free lip brand ‘Basic Bitch’

Megan McKenna’s new lip products are the same as Nathan Lippitt’s



South Korean beauty boom causing non-cosmetic firms to venture into the market

Peach & Lily launches skincare line

“K-Beauty breakthroughs that actually work”

Sephora China opens its 200th store in Shanghai

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

Australian brands like Jurlique popular with Chinese shoppers during Singles’ Day

LG H&H to enter DNA testing market

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

Korean retailers sell big during China’s Singles Day

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

Kanebo readies for branding relaunch

Sa Sa confident in Macau’s prospects

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

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

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



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

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

Plastic surgery surges among millennials. The Kardashian effect?

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

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

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



Chile’s ‘green gold’ agar-agar algae under threat

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

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



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

Nasty Gal files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

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

Macy’s strikes deal with Brookfield to redevelop 50 stores

Coty Inc. reports 1st quarter results

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

Perricone MD names Jessica Hanson as Chief Marketing & Sales Officer

Key takeaways from Revlon’s 3rd quarter results

Shiseido releases 3rd quarter results
Shiseido – PDF

Rohto Pharma sees profits drop 18%

Oriflame releases 4th quarter results

Edgewell Personal Care releases 4th quarter results

Estee Lauder completes acquisition of Becca Cosmetics

Jonathan Hammond appointed to Unilever’s Foundry

Interesting Reads


“10 American beauty ingredients banned in other countries”

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

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

“I spent a day working at Lush Cosmetics”

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

“Mom’s skincare secret is semen smoothies”