#BeautyRecap: November 2nd, 2015



Sephora attempts to settle discrimination suit that alleges they blocked Asian shoppers | ABC7News.com

Sephora now sells online to Australia | Yahoo.com

MAC cosmetics announces Ariana Grande as their next Viva Glam spokesperson | Forbes.com

Target to offer international shipping before Christmas | Pymnts.com

L’Oreal signs Irina Shayk as spokesperson | Vogue.co.uk

Becca x Jaclyn Hill palette “Champagne Pop” returns for the Holidays | Bustle.com

Panasonic launches Japanese style 3-in-1 cleansing brush | PRNewsWire.com

Aldi brings back its cosmetic range | BurtonMail.co.uk

Smart floss reminds you to use it | TechTimes.com

Interview with founder of Halal cosmetics line, Zahara | VulcanPost.com

Rebecca Minkoff and Donald team up with Smashbox for limited edition lipstick collection | HauteLiving.com

Jo Malone opens its first global flagship in London | Tatler.com

SkinFix launches natural care line for people with diabetes | MarketWired.com

“Anything to Look Hot” book focuses on skin whitening and plastic surgery in Indian psyche | HindustanTimes.com

MAC cosmetics opens in Malta | TimesofMalta.com



Cosmetic brands playing catch-up with diverse customers | NPR.org

What happened to Fashion Fair? Why the black cosmetics brand is so hard to find | Messenger-Inquirer.com

Color cosmetic market expected to reach 77.7 billion USD by 2020 | DigitalJournal.com

How a foundation brand uses selfies to triple conversion rate | Digiday.com

Spring beauty looks, bold and beautiful | WWD.com

In Brazil, a man is getting a cosmetic procedure done every 2 minutes | Carbonated.tv

Slick vs. Sec: Are powders the next big thing? | WWD – Paywall

How cosmetic brands are using feminism as an ad campaign | TheQuint.com

The three fastest growing segments of the natural beauty market | Euromonitor.com

Key trends in beauty and personal care in North and Latin America | Euromonitor.com

There are now more Google searches for male haircare than female | BusinessInsider.com

What is the price of beauty? | Herald.co.zw



European council approves zinc oxide (including nano-sized) as UV filter | ChemicalWatch.com

US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement warns against illegal colored contacts | ICE.gov

Report from the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics calls for Teflon use ban | ForEffectiveGov.com

Australian plastic surgeons and tattoo removal specialists call for more industry regulation | News.com.au

Nigerian FDA confiscates fake beauty products | Pulse.ng

Jakarta delays cosmetic import regulation decision | Beritasatu.com



La Roche Posay promotes year-round sunscreen use with Save our Skins campaign | PRNewswire.com

Tetra Pak to improve sustainability through its suppliers with Sedex partnership | Tetrapak.com

EWG debuts its certification label | EWG.org

Colgate-Palmolive recognized as leader in water conservation practices | CSRWire.com

Chemist turns horse apples into beauty oil | DesMoinesRegister.com

Swedish companies join together on initiative to promote sustainable Palm oil use | ScanDasia.com



Sephora finalizing talks to open stores in Iran | LiveTradingNews.com

Iran minister says Sephora has not attained work permits yet | TasnimNews.com

L’Occitane to source water from Reotier springs | LeDauphine.com

Cause of Albeas packaging manufacturer storage facility fire still under investigation | LeHighValleyLive.com

Coty acquires Brazil’s Hypermarcas | Businesswire.com

Estee Lauder posts strong profit, raises dividend | WSJ.com

Walgreens acquire Rite-Aid | Forbes.com

France’s PSB acquires US moulder Topline products | PRW.com

Azelis Group acquires Koda distribution | Azelis.com

An insider’s guide to both sides of a beauty mergy | WWD – Paywall

Mary Kay Inc. to construct new global manufacturing and R&D operations facility in North Texas | PRNewswire.com

Maxim Markenprodukte of Germany entering U.S. market | PRNewswire.com

L’Oreal joins business network for social protection | LOreal.com



Makeup-artist Pony launches her own beauty brand | AllKPop.com

New launches from Too Cool For School, The Face Shop, Laneige, Nature Republic, Etude House, Skin79, TheSAEM, Missha, Benton, Amore Pacific, Innisfree, JungSaemMool, and 3 Concept Eyes | Kingseng.org

Japanese companies turn Kenyan tea into lucrative products | Bloomberg.com

Kose’s Spawake brand hopes to expand to more than 200 stores in India | WellnessIndia.com

Animal testing is avoidable in China for importers, says NGO | ChemicalWatch.com

The Korean connection: A tour of the AmorePacific facilities | NST.com.au

Shiseido embarks on business makeover in China | Nikkei.com

Amore Pacific Opens 2nd Creative Economy Innovation Center in Jeju | BusinessKorea.co.kr

Celebrity launched cosmetic brands also on their way to stardom | KoreaBizwire.com

South Korea’s retail sales hit 4 month high, thanks to cosmetics and clothing demand | ShanghaiDaily.com

Givenchy inspired by sheet masks in latest runway show | FT.com

Natural whitening ingredients in Asia may have to compete on price and clinically proven claims | PRNewswire.com

Vietnam drug administration bans brand’s whitening products | Saigon-GPDaily.com

Interesting Reads


What’s really in caviar creams? | Fusion.net

68% of surveyed adults retouch their photos before publishing them | ePhotozine.com

Simon Cowell reveals his weirdest beauty routine | CloserOnline.co.uk

UK Debut careers app allows students to play mobile games to win internships at L’Oreal | Onrec.com

Why animal hair brushes are no better than synthetic ones | Bustle.com

Dark Beauty: An interview with makeup artist Nelly Recchia | MakeupMag.com

Artists use video projection mapping to bring tattoos to life | Vimeo.com

How Pantone became a pop culture icon | Qz.com

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