#BeautyRecap: September 28th, 2015


Can ULTA take on Sephora? New advertising campaign to find out | Bloomberg

NYX to open freestanding stores in Toronto and Los Angeles | Beauty Blog, PR Newswire

New device from Romy Paris makes you fresh skin care cream daily | WWD

Zendaya becomes CHI’s first spokesperson | PR Newswire

Miley Cyrus x MAC ad doesn’t get banned in the UK after complaints | The Guardian

Aldi to sell beauty products and other goods online next year | BBC

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#BeautyRecap: September 7th, 2015



Crayola issues statement warning against using crayons and pencils as lipsticks or eyeliners. Analyst sees potential for Crayola branded makeup.

Jessica Alba and The Honest Company respond to $5 million class action lawsuit. The suit claims their products were misleading labeled as natural.

Reshma Quereshi shares beauty tutorials aimed to raise awareness and to help end acid attacks against women. Reshma was attacked by her sister’s estranged husband only a year ago.

Rihanna says that “[she] would love to do a makeup line” at the launch of her new fragrance ‘RiRi’. The artist continues, “…It’s a part of my life, it’s a part of my career, it’s part of every video, every visual, every red carpet, so it’s something I’ve gotten to know quite well. I ask a lot of questions and I spend a lot of time in the makeup stores.”

LUSH gets backlash from social media and Battersea MP Jane Ellison after launching an incense inspired by the 2011 London Riots. The product Lavender Hill Mob is described as “calming and meditative lavender and sandalwood incense to aid quiet contemplation amidst the violence of the world.”

Indiana University researchers use Instagram to predict the next big fashion model. The study also found that height increased success, whereas larger dress, hip and shoe sizes didn’t.

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