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#BeautyRecap via Kind of Stephen

Every week I anxiously await for Kind of Stephen to post his beauty industry news recap. And every week I am delighted to hear what's new and noteworthy in the makeup and skincare communities. Here are a few exciting finds from the November 9th recap (full #BeautyRecap linked here)

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

"It looks like Kylie Jenner's cosmetics empire just keeps on growing. Last night, the 19-year-old shared two photos on Instagram that suggest her Kylie Cosmetics makeup line is about to get a brick and mortar..."


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

"You never see a woman wearing a hijab in national beauty campaigns. That's about to change with CoverGirl's announcement of beauty vlogger Nura Afia as its newest brand ambassador...."

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

"When Harvard Business School graduate Alicia Yoon launched Peach & Lily in 2012, there was little international fascination surrounding Korean beauty. Clearly, things have changed: Today, American beauty lovers can't get enough of all things K-Beauty..."

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

"Now a survey has found that more than half of women over 35 — and a whopping 73 percent of millennial women — believe it’s important to buy all-natural cosmetics.
Her second annual Green Beauty Barometer survey questioned 1,126 women across the country about their beauty consumer habits and desires. Among the notable findings are:
  • More than half of all women (55 percent) read product labels before purchase in order to avoid certain ingredients, including chemicals.
  • For products within the surveyed categories — skin care, hair care, makeup, sunscreen, fragrance, and nail care — more than one-third of women (35 percent) will spend more money on green beauty products over the next two years, compared to what they spend now.
  • Skin care products are the most in-demand all-natural products among all beauty categories.
  • Women with children in the home (69 percent) are more likely to value natural

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

"From what we understand about the product and how it causes hair loss is it contains virtually no cleanser," attorney Amy Davis told CBS Los Angeles. "It’s like using lotion to wash your hair. So instead of removing the product when you rinse it off, it just becomes impacted in your hair follicle."

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

She saw a pop-up ad for a free trial of anti-aging creams, but she was charged $267.

full #BeautyRecap linked here


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