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Croda Backs Proposed Updates to FDA Sunscreen Regulations

The proposed update would reclassify TiO2 (titanium dioxide) and ZnO (zinc oxide) as GRASE (Generally Recognized as Safe and Effective) category I. Previously, none of the 16 active ingredients currently on the market were considered GRASE.

Cannuka Becomes Ulta’s First CBD Brand

The beauty chain will carry all five of Cannuka’s SKUs, both in-store and online.

Sephora Swipes into the Credit Card Game

The retailer has teamed up with Alliance Data for the Sephora Credit Card and Sephora Visa Credit Card, which will be available in select markets beginning spring 2019; they will roll out to all U.S. stand-alone stores and Sephora.com in the following months.

Alexa, Send Me a Benefit Sample

For the month of March, Benefit is offering free samples of its POREfessional primer—via Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

Josh Wood Colour Gets Some Major Green

Josh Wood Colour offers products, formulas and personalized digital consultations, with the objective of producing natural color and 100% grey coverage. The round was led by Index Ventures, whose portfolio includes Glossier and Farfetch.

35 New Sephora Locations are Coming to the U.S.

Also on the horizon for Sephora in 2019: re-designed beauty advisor uniforms and a partnership with luxury skin care treatment center OrangeTwist at three California locations

JD Beauty Announces Merger with Goody Products

JD Beauty’s brands include WetBrush, Bio Ionic hair styling tools and Ouidad hair care. The combined businesses will create a multi-brand, diversified hair care, accessory, liquid and tool company.

This App Wants to Connect Consumers and the Products they Love

Face My Makeup allows users to keep track of product information (making it easier to repurchase), draw a color face-chart of product application, and record a video with tips and tricks on how to recreate their looks.

Puff, Puff, Forecast: Nielsen, Headset Team Up for Cannabis Insights

The partnership will leverage Nielsen’s consumer research capabilities and Headset’s real-time retail point of sale data for legal cannabis products in key legal and/or recreational use states, as well as Headset’s proprietary product catalog, dictionary, demographic and purchase dynamics.

Tmall Anticipates Adding 1,000 Shops in 2019

At its annual beauty summit, the company announced seven international companies have signed agreements to open flagship stores on Tmall in 2019: Tom Ford, Glamglow, Oriental Therapy (P&G’s new beauty line), Japan’s Cosme and d-program, Korean brand Primera and Sweden’s Barnäng.

NYX Professional Makeup is Headed for Coachella

For both weekends of the festival (April 12-14 and April 19-21, 2019), NYX Professional Makeup’s Glitter Trip experience will offer festival-goers digital beauty experiences and a space complete with wi-fi, air conditioning, charging stations and more.

[video] Olivier Cresp Joins the Academia Del Perfume

Cresp, known for fragrances including Angel by Thierry Mugler and Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue, is the 16th fragrance industry professional to receive the honor.

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