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Flawless Beauty and Skin Products recalled

Flawless Beauty and Skin is voluntarily recalling 11 lots of products. The products make claims which are not supported by medical evidence and which might be dangerous to consumers.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

It's worth it: Beauty firms chase Africa cosmetics boom

Lagos - Nigeria's Kuddy Cosmetics began as a one-woman business run out of a suitcase, with Kudirat Fashola bringing beauty products back from the United States in her luggage.
In the Media by Ben Simon (AFP)

Nivea maker Beiersdorf sees further growth in 2014

Frankfurt - Beiersdorf, the German maker of Nivea hand cream and Tesa sticky tape, reported a strong increase in profits last year and forecasted further growth in 2014.
In the Media by AFP

Chanel No. 5 at stake as EU sniffs out allergens?

Brussels - Europe's grand old perfume houses and organic cosmetic newcomers may be looking at a major clean-out as the EU sniffs out ingredients blamed for skin allergies in up to 15 million people.A report by the EU's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCC...
In the Media by AFP

Nestle drops control option over cosmetics beauty L'Oreal

Paris - Swiss food giant Nestle is to sell a chunk of its shares in French cosmetics giant L'Oreal, the firms said on Tuesday, in a signal that Nestle has dropped the option of a takeover.L'Oreal is to buyback a stake of 8.0 percent from Nestle which currently...
In the Media by Frédéric Garlan, Simon Boehm (AFP)

L'Oreal net profit rises 3.2% to 3 bn euros

Paris - L'Oreal, the world's largest cosmetics company, said Monday its net profit rose by 3.2 percent last year to 2.96 billion euros ($4.0 billion) on sales which rose by 2.3 percent to 22.98 billion euros.
In the Media by AFP

Beiersdorf says sales rose in 2013, despite strong euro

Frankfurt - Beiersdorf, the German maker of Nivea hand cream and Tesa sticky tape, said on Thursday that group sales rose in 2013, but growth was curbed by the strength of the euro. Sales advanced by 1.7 percent to 6.141 billion euros ($8.
In the Media by AFP

L'Oreal and eBay bury the hatchet after forgery fight

Paris - Cosmetics giant L'Oreal and online auctioneer eBay buried the hatchet on Wednesday after more than six years of court battles over the sale of counterfeit goods, a joint statement said.
In the Media by AFP

L'Oreal gets greenlight to buy Chinese skincare company

Paris - French cosmetics giant L'Oreal said it had received the official greenlight for its $843 million bid to acquire the Hong Kong-listed facial care company Magic Holdings International.The bid of HK$6.30 per share is worth a total of HK$6.
In the Media by AFP

New insights into skin aging

Researchers have made a discovery about the processes involved in the regeneration of skin tissue and the causes of epidermal (outer skin layer) aging.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Europe introduces complete ban on sale of animal tested cosmetics

On Monday, a full ban on the testing of cosmetic products on animals came into force in the European Union. The complete ban was welcomed by animal rights groups but some in the cosmetics industry remain unconvinced.
In the Media by Robert Myles - 4 comments

L'Oreal warned over anti-aging cream marketing

Cosmetic manufacturer L'Oreal has been given a warning by the US FDA over the way that it sells and advertises its anti-aging creams.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 5 comments

Evelyn Lauder, creator of pink ribbon for breast cancer, dies

New York - Evelyn Lauder, the daughter-in-law of cosmetics tycoon Estée Lauder who created the 'pink ribbon' which became a symbol for breast cancer awareness, has lost her battle with non-genetic ovarian cancer at the age of 75.
In the Media by Kim I. Hartman - 1 comment

Report: Women take a risk wearing makeup

Women are known to do a lot for beauty but would you put lead, arsenic, and cadmium on your face to look good? Those kinds of chemicals can be found in makeup, a report released today by Environmental Defence.
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 2 comments

French cosmetic industrialist Yves Rocher, dead at 79

French businessman Yves Rocher, founder and head of the cosmetics company named after him, died on December 26 in Paris at the age of 79.
In the Media by Miroslav Kucera

Snap On Teeth Dental Cosmetics

The newest item in dental news? Snap on teeth!They are fitted by a dentist, and last for five years. At first, they require getting used to...
In the Media by Rhonda Straw - 5 comments

European Union phasing out animal testing for cosmetics

An amendment of the Cosmetics Directive of the European Union to phase out animal testing for acute toxic effects, such as irritation of eyes and skin, of beauty products has now come into effect.

Jesus appears on cosmetics in Singapore

A leading retailer in Singapore had sold a range of cosmetics with Jesus pictures on it. After the retailer received complaints from a local Christian group, they withdrew the products from the market.
In the Media by Chris V. Thangham - 6 comments

Dutch Center Opens Door For Cosmetic Surgery Addicts

A Dutch counselling center has started a treatment course for women with a cosmetic surgery addiction. The center says the number of women that suffers from make up addictions is growing.
In the Media by Angelique van Engelen - 1 comment

Beauty, cosmetics and animal protection are synonyms

It's not a politically correct idea to guide people toward animal-friendly products - it's a humane idea. It has nothing to do with style. Makeup Without Cruelty – such a brilliant motive.
In the Media by Leah - 3 comments

Jackie Chan Wants You To Have Perfect Skin

Jackie Chan has launched a cosmetics line, his Web site said Monday, adding to the action star's diverse range of businesses that include fitness clubs, restaurants, a clothing label and cookies.
In the Media by bulanjing - 4 comments

Cosmetics makers required to list ingredients

New Health Canada regulations requiring cosmetics manufacturers to list ingredients on product labels take effect on Thursday.
In the Media by soome2000

The Makeover of the Modern Man

EVERY MAJOR COSMETICS BRAND IS TARGETING MEN LIKE NEVER BEFORE Digital Journal — Next time you walk into a drug store, take a look at how many men are shopping at the cosmetics counter. These average men aren’t necessarily picking up nail polish or .
In the Media by Julia Suppa - 1 comment

Pencils Still Have a Future, Says von Faber-Castell

NUREMBERG, Germany (dpa) - Never mind the Internet, SMS messages and hand-held computers: the humble pencil still has a future, says Anton Wolfgang Graf von Faber-Castell, head of the renowned German writing-implement manufacturer of the same name."The...
In the Media by Ines Beyer

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