Cosmetics Compact

Cosmetics Compact: L’Oreal, P&G, Boots news, while Beiersdorf and Unilever do ad battle

By Andrew MCDOUGALL contact

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The Cosmetics Compact is your compact source of the latest new headlines from the last few weeks, taking a glance at what has been happening in the cosmetics industry.

Whether in your lunch break, on your commute, or proudly displayed in your office, the compact is a great way to catch up on some the highlights of the last few weeks.

In this edition we throw light on the CVC deal to acquire Douglas​ after the German perfume retailer had initially announced plans for an IPO, while P&G also feature after it launched a 3D bioprinted skin project​.

L’Oréal also deserve a mention after some skin research of its own , developing an ultrathin skin device to help measure skin hydration and thermal transport​, which will aid the development of new products.

It’s clearly been a busy time for the French cosmetics maker as we also throw light on its fragrance agreement with women’s wear brand Proenza Schouler​.

There was also news in the UK that Unilever had been given a telling off by the Advertising Standards Authority​ following a complaint from rival Beiersdorf over its advertising for a Sure antiperspirant.

And finally, news of a shake-up at Boots also hit the headlines as the company announced it would be cutting around 700 backroom jobs​.

Also mentioned in the Compact is the upcoming SkinCare Ingredients 2015 event taking place on Wednesday 24 June. For more details on the event and to register for free, please click here​.

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