Cosmetics Compact

Cosmetics Compact: Court rulings, trends, research, and deals

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 Avon’s decision to sell Liz Earle to Walgreens Boots Alliance​ for £140 million as it continues its restructuring program.

We also take a look at the Federal Supreme Court in Germany’s decision to reverse a decision on the colour trademark of ‘Nivea blue’​, reopening  case that had been decided on a couple of years ago.

There is also news coming out of Shiseido after it completed research into the causes of sagging skin, and also identified a pine cone extract​ that could be developed to help treat the condition with products planned to be developed in this vein.

There is also a look at the slightly bizarre trend of sunburn tattoos that has had dermatologist condemning over safety fears​, and highlighting possible skin damage.

And finally, the compact delves into the Coty counterfeit case which has repercussions for the whole industry after the European Court of Justice ruled that in the pursuit of justice, certain information can be disclosed if it helps reveal those who have produced and profited from counterfeit product sales.

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