L’Oréal brand Urban Decay has made its first mark in China’s travel retail channel, following previous launches on Tmall and in Sephora outlets, after being buoyed by changes to the animal testing regime.
The latest research from Mintel reveals that for the first time in 2012, the value of the UK nail colour cosmetics market equalled that of lip colour cosmetics with both posting a market value of £229m (€270m) respectively.
It may be a new year but it seems cosmetics companies are still getting caught out for misleading consumers, as a UK watchdog has pulled up press ads by Transformulas International over claims made about its eye gel.
In its recently published annual report, European cometics and
toiletries body Colipa says that its main focus in the area of
research and development remains to find an alternative to the
testing of products on animals. Simon Pitman...