The new "Models as Muse" exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates some of the world's most beautiful women yet it shows how ideals of beauty have evolved to include the rest of women as well, its curator said on Monday 4 May.
Procter & Gamble failed to adequately address contamination and other manufacturing problems at a plant in Puerto Rico that produces over-the-counter drugs and Olay cosmetics, U.S. regulators said in a letter released on Tuesday 5 May.
Beiersdorf envisages reducing its activities at some of its sites in Germany and abroad, announced the group’s boss during the general meeting of shareholders in Hamburg, as the crisis has badly affected Tesa - its branch of adhesives.
Estee Lauder Cos Inc reported a much higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Monday 4 May, helped by increased sales in Asia, sending shares up 3% in light, premarket trade. But the maker of Clinique and M.A.C.gave a cautious outlook for the current quarter.
Cosmetics maker Bare Escentuals Inc posted a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, as lower cost of goods sold and a shift to higher margin products offset a fall in sales amid a tough economic environment.
Breast cancer survivor Christina Applegate made the cover of People magazine's 100 most beautiful people issue on Wednesday 29 April in a list that welcomed newcomers U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and "Twilight" heart-throb Robert Pattinson.
In spite of the fact the perfume and cosmetic markets are still shrinking due to a worldwide decrease in consumption, Inter Parfums saw a turnover of €63 million in the first quarter of 2009. The group judged this performance to be “reasonable”.
Bobbi Brown has points of sale criss-crossing the USA, Europe and even Asia, but until now not a single one dedicated to its products alone. The brand will soon be opening a new boutique though in Paris.