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  • ASOS to create more than 1,600 jobs in Fulton County (Georgia)

    08/08/2017 9:27:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    WENY-TV ^ | August 8, 2017 | Chris Price, WGCL-TV
    ATLANTA, GA -- Governor Nathan Deal today announced that ASOS, a leading online global fashion and beauty retailer, will establish an East Coast e-commerce fulfillment center in Union City, creating more than 1,600 jobs and investing more than $40 million in Fulton County throughout the next five years. In the first phase of development, the fulfillment center will have a 10 million-unit capacity with additional room for future growth. "Georgia is an ideal location for innovative international retailers like ASOS to reach new customers," said Deal. "In choosing to locate in Fulton County, ASOS will benefit from the robust transportation...
  • Male cosmetics counters could hit department stores in five years, L'Oreal boss says

    08/07/2017 5:59:32 AM PDT · by C19fan · 41 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | August 7, 2017 | Katie Morley
    Male make-up counters could become a reality within five years, the UK boss of L'Oreal has said, as it is no longer a taboo for the "selfie generation". In an interview with the Daily Telegraph, Vismay Sharma, the cosmetics giant's UK managing director, said that demand for make-up among men was growing fast.
  • Cosmetics Company Launches Anti-Trump Hair Care Product

    02/24/2017 7:50:18 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    MRC TV ^ | February 24, 2017 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    Cosmetics brand Lush, popular among young girls and hipsters for their “bath bombs,” is launching a new anti-President Trump hair care product. According to Cosmopolitan, Lush announced plans to release a hair treatment called “Yuge,” a play on the way Trump pronounces the word “huge,” alongside an “orange faced, tiny-handed man” at their 2017 Lush Summit. The “Yuge” product is reportedly a hot oil treatment that will “add volume and softness to your hair.” Cosmopolitan notes the product is not currently available as it is being tested on humans in the U.K. (Lush opposes animal testing). Lush’s homepage features two statements opposing...
  • Made-up men reflect changing $50bn male grooming industry

    02/05/2017 5:08:50 AM PST · by C19fan · 46 replies
    Financial Times ^ | February 4, 2017 | Lindsay Whipp
    Maybelline’s Big Shot mascara campaign features a model with impeccable eye make-up, thick eyelashes and . . . well-groomed stubble. ...
  • CoverGirl Introduces Its First-Ever Cover Boy

    10/11/2016 8:48:57 PM PDT · by detective · 35 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | October 11, 2016 | Jihan Forbes
    Male makeup gurus are having a moment, and James Charles Dickinson is adding another. The 17-year-old YouTube sensation, known simply as James Charles on social media, boasts more than 70,000 subscribers, whichcomparatively isnt as much assome other major male beautyYouTubers, likeMannyGutierrez (Manny Mua) and Patrick Starrr (both nearing 2 million each). Still, its more than enough for CoverGirl, which announced Charlesas its latest ambassador and the first young manto receive such an honor.
  • The power of make-up - Caption the Wee Wee

    04/04/2016 4:01:32 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 9 replies
    April 4, 2016
  • Beauty brands are trying to sign Caitlyn Jenner

    06/03/2015 11:00:26 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 31 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 2, 2015 | Stephanie Smith
    Caitlyn Jenner is being courted by beauty brands to become a spokeswoman. MAC Cosmetics, which is owned by Este Lauder, has already had several high-level meetings over the past few months with Jenner to discuss becoming a face of the colorful cosmetics line. [Snip] MAC has over 700 stores worldwide, and Jenner would follow in the footsteps of LGBT-friendly MAC representatives including RuPaul, Ricky Martin, Elton John and k.d. lang. Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj have also been spokesmodels. The lines motto is All ages, all races, all sexes. MAC declined to comment.
  • Slow-acting killer that was Saddam's favourite instrument of vengeance

    11/19/2006 11:31:47 PM PST · by MadIvan · 9 replies · 2,347+ views
    The Times ^ | November 20, 2006 | Mark Henderson
    On New Years Day in 1988, Abdullah Ali, an Iraqi businessman who had been living in London for eight years, joined three compatriots for dinner at a restaurant called Cleopatra in Notting Hill.The next morning, he was taken ill with flu-like symptoms and was admitted to hospital. There his condition rapidly deteriorated his hair fell out, he developed excruciating skin and joint pain, and paralysis and respiratory failure began to set in. Fifteen days later he was dead but not before he had begun to wonder whether something had been added to his vodka. He was right: the...
  • Cosmetic chemical hinders brain development in tadpoles

    01/10/2012 1:36:55 PM PST · by Red Badger · 11 replies ^ | 01-10-2112 | Brown University
    Scientists, health officials, and manufacturers already know that a chemical preservative found in some products, including cosmetics, is harmful to people and animals in high concentrations, but a new Brown University study in tadpoles reports that it can also interrupt neurological development even in very low concentrations. In the cosmetics industry, the biocide methylisothiazolinone or MIT, is considered safe at concentrations of less than 100 parts per million. Lab studies, however, have found that lower concentrations affected the growth of animal neurons. Picking up from there, the Brown researchers performed a series of experiments to investigate how 10 days of...
  • The dark side of biotech: expert details grisly fate of fetal body parts

    12/14/2010 4:14:47 PM PST · by NYer · 20 replies
    Life Site News ^ | December 9, 2010 | KATHLEEN GILBERT
    Dr. Theresa Deisher speaks at the HLI conference last weekend. WASHINGTON, D.C., December 8, 2010 ( - Every day in America, countless packages are carefully transferred for use by government, university, pharmaceutical and other biotechnology laboratories. Some of these end up advancing development of products such as cosmetics and food additives; others are used directly as a form of therapy. The material in those packages are human body parts - eyes, ears, limbs, brain, skin - now an indispensable commodity for many U.S. researchers and scientists, and a lucrative export of America’s abortion clinics. To see an example of an...
  • Cosmetics - The New Battleground

    10/07/2010 8:14:29 PM PDT · by JunkScienceMom · 28 replies
    Truth or Scare ^ | October 6, 2010 | JunkScienceMom
    If my house were on fire and I had to take one thing (aside from my kids, dog and photographs, of course), I would have to say it would definitely be my cosmetics bag. I love all things fashion and beauty and just purchased the brand new lipstick and eyeliner I'm wearing in this photo. But there are radical groups out there that want us all to believe that wearing cosmetics will kill us. The anti-cosmetics movement is the latest cause du jour for junk science activists, and just like other scare campaigns before it, it's based on greed, profit...
  • Toxic Makeup Draws Congressional Attention (RATS, Safe Cosmetics Act take on Big Lipstick)

    07/24/2010 10:05:37 PM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies · 1+ views
    ABC News ^ | 7/22/10 | JOYCE FRIEDEN
    Toxic Makeup Draws Congressional AttentionLawmakers Debating Whether FDA Should Step Up Regulation of Makeup By JOYCE FRIEDEN July 22, 2010 Congress and the cosmetics industry are both calling for tighter regulation of the chemicals used in cosmetics and other personal care products due to concerns over possible carcinogens and other toxic ingredients. In Congress, Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) introduced a bill on Tuesday calling for cosmetics makers to register with the federal government and for larger cosmetics firms to pay user fees to enforce the regulation. The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 also would require all ingredients in a cosmetic...
  • Avon Lady who started selling part time rakes in 4m

    07/12/2010 11:23:17 AM PDT · by Niuhuru · 9 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | Last updated at 7:02 PM on 12th July 2010 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    For Rebekah Testar, selling Avon products door-to-door started as a part-time hobby to earn a little extra cash for Christmas. However, the mother-of-three is now one of the company's top sales consultants - having sold more than 4million of beauty products. The mother-of-three agreed to work after her husband, Tony, was forced to give up his job as a financial consultant because of ill health.
  • S. Korea: Why Cosmetics Rule the 1st Floor of Department Stores

    01/30/2010 7:57:00 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 31 replies · 890+ views
    Chosun Ilbo ^ | 01/30/10
    Why Cosmetics Rule the 1st Floor of Department Stores Invariably, in Korea as much as the rest of the world, cosmetics shops dominate the ground floor of department stores. The reason is simple: customers who purchased cosmetics items on the first floor account for more than 70 percent of retailers' total sales. Hyundai Department Store analyzed the sales contribution of customers who paid with department store credit cards during the first 11 months of last year, to find out how much the annual spending of customers who bought specific items contributed to total sales. It showed that cosmetics purchasers make...
  • The power of cosmetics

    12/08/2009 7:14:31 AM PST · by nutsonthebus · 10 replies · 1,377+ views
    Amazing...and frightening.
  • Police in Peru Say Gang Members Killed People To Drain Their Fat For Cosmetics

    11/20/2009 10:35:40 PM PST · by Steelfish · 28 replies · 1,164+ views
    LATimes ^ | November 20th, 2009
    Police in Peru Say Gang Members Killed People To Drain Their Fat For Cosmetics November 19, 2009 Gang members in Peru face charges of killing people and draining their fat for use in cosmetics, police said today. Police showed journalists two bottles of fat that authorities said were recovered from two suspects and a photograph of a rotting head believed to be of a male victim. The suspects allegedly told police the fat was worth $60,000 per gallon. Police Col. Jorge Mejia said three suspects who confessed to five killings told authorities the fat was sold in Lima, the capital....
  • Peru accuses four of murder, selling human fat

    11/19/2009 3:46:28 PM PST · by buccaneer81 · 10 replies · 848+ views ^ | November 20, 2009 | NA
    Peru accuses four of murder, selling human fat 07:26 AEST Fri Nov 20 2009 ago Four people have been arrested in Peru on suspicion of killing some 60 people to sell their fat and other human tissue to Italian co-conspirators for cosmetic use in Europe. The suspects were arrested in central Peru this month and a search is underway for seven others including two Italian citizens whose names were not revealed lead prosecutor Jorge Sans Quiroz told AFP. The fat was purchased "to be commercialized in European (cosmetology) laboratories," he said. The prosecutor's indictment said the gang allegedly...
  • The lowdown on animal testing for cosmetics - European Union continues phasing out animal...

    03/13/2009 10:36:34 PM PDT · by neverdem · 7 replies · 1,959+ views
    Nature News: Briefing ^ | 11 March 2009 | Alison Abbott
    European Union continues phasing out animal experiments.The European Union has outlawed the use of animals in seven toxicity tests for cosmetics ingredients.Alamy An amendment to the European Union's Cosmetics Directive today phases out the use of animals in testing for any acute toxic effects of beauty products and toiletries effects such as eye and skin irritation that might be seen shortly after exposure. Nature News finds out what this entails.What is the Cosmetics Directive and how is it changing? The Cosmetics Directive was introduced in 1976 to enforce high safety standards for cosmetics across the EU member states. It...
  • Cleopatra's Cosmetics And Hammurabi's Heineken: Name Brands Far Predating Modern Capitalism

    02/23/2008 6:38:35 PM PST · by blam · 12 replies · 319+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 2-19-2008 | University of Chicago Press Journals
    Cleopatra's Cosmetics And Hammurabi's Heineken: Name Brands Far Predating Modern CapitalismEgyptian perfume bottle. Could product branding have begun in ancient Egypt? (Credit: iStockphoto) ScienceDaily (Feb. 19, 2008) From at least Bass Ale's red triangle--advertised as "the first registered trademark"--commodity brands have exerted a powerful hold over modern Western society. Marketers and critics alike have assumed that branding began in the West with the Industrial Revolution. But a pioneering new study in the February 2008 issue of Current Anthropology finds that attachment to brands far predates modern capitalism, and indeed modern Western society. In "Prehistories of Commodity Branding," author David...
  • 'Jesus' cosmetic row in Singapore

    02/13/2008 5:45:03 AM PST · by NYer · 12 replies · 153+ views
    BBC ^ | February 12, 2008
    The lip balm shows Christ flanked by two women (Photo: Blue Q) A leading retailer in Singapore has withdrawn a cosmetics range with a Jesus theme after complaints from local Roman Catholics, local media report. The range, named Lookin' Good for Jesus, was on sale at three Topshop outlets in the Asian city state. Catholics complained the cosmetics' marketing was disrespectful, full of sexual innuendo and trivialised Christianity. About 15% of Singapore's 4.4 million population is Christian. The products included a "Virtuous vanilla" lip balm and a "Get Tight with Christ" hand and body cream, featuring a picture of...