Wal-Mart Stores Inc is rolling out a new line of cosmetics by Hard Candy, hoping to dazzle shoppers with glitter eye shadow and volumizing mascara by a brand that is sold at more upscale retailers, like Sephora.
U.S. presidential couple Barack and Michelle Obama, Brad Pitt and French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy all made the cut for an annual list of the world's best dressed -- and gave a few tips on where to find bargains.
Shares in Beiersdorf fell 5.1 percent, the biggest fallers among German large caps, after second-quarter bottom-line results from the maker of Nivea cosmetics miss consensus and the company maintains its cautious outlook for 2009.
The Tupperware party is back and Avon is calling again, ushered in by the U.S. recession. In the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s, women are selling everything from eyeliner to food containers to make extra cash.