French luxury goods empire PPR said Thursday january 22nd it has entered exclusive talks with L'Oreal after the cosmetics giant offered to buy its YSL Beaute unit for 1.15 billion euros (1.68 billion dollars).
The German chemicals group Beiersdorf, which makes Nivea beauty cream and Tesa glue, saw net profit plunge last year but met its sales target and increased its operating result, the group said Tuesday, January 15th.
Shu Uemura, who put on the makeup for Hollywood stars and the likes of Frank Sinatra before launching a top Japanese cosmetics brand, has died of acute pneumonia, his spokesman said on Tuesday, January 8th.
China's version of the popular US reality show "America's Next Top Model" will debut this weekend, but only after prime time as part of new rules against "immoral" entertainment, state media said Tuesday, January 8th.
A cosmetics company is suing US actress Teri Hatcher for two million dollars, accusing her of breaking an advertising contract by promoting a rival brand's lip gloss, according to court documents released Tuesday, December 4th.
Lives are at risk because the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is woefully behind in the latest scientific advances and is under funded, a panel of advisers to the agency said at a public meeting on Monday.
Britain may be a nation of animal lovers, but even the most indulgent owners may turn their noses up at the latest canine gift -- perfume for dogs. A London store launched an eau de toilette for pampered pooches on Monday that costs 38 pounds ($78.