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Too Good To Be True: FTC’s Crackdown On L’Occitane’s Body Slimming Almond Extracts

L’Occitane Inc’s advertisements for its topically-applied body sculpting almond extracts seemed straightforward: “Almond Shaping Delight 3 out of 4 women saw firmer, lifted skin. This luxuriously lightweight massage gel instantly melts into the skin to help visibly refine and sculpt the silhouette” and “Almond Beautiful Shape Trim 1.3 inches in just 4 weeks. This ultra-fresh gel … Continue Reading

Beauty and the Bunny

A wave of shock and unpleasant surprise is spreading amongst consumers of beauty products and cosmetics in most of the Western world as many big-name beauty brands are accused of going back to animal testing in order to fulfill the legal requirements of the cosmetics market in China. The fever to expand market share has … Continue Reading