When a woman puts on makeup and looks in the mirror, it is as if she is seeing a different person, Japanese scientists said Tuesday, October 14th. Researchers who teamed up with Japan's Kanebo Cosmetics Inc.
By Hiro Muramoto TOKYO (Reuters Life!) - You can call it Jane Eyre meets the Addams family, but for the hundreds of Japanese girls who dress in Victorian dresses trimmed with lace, eyes rimmed with heavy black makeup, it's "Gothic-Lolita.
Buyout firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co [KKR.UL] said on Monday, September 8th it was boosting its team in Japan by hiring the honorary chairman of Japanese cosmetics firm Shiseido Co Ltd as a senior adviser.
French cosmetics group Clarins on Friday reported a drop in first-half net income to 24 million euros ($35.38 million) from 36.7 million euros a year earlier and renewed recent caution about the impact of currency swings.
America's obsession with beauty is posing serious problems for the health and economic well-being of women and young girls, according to a report on Monday on the pursuit of physical perfection and the rise in cosmetic surgery.
Shares of Estee Lauder Cos Inc jumped 6.76 percent to $48 in premarket trade on Thursday after the U.S. cosmetics company posted higher quarterly profit, helped by higher sales across all categories and the weak U.S. dollar.