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Kardashians Sued for Not Tweeting About Beauty Line

Lawsuit asks for up to $190M for investor

(Newser) - Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney Kardashian are being sued for close to $200 million for not sufficiently promoting their line of beauty products—or, as TMZ puts it, the sisters "could be on the hook ... for not tweeting about their own makeup line." The Kardashians' first business partner, Boldface,... More »

11 Completely Insane Celeb Beauty Treatments

Sheep placentas and snake venom and bee stings, oh my!

(Newser) - You've heard about Tom Cruise's bird poo facials —but he's far from the only star to put something kinda icky on his face in the name of beauty. Celebuzz rounds up 10 more completely crazy celebrity beauty rituals:
  • Simon Cowell indulges in sheep placenta facials to
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Estée Lauder Building 2nd 'Home' Market in China

Osiao strives for local authenticity

(Newser) - Estée Lauder already sells most of its brands in China—but now it's working on a new line specifically designed for the Chinese market. Osiao skin care products "will give consumers a sense of being local, of being really dedicated to them," says CEO Fabrizio Freda.... More »

Boom in Skin Care Sales Signals Economic Rebound

This from today's 'bizarre correlations' department

(Newser) - Turns out skin care is an economic bellwether—so you should be happy to hear that sales are picking up. Women were slow to skimp on, say, moisturizer even as sales of makeup and perfume declined, but in 2009 skin care sales finally fell by 4%, according to new research.... More »

Panel Brands Twiggy Ad a Lie

Airbrushed face misleads women about cream's effect

(Newser) - A Procter & Gamble face cream used by 1960s model Twiggy makes her look astoundingly young—except that it really doesn't because the photo used in magazine ads has been radically altered. A British consumer watchdog panel has declared the ad "misleading," but rebuffed consumer complaints that it... More »

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