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5 Ugly Beauty Biz Facts

Toxic chemicals lurk in products

(Newser) - The beauty industry banks $500 billion a year by helping people hide the epidermal truth—so it should come as no surprise that the biz glosses over a few facts. Treehugger lists five:
  • Skin-toxic chemicals lurk in many skincare products, "and trigger skin problems such as rashes, redness, acne,
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Revlon Boss Goes After Ex-Wife's Family in Court

Billionaire Perelman's lawsuit alleges former brother-in-law connived to grab millions

(Newser) - Revlon's billionaire chairman has sued his former brother-in-law over millions he says are owed to the estate of his late ex-wife and their daughter, Bloomberg reports. Ron Perelman alleges Robert Cohen was “wanton, willful and malicious” in persuading his parents—one ailing, the other incapacitated—to transfer their assets... More »

Barkin Sues Ex for More Millions

Claims Perelman owes her film company

(Newser) - Ellen Barkin is $40 million richer after last year’s divorce from billionaire Ron Perelman, but now she says the Revlon mogul owes her production company $3.4 million. Barkin is suing her ex for the funding, promised in a contract—but Perelman has no intention of paying up, the... More »

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