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Period: May 7, 2016 to May 14, 2016
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Lush Would Rather Sell Naked Products Than Use Non-Environment-Friendly Packaging, Buying Manager Says

Beauty brand Lush is selling solid products, such as shampoo bars, soap, and Bath Bombs, that do not need as much packaging as conventional personal care products. When a product needs packaging for protection, Lush uses packaging made from recycled materials. One of its recycling programs, Black Pot, has helped collect more than 300,000 black pots, which were later recycled into new black pots. Lush's ethical buying manager Heather Deeth said creating packaging-free products is a main part of the company's business philosophy, with the company's emphasis on focusing on product quality instead of packaging. Lush uses 100-percent recycled content material for plastic, paper, or cardboard packaging, Deeth said.

"Online Exclusives: Lush Takes An Ecological Approach to Retailing", Beauty Packaging, May 02, 2016

Bulldog Skincare For Men Launches Facial Haircare And Shaving Products

Bulldog Skincare for Men launched the Bulldog Beard line of facial haircare products and Bulldog Shave line of shaving and foaming gels. According to the company, each product comes with skin-nourishing natural ingredients, including shea butter, borage oil, and green tea. Available now in Boots stores and online at boots.com and bulldogskincare.com, prices start from ₤3.50.

"Bulldog Skincare Launches Beard and Shave Ranges", Fashion Beans, May 06, 2016

Syoss Offers Zurich Consumers Chance To Experience Carwash-Like Haircare Service

Henkel's Swiss haircare brand Syoss created publicity for itself by putting up a hair-washing facility that looked like a car wash in Zurich's main railway station. Participating consumers had to sit in a chair that was moving through a set of rails, with their washed, dried, and styled in different stages of the facility. Created by Jung von Matt's Limmatt office, the publicity activity ran for two days.

"Haircare Brand Syoss Sets Up a 'Car Wash' for Hair in Zurich", creativity-online, May 09, 2016

Kiehl's Expands Atlanta Store; Adds More Grooming Products For Men

Kiehl’s USA expanded its store in Atlanta, Georgia, to 1,200 square feet. While retaining its signature apothecary aesthetic and design, which includes design elements from the original pharmacy, a teaching skeleton, and a signature motorcycle, the upgraded Lenox Square store features a men’s grooming segment designed for specialized grooming education and product demonstrations. Company president Chris Salgado is keen on introducing men to proper skincare, believing it is both a teaching and a marketing process. According to Salgado, about 18 percent of the company’s products sold in Atlanta are targeted at men, and approximately 30 percent of its customers are men.

"Kiehl's expands store and men's grooming products", The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 09, 2016

ASA Bans GSK's TV Ad For Aquafresh Toothpaste For False Marketing Claims

GlaxoSmithKline’s TV commercial for its Aquafresh toothpaste, which includes claims that the product’s fluoride ingredient offers 24 hours of protection from sugar, was banned by the Advertising Standards Authority. With the complaint brought by rival manufacturer Colgate-Palmolive, the case highlights an intensifying competition between the brands. Although GSK presented related research it said supported the marketing claims, the ASA determined the toothpaste only had standard fluoride and no special ingredients.

"Aquafresh toothpaste advert that made bogus claim about offering '24-hour sugar acid protection' is banned by watchdog ", The Daily Mail, May 11, 2016

Tigi Tienda Productos Peluqueria Expands Lineup To Cover All Tigi Products

Tigi Tienda Productos Peluqueria expanded its lineup of Tigi haircare products to include those designed for men, tweens, and those with special hair types. Serving consumers in Spain, the online store now offers Bed Head for Men, Urban Antidotes, S Factor, and Tweens. According to the company, the expansion of the product range will allow consumers to buy the Tigi haircare products at best prices available.

"Tigi Tienda Productos Peluqueria Expand Range To Include All Tigi Products On The Market", Marketers Media, May 12, 2016

 
Comment & Opinion  

Johnson & Johnson Battles Allegations It Failed To Act On Reported Talcum-Cancer Links

Johnson & Johnson is fighting legal claims and public perception that the company put more emphasis on revenue than on ethics following a court case awarding damages to a woman diagnosed with cancer after years of using its talcum powder. J&J asserts that there is no sufficient medical evidence linking ovarian cancer risk to talcum powder use. Despite scientific facts being cited by the company, however, its brand is likely to suffer significant damage. While it seems that the company ignored information or warnings from some scientific studies highlighting possible links between its product and ovarian cancer, there are no definitive argument for this, according to Wharton lecturer in health care management Robert Field.

"Talcum Trouble: Where Does J&J’s Responsibility Lie?", Knowledge@Wharton , May 11, 2016

Unilever Indonesia Boss Reminds Agencies To Keep Eye On Primary Purpose And Not On Awards

Unilever Indonesia president director Hemant Bakshi reminded advertising and marketing agencies to keep in mind their primary purpose and not focus on working for industry awards. Talking to Mumbrella, the executive said he sees nothing wrong with awards, but advertising or marketing work should never be done for awards. Bakshi earlier spoke at the Asia Pacific Media Forum in Bali, warning media executives against complacency when things are changing drastically.

"Unilever Indonesia boss warns awards-chasing agencies ‘never forget your purpose’", mUmBRELLA, May 12, 2016

Companies, Organizations  

L'Oreal Reveals Strategy To Reach Carbon-Balanced Status By 2020

L’Oreal aims to become a carbon-balanced company by 2020 through its Sharing Beauty With All sustainability program, according to chief sustainability officer Alexandra Palt. First launched three years ago, SBWA has enabled the beauty brand to improve efficiencies, adopt green energy supply, and redesign product formulas. To achieve its expanded SBWA targets, the company needs to secure the support of all employees and convince them sustainability is at the core of the company mission. According to Palt, to ensure success, the program should have support and leadership from top management. L’Oreal CEO Jean-Paul Agon has been the leader of the company’s sustainability initiatives. Also, L’Oreal has linked the bonuses of brand managers and country managers to their performance versus environmental targets.

"An inside look at L'Oreal's sustainability makeover", Business Green, May 06, 2016

GSK Uses Shock Ads To Promote Corsodyl Mouthwash

GlaxoSmithKline launched a marketing campaign for its Corsodyl mouthwash brand featuring a woman who loses her teeth. Many social media users have posted complaints against the TV advertisement, which is part of GSK’s campaign that aims to shock. Previous campaigns for Corsodyl, which contains the antibacterial agent chlorhexidine digluconate, also used shock tactics. So far, there are already 20 complaints against the campaign being reviewed by the Advertising Standards Authority.

"Corsodyl: How an unnerving ad campaign works", BBC, May 09, 2016

TRESemme Partners With Saudi Arabia University To Highlight Designs By Budding Fashion Designers

Unilever's brand TRESemme Arabia partnered with Saudi Arabia's Dar Al Hekma University in Jeddah to establish a platform for global fashion and modern designs through the Port16 fashion graduation project. As part of the partnership, the high-end haircare brand is co-curating the platform showcasing the designs made by 17 designers graduating from the university. Also, a ladies-only fashion graduation project was held, with the venue opened to the public in the following two days. It has attracted fashion industry specialists and designers.

"TRESemmé Arabia and Dar Al Hekma create platform for fashion designers", Saudi Gazette, May 09, 2016

Beautycounter Joins Target To Launch Limited-Edition Line Of Skincare And Cosmetics Products

Beautycounter partnered with Target to launch a collection of skincare and cosmetics products that will be sold at the retailer’s 1,500 stores. To be available in September 12 to November 5, 2016, while supplies last, the collection is Target’s first limited-edition partnership with a beauty brand. According to the companies, the collection will include 17 products with prices ranging from $12 to $39, including 11 of Beautycounter’s bestselling products, five kits, and a new product called Nourishing Face Oil. Also, the partnership deal represents Beautycounter’s debut in the mass-market retail segment.

"Beautycounter and Target Collaborate on Limited-Edition Collection", Women’s Wear Daily, May 10, 2016

L'Oreal Names New Managing Director For Malaysia Unit

L’Oreal Malaysia Sdn Bhd named Malek Bekdache as managing director effective May 1, 2016. According to the compay, Bekdache has more than 17 years of experience, having occupied several executive-level positions within L’Oreal. He joined L’Oreal in 1996, then was appointed to marketing positions in France. He was appointed general manager of the consumer product division in Dubai in January 2000.

"L’Oreal Malaysia appoints new managing director", The Star, May 11, 2016

Unilever Sri Lanka Wins Top Honors And Set Records At Effie Awards 2015

Unilever Sri Lanka won the Marketer of the Year award for the second consecutive year at the Effie Awards 2015. Unilever was also the first company to win two Golds in the country. Marmite’s Mealtime Magic campaign and Knorr’s Seven Ways of Dhal campaign won the Golds. Held in Sri Lanka in partnership with the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing since 2008, the Effie Awards recognize effective marketing communications in 42 countries and six regions.

"Unilever Sri Lanka bags ‘Marketer of the Year’", Colombo Gazette, May 11, 2016

Bare Escentuals Plans To Move West Coast HQ To New York City

Beauty brand Bare Escentuals is relocating its headquarters from the West Coast to New York City. Bare Escentuals’ main reason for moving is to benefit from using resources being put in place by Shiseido Americas, a subsidiary of Shiseido Co. Ltd., which acquired the beauty brand in 2010 in a $1.7 billion deal. Shiseido Americas president and CEO Marc Rey said the relocation is aimed at growing the brand and is not a cost-cutting effort. Bare Escentuals’ BareMinerals is the number 2 makeup brand in the US, after MAC Cosmetics.

"Bare Escentuals Headquarters to Move to New York", Women’s Wear Daily, May 12, 2016

How Shiseido makes makeup

CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com, May 09, 2016

Deals, M&A, JVs, Licensing  

Biotherm Homme Partners With Beckham's Seven Global To Create Men's Grooming Products

L’Oreal Luxe’s premium men’s skincare brand Biotherm Homme partnered with Seven Global, David Beckham and Simon Fuller’s joint venture with Global Brands, to develop a line of men’s grooming products. Scheduled for launch in 2017, the line will include skincare and daily grooming products. As part of the partnership deal, England’s most famous football player will become Biotherm Homme’s first global brand ambassador. Biotherm Homme’s first campaign featuring Beckham will be launched online in June 2016.

"Biotherm Homme and David Beckham Sign Long-Term Partnership to Develop a Men’s Grooming Products", MultiVu, May 09, 2016

Elizabeth Arden Reveals Deal To Buy Christina Aguilera Fragrance Brands From Procter & Gamble

International prestige beauty brand Elizabeth Arden, Inc., said it has signed a deal to acquire the global license and related assets for the Christina Aguilera fragrance business from Procter & Gamble International. Introduced by recording artist Christina Aguilera in 2007, her fragrances are available worldwide and come with seven brands. Expected to close in the first quarter of fiscal 2017, the deal is subject to the usual regulatory approvals.

"Elizabeth Arden, Inc. Announces Agreement To Acquire The Christina Aguilera Fragrance Brands", PRNewswire, May 12, 2016

Earnings Release  

Church & Dwight Reports 5.2-Percent Increase In Sales In 1Q 2016

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. reported organic sales grew 5.2 percent in the first quarter of 2016, compared with the same quarter in 2015, according to company CEO Matthew T. Farrell who presided over the company's latest earnings call. Chief financial officer Richard A. Dierker said earnings per share rose 7.5 percent to $0.86 from $0.80 in the previous year. Reported revenue grew 4.5 percent to $849 million, Dierker added. International sales grew 13.3 percent, with underlying growth at about 9 percent. Reported gross margin increased 80 basis points to 44.6 percent compared with the previous year. Also, the company said marketing spending increased 4.2 percent year over year.

"Church & Dwight (CHD) Matthew T. Farrell on Q1 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript", Seeking Alpha, May 05, 2016

Revlon Reports Slight Sales Gain In First Quarter Of 2016

Revlon, Inc. reported net sales grew 0.3 percent in the first quarter ending March 31, 2016, compared with the same quarter in 2015. Total company adjusted EBITDA declined 5.3 percent to $67.5 million compared with the same period in the previous year. For the quarter, the company said its net income was $11 million, including the impact of $2.1 million of non-operatiinng and unusual items, net of taxes.

"Revlon Reports First Quarter 2016 Results", Revlon , May 06, 2016

Innovation & New Ideas  

Second-Skin Technology Created By Harvard And MIT Scientists Opens Doors To Various Skincare And Treatment Possibilities

Harvard and MIT scientists have created a “second skin” technology, an invisible film composed of commonly used chemicals ruled as safe by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. According to a study published in the “Nature Materials” journal, results of pilot studies with 170 subjects revealed the film, made of siloxanes, has not caused irritation or allergic reactions so far. Biotechnology company Living Proof funded the research, while privately owned company Olivo Laboratories, which owns the related patents, is developing the product. Possible applications for the technology include treatment of undereye bags, sunscreen protection, and treatment of skin diseases, such as eczema and psoriasis.

"‘Second Skin’ May Reduce Wrinkles, Eyebags, Scientists Say", The New York Times , May 09, 2016

Johnson & Johnson Opens Life-Sciences-Focused Business Incubator In Toronto

Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC opened its JLABS @ Toronto life sciences incubator, which provides entrepreneurs shared laboratory space and offices and access to scientific, industry, and capital funding experts. Capable of hosting as many as 50 startups, the facility opened with 22 companies representing various segments, such as therapeutics, medical devices, and consumer health solutions. JLABS helps entrepreneurs overcome common obstacles to discovery and product development, including the need for large initial investment of time and money needed to put up working laboratories and related business infrastructure.

"Johnson & Johnson Innovation Opens JLABS @ Toronto", Johnson & Johnson, May 11, 2016

Shine On

Beauty Packaging, April 28, 2016

Simply ‘Green’ Packaging

Beauty Packaging, April 28, 2016

I Want It All

Happi, May 02, 2016

Legal, Legislation, Regulation, Policy  

India Demands Johson & Johnson To Prove Safety Of Products

India's Drug Controller General GN Singh said the government is asking Johnson & Johnson to prove the safety of its products after the company had lost in two lawsuits in the US claiming links between its talcum powder and ovarian cancer. Singh also said his agency is studying the idea of revising safety standards for the talcum powder segment. J&J is facing more than 1,200 potential lawsuits alleging the company failed to warn consumers of the cancer risk.

"J&J faces pressure in India after losing talcum powder suits in US", The Hindu Business Line, May 04, 2016

Unilever Refuses To Clean Up Former Thermometer Factory In India, Activists Say

For 15 years, Unilever has refused to clean up the toxic remains of a former thermometer factory owned by its Indian subsidiary Hindustan Unilever in Kodaikanal, South India, according to activists. When the factory operated from 1983 to 2001, workers were exposed to mercury and its toxic effects. Because some mercury were not disposed of properly, the site remains dangerous. Unilever agreed to provide compensation to former workers, after facing an international campaign.

"Unilever’s Toxic, 15-Year Legacy in India", Triple Pundit, May 05, 2016

Patent Pick: Perfume Patch is the Path to Convenience

Perfumer & Flavorist, April 29, 2016

Market News  

HUL Posts Strong Growth In 1Q 2016; Keeps Focus On Investing In Market Development

Hindustan Unilever posted 6 percent underlying volume growth in the first quarter of 2016, according to managing director Sanjiv Mehta. Faced with rising prices of commodities, HUL aims to remain within strategic price points for each of the company's brands. Also, the company increases its investment in market development as part of its efforts to reverse sales slowdown in India's rural areas, Mehta said.

"We invest more in developing market: Sanjiv Mehta, Hindustan Unilever", Economic Times, May 10, 2016

Henkel Lebanon Expands Operations In Syria And Iraq

Limited opportunities for expansion in its home market is forcing Henkel Lebanon to expand its operations in Syria and Iraq. Henkel is entering into joint venture deals with Obegi Group in the two countries. Henkel signed deals with contract manufacturers to start producing its products in Syria. Until Henkel completes its factories in the countries, the company’s factories in Lebanon will be making products for the two markets.

"Henkel Lebanon expands Levant operations", Business News, May 11, 2016

Kiehl's expands store and men's grooming products

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 09, 2016

"Employer branding is a mirror"

HRM Asia , May 12, 2016

Marketing & Advertising  

Quality, CSR, Sustainability Drive Kimberly-Clark's Communications Activities In Asia Pacific

Kimberly-Clark APAC implements its communications strategies, while focusing on five priorities represented by the acronym “DRIVE,” according to Shweta Shukla, director for communications and government affairs for the region. Shukla said DRIVE stands for driving brand PR and credentials; raising the corporate profile and employer branding; internal communication that inspires employees; vision for long-term CSR and sustainability; and elevating internal and agency capabilities. Across the Asia Pacific region, the company is working in partnership with a combination of PR firms, including Ogilvy PR, Edelman, MSLGroup, and local agencies from important markets. Kimberly-Clark’s “Kleenex – Look after your forests” campaign, launched when the haze in Southeast Asia reached dangerous levels in 2015, was an example of a DRIVE-focused campaign.

"Inside In-house: Kimberly-Clark's APAC communications director on brand building and newsrooms", PRWeek, May 05, 2016

Lush Launches First Mobile App For IOS And Android

Beauty brand Lush launched its first mobile app for the iOS and Android platforms. Designed to enable consumers to get information about, compare, and purchase Lush products using their mobile devices, the app is expected to connect seamlessly the retail and digital experience for customers. Offering convenience for consumers, the app lets shoppers search for products based on scents and gain access to information about product ingredients. Also, the app features a Stories tab, which features a collection of editorial content, as well as information about Lush’s corporate social responsibility efforts.

"Your makeup store just went high-tech: Lush debuts its new app for iOS and Android", Yahoo! Tech, May 05, 2016

RB India Names GSK Head Of Media And CSR As Regional Digital And Media Manager

GlaxoSmithKline’s head of media and CSR for the Indian sub-continent, Bhavana Mittal will move to RB India as the company’s regional digital and media manager. She will be in charge of RB India’s media services and digital platform. Mittal was with GSK for more than six years, first joining the company as general manager of commercial procurement and media.

"GSK's Bhavana Mittal to join RB India as Regional Digital and Media Manager", afaqs! , May 09, 2016

Unilever Is Growing By Doing Good And Being Pro-Environment, CEO Says

Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan has enabled the company to grow its business while reducing its environmental footprint and expanding its overall social impact, according to company CEO Paul Polman. USLP has also helped the company grow by focusing on external issues, including food security, deforestation, and sanitation. Since assuming the CEO job in 2009, Polman said he has seen more companies adopting a more environment-friendly and responsible business model due to moral and business reasons. Polman said that in his eight years as CEO, the greatest thing he has done is helping strengthen the company’s corporate values and widening the talent pool that will help ensure future success. Working for the common good and the power of purpose, passion, and positive attitude are the greatest lessons he has learned during his tenure with Unilever.

"Doing Well By Doing Good: An Interview with Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever", Huffington Post, May 10, 2016

Unilever Nigeria Hosts Party In Honor Of South West Women

Unilever Nigeria hosted an Owambe party in Ibadan, Oyo State, to honor hundreds of women from different states in the country’s South West zone. Marking the end of Unilever’s Sunlight 13 Alarambara radio drama series aired on selected radio stations in the region, the event was used by the company to connect with customers in a relaxed environment. Also, Unilever Nigeria highlighted the institution of marriage, the importance of raising children well, and homemaking.

"Nigeria: Unilever Fetes South West Women", All Africa, May 11, 2016

Press Release  

Cottonelle Teams Up With Giuliana Rancic To Urge Americans To Go Commando

Kimberly-Clark’s Cottonelle brand of personal care paper products partnered with working mother and bestselling author Giuliana Rancic for the Go Commando campaign. Launched in 2015, the campaign encourages consumers to go commando by using Cottonelle CleanRipple Texture bathroom tissue. Rancic offers the following tips on how to feel clean and confident when working out at the gym: use hair ties and bobby pins to keep hair in place while working out and always stay chic.

"Giuliana Rancic Empowers Women to Test Their Confidence and Go Commando with Cottonelle Brand CleanRipple Texture", Kimberly-Clark, May 04, 2016

Shiseido Americas Opens Upgraded R&D Center In New Jersey

Shiseido Americas Corporation opened its improved research and development facility, called the Americas Innovation Center, in East Windsor, New Jersey. Significantly expanded to provide advanced R&D support for the Americas region, the facility will strengthen the company’s consumer research, information development, and product development in the region and worldwide. According to the company, the upgraded facility will cooperate with Shiseido’s new Center of Excellence for Makeup in New York City.

"Shiseido Enhances Global R&D Structure", Shiseido, May 06, 2016

HUL Reports Strong Net Profit Gain In January-March Quarter 2016

Hindustan Unilever Ltd. reported net profit rose 7.02 percent to Rs 1,089.59 crore for the January-March quarter 2016, compared with the same period in 2015. Net sales increased 3.36 percent to Rs 7,809.40 crore, compared with the same quarter in the previous year. For its fiscal year 2015-2016, consolidated net profit dropped 6.43 percent to Rs 4,082.42 crore, compared with Rs 4,363.08 crore in the previous fiscal year. Consolidated net sales rose 4.11 percent to Rs 32,482.72 crore during the fiscal year.

"RESULTS FOR QUARTER AND FINANCIAL YEAR ENDING 31st MARCH 2016", Hindustan Unilever, May 09, 2016

MQ 2016 & FY 2015 - 16 Results Presentation

Hindustan Unilever, May 09, 2016

HUL wins a record 15 Abbys at Goafest 2016

Hindustan Unilever, May 09, 2016

Products & Brands  

U.S. Haircare Market Grew 3.5 Percent In 2015, Study Shows

In the United States, the market for haircare products grew 3.5 percent in 2015, based on manufacturers' sales for the period, according to Kline & Company. Data from the market research firm revealed the following products are driving market growth: ethnic hair or multicultural products that promise hair-type-specific features; independent brands that feature innovations in packaging; conditioners that offer deep and nourishing treatments for healthy and shiny hair; and styling products aimed at male consumers. Also, results of the study showed manufacturers are adopting traditional packaging for products aimed at consumers who prefer the familiar, while others use packaging with basic shapes and simple designs for natural products.

"What’s Happening in Hair Care?", Beauty Packaging, April 28, 2016

Schwarzkopf Agrees To Sponsor 2016 Eurovision Song Contest

Henkel’s beauty brand Schwarzkopf said it has agreed to sponsor the Eurovision Song Contest for the sixth time in 2016. As part of the sponsorship deal, Schwarzkopf will take care of artists’ hairstyling. Also, the brand will play an important role during various backstage events during the competition week in Stockholm. With artists coming from different countries, the brand has to make sure to cater to different needs and styles of the performers.

"Schwarzkopf is the beauty partner of the Eurovision Song Contest", Henkel, May 10, 2016

Latinas View Deodorants As Most Important Beauty Product, Survey Says

Latinas ranked deodorant as their most important beauty product, according to a survey conducted by Edelman Intelligence for beauty brand Dove. Results of the survey, conducted in March 2016 and covering 692 Hispanic women across the US aged 18 to 54, revealed 75 percent of Latinas agreed that a beauty product is any product that enhances a woman’s self-confidence. For Latinas, putting on deodorant before leaving the house is five times more important than putting on foundation or concealer, eight times more important than wearing lipstick or lip gloss, and 13 times more important than putting on perfume. When they have forgotten to put on deodorant, 88 percent of Latinas say they feel self-conscious; 71 percent distance themselves from others; and 57 percent have returned home to put deodorant on.

"Survey Says the Most Essential Product in a Latina's Beauty Regimen is not her Makeup", PR Newswire, May 11, 2016

Deodorant Is Women's Most Important Beauty Product, Survey Says

For most women, deodorant is their most important beauty product, according to a survey of 1,574 women in the US aged 18 to 54, conducted by Edelman Intelligence for Unilever’s Dove beauty brand. Conducted in March 2016, the survey’s results revealed women view putting on deodorant before leaving the house as five times more important than washing their hair; eight times more important than putting on mascara; and 13 times more important than wearing lipstick or lip gloss. Also, women said when they have forgotten to put on deodorant, 87 percent feel self-conscious; 67 percent keep themselves away from others; and 49 percent returned home to put on deodorant. Data also showed 88 percent of women prefer a deodorant that also provides skincare benefits in addition to odor and wetness protection.

"Study Reveals Unsung Hero of Women's Beauty Routine", PR Newswire, May 11, 2016

Fight for Indian hearts and smiles

The National, May 08, 2016

Skin care, natural products fuel growth

Drug Store News, May 10, 2016

Top 10 Beauty Brands in France

L2 Daily, May 12, 2016

As Surf sales tide, HUL gets a 'Daag Achche hain' moment

Daily News & Analysis‎, May 12, 2016

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