Yves Rocher: 57 Years On And Still Great Value

It’s a myth that mail order cosmetics are less advanced or good value, and Yves Rocher dispels this misconception. Bridging the gap between drugstore and department store cosmetics, the company that was established in 1959 now sells its ranges in 88 countries around the world, and has stores in many of them. I’ve used the […]

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MUA: (Make Up Academy) Hot On The Heels Of The Success Of e.l.f.

When e.l.f. first came onto the beauty scene, people were skeptical—how could a dollar lipstick or check color be good quality? The company has since grown, expanded internationally, and still has its essential range, but has branched out to more expensive, yet affordable products. Other companies have followed their lead, and MUA (they are expanding […]

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Max Factor: More Than A Creme Puff Or Pan Stik

Max Factor was a real person—founded in 1909, Maksymilian Faktorowicz, (1877–1938) was originally from Poland, and sold and made his own make-up line when he moved to Los Angeles, California. It was here he developed his own version of greasepaint for Hollywood actors. By 1935 Pan-Cake was available to the public, followed by Pan-Stik (1947), […]

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The Man Behind The House Of Rimmel

These days it’s better known as Rimmel London and can be found worldwide in drugstores and supermarkets. It all began in 1834, when Eugene Rimmel who was originally a perfumer branched out into cosmetics. The brand has always had affordable and up to date products with Kate Moss as their figurehead since 2001, and was […]

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