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Cosmetics at Claire’s Stores

April 1st, 2019

In March 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Claire’s Stores for allegedly failing to disclose that cosmetics – including eye shadows, compact powders, and contour palettes – contain asbestos, a dangerous ingredient that may be lethal. (Bowman et al Claire’s Stores, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-1459, E. D. NY.) For more of’s coverage of

L’Oréal and Maybelline Liquid Cosmetics

June 27th, 2018

In June 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against L’Oréal USA for allegedly misleadingly packaging L’Oréal and Maybelline liquid cosmetics – including L’Oréal Age Perfect Eye Renewal Eye Cream and Revitalift Bright Reveal Brightening Day Moisturizer and Maybelline Superstay Better Skin Skin-Transforming Foundation – by stating the amount of liquid cosmetic in the container without

Cosmetics at Ulta Beauty

February 14th, 2018

In January 2018, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Ulta Beauty for allegedly selling used cosmetics as if they were new. According to the complaint, cosmetics that have been returned to the store are repackaged and resealed to look like new products and then sold at full price as if they were new.

Credo Beauty Cosmetics and Skin Care Products

January 23rd, 2018

November 2017: This case was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. September 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Credo Beauty for allegedly falsely marketing cosmetics and skin care products as being 100% natural when, according to the complaint, they contain synthetic, non-natural ingredients. (Cohen et al v. Eco-Chic LLC

Subscriptions for Stages of Beauty Cosmetics

September 19th, 2017

In September 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Stages of Beauty for allegedly deceptively marketing its automatic renewal and continuous service offers by failing to clearly and conspicuously disclose the terms of subscriptions for cosmetics resulting in consumers being charged without their consent. (Lopez et al v. Stages of Beauty, LLC, Case No. 17-cv-1888,

“Revlon Age Defying with DNA Advantage” Cosmetics

August 25th, 2017

August 2017: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement. March 2017: A federal judge granted the parties’ joint motion for preliminary approval of the settlement agreement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for August 1, 2017. For more information, go to June 2016: The parties moved for preliminary approval of a settlement

Physician’s Formula Cosmetics

April 21st, 2017

February 2017: This action was voluntarily dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. October 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Physician’s Formula Cosmetics for allegedly falsely marketing products in its Organic wear® line of cosmetics – including Work It! Full! Flared! Fit! Mascara and All-in-1

Alba Botanica Cosmetics

March 27th, 2017

December 2016: The named plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed this action , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. February 2016: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district court decision dismissing the case and remanded the case for further proceedings. The appellate court found that plaintiffs’ allegations were sufficient. January 2014: Plaintiffs filed a

Decoding Cosmetics Claims: Skin Lightening Cream

October 24th, 2013

Skin lightening creams — also called fade creams, brightening creams, skin-tone correctors, or bleaching creams — are designed to reduce skin discoloration or hyperpigmentation caused by sun exposure, age, disease, or acne. But do they work? And what are the side effects associated with the ingredients? What do the ads say? Advertisements and labels for

Native Deodorant

July 16th, 2019

NAD finds evidence lacking to support claims to absorb moisture and protect against underarm wetness.

Summary of Action

July 10th, 2019

In July 2019, based on a consumer tip, investigated Snow Teeth Whitening’s marketing and determined that it is improperly using an FDA logo in violation of the FDA’s Logo Policy. Specifically, the Arizona-based dental cosmetics company prominently featured an FDA logo in its marketing materials, including its product packaging, website, and social media platforms

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