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Public urged to look out for UNBS quality mark on cosmetics

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ugandan public has been urged to be keen on the UNBS quality mark on all beauty products, in order to avoid fake and substandard cosmetics that have infiltrated the market. The distinctive mark is issued as an assurance of conformity to relevant standards. …

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Counterfeit sachet waragi, cosmetics worth UGX 600m impounded in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Counterfeited sachet waragi and cosmetics worth 600 million Shillings have been impounded in an operation mounted by the International Police Uganda (Interpol -Uganda), in Kampala. Interpol Director Benson Oyo Nyeko says the operation followed a tip-off on trucks transporting fake waragi and cosmetics. Nyeko …

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More than skin deep: cosmetic surgery industry booming

Paris, France | AFP | In the never-ending quest for youthful, magazine-cover looks, 8.6 billion euros ($10.7 billion) were spent last year on materials and chemicals used in cosmetic procedures worldwide, the IMCAS industry body said Thursday. This meant plastic surgeons and beauty practitioners spent about the equivalent of Costa Rica’s …

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World’s richest woman Liliane Bettencourt dies aged 94

Paris, France | AFP | L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, the world’s richest woman whose old age was clouded by dementia, has died at the age of 94, her family said Thursday. “Liliane Bettencourt died last night at home,” her daughter Francoise Bettencourt Meyers said in a statement. “My mother left peacefully.” …

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Rise of antioxidant skin bleaches in Uganda

Side effects unknown as beauticians resort to using nutritional prescription supplements After years of hearing warnings against use of certain skin whitening products, some determined individual are increasingly seeking solutions among so-called “natural” skin whiteners writes Nicole Namubiru. But are these products any safer? Among the so-called natural bleachers are antioxidants. …

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