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Beauty Market Defies Recession In “Year Of Premium Beauty”

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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Scientific innovation that is “pushing the boundaries” helped drive premium beauty sales to $93 billion globally in 2011, nearly matching figures from pre-recession 2007, Euromonitor’s Irina Barbalova reports at the in-cosmetics conference in Barcelona. Meanwhile, in mass, multifunctional products are blurring category lines.

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