Plaintiff Puts ‘Clean Beauty’ To Test In Federal Court In Sephora USA Case
The class action complaint in New York federal court suggests a parity between “clean” and natural claims in the understanding of beauty consumers.
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Sephora USA is in a strong position to defend its ‘Clean at Sephora’ designation for certain products because it is transparent about what the claim means, and the plaintiff in the case may not be able to show that a reasonable consumer would be misled, says Angela Diesch, partner in the Los Angeles office of Amin Talati Wasserman, LLP.
Sephora Asks NY Federal Court To Toss Out ‘Clean at Sephora’ False Advertising Suit
The beauty retailer moves to dismiss a putative class action targeting its ‘Clean at Sephora’ designation for products sold on its website, maintaining its program is a model of transparency. Allowing the case to move forward would “leave no word safe from linguistic manipulation,” Sephora says.
USDA’s New Rule To Strengthen Organic Enforcement Falls Short Of Cosmetics Solution
The Organic Trade Association expects the USDA final rule to “protect organic integrity throughout the supply chain,” promote consumer trust, and incentivize cosmetics brands to seek certification under a more robust National Organic Program. But foundational problems linked to alleged organic deception in beauty and personal care still exist.