Avon catalogs are on display outside an Avon store February 3, 2003 in New York City.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Avon To Pay $135 Million After Unit Admits To Bribing Chinese Officials

Avon Products Inc. will pay $135 million to settle criminal and civil charges after its China unit pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by bribing officials there.


Researchers on Long island say gold-based cosmetics may speed up the aging process. (Photo: CBS 2)

Researchers: Gold-Based Cosmetics May Make You Age Faster

Scientists at Stony Brook University searching for health risks in everyday products stumbled upon something that might accelerate aging and increase wrinkling.


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Beauty For A Bargain: Drugstore Makeup Finds At Duane Reade

Looking beautiful can be expensive when you shop at department store beauty counters, but some of cosmetics’ best buys can be found at your local drugstore.


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Ask Asa: Some ‘Cruelty Free’ Products May Not Be

It’s a popular claim, but how do you know that your favorite beauty products really aren’t tested on animals?


Microskin Treatment

HealthWatch: Microskin

Spider veins, birth marks, burns, scars, even tattoos. Many people have some kind of skin issue they’d like to hide. Makeup is one option, but it’s messy, doesn’t last long, and rubs off on clothes. But now there’s an amazing new way to conceal skin problems.

CBS 2–07/28/2010