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Counterfeit skincare and make-up: how it's damaging the UK beauty industry.

24 January 2022

Phil Lewis, Director General of the Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) comments on Counterfeit skincare and make-up: how it's damaging the UK beauty industry.

The article which was published by Professional Beauty asked the ACG why are counterfeit beauty products dangerous for the professional beauty industry? Could counterfeit products damage a professional's reputation and lose them clients, if clients are buying counterfeit goods?

“The damage and dangers associated with fake cosmetics, perfumes and body care products are not only economic,” – Phil Lewis, DG (ACG). Fake cosmetics have been flooding the markets since the pandemic withconsumers turning more and more to online purchasing. Purchasing producs online is convient but it becomes easier to be duped into buying a fake product.

Phil also explains to readers three ways to help spot counterfeit beauty products which can help consumers from the dangers associated with purchasing fake cosmetics. 


You can read the full article here

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