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L’Oréal, the world’s biggest cosmetics group, forecast a strong rebound in makeup sales when the COVID-19 pandemic gives way to a “roaring 20s” when people get dressed up and go out again to socialize.

Shares in L’Oréal, owner of brands such as Maybelline, Lancome and Garnier, rose on Friday after the group reported higher than expected fourth-quarter sales growth, broadly outperforming a cosmetics market hit hard by the pandemic.

Kimberly Redmond | |

Zozo has unveiled a pair of skin tone measuring glasses for shoppers ordering cosmetics online, the latest tech innovation offered by the Japanese online fashion retailer to help make e-shopping easier.


On Friday, Zozo launched Zozoglass, a pair of spectacles that can capture skin tone when scanned with a smartphone to receive customized foundation recommendation on a new beauty and cosmetics platform called ZozoCosme. ()