Study: Botox Injections Might Diminish Person’s Capability to Feel Emotions

According to a study, Botox injections might do more than just hiding your wrinkles; it may restrict your facial expressions, as well. These famous shots might also diminish your capability to feel sentiments. The study results are published in the journal Emotions.

According to data by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Botox injections accounted to be the No. 1 nonsurgical cosmetic treatment that was conducted in 2009.

French Firm PPR Looking to Sell Nearly 50% of its Brands to Raise Funds

Renowned luxury products firm, PPR has shared that it is looking to sell around 50% its brands to better cope with the current financial crisis and raise some funds. Owned and operated by French media and retail billionaire François-Henri Pinault, the company reported a substantial fall in its sales for the month of October.

The funds raised by the sale of brands will be invested by PPR in more profitable ventures, as has been confirmed by Mr. Pinault, husband of actress Salma Hayek.

Ban on Unsupervised Tanning Salons Demanded by AMs

After a three month long inquiry which has exposed the negative side of unsupervised tanning salons, the Welsh Assembly Government is now being urged by the AMs to sought power to ban these across Wales from Westminster. It has also been mentioned that under-18s should be prohibited from using these salons as they increase the risk of skin cancer.

Fashion chain New Look may go for an IPO

Leading supplier of cheap and chic fashion, New Look, may hit the stock market with an Initial Public Offer (IPO), as disclosed by sources.

The high-street fashion chain, owned by founder Tom Singh and private equity groups Apax and Permira, is said to be discussing the idea of an IPO at primary stages; and a formal decision may be taken for £1.7bn listing before the end of the year.

Five month sales for Richemont falls 16%

While reporting a 16% plunge in five-month sales, luxury goods maker Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA, on Wednesday, met forecasts and specified it is careful in spite of the indications of slowdown in the fall of its demands.

As per Chairman Johann Rupert, "We would prefer to wait until we have more evidence of a broader economic recovery before speculating on the likelihood of a better second half, particularly when it comes to the wholesale business."