I purchased 3 different fragances from UTLA - all were fake or knock off perfumes - for full prices that major brand stores charge for! No wonder they can give you a robe with your purchase! They're making a killing selling cheap perfume!
We've said it before, and we'll say it again: if something seems to good to be true, it probably is. We've all been tempted to have 'just another look' at crazy cheap 'designer' makeup and fragrances - especially when the packaging is really convincing. But if you needed another excuse not to take the plunge, this is it: authorities in America have seized counterfeit perfumes containing antifreeze, and actual urine.
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Read more: 7 things to avoid touching in a hotel room. According to U. Burberry, Marc Jacobs, Chanel No. A sample of one perfume revealed the presence of DEHP, a toxic chemical linked to cancer, and damage to the liver, kidneys and reproductive systems, police say.
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Drugstores, discount shops, websites that appear to have been created in —we've all run across designer fragrances for sale in decidedly undesigner settings for very undesigner prices and wondered if they could possibly be real. Those too-good-to-be-true deals usually are just that, and in case you doubted it, five men have been arrested in New York by U. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ICE for knowingly selling counterfeit designer perfumes made with ingredients including antifreeze and urine across at least seven states.
In a new report from CBS New York, doctors warned about the recent rise in counterfeit fragrances, which could be hazardous to your health. Health experts claimed that as many as 10 percent of all perfumes on the market are fake — and they often include toxic chemicals. Horse urine.
Please refresh the page and retry. A Lancashire couple hit an unlikely jackpot this week when - lured by the stench of rotting fish - they stumbled across a lump of whale detritus on a beach. Ambergris, a product of the digestive system of sperm whales, has long been deployed by perfumers to add a certain something to their wares, despite its unpropitious air.
S oviet cosmetics were a careful blend of politics and design with a dash of the surreal. In the wake of the Russian revolution makeup was a rare commodity, but a modest industry emerged to take its place in history. Special perfume editions were produced to celebrate Soviet successes, like the kolkhoz, a collective farm — amid rumours that Soviet spies were passing on secret formulas for cosmetics from American factories.
For most shoppers, getting fancy-looking goods at low prices is a good enough reason to buy counterfeit products. But a knockoff is not always a great deal, especially when it comes to counterfeit perfume, because a fake fragrance gets absorbed into the skin. Salembier and her staff have dedicated themselves to exposing counterfeits for more than six years. In the January issue of Harper's Bazaar, they target fake fragrances.