Fake Makeup

Information and statistics about fake makeup and counterfeit cosmetics for sale on the black market. Data about the fake beauty products are collected from public criminal justice information.

50 percent of all perfumes and cosmetics sold in Russia are counterfeit products, according to deputy minister of economic development and trade back in 2003.

Source: “Counterfeit cosmetics challenge market,” Cosmetics Design, November 28, 2003.