December 18, 2013

A Cosmetics Boom in Iran

Mehrnaz Samimi, Al Monitor

The Associated Press

Makeup is a large industry in Iran and demand for makeup products has increased at such a fast pace that Iran has become a major destination of counterfeit products.

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