Do you know that …
Estee Lauder owns Aramis, Aveda, Clinique, Bobbi Brown, Bumble & Bumble, Darphin, Prescriptives, M.A.C., Jo Malone, Origins, Ojon, American Beauty, Flirt, Good Skin and Creme de la Mer.
L’oreal owns Maybelline, Lancome, Helena Rubinstein, BioMedic, Vichy, Biotherm, La Roche Posay, Redken, Skinceuticals, Garnier, Keratase, Kiehl’s, Shu Uemura and Giorgio Armani.
Proctor & Gamble owns Cover Girl, Max Factor, Olay, Clairol, Ivory, Noxzema, Pantene and SK-II.
Johnson & Johnson owns Neutrogena, Aveeno, Clean & Clear, RoC and Lubriderm.
Interesting, eh? Makes you wonder why there’s such a huge difference in prices when it comes to the high-end and drugstore brands owned by the same company. It’s marketing, people. Really good and expensive marketing.
Source: The Beauty Bible by Paula Begoun