Here we are and it's another weeks 10 Facts post ...enjoy!

1. - L'oreal's founder, Eugene Schueller, was the inventor of synthetic hair dye.  It was this innovation that launched the beginnings and success of L’Oreal

2. - L’Oreal is the top cosmetic company worldwide

3. - L’Oreal’s largest single shareholder is 85-year-old French heiress Lilian Bettencourt (daughter of L’Oreals founder Eugene Schueller).  Lilian is said to be worth an estimated $22 billion and is therefore also the world’s richest woman

4. - Nestle now own an approximate 1/4 share of L’oreal

5. - L’Oreal has the most nanotechnology patents in the USA.
(nanosperes are little molcules used to carry active ingredients through the skins barrier)

6. - L’Oreal is commited to Green and sustainable practices declaring their intention to cut greenhouse gas emissions, water consumption and waste by 50% over the period 2005-2015. The company announced a 37.1% reduction in C02 Emissions, a 24% reduction in water consumption and a 22% reduction in transportable waste in 2012

7. - L’Oreal has just recently acquired Make Up Brand NYX – READ MORE

8. - L’Oreal launched a brand new innovation bringing beauty and technology together called ‘Makeup Genius’ a virtual make up ‘try before you buy’ application - READ MORE
9. - L’Oreal is comprised of 28 Leading International Brands , for a complete listing of their brands which include the likes of Kerastase , Kiehls , Decleor, Urban Decay etc. etc  - VISIT HERE

10. - L'Oreal launches it's first movie clip and the #BeautyForAll campaign - WATCH HERE

For more on L’Oreal visit Wikipedia (source)

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