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Animal faeces found in counterfeit makeup

IANS  |  New York 

Police in the US have found animal waste in makeup -- the market for which in stands at a whopping over Rs 40,000 crore.

The brands being knocked off included Kylie Jenner's Kylie Cosmetics, reported.

The has said it has confiscated bootleg cosmetics that tested positive for high levels of bacteria and animal waste.

makeup worth $700,000 was sized on Thursday after raiding 21 locations in the fashion district of Santee Alley, said LAPD

The feces somehow get mixed into the product they are manufacturing in their garage or in their bathroom, told affiliate

Jenner's sister, West, took to to respond to the raid: "Kylie lip kits seized in LAPD raid test positive for feces. So Gross! Never buy counterfeit products!"



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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 08:32 IST