Fake cosmetics bust: LAPD emphasizes dangers of using counterfeit products

Captain Marc Reina

Captain Marc Reina

Makeup isn't immune to Los Angeles' fashion district counterfeits.

Make-up brushes are seen backstage before the Sangue Novo Fall/Winter 2018/19 collection show during Lisbon Fashion Week, Portugal March 9, 2018.

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Haley made clear the United States won't be pulling troops out of Syria right away, saying USA involvement there "is not done". What happens next, she said, is up to Assad and to his Russian and Iranian allies.

CNN reports the Los Angeles Police Department confiscated $700,000 worth of counterfeit makeup, including a knockoff brand of Kylie Jenner's Kylie Cosmetics, that tested positive for animal bacteria and waste.

Trending: Will Shinzo Abe Resign? "If you're getting something that's 50 percent off, 75 percent off - it tells you that it's bad", he said. In 2017, an Imgur user shared photos comparing a real Urban Decay Naked 2 palette to the fake one she unwittingly purchased through a Groupon vendor, and earlier this year, and a teenage girl in Ireland said a phony Kylie Cosmetics lip kit sent her to the hospital with a life-threatening allergic reaction. When customers revealed they bought the products in Santee Alley, the Anti-Piracy Unit swooped in doing undercover buys to test the products.

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Tribal elders reportedly made announcements at several mosques, appealing the tribesmen to join the security forces on the border. The ISPR claimed that Pakistan expressed restraint following the attack on its troops.

Los Angeles police warned about the dangers of using counterfeit cosmetics and urged the public to use common sense when purchasing on the street. Counterfeit cosmetics, however, do not meet those standards.

A task force hit 21 locations in the Santee Alley shopping area Thursday and found that all of them were selling counterfeit name-brand makeup, Detective Rick Ishitani told KTLA.

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Six of the store owners were arrested by local law enforcement.

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