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Ulta Repackages Used Products As New, Consumers Say

Law360 (March 8, 2018, 5:54 PM EST) -- Beauty supplies retailer Ulta Beauty Inc. repackages used and outdated products as new, prioritizing profits over consumers' well-being, according to a proposed class action filed Wednesday in Illinois state court.

Paula M. Ogurkiewicz alleges Ulta managers are under pressure to limit the amount of used products that are returned to stores and have made employees clean up and repackage old, returned products to resell them as new. These products include makeup, haircare, skincare and fragrance, the complaint said.

"The company's marketing and advertising of its beauty products...
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