The bitter taste of recession is lingering in the land of dolce vita.
The Italian cosmetics industry has weathered one of its most painful years in history, but recovery still appears a long way off. As previously noted, the domestic beauty consumption managed to eke out a modest 0.3 percent increase on 2009 to 9.1 billion euros, or $12.1 billion. However exports fell substantially by 9.8 percent.
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