The cosmetics division of L’Oreal is broken down into 4 basic subdivisions: Professional Products, Consumer Products, L’Oreal Luxe and Active Cosmetics.
The Professional Products area supplies products sold in hair salons and beauty institutes.
Consumer Products are for products sold in mass market retail channels.
The L’Oreal Luxe division supplies products for selective retail outlets. These would be high-end stores as well as online websites and L’Oreal Boutiques.
And Active Cosmetics are products sold through health related channels such as pharmacies.
L’Oreal continues strong expansion by acquiring smaller personal care companies, and their revenues testify to their continued success.