Today's cosmetics industry is big business, and many people seem to think that beauty can make them happy. But what is the connection?
Dr. Veronica Note
the countires with the lowest spending for beauty have the best rankings in happiness.
Skincare is the most popular area. Hair care is second.
USA tops spending at $38bn ($27bn for women)
USA has its closest spender in Japan at $25bn.
USA ranks 23rd in happiness
Japan ranks 90th in happiness
France is close behnind Japan in spending and 62nd in happiness