Americans Spend Billions on Beauty Products But Are Not Very HappyS

Beauty Vs. Happiness, a new infographic by Feel Unique compares global stats: How does the cash spent on cosmetics compare to a nation's feeling of contentment? The answer may surprise you: The United States is number one in cosmetics spending, yet ranked number 23 on the world's "satisfaction with life" ranking. Japan is number two in cosmetics spending… and ranked 90th in satisfaction with life. Two countries that spend the least on haircare, skincare, fragrances and makeup — Netherlands and Sweden — have the best rankings in the Satisfaction With Life Index (SWLI). There's also a look at plastic sugery; Brazil counts for 13% of cosmetic procedures worldwide, yet the country ranks 81st on the SWLI. Click through the gallery fore more interesting factoids.

Americans Spend Billions on Beauty Products But Are Not Very HappyS

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