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  • Antony & Patricia Ltd t/a Bosun's Barbers

    • Not Upheld
    • Internet (social networking)
    • 21 June 2017

    The Bosun's Barbers Facebook page, seen in December 2016 and January 2017, contained text which stated "Est. 1969".

  • Bear Group Ltd t/a Daily Star Wins

    • Upheld
    • Television
    • 10 May 2017

    A TV ad for StarWins.com, seen on 17 January 2017, began with a shot of two men standing at a bar in a pub next to a table where a man and a woman were chatting to each other. One of the men at the bar watched a woman as she walked past before a voice-over stated, “Allow me to introduce you to Star Wins” and one of ...

  • Coty UK Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Television
    • 19 April 2017

    A TV ad for a Rimmel mascara seen on 8 December 2016. The voice-over stated, “Rimmel introduces Cara Delevingne for new Scandaleyes Reloaded mascara. Dangerously bold lashes. New max-density brush for clump free lashes. Extreme volume … Extreme wear.” The ad also included several images of the product being applied ...

  • Beiersdorf UK Ltd

    • Not Upheld
    • Internet (social networking), Television
    • 05 April 2017

    A TV ad and video ad on the Nivea UK YouTube channel, seen in April 2016, promoted Nivea Protect & Care antiperspirant:

    a. The TV ad featured a voice-over that stated, “On one side you want strong deodorant protection that lasts all day long. On the other side, you want that soft skin feel. Now you can hav...