Cosmetics Mogul Shuts Down Company Due To Foreign Conspiracy!
Brandon Truaxe, the founder of Deciem, said in an Instagram video he posted over the weekend that he is shutting down operations until further notice.
Truaxe did not give a clear reason for the closure of the stores, which are often emblazoned with "the Abnormal Beauty Company" slogan, but alludes to criminal charges in the video.
"Please take me seriously," he said. "Almost everyone at Deciem has been involved in a major criminal activity, which includes financial crimes and much other. You have no idea what a soldier I have been for 13 years."
|by Anonymous||reply 43||Last Saturday at 6:45 PM|
Oh my god. Is that for real? He sounds like he's having some kind of mental breakdown/paranoia. Shame. His products really worked and were affordable. I loved the stuff.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||10/09/2018|
Is that why they were able to produce skincare and makeup products with ingredients that other companies charge an arm and a leg for?
Just bought a serum from them a couple weeks ago and wondered when we'd find out their "secret" to low cost skincare.
|by Anonymous||reply 3||10/09/2018|
Well, "Abnormal" seems appropriate in retrospect.
|by Anonymous||reply 4||10/09/2018|
Read ALL the wackiness here. That guy - just wow. Freak.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||10/09/2018|
Their website is still up and running. The CEO dude has been making bizarre statements and videos on social media for a long time. He's mentally ill. I love their HA serum so I hope someone at that company is competent to take over.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||10/09/2018|
Estée Lauder owns a big chunk. I doubt they can just "shut it down" like this.
|by Anonymous||reply 8||10/09/2018|
R7 he's majority owner so there nothing anyone can do. Poor dude is having some sort of manic episode.
|by Anonymous||reply 9||10/09/2018|
I meant to try the HA serum but decided on the caffeine undereye serum first, which moisturizes well but didn't get rid of dark circles like it claimed it would.
If this really is temporary I may try the HA serum anyway.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||10/09/2018|
"(I'm not gay)" he says to the parents of his lover-helper as he gives them 500K
|by Anonymous||reply 13||10/09/2018|
I hope he gets help. Their products are awesome and I’ll be pissed if I can’t buy them because this guy’s meds are being adjusted properly, or taken.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||10/09/2018|
Their HA serum is ridiculously cheap and also amazingly effective. I've got all my female relatives hooked on it at this point. Hope they don't shut down.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||10/09/2018|
R16 what’s the name of the serum? I’m online and there are a couple of serums that sound like it, but I’d like to try the one you’re referring to.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||10/09/2018|
I am going to start hoarding the granactive retinol. I cannot go a day without that stuff.
|by Anonymous||reply 18||10/09/2018|
Ladies, this company is not shutting down. It's making a fortune.
R3, you haven't done your research. The ingredients are cheap, the ones Deciem use are the same as the ones all skin care and cosmetics companies use. The ones who charge you a fortune are ripping you off. Deciem broke off from a British company doing the same thing (good cheap skin care) for years.
Look at Lotioncrafters or one of the other DIY skin care sales sites. You'll see how much the ingredients actually cost. The rest is overhead, packaging and markup. If Deciem goes under, another company will take up the slack.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||10/09/2018|
Wow. Pure insanity from the founder. That's a shame, if their products are really as good as everyone says, because the company will likely be sold/ taken over and then switch to higher prices in the interest of corporate profit maximization.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||10/09/2018|
Deciem is driven by outrageously successful marketing and PR, producing products that actually perform as advertised. Unfortunately, the CEO Trueax is a raving lunatic who will trash the company and its mega-profitability. Pity.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||10/09/2018|
You guys are so clueless about the Big Cosmetics conspiracy. It's so cute.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||10/09/2018|
You don’t think that maybe it’s the serum that’s driven him insane???
|by Anonymous||reply 23||10/10/2018|
It's not that kind of acid, R23. It's just moisturizer.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||10/10/2018|
what is their best product for wrinkles and lines?
|by Anonymous||reply 25||10/10/2018|
Retinol, Vitamin C and sunscreen are proven to be effective against signs of aging (lines, wrinkles, sun spots).
|by Anonymous||reply 26||10/10/2018|
He said they made fun of him as a porn actor. What kind of porns was he in?
|by Anonymous||reply 27||10/10/2018|
Is he middle eastern himself? Or?
|by Anonymous||reply 28||10/10/2018|
That kind of rambling, with grandiose gestures and inflection looks like meth use.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||10/10/2018|
Is it something I can buy and make me an even bigger billionaire?
|by Anonymous||reply 31||10/10/2018|
Estee Lauder is bringing in the corporate lawyers to remove this guy from the company. I don’t care what they have to do to get rid of him as long as I get my Deciem products. The spice must flow.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||10/12/2018|
The guy is obviously schizophrenic. Unfortunately, unless he’s a danger to himself or others, there’s not much his family or friends can do.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||10/12/2018|
Ugh sorry I thought there was a clickable article when I posted. Trust me, he’s out.
|by Anonymous||reply 35||10/12/2018|
WTF. So I don't need to bulk buy the Vit C lotion and the Retinol? My backup is Poppy Austin but I like TO's little bottles in my bathroom.
|by Anonymous||reply 36||10/12/2018|
He seemed like a cool guy, I should set up a lunch with him
|by Anonymous||reply 37||10/12/2018|
[quote]The guy is obviously schizophrenic. Unfortunately, unless he’s a danger to himself or others, there’s not much his family or friends can do.
Why can’t his family lock him up? Take away his phone and money so he doesn’t do this again.
|by Anonymous||reply 38||10/12/2018|
r38, what country do you live in? You can't commit anyone in the US unless they kill or otherwise maim someone else and then they get sent to prison. We don't have long term psych facilities. And the short term ones usually let people out onto the street within a few hours.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||Last Saturday at 12:55 AM|
[quote]You can't commit anyone in the US unless they kill or otherwise maim someone
Yes, you can. And do. I heard from one of my old college friends than a guy we knew back then was put on a psych hold in NYC for stalking a woman who lived on his block and writing threatening emails and notes. He was there for about two weeks, involuntarily.
|by Anonymous||reply 40||Last Saturday at 1:00 AM|
[quote]You can't commit anyone in the US unless they kill or otherwise maim someone else and then they get sent to prison.
Wrong. There are at least five types of involuntary psych holds in California. Ever heard of a 5150?
|by Anonymous||reply 41||Last Saturday at 10:00 AM|
[quote]Ever heard of a 5150?
I think I might have heard of it before.
|by Anonymous||reply 42||Last Saturday at 6:14 PM|
I’ve never heard of this company.
|by Anonymous||reply 43||Last Saturday at 6:45 PM|