Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has unanimously approved a final consent order regarding its settlement with cosmetics manufacturer  L’Occitane, Inc. First announced in January 2014, FTC accused L’Occitane of violating the FTC Act  by making improper claims about the slimming properties of its Almond Beautiful Shape and Almond Shaping Delight Skin Creams. The order requires L’Occitane to refund $450,000 to consumers and  prohibits the company from making false and deceptive weight-loss claims in the future. See FTC News Release, April 8, 2014.