Deciem founder announces company shutdown 'until further notice'
MANILA, Philippines – "Revolution is coming. Every one of you who has been laughing at me will with certainty face criminal prosecution."
It's with these words that skincare industry disruptor and Deciem founder Brandon Truaxe announced the "shut down [of] all operations until further notice, which is about two months."
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Without filters. A revolution is coming. Every one of you who has been laughing aT me will with certainty face criminal prosecution. Estée Lauder Companies Inc. has been the biggest stock promotion. Richard Duntas, Bernard Ass (LVMH), Marica “Tracy” (Bliss, Remedè, Soaper Due Per Shoe), Hyatt (Grand Hyatt, Andaz, er al), Marriott (St. Regis, W, Marriot, et al), So many porn “studios”, nearly all @deciem employees, most of “Hollywood”, Gill Sinclair, India Knight, Caroline Hirons, India Knight, RBC, BMO, Boots, KKR, most of the Lauder family, Estée Lauder Companies Inc., Karim Kanji, Antonio Tadrisi, DF Mc, LVMH, Dia Fooley, Michael Davidson, Hanif, Zark Fatah, Inditex (Zara, Massimo Dutti, etc), H&M, $100 monkey, Too Faced (founders too), TSG, Alshaya, Amanresorts, Erwin Zecha, Oliver Zecha, Steven R Riddle, the Coc and Corcky managers, PRIDE organizers, IT Cosmetics, Nicola L ReadingTons, all of Dishoom, All of Delaunay, David Yurman, Tom Ford, Tim Cooke. McKesson, Rexall, Jamin Asaria, David Jackson, York Heritage and others — sentencing doesn’t begin with any point but sentences like this one do. Ben Affleck, Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Michael Less, Stephen Spellberg e.T., AON are also included with certainty. ARGO stood for “Ali Roshan GO”. You idiots. Father, please please be safe if you can for the next few hours. I love you all. -Brandon (RIYADH, please be EXTREMELY CAREFUL in the next few hours). Aurora (TSX) : you are finished. Michael Basler, Gordon Wilde, David Trinder, Eric Jacobs, Allan Gerlings, Dalton Pharma SS, Michael OH CON ELLE, Charm IS T A 007, Robert Jones, Cascade, Prince Al Walid, The White Company, Obagi (brand and doctor), Freedom Health, ESHO-isT, Alexandru Serban and baggage, Apotex: Goodbye also. Peace is coming.. It’s clear now. @esteelaudercompanies @richardbranson @realdonaldtrump @gowlingwlg_ca @zuck @musicianjessecook, et. al.
"This is the final post of Deciem which we will shut down all operations until further notice, which is about two months. Please take me seriously," said Truaxe in a post on the Deciem Instagram account.
He added: "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 solider I've been for more than thirteen years.
"I've been made fun of, as a porn actor, and as a f**king drug dealer and everything, for thirteen years and it's all ending now."
Deciem is the mother brand of popular skincare brands like The Ordinary, Niod, and Hylamide. The Ordinary, in particular, has revolutionized the skincare industry by offering products that are relatively cheap but effective.
Its star products include the Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%, the Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution, its various acids, and retinol and retinoid concoctions.
Truaxe has been notorious for making polarizing or controversial remarks on the Deciem social media accounts, which he himself controls. The Ordinary is not officially available in the Philippines through Deciem, but several resellers and stores have been distributing it.
Luckily enough, brands in the mold of Deciem and The Ordinary have been introduced into the market in recent years. Watch British skincare guru Caroline Hirons' feature on alternative brands here: