By Astrid Wendlandt and Pascale Denis
PARIS (Reuters) - French cosmetics giant L'Oreal
Last April, the maker of Garnier shampoo and Essie nail polish had said it had seen for the first time a flat market in the United States, its biggest market.
"The US market has not really improved in recent months," L'Oreal Chief Executive Jean-Paul Agon told Reuters in an interview on the fringes of a consumer goods conference in Paris. "The flat trends we had seen before confirmed themselves."
Agon also said he expected the group's active cosmetics division, which produces dermatological products such as La Roche Posay, to remain L'Oreal's fastest growing division in the medium term.
(Writing by Astrid Wendlandt, editing by Leigh Thomas)