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Natura Cosmeticos SA posted a fourth-quarter 2005 net profit of $64.23 million, up 39.2% from the same quarter of 2004. Net revenue was $340.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2005, up from $264.7. The company cited higher sales due to rising net income among Brazilians as the reason for its expanding sales and profits. For the entire year of 2005, the firm posted a net profit of $186.3 million, up 32.2% from 2004.