The cosmetics market in Korea, comprising of both North and South, is driven by the skin care sector; easily bringing in the most sales. In the future, analysts predict that men’s grooming will boom and deodorants, which is a relatively small segment at present, to hold a good opportunity.
15-Mar-2017 - With celebrity endorsements and cross-industry partnerships gaining traction in Korea, Jane Jang, Senior Beauty Analyst at Mintel emphasises that brands need to appreciate local trends and consumer needs to create...
14-Mar-2017 - Hailed as Thailand’s latest brand to “whiten, lighten, and brighten the skin”, Shouvy leverages the popularity of APAC’s skin whitening trend with Thailand’s prosperous cosmetics market.
14-Mar-2017 - Korean beauty trends have led to a new wave of trend adoptees and so we caught up with Jane Jang, Senior Beauty Analyst at Mintel to understand more about how...
13-Mar-2017 - Korean premium beauty care producer, Lisse, has released the country’s first hydrogen-filled rejuvenation mask.
07-Mar-2017 - In our first Cosmetics Design Asia special newsletter of the year, we are focusing on evolving trends and industry developments that impact the growing colour cosmetics sector in APAC.
27-Feb-2017 - South Korea-based cosmetics manufacturer, Globon, will distribute its skin care and beauty products to direct seller American Communication Network (ACN).
22-Feb-2017 - South Korean cosmetic brands are turning their expansion efforts towards the Middle Eastern beauty and personal care market as growing geopolitical difficulties between the country and China continue.
21-Feb-2017 - Korean cosmeceutical brand, It’s Skin, is set to merge with K-beauty leader Hanbul Cosmetics to enhance its position in the Chinese marketplace.
20-Feb-2017 - Through its global expansion, focus on home shopping convenience and collaborations with pharmaceutical and fashion brands, the South Korean cosmetics ODM increased sales by 42% to 757 bn won (€621.58 mn) in 2016.
15-Feb-2017 - As AmorePacific displays a positive picture of its 2016 business results, we consider whether the conglomerate’s efforts to up its presence in APAC counterparts Thailand and Singapore is an attempt...
14-Feb-2017 - As the male grooming sector pairs evolving regimes with digital channels, the hair and skin care segments are thriving.
08-Feb-2017 - Cosmetics heavyweight nations, China and Korea, have enjoyed growing success thanks to their market understanding, creative innovations and promotional campaigns.
31-Jan-2017 - South Korean beauty leader, AmorePacific, and wireless communications company, SK Telecom, have teamed up to use data and the Internet of Things (IoT) to create beauty innovations.
30-Jan-2017 - With APAC consumers looking for new and improved formulations that take their favourite beauty applications through the day, into the night, producers and developers are upping their silicone usage.
25-Jan-2017 - To mark its 25th anniversary, leading South Korean beauty manufacturer and distributor, Cosmax, sets out its ambitious vision for 2017.
24-Jan-2017 - LG Household & Health Care is set to introduce South Korea’s first ever customised skin care solution, the country’s leading daily business newspaper, Pulse, reports.
23-Jan-2017 - Market research company, Mintel, reports that this year’s latest trend in male grooming, ‘volume down’ hair care, is seeing APAC brands step up their creativity and innovation.
23-Jan-2017 - Dominant prestige Asian beauty retailer, Luxasia, enters a joint venture deal with Spanish fragrance company, Puig, to expand its name throughout Asia.
16-Jan-2017 - The South Korean beauty leader has teamed up with retail franchise operator, Aishaya Group, to expand its presence in the Middle East.
10-Jan-2017 - W.Lab, a Korean cosmetics retailer, has countersued Yoshitomo Nara over the use of an image that features on the company’s W-Honey Beam Cushion make-up product range.
04-Jan-2017 - Korea will become the next country in the APAC region to ban animal testing in cosmetics, while India further supports its decision by advocating non-animal alternative tests.
20-Dec-2016 - Japan and South Korea lead the way for effective water resource management leadership, a new report finds.
12-Dec-2016 - As the number of facial skin care products with Halal claims in APAC continues to rise steadily, we asked Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst...
12-Dec-2016 - As both startups and established conglomerates have the opportunity to utilise social media to generate healthy brand loyalty and returns on investment (ROI), we spoke to Belinda Carli, Director of...
07-Dec-2016 - The most comprehensive and far-reaching awards for the global beauty industry are now open for submissions that will recognize the most outstanding achievements.