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What are K-beauty's strengths and weaknesses in 2018?

By Natasha Spencer

- Last updated on GMT

We caught up with Lisa Hong, Beauty and Fashion Research Analyst from Euromonitor International at this year's in-cosmetics Korea to look at the opportunities and threats for K-beauty brands.

Following her presentation on skin care in APAC and the excellence and challenges associated with K-beauty, we talked to Lisa Hong from Euromonitor International about the future of the now global phenomenon. 

Moisturising, sun protection, whitening and different ingredient features are something that "manufacturers need to look out for", moving forward.

To have the total package, over the next five years "the most important thing is branding"​ so "each brand needs to work on ways to develop and strengthen the brand". 

K-beauty needs to "have a strong identity and brand"​ to ensure that it goes beyond a concept and proves its efficacy.  

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