Shaved heads, no eyebrows and messy makeup are some of the latest visuals popping up in beauty as Generation Z emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic looking to flip the lid on dated, traditional narratives.
South Korean retailer Olive Young data has revealed that facial guasha sales have increased over six times in the first half of the year, signalling the growing importance of self-care among beauty consumers.
Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble is launching a new version of its virtual shopping experience on South East Asian e-commerce marketplace Shopee in bid to keep up with today’s rapidly evolving consumers and keep them excited about its host of...
French clean beauty brand Caudalie is gearing up to expand its presence in Asia with new entries into India and Vietnam on the back of what it belives is growing demand for effective and clean skin care.
Colour cosmetics, ‘fashion’ hair dyes and perfumes were among the most in-demand categories among South Korean beauty consumers, according to new mid-year sales data from leading beauty retailer Olive Young.
The latest collection of top ranked products on the @cosme beauty platform have revealed that consumers are choosing products that can help them transition back into pre-pandemic beauty habits in a gradual manner.
Major brands including Sephora, Lush Cosmetics, Health & Glow and SUGAR Cosmetics have exclusively shared their insights on how they are redefining the in-store consumer experience in the wake of the COVID-pandemic.
In our round-up of the recent trend developments in the Asia Pacific beauty and personal care market, we feature stories on beauty’s role in travel retail, demand for silicone-free hair conditioners, beauty live commerce in SEA, and more.
Genderless and gender fluid have risen as beauty concepts over time, but gender freedom takes things further to capture and empower the hearts and minds of every consumer identify, say leading beauty execs.
From pop-ups to new launches, and digital immersion to sustainability, we reveal how major brands and duty-free retail giants are expecting an imminent travel retail beauty boom as travellers once again take to the skies.
Gotha Cosmetics has set up local production in China, where it believes it can tap into the post-COVID growth potential of the market while lessening the burden of rising shipping costs and delivery lead times.
The beauty sector might be one of the hottest arenas in e-commerce, but there looks set to be boundless new opportunities on the horizon for digital-savvy brands, from social commerce advances to the metaverse.
Kao is mulling over the decision to discontinue or divest another 13 of its beauty brands by 2024 to focus on its core G11 and R8 products, amid warnings that the impact of the pandemic will continue to be felt across the 12 months.