B2B e-commerce platform Alibaba.com plans to help more South Korean SMEs strengthen digital capabilities to expand their overseas sales channels, after successfully enabling cosmetics trading firms like BigPie C&T gain 80% growth.
Justhuman’s new hair and skin care line is capitalising on the microbiome movement to bridge the gap between clean beauty and fast results, and sees ‘massive growth’ in Gen X consumers in both India and US.
Japanese cosmetics giant Kao Corporation has dedicated resources to strengthen the presence of selected brands worldwide, with premium brand SENSAI leading the way through an upcoming flagship store in Shanghai.
A Swiss brand based on five decades of research on immunology and ribonucleic acid (RNA) is aiming to expand in Asia, where it hopes to gain ground among consumers that now have a heightened sense of the role skin plays in immunity.
South Korean delivery app Baemin has taken a leap into the Vietnamese beauty market by launching a skin care and makeup brand, and is capitalising on K-beauty trends to customise products for the needs of local consumers.
K-beauty brand Missha is looking to extend its global footprint through affordable product pricing, market-specific launches, and the appointment of Hollywood star Elizabeth Olsen as its latest ambassador.
Italian brand Toiletpaper Beauty’s booming first foray into Asia has given its expansion plans a confidence boost, as it makes headway in broadening its product line-up to include fragrances and potentially colour cosmetics.
Singapore indie brand Slow Rituals has detailed plans to expand its self-care product range into hair care, and is targeting local partnerships for more sustainable sourcing, packaging, and distribution.
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Australian clinic Skin Club has made its first foray into the preventative skin sector with products designed to be an adjunct to Botox treatments, and has outlined plans for partnerships with universities to expand its product range.
Indian grooming brand Bombae is tapping into India’s underserved women’s grooming market by developing more ergonomic razor blades, as well as complementary products to give women a ‘spa-like experience’.
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A UK-based start-up founded by a couple of Oxford scientists is targeting business-to-business (B2B) and direct-to-consumer (DTC) opportunities in the Asia Pacific skin care market with its novel sun care solution.
Evereden has signed a deal with Sephora that will see its multi-generational skin care products on-shelf in five Asian markets – with the firm planning to ‘disrupt’ the APAC market by reaching millennial and Gen Z audiences.