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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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.
A newly established New Zealand-based brand that uses deer placenta is hoping to break into the South East Asian market, where it believes its science-backed premium products will thrive in beauty salon and clinic channels.
Luxury French skin care brand Biologique Recherche believes the Thai market is ready for its haute couture personalised skin care services and will use it as a springboard to further expand in South East Asia.
Almost of half of female consumers surveyed in Brunei said that social media was their main source of information when deciding which cosmetics to use or purchase, while a large proportion reported spending 10% of their monthly income on such items.
Chennai-based nutraceutical and food firm Diabliss Consumer Products is developing another 10 herbal water supplements – on top of its five existing products – to tap the lucrative potential of the general wellness market in the country.
Amassing a wide range of SKUs that provide targeted skin care for anti-ageing, acne, pigmentation and sun protection are vital for brands to make a bang in India’s increasingly discerning market, claims a home-grown CEO.
Indian males are becoming more willing to invest in skin care products, with the sector tipped for double-digit growth over the next four years, claims a former Coca-Cola and Mondelez exec who co-founded male grooming brand Braavoking.
India’s personal care brand Singh Styled, which features a myriad of products such as beard nourishers, serums and shampoos, aims to enter the UK, US and Middle East markets as part of its expansion plans to serve 30 million Sikh men worldwide.
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.
South Korean consumer goods conglomerate LG Household & Health Care (LG H&H) has launched Freshian, a vegan-certified colour cosmetic brand in bid to attract the young set of millennial and Generation Z beauty consumers.