The addition of a high-end homegrown C-beauty brand with a Gen Z following to its portfolio is precisely what L’Oréal needs to stay at the top of its game in the Asian market, says a leading market expert.
Free online courses could help reduce the incidence of cosmetics-associated dermatoses and increase skin care knowledge among Chinese consumers, say researchers behind a programme attended by 540,000 people.
Rising demand for sustainable packaging and localisation are the two key drivers behind Toly’s decision to expand in Korea with a new manufacturing facility - it's third since the company entered the market in the mid-2000s.
The pervasiveness of the clean beauty movement and the increasing emphasise of health is driving the demand for silicone-free hair care products in South Korea, with one supplier believing it to be among the most crucial trends in K-beauty.
The UK’s second-biggest health and beauty retailer Superdrug is defying the cost-of-living crisis and upping its game in premium beauty brands as it broadens its offer beyond its lower price point core.
South Korean sustainable packaging start-up Innerbottle is working to replace its current silicone inserts with a new thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) it has developed called TPX, which will make it easier to recycle.
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.
French beauty giant L’Oréal will not be stamping out Maybelline’s physical presence in China and migrating online completely, despite the strength of e-commerce and plans to close 14 standalone stores, its CEO has confirmed.
French beauty major L’Oréal Group believes it can replicate the carbon neutrality achievements of its North Asia division, with one executive confirming the firm has outlined a “clear roadmap” to do so.
Glass packaging supplier SGD Pharma has plans to increase the capacity of its Zhanjiang plant in China by 15% on the back of “explosive” demand at home and an aggressive expansion strategy in the Americas.
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.