Estée Lauder has appointed French make-up artist Violette – who goes only by her first name – as its new Global Beauty Director.
The Chairman of SaSa International has revealed that sales have been affected by the ongoing row between China and South Korea over THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) missiles, according to a report published by Asia Nikkei. The Hong Kong perfumery chain saw average spend drop 2.8 percent over the last fiscal year, while turnover was down 0.6 percent and profit dove 14.8 percent.
Korean boy band BTS has lent its popularity to a new beauty collection, according to a report published by Korea Portal.
Japanese cosmetic makers are reaping the rewards of the boom in demand for made-in-Japan products as shipments of cosmetics rose 1.2 percent in 2016, reaching 1.52 trillion yen ($13.8 billion).
An African-Australian beauty blogger is calling for beauty brands and retailers to usher in greater diversity on mainstream make-up shelves, according to a report published by The Sydney Morning Herald.
India has topped the rankings of halal cosmetics markets in a report compiled by Thomson Reuters in association with Dinar Standard, according to a report published by The Financial Express.
The popularity of K Beauty has reached new heights with the newly-launched Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask selling out within minutes, and promptly accumulating a 5,000-strong waiting list for the product.
Japanese biotech start-up Maz World has opened a research and development center in Hong Kong’s Science Park.