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Surge in Chinese Imports of Hair Loss Prevention Products from S. Korea

Surge in Chinese Imports of Hair Loss Prevention Products from S. Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — With the number of people losing hair increasing rapidly – particularly among the youth – in China, the nation’s imports of hair loss products from South Korea recently shot up. According to the Shenyang Office of the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), China’s imports of hair loss prevention products [...]

Luxury Brands Embrace Eco-friendly Management

Luxury Brands Embrace Eco-friendly Management

SEOUL, July 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Once criticized for incinerating unsold products rather than selling them at discounted prices, luxury brands are shifting towards environment-friendly practices by actively making use of eco-friendly materials. British luxury brand Burberry, for example, plans to expand the application of the eco-friendliness guarantee standard which is now applied to a [...]

Coronavirus Behind New Makeup Trends

Coronavirus Behind New Makeup Trends

SEOUL, July 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The coronavirus is bringing an unexpected change to makeup trends in South Korea. Among today’s beauty YouTubers, so-called “foundation-free” makeup techniques are increasingly popular. Foundation-free makeup techniques refer to a trend in which the basic makeup essential foundation is omitted. The key factor behind the rising popularity of this [...]

French Luxury Brand Dior Raises Prices of Major Bags amid Pandemic

French Luxury Brand Dior Raises Prices of Major Bags amid Pandemic

SEOUL, July 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The French luxury brand Christian Dior began to raise prices of its major bags Thursday, industry sources said, as people’s demand for luxury goods has not been subdued even amid the pandemic-caused economic slump. Dior will increase the price tags of its major products, including Dior Lady bags, by [...]

Korean Tattooist Inking His Way Toward Making All Tattoos Legal in S. Korea

Korean Tattooist Inking His Way Toward Making All Tattoos Legal in S. Korea

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Once a symbol of gang life and sometimes an escape route for dodging mandatory military service, tattoos have long been associated with anti-social behavior in South Korea. But that notion is quickly changing thanks to a new wave of delicate and minimally designed tattoos, inked with pastel-colored hues. Patterns [...]