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Cosmetics Consumers Prefer to Buy New Items Offline, and Bestsellers Online

Cosmetics Consumers Prefer to Buy New Items Offline, and Bestsellers Online

SEOUL, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean consumers prefer to buy new cosmetics products at offline stores, while bestselling products are most often sold online, a new market report has revealed. According to a Wednesday statement by CJ OliveNetworks, which runs the country’s major cosmetics store chain Olive Young, new products within three months [...]

Seoul Hospital Ridiculed for Makeup Guidelines

Seoul Hospital Ridiculed for Makeup Guidelines

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean Intern Resident Association expressed deep concerns Tuesday over a dress and appearance manual for doctors that is currently being developed at the Catholic University of Korea Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital.  According to the KIRA, articles in the manual specific to female doctors include wearing  “vibrant makeup” because [...]

Korean Middle and High Schools Still Restrict Makeup

Korean Middle and High Schools Still Restrict Makeup

CHEONGJU, South Korea, March 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Although regional educational offices leave rules regarding use of makeup at the discretion of individual elementary, middle and high schools, students are still restricted in terms of their makeup choices at many Korean schools.  “Our school guidelines don’t specify the individual cosmetics products allowed or banned,” said [...]

Makeup Competition Kicks Off at KINTEX

Makeup Competition Kicks Off at KINTEX

GOYANG, South Korea, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The 2016 Craftsmanship Competition for Small Businesses showcased on Thursday the 2nd International Makeup Competition, featuring amateur and professional make-up artists from both Korea and overseas.  Taking place at Goyang’s KINTEX (Korea International Exhibition & Convention Center), the contestants were highlighted in eight different categories – Wedding, [...]

South Korean Cosmetics Manufacturers Thrive in China

South Korean Cosmetics Manufacturers Thrive in China

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean cosmetics manufacturers have grown quickly in China on the back of their advanced production technology and K-beauty boom in the fast-rising market, industry officials said Tuesday.  Chinese cosmetics brands have expanded their partnerships with Korean original design manufacturers (ODMs), which design and manufacture a product as specified and [...]

Korean Makeup Broadens Horizons as MISSHA Store Opens in Barcelona

Korean Makeup Broadens Horizons as MISSHA Store Opens in Barcelona

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – AbleC&C’s cosmetic brand MISSHA has opened a new store in Barcelona, Spain. It was a first among Korean cosmetic brands to open a store in Spain. This is the second store MISSHA opened in Europe, after a store in Ingolstadt, Germany, which opened this February. MISSHA has ‘shop in [...]

Argentinean Magazine Heralds Seoul as New Beauty Mecca

Argentinean Magazine Heralds Seoul as New Beauty Mecca

Seoul, July 17 (Korea Bizwire) – A monthly women’s magazine in Argentina has published favorable comments about the Korean beauty industry, which is overwhelming Japan. The Argentinean cultural institute in Korea introduced an article published in OHALA, a popular women’s magazine that covers fashion and beauty issues. Under the title ‘Seoul is the trend’, OHALA opined [...]

Transform to Korean Wave Stars at Incheon Airport

Transform to Korean Wave Stars at Incheon Airport

INCHEON, Korea, Dec 30 (Korea Bizwire) –  AIRSTAR Avenue (www.iiacairstar.kr), the duty-free shopping space at the Incheon International Airport, will conduct the ‘Event of Experiencing Makeup of Korean Wave Stars’ for 4 days starting on December 30. As popularity of K-beauty is getting higher along with global fever of Korean wave, Korea-produced cosmetics also attract attention as [...]