A company in China has pulled an advertisement for its makeup removal wipes after receiving backlash for allegedly promoting victim-blaming, CNN reports.
Controversial video: In the Purcotton advertisement, a masked man stalks a woman as she walks through a dark alley at night. The woman removes her makeup with wipes and faces her horrified would-be attacker, scaring him away.
A Malaysian cosmetic brand was put on blast online after it released a short video using one model to portray other women of color for its new foundation line.
C. Code Cosmetics was called out for its ad, according to Coconuts Kuala Lumpur. In addition to the cosmetic brand, Twitter user @Roshinee_M also called out retail chain Watsons Malaysia for sharing the 39-second clip.
A beautician in central China has gone viral on social media for helping rural women in their 40s transform their looks through makeup.
Zhou Wenjuan, a native of Yongzhou, Hunan province studied makeup in Beijing a few years ago before returning to her home city to practice her skills.
Popular beauty brand ColourPop has just released the ultimate cosmetics collection for all the “pretty guardians of love and justice” out there.
The “Sailor Moon x ColourPop Cosmetics” collection, which has been highly requested by Sailor Moon fans, officially goes on sale today.
A social media influencer in Vietnam was ridiculed online for glamming herself up while she was at a hospital.
Himeni, a Japanese YouTuber who describes himself as a “middle-aged man,” transformed himself into a woman using cosmetic products.
Following the release of Disney’s trailer for its live-action remake of “Mulan,” fans all over the world have begun recreating the image of the titular Chinese heroine — with particular attention to her traditional beauty.
In China, the hype comes in the form of a now-viral makeup challenge, which has already attracted more than 300 million views.
A new beauty company, Orcé Cosmetics has embarked on a mission to develop products that specifically cater to the unique pigmentation of Asian American skin.
Based in Los Angelesand manufactured in San Francisco, Orcé Cosmetics believes that both Western and Eastern makeup brands currently do not accommodate for Asian American skin needs.
A young makeup artist from Thailand has gone extra-viral after sharing the special gift she got herself on her birthday.
Natthanan, who turned 12 earlier this month, bought herself a luxury car — and she can’t even drive yet!
Another Asian woman has pulled off blackface, and so far, people seem to have no problem with it.
The Taiwanese streamer, who goes by the handle 初九 (chujiu) on TikTok, posted a video of herself applying makeup to look like a man of African heritage on Sunday.
When someone goes into a salon to get their makeup, hair, eyelashes, or other services done, it’s only right they’re expecting to come out feeling pampered and glamorous. Unfortunately in a society where western beauty is idolized and considered the norm, Asian clients sometimes encounter stylists who aren’t as well-versed in our features, or even worse, are just downright ignorant.
Here are some cringe-worthy experiences: