Growing global support to the Black Lives Matter movement and continued discussions on race and skin color have prompted South Asia’s most popular skin-whitening cream by Unilever to change its name.
We’re committed to a skin care portfolio that’s inclusive of all skin tones, celebrating the diversity of beauty. That’s why we’re removing the words ‘fairness’, ‘whitening’ & ‘lightening’ from products, and changing the Fair & Lovely brand name.https://t.co/W3tHn6dHqE
The K-beauty market has transformed into a multi-billion dollar industry, bringing in over $13.1 billion in 2018. Korean skincare products alone are projected to be worth roughly $7.2 billion by 2020.
And who could blame the millions of fans across the globe? With adorably stylish packaging and proven health benefits, it’s no wonder the popularity is estimated to only keep growing.
Koreans know a thing or two about skin care and beauty products, but what makes Korean beauty really stand out has to be the bizarre ingredients as well as the equally strange packaging on the outside.
Now that December is finally here, it’s officially the start of treat-yo-self season so why not gift yourself one of these weirdly adorable Korean beauty products to add to your collection?
Blackheads extraction and pimple-popping videos have become a viral phenomenon for being oddly satisfying to watch.
Despite being disgusting, these cringe-worthy extractions are extremely popular with netizens. These types of videos even have their own popping subreddit on Reddit.
Aspiring Asian-American make-up artist Ellie Choi’s cosmetic tips are going viral after she showcased her secrets to getting a clear and pore-less face that netizens are describing as “glass skin.” The Los Angeles local has been getting a lot of attention on her Instagram account, which features images of her seemingly gleaming complexion complete with instructions on how to replicate the look.
Here’s my skincare thread for anyone looking for tips on skincare (follow me @elliejellyb3an if viewing) I have COMBINATION SKIN TYPE. Oily in t-zone, dry around my cheeks. LEFT photo: no face make up at all (lip tint and brows) RIGHT: skin at bedtime. ✨💕I’ll have more tips and looks up for ya! ✨💕
Korea’s popular skincare brand Innisfree just opened its first U.S. branch on September 15, and it’s bringing along its massive 900 item selection to Union Square in New York City.
Innisfree is known for its extensive range of beauty products at extremely affordable prices.
Chances are, you’ve heard about the Korean beauty industry.
Maybe your favorite beauty vloggers tried out the infamous Korean 10 step skin care method, or perhaps you’ve noticed Sephora’s expanding Korean beauty section. Ingredients that I like to call, “So Weird They Must Work, Otherwise Why Would You Touch Them, Let Alone Slather Them On Your Face” like donkey milk, placenta, and fermented yeast are common in these products designed to reduce signs of aging, brighten complexion, and hydrate the skin.