Pura Collaborates With The Metropolitan Museum Of Art On New Fragrance Collection

Pura Collaborates with the Metropolitan Museum of Art on New Fragrance Collection

Smart fragrance company Pura will collaborate with The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to introduce a collection of six fragrances.    The scents were developed to enable customers to experience art across time and cultures through fragrances inspired by extraordinary pieces at The Met.   The Pura smart fragrance diffuser … Read more

Lollapalooza 2023 Lineup: TXT, NewJeans & More

We felt the sugar rush when we learnt that K-pop groups TXT and NewJeans will perform at the US music festival Lollapalooza! HYBE’s kids are taking over the US. (Photos from: twitter.com/BIGHIT_MUSIC, @newjeans_official) After Lollapalooza announced its lineup, K-fans were quick to spot two K-pop groups (both hailing from the HYBE agency) behind Gen Z’s … Read more

11 products our beauty editor always travels with

A well-packed travel beauty kit is an essential companion for any holiday – the trick lies in the edit. From versatile haircare to vibrant mini fragrances, beauty editor Anita Bhagwandas shares her pre-departure cheat sheet. Here is how to hop off the flight with dewy, glowy skin. All-in-one colour  Keep make-up packing to a minimum with … Read more

2023’s makeup trends are about ‘skinification’ and going local – Lifestyle

Sylviana Hamdani (The Jakarta Post) PREMIUM Jakarta   ●   Fri, January 27, 2023 The Indonesian beauty industry was excited when the government lifted the COVID-19 restrictions in late December 2022. “It’s good news for makeup companies,” Bingar Situmorang, president director of local cosmetic brand Mustika Ratu, said at the Jakarta Fashion Trend (JFT), an … Read more

Shifting the industry away from unrealistic beauty standards

To learn more about how idealised standards can affect the way people feel about themselves, Merz Aesthetics surveyed over 3,200 individuals across 11 Asia Pacific territories in 2018 to uncover their thoughts about beauty, self-worth and aesthetics treatments. The results were intriguing, Mr Siow shared. “While self-confidence levels have improved over the last decade, we … Read more

‘Legacy brands must constantly innovate to stay ahead’: L’Oréal marketer | Digital

L’Oréal’s newly created SAPMENA region—South Asia-Pacific, Middle East and North Africa zone—headquartered in Singapore is not only diverse in demographics, but also forecasted to witness a sharp growth of new business over the next decade. The SAPMENA zone registered a 15.8% like-for-like sales increase and 18.7% in reported terms to the tune of 681 million … Read more

From Javanese princesses to Rihanna: The rise of the strong dark woman | Advertising

For over 50 years, white skin has been the dominant beauty ideal in Indonesia. ‬Celebrities and models have mostly been white, and most people have aspired to have white skin.   But this wasn’t always the case. In pre-colonial times skin colour was thought and talked about in a wider variety of shades: not just white, but also … Read more

Rosy Peel Plus celebrates the beauty of the Filipino

Philstar.com September 19, 2022 | 11:00am MANILA, Philippines — Filipino women are renowned for their beauty of face and skin but what makes them stand out is their confidence. The “Women’s Confidence Survey in Asia” survey, which covered 3,100 women aged 20 to 29 across the Philippines, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand, showed … Read more