Beauty News Of The Week: La Mer Opens Its First Local Flagship Store & More
La Mer Opens Its First Local Flagship Store
La Mer just opened the doors of its first flagship store in Singapore that’s located at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands. At this new luxurious space, expect personalised consultations and treatments, exclusive launches and VIP consultation areas for curated luxury skincare experiences and events. For a total pampering experience, the store also offers a range of five facial services available. A must-try: the 75-minute Miracle Broth Facial that’s exclusive to the La Mer Marina Bay Sands flagship.
The Estee Lauder Companies Acquires Have & Be Co. Ltd
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And that marks the corporation’s first additions of Asian beauty brands to its portfolio of beauty brands like Mac Cosmetics, Bobbi Brown, La Mer and the likes. The Seoul-based beauty company Have & Be Co. Ltd owns Dr.Jart+ and Do The Right Thing.
Guardian Partners With Olive Young To Carry Exclusive K-Beauty Brands
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In addition to the existing 200 beauty brands that it carries, Guardian partners exclusively with Olive Young to be the first health and beauty retailer in Southeast Asia out of Korea to carry the Korean beauty retailer’s brands. You can look forward to the offerings of Botanic Heal boh, Bring Green, RoundARound and WakeMake to be on Guardian’s roster.
Amore Store x Lazada Is Set To Open At Funan Mall
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Another piece of good news for K-beauty lovers: Lazada, Amorepacific and CapitaLand are working together to launch a physical Amore Store x Lazada storefront that’s slated to be open at Funan Mall come Dec 5. Merging online and offline shopping experiences, the store will carry cult favourite K-beauty brands like Laneige, Etude House, Innisfree, Iope and more.
Yung Raja Launches A New Fragrance With Maison 21G
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Inspired by his favourite scents growing up, Yung Raja is launching a new perfume – that features sandalwood, lavender and oris notes – in collaboration with Parisian perfume house Maison 21G. Called ‘Royalty’, the scent is expected to drop mid-December.
Coty Now Owns A Majority Stake Of Kylie Cosmetics
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Global make-up and fragrance distributor Coty, has just shelled out US$600 million to acquire a 51 per cent stake in Kylie Cosmetics – that includes both Kylie Cosmetics and Kylie Skin. According to BBC, The deal is to be completed in 2020, with Jenner still staying on as the company’s creative lead on product development and marketing initiatives.
Victoria Beckham Beauty Drops Its First Skincare
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Meant to be the step between skincare and makeup application, Victoria Beckham Beauty – in collaboration with stem cell and biomedical scientist Augustinus Bader – launches the Cell Rejuvenating Priming Moisturizer. Wear it alone for a subtle pearlescent glow or under makeup to enhance the performance and wearability of your other products. Featuring Professor Bader’s proprietary TFC8 technology – that’s made with amino acids, synthesised molecules and high-grade vitamins – this primer-moisturiser hybrid is said to support the skin’s renewal and repair systems, support cell turnover as well as improve radiance, plump and tone the skin.