Several beauty brands are eager to tap into the booming Vietnamese market as consumers are increasingly becoming beauty-conscious. With the continued growth of the beauty market, Vietnam has become a darling of foreign beauty brands According to Kantar Worldpanel Vietnam, the beauty world is refreshed with new trends every day and so is Vietnam. Thanks to higher purchasing power, Vietnamese shoppers are adopting more beauty products, making their beauty regime more and more sophisticated. On top of that, the rise of self-consciousness is happening within all of us, regardless of gender. This strongly affirms that BEAUTY is for ALL. Cosmobeauté Vietnam, a beauty trade exhibition held in Ho Chi Minh City last week, has attracted around 200 exhibitors from 10 countries and territories to explore the potential of the Vietnamese market. With the continued growth of the beauty market, the expo has paved the way for professionals such as beauticians, aestheticians, and … [Read more...] about Vietnam presents tremendous opportunities for foreign beauty brands
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VietNamNet Bridge - For new cosmetic brands which remain little known, it is not easy to make money. However, according to one businesswoman, the Vietnamese market is ‘easy in terms of customers’. At the Mekong Beauty Show, an exhibition on make-up, beauty care and spas held recently, TVR, a foreign invested cosmetics and food manufacturer, introduced a new biological skin-care mask, made of Ben Tre coconut extract. The product attracted the attention of many visitors. However, analysts say it’s early too say if the product can sell well in Vietnam, where more and more organic beauty-care products have appeared. A survey by Nielsen found that the demand for make-up made of natural materials or organic products in Vietnam is 40 percent higher than in other regional countries. The market analysis firm believes that the products made of chemicals are not the cosmetics Vietnamese are looking for. A survey by Nielsen found that the demand for make-up made of … [Read more...] about Can cosmetics manufacturers make money in Vietnam?
VietNamNet Bridge - After many years of using only French makeup, My Ha, 40, from Phu Nhuan district in HCM City has begun using natural products made by Vietnamese enterprises. Most of the products available in the market are imports My Ha, a ‘follower’ of the ‘live green’ movement, found a showroom that sells skin-care products made by Vietnamese enterprises on Mac Thi Buoi street in district 1. With the attractive growth rate of 30 percent per annum, the Vietnamese cosmetics market brings great opportunities. Not having advantages in distribution networks and advertisement budgets, the companies still can sell well in niche markets. Through the websites, six natural cosmetics companies can easily access customers throughout the country at the lowest possible costs.The long-distance race RELATED NEWS Cosmetics manufacturers face thorny path to develop organic products Vietnamese cosmetics less favored as foreign products dominate … [Read more...] about Vietnamese natural makeup brands prosper in home market
Sex toys, infidelity and penis size are generally hush hush topics in conservative Cambodia, but not on a taboo-busting video blog called "A Dose of Cath" that unabashedly wrestles with the risqué, drawing both applause and abuse in the patriarchal country. Hosted on Facebook, the show by a 23-year-old Cambodian woman tackles the finer points of sex education, women's health and gender imbalances in a country where the #MeToo movement has barely registered. A recent episode on a well-known 19th-century Cambodian poem that used to be taught in schools and advises women not to laugh too loudly gained nearly 350,000 views. The videos feature Catherine Harry, the pen name of the self-described feminist who featured in Forbes' 2018 "30 under 30" list of outstanding leaders and entrepreneurs in Asia. Having ditched her birth name more than 10 years ago, Cath is following in the footsteps of other Cambodian writers and media personalities turning to blogs and social media to make a name … [Read more...] about Sex, gender and social change: Cambodian blogger tackles taboos
Viet Nam News BÌNH PHƯỚC – The grant of geographical indication (GI) certificate to Bình Phước Province’s speciality cashew by the National Office of Intellectual Property has been a strong boost to efforts to create a national brand for the product. According to Nguyễn Văn Lợi, secretary of the Bình Phước Party Committee, cashew has been cultivated in the province for more than 40 years and has become a “poverty eradicator” by enriching locals, especially ethnic groups living in mountainous areas like the Stiêng and Khmer. Getting the GI certificate would be of great benefit to local cashew products, he said, pointing out it would help build a brand for the nut and enhance export of products to markets that demand clear origin. The geographical indication encompasses raw cashew, kernels, and roasted and salted nuts. The raw cashew nut grown in Bình Phước is firm and … [Read more...] about Bình Phước cashew GI certified, aims to create national brand