CTK: innovate, never stop innovating

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [gallery link="file" ids="22343,22344,22345,22346,22347"] A Korean firm truly reflecting the general atmosphere prevailing within the beauty industry in this country. Eight million dollars in turnover equally divided between the make-up and the skincare sectors, Cosmetics Technics Korea (CTK), not only is no exception to the rule, but intends to prove every day that this desire to innovate is real. Explanation from its founder/owner and CEO, Ian Chung. MakeUp in …™: Your company isn't that old really? Ian Chung: Actually the company started as Tai-Ka Co in 1979 with a speciality in metal manufacturing. It has since evolved into CTK Co Ltd in 2001 not...

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Korea: When make-up plays with design…

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [gallery link="file" ids="22332,22333"] And when make-up plays with design, it is with all its dimensions. Design in terms of packaging first. Starting with “primary packaging”, a trend of which is inspired from K pop culture and its illustrative and cheerful language. The adorable small eyeshadow case by TONYMOLY (with its built-in applicator in the stem) is somewhat reminiscent of the minimal lantern of the designer Beeen. The same organic vocabulary, more airy in forms, can be found in more selective brands, like the beautiful SU: M brand (which means breathing in Korean) and its bottle Air Rising essential foundation or with O HUI...

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NuWorld Beauty is asserting its leadership in the full service segment for colour cosmetics

NuWorld Beauty, the American firm based in New Jersey has continued in recent years to strengthen its leadership in the full service make-up segment. Stu Dolleck and Jonathan Rosenbaum, co-founders, tell us why. MakeUp in…™: Your Company is relatively young? NuWorld Beauty: For over 20 years, we have been silent partners with some of the beauty industry’s biggest names and most promising start-ups. To ensure consistency in our products and services, we manage every aspect of the development process by providing the following services under one roof – beginning with our state of the art 3000 sq. ft. research & development laboratory,...

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Cosmecca is strengthening its position as one of the “top 3” korean companies specialized in full service

Probably one of the most successful companies in recent years in this segment! USD 100 million in sales, with a regular increase of 30% each year, 270 employees, two factories in Korea, Cosmecca, the Korean company will post again this year a record turnover. Its leaders have already announced the start of a new production unit by the end of 2013, but this time located in China. Explanations by John Kwon, Senior Sales Manager, International Development Department. MakeUp in …™: Most people do not always know that you are one of the companies behind the development, production and marketing of the...

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The Regi “phenomenon”!

A simple click on the brand new website of this Italian company, specialized in the design and manufacture of make-up formulations, www.regi.it will convince you: the sales and marketing approach of the Regi team intends to be different and original...

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MakeUp in NewYork, students of the Fashion Institute of Technology are ready to steal the show… with love !

Students of the Cosmetic and Fragrance Marketing Association (CFMA), which is part of the prestigious New York University, the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), have decided to actively participate to the next MakeUp in NewYork trade show. Students will take advantage of this unique gathering of the US make-up industry to animate three themes on which they are already working, namely: “the NYC make-up looks” (Inspired by New York City neighbourhoods); “Make-up for Tomorrow” and the “Nail Texture Evolution”. “We will be choosing a few neighbourhoods that embody New York City and develop make-up palettes inspired by the characteristics and traits...

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