KANS strategy to take the premium anti-aging Chinese skincare market

KANS Chinese brand in skincare market

KANS (Han Shu, 韩束) was founded in Shanghai, China in 2002 with the slogan “science realizes your beauty” as its core concept to create empirical and effective skincare products for Asian women. The brand accounts for 2.1% of brand shares in the  skin care market in China. As a representative of domestic skin care brands, […]

Marie Dalgar: a Chinese cosmetic brand gaining international momentum

Marie Dalgar: Chinese cosmetics brand

Masa Cui (崔晓红),  an engineer for a lighting factory in Foshan, Guangdong Province, grew tired of her boring working environment. So, she brought color to her work life by founding her makeup brand Marie Dalgar, which is now rising quickly to be one of the top domestic Chinese cosmetics brands. History of Marie Dalgar In […]

Marseille and China: A cross-sea bridge connecting France to the middle kingdom


Marseille, France’s second largest city is located in southeastern France. Facing the Mediterranean, the exotic atmosphere and bustling economy makes the city a paradise for Chinese tourists and investors. China’s robust economic advancements make traveling to France available for the middle class. The number of Chinese people who traveled to France in 2018 reached a […]

Marketing strategies of foreign cosmetics brands in China

Foreign cosmetics brands marketing in China

Foreign cosmetics brands account for more than half of cosmetic market in China China is the second largest cosmetics market in Asia and the fifth in the world. It has been a profitable paradise for foreign cosmetics brands for a long time. Foreign cosmetics brands in China own around 70% of the market. In 2018, P&G and L’Oreal […]

The anti-aging market in China: a new growth point for the Chinese cosmetics market

anti-aging skincare market in China

Anti-aging products in the market have become more and more prevalent. Despite the ageing population, the consumer base of the anti-aging market in China is becoming younger and younger. With millennials becoming the main consumer group, the anti-aging market demand is showing a burst of momentum. The scale of the anti-aging market in China reached […]

Sephora in China

Sephora China

Sephora: legend of beauty Sephora is a world-famous chain cosmetic store. It was established in 1969 in Limoges(里摩日) France. The name “Sephora” comes from Moses of the Holy Bible, a beautiful, wise, brave and generous young man, standing for elegance, joy, and freedom. Moses’ ideals match perfectly with the operational strategy of the company. At […]

How China became the world’s second largest plastic surgery market

Cosmetics surgery market in China

China performs more plastic surgery operations than any country in the world other than America. The plastic surgery market in China surpassed Brazil in 2017 to become the second-largest globally. Over 15 million licensed procedures were performed in China in 2017 with a yearly growth of 26.4%, and the number passed 20 million in 2018. […]

Lancôme in China: Case study

Lancome case study in China

How the luxury cosmetics house From France won the hearts of Chinese cosmetics consumers Lancôme Paris, better known as Lancôme, is a cosmetics brand founded by Armand Petitjean in 1935. As a French luxury cosmetics house, Lancôme is part of the luxury products industry, which offers skin care, fragrances, and makeup at higher-end prices. Its brand […]

Selling makeup in China: Analysis of the cosmetics market in China

selling cosmetics in China

Since 2011, the cosmetics market in China has seen sustainable growth. In 2018, the market size of cosmetics industry in China reached 3.69 billion RMB. From 2010 to 2018, the average growth rate of the market size had maintained at 7.87%. It is expected that the average growth rate will maintain at 5.4% in the […]

Top beauty review platforms in China: How to sell cosmetics in China

beauty platforms in China

With the accelerating penetration of digital devices, online beauty review platforms in China have recently become a significant factor of the Chinese cosmetics industry’s sales, and brand promotion. Beauty consumers are inclined to check online platforms for cosmetics recommendations in China, including E-commerce websites, cosmetics recommendation forums, mobile applications, to search for people sharing experiences […]