Not all make-up products are created equal. Some would have ingredients or substances that are not suited for all skin types. There are even some Asians who experience allergic reactions upon using random make-up products they find in their local stores. With this, here are some make-up brands that are best suited for Asian skin.
Etude House is a well-known Korean brand commonly used. The brand sells a variety of make-up as well as skincare and hair products that work well with Asian skin. Their products are often designed in a pink themed packaging which makes it more “attractive” to the public. Etude House is currently known for its amazing and eye-catching eye products such as the Mirror Holic Liquid Eyes which will definitely make one’s eyes sparkle. Some of its well-known Korean endorsers are Sandara Park and Red Velvet.
Dolly Wink on the other hand is a Japanese cosmetics brand that has been known to produce high-quality lashes at an affordable price. Their lash products are definitely a must-have if you are going for the ABG look. This brand also produces eyeliners and mascaras that are made for long-lasting wear. They also package their products in a unique way compared to other cosmetic brands. Dolly Wink is currently available online and in major department stores in the Philippines.
Nature Republic is a Korean brand known to provide quality make-up, skincare, and hair products that are suited for Asians. According to the brand they use naturally sourced ingredients in their product formulations. Nature Republic is known for its popular Aloe Vera Soothing gel which can be used for a myriad of purposes – from soothing sunburns to hydrating the skin and hair. One of its famous endorsers is Exo who has been collaborating with them for the past 8 years.
A fairly new-comer in the make-up industry, Vice Cosmetics is a local brand that launched in September 2017. Its founder is Vice Ganda a popular Filipino comedian and TV host. Its products are affordable and formulated for any age, gender, class, or color. Vice Cosmetics is popular for its matte lip tints which can also double as cheek tints due to their highly pigmented and long-wearing formula. This brand features multiple famous Filipino celebrities and has a product line designed for BTS fans.
Another notable local brand that will definitely help with your everyday make-up look is Ever Bilena. Ever Bilena is a proudly Filipino brand that offers high-quality make-up products that are best suited for Filipino skin at affordable prices. The brand is known for its liquid lipsticks, eyeliners, and brow products that are crafted to flatter any skin tone. One of their popular (and current) endorsers is Loisa Andalio, a Filipino celebrity who rose to fame since being a housemate in Pinoy Big Brother.