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101 Top South Korean Beauty Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best South Korean based Beauty companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Beauty industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top South Korean Beauty Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Hugel Control

Hugel Control

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Hugel, Inc. is a Bio-pharmaceutical company that focuses on developing beauty/cosmetics related products.

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L&P Cosmetic

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L&P Cosmetic primarily engages in the development of cosmeceutical products.

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GP Club

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GP Club is a cosmetics manufacturing and distribution company that produces creams, lipsticks, cleansers, and other related products.

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Picky

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Picky is a fast-growing mobile-first community that enables consumers to discover the best beauty, skincare brands, and products.

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Prinker Korea Inc. (formerly SketchOn Inc).

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Prinker Korea Inc. is a manufacturer of Prinker custom tattoo solution that applies fabulous and splendid images on your skin.

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Lillycover Co., Ltd.

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Lillycover developed total skin care solutions with skin diagnosis & treatment device in healthcare & beauty industry.

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Melixir

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Melixir is a vegan cosmetic brand that offers skincare products with plant-based ingredients.

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B2Link

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B2Link is an online B2B beauty platform that offers subscription services for branded products.

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DMIL

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DMIL is a beauty influencer management and content producer.

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Unpa

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Unpa is a Korea’s leading beauty SNS

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My Seoul Secret

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The Trip Advisor of Medical Beauty Travel (medical tourism marketplace)

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Woman’s Talk

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Woman’s Talk, Korea’s is a first online mobile beauty home shopping.

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WayWearable

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WayWearable, a ‘beauty-appliance’ company based in Seoul, has created the first total personal skincare companion that fits in your purse.

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Have & Be Co Ltd

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Have & Be Co Ltd’s line of business includes the manufacturing of perfumes, cosmetics, and other toilet preparations.

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CSS99

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CSS99 is a Korean startup providing mobile application and mobile content on topics related to beauty and fashion.

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Code for Beauty

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Code for (Beauty) provides customised cosmetics and personal care products.

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WAPA

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WAPA is a Korean designer community organizing design contests.

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ShuShu Cosmetic

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Cosmetics & beauty salons for kids

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Krave Beauty

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Krave Beauty provides skincare beauty brand.

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The Daebak Company

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The Daebak Company is a community-driven e-commerce platform that aims to inspire the global Hallyu community

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ohora

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ohora is a beauty and nail brand.

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GS Retail

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GS Retail sells beauty and skincare products, candles, gifts, perfumes, bathroom accessories and other products.

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Carver Korea

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Carver Korea Co., Ltd. is a manufacturer of cosmetic products.

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COSRX

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COSRX is an e-commerce platform for buying skincare products.

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11Street

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11Street is an online marketplace for clothing and beauty products.

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AMOREPACIFIC

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AMOREPACIFIC is a beauty and cosmetics products company.

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CJ Olive Young

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CJ Olive Young is an e-commerce platform for the sale of health & beauty care products.

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THE FACE SHOP

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THE FACE SHOP is a cosmetic manufacturing and sales company.

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Etude House

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Etude House is a cosmetic company that specializes in makeup should be playful and not routine.

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Bodyfriend

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Bodyfriend is a company that offers health and home appliance products.

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It’s Skin

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It’s Skin creates and sells makeup, cleansers, moisturizers, and other products for the care of skin and hair.

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XOUL Cosmetic

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XOUL Cosmetic develops and sells human stem cell cosmetics.

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moonshot

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moonshot is an e-commerce platform for the sales of cosmetics and beauty care products.

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LOHB’s

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LOHB’s is an online platform for beauty products.

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ELCA Korea

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ELCA Korea engages in the sales of skincare, makeup, hair care and perfume products.

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Wishcompany

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Wishcompany is a beauty commerce company.

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Onnuri Pharmacy

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Onnuri Pharmacy is an online store to provides health and beauty products.

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Nature republic

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Argan Oil provides Supleness and Nutrition to damaged hair.

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LUSH

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LUSH offers beauty, cosmetic and personal care products.

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Abill Korea

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Abill Korea is a manufacturer of cosmetic products.

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Zamface

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Zamface is an app that makes beauty video.

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Dear Dahlia

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Dear Dahlia is an e-commerce platform that provides beauty, cosmetic, skincare and personal care products.

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SourcingLab

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ODM & OEM cosmetic manufacturing services and manages the production of innovative cosmetic manufacturing products in South Korea.

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FlyngCat

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FlyingCat is Wish for Korea

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Reziena

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Reziena develops an anti-aging device that provides personalized anti-aging treatments.

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Asia Master Trade

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Asia Master Trade is a wholesale company that specializes in exports and global distribution of all Korean beauty products.

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Urbanic Labs

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Urbanic Labs is an e-commerce company that provides store management, consulting operations, and social media advertising services.

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Univera

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Univera offers aloe science, aloe health functional food, cosmetics.

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HS INTERNATIONAL

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HS INTERNATIONAL is a manufacturer of cosmetic products.

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CLIO Cosmetics

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South Korea-based beauty products company

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FarmSkin

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FarmSkin manufactures beauty products using proprietary colostrum processing technology.

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COSMOCOS

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COSMOCOS is a cosmetic product manufacturing company.

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Carelabs

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Carelabs operates as a digital beauty and healthcare company.

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Merry monde

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Merry monde is a contemporary beauty brand.

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Medicos Biotech

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Medicos biotech is a research and development for beautiful and healthy life through biotechnology.

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Outin Futures

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Outin Futures is an cosmetic products design packaging and manufacturer that works in the health and beauty industry.

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Goodai Global

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Goodai Global is a K beauty distribution and marketing platform company.

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Grafen

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Grafen is an e-commerce platform that sells cosmetic products for men.

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KEEP COOL

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KEEP COOL is a lifestyle skincare brand that sells beauty products.

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Wincube Marketing

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Wincubemarketing is a Korean e-commerce site offering coupon services for food items, beauty care products, and other items.

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Albireo

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Albireo is a skin care brand that offers beauty products.

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Nanda

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Nanda is the South Korean make-up and fashion firm.

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BCC KOREA

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BCC Korea is a sales group with expertise and skills in overseas sales.

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Gelato Lab

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Gelato Lab is an information technology company.

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Huxley

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Huxley is a cosmetics and beauty products manufacturing company.

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Jetema

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Jetema is a research-oriented beauty biopharmaceutical company.

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High Cut

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High Cut is a fashion and beauty content magazine publishing company.

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agb

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agb is a cosmetics and beauty products distribution company.

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CSA Cosmic

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CSA Cosmic is a cosmetics and beauty brand based in South Korea.

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AEKYUNG Industry

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AEKYUNG Industry manufactures and sells kitchen and laundry detergents, dental care, creams, lotions, and skincare products.

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Too Cool For School

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Too Cool For School is an e-commerce store for beauty and cosmetics.

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Elishacoy

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Elishacoy is an e-commerce company that provides beauty, cosmetic and personal care products.

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Ogana Dermatology Clinic

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Ogana Dermatology Clinic provides skin care services.

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Sereine Lab

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1:1 Customized Beauty Solution

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Natural Derma Project

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Natural Derma Project is a manufacturer and seller of cosmetics made with only natural ingredients.

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Koodon

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Koodon is a marketplace for second-hand brand item in Korea.

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CCLIME

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CCLIME is a customized skin care and body care products company.

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PetEasy

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GoPet is a platform for pet beauty.

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OH-CHO

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OH-CHO is an online marketplace that provides cosmetics and home spa products.

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Aromatica

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Aromatica is an online platform for beauty products.

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efluvi

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efluvi is a fashion and beauty e-commerce platform for middle-aged people.

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Jolse

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Jolse is an online marketplace that allows users to buy beauty and cosmetic products.

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Lavien

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Lavien is an online store for beauty and cosmetic products.

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CENO COMPANY

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CENO COMPANY manufactures & sells healthcare and beauty products.

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Kundal

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Kundal delivers eco-friendly personal care products that everyone loves to use and can be placed in all households.

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S.A.A.T INSIGHT

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S.A.A.T INSIGHT is a makeup helper that helps you keep your beauty for a long time.

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Jaan Cosmetics

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Jaan Cosmetics is responsible for the exclusive domestic supply and professional distribution of cosmetics and personal care products.

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Hankook Cosmetics

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Hankook Cosmetics is a company that produces the beauty cosmetics using chemicals like water soluble, weak acid, bio & liposome ingredients.

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Heloskin

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Heloskin is an online and offline store for cosmetic products.

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COLAVO

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COLAVO is a customer care app for beauty and salon services.

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Banila.com

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Banila.com is an e-commerce shop for beauty and cosmetics products.

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JCK

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JCK develops nail product that utilizes creative design and eco-friendly technology.

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Keenoniks

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Keenoniks is a cosmetic and personal care products provider.

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Dream Skin Korea

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Dream Skin Korea is a cosmetic and personal care products provider.

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GROOMINGLAB

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GROOMINGLAB is an online store that offers health, beauty, and cosmetic products.

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Botanicsens

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Botanicsens is a brand that engages in the sales of cosmetic and beauty products.

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Meditime

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Meditime is an e-commerce platform that offers beauty, cosmetic and personal care products.

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CUT&CURL, Inc.

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Cut & Curl offers style curation services for hair and make-up for both men and women.

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LOWE

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LOWE provides a shared beauty salon platform for stylists.

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KOCOSLAB

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KOCOSLAB is a one-stop solution company for beauty.

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Charmzone

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Charmzone is a brand for beauty and cosmetics products.

Written by Mark Fitz

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