6 Malaysian Beauty Brands That Make A Strong Case To Buy Local
Young Malaysian entrepreneurs are injecting much vigour into the local beauty market with their take on vegan, cruelty-free and halal beauty products. Here are our favourite 6 homegrown brands.
1/6 Nita Cosmetics
In 2016, Aznita Azman founded the Kuala Lumpur-based Nita Cosmetics. All of the products are thoughtfully curated based on her own experience. Presented in quirky and fun packaging, they are hypoallergenic and suitable for all skin tones.
2/6 Duck Cosmetics
Datin Vivy Yusof, co-founder of Fashion Valet and the dUCk Group, launched a cosmetic extension for the busy modern women. The cosmetics range covers every imaginable beauty needs, from eye shadows and make-up remover to hair mist.
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3/6 Velvet Vanity
Inspired by the youth culture, it boasts offerings for both women and men. Additionally, they are 100% vegan and cruelty-free, and hugely popular. Its lipstick liquids, for one, are literally flying off the shelves.
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4/6 Asly Beauty
After Dida Cosmetics, Didie Nasir launched Dynamics Inc. and partnered with Yaya Zahir in creating Asly Beauty. The new start-up cosmetic brand champions individuality and encourages self-expression. The products are compact and super comfortable for all-day wear.
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5/6 So.Lek Cosmetics
So.Lek Cosmetics was founded by two siblings, Dahlia Nadirah and Luqman Hakim. The name SO.LEK is a play on the Malay term for make-up, alat solek (Malay for make-up); it can also mean "So? Relax!".
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6/6 Pretty Suci
Pretty Suci has the distinction of being the first halal beauty brand to be sold in Sephora. Besides make-up, it also produces nail polishes as well as skincare for men.
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