Carnal Cosmetics

Cosmetics turn to animal byproducts for potency and exoticism

Implications - The North American consumer has been historically intrigued by seemingly exotic ingredients sourced from the Eastern world. As such, many Asian beauty brands are infusing their offerings with potent, yet little-known, animal byproducts in order to communicate the effectiveness of their product, as well as lend it a sense of novelty for overseas consumers.
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