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Dust Protection Facial Creams

This Tony Moly Face Cream Protects Against Korea's "Yellow Dust"

— November 2, 2016 — Fashion
This unusual face cream from Tony Moly addresses an environmental issue that's widespread in South Korea—pollution and "yellow dust," or particles that originate from the dry desert regions of China and Mongolia.

The 'Dust and the City Face Locking Cream' is formulated with natural ingredients like kava leaf, as well as extracts from beetroot, black tea and lotus. The product is meant to be applied like a protective gel that goes on after one has applied makeup, which sits on the skin like a protective layer to prevent the absorption of dust and other impurities.

When it comes to protecting one's skin with cosmetic products, consumers have come to understand that it is a priority to shield their skin from powerful UV rays. However, anti-pollution skincare products are taking precedence in areas of the world where air quality is even more top-of-mind.
Trend Themes
1. Anti-pollution Skincare - Developing skincare products that protect against environmental pollutants, like dust and particles, presents a disruptive innovation opportunity in the beauty industry.
2. Natural Ingredients - Using natural ingredients, such as kava leaf and beetroot extracts, in skincare products can differentiate and disrupt the beauty and cosmetic industry.
3. Preventive Makeup - Creating makeup that acts as a protective layer against pollutants, like the Tony Moly Face Cream, offers a disruptive innovation opportunity in the cosmetics market.
Industry Implications
1. Beauty and Cosmetic - The beauty and cosmetic industry can explore and capitalize on the growing demand for anti-pollution skincare products and preventive makeup.
2. Natural Skincare - The natural skincare industry can leverage the rising interest in natural ingredients, like kava leaf and beetroot extracts, to develop innovative and effective protective products.
3. Environmental Solutions - The environmental solutions industry can collaborate with beauty and cosmetic companies to develop technologies and products that protect against environmental pollutants and improve air quality.
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