S. Korea sees spike in sales of cosmetics for kids

A survey involving South Korean girls has shown that 42.4% of them wear make-up, and 43.4% say they first started wearing cosmetics in fifth grade. – EPA pic, January 5, 2018.

SALES of beauty products for children rose last year in South Korea, industry data showed today, as a growing number of girls start wearing make-up at an early age, reported the Yonhap news agency.

The data, provided by SK Planet Co, the operator of local e-commerce platform 11st, showed that sales of such products on its website rose 29% on-year last year.

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