Cosmetics

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Are over the counter creams and lotions acutally effective? Can you eliminate wrinkles for good? In an effort to look and feel our best, many of us want to find a quick fix for some of our signs of getting older. But the best products might be things you have never even heard about, until now. Dr.

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Courtney Rhodes / Flickr

Korean cosmetics are a growing draw for both locals and tourists visiting Hawai‘i. While O‘ahu now features three specialty stores, Korean cosmetics are also available on other islands. And now the overall business is attracting some big financial names. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Tourism brings more than 8-million visitors to Hawai‘i each year--a fact that has attracted a number of international businesses looking to capitalize on brand exposure.  That includes companies selling Korean cosmetics.  It’s a niche that has led to several new stores in the state over the past few years—and continues to be a growing part of Korea’s international trade. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.