The Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE: EL) announced this week the introduction of Osiao, a new brand developed for the unique needs of Asian skin. Osiao is customized to address every individual’s unique skin concerns to renew skin’s youthful luster and light. The brand was ideated and developed at IdeaBank, a division of the BeautyBank organization within The Estée Lauder Companies dedicated to new brand development, in conjunction with key colleagues from the Company in Asia and globally. The brand will debut exclusively in Hong Kong with Lane Crawford at the Canton Road and Times Square locations, starting in mid October. Simultaneously, the brand will launch with Cathay Pacific Airways, in which a tailored selection of products will be offered on their Hong Kong flights.
Key products in the Osiao Illuminating Regimen
“As a luxury skin care line developed in Asia, for the Asian woman, Osiao delivers on what they have known for centuries: radiant skin glowing from within is beautiful skin. We are thrilled to be able to offer her a truly unique and customized line of products that meets her desires,” says Veronique Gabai-Pinsky, Global Brand President, Aramis & Designer Fragrances, BeautyBank and IdeaBank.
Five years ago experts at The Estée Lauder Companies Asia Innovation Center in Shanghai, China, set out on a mission to bring to life what Asians have always known – skin that reflects light is the truest beauty. Knowing that Eastern philosophy and Western science can be complementary in other fields, they applied the thinking to skin care and the pursuit of skin radiance. The culmination of years of pioneering innovation is Osiao.
Experts in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Western Dermatology and Product Formulation Science from the East and the West joined together to form The Osiao Asia Skin Institute and focus solely on the science of skin light. They conducted extensive studies and in-depth analyses of the skin of thousands of Asian women in China, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea. These studies resulted in a unique understanding of the mechanisms of skin and how to restore skin’s natural radiance.