13rushes was founded in 2013 with a mission to create exceptional synthetic brushes that are kind to the animals. They are located in Singapore, a sunny island in South East Asia. As Singapore's leading cosmetic brush brand, they craft a fine selection of cruelty-free brushes at affordable prices. They take a firm stance against animal cruelty in fur farms and strive to make beauty sustainable by minimizing resource wastage during production.
Restore your skin with our nutrient-dense formulations. Your skin will be revitalized to its maximum potential with over seventy plant-based superfoods and bioactives sustainably sourced straight from nature. We employ the latest technology in our extraction and formulation processes, keeping our planet safe while crafting the most concentrated, high-powered skincare solutions for your skin.
Balance Health is a natural health clinic offering an alternative to the conventional treatments, as no single system of medicine has the answers to every medical problem. As one of Hong Kong’s earliest natural alternative clinics, Balance Health has supported thousands achieving health and well-being in body, mind, emotions and spirit.
By integrating the principles of conventional and complementary medicine, their international team of therapists is able to take a broader view – lifestyle, nutrition, emotions, behaviour patterns, and beliefs. Balance Health offers alternative therapies to provide the body with the opportunity to heal naturally, making it stronger and less susceptible to illness and disease.
Bathe to Basics is a premium handmade and organic skincare, bath and body brand based in Hong Kong. We are committed to formulating and creating products that benefit your skin in countless ways – from healing to rejuvenating, moisturizing, refreshing, and clearing.
Our products are all-natural and we clinically formulate our products using modern research but stay true to our traditional values of organic and eco-friendly. This way, our products are truly defined as beneficial and effective – sourced from nature’s best gifts and handmade in small batches to maintain the best quality.
A small but passionate home-run bakery, where everything is made with attention to detail and honest ingredients. We like our baked goods with some flair and delectable taste, and we love for you to have icing for every occasion.A small but passionate home-run bakery, where everything is made with attention to detail and honest ingredients. We like our baked goods with some flair and delectable taste, and we love for you to have icing for every occasion.
Ease is a digital health startup focused on making access to sensitive health services – such as birth control, emergency contraception and sexual health consultations – more convenient, affordable and discreet. Our platform enables consumers to obtain and renew prescriptions, get their medication delivered to their doorstep, obtain advice from medical professionals, and learn more about their sexual and reproductive health.
We are on a mission to develop a new healthcare paradigm that is both technology-based and consumer-focused, so as to empower consumers to take control of their health and well-being from the comfort, privacy and convenience of their home.
Femcy is an intelligent, symptom-based menstrual and reproductive wellness mobile application that empowers women to perform at their peak throughout their menstrual cycle. Scientific evidence in the past decade indicates that lifestyle management is a key component of managing menstrual conditions (such as Poly-Cystic Ovary Syndrome, PreMenstrual Syndrome, and other similar conditions).
Femcy helps women track their symptoms for quicker diagnosis of underlying conditions. The app enables trackable, significant lifestyle modification through intelligent, personalized nutrition, exercise and relaxation regimens and provides on-demand, virtual guidance through a remote team of wellness experts.
Ferne Health is a Singapore based startup that builds a one-stop platform to provide personalized sexual healthcare solutions for women consumers in Southeast Asia. By asking consumers’ information and life status, we recommend screening and consultation plans that meet their lifestyle and allow a certain level of customization.
Our at-home screening kits allow women consumers to take care of regular check-ups in the privacy and comfort of home and receive results without stepping out of their doors.
Gal Con Reads, based out of Singapore, is a progressive and exciting news site for the millennial woman. Readers can look forward to interviews, product announcements, reviews and opinion pieces that span fashion, culture, beauty and lifestyle. Gal Con Reads aims to provide ideas and inspiration for better living and encourage women to explore, experience and engage with the world around them. Gal Con Reads is the blog spinoff of Gal Con, an upcoming series of events that represents the intersection where fashion, beauty and lifestyle meet. Interested Gal-getters should sign up at: visitgalcon.com.
Serial social entrepreneur Sonalie Figueiras is the founder & editor-in-chief of Green Queen, an award-winning impact media platform advocating for social & environmental change in Hong Kong with a mission to shift consumer behaviour through inspiring & empowering original content. She is also the founder & CEO of Ekowarehouse, the global sourcing platform for certified organic products, with a mission to make safe, quality food accessible & affordable for the whole planet. With over a decade of experience in publishing, digital marketing, organic trade and health & sustainability,
she is an eco wellness industry veteran with a keen eye for market trends and a sought-after international speaker and moderator, sharing her expertise on stages across Asia and beyond, including TEDx and Harvard Business School.
Heavens Please is a premium CBD lifestyle brand based in Hong Kong. Offering CBD and natural products to elevate your life and maintain wellness through wiser everyday choices.
Taking a holistic approach on wellness, Heavens Please take care of your daily life by selecting non-harmful products to transform your daily ritual on different aspects - emotional, physical, and spiritual, in order to regain balance as a whole.
The Karen Leung Foundation (KLF) is working to save lives in Hong Kong by raising awareness of gynaecological cancer, educating women to increase rates of early detection and ensuring that women in treatment have access to optimal medical care. Founded in 2013, we are the first and only organisation in Hong Kong solely devoted to women's gynaecological cancers. To date, the Karen Leung Foundation has raised more than HK$24 Million to fight gynaecological cancer and help Hong Kong girls and women.
The Karen Leung Foundation honours the memory of Karen Leung, a hedge fund trader, who died at age 35 following a diagnosis of metastatic cervical cancer.
OSCO is an anti-pollution natural skincare brand that exists to raise your healthy consciousness, address your skin concerns and br ing you back to nature by providing natural and organic heal thy lifestyle products. The believe that every person is connected with nature since birth and believe holistic wellness builds a positive mindset, health and beauty from within. They create quality products with fresh, natural, safe and effective ingredients to deliver maximum benefits and visible results to people's skin.
Pad2Go in Nepal in 2018 as a for-profit social enterprise to focus on menstrual health and remove the taboos around it. It has set up 80 vending machines for sanitary napkins in four of Nepal's seven provinces. Each machine'stationed across schools, hospitals, movie theaters, banks, offices, can provide sanitary napkins for 200 women. It also conducts workshops to address taboos around menstruation and works with manufacturers of sanitary napkins to get them cheaply.
Pad2Go won the first prize at the AGUASAN workshop in Switzerland and second prize in Singapore at the startup pitch contest for Asian women-led businesses organized by INSEAD and Facebook.
Launched in 2013, but thought up back in 2002, Smile Makers aims to right the wrongs of unpleasant experiences when shopping for sexual wellbeing products and is a breath of fresh air in an industry full of tasteless, offensive and unappealing sexual wellbeing products that still don’t seem to address the opinions, needs or desires of women. The idea was simple – a trusted and open adviser for sexual awareness and education with the best product experience, a brand that women love and sold in everyday environments where women love to shop already, never in sex shops.
They say there’s no better time than the present to be a woman. But the modern woman is plagued with modern problems, and we know she craves a space for dialogue. Something Private is a podcast from Singapore that will fill silence with conversations. Through stories of the everyday woman, and discussions with healthcare professionals and subject experts, we’re on a journey to quell feminine health myths, and pave the way for conversations on gender and societal issues across Southeast Asia.
Shirley Kwok is the founder of The Cakery and KIRR (Keeping it Real & Raw). She was a Head of Exchange Traded Solutions Sales and Marketing at BNP Paribas before starting her own business in 2012. Her personal baking projects were so popular that in 2016, Shirley made the decision to make a full-time career out of baking.
She launched The Cakery, a business which aims to improve the overall nutrition profile of even the most indulgent desserts. The Cakery’s first pop-up shopped opened in The Landmark in April 2016. The first permanent shop opened in Lee Gardens Two in February 2017 and a second shop was subsequently opened in The Landmark in April 2018. Shirley’s flourishing new career brings her personal enjoyment as well as a sense of community. Through cooking with purpose, she is able to bring people joy, as well as give people with allergies and special dietary needs the opportunity to celebrate with a cake.
The Period Co. is a Singapore-based business specialising in reusable menstrual products (RUMPs) - menstrual cups, reusable cloth pads, and period underwear. Our mission is to educate the public on the amount of period waste generated (e.g. disposable sanitary pads and tampons), and introduce them to the benefits of reusable alternatives. We aim to be the leading menstruation resource in Asia for people who menstruate.
There is a lack of openness and education on the topic of menstruation, and as such is still seen as taboo for many people. The Period Co. aims to create open discussion on the topic of menstruation, without any feelings of embarrassment, awkwardness and shame. No one should be ashamed of saying "I'm on my period".
The Scarlet Company’s mission is to help improve the lives of women through their menstrual health. We want to educate women on the importance & benefits menstrual health has on our physical & mental wellbeing. Scarlet is a 100% natural health tonic alleviating period cramps, irregular flow & PMS so you can improve your menstrual health & quality of life.
TWO L(I)PS is the world’s first luxury intimate care range, developed by the global authority in vulva care with over 20 years of industry experience. TWO L(I)PS is a fun and tongue-in-cheek brand to ignite and normalise these conversations, break taboos and disrupt the vulva space. They create a luxury range of vulva care for women to be completely body-confident and to love their vulva more.
Being in the bustle of city life and frequent jet-setting, the need for non-toxic multi-tasking skincare is imperative to prevent radical-free damage. WANT is an ethical brand based in Singapore founded in 2016 that wants you to thrive in your best skin.
Formulated from pure botanical oils and minerals, the ingredients are fair trade and sustainably sourced. The products are free from chemicals, synthetic ingredients and water for that 100% natural goodness. Not using water in the formulation also reduces carbon footprint. Most importantly, their products are cruelty-free.
fk. is a sex toy retailer with a curated selection of top-of-the line products ranging from toys and accessories for pleasure and discovery, to artwork by local artists, educational books and vintage collectables such as magazines and posters. . They aim to break down the barriers of judgement, misunderstanding and the typical hush-hush attitude of traditional Hong Kong society by sharing knowledge and experiences.
Skin care, until now, has focused on mostly being product-first by having customers search for the best ingredients, We’re making skincare the way it should be, customer-first.
With our comprehensive skincare assessments, we continually learn about our customers’ skin types, lifestyles, environments, and needs to develop high-quality, high-efficacy, and sustainable products.
No more trial and error. No more wasted products. We’re making skincare simple and sustainable.
YVEREST is the pinnacle of luxurious pleasure, a step towards positive transformation through self-love. As a female-founded brand, we know the importance ritualizing intimate health and wellness. Our mission is to help you reach new heights in your holistic wellbeing, so we’ve crafted our products to care for your body, mind, and soul.
ZeroYet100 is founded on the principle that natural is better. Their products are formulated with ingredients derived from nature with potent innate properties. Thus, nothing toxic yet totally effective. The all-natural products are formulated at their workshop in Hong Kong and personally tested by their co-founders, Anita Patel and Sheetal Avlani, to achieve a more, if not the most, effective product in it’s range.
The handcrafted products are then housed in recyclable or up-cyclable packaging and labelled with only lamination and plastic free paper product stickers.ZeroYet100 aims to empower you to take the best care of yourself, your loved ones, and the world around you. No compromises required.
ZaZaZu is a discreet e-commerce eco-system to guide women to explore, experiment and enhance their sexual journey through education, consultation and curation of products based on individual needs. They aim to normalize sexual wellness for every woman in daily live, empower them to own their pleasure and create a safe space to exchange, learn and explore 360° around sexuality and intimacy.