Vulcan Post | Friday, February 16, 2024

How this M’sian engineer went from selling K-beauty items to starting her own skincare range


As a skincare enthusiast, I’m constantly on the lookout for affordable yet effective products. And since the pandemic and the #sapotlokal initiative it birthed, I’ve been more open to trying local brands. 

It was during one of these searches that I came across The Pastels Shop. 

On the surface, it just seemed like another distributor of K-beauty products. But with a quick skim of their website, I found that this is just one small part of the business.

The brand actually has its own skincare line that’s formulated and made in Malaysia, and recently partnered with Aeon Wellness to retail at its outlets. 

And behind all this is Sarini Zainal Abidin, who was an engineer before she was an entrepreneur.

Read more here.