Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Tag: Asian

Woman charged with hate crime in attack on Asian beauty store owner

HOUSTON – One of two customers involved in an attack inside of a beauty supply store on St. Patrick’s Day has been indicted on a hate crime charge, District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Friday.

“I just want justice … get a punishment for what they did. not over, not less just the exact amount for what they did. That’s what I believe in. That’s what I want,” said Sung Jun Lee, the beauty supply store owner’s son.

KPRC 2 spoke to Lee about the new development in the case.

Business owner Jung Kim said that she was punched in the

Read more

23 Best Asian Makeup & Beauty Brands to Shop in 2021

The American beauty industry wouldn’t be what it is today without the influences of Asian beauty. Without imported Korean and Japanese brands like Etude House, Shiseido, and Hera, we wouldn’t have witnessed the rise in popularity surrounding cushion foundations, popsicle-stain-inspired lip tints, and glass-skin primers. But more importantly, we have to give credit to the influential Asian Americans sharing their in-depth knowledge, cultures, and visions through blogs, YouTube, Instagram, and other “democratized” platforms. Over the past few decades, many have grown their influence and popularity through less traditional means, while the mainstream beauty industry (and investors) saw

Read more

Texas women charged in attack at Asian beauty supply store

HOUSTON (CBSDFW/CNN) – After an attack on a north Houston store owner was caught on camera, the Harris County District Attorney’s Office is working to determine if it was racially motivated, according to KHOU TV.

Jung Kim owns Uptown Beauty Supply on Kuykendahl. She said on March 17, five women came into the store and knocked over some wigs. Kim asked them to stop playing around, and on their way out of the store, her son said he heard one of the women say, “Asian people shouldn’t be in the Black market.”

“We shouldn’t be selling wigs or something

Read more

‘You little Asian girl.’ Beauty store owner attacked by customer in north Harris County

A beauty supply store owner in North Harris County is speaking out after she was attacked inside of her store. The altercation was caught on surveillance video.

Business owner Jung Kim said she was punched in the face by a female customer who hurled racial insults at her as she pummeled her.

“You little Asian girl. That’s what she remembered,” said Sung Jun Lee, the woman’s son.

The attack left Kim bloodied and bruised with a broken nose. Kim said the break is so bad that she needs surgery.

The trouble started after Jung Kim said she asked Keaundra Young,

Read more