South Korea introduced the world's first legislation of custom cosmetics. After issuing the regulations on registration, ingredient compliance, MFDS disclosed the Requirements for Custom Cosmetics Sales Business  on October 29.
Present Regulations of Custom Cosmetics (enforcement date: March 14, 2020)
Business Registration: Article 3-2 of Cosmetics Act 
Compounding Managers Qualification: Article 3-4 of Cosmetics Act 
Ingredient Requirements: Article 5 of Regulation on Safety Standards,etc. for Cosmetics 
Custom cosmetics are blended or dispensed by a compounding manager at the business place, which is different from a traditional cosmetics product manufactured in factories. It is essential to reinforce the safety management on the manufacturing process at the stores. This regulation specifies the requirements to which the custom cosmetics sales businesses must adhere.
The main contents are as following:
1. Prohibited Scope of Custom Cosmetics
Custom cosmetics must not involve the following:
Manufactured or imported cosmetics for distribution or sale;