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Strong R&D developments expected for halal cosmetics

27-Oct-2016 - As the halal cosmetics trend remains prominent within the Asia-Pacific (APAC) market, the upcoming in-cosmetics Asia event in Bangkok will explore the growing halal cosmetic products market and how it...

Siegwerk develops printing production in China

27-Oct-2016 - Siegwerk has completed the first part of its extensive plans to expand its production efforts in China by inaugurating its new INKube in Shanghai.

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Bell Flavours & Fragrances acquires Singapore fragrance arm of Nardev Chemie

27-Oct-2016 - Bell Flavors & Fragrances, which creates and deliver flavours, fragrances, botanical extracts and specialty ingredients has acquired the fragrance arm of Singapore-based chemical ingredients distributor,  Nardev Chemie.

20th APHCA Hair Olympics in the Philippines

26-Oct-2016 - Hair and make-up experts from 18 Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries will compete at the coveted APHCA awards in the Philippines.

Refined glycogen helps avoid harmful effects of sun exposure

26-Oct-2016 - A recent study shows that a newly-refined glycogen product supports the sun care and skin care damage prevention market by alleviating cell degradation and aging effects on the skin.

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Targeted delivery systems improve active ingredient applications part II

26-Oct-2016 - As active ingredients are targeted to specific skin cells that help to maximise the appearance of skin, companies are investing in sophisticated marketing campaigns to explain complex systems.

Specialist insurer Markel targets insurance for UK cosmetics sector

25-Oct-2016 - Claiming that UK cosmetics and personal care companies are underserved when it comes to the issue of insurance, Markel has launched a new tailor-made insurance.

Male personal care: The market to watch

25-Oct-2016 - The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is anticipated to account for the highest growth rate in the overall male personal care market throughout 2016 to 2022, due increasing consumer demand from countries...

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Targeted delivery systems improve active ingredient applications part I

25-Oct-2016 - The efficient and specific delivery of an ingredient is a critical challenge in any cosmetic treatment.

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Innovative plant-based face mask enters naturals market

25-Oct-2016 - As face masks continue to grow in popularity, merging this dominant trend with the naturals market leverages its appeal to skin care-conscious consumers.

Japan bans 19 ingredients used in medicated soaps

20-Oct-2016 - Following the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision that antibacterial wash manufacturers must ban 19 ingredients from their products within one year, Japan has announced it has already put...

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How Pollution Protection is transforming APAC cosmetics Part II

20-Oct-2016 - Anti-pollution products are one of the most sought after trends within the APAC region and with innovative developments, consumer attitudes and events all focusing on pollution protective cosmetics products, it...

Digital printing innovations at Sino-Label 2017

20-Oct-2016 - Sino-Label 2017, which will take place in China, will house a variety of leading brands demonstrating their cutting-edge label printing technologies.

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How Pollution Protection is transforming APAC cosmetics Part I

19-Oct-2016 - As consumers are increasingly searching for ways to protect their skin from pollution, we spoke to Christina Ho, Regional Skin Care Marketing Manager for Asia Pacific at cosmetics manufacturer Croda...

Aviation and Luxury: The New Cosmetics Collaboration?

19-Oct-2016 - As Etihad Airways announces its collaboration with leading fashion and beauty brands, we spoke to Vivienne Rudd, ‎Director of Global Insight and Innovation, Beauty & Personal Care at Mintel on...

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What’s influencing the Japanese naturals market?

19-Oct-2016 - As consumers seek natural and organic cosmetic products, we deliver the second part of our interview with Jorge Larranaga, Senior Manager Manufacturing Division at Number Three in Japan on what...

DSM awarded fair trade certification

18-Oct-2016 - A leading ingredients supplier, DSM, has announced that one of its sites has been awarded a Fair Trade certification.

Ant Capital Partners acquires Kagayaku Cosmetics

18-Oct-2016 - Japanese private investment fund, Ant Bridge, has acquired a 100% stake in Japan-based cosmetic producer Kagayaku Cosmetics (previously-named Sojitz Cosmetics).

Packaging Design Pentawards winners announced in Shanghai

18-Oct-2016 - The 2016 Pentawards in Shanghai, China, marks the 10th anniversary of the packaging design industry awards.

Korean Leaders Cosmetics team up to market sun care products

18-Oct-2016 - Leaders Cosmetics, a global leader in facial masks and skincare products, has joined the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) as an official marketing partner.

Nivea France supports creative daycare children centres

14-Oct-2016 - Nivea is getting behind an initiative that runs after school childcare centres around France.

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Industry insight into formulation challenges

13-Oct-2016 - With innovation and product development needed to access new markets and regions, stable formulations that offer long-term benefits and production efficiency are high on the agenda.

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Strict selection process leads anti-pollution skin care development

13-Oct-2016 - As consumers become increasingly aware and concerned about the effect pollution has on the skin, we speak to Alain Khaiat, President at Seers Consulting who gives us the latest on...

South Korea innovates global face mask market

13-Oct-2016 - With the K-beauty phenomenon continuing to be an explosive trend, one Korean-based face mask brand is set to transform the skin care market in the US.

Farouk Systems strengthens hair care partnership with Korea’s LG H&H

12-Oct-2016 - The two companies already collaborate, but a new deal lets Farouk and LG H&H advance manufacturing and distribution internationally.

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