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Seppic’s Emogreen wins functional ingredients award

22-Nov-2016 - As Seppic Asia’s Emogreen won the best prize in the functional ingredients category of the Best Ingredient Awards Innovation at in-cosmetics Asia 2016, we spoke to Marty Lumain, Asia Pacific...

South Korea makes first APAC free trade agreement with Central America

22-Nov-2016 - The trade ministry of South Korea, APAC’s leading cosmetics hub, has reached free trade agreements with six Latin American countries - Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama, Guatemala and Nicaragua....

In an open letter to Donald Trump, cosmetic and personal care corporations stand up for Paris Climate Agreement

21-Nov-2016 - In a coordinated effort by some 300+ businesses, ingredient makers and major corporations including Unilever and L’Oréal call on new and current leaders to support a low-carbon economy and keep...

Korean retailer Peach & Lily introduces skin care range

21-Nov-2016 - Korean beauty giant, Peach & Lily, launches its skin care brand, which features its new face mask collection.

Cosmax and Alibaba partner to distribute Korean beauty to China

21-Nov-2016 - Cosmax, South Korea's biggest cosmetics original development manufacturer (ODM), has teamed up with China’s online retailing giant Alibaba to create a new e-commerce platform to distribute Korean cosmetics throughout China....

Unilever China wins Sustainable Business Award

21-Nov-2016 - Unilever China won the Sustainable Business Award for the second time at the recent British Business Awards.

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How brands can evolve in personal care market part III

17-Nov-2016 - Part III: Using science and nature to launch productsIn the final part of our interview, we spoke to Vito Consiglio, Vice President, Personal and Home Care, Ashland, about how Ashland...

Biotherm Homme and David Beckham go digital in Shanghai for new product range

16-Nov-2016 - International celebrity David Beckham and Biotherm Homme, the luxury skincare brand, partner in Shanghai to promote male grooming through its Force Supreme Life Essence range.

Younique uses social media to launch in Hong Kong

16-Nov-2016 - Younique has introduced its cosmetics, beauty and personal care product portfolio, which includes newly-launched products, to the Hong Kong market.

Shiseido expands global R&D at China Innovation Centre

15-Nov-2016 - Shiseido, the leading Japanese multinational personal care producer, has opened a new office building for the Shanghai branch of its China Innovation Centre, to strengthen its R&D capabilities in China....

Active Derm Singapore skin care products go online

15-Nov-2016 - The Singaporean skin care producer has launched its variety of skin and hair care products online in a move that reflects Asia-Pacific's (APAC) focus on e-commerce and digital marketing.

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How brands can evolve in personal care market part I

15-Nov-2016 - Part I: Brand IdentityAs the personal care industry in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region continues to develop and compete with its US and European counterparts, we take an in-depth look at...

Cosmoprof Asia 2016 to opens its doors with education and innovation insights

15-Nov-2016 - Cosmoprof Asia 2016 will open its doors to over 60,000 visitors and approximately 2,700 exhibitors from 46 countries and regions to introduce its new World Asia Forum and Innovation Circle Awards.

MonoSol sees the beauty of dissolvable pods, packs, and films

14-Nov-2016 - The manufacturing company behind P&G’s Tide Pods for laundry and Cascade Action Pacs for automatic dishwashers is expanding into cosmetics and personal care.

Special Newsletter: Sustainaibility

Why are Unilever and L’Oréal leading the way on sustainability?

11-Nov-2016 - The biggest cosmetic and personal care players are making huge inroads on their sustainability objectives, consistently raising the bar in an effort to reduce energy and waste.

LG Household & Health Care subsidiary introduces dermo-cosmetic label Dr. Belmeur

10-Nov-2016 - The Face Shop, a subsidiary of leading cosmetics and personal care producer, LG Household & Health Care, pairs dermatology with cosmetics to launch a new brand called Dr. Belmeur.

Croda invests in three new laboratories in APAC

10-Nov-2016 - Croda International, the British speciality chemicals company, has furthered its plans to open three new laboratories in Greater China, Republic of Korea and Indonesia.

Reader Survey

How will the next presidential administration affect the cosmetics and personal care industry?

10-Nov-2016 - This week the US elected a new president and the whole world is watching to see what comes next. Cosmetics Design has put together a brief, anonymous survey to gather...

Shiseido wins poster award at 29th IFSCC congress

10-Nov-2016 - The leading Japanese personal care producer wins the poster award for its research on dermal cavitation as a skin aging mechanism.

News in brief

Brenntag acquires EPChem’s distribution business

09-Nov-2016 - Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution, signs an agreement to acquire the distribution business of EPChem Group in Singapore.

Shin-Etsu Chemical expands silicone business

09-Nov-2016 - Shin-Etsu Chemical plans to build a new plant in Japan and expand its technical centre in Japan to grow its silicones business.

News in brief

Toyo Ink merges subsidiary companies in France

08-Nov-2016 - Japanese Toyo Ink SC Holdings merges multiple subsidiary companies based in France in a bid to reach the European market.

Personal care brands prepare for in-cosmetics Asia 2016

08-Nov-2016 - in-cosmetics Asia 2016 is set to reveal the latest trends to dominate the Asia-Pacific (APAC) marketplace and will highlight what the personal care and ingredients sectors can expect to see...

IFF acquiring Fragrance Resources

07-Nov-2016 - This month, the international flavor and fragrance company announced plans to buy Fragrance Resources and thereby further focus on regional opportunities in fine fragrance, beauty, personal care, and more.

Symrise nominated as top corporation for sustainability

04-Nov-2016 - Symrise, global fragrance and ingredients supplier, has been picked out for its efforts in sustainability, with the company having been nominated for the 2016 German Sustainability Award.

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