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Green Cosmetics

Sustainability has developed from an industry buzzword to a necessity for cosmetics firms, with developments in green chemistry, formulation and packaging. Here Cosmetics Design looks at the latest news and innovations in green cosmetics.

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Sustainability goals for 2017 and beyond part II: improving environmental and social impact

05-Dec-2016 - As APAC companies develop sustainability targets that make both an environmental and social difference in 2017, we spoke to Amarjit Sahota, Director of Organic Monitor about the cosmetics industry's key concerns...

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Anti-pollution product launches Part II: APAC popularity influences global industry

30-Nov-2016 - As APAC is home to over a third of all anti-pollution product launches in 2016, in the second part of this article we spoke to Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal...

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Sustainability goals for 2017 and beyond part I: resources and ethical labelling

30-Nov-2016 - As the latest Sustainable Cosmetics Summit took place earlier this month, in this two-part article we discuss with Amarjit Sahota, Director of Organic Monitor, the key sustainability topics on the cosmetics agenda...

Halal fragrances to lead growing ethical sector, report states

29-Nov-2016 - Increasing awareness among consumers about halal-certified products boosts the demand for Halal cosmetics and the fragrance sector, in particular, which is expected to generate the largest CAGR during the forecast...

Cosmoprof Asia 2016 names first Innovation Circle Award winners

28-Nov-2016 - Cosmoprof Asia 2016 saw 650 new companies attend its two-venue event and inaugural Innovation Circle Awards.

Korea to inspire at International Beauty Expo 2016

23-Nov-2016 - The 14th International Beauty Expo Korea will take place between 25th -27th November 2016 at COEX complex, Seoul, South Korea.

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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...

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...

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How brands can evolve in personal care market part II

15-Nov-2016 - Part II: Key trendsIn our second installment, we spoke to Vito Consiglio, Vice President, Personal and Home Care, Ashland, about the key trends influencing product development and strategic planning within...

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.

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.

Greenpeace calls for microplastic ban and clear labelling

09-Nov-2016 - Greenpeace identifies microplastics in five leading cosmetic retailers and concludes that almost 50% of the brands’ products have inadequate labelling.

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...

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Paw Paw fruit enters multifunctional cosmetics market

03-Nov-2016 - As consumers increasingly seek products that serve a variety of cosmetic and beauty needs, we spoke to Cynthia Leung, Brand Manager at The Australian Paw Paw Company about market opportunities,...

Ingredients shortlisted for Innovation Zone New Ingredient Awards

02-Nov-2016 - Ten of the cosmetic industry’s most innovative new ingredients have been selected as finalists in the in-cosmetics Asia Best Ingredient Awards.

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Digital landscape set to revolutionise consumer and brand habits

01-Nov-2016 - Customisation, wellness and digital retailing are three of the main trends in the Asian-Pacific cosmetics market that look set to take shape and continue to grow in 2017 and beyond.

Cosmoprof Asia 2016 launches the World Asia Forum

01-Nov-2016 - This year, the renowned cosmetics event will introduce the World Asia Forum, its 2016 educational programme. 

Shiseido starts construction on Japanese Global Innovation Centre

01-Nov-2016 - Shiseido, the leading Japanese multinational personal company, has started construction on its Global Innovation Centre (GIC).

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...

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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.

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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Innovative plant-based face mask enters naturals market

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

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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.

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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