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Are you looking to know which markets are dominating Asia or if male grooming is taking off on the region? 

Here you can stay up speed with the latest consumer trends, expert insight and market developments in Asia Pacific.

Special newsletter: Men's grooming

The Men’s Grooming Special Edition Newsletter

25-Mar-2015 - Today we are publishing the first of our special edition newsletters for 2015, and to kick things off we are taking you on an extensive exploration of the men’s grooming...

Special newsletter - Men's grooming

What do men want? Navigating Asia's male grooming demand

25-Mar-2015 - As Western males start to experiment with a grooming regime, Asian men are looking for more complex solutions that go beyond maintaining hygiene and appearance. However, with no two markets...

Special Newsletter – Men’s Grooming

Men’s trends: natural, youthful, primal

25-Mar-2015 - Underlying the latest men’s grooming product trends here in the States is a longing for wellness. Be they topical skin care items, anti-aging creams, facial hair care essentials or nutraceuticals,...

US Consumers trust Pantene, Neutrogena, Maybelline

23-Mar-2015 - Market researcher BrandSpark announced the results of its 2015 most-trusted brands study on Friday, with rankings in 39 personal care and beauty categories.

Post PCHi: we talk technology and e-commerce with show organisers

18-Mar-2015 - The PCHi 2015 event has continued the strong growth pattern with organiser Reed Sinopharm claiming visitor numbers were up 12% in the first two days as e-commerce and the role...

A sneak peek at in-cosmetics Seoul’s programme

18-Mar-2015 - The event will open its doors June 15 – 16, at the Coex Exhibition Centre in Seoul Korea, and has already attracted more than 150 exhibitors to invest in stands,...

PCHi 2015: all the highlights of the biggest show to date

17-Mar-2015 - PCHi 2015 once again broke all records, with more exhibitors and visitor numbers up by double-digit figures. This Cosmetics Design gallery brings you some of the most interesting news from...

Consumers see the beauty world through screens – marketers take note!

13-Mar-2015 - The purchasing behaviour of hair and skin care products does not match many brands’ marketing strategies as the dynamics of beauty marketing have changed across the globe – so it...

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Bad news burns advertising dollars - Proactive sustainability programs are key

11-Mar-2015 - Sustainability is not a new topic to our industry, but it has seen a big development from a consumer perspective over the last few years and while this concerns cosmetics...

Asia in Focus

Trend tour! Check out Asia's latest innovations...

10-Mar-2015 - From unusual ingredients to new product concepts. Here are six trends not to be missed this March...

Why keeping on top of Asia's face cleansing regimes will open doors...

10-Mar-2015 - When it comes to understanding consumer beauty preferences, the devil is in the detail, like knowing how many steps are in Asian consumers face cleansing routines for example.

PCHi 2015 opens its doors in Guangzhou next week

05-Mar-2015 - The PCHi event will open its doors in Guangzhou, China next week, and Cosmetics Design will be there to cover several new and expanded aspects of the show.

Japan's tax free stores boosting cosmetics spending

05-Mar-2015 - Japanese stores offering tourists tax free shopping have hit their government target five years early, as the number offering the service shot up by 60% in the last six months. ...

Cosmetics Design's colour cosmetics forum kicks off today!

04-Mar-2015 - There's still time left to register for Cosmetics Design's multifunctional colour cosmetics forum, where our panel of experts will discuss the latest innovations and challenges of a segment where alphabet creams...

Test Yourself!

What happened last month?!'s quiz!

03-Mar-2015 - Have you been paying attention to the breaking news this month? Well here is your chance to test yourself on the stories that were reported on in February...

Singapore based hair salons turn to Gamurai for creative tech solutions

03-Mar-2015 - A need to serve digitally savvy consumers, empower busy staff and connect it all to the business behind the brand is leading companies around the globe to opt for customizable...

Beauty Expo to highlight Asian Brand Building Lab

03-Mar-2015 - The China Beauty Expo will highlight innovation in new Asian brands with a dedicated floor area that will platform the latest launches thanks to a partnership with Centdegres.

China cosmetics market continues to post double-digit growth

03-Mar-2015 - Although the slowdown in the growth of the China economy has put the brakes on the cosmetics market, growth last year still registered in double-digit figures and is forecast to...

Cosmetics Design editorial calendar - Your industry needs you!

02-Mar-2015 - Cosmetics Design has plenty of dedicated webinar events and special newsletterslined up for you in 2015. This article highlights what we have in store and also serves as an invitation...

ASEAN market for organic cosmetics set to boom

26-Feb-2015 - Demand for organic cosmetics in the ASEAN countries is set to explode over the next few years as consumers continue to upgrade to products they deem to be healthier.

Gold dust masks - are they a patch on Asia's sophisticated face sheets?

25-Feb-2015 - There's always a new craze in skin care. Right now, 24 carat gold dust face treatments are all the rage in the West, but will this catch on in Asia -...

in-cosmetics Korea ‘almost sold out’, say organisers

25-Feb-2015 - The in-cosmetics event has been very well received in South Korea. So well, that organiser Reed Exhibitions claims the event is almost sold out, with four months to go until...

Rising cosmetics demand drives fatty acid esters market

25-Feb-2015 - The global fatty acid esters market is set to continue its growth over the next five years thanks to demand from the cosmetics and personal care industry, with significant demand...

Women now being advised to shave their faces for 'anti-ageing benefits'

24-Feb-2015 - Women with dark facial hair have always sought out ways to remove it by way of laser, threading or waxing. Now, they are being advised to shave their faces as...

Kanebo breaks into men’s prestige skin care category

19-Feb-2015 - Kanebo, a brand known in Asia more for its mass market lines, has launched a men’s skin care range that targets the growing market for prestige products in Japan.

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