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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.

BeYu to open 300 stores in India

21-Jun-2017 - German cosmetics brand, BeYu, is set to launch its collection in multiple cities around India.

Vacuumed pores make it onto skin care to-do list

20-Jun-2017 - Skin vacuuming is the latest trend to hit Korea and Asia-Pacific as consumers seek to improve their skin’s appearance.

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Trend predictions in APAC: What’s in store?

20-Jun-2017 - Belinda Carli, Director of the Institute of Personal Care Science, takes us through the latest consumers’ needs and preferences evolving in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) cosmetics industry.

Shiseido targets working females with virtual cosmetics app

20-Jun-2017 - The Japanese personal care company’s TeleBeauty app has four make up patterns that can be digitally applied by users to maximise appearance online.

In-cosmetics Korea reveals top trends at this week’s show

19-Jun-2017 - The personal care ingredients exhibition returns this week to COEX centre, Seoul, Korea between 20-22 June 2017.

Moisturising: It’s not just skin deep

19-Jun-2017 - The hybridisation trend has been on the up in recent years, with consumers looking for skin care products that provide multiple benefits.

Croma-Pharma steps up anti-ageing cosmeceutical presence in China

14-Jun-2017 - The pharmaceutical company, Croma Pharma, celebrates two major breakthroughs in the Chinese market.

Save the date for our 2017 Skincare Ingredients conference – June 21st

14-Jun-2017 - Cosmetics Design is readying its seventh annual edition of the Skincare Ingredients online conference, a chance to keep up to date on trends, network and stay on top of this...

@cosme names best cosmetics awards 2017 mid-year winners

14-Jun-2017 - istyle-owned beauty review site, @cosme, reveals its best colour cosmetics and skin care brands in Asia.

Chinese strategic agreement focuses on plant-based cosmetics

14-Jun-2017 - Leading Chinese plant-based producer, Shineco, and biomass refining company, Beijing Zhongke Biorefinery Engineering Technology, have entered into a strategic cooperation agreement to create the Institute of Chinese Apocynum Industrial Technology...

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Emotions dominate make up selection

13-Jun-2017 - Customisation and personalisation within colour cosmetics has been a hot trend of 2017, so we caught up with Marty Lumain, a Chemical Engineer at Seppic to talk about the role...

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Nail care part II: Restoration, health and treatment

13-Jun-2017 - With nail innovations at the top of the agenda for producers and consumers, we continued our conversation with Charlotte Libby, Global Colour Cosmetics and Fragrance at Mintel on the importance...

Shiseido launches new Waso skin care line

13-Jun-2017 - Japanese multinational personal care company, Shiseido, prepares to reveal its new Waso range of products designed for the Millennial demographic.

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Nail care part I: Format, claims and textures revolutionise development

12-Jun-2017 - As the Asia-Pacific (APAC) nail care sector is seeing the arrival of new and innovative approaches to design and branding, we asked Charlotte Libby, Global Colour Cosmetics and Fragrance at...

L’Oréal launches an in-house app to welcome new hires

08-Jun-2017 - The beauty maker’s Fit Culture App is the first of its kind, a global digital tool that introduces new L’Oréal employees to the ins and outs of company culture—a culture...

Euromonitor International reveals Japanese natural and organic boost

07-Jun-2017 - Japanese cosmetics consumers demand “healthier, safer and more ethically conscious products” resulting from changing lifestyles, which is generating growing interest in the natural, organic and environmentally-friendly cosmetics areas.   ...

Kao sets up new Filippino manufacturing facility

07-Jun-2017 - After announcing its global expansion plans in its recently-released K20 plan, Kao opens a production plant in the Philippines.

in-cosmetics Korea launches product trails

06-Jun-2017 - As in-cosmetics Korea 2017 approaches, we take a look at the latest moisturisers, natural actives, anti-ageing and anti-wrinkle names and items revealed in the event's new product trails.

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Anti-pollution breaks into hair care and colour cosmetics

05-Jun-2017 - With the effects of pollution remaining a prominent concern for conscious consumers, we ask Sharon Kwek, Senior Innovation and Insights Analyst, Beauty and Personal Care at Mintel, how companies are...

Special newsletter - Indie brands

How brands, big and small, are appealing to consumers’ emotions

05-Jun-2017 - Welcome to the latest special edition newsletter on indie brands, looking at how organisations are striving to understand consumer emotions to drive new product developments and marketing techniques.

Sulwhasoo prepares to open first Paris store

02-Jun-2017 - AmorePacific-owned Sulwhasoo enters the Parisian marketplace by getting ready to exclusively launch at Galeries Lafayette in Paris, France, in September 2017.

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Food waste enters cosmetics formulations part II: Revenue-building

31-May-2017 - As organisations develop their sustainability plans, David Tyrrell, Global Skincare Analyst for beauty and personal care at Mintel looks at how the innovative use of food waste is providing revenue-building...

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Food waste enters cosmetics formulations part I: Innovation opportunities

30-May-2017 - As organisations develop their sustainability plans, David Tyrrell, Global Skincare Analyst for beauty and personal care at Mintel looks at how food waste is attracting both large-scale and niche companies.

Kao releases its mid-term K20 plan

29-May-2017 - On 18th May 2017, cosmetics and chemical name, Kao, revealed its 2017 Integrated Report detailing how it plans to expand globally over the next four years.

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Sunless tanning: Is there a niche?

29-May-2017 - While sunless tanner sales rise in the West, we spoke to Jane Jang, Senior Beauty Analyst at Mintel on why the market remains still in Asia as consumers opt for...

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