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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.

What’s next in the K-Beauty boom?

29-Sep-2016 - The K-Beauty boom shows no signs of slowing down and is evolving to keep up with consumer demands.

Will the future of ethical labelling be defined by fragmentation or integration?

27-Sep-2016 - As the number of ethical labels in Asia’s cosmetics industry is developing rapidly, will new ethical, health and environmental labels join the dominant natural and organic segment? And how can...

IASC says global aloe market continues to expand

26-Sep-2016 - Despite recent regulatory slings and arrows the aloe market continues to expand, a trade organization representative said.

Natural and organic labelling rise set to continue

22-Sep-2016 - The global cosmetics industry has seen a considerable increase in the use of ethical, natural and organic labels, which is having a positive effect on the Asia-Pacific market.

Amway India relaunches Attitude Skin Care

22-Sep-2016 - As the Indian region is hotly anticipated as the next big market in Asia, Amway India appeals to its youth with Attitude's Skin Care range.

Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

An intro to the Cosmetics Design Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

21-Sep-2016 - Natural beauty and personal care ingredients, sustainable sourcing and manufacturing practices, and consumer interest in ethical business, environmental issues, and wellness lifestyles are the top-level trends tying this Cosmetics Design...

Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

Why indie beauty and the organic, ‘clean’ trend are natural bedfellows

21-Sep-2016 - Indie beauty and the naturals trends are both seeing above-market-average, impressive growth. We take a look at how they connect, overlap and are even helping to boost each others’ sales.

Euromonitor on the rise of the ‘eco-worrier’ and what it means for beauty

21-Sep-2016 - Euromonitor has released a report on the ‘eco-worrier’ global consumer profile, and explained what impact their spending habits will have on beauty.

K-Beauty Bangkok Expo to showcase Korea’s cosmetics market

21-Sep-2016 - K-Beauty Bangkok Expo, a new collaboration with Kintex (Korea International Exhibition Centre), will feature at this year’s Beyond Beauty ASEAN-Bangkok (BBAB) annual cosmetics trade show and conference between 22-24 September...

in-cosmetics Asia 2016 presents latest innovations in beauty and personal care

20-Sep-2016 - This year’s event, which houses hundreds of leading global innovative brands, will focus on changing consumer demands in product selection, placement and pricing.

Cosmoprof Asia 2016 to highlight global brands and emerging trends in the APAC market

15-Sep-2016 - More than 2,700 companies will exhibit at the six-day Cosmoprof Asia 2016 event, which will showcase leading international brands in two of Hong Kong’s premier venues.

Skin care devices market set for highest pace growth in APAC region

15-Sep-2016 - A Transparency Market Research (TMR) report outlines the prominent skin care device trends and current market activity within Asia and highlights its future potential.

Memebox uses digital opportunities to launch makeup and skincare brands

08-Sep-2016 - After raising $65.95 mn, Memebox will expand and create new makeup and skincare brands at its high street stores in Asia and new online store.

Can the popularity of Facekinis be attributed to the skin whitening trend?

08-Sep-2016 - As the popularity of Facekinis has continued over the summer, is this an extension of the prominent skin whitening trend or merely a fashion statement?

Beyond Beauty ASEAN-Bangkok to showcase leading brands and trends in APAC

08-Sep-2016 - Over 1,500 brands are expected to exhibit at this year’s Beyond Beauty ASEAN-Bangkok, generating $50mn worth of trade and contributing towards the significant growth within the APAC region.

**Special Focus: Fragrance**

Fragrance in Europe: a mid-year roundup of 2016 developments

02-Sep-2016 - In this special on the fragrance segment, we take a look back through our archives at the latest innovations, acquisitions and business strategies from fragrance players across the supply chain,...

Personal care set to remain a separate retail channel in India

31-Aug-2016 - Food retailers have been lobbying the Indian government for years to be able to sell personal care products, but government officials have once again vetoed any amendments to the law.

2016 - a momentous year for the halal segment in Asia

24-Aug-2016 - In 2016, Cosmetics Design witnessed brands and governments in non-Muslim majority countries in Asia become more eager than ever to invest and grow the halal industry. Here, we take a...

Henkel and BASF collaborate to make Indonesia palm production more viable

23-Aug-2016 - Targeting the fact that 40% of the world's palm oil is produced by small- to medium sized farmers, BASF and Henkel have collaborated with development organisation Solidaridad to help make...

Why is the Vietnamese cosmetic market dominated by multinationals?

23-Aug-2016 - Multinational and foreign cosmetic and personal care companies are fast taking control of the growing number of opportunities in the country’s expanding industry.

Perfect365 makeup app partners with Naked Cosmetics

22-Aug-2016 - The digital makeover tool business continues to expand. Perfect365 is a case in point, teaming with beauty bloggers and YouTube stars for a new feature, adding patriotic looks to coincide...

Country Focus: Indonesia

Opportunity in Indonesia sparks race for market entry and expansion

19-Aug-2016 - Indonesia is powering ahead in terms of economic development, driven by rapid growth in the population and the economy. And this is translating into a surge in beauty product spend...

SPECIAL FOCUS: CLEAN BEAUTY AND WELLNESS

Rise of wellness: the ‘clean beauty’ trend

12-Aug-2016 - Linked closely with the rise of the clean eating trend, clean beauty is quietly becoming something of craze. In this newsletter special, we review our archives to follow its rise,...

Special Focus: Skin Whitening

Why the dynamics are changing for skin whitening in Asia

11-Aug-2016 - Skin whitening has been a mega trend in Asia for a number of years now, but with questions over the safety of some ingredients and several skin whitening campaigns causing...

Second edition of Personal Care India Expo opens this month

10-Aug-2016 - The Personal Care India Expo will open its doors in New Delhi later this month, following the success of the first event held in conjunction with industries bodies.

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