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Water conservation part I: Where beauty meets sustainability

04-Jan-2017 - Water is now being seen by the beauty, cosmetics and personal care industries as a scarce luxury that must be conserved.

Samsung announces new creative skincare projects

03-Jan-2017 - Samsung Electronics will reveal its latest S-Skin and Lumini skin care solutions to the global marketplace in a bid to encourage creative technologies in the beauty place.

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Teen and Tween market: Key target audience in 2017

03-Jan-2017 - The beauty and cosmetics industries in APAC continue to prioritise market understanding, innovation and creativity, along with research and development to launch revolutionary products that appeal to both domestic and...

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24 hour beauty part II: Trends leading the beauty regime revolution

21-Dec-2016 - In the second part of our interview with Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst at Mintel, we asked her about emerging trends that are set to...

Don't forget to make your submission to the Beauty Industry Awards!

20-Dec-2016 - The first submissions are coming in for the Beauty Industry Awards so you don't want to miss out on getting your own entries into this industry leading competition that will...

Chinese selfie app Meitu now worth €605 mn

20-Dec-2016 - Meitu, the China-based photo app and mobile phone producer that enables its user to create, enhance and share images as part of the ever-popular selfie culture, is set to generate...

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24 hour beauty part I: Pollution is top concern for beauty consumers

20-Dec-2016 - As APAC consumers demand additional beauty solutions that last throughout the day and night, we spoke to Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst at Mintel about...

LG H&H and Kao get an A for sustainable water initiatives

20-Dec-2016 - Japan and South Korea lead the way for effective water resource management leadership, a new report finds.

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Social media - the digital marketing channel of choice part II: Targeting audiences is key

19-Dec-2016 - In the second part our interview with Belinda Carli, Director of Institute of Personal Care Science, Australia, we explore how brands can best maximise their impact online using relevant social...

The evolution of the Halal trend part III: Mintel presents hijab hair care opportunities

14-Dec-2016 - As the halal market in APAC moves beyond its niche market appeal, we take a look at the growing potential of the halal and hijab hair care sector.

Three-quarters of Singaporean consumers seek personalised rewards, study finds

14-Dec-2016 - A recent study conducted by ICLP, a marketing company specialising in building consumer loyalty, reveals that 75% of Singaporean consumers demand personalised rewards from retailers in exchange for brand loyalty.

Shiseido to invest millions in beauty startups

13-Dec-2016 - As Shiseido prepares to invest up to ¥3 billion (€24.8 mn) in start-up ventures, the cosmetic giant’s new team will be on the lookout for technologically-advanced concepts and innovations that complement...

Luxe Pack Shanghai 2017: Exploring culture and new technologies

13-Dec-2016 - The 10th anniversary of the creative packaging event will take place on 12th-13th April 2017 at Shanghai Exhibition Centre, China.

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The evolution of the halal trend part II: Indonesia leads innovation

13-Dec-2016 - In the second part of our article with Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst at Mintel, we spoke about the growing popularity of halal products and...

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The evolution of the halal trend part I: Creating new target markets

12-Dec-2016 - As the number of facial skin care products with Halal claims in APAC continues to rise steadily, we asked Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst...

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Social media - digital marketing channel of choice part I: Growth opportunities for all

12-Dec-2016 - As both startups and established conglomerates have the opportunity to utilise social media to generate healthy brand loyalty and returns on investment (ROI), we spoke to Belinda Carli, Director of...

Hax pairs with Johnson & Johnson to create personal care accelerator programme

12-Dec-2016 - China-based Hax, which specialises in providing seed investment for hardware startups, has joined forces with personal care giant Johnson & Johnson to create a new acceleration initiative.

Euromonitor: Catch up with major trends in beauty and personal care

09-Dec-2016 - Joanna Chan, research analyst at Euromonitor International, reveals her picks of the major global trends in beauty and personal care tipped to drive the industry in the coming period.

The Beauty Industry Awards are now open for submissions

07-Dec-2016 - The most comprehensive and far-reaching awards for the global beauty industry are now open for submissions that will recognize the most outstanding achievements.

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Gastronomia part 2: What’s next for natural ingredients?

07-Dec-2016 - With companies taking inspiration from the food and drinks industry, we asked Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst at Mintel how the sector is impacting ingredient...

Australia partners with Amyris to create Southeast Asia biotechnology hub

07-Dec-2016 - The Queensland Government in Australia collaborates with Amyris to create a new platform for sustainable ingredient production in APAC.

Revlon plans to strengthen presence in India in 2017

07-Dec-2016 - International colour cosmetics brand, Revlon, has plans to launch a significant number of exclusive stores throughout India next year, reports The Economic Times.

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Gastronomia part 1: natural products with a DIY twist

06-Dec-2016 - As consumers continue to opt for natural  ingredients, we spoke to Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst to find out how this popular trend is developing...

Indian Sanghvi Brands opens first Clarins spa

06-Dec-2016 - Luxury salon and spa management company, Sanghvi Brands, launches India’s first Spa by Clarins at the new W Hotel in Goa.

L'Oreal Japan develops musical way to get a grip on hair damage

05-Dec-2016 - L'Oreal Japan develops a way to reveal the level of hair damage through sound and plans to roll out devices in salons next year.

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