Breaking News on Cosmetics Formulation & Packaging in Asia-PacificEU editionUS edition

Regions > All Asia-Pacific

All Asia-Pacific

The Asia Pacific region is one of the most dynamic and diverse markets in the cosmetics industry with various innovations and regulations within the region. This section compiles a list of all the news and developments in the region.

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...

Exclusive interview

How Pollution Protection is transforming APAC cosmetics Part II

20-Oct-2016 - Anti-pollution products are one of the most sought after trends within the APAC region and with innovative developments, consumer attitudes and events all focusing on pollution protective cosmetics products, it...

Exclusive interview

How Pollution Protection is transforming APAC cosmetics Part I

19-Oct-2016 - As consumers are increasingly searching for ways to protect their skin from pollution, we spoke to Christina Ho, Regional Skin Care Marketing Manager for Asia Pacific at cosmetics manufacturer Croda...

Aviation and Luxury: The New Cosmetics Collaboration?

19-Oct-2016 - As Etihad Airways announces its collaboration with leading fashion and beauty brands, we spoke to Vivienne Rudd, ‎Director of Global Insight and Innovation, Beauty & Personal Care at Mintel on...

Ant Capital Partners acquires Kagayaku Cosmetics

18-Oct-2016 - Japanese private investment fund, Ant Bridge, has acquired a 100% stake in Japan-based cosmetic producer Kagayaku Cosmetics (previously-named Sojitz Cosmetics).

Packaging Design Pentawards winners announced in Shanghai

18-Oct-2016 - The 2016 Pentawards in Shanghai, China, marks the 10th anniversary of the packaging design industry awards.

Exclusive interview

Industry insight into formulation challenges

13-Oct-2016 - With innovation and product development needed to access new markets and regions, stable formulations that offer long-term benefits and production efficiency are high on the agenda.

Exclusive interview

Strict selection process leads anti-pollution skin care development

13-Oct-2016 - As consumers become increasingly aware and concerned about the effect pollution has on the skin, we speak to Alain Khaiat, President at Seers Consulting who gives us the latest on...

Exclusive interview

AmorePacific prioritises product sustainability

12-Oct-2016 - As sustainability continues to grow in the natural and organic sector, we spoke to Jun-Seong Park, Heritage Material Research Team Leader/Manager, R&D Unit at AmorePacific, who emphasises that “product sustainability...

Asian markets up since consumption tax cut

12-Oct-2016 - Recent results show higher markets, following China’s removal and reduction of its consumption tax on the cosmetics sector.

Skin whitening in India gathers pace

11-Oct-2016 - As the Indian skin-whitening market focuses on beauty-enhancing claims around health, David Tyrrell, Global Analyst at Mintel says “brands need to take the ethical high-ground when talking about fairer skin...

Printing South China 2017 highlights technological advancements in packaging

11-Oct-2016 - Technologically advanced packaging will be the key theme at the event in March 2017, offering international exhibitors and visitors the latest in dynamic and smart cosmetic packaging.

New skin care actives and pigments launch

06-Oct-2016 - Azelis and Tagra Biotechnologies team up to launch skin care actives and pigments in India, Australia and New Zealand.

Exclusive interview

H&M drives sustainability efforts

06-Oct-2016 - With the announcement that H&M hopes to launch a sustainable make-up line, natural and organic development is high on the global leader’s agenda.

What does pollution mean for your skin?

06-Oct-2016 - This is the question in-cosmetics Asia 2016’s New Spotlight On feature will examine when it will display a range of anti-pollution products and the latest innovative ingredients helping to redress...

DKSH and Henkel collaborate in Singapore

05-Oct-2016 - DKSH, the leading market expansion services provider with a direct focus on Asia, is progressing its partnership with hair care producer Henkel in Singapore, by extending the alliance to include...

Key green acquisitions

04-Oct-2016 - Following Unilever’s purchase of Seventh Generation, which marks the latest in a series of green acquisitions, we take a look at the latest mergers and acquisitions in Asia-Pacific and why...

Tokyo Pack 2016 - packaging innovations to dominate cosmetics

04-Oct-2016 - Tokyo Pack 2016 will display the latest packaging innovations to show the Japanese consumer-led market what it can expect to see in 2017 and beyond.

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.

Wipro Consumer Care acquisition creates South China opportunities

29-Sep-2016 - The India-based FMCG  company, Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting, hopes its acquisition of Zhongshan Ma Er, a family-run Chinese business, will leverage its position in the South Chinese market.

Intelligent manufacturing drives industry 4.0 innovation

29-Sep-2016 - The Chinaplas 2017 trade exhibition focuses on ideas, intelligent manufacturing and the environment to push intelligent manufacturing.

Print-a-perm? L’Oréal aims to lead on bioprinting hair

28-Sep-2016 - L’Oréal has announced the launch of a partnership aimed at developing the bioprinting of  hair follicles.

P&G Specialty Beauty Business revamps marketing strategy with Hyland

28-Sep-2016 - Multinational manufacturer, P&G, has placed Hyland Media in charge of its media activities, one month before the Coty merger is expected to be finalised.

ISO 16128 and national standards set to create global consistency

28-Sep-2016 - As the natural and organic cosmetics market remains fragmented yet in a state of rapid growth, the ISO 16128, along with national standards, aim to provide consumers with transparency and confidence.

Exclusive interview

How smart packaging is shaping the beauty products of tomorrow, Part II

27-Sep-2016 - Smart packaging is without doubt one of the most exciting and potentially revolutionary technologies to ever impact the beauty industry.

Key Industry Events


Access all events listing

Our events, Shows & Conferences...

On demand Supplier Webinars

RoyalEpigen P5: epigenetic science from royal jelly
Mibelle Biochemistry
All supplier webinars