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The rise in disposable income has led to a higher expenditure in beauty and personal care, including demand for more sophisticated products in China. It is now a market offering some of the best opportunities for cosmetics industry particularly in men’s grooming and hair care. The region also covers the Hong Kong, Macao, Mongolia, and Taiwan markets.

Sephora extends its reach in e-commerce in China with JD.com

20-May-2015 - E-commerce in China is a valuable investment for international players - if done in the right way. Recognising the challenges in this arena, beauty retailer Sephora has turned to e-mall, 'Jingding'...

Chanel - favoured by China’s luxury consumers

13-May-2015 - According to L2’s Digital IQ Index, Chanel is the luxury brand China's shoppers are most likely to buy, thanks in part to social media platforms helping to influence and facilitate the purchase. ...

A look at Fujifilm's astaxanthin 'breakthrough' in skin care...

06-May-2015 - By transferring its' expertise with antioxidant astaxanthin to cosmetics, Fujifilm has been making serious headway in Asia with the Astalift skin-care range.

Shiseido unveils three year restructuring programme

06-May-2015 - Targeting structural issues for both the company’s domestic and international businesses, the Shiseido three year restructuring programme aims at renewed growth through investment in ‘aggressive marketing’.

CIRS summit to address 'series of tremendous changes' in regulations

05-May-2015 - Asia has become one of the biggest cosmetic markets in recent years, among which, China is the most prominent. In an effort to help the industry get to grips with...

L'Oreal brings virtual reality experience to Hong Kong

30-Apr-2015 - International cosmetics giant L’Oreal has taken its' beauty app 'Makeup Genius' to Hong Kong which allows customers to test the brand's products using their mobile phones or tablets as a virtual...

Pola Orbis to see profits of 20 billion yen in 2015

29-Apr-2015 - Japanese cosmetics giant, Pola Orbis has refocused its' strategy in China, stepping up internet sales and streamlining its' efforts to put it on track for a year ending profit of around 20...

in-cosmetics coverage

Regulatory expert discusses navigation of China cosmetics market

21-Apr-2015 - We speak with Tommy Kong to find out more about China market regulations and the type of strategies that are most effective for entry into the vast and still fast-growing...

Exclusive interview

P&G looks to expand its anti-pollution skin care offerings

16-Apr-2015 - In Asia, Procter & Gamble is already at the forefront in providing anti-pollution skin care solutions. In the second part of this exclusive interview we take a look at the...

Korean TV shows boosting cosmetics sales in China

16-Apr-2015 - Demand for Korean beauty products is soaring in China, and sources now reckon this is thanks in large part to the influx of Korean television drama in the country.

Exclusive interview

P&G research stays one step ahead on anti-pollution skin care

15-Apr-2015 - Anti-pollution is a claim we are starting to see more and more of on skin care products in Asia, and increasingly worldwide. This exclusive interview lifts the lid on how...

L'Oreal branching out with first Asian-American brand ambassador

15-Apr-2015 - Ever on the look out to maximise its presence in the fast-growing ethnic personal care category, L’Oreal has announced the signing of its first Asian-American brand ambassador, model Soo Joo...

Asia in Focus

The power of Asia's beauty bloggers: Who they are and what markets they influence

14-Apr-2015 - In Asia, more and more consumers have turned to social media for guidance on trends and style. In fact, 40 per cent of China's online shoppers read and post reviews about products – more...

Sorbet natural cosmetics making headway in NZ

09-Apr-2015 - An ambitious Christchurch cosmetics start-up is elbowing its' way to the forefront of New Zealand's cosmetics market. Which just goes to show that it's not just the big players changing...

2015: The Year of the Chinese Mask

09-Apr-2015 - More and more Asian beauty industry shows have been dedicating areas to face mask investment and innovation, dubbing 2015 'The Year of the Chinese Mask.'

Chinese brands have new edge on competition with tea flavored toothpaste

02-Apr-2015 - By catering to the Chinese palate, domestic personal care brands are managing to hold off international competition in oral care with green tea flavored products.

China Beauty Expo readies for its 20th anniversary edition

01-Apr-2015 - One of the biggest beauty events in the world will open its doors in Shanghai next month. And stressing its size, this year the China Beauty Expo will be showcasing...

HK businesses losing out as tensions continue over 'parallel traders'

31-Mar-2015 - As some Hong Kong protesters continue to harass tourists, retailers are baring the brunt, as shoppers from the mainland and even local residents are put off by the confrontation at...

Nu Skin gets the go ahead for China's Zhejiang Province

25-Mar-2015 - International skin care player, Nu Skin has been given the go ahead to begin direct selling in China's Zhejiang Province, bringing its' global presence to a total of 30 cities in...

PCHi insight: Part One

Mibelle: "Consumers now believe 'Made In China' can represent high quality"

24-Mar-2015 - Here, Cosmetics Design catches up with Dr. Fred Zulli, managing director of Mibelle Biochemistry, to find out how the Switzerland-based biotechnology ingredients provider is planning on increasing its footprint in...

Jumei sees slump in orders despite Q4 tipped to be the strongest..

24-Mar-2015 - The fourth quarter is reported to be the strongest for China’s online retailers, thanks to shopping holidays like Singles' Day. However, Jumei seen a decrease in total orders in 2014 by 5.9% to...

CFDA to tighten supervision around cosmetics

24-Mar-2015 - China's FDA has announced its' plans to tighten the regulation around cosmetics in the country.

Scientists say fish embryo test can screen more than 1,000 toxins at one time

19-Mar-2015 - Hong Kong based biotech company, Vitargent has developed a technology that uses fish embryos to test for toxic substances in everything from cosmetics to food. 

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...

LG Household & Healthcare reveals plans for growth in China

18-Mar-2015 - Korean consumer goods giant LG Household and Health Care has revealed China to be its' main focus this year with new products.