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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.

Male personal care: The market to watch

25-Oct-2016 - The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is anticipated to account for the highest growth rate in the overall male personal care market throughout 2016 to 2022, due increasing consumer demand from countries...

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Targeted delivery systems improve active ingredient applications part I

25-Oct-2016 - The efficient and specific delivery of an ingredient is a critical challenge in any cosmetic treatment.

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Innovative plant-based face mask enters naturals market

25-Oct-2016 - As face masks continue to grow in popularity, merging this dominant trend with the naturals market leverages its appeal to skin care-conscious consumers.

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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...

Digital printing innovations at Sino-Label 2017

20-Oct-2016 - Sino-Label 2017, which will take place in China, will house a variety of leading brands demonstrating their cutting-edge label printing technologies.

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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...

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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...

BASF opens new PVP manufacturing facility in China

05-Oct-2016 - BASF, the inventor of PVP, has opened a new manufacturing complex for the production of polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) located at the BASF site in Shanghai, China.

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...

China cuts cosmetics consumption tax

04-Oct-2016 - China has reduced or removed consumption tax on all cosmetic products in a bid to help improve slowed economic growth.

Nu Skin settles SEC prob

27-Sep-2016 - The global anti-aging and skin care products maker has reached an agreement with the  Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over a probe into the company’s charitable contribution in China....

Personalised skin care technology incorporated into P&G China launch

07-Sep-2016 - OBJ’s micro-array technology is set to play a key part in the launch of Protect & Gamble’s Olay Pro-X Youth-Active Eye Wand Product in China.

Japanese cosmetics players eye lucrative tourist spend

06-Sep-2016 - In Japan long-term economic stagnancy has impacted consumer spend to the point where any growth potential is jumped upon. And right now tourists are scrambling for Japanese cosmetics.

Special Focus: Brand Innovation

Getting beauty brand innovation just right

01-Sep-2016 - We look at the biggest factors impacting new product development by considering the latest demographic trends, spotlighting what consumers really want and tapping into digital technology.

Is this the last big surge in Korean cosmetic exports?

31-Aug-2016 - Latest figures show that Korean cosmetic and personal care companies are continuing to enjoy booming exports, but this could end as new trading regulation may threaten the future.

P&G wins court battle with Chinese-competitor over Whitestrips

31-Aug-2016 - Procter & Gamble has won a U.S. federal court battle with a Chinese-competitor over infringements to its patents for Crest Whitestrips.

PCHi 2017 unveils exhibitor presentation theatre amongst new additions

24-Aug-2016 - In 2017 a number of new exhibitor initiatives have been added for the 10th edition of the Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show.

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