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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.

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...

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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.

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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. 

Regulation Explained

Importing cosmetics to China? Here’s how the regulation looks…

17-Mar-2015 - The Chinese cosmetics market is a growing one and has become appealing for many major brands around the world, particularly with its booming skin care segment. Here, we speak to...

PCHi 2015: all the highlights of the biggest show to date

17-Mar-2015 - PCHi 2015 once again broke all records, with more exhibitors and visitor numbers up by double-digit figures. This Cosmetics Design gallery brings you some of the most interesting news from...

P&G's Crest advert brushes Chinese authorities up the wrong way

12-Mar-2015 - Chinese authorities have fined P&G $958,000 following the regulator's ruling that claims in its' advertising for Crest toothpaste were overstated.

Korea cosmetics boom as China consumers scramble for more

11-Mar-2015 - South Korean cosmetic producers are continuing to enjoy the best of times as latest statistics show that export grew by 50% in the past year, fuelled mainly by demand from China.

PCHi 2015 opens its doors in Guangzhou next week

05-Mar-2015 - The PCHi event will open its doors in Guangzhou, China next week, and Cosmetics Design will be there to cover several new and expanded aspects of the show.

AkzoNobel aims for better service and sustainability with new China plant

04-Mar-2015 - Chemicals company AkzoNobel is targeting the China market and looking to better serve its personal care customers there with a new alkoxylation facility in Ningbo bringing the company’s total investment...

Beauty Expo to highlight Asian Brand Building Lab

03-Mar-2015 - The China Beauty Expo will highlight innovation in new Asian brands with a dedicated floor area that will platform the latest launches thanks to a partnership with Centdegres.

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