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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.

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Sustainability goals for 2017 and beyond part II: improving environmental and social impact

05-Dec-2016 - As APAC companies develop sustainability targets that make both an environmental and social difference in 2017, we spoke to Amarjit Sahota, Director of Organic Monitor about the cosmetics industry's key concerns...

Japanese Isetan Mitsukoshi opens online shop on Alibaba’s Tmall Global

05-Dec-2016 - Japan’s largest department store, Isetan Mitsukoshi, launches its e-commerce shop on Alibaba Group's Tmall Global to strengthen its online-to-offline (O2O) presence and appeal to Chinese consumers.

HCT Packaging scoops Cosmoprof innovation award for lash applicator

05-Dec-2016 - HCT Packaging scooped up a Circle of Innovation Award for innovation at the recent Cosmoprof Asia event. We spoke to Denis Maurin, one of the main forces behind the design of the...

Innovative 3-D packaging wins over judges for Cosmoprof Asia innovation awards

05-Dec-2016 - Yichang Lihao Printing scooped the Innovation Circle award for secondary packaging at this year's Cosmoprof Asia event. We interviewed a company executive to find out more about the design and what...

Cosmoprof Asia director discusses new show format

30-Nov-2016 - At last week's Cosmoprof Asia event in Hong Kong, event director Michael Duck took the time out to discuss this year's new format, which saw the show split between two...

Pennellifaro reaps award for vegan-friendly makeup brushes

30-Nov-2016 - Italian colour cosmetic brush company Pennellifaro recently scooped a top prize at the Cosmoprof Asia Innovation Circle awards for its vegan-friendly line of brushes. We caught up with CEO Sara...

B Kolor wins Cosmoprof Innovation Circle Award for colour cosmetic

29-Nov-2016 - At the recent Cosmoprof Asia event, B Kolor Makeup & Skincare walked away with the Innovation Circle Award in the colour cosmetics category for its baked highlighting powder. We spoke...

Sa Sa International sees fall in profits amid drop in tourism

29-Nov-2016 - Hong-Kong based Sa Sa International announced a 37.3% decrease in profits in its interim results, highlighting decreasing tourism numbers as a key factor.

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Anti-pollution product launches Part I: Why APAC is the region of choice

29-Nov-2016 - As market research company, Mintel, finds over a third of all anti-pollution products in 2016 have been launched in APAC, we spoke to Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation...

Halal fragrances to lead growing ethical sector, report states

29-Nov-2016 - Increasing awareness among consumers about halal-certified products boosts the demand for Halal cosmetics and the fragrance sector, in particular, which is expected to generate the largest CAGR during the forecast...

Cosmoprof Asia 2016 names first Innovation Circle Award winners

28-Nov-2016 - Cosmoprof Asia 2016 saw 650 new companies attend its two-venue event and inaugural Innovation Circle Awards.

China restricts Korean K-beauty influence

28-Nov-2016 - Distribution agreements and commercial relationships between China and South Korea’s cosmetics, beauty and personal industries have suffered a significant setback as China imposes stricter broadcasting rules.

Amorepacific ramps up support for technological innovation

23-Nov-2016 - South Korean cosmetics leader, Amorepacific, demonstrates the importance of ongoing R&D through technology and innovation.

Cosmoprof Asia 2016, in photos

22-Nov-2016 - The Cosmoprof Asia 2016 event opened its doors in Hong Kong last week. And this year was the first for the "One Fair, Two Event Spaces" concept, which saw the...

Tonymoly builds new manufacturing plant in China

22-Nov-2016 - Korean K-Beauty favourite, Tonymoly, invests 23 bn won (€19.1 mn) in a new production facility in Zhejiang Province, China.

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Seppic’s Emogreen wins functional ingredients award

22-Nov-2016 - As Seppic Asia’s Emogreen won the best prize in the functional ingredients category of the Best Ingredient Awards Innovation at in-cosmetics Asia 2016, we spoke to Marty Lumain, Asia Pacific...

Cosmax and Alibaba partner to distribute Korean beauty to China

21-Nov-2016 - Cosmax, South Korea's biggest cosmetics original development manufacturer (ODM), has teamed up with China’s online retailing giant Alibaba to create a new e-commerce platform to distribute Korean cosmetics throughout China....

Unilever China wins Sustainable Business Award

21-Nov-2016 - Unilever China won the Sustainable Business Award for the second time at the recent British Business Awards.

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How brands can evolve in personal care market part III

17-Nov-2016 - Part III: Using science and nature to launch productsIn the final part of our interview, we spoke to Vito Consiglio, Vice President, Personal and Home Care, Ashland, about how Ashland...

Biotherm Homme and David Beckham go digital in Shanghai for new product range

16-Nov-2016 - International celebrity David Beckham and Biotherm Homme, the luxury skincare brand, partner in Shanghai to promote male grooming through its Force Supreme Life Essence range.

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How brands can evolve in personal care market part II

15-Nov-2016 - Part II: Key trendsIn our second installment, we spoke to Vito Consiglio, Vice President, Personal and Home Care, Ashland, about the key trends influencing product development and strategic planning within...

Shiseido expands global R&D at China Innovation Centre

15-Nov-2016 - Shiseido, the leading Japanese multinational personal care producer, has opened a new office building for the Shanghai branch of its China Innovation Centre, to strengthen its R&D capabilities in China....

Active Derm Singapore skin care products go online

15-Nov-2016 - The Singaporean skin care producer has launched its variety of skin and hair care products online in a move that reflects Asia-Pacific's (APAC) focus on e-commerce and digital marketing.

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How brands can evolve in personal care market part I

15-Nov-2016 - Part I: Brand IdentityAs the personal care industry in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region continues to develop and compete with its US and European counterparts, we take an in-depth look at...

Cosmoprof Asia 2016 to opens its doors with education and innovation insights

15-Nov-2016 - Cosmoprof Asia 2016 will open its doors to over 60,000 visitors and approximately 2,700 exhibitors from 46 countries and regions to introduce its new World Asia Forum and Innovation Circle Awards.

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