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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.

AmorePacific: Do business results indicate move away from Korea?

15-Feb-2017 - As AmorePacific displays a positive picture of its 2016 business results, we consider whether the conglomerate’s efforts to up its presence in APAC counterparts Thailand and Singapore is an attempt...

Cosmax opens new colour cosmetics facility in China

15-Feb-2017 - Cosmetics R&D and production company, Cosmax, ups its production capacity by opening a make-up factory to encourage growth in the Chinese market.

Wearable technology: A new meaning to beauty-on-the-go

13-Feb-2017 - With urban Chinese consumer interest building for wearable devices, we explore how the beauty industry can take developments forward in 2017.

Estée Lauder praised for digital achievements in China

13-Feb-2017 - With digital channels offering consumers a fast, reliable and authentic insight into their favourite brands, the prestige beauty manufacturer is maximising its awareness in the Chinese marketplace.

Korea and China's political struggle to impact trade?

08-Feb-2017 - Cosmetics heavyweight nations, China and Korea, have enjoyed growing success thanks to their market understanding, creative innovations and promotional campaigns.

Chinese beauty brands up digital investment, report says

07-Feb-2017 - The L2 report uses its specific worldwide standard to analyse the capabilities and achievements of 98 beauty brands in China.

L’Oreal launches women empowerment fund to celebrate 20 years in China

06-Feb-2017 - L’Oréal, a global leader in beauty, celebrates 20 years in the Chinese marketplace this year, launching its women empowerment fund to mark the achievement.

Halal popularity goes global

31-Jan-2017 - The halal cosmetics market is expected to rise to $52.39 bn (€48.9 bn) by 2021, up from $26.47 bn (€24.7 bn) in 2016, global technology research and advisory company Technavio, reports.

Silicone features highly in production and on the shelves

30-Jan-2017 - With APAC consumers looking for new and improved formulations that take their favourite beauty applications through the day, into the night, producers and developers are upping their silicone usage.

Cosmax releases new vision to achieve K beauty and ODM dominance

25-Jan-2017 - To mark its 25th anniversary, leading South Korean beauty manufacturer and distributor, Cosmax, sets out its ambitious vision for 2017.

Shiseido prepares for Aupres brand revamp

25-Jan-2017 - Japanese and multinational personal care giant, Shiseido, gets set to renew its Aupres brand for the Chinese market.

PETA: China’s new regulation removes animal testing procedure

24-Jan-2017 - Following the announcement of China Food and Drug Administration's (CFDA) new regulation — coming into effect from 1st March 2017  — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) believes...

China demands filing for host of first-import cosmetics products

23-Jan-2017 - China is changing the way it manages non-special use cosmetics that travel through the Shanghai Pudong area, as brands importing for the first time will now be subject to filing...

Luxasia teams up with Puig to grow presence in Asia

23-Jan-2017 - Dominant prestige Asian beauty retailer, Luxasia, enters a joint venture deal with Spanish fragrance company, Puig, to expand its name throughout Asia.

Innisfree collaborates with POSPi and Bank of China to launch mobile payment in China

18-Jan-2017 - AmorePacific-owned beauty brand, Innisfree, collaborates with mobile retail solutions company, POSPi, and Bank of China, to launch its mobile point of sale (POS) solution in Chinese branches.

Wei Beauty launches new anti-pollution skin care solution

17-Jan-2017 - The China-based beauty brand expands its product portfolio to offer a Golden Root Multi-Action Anti-Pollution Mist, aimed at lowering the impact of pollution on the skin.

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China’s cosmetics and consumer trends in 2017 part II: A new technological era

11-Jan-2017 - As China strives towards maximising its opportunities through the use of dynamic and intuitive technologies, we asked Delon Wang, Manager of Asia Pacific Trends at Mintel, what we can expect...

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China’s cosmetics and consumer trends in 2017 part I: A change of pace

10-Jan-2017 - As China has enjoyed strong growth in recent years to become the world’s second largest market, we spoke to Delon Wang, Manager of Asia Pacific Trends, Mintel, on market research...

PCHi China 2017 trade show turns 10

09-Jan-2017 - The 2017 Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show has launched several new platforms as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Chinese selfie app Meitu now worth €605 mn

20-Dec-2016 - Meitu, the China-based photo app and mobile phone producer that enables its user to create, enhance and share images as part of the ever-popular selfie culture, is set to generate...

Firmenich creates new website for Chinese consumers

19-Dec-2016 - Swiss-based fragrance giant, Firmenich, has launched its new Chinese website to harness appeal and growth in the market.

Trade in China: E-commerce policy implementation update

19-Dec-2016 - As China’s Cross-border E-commerce (CBEC) grace period is extended until 2017, we take a look at how China’s policies may impact cosmetic e-commerce purchases.

China’s cosmetics production license deadline approaches

14-Dec-2016 - Chinese cosmetics manufacturers must exchange or obtain a Cosmetic Production License before 31st December 2016 to continue manufacturing activities.

Luxe Pack Shanghai 2017: Exploring culture and new technologies

13-Dec-2016 - The 10th anniversary of the creative packaging event will take place on 12th-13th April 2017 at Shanghai Exhibition Centre, China.

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The evolution of the halal trend part I: Creating new target markets

12-Dec-2016 - As the number of facial skin care products with Halal claims in APAC continues to rise steadily, we asked Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst...

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