SUBSCRIBE

Breaking News on Cosmetics Formulation & Packaging in Asia-PacificEU editionUS edition

Regions > India

India

One of the biggest emerging markets in the industry, India has long been tipped for massive market growth in the coming years. Natural products and ingredients are increasingly popular as consumers are well accustomed to them due to traditional and cultural reasons. Key markets in the region of India include Bangladesh, Bhutan, Comoros, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Exclusive interview

Ayurvedic beauty in India part II: A way of life

16-Aug-2017 - The Indian government and leading brands recognise the potential of Ayurvedic beauty and are supporting its growth, Shreyansh Kocheri, Senior Research Analyst at Euromonitor International explains.

Exclusive interview

Ayurvedic beauty in India part I: Mindfulness and wellbeing

15-Aug-2017 - With Ayurvedic beauty appearing as a core marketing message in India, we asked Joanna Chan, Research Analyst at Euromonitor International why this trend is taking off and how it is...

Marico builds ethnic hair portfolio with Isoplus acquisition

07-Aug-2017 - Indian consumer personal care group, Marico, adds South African ethnic hair styling collection, Isoplus, to its growing portfolio.

Camlin Fine Sciences acquires Ningbo Wanglong Flavors and Fragrances

24-Jul-2017 - Performance chemicals manufacturer, Camlin Fine Sciences, and its subsidiary company, CFS Europe, gain a 51% stake in Chinese enterprise, Ningbo Wanglong Flavors and Fragrances (Wanglong).

Marico’s Hair & Care releases new campaign for fruit hair oil range

19-Jul-2017 - Leading Indian consumer goods name, Marico’s Hair & Care, releases a new marketing campaign to advertise its innovative fruit hair oils.

Ekam releases personal care collection

17-Jul-2017 - Indian home-decor name, Ekam, enters into the personal care sphere with a new luxury range.

Exclusive interview

Active beauty in India part II: Start a scent strategy

04-Jul-2017 - With consumers seeking sweat-covering scents, we caught up again with Charlotte Libby, Global Colour Cosmetics and Fragrance Analyst at Mintel to explore how brands can create a strong strategy to...

Exclusive interview

Active beauty in India part I: Fragrance focus

03-Jul-2017 - As the active beauty trend generates supporters in India, we spoke to Charlotte Libby, Global Colour Cosmetics and Fragrance Analyst at Mintel on how the trend is now attracting the attention...

Symrise opens creative centre in Mumbai

05-Jun-2017 - Global fragrance supplier, Symrise, inaugurates new creative and development centre in Mumbai, India.

Hindustan Unilever prepares Citra for India launch

24-May-2017 - Consumer goods company Hindustan Unilever (HUL) reveals it is getting set to bring its skin care brand, Citra, to India.

AkzoNobel and Atul gear up for 2019 Indian production plans

22-May-2017 - On 15th May 2017, multinational name, AkzoNobel, formalised its partnership with chemicals manufacturing company, Atul, and will begin production of monochloroacetic acid (MCA) in India in 2019.

GCPL launches hair care and soap range amid strong domestic growth

16-May-2017 - Fast moving consumer goods leader (FMCG), Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL), prepares to release its new range of hair colourants and soaps in India and Indonesia.

Luxasia and Anchanto to advance e-commerce beauty

10-May-2017 - Beauty products distributor, Luxasia, provides funding to Singapore-based e-commerce platform, Anchanto, to support its expansion plans in Asia-Pacific (APAC) markets.

Johnson & Johnson targets 'Active Kids' with shampoo range

01-May-2017 - Baby care producer, Johnson & Johnson, is entering the child-specific personal hair care sector by launching shampoos aimed at 3 to 10-year-olds.

Healthy lifestyles fuel natural ingredient demand in India

18-Apr-2017 - Market intelligence provider, Mintel, finds that healthy living, time management and overall happiness are opening up vast opportunities for brands in the natural sector.

D&K Worldwide set to launch skin care range in India

05-Apr-2017 - Following their attendance at the Beauty India show, Korean-based skin care label, D&K Worldwide, hopes to make its cosmetics product line a permanent fixture in India.

ArtDeco targets Indian market with BeYu range

21-Mar-2017 - German cosmetics company, ArtDeco Group, eyes up India for a second time as its prepares to relaunch its BeYu range in the marketplace amid strong projected growth.

Exclusive interview

Anti-fatigue part 2: Energy boosting Indian beauty

14-Mar-2017 - We continue our conversation with Sharon Kwek, Senior Innovation and Insights Analyst, Beauty and Personal Care at Mintel on this growing niche segment and what we can expect from it in...

Exclusive interview

Anti-fatigue part 1: India’s evolving society prompts niche segment

13-Mar-2017 - UK-based market research company, Mintel, identifies the anti-fatigue area as an up and coming niche segment as consumers battle against burgeoning careers and lack of sleep.

BASF opens new innovation campus in India

08-Mar-2017 - Chemical giant, BASF Group, has introduced its new innovation campus in India for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

Clariant furthers its personal care brand identity in India

06-Mar-2017 - As the Swiss company builds upon its presence in the natural ingredients sphere, it aims to appeal to the Indian market with a selection of organic cosmetic products.

India moves towards cashless beauty buys amidst demonetisation decision

07-Feb-2017 - Mintel, the UK-based market research company presents the dilemma facing retailers in India in 2017 and going forward, following its demonetisation move.

Indian SSK Group launches new personal care brand

06-Feb-2017 - The Indian LED lighting and mobile accessories brand, Shree Sant Kripa (SSK) Group, has launched into the personal care area by promoting new grooming habits for the country’s younger generation...

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.

Key Industry Events

 

Access all events listing

Our events, Shows & Conferences...