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Japan hosts two of the largest cosmetics manufacturers from Asia-Pacific and is one of the most developed markets in the region. Skin care is still one of the key market drivers with skin whitening and lightening proving very popular.

Kao boosts reputation for environmental, social and corporate excellence

18-Jul-2017 - The chemical and cosmetics company has been selected for the newly-established FTSE Blossom Japan Index and MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index.

Shiseido joins teamLab on live art exhibition

18-Jul-2017 - The Japanese personal care leader, Shiseido, and creative artists group, teamLab, collaborate to launch a digital art exhibition.

Summer 2017: It’s all about natural eyelashes, eyebrows and hair care

11-Jul-2017 - Shiseido reveals the top hair care trends making a big wave this spring/summer 2017 season.

Shiseido highlights 'pink boom' summer trend

10-Jul-2017 - Shiseido Beauty Creation Centre releases its beauty trends research to reveal the latest international make up applications this summer.

Kao creates beauty counselling companies

05-Jul-2017 - Kao plans to reorganise its domestic sales subsidiaries to make way for two companies focusing on in-store beauty counselling.

Sa Sa International targets Taiwan and Japan markets

27-Jun-2017 - As sales have slumped over the last fiscal year due to the THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) disruption, the Hong Kong cosmetics retailing name is moving outside its domestic...

SK-II tackles ageing concerns with new campaign film

26-Jun-2017 - With its new film, 'The Expiry Date', SK-II plans to build upon its philosophy ‘#changedestiny’ and create a Pan-Asian discussion about age-related pressures.

Shiseido targets working females with virtual cosmetics app

20-Jun-2017 - The Japanese personal care company’s TeleBeauty app has four make up patterns that can be digitally applied by users to maximise appearance online.

@cosme names best cosmetics awards 2017 mid-year winners

14-Jun-2017 - istyle-owned beauty review site, @cosme, reveals its best colour cosmetics and skin care brands in Asia.

Shiseido launches new Waso skin care line

13-Jun-2017 - Japanese multinational personal care company, Shiseido, prepares to reveal its new Waso range of products designed for the Millennial demographic.

Euromonitor International reveals Japanese natural and organic boost

07-Jun-2017 - Japanese cosmetics consumers demand “healthier, safer and more ethically conscious products” resulting from changing lifestyles, which is generating growing interest in the natural, organic and environmentally-friendly cosmetics areas.   ...

Clé de Peau Beauté opens Singapore boutique

06-Jun-2017 - Shiseido-owned prestige brand Clé de Peau Beauté is launching its first free-standing boutique in Singapore.

Sulwhasoo prepares to open first Paris store

02-Jun-2017 - AmorePacific-owned Sulwhasoo enters the Parisian marketplace by getting ready to exclusively launch at Galeries Lafayette in Paris, France, in September 2017.

Kanebo Cosmetics to reach China in 2020

31-May-2017 - Skin care, make up and hair care beauty producer, Kanebo Cosmetics, prepares to launch its latest line of skin care products in China for 2020.

Japanese hair and beauty artist receives Globe Educator Award 2017

30-May-2017 - Masa Ohtake is recognised for his contributions to the global beauty industry and support for other students embarking on a cosmetics career through his leadership at Shiseido Beauty School.

Kao releases its mid-term K20 plan

29-May-2017 - On 18th May 2017, cosmetics and chemical name, Kao, revealed its 2017 Integrated Report detailing how it plans to expand globally over the next four years.

APAC tourists choose Japanese beauty

24-May-2017 - Loyal customers throughout Asia-Pacific are strengthening Japan’s export market through repeat purchases made after returning from their travels.

Its'Demo releases Pokemon-inspired cosmetics

23-May-2017 - Japanese lifestyle company Its’Demo leverages the success of the Pokemon Go phenomenon, launched on home soil, to promote its Pokemon-themed cosmetics range.

Shiseido relaunches botanical Future Solution LX skincare line

09-May-2017 - Multinational conglomerate, Shiseido, will re-release its Future Solution LX skincare collection for the autumn/winter 2017 season.

Yanagiya Honten reenters male hair care sector

09-May-2017 - Japanese hair care provider, Yanagiya Honten, has re-released Yanagiya Grease from its male grooming and styling product portfolio.

Shiseido launches facial expression project

03-May-2017 - The major Japanese player releases its new initiative, a facial expression project, to promote inner beauty in its female consumer base.

Kao: Ethics over profits?

03-May-2017 - For the 11th consecutive year, chemicals and cosmetics name, Kao, is voted as one of the ‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’.

Leave-ins and scalp protection dominate Japanese hair care

02-May-2017 - Mintel reveals that Japan is championing leave-in hair care and scalp protection releases and is the leading country for this growing segment in Asia-Pacific (APAC).

Is Japan missing the mobile commerce trick?

02-May-2017 - The country has a reputation as an advanced pioneer in multiple leading technological sectors, yet Euromonitor International revealed in its report ‘Three Reasons Why Japan Is Falling Behind in Mobile...

Clé de Peau Beauté offers a sensory experience

01-May-2017 - Luxury skin care and make up name, Clé de Peau Beauté, prioritises customisation and experiential beauty at its new store in Ginza Six, Tokyo, Japan.

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