The cosmetics market in South East Asia comprises of Burma, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste, and Vietnam.
24-May-2016 - Japanese beauty player Kanebo has announced it will launch a new high-end brand across the Asia region in the coming months, to go global by 2017.
24-May-2016 - H&M is bringing its beauty brand to its stores in Asia, beginning with a launch in Singapore later this year.
18-May-2016 - A personal care company in the Philippines has announced it is expanding its operations due to increasing global demand.
17-May-2016 - Unilever, keen to tap into the rising market of halal consumer goods across food and personal care, is up against a challenging situation in Indonesia.
04-May-2016 - A Malaysian startup dubbed by commentators as ‘Uber for beauty’ has acquired a rival company in Singapore.
28-Apr-2016 - With sustainable palm oil a hot topic for the beauty industry, companies are mobilising to meet demand for full traceability, with Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) having just committed to achieve a...
27-Apr-2016 - The FDA in Manila is clamping down on cosmetics that contain ingredients banned under the ASEAN Cosmetics Committee.
26-Apr-2016 - Officials from various of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are taking part in a delegation to South Korea this week, in a bid to learn more about the...
21-Apr-2016 - LF Asia, a major cosmetics and pharmaceuticals wholesale business which operates in China and Southeast Asia, may be sold off in the coming months.
20-Apr-2016 - Personal care giant Unilever has seen its sales slow in Indonesia, but with the domestic market now picking up across the board, commentators suggest the Dove and Axe parent-company’s fortunes...
20-Apr-2016 - Kao-owned cosmetics firm Kanebo is looking to double sales of its leading brand, Kate, by entering it into the markets of Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore and by strengthening its offering...
19-Apr-2016 - Consumer goods multinational Procter & Gamble marked the second anniversary of its Singapore Innovation Centre (SgIC) for the Asia region with a visit from the country’s finance minister.
07-Apr-2016 - Global beauty giant L’Oreal has outlined its plans to develop into the number one beauty company in Thailand.
07-Apr-2016 - The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI), the sole organisation responsible for the accreditation of halal products and brands in Indonesia, has come under fire for not revealing its financial reports.
06-Apr-2016 - With more Thai cosmetic brands seeking success in Vietnam, local players are concerned they’ll be ousted by the competition.
30-Mar-2016 - Global beauty player Cosmax has received halal certification for its manufacturing facilities in Indonesia from international accreditation agency, Majelis Ulama Indonesia (MUI).
24-Mar-2016 - Jean-Paul Agon, CEO of beauty giant L’Oreal, has spoken about the opportunities he believes are presented to the beauty industry by the Indonesian market.
17-Mar-2016 - P&G, consumer goods giant, has appointed a new country CEO for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei, in what appears to be a further bid to strengthen its innovative capacity in the...
01-Mar-2016 - Consumer goods multinational Unilever is investing in its presence in the Philippines, and has just awarded a host of branding accounts there to marketing company Ogilvy & Mather.
23-Feb-2016 - Leading cosmetics player in Indonesia, Martina Berto, has announced it is acquiring Rudy Hadisuwarno Cosmetics, a brand which specialises in the hair care sector and cosmetics more generally, in order...
18-Feb-2016 - A new e-commerce platform for premium beauty and fashion has been launched in Indonesia, in further confirmation of the enormous potential of internet retail in the country.
18-Feb-2016 - The second annual beauty industry expo is set to take place in Myanmar in August, in confirmation of the emerging market's potential as a space for the cosmetics and personal...
12-Feb-2016 - The Philippines is looking to bolster its halal industry, and has introduced various new bills to encourage the manufacture, accreditation and trade of domestically produced halal products.
04-Feb-2016 - Despite the slowdown currently being witnessed in many developing markets worldwide, countries in Southeast Asia are positioned to see industry-leading growth in the coming years.
04-Feb-2016 - In a move which taps into a rising focus within beauty on regulatory alignment, Malaysia has stated it intends to get tougher with its domestic cosmetics regulation.