The cosmetics market in South East Asia comprises of Burma, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste, and Vietnam.
27-Mar-2014 - Colgate-Palmolive has become the latest company to join the movement towards deforestation-free palm oil, which many believe adds weight to the movement towards a more sustainable industry.
13-Mar-2014 - Cosmetics e-commerce provider Luxola is set to expand deeper into new ASEAN markets after securing a new capital and business alliance with Japan-based investment company transcomos.
26-Feb-2014 - Japanese conglomerate Showa Denko is targeting growth in its personal care division through further expansion into the China market and other countries in the Asia Pacific region.
26-Feb-2014 - Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble has been targeting the Southeast Asia market in a bid to profit from the region’s growth, and balance stagnant sales in the West.
13-Feb-2014 - Specialty chemical player Solvay Novecare has opened a new innovation centre in Singapore, which will serve its customers in the Asia Pacific region.
13-Feb-2014 - The global Halal cosmetics market continues to grow thanks to the rising Muslim population in the Asia-Pacific region which has seen Halal production and consumption increase.
13-Feb-2014 - In an effort to strengthen its footprint in every category of the cosmetics sector, Indian beauty and wellness brand VLCC is set to invest Tk 140 crore in Bangladesh by 2016.
12-Feb-2014 - Having just announced strong financial results, direct sales cosmetics and nutritional products player Amway has revealed extensive investment plans that include significant expansion into the Asia Pacific region.
05-Feb-2014 - An increase in technology, safety concerns and value are top of the trend list when it comes to consumers in Asia Pacific according to new research from Mintel.
29-Jan-2014 - Indonesian conglomorate Sinar Mas has laid out plans to expand its presence in the market for palm oil derivatives used in cosmetics by announcing a $400m investment in production facilities.
23-Jan-2014 - There is a great opportunity for both international and local manufacturers to target men’s skin care in Thailand as it seeks to follow in the footsteps of South Korea, says...
22-Jan-2014 - Chemicals company Wacker is strengthening its presence in India by opening its expanded technical center for silicone products in Amtala near Kolkata.
15-Jan-2014 - The FDA has reiterated that the mercury concentration in cosmetics is strictly regulated in Taiwan despite a recent report cautioning consumers about unsafe products.
07-Jan-2014 - A group of university students have taken to a specially designed smoothie diet in an attempt to see if it will help improve skin appearance.
11-Dec-2013 - Whilst consumers in each market prioritise different beauty regimes, our expert reveals a new segment emerging that caters to all skin reconstruction efforts.
27-Nov-2013 - Indonesian palm oil manufacturer Bumitama has denied accusations by a lobby group that they have cleared areas of rainforest without a permit and caused damage to endangered species, but admitted...
06-Nov-2013 - Over the next five years India is expected to be the star performer in the colourants sector which in turn is going to boost the global hair care market posting...
04-Nov-2013 - One of the highlights of last week’s in-cosmetics Asia event was the Best Ingredient Awards, with the top prize going to Canada-based Lucas Meyer for an ingredient targeting photo ageing...
31-Oct-2013 - Ingredients supplier Naturex is looking to target the Asian region due to the growing trend for natural and exotic ingredients, building on its successes in other markets.
31-Oct-2013 - Cosmetics consumers, young and old, offer cosmetics companies great potential if targeted correctly, says Vivienne Rudd, with regards to how differentiation is key for different generations.
30-Oct-2013 - This year's in-cosmetics Asia event opened its doors at the BITEC in Bangkok, Thailand, yesterday. The show boasts more exhibitors, a bigger than ever conference programme, the annual Best Ingredient...
29-Oct-2013 - The leading cosmetics ingredients show in the Asia Pacific region is ready for business today, with the Best Ingredient Awards set to highlight some of the most innovative new technologies.
29-Oct-2013 - A Thai subsidiary of cosmetics brand Citra, owned by Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever, has apologised for a controversial competition asking students to promote its skin whitening product.
22-Oct-2013 - Synthetic and uncertified tea tree oil has been flooding the market for years now, and is cropping up in cosmetic products worldwide causing big problems for both consumers and manufacturers,...
17-Oct-2013 - This year’s in-cosmetics Asia event is shaping up to be a real launching pad for ingredients, as Clariant joins a growing band of companies launching new ingredients at the show....