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Where politics and beauty meet

23-Feb-2017 - New leadership took over the United States not two months ago, and already executive orders, emerging policy platforms, and the pandemonium of an experiment in business-tycoon-as-government-official have warranted a new...

Korean beauty giants expand in Middle Eastern market

22-Feb-2017 - South Korean cosmetic brands are turning their expansion efforts towards the Middle Eastern beauty and personal care market as growing geopolitical difficulties between the country and China continue.

Procter & Gamble and Hindustan Unilever: Shampoo ad lawsuits dismissed

22-Feb-2017 - The Delhi High Court in India has dismissed a number of lawsuits submitted by Procter & Gamble (P&G) and Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) relating to shampoo advertisements.

Baby care in the spotlight: Mintel reveals latest China trends

22-Feb-2017 - Mintel has revealed insight into the growing baby care market, a segment within beauty and personal care that has been seeing strong progress in recent years.

The Cosmetics Design anti-pollution forum is today!

22-Feb-2017 - The industry is buzzing over this trend and with over 1,000 subscribers signed up for our event today it is clearly not one to miss.

PCHi welcomes new dermo and natural cosmetics platforms

21-Feb-2017 - Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) has opened its doors to celebrate its 10th birthday. To mark a decade of the PCHi 2017 conference and exhibition, there will be a...

It's Skin set to merge with Hanbul Cosmetics

21-Feb-2017 - Korean cosmeceutical brand, It’s Skin, is set to merge with K-beauty leader Hanbul Cosmetics to enhance its position in the Chinese marketplace.

Active beauty: Making health and fitness look good

21-Feb-2017 - Market research company, Mintel, reveals that active beauty is set to be a dominant trend in 2017, as companies invest in tools and applications that encourage consumers to focus on...

Keeping an eye on the all-important anti-pollution trend

21-Feb-2017 - Anti-pollution is undoubtedly creating one of the biggest buzzes in the industry right now, which is why Cosmetics Design is taking a look back at recent developments in the industry.

Cosmax increases sales by 42% through strategic approach

20-Feb-2017 - Through its global expansion, focus on home shopping convenience and collaborations with pharmaceutical and fashion brands, the South Korean cosmetics ODM increased sales by 42% to 757 bn won (€621.58 mn) in 2016.

Jala Group creates first 3D bioprint of artificial skin

20-Feb-2017 - Chinese cosmetics company, Jala Group develops imitation skin using 3D bioprinting technology for beauty matching

Nippon Shikizai buys shares in Orleans Cosmetics

20-Feb-2017 - Japanese Nippon Shikizai, a make up and skin care contract manufacturer, reveals that its 100% subsidiary, Thepenier Pharma Industrie, has acquired shares of Orleans Cosmetics.

Will cosmetics and personal care ingredient trade between Australia and the US come undone in the age of Trump?

15-Feb-2017 - To find out how business on the ground is fairing since this country’s new President had his ‘worst call by far’ with a foreign leader, Cosmetics Design caught up with...

Tech beauty brand Skin Inc welcomes new board member to pursue mobile strategy

15-Feb-2017 - Francois Arpels has joined Skin Inc as a board advisor for brand and strategy, as the company strives towards utilising innovative technologies to propel it further in the Singaporean, Asian...

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.

Pop-up stores: Celebrating the benefits of offline and online?

14-Feb-2017 - As leading global retail giants conglomerates Amazon and Shiseido announce they are embracing the pop-up retail trend, we explore the benefits they can provide and what it will mean for brick-and-mortar...

Australia reforms cosmetic regulation NICNAS

14-Feb-2017 - Major changes impacting Australia’s cosmetics industry will come into force by 1st September 2018, with some proposed changes already in effect since 1st September 2016, Chemlinked reports . 

Male hair and skin care is big on video

14-Feb-2017 - As the male grooming sector pairs evolving regimes with digital channels, the hair and skin care segments are thriving.

Guest article

What customization means to the personal care industry

13-Feb-2017 - Customization is set to be one of the biggest trends for personal care in 2017 – so just what does it mean to the Personal Care industry and what should...

How the pop-up beauty retail space is hotting up

13-Feb-2017 - In this two-part article, we take a look at the growing trend of pop-up retail spaces in Asia and how its emergence is expected to impact the presence of brick-and-mortar...

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.

Feature

Clean beauty trend: does it have a future?

10-Feb-2017 - A backlash against the trend of ‘clean eating’ has begun. Does this mean the end for the clean beauty trend?

Three approaches to Korean Beauty for the US market

08-Feb-2017 - Monday in New York City, CEW hosted a panel on the K-Beauty Boom. Industry leaders from Glow Recipe, Sephora, and Amorepacific US shared insights into the latest trends and innovations...

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