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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.

Vitabrid C12 launch marks first exclusive Korean beauty brand in Barneys New York

16-Aug-2017 - Active Vitamin C-based hair and skin care name, Vitabrid C12, hits US shelves with an exclusive retail agreement with luxury speciality retailer, Barneys New York.

in-cosmetics Asia puts the spotlight on face mask innovation

16-Aug-2017 - Face masks have become big news throughout Asia, offering consumers a convenient DIY skin care treatment that helps to improve the appearance of pores, remove excess oil and hydrate the...

Tonymoly moves into dermocosmetics space with Tai Guk Pharm acquisition

15-Aug-2017 - South Korean cosmetics name, Tonymoly, acquires stake in preparations maker, Tai Guk Pharm.

CJ E&M opens its doors to 68 Korean companies at KCON this week

15-Aug-2017 - South Korean content and media company, CJ E&M, gets ready to host KCON 2017 and welcome 68 Korean companies and Korean beauty lovers this week.

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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...

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The Convenience Factor part III: Diversifying demographics

14-Aug-2017 - In the third part of our interview with Matthew Crabbe, Director of Research, Asia-Pacific at Mintel, we explored how convenience in cosmetics shopping is appreciated by all demographics, and how brands...

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Free from claims part II: Removing mistruths

14-Aug-2017 - We continued our conversation with Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science on how the cosmetics industry needs to change its narrative to stop communicating unnecessarily fearful messages....

Azelis and Tagra Biotechnologies lock in exclusive distribution agreement in China

14-Aug-2017 - Global speciality chemicals distributor, Azelis, develops its relationship with leading cosmetics ingredients supplier, Tagra Biotechnologies, and status in Asia Pacific (APAC) by creating an exclusive distribution agreement in China. ...

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Free from claims part I: Full of fear

09-Aug-2017 - Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science, highlights how today’s cosmetics and personal care brands are centring on including negative ‘free from’ claims that are creating misplaced fear in...

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The Convenience Factor part II: Creating the new retail era

09-Aug-2017 - With convenience hot on the list of priorities dominating consumer decision making, we spoke to Matthew Crabbe, Director of Research, Asia-Pacific at Mintel on how we can expect this to...

Suning Holdings Group makes cooperation agreement with Metcash

09-Aug-2017 - China’s leading retailer, Suning Holdings Group, signs a cooperation agreement with leading Australian wholesale distribution and marketing company, Metcash, to welcome quality Australian and New Zealand products into China.

The Convenience factor part I: Why Chinese shoppers are heading in-store

08-Aug-2017 - 24-hour services are adding value to urban Chinese consumer shopping habits, as Matthew Crabbe, Director of Research, Asia-Pacific at Mintel reveals that convenience stores are differentiating their products and services...

Australia animal testing: At odds with EU ban

08-Aug-2017 - Following the new regulatory reform, non-profit organisations (NGOs) criticise and oppose Australia’s proposed animal testing cosmetics ban.

Inolex develops China's Centre of Excellence

08-Aug-2017 - Natural ingredient producer, Inolex, welcomes new staff and increases lab capabilities at its hub in Guangzhou, China.

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.

Latest formulation buzz: enhanced delivery

07-Aug-2017 - The cosmetics industry is full of fantastic cosmeceutical actives to address all sorts of skin conditions, from acne in teenagers to anti-ageing of mature skin. But, with so many actives...

New Zealand Secret enters luxury skin care market in Singapore

07-Aug-2017 - New prestige, natural skin care company, New Zealand Secret, makes its debut in Singapore to appeal to consumers' high-end shopping habits.   

Shiseido celebrates 10 years of supporting females in science with research grants

07-Aug-2017 - Personal care giant, Shiseido, holds an awards ceremony to honour 10 years of supporting female researchers in science.

Paper and packaging company WestRock acquires Hanapak

02-Aug-2017 - Both companies serve the cosmetics and personal care industries (among others). But this deal advances WestRock’s business in Australia, where Hanapak is well established in the consumer packaging market.

L’Occitane conceptualises in-store design in China and Japan

02-Aug-2017 - Natural ingredient-based cosmetics and wellbeing goods producer, L’Occitane, enters into the innovative concept market following a strong quarterly trading period.

Azelis builds Australia and New Zealand profile with Chemcolor acquisition

02-Aug-2017 - Speciality chemical distributor and supplier, Azelis, makes inroads in the Oceanic cosmetics region with its purchase of manufacturer and formulations supplier, Chemcolor.

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Anti-ageing in APAC part II: Widespread appeal to younger, older female and male demographics

02-Aug-2017 - We continued our conversation with Sharon Kwek, Senior Innovation and Insights Analyst, Beauty and Personal Care at Mintel on how the uniqueness of the anti-ageing trend enables brands to reach...

Trilogy enters into ownership deal with Lanocorp

01-Aug-2017 - Scented candle and beauty product manufacturer, Trilogy, is set to purchase a controlling share of Australian and New Zealand natural skin care cosmetics competitor, Lanocorp.  

Japan's marketplace app Mercari goes for IPO

01-Aug-2017 - Peer-to-peer marketplace app operator, Mercari, has applied to place its shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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