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Shiseido bulks up its cyber security

30-Sep-2016 - International beauty giant Shiseido is investing in its cyber defenses, and has appointed UK-based security firm Centrify to provide secure functionality for accessing its global systems.

What’s next in the K-Beauty boom?

29-Sep-2016 - The K-Beauty boom shows no signs of slowing down and is evolving to keep up with consumer demands.

Wipro Consumer Care acquisition creates South China opportunities

29-Sep-2016 - The India-based FMCG  company, Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting, hopes its acquisition of Zhongshan Ma Er, a family-run Chinese business, will leverage its position in the South Chinese market.

Intelligent manufacturing drives industry 4.0 innovation

29-Sep-2016 - The Chinaplas 2017 trade exhibition focuses on ideas, intelligent manufacturing and the environment to push intelligent manufacturing.

Print-a-perm? L’Oréal aims to lead on bioprinting hair

28-Sep-2016 - L’Oréal has announced the launch of a partnership aimed at developing the bioprinting of  hair follicles.

P&G Specialty Beauty Business revamps marketing strategy with Hyland

28-Sep-2016 - Multinational manufacturer, P&G, has placed Hyland Media in charge of its media activities, one month before the Coty merger is expected to be finalised.

ISO 16128 and national standards set to create global consistency

28-Sep-2016 - As the natural and organic cosmetics market remains fragmented yet in a state of rapid growth, the ISO 16128, along with national standards, aim to provide consumers with transparency and confidence.

Thailand to focus on increasing cosmetic growth by up to 10%

28-Sep-2016 - The Thai Industry Ministry hopes to increase cosmetics industry growth in both Thailand and the wider AEC through innovation and R&D.

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How smart packaging is shaping the beauty products of tomorrow, Part II

27-Sep-2016 - Smart packaging is without doubt one of the most exciting and potentially revolutionary technologies to ever impact the beauty industry.

FESPA launches first FESPA Asia event in Bangkok

27-Sep-2016 - FESPA Asia will welcome the print industry in February 2017, which has a fundamental influence on the development of cosmetics and skin care packaging.

Will the future of ethical labelling be defined by fragmentation or integration?

27-Sep-2016 - As the number of ethical labels in Asia’s cosmetics industry is developing rapidly, will new ethical, health and environmental labels join the dominant natural and organic segment? And how can...

Nu Skin settles SEC prob

27-Sep-2016 - The global anti-aging and skin care products maker has reached an agreement with the  Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over a probe into the company’s charitable contribution in China....

IASC says global aloe market continues to expand

26-Sep-2016 - Despite recent regulatory slings and arrows the aloe market continues to expand, a trade organization representative said.

Exclusive interview

How smart packaging is shaping the beauty products of tomorrow, Part I

26-Sep-2016 - Smart packaging is without doubt one of the most exciting and potentially revolutionary technologies to ever impact the beauty industry.

Natural and organic labelling rise set to continue

22-Sep-2016 - The global cosmetics industry has seen a considerable increase in the use of ethical, natural and organic labels, which is having a positive effect on the Asia-Pacific market.

Amway India relaunches Attitude Skin Care

22-Sep-2016 - As the Indian region is hotly anticipated as the next big market in Asia, Amway India appeals to its youth with Attitude's Skin Care range.

Product innovation set to propel Japan’s cosmetics industry

22-Sep-2016 - As Japan’s review period has shown weak growth, its leading cosmetic producers are focusing on innovation, marketing and trends to increase its sales during the forecast period.

Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

By-products and re-used materials raise bar on formulation sustainability

21-Sep-2016 - Ethical and sustainability claims are proving among the hottest trends right now, and a new way for formulators to tap into this heightened state of consumer consciousness is to reuse...

Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

An intro to the Cosmetics Design Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

21-Sep-2016 - Natural beauty and personal care ingredients, sustainable sourcing and manufacturing practices, and consumer interest in ethical business, environmental issues, and wellness lifestyles are the top-level trends tying this Cosmetics Design...

Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

Why indie beauty and the organic, ‘clean’ trend are natural bedfellows

21-Sep-2016 - Indie beauty and the naturals trends are both seeing above-market-average, impressive growth. We take a look at how they connect, overlap and are even helping to boost each others’ sales.

Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

Biotech: How science is helping the beauty industry source natural personal care and cosmetic ingredients

21-Sep-2016 - Biotechnology is nothing new. People have been modifying natural systems to make and alter products for thousands of years. What is new is the scale and specificity of biotech. Today,...

Euromonitor on the rise of the ‘eco-worrier’ and what it means for beauty

21-Sep-2016 - Euromonitor has released a report on the ‘eco-worrier’ global consumer profile, and explained what impact their spending habits will have on beauty.

K-Beauty Bangkok Expo to showcase Korea’s cosmetics market

21-Sep-2016 - K-Beauty Bangkok Expo, a new collaboration with Kintex (Korea International Exhibition Centre), will feature at this year’s Beyond Beauty ASEAN-Bangkok (BBAB) annual cosmetics trade show and conference between 22-24 September...

Shiseido partnership drives digital growth

21-Sep-2016 - Leading global cosmetics company, Shiseido, has teamed up with innovations agency, Fabernovel to achieve its digital ambitions.

Taiwan approves new draft revisions to cosmetic safety law

21-Sep-2016 - Taiwan’s new Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) cabinet has recently approved a comprehensive list of draft revisions for Taiwan's cosmetics law.

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