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Croda highlights how texture is determining its skin and hair care development

31-Oct-2016 - During the recent in-cosmetics Latin America event Cosmetics Design caught up with Caroline Gomes de Fritas from Croda to discover how the skin and hair care solutions it was platforming...

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Bell Flavours & Fragrances acquires Singapore fragrance arm of Nardev Chemie

27-Oct-2016 - Bell Flavors & Fragrances, which creates and deliver flavours, fragrances, botanical extracts and specialty ingredients has acquired the fragrance arm of Singapore-based chemical ingredients distributor,  Nardev Chemie.

Siegwerk develops printing production in China

27-Oct-2016 - Siegwerk has completed the first part of its extensive plans to expand its production efforts in China by inaugurating its new INKube in Shanghai.

Strong R&D developments expected for halal cosmetics

27-Oct-2016 - As the halal cosmetics trend remains prominent within the Asia-Pacific (APAC) market, the upcoming in-cosmetics Asia event in Bangkok will explore the growing halal cosmetic products market and how it...

Cosmetic and personal care product development to benefit from tissue chips

27-Oct-2016 - In universities around the US, researchers are testing and cataloging data on tissue chips that could soon be used for toxicity and product safety assays.

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Targeted delivery systems improve active ingredient applications part II

26-Oct-2016 - As active ingredients are targeted to specific skin cells that help to maximise the appearance of skin, companies are investing in sophisticated marketing campaigns to explain complex systems.

Refined glycogen helps avoid harmful effects of sun exposure

26-Oct-2016 - A recent study shows that a newly-refined glycogen product supports the sun care and skin care damage prevention market by alleviating cell degradation and aging effects on the skin.

20th APHCA Hair Olympics in the Philippines

26-Oct-2016 - Hair and make-up experts from 18 Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries will compete at the coveted APHCA awards in the Philippines.

Male personal care: The market to watch

25-Oct-2016 - The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is expected to account for the highest growth rate in the overall male personal care market throughout 2016 to 2022, due to increasing consumer demand from...

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Innovative plant-based face mask enters naturals market

25-Oct-2016 - As the face mask trend continues to grow in popularity, merging this dominant sector with the naturals market leverages its appeal to skin care-conscious consumers.

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Targeted delivery systems improve active ingredient applications part I

25-Oct-2016 - The efficient and specific delivery of an ingredient is a critical challenge in any cosmetic treatment.

Specialist insurer Markel targets insurance for UK cosmetics sector

25-Oct-2016 - Claiming that UK cosmetics and personal care companies are underserved when it comes to the issue of insurance, Markel has launched a new tailor-made insurance.

L’Oréal on evolving beauty travel retail

21-Oct-2016 - L’Oréal has spoken of the huge impact that new consumer groups are having on travel retail, noting that the retail segment is evolving ‘at the speed of light”.

Organ-on-chip technology will be moving out of the lab and into the commercial market

20-Oct-2016 - This week, Emulate announced new funding and research partnerships that will advance the technology, which has significant potential for cosmetic and personal care development and testing.

Japan bans 19 ingredients used in medicated soaps

20-Oct-2016 - Following the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision that antibacterial wash manufacturers must ban 19 ingredients from their products within one year, Japan has announced it has already put...

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How Pollution Protection is transforming APAC cosmetics Part II

20-Oct-2016 - Anti-pollution products are one of the most sought after trends within the APAC region and with innovative developments, consumer attitudes and events all focusing on pollution protective cosmetics products, it...

Digital printing innovations at Sino-Label 2017

20-Oct-2016 - Sino-Label 2017, which will take place in China, will house a variety of leading brands demonstrating their cutting-edge label printing technologies.

Five strange habits of consumers you’re never going to change

19-Oct-2016 - We use personal care products every day, and trial new products as we need or hear about them. What you may not realise is there are some interesting consumer habits...

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How Pollution Protection is transforming APAC cosmetics Part I

19-Oct-2016 - As consumers are increasingly searching for ways to protect their skin from pollution, we spoke to Christina Ho, Regional Skin Care Marketing Manager for Asia Pacific at cosmetics manufacturer Croda...

Aviation and Luxury: The New Cosmetics Collaboration?

19-Oct-2016 - As Etihad Airways announces its collaboration with leading fashion and beauty brands, we spoke to Vivienne Rudd, ‎Director of Global Insight and Innovation, Beauty & Personal Care at Mintel on...

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What’s influencing the Japanese naturals market?

19-Oct-2016 - As consumers seek natural and organic cosmetic products, we deliver the second part of our interview with Jorge Larranaga, Senior Manager Manufacturing Division at Number Three in Japan on what...

DSM awarded fair trade certification

18-Oct-2016 - A leading ingredients supplier, DSM, has announced that one of its sites has been awarded a Fair Trade certification.

Kiehl’s latest in-store promo gives a nod to beauty from within

18-Oct-2016 - This weekend the L’Oréal brand is running a skin hydration promotion that emphasizes the importance of healthy living and the potential of beauty from within.

Ant Capital Partners acquires Kagayaku Cosmetics

18-Oct-2016 - Japanese private investment fund, Ant Bridge, has acquired a 100% stake in Japan-based cosmetic producer Kagayaku Cosmetics (previously-named Sojitz Cosmetics).

Packaging Design Pentawards winners announced in Shanghai

18-Oct-2016 - The 2016 Pentawards in Shanghai, China, marks the 10th anniversary of the packaging design industry awards.

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