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Editor’s picks: the top articles of 2015

24-Dec-2015 - As we bid farewell to 2015, Cosmetics Design takes stock of the most topical beauty news in the Asia Pacific region which includes: Shiseido's advances in hair loss, Thailand heralded as...

All you need to know about Asia's cosmetics business movements in 2015

23-Dec-2015 - Despite the holiday season having descended upon us at a rapid rate, there’s yet to be a slowdown from the cosmetics industry in Asia Pacific. Here, Cosmetics Design reminds our...

Brush up on Asia's major trends before the New Year rings in!

22-Dec-2015 - What a jam packed year 2015 has been for the industry! Cosmetics Design has been on the road taking note of the latest innovations and discussing the key issues cosmetics...

Online data disrupts how consumers buy cosmetics in Singapore

17-Dec-2015 - Today, shoppers in Singapore gather product information online and make decisions based on data, a shift in consumer behavior that means its time to rethink packaging, shelf display, ingredient discloser...

FDA Philippines warns about cosmetics on the market without 'authorization'

17-Dec-2015 - The Philippines FDA has warned consumers to be wary of some imported cosmetics which have not been through its quality or safety tests.

Marine extracts in 'Beauty From Within' inspired by Japanese quest for youthful skin

17-Dec-2015 - Australian company, Vida Glow has developed a natural marine supplement to help stimulate the body’s natural supply of collagen based on Japanese traditions of using the ingredient to achieve radiant skin....

Symrise launches app for its fragrance Genealogy

16-Dec-2015 - Symrise announces that it is launching its own mobile app to offer a smart device experience of its Fine Fragrance genealogy, which is a complete overview of the most popular...

'Scallop derived' bioapilate among Asia's advances in natural and organic

16-Dec-2015 - The natural and organic trend has already has a significant grip on Europe and North America and a focus on this type of ingredient at next month’s Cosme Tech event...

China calls for the printing industry to move away from solvent-based technologies

16-Dec-2015 - As the beauty label and package printing industry shifts its focus towards sustainability, the Chinese government is encouraging a move away from traditional solvent-based printing technologies and towards flexography....

P&G to better cater to South Asia with Telangana hub

16-Dec-2015 - Proctor & Gamble India is the latest cosmetics giant scrambling to better cater to South East Asia, with a center in Telangana that will focus on the home, beauty, baby and...

Exclusive interview

‘Having sun protection included in day care formulas is a good development’

15-Dec-2015 - As high price prestige face cream contains SPF 15 protection and a suntan lotion claims to have anti-wrinkle activity on the other hand, this is all a good development according...

Croda invests in Alkoxylation plant in Singapore

15-Dec-2015 - Speciality chemical ingredients manufacturer, Croda has expanded its alkoxylation facilities on Jurong Island as it strives to "provide innovative solutions closer to customers in the fast growing markets of Asia Pacific"....

A new era of industrial competitiveness hits South Korea thanks to a step-up in innovation

15-Dec-2015 - Innovative R&D capabilities and tech savvy cosmetics brands have boosted South Korea's reputation around the globe which has ushered in a new era of industrial competitiveness for the country....

Conquering China requires ‘foreseeing the right change’, says L’Oreal

15-Dec-2015 - Regardless of how successful an international beauty player may be on the Asia Pacific region, the China market practically evolves overnight and staying ahead of the game here – as...

Olay brand seizes the opportunity provided by ageless beauty

10-Dec-2015 - Procter & Gamble has taken the decision to market its Olay skin care brand on the strength of the fast growing ageless beauty concept.

AmorePacific's Suh Kyung-Bae named 'Asia's 2015 Businessman of the Year'

10-Dec-2015 - It's all good for South Korea beauty giant, AmorePacific right now. Last month it made its debut at No. 28 in Forbes 2015 'World’s Most Innovative Companies' list, now its CEO Suh...

Cosmetics SMEs to feel the brunt of India's rise in trademark registration fees

10-Dec-2015 - While the fees are still considered to be reasonable by international standards, Asia's smaller cosmetic corporations will be hit by a hefty rise in registering their trademark in India.

Lab 'NERD' receives $1M funding from Taiwan ministry for microbiome research

10-Dec-2015 - The self-confessed team of geeks at 'NERD skin care' have received $1M in funding from Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology to further research microbes in the quest to create "21st-Century beauty products". ...

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亚洲化妆品行业走势——2015年12月

09-Dec-2015 - 节日季即将来临,但全球化妆品行业增速却也没有因此放缓!在这里,《化妆品设计》精心编制了截至目前本月的最大动态,供您了解最新行业信息……

Instagram beauty phenomenon sees multi-masking drive prestige skin care growth

09-Dec-2015 - The Instagram beauty phenomenon called multi-masking – in which someone applies multiple skin masks at the same time to address different skin needs – is helping to drive growth in...

Asia in Focus

Natural cosmetics have never been so hot in Asia, says trend expert

09-Dec-2015 - Rising concerns around 'chemical pollution' coupled with an ancestral interest in traditional medicine has seen demand for holistic based or natural cosmetics - a segment that continues to go from...

Industry must address solutions to preservatives rather than just constant bans, says L’Oréal

08-Dec-2015 - The cosmetics industry in Europe needs to address and develop specific risk assessment approaches and methodologies for preservatives, rather than just constant banning, according to a L’Oréal expert.

Teijin Frontier introduces 'industry first' moisturizing clothing range

08-Dec-2015 - Japanese chemical company, Teijin Frontier has developed what it claims to be the 'first' wearable cosmetic range of women’s undergarments which contains malic acid to help retain skin moisture....

Brisbane start-up, MistR fills gap in the market with 'first' refillable, portable cologne atomiser

08-Dec-2015 - Brisbane based start-up, MistR has developed what it refers to as the industry's 'first refillable, portable, card sized cologne atomiser' which aims to change the way men use and carry cologne...

Cosme Tech 2016 event to reveal Japan's progress in cosmetics innovation

08-Dec-2015 - Noted to be Japan’s largest exhibition specialised in cosmetics, Cosme Toyko organisers are making the final preparations for the 2016 event which will be focused around showcasing what the country...

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