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Pack Peek July 2015: Taking a peek into the packaging world

Pack Peek July 2015: Taking a peek into the packaging world

As July ends and summer is in full swing, we take a look at some of the latest news and innovations in the cosmetics and personal care packaging sector.

Published: 22-Jul-2015

Snail slime becomes old hat as horse oil takes precedence in Korea's Seoul

Snail slime becomes old hat as horse oil takes precedence in Korea's Seoul

What does horse oil, donkey and goat milk all have in common? Well, according to our Asia cosmetics market expert, they are currently the most sought after 'natural' ingredients in South Korea's Seoul right now!

Published: 14-Jul-2015

50 shades of lipsticks

50 shades of lipsticks

Heathrow airport has teamed up with World Duty Free and beauty expert Alice Hart-Davis to release the inaugural International Lipstick Colours of the Year Report, which reveals the lipstick looks people are wearing across the world, right now, and the trends that are driving them.

Published: 08-Jul-2015

Southeast Asia's top 4 markets: how to tap into consumer purchasing power

Southeast Asia's top 4 markets: how to tap into consumer purchasing power

Euromonitor has revealed ASEAN's four largest markets – Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Malaysia to be key for multinationals looking to enter the AEC. This gallery compiles the firm's detailed insights into Southeast Asian consumers’ purchasing power.

Published: 07-Jul-2015

Will Beiersdorf follow the trend and underperform, or break the cycle?

Will Beiersdorf follow the trend and underperform, or break the cycle?

In its recent report on the Global Beauty and Personal Care (B&PC) industry, Bernstein Research noticed an interesting occurrence of over- and under- performing at Beiersdorf, and while there is no alarming worry for the company at this stage, the research has questioned whether the cycle will continue…

Published: 03-Jul-2015

How YOU can navigate China's regulations on imported cosmetics

How YOU can navigate China's regulations on imported cosmetics

In an effort to standardize cross-border e-commerce procedures, China's Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) is set to release detailed regulations for the industry. This Cosmetics Design gallery breaks down the proposed guidelines. 

Published: 01-Jul-2015

Foam, gel and oil textures - Asia's new wave of formulations

Foam, gel and oil textures - Asia's new wave of formulations

What makes cosmetics exciting today for both Asia's R&D formulators and consumers alike? Well, regional expert Florence Bernardin says layering textures, particularly in skin care products has been providing inspiration as well as the sensorial experience.

Published: 16-Jun-2015

Futuristic beauty devices - like you've never seen!

Futuristic beauty devices - like you've never seen!

In Asia, massage has been traditionally deep rooted in beauty routines which has given modern day cosmetic players like Chanel, Dior and La Mer, food for thought when developing new age skin care devices for local markets.

Published: 13-May-2015

in-cosmetics Barcelona 2015 photo gallery

in-cosmetics Barcelona 2015 photo gallery

in-cosmetics has just closed its doors on the biggest and most eventful show in its 25 year history at the Fira Gran Via expo hall. And here we bring you some of the show highlights in our latest photo gallery.

Published: 17-Apr-2015

The power of Asia's beauty bloggers: Who they are and what markets they influence

The power of Asia's beauty bloggers: Who they are and what markets they influence

In Asia, more and more consumers have turned to social media for guidance on trends and style. In fact, 40 per cent of China's online shoppers read and post reviews about products – more than double the number in the US.

Published: 14-Apr-2015

What do men want? Navigating Asia's male grooming demand

What do men want? Navigating Asia's male grooming demand

As Western males start to experiment with a grooming regime, Asian men are looking for more complex solutions that go beyond maintaining hygiene and appearance. However, with no two markets on the region alike, it can be tricky to know which product will suit which demographic...

Published: 25-Mar-2015

A sneak peek at in-cosmetics Seoul’s programme

A sneak peek at in-cosmetics Seoul’s programme

The event will open its doors June 15 – 16, at the Coex Exhibition Centre in Seoul Korea, and has already attracted more than 150 exhibitors to invest in stands, a feat which the organisers say makes it the most successful in-cosmetics group event to date.

Published: 18-Mar-2015

PCHi 2015: all the highlights of the biggest show to date

PCHi 2015: all the highlights of the biggest show to date

PCHi 2015 once again broke all records, with more exhibitors and visitor numbers up by double-digit figures. This Cosmetics Design gallery brings you some of the most interesting news from the event...

Published: 17-Mar-2015

Sneak a peek inside P&G's new Singapore office

Sneak a peek inside P&G's new Singapore office

Last month, Procter & Gamble opened its new offices at the Metropolis in Singapore, marking the beginning of a new chapter in the growth of the company in the country as it renews its commitment to 800 million consumers in Asia-Pacific. Here we take a look inside...

Published: 11-Mar-2015

Trend tour! Check out Asia's latest innovations...

Trend tour! Check out Asia's latest innovations...

From unusual ingredients to new product concepts. Here are six trends not to be missed this March...

Published: 10-Mar-2015

Crabtree & Evelyn launches two new scents for Valentine’s Day and Mothering Sunday

Crabtree & Evelyn launches two new scents for Valentine’s Day and Mothering Sunday

Home and body care retailer Crabtree & Evelyn has launched two new fragrances, one for men, one for women, just in time for the Valentine’s Day Rush, and CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com was invited up for the exclusive London launch…

Published: 13-Feb-2015

Looking for new innovation opportunities? - Here's some to watch for in 2015!

Looking for new innovation opportunities? - Here's some to watch for in 2015!

This Cosmetics Design gallery features six key trends outlined by Datamonitor Consumer, having already been emerging in the last year, that it expects to gain traction in 2015, for brands to explore.   

Published: 04-Feb-2015

Beards are a growing market in men’s grooming

Beards are a growing market in men’s grooming

Last year the trend of facial hair seemed to take off and the beard is a ubiquitous sight on any busy high street across Europe and the US; and rather than hurting the men’s grooming sector, there is an opportunity for brands to target and capitalise on this trend. Here we take a look at some products that are catering to this trend in 2015.

Published: 03-Feb-2015

Pack Peek gallery: A new year, new packs!

Pack Peek gallery: A new year, new packs!

The New Year celebrations already feel like a lifetime ago and 2015 is well underway, so it’s about time we took a look at the announcements and highlights in the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige, fragrance, skin care, make-up, the list goes on. Browse the gallery to see some of the final snippets from this year…

Published: 27-Jan-2015

A look at China's rare and precious ingredients

 A look at China's rare and precious ingredients

Traditional Chinese medicine includes many rare and highly efficient ingredients, of which their recognized benefits have been transferred from generation to generation. Here, regional expert Florence Bernardin takes a look at 4 of the most famous ingredients used in cosmetics originating from China.

Published: 13-Jan-2015

Does the cosmetics world know it’s Christmas time again?

Does the cosmetics world know it’s Christmas time again?

Christmas and the holiday season can often seem like a license for the creatives in the cosmetics industry to let rip. And some of the launches highlighted in this special gallery from Mintel are certainly evidence of that.

Published: 23-Dec-2014

Influenced by nature – natural ingredients in use today

Influenced by nature – natural ingredients in use today

Natural skin care goes back thousands of years to when the Ancient Egyptians used treatments for a variety of skin conditions and with the category still being popular today, we take a look at some of the more popular naturally-derived ingredients and influences.

Published: 11-Dec-2014

What’s next from Japan?

What’s next from Japan?

Asia accounts for over 35% of the global natural and organic personal care market, and Japan is one of the major driving forces thanks to a change in consumption attitude. 

Published: 19-Nov-2014

Take a look around in-cosmetics Asia 2014

Take a look around in-cosmetics Asia 2014

The in-cosmetics Asia event was launched seven years ago, and here CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com takes a look at the event at the BITEC in Bangkok in this gallery. Take a look...

Published: 11-Nov-2014

Pack Peek: More news from the packaging world

Pack Peek: More news from the packaging world

Here we take a look at the announcements and highlights in the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige, fragrance, skin care, make-up, the list goes on.

Published: 31-Oct-2014

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