All news articles for December 2012

CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com looks at the Top 5 stories of 2012!

2012's Top Stories

CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com looks at the Top 5 stories of 2012!

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

2012 was a big year for the cosmetics industry in Asia-Pacific, with emerging markets booming, big players upping their presence and changing regulations. CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com takes a look at the top stories of the year in this 2012 round-up.

Laser test developed to test anti-aging product efficacy

Laser test developed to test anti-aging product efficacy

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Researchers in Taiwan have developed a process with a new laser technique to identify the signs of aging and may help provide an index for measuring the effectiveness of 'anti-aging' skin products.

Bell predicts top four global fragrance trends for 2013

Bell predicts top four global fragrance trends for 2013

By Simon Pitman

Global fragrance and flavours player Bell has asked its worldwide marketing teams to come up with the biggest trends for next year, with nostalgia, big films and relaxation all proving to be big factors.

The French secret to anti-ageing? It’s a bit cheesy…

The French secret to anti-ageing? It’s a bit cheesy…

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

A new generation of anti-ageing products could be developed after researchers stumbled upon the anti-inflammatory properties of cheese whilst trying to discover the secret behind the French paradox puzzle.