All news articles for February 2013

New regulations for personal care importers in India

New regulations for personal care importers in India

By Michelle Yeomans

With the Indian cosmetic industry estimated at Rs 230 billion, and Rs 3000 crore of that belonging to imported products, the country’s Health Ministry is taking precautions to make sure unsafe cosmetics don’t enter the chain.

Research group unearths new info on photo-ageing damage

Research group unearths new info on photo-ageing damage

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Scientists have provided an objective index for evaluating the degree of progress of dermal tissue changes caused by photo-ageing and revealed for the first time that elastin abnormality develops in the lower dermis during the early stages.

Estée Lauder results driven by big gains in Asia Pacific

Estée Lauder results driven by big gains in Asia Pacific

By Simon Pitman

Luxury fragrance and cosmetic provider Estée Lauder has posted strong first quarter results on the back of significant gains in Asia Pacific, but South Korea proves to be the exception to the upward trend.