As the Association of Southeast Asian Nations moves towards a unified 10-member state, measures are being put in place to reduce trade barriers, ease investment, and ensure the free flow of goods, services and skilled labour.
Shiseido has teamed up with IBM to enhance its customer experience by providing nearly 10,000 beauty consultants in Japan with mobile apps designed to aid new customer services, customer-centric product improvements and social innovations.
The global fatty acid esters market is set to continue its growth over the next five years thanks to demand from the cosmetics and personal care industry, with significant demand coming from Asia-Pacific.
A new market could open up for ‘evening-after’ sunscreen to further protect the skin from damaging ultraviolet rays after a team of Yale-led researchers discovered that much of the damage occurs in the hours after sun exposure.
Sales this Chinese New Year aren't looking too lucrative for the world's largest prestige group, LVMH, which has been working harder then ever to attract Chinese tourists as luxury spending slowed down in Hong Kong.
Unlike the West, consumers in Asia have jumped directly into mobile platforms (WeChat, Line, Kakao Talk) that international players like Clarins are using to access and analyse customers behaviour and needs.
Women with dark facial hair have always sought out ways to remove it by way of laser, threading or waxing. Now, they are being advised to shave their faces as some beauty experts say it could have anti-ageing benefits.
We are used to seeing licorice in a sweet shop or as a flavour in food and beverages, but what if Nivea skin care maker Beiersdorf told you that topically applying a licorice extract in a sunscreen lotion would help protect against harmful ultraviolet...