China’s e-commerce site, Alibaba is on track to open its Singapore center in September which will act as the 'headquarters of international business' and cater to two-thirds of its outbound investment to Southeast Asia.
According to two new surveys carried out on personal care products in Denmark, the country’s Consumer Council says that one in four body lotions contain allergens or endocrine disruptors (EDCs), whilst it is even higher in hand soaps.
Japanese cosmetics brand, Isshin-do Honpo has taken male grooming to another level with a range of quirky 'superhero' re-juvenating face masks, perhaps to entice men into more exciting skin care routines...
According to scientists from Israel and Germany, tighter EU regulations prohibiting the use of animals in safety testing, although more humane - is ultimately hindering new cosmetic product development.
With Euromonitor forecasting Indonesia as one of the top 10 global skin care markets by 2019, personal care ingredient suppliers are stepping up their efforts to penetrate and consolidate their presence.
The trend for consumers to be fitter and healthier is one of the biggest influences helping the professional skin care market show signs of recovery, with Germany and the UK as the driving regions at present.