All news articles for October 2015

Multi-benefit natural products to drive skin whitening market

Multi-benefit natural products to drive skin whitening market

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Skin whitening is a trend big in Asia, but is also present in Europe and the US in anti-ageing as consumers seek a uniform skin tone, and with natural ingredients in-vogue at present, multi-faceted ones will be in big demand as they help to decrease costs.

Japan's feeling the heat to follow EU ethics on animal testing

Japan's feeling the heat to follow EU ethics on animal testing

By Michelle Yeomans

Although Japanese law does not require most cosmetics to undergo animal testing - it is not prohibited and the government is really feeling the pressure to introduce the same regulatory requirements around alternatives as the EU.

EU beauty brands avoid Amazon at your peril!

EU beauty brands avoid Amazon at your peril!

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Beauty brands in the EU are missing a trick if they avoid using online marketplace Amazon as digital agency L2 says that working with the e-tailer benefits brands by giving them more control over distribution, as well as heightened search visibility and...

Amway invests in China based botanical research center

Amway invests in China based botanical research center

By Michelle Yeomans

Amway has invested $13 million in a botanical research center in Wuxi, China where its researchers will study traditional Chinese medicine plants for health and beauty products to come.  

L’Oréal COO seeks new pastures following India success

L’Oréal COO seeks new pastures following India success

By Michelle Yeomans

After playing an instrumental part in launching the likes of Garnier and L’Oréal Paris Excellence crème in India, Dinesh Dayal has hung up his hat as chief operating officer to start his own advisory company.

Luxe Pack Monaco 2015 in pictures...

Luxe Pack Monaco 2015 in pictures...

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Luxe Pack Monaco took place last week (October 21-23) showcasing all the latest luxury packaging innovations. Why not flick through the gallery - if you weren't there it will give you an insight of what was on show, and if you were, did you see all...