All news articles for June 2017

PCHi launches new technology summit

PCHi launches new technology summit

By Natasha Spencer

Organisers of the annual Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show, Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions (RSE), are getting ready for their first upcoming PCHi Technology Summit.

Australia prepares to replace cosmetics regulation NICNAS

Australia prepares to replace cosmetics regulation NICNAS

By Natasha Spencer

The present National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) cosmetics regulation, which covers a wide range of chemicals including cosmetics, will be reformed from 1st July 2018.

Meitu boosts Chinese augmented reality drive

Meitu boosts Chinese augmented reality drive

By Natasha Spencer

Chinese mobile internet company, Meitu, has tapped into the growing technological trend by installing its virtual counter cosmetics experience via its MakeupPlus app.

Sa Sa International targets Taiwan and Japan markets

Sa Sa International targets Taiwan and Japan markets

By Natasha Spencer

As sales have slumped over the last fiscal year due to the THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) disruption, the Hong Kong cosmetics retailing name is moving outside its domestic market to new areas.

Deanna Utroske, Senior Correspondent for Cosmetics Design (image courtesy of Mouth Media Network)

Listen to Cosmetics Design on Beauty is Your Business

By Deanna Utroske

Senior Correspondent Deanna Utroske is the guest on the latest edition of Beauty is Your Business, in which she chats with the podcast’s hosts about the indie beauty revolution, the latest ingredient trends, and much more. Take a break from the daily...

THAAD impacts K-Beauty cosmetics growth

THAAD impacts K-Beauty cosmetics growth

By Natasha Spencer

As the political tensions resulting from the deployment of the THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) system continue, we spoke to Ju Rhyu, Founder of Inside the Raum and the former Director of Marketing of K-Beauty e-tailer Peach & Lily, to...

Micellar technology hair washing

Micellar technology simplifies hair washing routines

By Natasha Spencer

In our Q&A with Andrew McDougall, Global Haircare Analyst at Mintel, we asked what the new, innovative technology has to offer formulators, brands and consumers on the market, and how it is set to transform hair care regimes.

in-cosmetics Korea 2017, in photos

in-cosmetics Korea 2017, in photos

By Simon Pitman

This photo gallery contains a few of the highlights from the recent in-cosmetics Korea event, including the marketing trends presentations, the newly introduced sensory bar, together with some of the exhibitors highlights, including companies such as...

Chinese regulations update: Knowledge and compliance

Chinese regulations update: Knowledge and compliance

By Natasha Spencer

As Belinda Carli, Director of the Institute of Personal Care Science prepares to provide an update on Chinese regulations at this week’s  in-cosmetics Korea in Seoul, we caught up to gain clarity on cosmetics regulations in the leading region.