All news articles for September 2017

Unilever will acquire Carver Korea

Unilever will acquire Carver Korea

By Deanna Utroske

The consumer goods company announced the pending deal this week, giving a clear indication that Unilever is  still shifting its brand portfolio more heavily toward personal care and beauty.

Shiseido skin care research

Shiseido research findings set to advance skin care

By Natasha Spencer

Japanese personal care heavyweight, Shiseido, succeeds in developing and applying two newly-advanced technologies: In Vivo visualisation of dermal capillaries and the involvement of vascular plexus malformation in hyperpigmentation.

Florence Bernardin (left), Eber Bodmer, Charlotte Cho, DK Tché, and Leila Rochet Podvin

K-beauty continues to build momentum in the US market

By Deanna Utroske

A panel of experts speaking at last week’s MakeUp in New York color cosmetics trade show shared data, insights, and anecdotes explaining why and how the Korean beauty trend is growing in the States.

Chinese selective spending habits

Exclusive interview

Chinese selective spending habits part I: What the economy means for beauty

By Natasha Spencer

Market research agency, Mintel, reveals how urban Chinese consumers are more selective spenders in 2017, so we caught up with Laurel Gu, Research Director, and Jessica Jin, Associate Beauty Director to find out why this is and the impact this is likely...

Vivienne Rudd, Director of Global Insight and Innovation, Beauty & Personal Care, Mintel

in-cosmetics Latin America

Mintel highlights the most exciting global beauty launches

By Simon Pitman

At last week’s in-cosmetics Latin America the Mintel Innovation Zone platformed some of the most interesting new product launches worldwide. In this video, Mintel’s Vivienne Rudd demonstrates some of the most interesting and trend-setting products on...

DNA and wellness

Brand profile

Imagene Labs part I: Personalising wellness through DNA

By Natasha Spencer

As the genetics-driven wellness brand prepares to celebrate its first anniversary and attend this year’s in-cosmetics Asia, we spoke to Jia Yi Har, VP and General Manager of Imagene Labs, about how DNA profiling is transforming the personal care sector.