India-based St. Botanica believes it is on its way to achieving its goal of surpassing U$13m in sales this year as it is set to launch a slew of skin care products that tap into the consumer demand for transparency.
We dive into our most-read stories on cosmetics science and formulation, including Kao’s research on the UV protective properties of surgical face masks, Beiersdorf’s doubts on blue light damage and more.
In recent months a growing body of negative media coverage has served to discredit clean beauty. The honeymoon period is definitely over. In this article CosmeticsDesign-USA (CDU) speaks to Gay Timmons, president of the Natural and Organic Health and...
The unfathomable rise of TikTok can no longer be ignored by beauty brands, as swathes of users engage with the social media platform daily; appreciated for its openness and sense of community, say experts.
International beauty major L’Oréal has co-developed a plastic cosmetics bottle with French biotech specialist Carbios, made using fully recycled PET via an enzymatic recycling technology that also makes it infinitely recyclable.
Cosmetic companies eyeing the booming beauty supplement segment in China have an opportunity to fulfil the increasing demand for natural products backed by strong scientific evidence, says Horphag Research.
The global beauty and personal care market is bouncing back from a difficult COVID-19 period, and skin care will be the frontrunner in future growth as consumers continue to prioritise ‘skinimalism’ routines, according to Euromonitor International.
The consumption shifts brought about by the global COVID-19 pandemic is pushing Indian personal care brand Bombay Shaving Company to centre its product development on premiumisation and sustainability.
Beauty brands looking to tap into the Chinese market cannot afford to ignore popular social and shopping app RED in order to build their presence and gain trust among Chinese beauty consumers, claims a leading strategy and consulting outfit.
Colgate-Palmolive’s Sanex brand has developed a shower gel, bath foam and deodorant range using pre and postbiotics to support the skin’s microbiome, launched following five years of R&D efforts and input from external dermatology and science experts.
Millennial beauty consumers are adopting buy now, pay later (BNPL) services because they remove the ‘emotional friction’ of purchases by helping to spread the cost, according to Singapore-headquartered platform hoolah.
Carbon neutrality remains relatively nascent in beauty and personal care, but extensive and long-standing green efforts and a strong consumer appetite will propel the sector in the ongoing race, says a GlobalData analyst.
In this round-up of the top five stories on the digital developments and beauty tech in the cosmetics industry, featuring the SENSAI’s online expansion in Europe, Amorepacific’s latest investments in personalised beauty and more.
L’Oréal has partnered with TikTok on its pilot commerce feature, enabling consumers in the UK to purchase Garnier and NYX Professional Make-Up products directly via the app – a partnership the beauty major plans to expand over time.
An ex-Amazon VP who founded waterless Singapore start-up Bhuman says early interest from big-name retailers won’t deter its focus on promoting sustainable consumption and insists there is no merit in growing the brand “just for the sake of growing”.
Finland-based fermented skin care brand Circulove has developed a range of products it says fit into the wider trend towards sustainable holistic living – a rising area of opportunity for beauty, its CEO says.
In this episode of Indie Pioneers, we’re speaking to Catherine Zhou, the founder of China’s Maison Dixsept, a niche fine fragrance brand that is trying to reclaim Chinese culture and how it is represented around the world.
In our round-up of the top five stories trending on our socials, we highlight the potential of niche fragrances from Asia, Kao’s plans to put its cosmetics business back on track, the overseas debut of personalised Ayurveda brand Vedix, and more.
Australian personal and home care manufacturer Natures Organics has launched a range of refillable hair care products as sustainable packaging is rapidly becoming an “expectation” from Australian consumers.
In our round-up of the recent trend developments in the Asia Pacific beauty and personal care market, we highlight Estée Lauder’s insight into the recovering make-up market, the increasing interest in niche perfume labels from Asia, the emerging trends...
In this round-up, we dive into our most-read stories on cosmetics science and formulation, including research on brown seaweed extract as eczema treatment, Asian herb research on skin whitening, COVID-19 pressure on sunscreen testing and more.