COSMAX has plans to develop and commercialise fabric that is imbued with anti-ageing microbiome ingredient Strain CX.
This was developed in collaboration with the Korea Dyeing and Finishing Technology Institute (DYETEC) to develop.
Senior researcher Lee Juhyun explained that it had capsulised active ingredients that were “deliberately mixed” with the fibres before the manufacturing process.
This would allow users to “get the desirable skin benefits not by applying the cosmetics… but by wearing the active ingredients [to let] the efficacious components to run through the skin – all day and night.”
We shine the spotlight on the trending categories, strategies for marketing success and the new product development white spaces to attract the crucial Gen X consumer.
Among all the beauty categories, Gen X tend to emphasis more on skin care, especially in skin ageing.
Another beauty category that is gaining ground among Gen X is hair care and Gen X consumers as especially concerned about hair loss.
According to Mintel data, Gen X beauty consumers can get quite overwhelmed with the amount of beauty choices available in the market.
American multinational beauty company Coty Inc. is anticipating a ‘huge jump’ in fragrance consumption in China driven by Gen Z consumers.
Coty CEO Sue Y. Nabi estimated that the fragrance category in China accounted for 15% to 16% of the market, but was the fastest-growing category.
She anticipated that this consumption rush would be driven by younger beauty consumers, specifically the Gen Z and expressed her confidence in Coty’s wide fragrance portfolio and its ability to meet the multifaceted desires of the Gen Zs.
How major brands and duty-free retail giants are expecting an imminent travel retail beauty boom as travellers once again take to the skies.
Prior to COVID-19, beauty was booming in travel retail. At the heart of it was Asia Pacific, home to the most vibrant travel retail markets.
As the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions start to ease across the world, we are starting to see an end to the pandemic. The recovery of travel is all but certain as many seek to satiate their wanderlust after over two years.
Biologi has relaunched its vitamin C serum after its research claims to prove that its Kakadu plum-derived vitamin C is superior to ascorbic acid.
The test jointly conducted with the Centre for Accelerator Science (ANSTO) concluded that Kakadu plum-derived vitamin C was better than synthetic L-Ascorbic Acid.
Their reasoning was that the different carbon molecules in these two compounds (C3 and C4), led to different structures, which they claim to result in different effects on the skin.