Product profiles: Top stories on the product innovations in the APAC beauty space

By Amanda Lim

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Product profiles: Top stories on the product innovations in the APAC beauty space

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In our round-up of the recent product developments in the Asia Pacific beauty and personal care market, we look into Sigi Skin’s prebiotics, probiotics and postbiotics serum, Biologi’s vitamin C serum relaunch, Cetaphil’s product development plans and more.

Sigi Skin launches first serum packed with prebiotics, probiotics and postbiotics

Singapore-based skin care brand Sigi Skin has launched its first-ever serum with prebiotics, probiotics and postbiotics to follow up on the success it had with its probiotic sheet mask.

Sigi Skin’s Youth Beam is the ninth product in its range and its first-ever skin serum.

“We really only wanted to launch a serum that would be a gamechanger in the market. With this serum, we have launched something to target the root cause of problems, which is an imbalanced microbiome,” ​said Xenia Wong, founder of Sigi Skin.

N&E Innovations produces durian-husk wet wipes, targets ME and China expansion

A Singapore firm that has created wet wipes from durian husks hopes its product differentiation can propel it to success in the Middle East and China, as well as in South East Asia.

N&E Innovations’s latest offering is a unique wet wipe made of specific parts extracted from ground durian husk. The soaking agent is made with the firm’s proprietary Vi Kang 99 technology that can inactivate up to 99% of viruses and bacteria.

The firm’s formulation could reduce carbon emissions by around 300 metric tonnes.

Cetaphil’s future new product development to focus on facial care

Derma skin care brand Cetaphil says future product development will focus on facial skin care and wherever it can “make the most difference”.

Speaking exclusively to CosmeticsDesign-Asia, Agnes Tan, country manager of Galderma Singapore, revealed that Cetaphil fans can expect more new product innovations from the brand.

While she declined to share any information about its new launches, she did say that the company was currently focusing more on facial care innovation.

Biologi’s highlights new research claiming natural vitamin C is better than ascorbic acid

Australian clean cosmeceutical brand 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 rebrand follows the conclusion of a study jointly conducted with the Centre for Accelerator Science (ANSTO) that compared its Kakadu plum-derived vitamin C with 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.

EZZ Life eyes opportunity to grow business two-fold on the back of new beauty business

Australian healthcare company EZZ Life Science Holdings has entered the beauty and personal care space with a new hair care range which it hopes can help double its business in the next couple of years.

The range consists of four products, including a hair growth spray and a scalp scrub, that specifically tackle hair loss concerns with ingredients such as eucalyptus stem cells.

The range was developed in response to consumer demand for high-performing natural hair care products that focused on hair loss.

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