French firm Laboratoires Expanscience is targeting Japan, South Korea and China with its latest microbiome active that claims to solve intimate, often undisclosed, issues like vaginal itching and pain from sexual intercourse.
Personal care major Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has reported a rise in first half (H1) sales for 2022 despite a dip in pre-adjusted profits and consumer health sales hit by COVID-19, input costs and supply issues.
Glass packaging supplier SGD Pharma has plans to increase the capacity of its Zhanjiang plant in China by 15% on the back of “explosive” demand at home and an aggressive expansion strategy in the Americas.
Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble is launching a new version of its virtual shopping experience on South East Asian e-commerce marketplace Shopee in bid to keep up with today’s rapidly evolving consumers and keep them excited about its host of...
Exclusive insights from a host of thriving beauty brands have revealed how firms can understand the purchasing behaviours of Gen Zs and better connect with them, while also exploring how this radical generation could fundamentally change the industry...
The Long Read: Everything beauty needs to consider in the Metaverse
The lucrative potential of virtual beauty products, the complexities of crypto transactions and the sustainable and social challenges surrounding the metaverse must be front of mind as innovation in this fragmented space evolves, say industry experts.
Embracing ageing and helping consumers adopt a positive approach to getting older are keys for beauty and cosmetics brands to alleviate the pressure on consumers to look youthful, according to a leading expert.
POPxo, a cosmetics platform and label under India’s digital content and D2C beauty firm The Good Glamm Group, will be capitalising on multi-use cosmetics and emphasising sun protection to extend its market reach.
Design to reuse should be prioritised as a sustainable beauty strategy because its overall positive impact far outweighs working with reduced or recyclable materials, according to European researchers.
International beauty major L'Oréal has developed a digital makeup software offering virtual cosmetics and makeup artist recommendations for highly personalised augmented reality (AR) ‘looks’ to be used across online video streaming services and image...
The founders of Myanmar-based Gabar have revealed how they overcame the physical challenges of being separated from each other – and their team of perfumers – to create fragrances that could authentically represent their country and culture.
India’s personal care brand Singh Styled, which features a myriad of products such as beard nourishers, serums and shampoos, aims to enter the UK, US and Middle East markets as part of its expansion plans to serve 30 million Sikh men worldwide.
French clean beauty brand Caudalie is gearing up to expand its presence in Asia with new entries into India and Vietnam on the back of what it belives is growing demand for effective and clean skin care.
Active hair care and skin care startup Wild Science Lab is expanding its retail footprint into the Middle East, opting for a shop in shop model that enables consumer consultation on its preventative and targeted products.
In our round-up of the top five stories trending on our social channels, we highlight Innerbottle’s innovative circular platform, the latest episode of Indie Pioneers, and how beauty brands can utilise NFTs.
Colour cosmetics, ‘fashion’ hair dyes and perfumes were among the most in-demand categories among South Korean beauty consumers, according to new mid-year sales data from leading beauty retailer Olive Young.
Newly launched Australia-based men’s skin care brand HIZ Body says revenue has doubled month on month since March and plans to expand into new markets to capitalise on the growing demand for men’s skin care.
Unilever says it is heavily committed to deepening understanding and advancing product development in the fast-moving skin microbiome space, particularly around opportunities in prebiotics and mass accessibility.