Exclusive insights from L’Oréal and The Body Shop, Orcé Cosmetics, Juicy Chemistry, and Nodspark reveal the key influences driving the changes in the rebounding colour cosmetics category in Asia Pacific.
Quadpack has released the Regula Petit Jar, an innovative and sustainable design for cosmetics and personal care product manufacturers seeking recyclable options for sample or travel-sized product launches.
The demand for instant gratification and the trend of ‘preventive protection’ is influencing cosmetic company to develop skin care products that are fast-acting and more efficacious than ever, says DSM.
The beauty industry has a duty to shift dated ideals around ageing and aesthetics, empowering consumers to be confident in their own skin and work towards realistic expectations, says the founder of facial fitness brand FaceGym.
The quantity of common preservatives used in cosmetics should not be determined solely based on toxicity levels, but also the inhibitory effect they may have on microorganisms that are beneficial to skin health, say researchers.
Soapbox recently released its latest collection of collagen-based bond-builder products online and in Walmart locations across the US, satisfying consumer demand for naturally formulated restorative hair care options.
A leading supplier of ashwagandha is eyeing untapped potential in the beauty and personal care market where it believes it can satiate demands for high-performing natural ingredients in both skin and hair care.
Beauty needs have shifted drastically since COVID-19, with consumers turning to cosmetic and personal care products for joy, fun and creativity versus to simply conform to societal standards, says a multi-sensory marketing expert.
K-beauty brand KANA Skincare has detailed plans for its upcoming CBD-infused product development and launches, while cautioning that products boasting high amounts of the ingredient do not guarantee better efficacy.
Investments in temporary tattoo printing technology by beauty bigwigs hint that the future of beauty will be influenced by experimentation, the metaverse, and heightened innovation in colour cosmetics.
Indian beauty brand Saba Personal Care is hoping that its combination of halal and vegan products will broaden its appeal beyond Muslim consumers and steal a march on the MNCs that are yet to truly exploit such categories.
Whilst the fragrance category has continued to show dynamism and growth in the past year, the number of new concept launches has stagnated, with growth instead coming from existing lines extensions and flanker brands, says market trends firm Circana.
Singaporean fragrance brand Scent by SX has lauded the customer-centric business model of US multi-brand retailer Showfields in helping tackle challenges such as rising manpower costs to the emergence of the Metaverse.
Health and beauty retailer Watsons is seeking to ease consumer concern over the hygiene of testers by piloting a ‘first of its kind’ makeup exchange programme that it hopes will encourage more purchases.