South Korean researchers have discovered the tyrosinase-inhibiting effect of Chinese artichoke extract fermented with lion’s mane mushroom mycelia and its isolated compound acteoside, suggesting application potential for skin brightening cosmetics.
Here we reveal extensive and exclusive insights from K-beauty insiders Shinsegae, Olive Young, Melixir, Toiletpaper Beauty, and StyleStory, as they shed light on South Korea’s biggest trends and opportunities.
Kao Corporation’s intention to acquire Australian self-tanning and sun care brand Bondi Sands could prove to be a masterstroke amid inflationary woes and economic downturns, according to a market analyst.
The Shanghai Municipal Medical Products Administration is aiming to bolster the standardisation of on-site personalised cosmetics services through an updated set of “trial provisions” that will be effective for two years, starting this month.
Chinese researchers say that oral probiotics is a better option than topical probiotics in treating inflammatory skin conditions, as it mediates the intestinal microbiota that in turns help regulate skin health.
There are few bigger industry buzzwords these days than sustainability, but one small New Zealand therapeutic oils firm can boast an impressive track record spanning more than three decades, having embarked on its mission ‘before sustainability was even...
In our round-up of the recent trend developments in the Asia Pacific beauty and personal care market, we’re featuring insights into derma beauty, an exclusive interview with Coty on lifestyle fragrances, and more.
Australia-based Luk Beautifood’s new dual-function mascara seeks to reduce the reliance on lash treatments by consumers, whom the brand says are becoming increasingly aware of the negative effects of these aesthetic procedures.
The Korea Consumer Agency (KCA) has advised cosmetics brands to tighten labelling on shampoo bars, after its recent test discovered that some products did not indicate allergenic ingredients or accurately display their acidity levels.
The ‘impact of regular use of moisturizer to mitigate skin aging’ and ‘longevity proteins play a key role in promoting youthful skin properties’ were just two of the subjects presented by Estée Lauder during this year’s poster presentation.
The release of Gucci, The Alchemist’s Garden, Where My Heart Beats Eau de Parfum marks the world’s first global distribution of a fragrance product manufactured with 100% carbon-captured alcohol, as detailed by Coty, Inc.
India-based SUGAR Cosmetics is optimistic of significant growth opportunities in smaller cities due to factors such as a burgeoning consumer base, rising disposable incomes, and demand for accessibility to beauty products.
In accordance with MoCRA, the FDA’s draft guidance document outlines recommendations to establish a new electronic submission system to replace the Voluntary Cosmetic Registration Program (VCRP) by the end of this year.