Brand Innovation

Culture in Fragrance part 1: Making perfumery a habit

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Culture in Fragrance part 1: Making perfumery a habit

By Natasha Spencer

While APAC remains behind the US and Europe in terms of habitual fragrance use, we asked Philip Hwang, Brand Strategy Director at Brandimage, how the region is developing the sector.

This is what an independent beauty brand looks like

This is what an independent beauty brand looks like

By Deanna Utroske

Since early this year, Cosmetics Design has been publishing the Indie Beauty Profile column weekly, showcasing the inspiring work of cosmetics and personal care entrepreneurs and their innovative brands. Now after nearly 30 installments, we pause to reflect...

Chinese selective spending habits

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Chinese selective spending habits part I: What the economy means for beauty

By Natasha Spencer

Market research agency, Mintel, reveals how urban Chinese consumers are more selective spenders in 2017, so we caught up with Laurel Gu, Research Director, and Jessica Jin, Associate Beauty Director to find out why this is and the impact this is likely...

Shiseido make up

Shiseido adds and recalls facial lines

By Natasha Spencer

While personal care conglomerate, Shiseido, ramps up its facial expression project with a new face skin care cream, it also announced the voluntary recollection of its Integrate Killer Wink Gel Liner.