With the ongoing rise of Korean cosmetics (often dubbed K-beauty) in the global industry, US consumers remain reluctant to embrace the trend fully. Here, CosmeticsDesign takes a look at what brands are doing to make an impact.
Cannes Lions, the international advertising festival, was held last week, recognising the best and brightest in the advertising world. Here’s a roundup of the leading ads entered into the offering from beauty.
Beauty sampling provider Glossybox is not afraid to ask customers to unsubscribe from its online platforms should they become persistent in giving ‘abusive’ or ‘aggressive’ feedback on its social media channels.
Global beauty player Shiseido has launched three new sun protection products onto the market in Japan, using its sweat- and water-resistant technology in a bid to target the children’s sun care market.
A unique, reusable delivery system that promises to optimize cosmetic science and applicator design for results far beyond what creams or wet masks can provide, infusers are the creation of BioMod Concepts. To find out more, Cosmetics Design interviewed...
Shiseido CEO Masahiko Uotani has said Japanese brands tend to miss the importance of creating a strong and enduring brand identity, and criticised them for considering it as merely a part of a company’s sales division.
International beauty player Maybelline has announced the appointment of its first Asian global brand ambassador, in a move which suggests it is keen to leverage the ever-rising dominance of the region.
This month the skin care and hair care brand launched the #BreakTheWalls campaign as a “call to action” and a “national awareness platform” to move the industry toward a genuinely diverse and inclusive consumer experience.
French luxury cosmetic and perfume house Lancôme is launching its online customer experience powered by the Edgecase Product Intelligence Platform as it looks to align the shopping experience with the consumers’ needs.
LA-based Landing International is the company behind a new B2B concept in online beauty platforms. Called Marketplace, it will platform hard to source beauty products, starting with a collection from Asia.
Clothing, household goods and cosmetics retailer Muji has China to thank for its record profit in the last financial year of $192 million (US), according to Satoru Matsuzaki, president of the brand’s operator.
Along with BB and CC creams, compact cushion foundation packaging is one of the key beauty innovations which launched Korean cosmetics so firmly into the global arena in recent years. Here, we take a look at the ongoing momentum behind the trend, and...
Japanese beauty player Kosé has stated it will push its flagship Sekkisei brand on domestic and international markets in the coming few years, in order to cater to growing consumer demand and achieve further international expansion.
Following publication of a study of how hydrolyzed salmon roe proteins exfoliate in contrast to glycolic acid, the New York City–based skin care company Restorsea has seen an uptick in press coverage, including a Q & A with company founder Patti Pao...
Leading cosmetics player in Indonesia, Martina Berto, has announced it is acquiring Rudy Hadisuwarno Cosmetics, a brand which specialises in the hair care sector and cosmetics more generally, in order to drive up its market share.
Getting to the bottom of what Japanese women want from cosmetics was the subject of a recent presentation given by a top Shiseido executive at the recent Cosme Tokyo 2016 event, who believes that simplifying and making a beauty routine quicker is what...
The event, held at the Harmonie Club on New York City’s Upper East Side last week, reviewed beauty industry sales, trends, and more from 2015 and forecast 2016, using facts and figures from both Nielsen and NPD.
Further evidence that the beauty retail tide is turning back towards bricks and mortar stores after its recent focus on an online presence, comes as more beauty brands in Australia are now investing in their high street presence.
Shiseido has sought to make skin care techniques and treatments ‘even more enjoyable and beautiful’ by developing Omotenashi Sound, aesthetic music software that enhances the power of touching the skin, in what the firm calls ‘acoustic beauty care.’
Brisbane based start-up, MistR has developed what it refers to as the industry's 'first refillable, portable, card sized cologne atomiser' which aims to change the way men use and carry cologne around with them throughout the day.
As the market for online cosmetics continues to return healthy growth rates, beauty marketers could still be extending their digital reach further by tapping into apps to promote brands, new research says.