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Top cosmetics trends in 2017

Institute of Personal Care Science: Top trends in 2017

By Natasha Spencer

As big brands focus on their new year strategies and development plans, we take a look at the Institute of Personal Care Science ’s projected trends and how they are set to transform the industry in 2017.

In-cosmetics Group reaches for new digital highs

In-cosmetics Group reaches for new digital highs

By Natasha Spencer

As the leading personal care ingredient events organiser achieved record-breaking success in 2016, we look ahead to what we can expect from in-cosmetics events in 2017.

AmorePacific enters Middle East market

AmorePacific enters Middle East market

By Natasha Spencer

The South Korean beauty leader has teamed up with retail franchise operator, Aishaya Group, to expand its presence in the Middle East.

What’s in store for packaging in 2017?

What’s in store for packaging in 2017?

By Natasha Spencer

Looking ahead to the next 12 months, we spoke to David Luttenberger, Global Packaging Director at Mintel about this year’s top packaging trend predictions.

PCHi China 2017 trade show turns 10

PCHi China 2017 trade show turns 10

By Natasha Spencer

The 2017 Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show has launched several new platforms as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Shiseido wins Marie Claire award

Shiseido scoops coveted Marie Claire award

By Natasha Spencer

Japanese beauty front runner, Shiseido, picks up the renowned Marie Claire Prix d’Excellence de la Beauté accolade for its smart Synchro skin lasting liquid foundation.

New packaging event partnership in India

Packaging event hosts team up to secure India growth

By Natasha Spencer

The New Year marks a new partnership between the Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP) and the Indian subsidiary of German trade show organiser, Messe Düsseldorf, as they aim to develop the packaging sector in India.

Samsung announces new creative skincare projects

Samsung announces new creative skincare projects

By Natasha Spencer

Samsung Electronics will reveal its latest S-Skin and Lumini skin care solutions to the global marketplace in a bid to encourage creative technologies in the beauty place.

Teen and Tween market: Key target audience in 2017

Teen and Tween market: Key target audience in 2017

By Natasha Spencer

The beauty and cosmetics industries in APAC continue to prioritise market understanding, innovation and creativity, along with research and development to launch revolutionary products that appeal to both domestic and international markets.

Eurofragance opens Singapore fragrance facility

Eurofragance opens Singapore fragrance facility

By Natasha Spencer

Spanish fragrance designer and manufacturer, Eurofragance, inaugurates its Singapore plant as part of its corporate strategy to access growth opportunities in APAC.

24 hour beauty and pollution

24 hour beauty part I: Pollution is top concern for beauty consumers

By Natasha Spencer

As APAC consumers demand additional beauty solutions that last throughout the day and night, we spoke to Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst at Mintel about the current beauty landscape and how cosmetics producers...

Shiseido creates Shiseido Venture Partners

Shiseido to invest millions in beauty startups

By Natasha Spencer

As Shiseido prepares to invest up to ¥3 billion (€24.8 mn) in start-up ventures, the cosmetic giant’s new team will be on the lookout for technologically-advanced concepts and innovations that complement its existing portfolio and operations.

Creating new halal markets

The evolution of the halal trend part I: Creating new target markets

By Natasha Spencer

As the number of facial skin care products with Halal claims in APAC continues to rise steadily, we asked Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst at Mintel about latest developments and how the market in APAC compares...

What’s next for natural ingredients in APAC?

Gastronomia part 2: What’s next for natural ingredients?

By Natasha Spencer

With companies taking inspiration from the food and drinks industry, we asked Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst at Mintel how the sector is impacting ingredient selection, emerging product lines and consumer control.

Natural ingredient trend

Gastronomia part 1: natural products with a DIY twist

By Natasha Spencer

As consumers continue to opt for natural  ingredients, we spoke to Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst to find out how this popular trend is developing and the new product launches in APAC leading the way.

Anti-pollution product launches in APAC

Anti-pollution product launches Part I: Why APAC is the region of choice

By Natasha Spencer

As market research company, Mintel, finds over a third of all anti-pollution products in 2016 have been launched in APAC, we spoke to Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst at Mintel to find out why brands are specifically...

Halal fragrances in APAC

Halal fragrances to lead growing ethical sector, report states

By Natasha Spencer

Increasing awareness among consumers about halal-certified products boosts the demand for Halal cosmetics and the fragrance sector, in particular, which is expected to generate the largest CAGR during the forecast period.  

Emogreen wins functional ingredients award

Seppic’s Emogreen wins functional ingredients award

By Natasha Spencer

As Seppic Asia’s Emogreen won the best prize in the functional ingredients category of the Best Ingredient Awards Innovation at in-cosmetics Asia 2016, we spoke to Marty Lumain, Asia Pacific Beauty Care Marketing Manager at Seppic about the product and...