Formulation & Science

Shiseido skin care research

Shiseido research findings set to advance skin care

By Natasha Spencer

Japanese personal care heavyweight, Shiseido, succeeds in developing and applying two newly-advanced technologies: In Vivo visualisation of dermal capillaries and the involvement of vascular plexus malformation in hyperpigmentation.

Vivienne Rudd, Director of Global Insight and Innovation, Beauty & Personal Care, Mintel

in-cosmetics Latin America

Mintel highlights the most exciting global beauty launches

By Simon Pitman

At last week’s in-cosmetics Latin America the Mintel Innovation Zone platformed some of the most interesting new product launches worldwide. In this video, Mintel’s Vivienne Rudd demonstrates some of the most interesting and trend-setting products on...

DNA and wellness

Brand profile

Imagene Labs part I: Personalising wellness through DNA

By Natasha Spencer

As the genetics-driven wellness brand prepares to celebrate its first anniversary and attend this year’s in-cosmetics Asia, we spoke to Jia Yi Har, VP and General Manager of Imagene Labs, about how DNA profiling is transforming the personal care sector.

International natural labelling standard

Special Newsletter natural and organic labelling

How beneficial is an international natural labelling standard?

By Natasha Spencer

With natural actives becoming a commonplace element of many formulators' ingredient lists and as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) ISO 16128 provides guidelines on definitions for natural and organic cosmetic ingredients, we...

Marketing simple make up routines

Exclusive interview

Make up routines go simple part II: How marketers are getting it spot on

By Natasha Spencer

With Japan making waves in the simple make up segment, we continued our conversation with Shannon Romanowski and Sharon Kwek from market research company, Mintel, on how brands can successfully market their products and which labels, in particular, are...