Amassing a wide range of SKUs that provide targeted skin care for anti-ageing, acne, pigmentation and sun protection are vital for brands to make a bang in India’s increasingly discerning market, claims a home-grown CEO.
South Korean retailer Olive Young data has revealed that facial guasha sales have increased over six times in the first half of the year, signalling the growing importance of self-care among beauty consumers.
International beauty major L’Oréal has developed a tinted cosmetic sunscreen formulation with UVA and UVB protection suitable for dark phototypes five and six, plugging an important market gap, it says.
Indian males are becoming more willing to invest in skin care products, with the sector tipped for double-digit growth over the next four years, claims a former Coca-Cola and Mondelez exec who co-founded male grooming brand Braavoking.
Beauty-from-within remains the number-one reason women and men take collagen supplements, according to a fresh five nation survey, and so science-backed claims substantiation will be key moving forward, says an expert.
Embracing ageing and helping consumers adopt a positive approach to getting older are keys for beauty and cosmetics brands to alleviate the pressure on consumers to look youthful, according to a leading expert.
POPxo, a cosmetics platform and label under India’s digital content and D2C beauty firm The Good Glamm Group, will be capitalising on multi-use cosmetics and emphasising sun protection to extend its market reach.
South Korean cosmetic titans Amorepacific and LG Household & Healthcare (LG H&H) have both recently launched shampoos that can conceal grey hairs to great success, signalling a huge demand for anti-ageing hair care products.
Australian clean cosmeceutical brand Biologi has introduced what it believes is its most exciting launch to date – an anti-pollution serum that features a wild-harvested extract that contains vitamin C, niacinamide, and salicylic acid.
Australian biotechnology company SkinDNA has developed a non-invasive and pain-free method to collect skin RNA samples which can be used to inform beauty consumers on the efficacy of their skin care products.
Resveratrol is a promising candidate for further skin care new product development to aid ageing, scars and wounds, but scientists have stressed there is room for improvement when it comes to research knowledge.
Scientists say people in China should not wear facial sheet masks for more than 20 minutes at a time, claiming that their insights provide the first ‘realistic risk assessment’ of such products among the local population.
Luxury J-beauty brand POLA is set to expand its bestselling White Shot range in late January with a skin care essence and beauty supplement which are based on the company’s new research and development.
A herbal cream formulated with ginger, turmeric, Chinese cinnamon and Atractylodes chinensis extract was found to improve wrinkle formation among female subjects with soft and delicate skin, suggesting that it may help prevent or slow skin ageing.
On this episode of Indie Pioneers, we chat with the founder of Bescher about the brand’s hero ingredient, sea cucumber collagen, its amazing benefits and why she believes it is set to explode in the beauty world.
Korean scientists are claiming a world first in findings that suggests a mechanism linking the skin microbiome with ageing that the team says opens the door to a next generation of anti-aging cosmetics.