Anti-Aging / Skin Whitening

Asian expansion eyed by US maker of reusable gel masks

PCHI 2019

Asian expansion eyed by US maker of reusable gel masks

By Amanda Lim

US-based cosmetics firm Alps Beauty is searching for partners to bring a reusable and customisable gel mask to Asia, and reported a high level of interest at last week’s PCHi show in Guangzhou

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How the CBD trend is unfolding in Europe

By Simon Pitman

Cannabidiol (CBD) skin care has already taken the US market by storm, and it is starting to make a splash in European markets too, underlined by a recent spike in new product launches containing the ingredient.

Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended by one week

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Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended by one week

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team has decided to extend the deadline for the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards, from February 8th to February 15th, giving businesses an extra week to make submissions to a competition that could prove to be the ultimate platform for...

Last few weeks to enter the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards!

Beauty Industry Awards 2019

Last few weeks to enter the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards!

By Simon Pitman

The clock is ticking on the closing date for entries to the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards. With last entries excepted no later than February 8th that leaves just three weeks to enter.

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Marine Bio prepares to launch astaxanthin-rich sea grass mask

By Deanna Utroske

The company, with tech and product development roots in South Korea, and offices in Washington DC, just started a crowdfunding campaign for its Marine Bio Mask Packs, formulated with red algae and spirulina, and using a next-generation mask material that...

New product launch strategies embrace offline promotion

New product launch strategies embrace offline promotion

By Natasha Spencer

The online to offline (O2O) retail environment has led many businesses to create effective campaigns through digital platforms to entice consumers through the doors of their physical companies, but what is it about offline marketing techniques that are...

Ashland reveals trio of active ingredient technologies

Part 2: Exclusive Interview

Ashland reveals trio of active ingredient technologies

By Natasha Spencer

Ashland speaks to Cosmetics Design Asia on the importance of environmental protection for hair and scalp as it unveils its Optimage SF microgel and SeaStem biofunctional with Zeta Fraction technology offerings.

Niacinamide and the ‘Fountain of Youth’

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Niacinamide and the ‘Fountain of Youth’

By Natasha Spencer

As Olay releases scientific findings on the effect niacinamide has on skin care, we spoke to P&G and Dr John Oblong, Principal Scientist at P&G about the impact that this has on the cosmetics industry.

Why autophagy is essential for cells and cosmetics applications

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Why autophagy is essential for cells and cosmetics applications

By Natasha Spencer

Professor Yoshinori Ohsumi of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2016, for his finding of essential genes relating to autophagy almost 30 years ago.

Incospharm launches autophagy-inducing MelaTrepein

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Incospharm launches autophagy-inducing MelaTrepein

By Natasha Spencer

As the South Korean name works towards its vision of becoming a global leader of autophagy-inducing active speciality ingredients, Incospharm launches its MelaTrepein solution at in-cosmetics Korea 2018.

The Skin Protection 2018 online event is tomorrow - register now!

The Skin Protection 2018 online event is tomorrow

By Simon Pitman

It's your final opportunity to register for the Skin Protection 2018 online event, so do it now so you can take advantage of our full online webinar presentation programme, which will let you in on everything you need to know about this fast moving...

Ashland showcases latest ingredient launches at NYSCC Suppliers' Day

Special Newsletter: NYSCC Suppliers' Day

Ashland showcases latest ingredient launches at NYSCC Suppliers' Day

By Simon Pitman

We caught up with Joel Mantelin, global marketing manager for biofunctionals at Ashland Specialty Ingredients at the recent NYSCC Suppliers' Day to find out more about the company's latest ingredient launches, including a new stem cell based...

Cica cream: The latest craze from South Korea

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Cica cream: The latest craze from South Korea

By Natasha Spencer

Sensitive skin care concerns are on the rise, so we caught up with Laurie Du, Senior Beauty & Personal Care Analyst, China, at Mintel to find out how cica creams are providing a sensitive solution.

Lab INC. launches daylight skin protector

Lab INC. launches daylight skin protector

By Natasha Spencer

The South Korean beauty creator aims to protect user’s skin from daylight damage with its newly-released and currently sold out Demar3 Protector.

Tea is stirring up the skin care market

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Tea is stirring up the skin care market

By Natasha Spencer

As tea-based skin care products provide “an excellent source of antioxidants, and for its anti-ageing and skin-soothing benefits when ingested”, we explored the trend sweeping through China with Laurie Du, Senior Beauty & Personal Care Analyst, China,...

Shiseido develops internal skin elasticity technology

Shiseido develops internal skin elasticity technology

By Natasha Spencer

To highlight the impact type III collagen has on the appearance of ageing, Japanese personal care giant has invested resources in creating the world’s first internal skin elasticity visualisation system for ageing alteration.

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