Anti-Aging / Skin Whitening

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

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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.

PCHi Shanghai 2018, in photos

PCHi Shanghai 2018, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The recent PCHi Shanghai event had a number of additions this year, including a revamped exhibition hall layout, an updated Fountain Award, increased networking opportunities and a specific focus on suppliers to the vast China market.

Are neuro-soothing ingredients the new natural niche?

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Are neuro-soothing ingredients the new natural niche?

By Natasha Spencer

With the environmental impact on the skin continuing to be a key concern for consumers, David Boudier, Scientific Communication Manager at Silab talks us through how neuro-soothing ingredients are pushing the natural segment into its next phase.

Multifunctional color cosmetics go the next level

Special Newsletter: Colour Cosmetics

Multifunctional color cosmetics go the next level

By Simon Pitman

Since the advent of BB creams, multifunctional color cosmetic products have evolved to the point where almost every product in the category has various claims.

Silab launches soothing skin care solution Neurofense

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Silab launches soothing skin care solution Neurofense

By Natasha Spencer

After launching its latest natural skin care offering, Neurofense, in January 2018, we got the lowdown on neuro-soothing ingredients from French cosmetics producer, Silab, and why these appeal to APAC consumers.

Japanese algae name enters the UK

Japanese algae name enters the UK

By Natasha Spencer

Algae-based beauty brand, Sun Chlorella, appeals to the natural, organic and environmentally-focused global trends by venturing onto the UK market.

Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended to March 5th

Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended to March 5th

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team is thrilled by the tremendous response we have had for all ten of our Beauty Industry Award categories, but we are responding to numerous requests to extend the deadline by doing just that.

Facial masks part 3: Achieving premiumisation and sustainability

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Facial masks part 3: Achieving premiumisation and sustainability

By Natasha Spencer

Following the success of the skin care favourite, we continued our conversation with Sharon Kwek, Senior Innovation and Insights Analyst, Beauty and Personal Care, Mintel, on how the sector developed in 2017 and what’s in store for 2018.

Facial masks part 1: Taking over skin care

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Facial masks part 1: Taking over skin care

By Natasha Spencer

In this three-part interview with Sharon Kwek, Senior Innovation and Insights Analyst, Beauty and Personal Care, Mintel, we delve into the impact of facial care innovations in the Asian beauty space.

Aftersun care part 1: Entering mainstream skin protection?

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Aftersun care part 1: Entering mainstream skin protection?

By Natasha Spencer

In this three-part interview, we explore the current aftersun care landscape throughout APAC and its growth opportunities against the tanning and aftercare heavyweight regions: Europe and the US.

Anti-pollution part 2: Lessons Asia can teach Europe

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Anti-pollution part 2: Lessons Asia can teach Europe

By Natasha Spencer

In the second part of our interview with Vivienne Rudd, Director of Global Innovation and Insight, Beauty & Personal Care, at Mintel, we look at whether comparisons can be drawn between Asia and Europe, and what’s missing from the European anti-pollution...

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