Anti-Aging / Skin Whitening

Anti-fatigue in India

Anti-fatigue part 2: Energy boosting Indian beauty

By Natasha Spencer

We continue our conversation with Sharon Kwek, Senior Innovation and Insights Analyst, Beauty and Personal Care at Mintel on this growing niche segment and what we can expect from it in 2017.

Universal measure for sun protection

Sun protection: Is it time for a universal measure?

By Natasha Spencer

Although self-tanning and skin whitening trends differ in the East and the West, both eastern and western consumers are conscious of the impact of the sun and the importance of wearing sun protection.

Belinda Carli, director of The Institute of Personal Care Science

What customization means to the personal care industry

By Belinda Carli, director of The Institute of Personal Care Science

Customization is set to be one of the biggest trends for personal care in 2017 – so just what does it mean to the Personal Care industry and what should brands and formulators be doing to customise their offerings? Here are a few options to consider…

Sweatproof make up in APAC

Sweatproof make up: Beauty brilliance around the clock

By Natasha Spencer

The 24-hour beauty trend is driving the APAC region as consumers want to look and feel their best throughout the day and into the night, regardless of environmental influences such as pollution and the sun, and daily activities such as work and exercise.

Extension for Beauty Industry Awards submission deadline

Extension for Beauty Industry Awards submission deadline

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design has extended the deadline for the Beauty Industry Awards, giving interested parties another week to make their submissions. Watch this video to find out more and to clue in on the categories where we most want to see more submissions....

Personal care sector growth

Personal care: Drivers behind the sector's future success

By Natasha Spencer

Business insight providers, Markets and Markets, has released its latest findings on the top 10 care chemicals including colour cosmetics, personal care ingredients, cosmetic pigments and active ingredients, that are set to dominate the market to 2021.

Top global consumer trends 2017 ageing and immediacy

Top global consumer trends 2017 part 1: ageing and immediacy

By Natasha Spencer

Market research company Euromonitor International’s recent report on the ‘Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2017’  indicates how our attitudes to cosmetics and the overall shopping experience are changing.

Fast Track Your Formulations in 2017

Fast Track Your Formulations in 2017

By Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science

You have a great formulation idea but now that you are about to put that idea into action, what is the best to get it to market as quickly as possible. What's the best approach?

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.

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...

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.

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...

R&D investment in Asia-Pacific

How brands can evolve in personal care market part III

By Natasha Spencer

Part III: Using science and nature to launch productsIn the final part of our interview, we spoke to Vito Consiglio, Vice President, Personal and Home Care, Ashland, about how Ashland is responding to regional trends and consumer demands by investing...

Key trends in APAC

How brands can evolve in personal care market part II

By Natasha Spencer

Part II: Key trendsIn our second installment, we spoke to Vito Consiglio, Vice President, Personal and Home Care, Ashland, about the key trends influencing product development and strategic planning within the APAC region.

Active Derm Singapore skin care products online

Active Derm Singapore skin care products go online

By Natasha Spencer

The Singaporean skin care producer has launched its variety of skin and hair care products online in a move that reflects Asia-Pacific's (APAC) focus on e-commerce and digital marketing.

in-cosmetics Asia 2016

Personal care brands prepare for in-cosmetics Asia 2016

By Natasha Spencer

in-cosmetics Asia 2016 is set to reveal the latest trends to dominate the Asia-Pacific (APAC) marketplace and will highlight what the personal care and ingredients sectors can expect to see going into 2017.

Improve dark circles

Vitamin E derivative improves dark circles

By Natasha Spencer

Showa Denko (SDK), a leading manufacturer and marketer of chemical products, has found an ingredient that looks set to boost the cosmetics industry through improving the visibility and appearance of dark circles around the eyes.

Marketing pollution protective cosmetics products

How Pollution Protection is transforming APAC cosmetics Part II

By Natasha Spencer

Anti-pollution products are one of the most sought after trends within the APAC region and with innovative developments, consumer attitudes and events all focusing on pollution protective cosmetics products, it is adopting sophisticated marketing campaigns.

Pollution protective cosmetics products

How Pollution Protection is transforming APAC cosmetics Part I

By Natasha Spencer

As consumers are increasingly searching for ways to protect their skin from pollution, we spoke to Christina Ho, Regional Skin Care Marketing Manager for Asia Pacific at cosmetics manufacturer Croda to discover how protecting skin from pollution aggression...

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