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.
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.
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...
As consumers become increasingly aware and concerned about the effect pollution has on the skin, we speak to Alain Khaiat, President at Seers Consulting who gives us the latest on this growing sector and its future potential.
As the Indian skin-whitening market focuses on beauty-enhancing claims around health, David Tyrrell, Global Analyst at Mintel says “brands need to take the ethical high-ground when talking about fairer skin care solutions”.
This is the question in-cosmetics Asia 2016’s New Spotlight On feature will examine when it will display a range of anti-pollution products and the latest innovative ingredients helping to redress the topic.
Skin whitening has been a mega trend in Asia for a number of years now, but with questions over the safety of some ingredients and several skin whitening campaigns causing uproar, the dynamics of the category look set for change.
One of the leading beauty companies in Korea, AmorePacific, has just obtained certification for its latest skin brightening ingredient, a move that suggests it is pushing ahead with R&D for its skin whitening offering.
Gems are big in anti-ageing right now. While snail extract and bee venom has been capturing formulators' attention in recent years, diamond powder and precious gems have been rising through the ranks – thanks to their high quality rejuvenating properties.
Global beauty player Shiseido has launched three new sun protection products onto the market in Japan, using its sweat- and water-resistant technology in a bid to target the children’s sun care market.
Specialty chemicals firm Sirona Biochem has announced that its new skin lightening compound has recently gone through safety and efficacy testing that has brought the innovation a major step closer towards licensing.
With interest in the potential of cannabis in cosmetics products on the rise across the globally, Malaysia’s health ministry was recently forced to investigate claims that domestic retailers have been illegally selling such items.
In the past few months we have seen a plethora of new natural-based ingredient launches targeting the anti-ageing beauty market, including, a raspberry extract, a green coffee oil ingredient and a new apple stem cell-based ingredient.
The male grooming sector is seeing a strong boost across Asia, thanks to the growing enthusiasm among male consumers for a meterosexual style - in India, the latest category to tap into this is sun care.
A team of researchers has shown the efficacy of specific collagen peptides to improve skin moisture and, for the first time, to prevent and reduce the fragmentation of the dermal collagen network, thus counteracting one of the hallmarks of skin ageing.
With 3D Bioprinting promising great future advances, cosmetics companies are exploring its potential for skin care applications. However, Arnold Bos at Lux Research calls for caution as printing cells is not as predictable as packaging...
From sea anemones to snail slime, copper to stem cells, innovation within anti-ageing is progressing at a fierce rate, as the sector attempts to keep on top of the huge growth potential offered by baby boomers, now reaching their fifties and sixties in...