Asia in Focus

Mother nature part 1: Adapting ingredient use

Exclusive interview

Mother nature part 1: Adapting ingredient use

By Natasha Spencer

We spoke to Sharon Kwek, Senior Innovation and Insights Analyst, beauty and personal care, Mintel about how brands can harvest natural ingredients to protect and preserve sources in their nearby environment.

Colour Cosmetics trends in 2018

Colour Cosmetics trends in 2018

By Natasha Spencer

Sunny Um, Beauty & Fashion Analyst at Euromonitor International held a session on identifying opportunities in colour cosmetics in Asia-Pacific (APAC) at in-cosmetics from 31 October - 2nd November. Following the talk, we explore Euromonitor’s latest...

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...

Asia leads global skin care sales, Euromonitor International reports

Asia leads global skin care sales, Euromonitor International reports

By Natasha Spencer

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) beauty market has achieved a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6% in recent years, announced global market intelligence company, Euromonitor International. Out of the total number of global sales, 51% of these come from the...

Kanebo to welcome new president in the New Year

Kanebo to welcome new president in the New Year

By Natasha Spencer

The skin care, make up and hair care provider will kick off 2018 with a change at the top as it replaces its president, representative director and executive officers.