The fragrance category has evolved to become an essential category for wellness as well as self-expression, according to exclusive insights from major players Coty and L’Oréal, along with a line-up of exciting niche labels.
Gulf markets offer a huge opportunity for online beauty sales due to rising demand from young consumers, claims the firm behind Nykaa, an e-commerce outfit that has enjoyed significant success in India.
Evereden has signed a deal with Sephora that will see its multi-generational skin care products on-shelf in five Asian markets – with the firm planning to ‘disrupt’ the APAC market by reaching millennial and Gen Z audiences.
Japanese cosmetics company Pola Orbis said China’s strict COVID-19 policies would have no impact on its plans to continue expanding POLA in China, noting that its luxury brand has a lot of potential with younger consumers and the second- and third-tier...
Beauty titan Estée Lauder Companies is expecting a slow recovery in China’s crucial travel retail hotspot of Hainan and does not anticipate things to be “fully back to normal” by the next fiscal year, said its CFO.
A skin care brand from Australia has made a goal to be as beneficial and accessible to as many people as possible, recognising that skin issues can exact a heavy toll on mental and emotional wellbeing, said its founder.
A Helsinki-based firm that has developed a microbiome-restoring extract is eyeing opportunities in the South Korean beauty market, which it believes will serve as a springboard to the wider Asia Pacific region.
The cosmetics industry is seeing a rising appetite for traditional oils that have been used for centuries by Africa’s indigenous people as the demand for new, powerful, and efficacious natural ingredients booms.
L’Occitane International has reported that Asia Pacific grew by 1.9% at constant rates in the first half (H1), led by Hong Kong, Australia, and Malaysia, helping to offset the second consecutive quarter of double-digit declines for China.
The double whammy of lockdowns hitting offline sales in China and tighter government regulations on e-commerce influencers stifling online sales are continuing to hit the beauty trade in the country, according to Korean powerhouse LG H&H.
More than 30,000 sq m of dedicated cosmetics and perfumes space, featuring brands such as Shiseido, Dior and Estée Lauder, has been officially unveiled at the world’s largest duty free complex in Hainan, China
P’URE Papayacare is set to launch its baby care range in China next year after gaining regulatory approval, as its parent company – Australian manufacturer G&M Cosmetics – doubles down on Asia expansion.
Unilever-owned Dove has unveiled a global campaign designed to drive diversity in virtual beauty, collaborating with game developers and a gaming charity to catalyse change and improve female representation in the gaming world.
Here we reveal exclusive insights from established and rising baby care brands Aromababy, Lovekins and P’URE PapayaCare Baby on what it takes to earn the trust of protective parents, how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the market, and why Asia Pacific...
A newly established New Zealand-based brand that uses deer placenta is hoping to break into the South East Asian market, where it believes its science-backed premium products will thrive in beauty salon and clinic channels.
The addition of a high-end homegrown C-beauty brand with a Gen Z following to its portfolio is precisely what L’Oréal needs to stay at the top of its game in the Asian market, says a leading market expert.
Getting your skin analysed from static selfies is set to become a thing of the past as beauty tech firms move to develop new technology to analyse skin and even hair with videos taken with your smartphone.
Luxury French skin care brand Biologique Recherche believes the Thai market is ready for its haute couture personalised skin care services and will use it as a springboard to further expand in South East Asia.
A Singapore-based food start-up cultivating mushroom mycelium as an alternative protein source believes it can also serve the cosmetics industry as a natural, sustainable, and completely food-safe ingredient.