Beauty From Within

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.

Indie brands part 1: The formula for success

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Indie brands part 1: The formula for success

By Natasha Spencer

As the beauty industry anticipates a rise in indie brands, we spoke to Sharon Kwek, Senior Innovation and Insights Analyst, Beauty and Personal Care, Mintel, about what we can expect from the not-so-small-timers.

Being me: Individualism and diversity booms in China

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Being me: Individualism and diversity booms in China

By Natasha Spencer

Commenting on whether the 'Being Me' trend hails from the personalisation and customisation trend, Joyce Lam, Trends Analyst, APAC, at Mintel said: “Product personalisation and customisation do make part of ‘Being Me’, but the trend itself is...

Shiro expands out of Japan into UK

Shiro expands out of Japan into UK

By Natasha Spencer

The beauty brand’s move into London, UK, marks a strategic step as it turns its attention beyond its home country of Japan.

Face masks part 1: From salons to at-home pampering

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Face masks part 1: From salons to at-home pampering

By Natasha Spencer

As facial masks have become "an integral part of many consumers’ regular skin care routines throughout the Asia Pacific region", we asked Sharon Kwek, Senior Innovation and Insights Analyst, Beauty and Personal Care at Mintel what is driving...

L'Oréal and Tencent delve into MarTech

L'Oréal and Tencent delve into MarTech

By Natasha Spencer

Beauty giant, L'Oréal, and Chinese media name, Tencent, launch their brand data centre and focus on inspiring beauty with MarTech.

DIY & customisation: Market evolution from West and East

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DIY & customisation: Market evolution from West and East

By Natasha Spencer

With DIY and customisation becoming huge buzzwords in 2017, we spoke to Florence Bernardin, Founder of Information & Inspiration about why this trend has really got off the ground now.

Chlitina  medical beauty

Brand profile

Chlitina Profile part I: Exploring the age of medical beauty

By Natasha Spencer

Chemist Dr. Chen Wugang is the founder of Taiwanese skin care and beauty salon franchise, with Joanna Chen now at the helm of Chlitina as the CEO. Ryan Chao, Chlitina’s Chief Operating Officer for the Greater China area, talks about the latest developments...

Ayurvedic beauty in India

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Ayurvedic beauty in India part II: A way of life

By Natasha Spencer

The Indian government and leading brands recognise the potential of Ayurvedic beauty and are supporting its growth, Shreyansh Kocheri, Senior Research Analyst at Euromonitor International explains.

Meitu boosts Chinese augmented reality drive

Meitu boosts Chinese augmented reality drive

By Natasha Spencer

Chinese mobile internet company, Meitu, has tapped into the growing technological trend by installing its virtual counter cosmetics experience via its MakeupPlus app.

Emotions impact make up

Emotions dominate make up selection

By Natasha Spencer

Customisation and personalisation within colour cosmetics has been a hot trend of 2017, so we caught up with Marty Lumain, a Chemical Engineer at Seppic to talk about the role that emotions play in shaping our cosmetics choices.

Shiseido launches new Waso skin care line

Shiseido launches new Waso skin care line

By Natasha Spencer

Japanese multinational personal care company, Shiseido, prepares to reveal its new Waso range of products designed for the Millennial demographic.

Kanebo Cosmetics China

Kanebo Cosmetics to reach China in 2020

By Natasha Spencer

Skin care, make up and hair care beauty producer, Kanebo Cosmetics, prepares to launch its latest line of skin care products in China for 2020.

Voice technology build emotional connection

Voice technology part I: Building emotional connections with customers

By Natasha Spencer

The Speak Easy study, managed by media and marketing firm, Mindshare, and creative think tank, J. Walter Thompson Innovation Group, have released its report outlining how brands should incorporate voice activation and tech into their propositions to build...

What not to miss at in-cosmetics Global 2017

in-cosmetics Global 2017 Preview

What not to miss at in-cosmetics Global 2017

By Simon Pitman

Our latest CD Buzz highlights the not-to-miss bits at in-cosmetics Global 2017. When the doors open in London's Docklands next week there will be a focus on sustainability, a special feature on colour cosmetics, a packed educational programme and...

Shiseido celebrates 60 years in Taiwan

Shiseido celebrates 60 years in Taiwan

By Natasha Spencer

As 2017 marks 60 years in Taiwan for leading Japanese multinational personal care company Shiseido, we look at how it’s developed its presence and how the Taiwanese market is transforming.

Beauty and fitness in APAC

Beauty and Fitness part 3: Looking after the inner you

By Natasha Spencer

Active consumers in the APAC region not only pursue beauty purchases that maintain their outward appearance throughout the day, but also those that accompany healthy physical and mental wellbeing, emphasises Sharon Kwek, Senior Innovation and Insights...

Active beauty trend

Active beauty: Making health and fitness look good

By Natasha Spencer

Market research company, Mintel, reveals that active beauty is set to be a dominant trend in 2017, as companies invest in tools and applications that encourage consumers to focus on health, fitness and beauty.

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....

Reckitt Benckiser Malaysia account awarded to Optimedia

Reckitt Benckiser Malaysia account awarded to Optimedia

By Natasha Spencer

FMCG leader, Reckitt Benckiser Malaysia, has selected Malaysian advertising and marketing company, Optimedia, to become its media agency partner, according to a report published by Asia’s news outlet, Marketing.

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.

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