The count down to the first ever Cosmetics Design Beauty Industry Awards is well under way and there are now less than four weeks to go for the cut off date for submissions to the three regional competitions.
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...
Meitu, the China-based photo app and mobile phone producer that enables its user to create, enhance and share images as part of the ever-popular selfie culture, is set to generate HK$4.88 billion (€605 mn) after agreeing a conservative price for its Hong...
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...
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.
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.
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”.
Beauty from within never went away in Asia, but in Europe initial enthusiasm waned, while in the US it never really took off in a big way. So is the time now ripe for firms to be investing in the area again?
It promised so much – the globe’s biggest cosmetic and food players L’Oréal and Nestlé applying serious marketing, research and NPD clout to drive a nascent category into the mainstream public consciousness. It was going to make beauty from within (BFW)...
With more than a quarter of Japan’s population over the age of 60, it is said that country suffers more from the issues of an ageing population than any other country. That’s no doubt why the anti-ageing industry is doing so well.
By RJ Whitehead & Shane Starling from HI-Japan in Tokyo
Japan has always led the world in functional food experimentation even if the results of most of that have remained within the confines of the 127.3m-strong nation with the world's oldest average lifespan - 84.6 years.
Asia is often viewed as the centre of beauty innovation. Here, Cosmetics Design rounds up galleries of the product launches that have stood out most to Mintel in the hair, skin and luxury packaging segments.
Compared to the likes of Asia and even Europe, the US has been a bit slower on the uptake of nutricosmetics; however the Eastern influence couple with the numerous launches of beauty drinks could change this.
Scientists at biotechnology firm Lycotec are offering an up to date development for anti-ageing nutricosmetic products by discovering a way to modify chocolate from its cocoa flavanols - an essential factor in slowing down the ageing process, without...
According to a presentation delivered by Euromonitor’s head of wellness and health at this year’s in-cosmetics event in Barcelona, the global beauty from within market is set to reach sales figures as high as €4 billion by 2015
Despite trending high with European and Japanese consumers, the US market for nutricosmetics has always trailed, although North American consumers are now noticing convenient functional food, beverage and supplements with beauty from within benefits.
Increasing awareness among consumers, an aging population, and an inclination towards less invasive beauty treatments, will help to drive the nutricosmetics market in the next few years, according to a report.
Latin American countries, particularly Brazil and Mexico, are predicted to show stellar growth in the beauty and personal care market over the next five years, according to a conference at the HBA Global Expo in New York.
In the fourth part of our special beauty from within series, we take a look at the regulations governing what you can say about nutriscosmetics products – which, in most jurisdictions, is not very much.