Exclusive insights from L’Oréal and The Body Shop, Orcé Cosmetics, Juicy Chemistry, and Nodspark reveal the key influences driving the changes in the rebounding colour cosmetics category in Asia Pacific.
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Beauty needs have shifted drastically since COVID-19, with consumers turning to cosmetic and personal care products for joy, fun and creativity versus to simply conform to societal standards, says a multi-sensory marketing expert.
Investments in temporary tattoo printing technology by beauty bigwigs hint that the future of beauty will be influenced by experimentation, the metaverse, and heightened innovation in colour cosmetics.
Whilst the fragrance category has continued to show dynamism and growth in the past year, the number of new concept launches has stagnated, with growth instead coming from existing lines extensions and flanker brands, says market trends firm Circana.
Health and beauty retailer Watsons is seeking to ease consumer concern over the hygiene of testers by piloting a ‘first of its kind’ makeup exchange programme that it hopes will encourage more purchases.
Shinsegae International has observed that economic fears are not deterring consumers from purchasing luxury niche fragrances, believing they have replaced lipstick as the new recession-proof commodity.
The skinification of hair care marks a new dawn for the sector and heightened expectations from savvy Asian consumers will push innovation forward, according to exclusive insights from Kosé, Nuggela & Sulé, Verdure, and many more hair care players.
The strength of L’Oréal’s hair care business in 2022 came as a positive post-COVID surprise as consumers aspired to healthier, more diversified looks and shopped at the premium end of this category, its CEO says.
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Logistical challenges and energy struggles are plaguing smaller independent beauty brands such as Shakeup Cosmetics, which says it is doing as much as it can not to pass on rising costs to its consumers.
Turkey-based make-up brand Note Cosmetique is refreshing its attempt at expand in Asia Pacific and has its eyes on China, India, Indonesia, as colour cosmetics continues to show promising recovery post-pandemic.
Japanese beauty company Kosé Corporation says it is waiting for China’s economy to recover from the disruptions brought about by Beijing’s zero-COIVD policies before it moves forward with plans to expand Decorté’s retail footprint in the country.
The fragrance category has evolved to become an essential category for wellness as well as self-expression, according to exclusive insights from major players like Coty, along with a line-up of exciting niche labels.
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...
The beauty and personal care category must start upgrading and innovating formulas and products to empower consumers to take shorter, colder showers – drawing inspiration from hospitals, beer brands and more, says a senior futurologist.
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.