French clean beauty brand Caudalie is gearing up to expand its presence in Asia with new entries into India and Vietnam on the back of what it belives is growing demand for effective and clean skin care.
Colour cosmetics, ‘fashion’ hair dyes and perfumes were among the most in-demand categories among South Korean beauty consumers, according to new mid-year sales data from leading beauty retailer Olive Young.
The latest collection of top ranked products on the @cosme beauty platform have revealed that consumers are choosing products that can help them transition back into pre-pandemic beauty habits in a gradual manner.
Major brands including Sephora, Lush Cosmetics, Health & Glow and SUGAR Cosmetics have exclusively shared their insights on how they are redefining the in-store consumer experience in the wake of the COVID-pandemic.
In our round-up of the recent trend developments in the Asia Pacific beauty and personal care market, we feature stories on beauty’s role in travel retail, demand for silicone-free hair conditioners, beauty live commerce in SEA, and more.
Genderless and gender fluid have risen as beauty concepts over time, but gender freedom takes things further to capture and empower the hearts and minds of every consumer identify, say leading beauty execs.
From pop-ups to new launches, and digital immersion to sustainability, we reveal how major brands and duty-free retail giants are expecting an imminent travel retail beauty boom as travellers once again take to the skies.
Gotha Cosmetics has set up local production in China, where it believes it can tap into the post-COVID growth potential of the market while lessening the burden of rising shipping costs and delivery lead times.
The beauty sector might be one of the hottest arenas in e-commerce, but there looks set to be boundless new opportunities on the horizon for digital-savvy brands, from social commerce advances to the metaverse.
Kao is mulling over the decision to discontinue or divest another 13 of its beauty brands by 2024 to focus on its core G11 and R8 products, amid warnings that the impact of the pandemic will continue to be felt across the 12 months.
South Korean consumer goods giant LG Household and Health Care announces record-breaking sales and operating profit numbers for its 2021 fiscal year, marking the company’s 17th consecutive year of growth.
South Korean cosmetic products from SMEs and start-ups have chalked up the biggest growth in exports in the past decade and is now the second-largest category, according to a new report from trade chiefs.
Unified commerce where online and offline are intrinsically linked, a sharper and smarter focus on data, and investment in the metaverse must be the future focus for beauty brands and retailers, says a retail expert.
Japanese beauty and personal giant Shiseido will be making “aggressive marketing investments” in the fourth quarter to capitalise on what it believes is the beginning of market recovery from this year’s COVID-19 resurgence.
A new joint survey conducted by Japanese companies Mercari and istyle Inc has found that Japanese beauty consumers are turning to second-hand marketplaces as a means to try products before committing to a full purchase.
The Estée Lauder Companies recorded organic net sales growth of 10% in Asia Pacific despite the wave of COVID-triggered lockdowns that hit the region, driven by the strong performance of China and South Korea.
Active beauty brand Solyph is aiming to tap into what it believes are greater opportunities for the brand following the increase in personal health and wellness concerns that have accelerated due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
NFC-enabled packaging can help to minimise the environmental impact of product packaging, in addition to boosting engagement with consumers, claims a company that has recently worked with Paco Rabanne.
Over the last couple of years, we have seen beauty companies radically scale up sustainable action and pledges, shifting from linear to circular ways of working. While the push for circularity is stronger than ever, there remains a host of challenges...