China’s has released a document detailing the animal testing exemptions for imported general use cosmetics, but experts say cosmetic companies will find themselves jumping through hoops to qualify for them
The founder of natural beauty brand Bangkok Soap Opera believes the brand’s effort in engaging consumers through activities such as workshops helped to create a market for natural solid soaps that previously did not exist in Thailand.
New Zealand-based company The Better Packaging Co. is eyeing growth in the beauty industry as companies face an acceleration in e-commerce — and plastic waste generation – in light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
Singapore-based beauty brand Soul Good Project has turned to crowdfunding to fuel its plans to expand internationally as demand for skin care grows in the midst of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
A Singapore-based beauty brand has credited its partnership with micro-influencers in helping it gain brand awareness online during the tough conditions of launching in the midst of a country-wide lockdown.
The skin microbiome has been a leading subject in the personal care industry in recent years, but with more emphasis on health during these unprecedented times it has become more relevant than ever before.
The ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis is pushing Singapore-based retailer The Min List to stock more homegrown brands to support fellow local businesses and reduce logistical issues brought about by the pandemic.
The Nakdonggang National Institute of Biological Resources (NNIBR) and Jeju National University have conducted a joint study confirming that Viola verecunda extract is as effective at protecting against hair loss as conventional treatments such as minoxidil.
In our final episode of the Clean & Ethical Beauty Video Series, we discuss how the events of today will impact how the clean and ethical beauty category might look in the future. Scroll down to watch episode 6.
Azelis is predicting a shift towards products highlighting safety, transparency, and sustainability in India, amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis – with skin care set to become a cornerstone of consumers’ health and wellness concerns.
Clarification on the rules regarding animal testing in China is expected to be issued in the next six months, following the publication of the recent Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR).
Beauty retailer and pharmacy chain A.S. Watson is pushing forward with multiple sustainability initiatives but says meeting consumer consumers expectations in terms of product design and cost remains a challenge.
Sustainable sourcing and supply chains special edition
In this episode, Yve-Car Momperousse of Kreyol Essence and Emma Dawes of the Soil Association talk about how important supply chains and certifications can be in the clean beauty movement. Scroll down to watch the video.
In this episode of the Beauty Broadcast, we are joined by Oasis Skincare and Quadpack to discuss their different approaches towards zero-waste beauty, a movement that is gaining traction around the world and in the Asia Pacific region.
Communicating the concept and credentials of clean and ethical beauty in a market without any unanimous industry or consumer definition remains a big challenge, but there are plenty of clear opportunities when navigating this space. Scroll down to watch...
Personal care giant Colgate-Palmolive has developed an oral care teeth whitening composition using natural, plant-based abrasives derived from walnut tree bark and branches for improved polish and shine.
In this installment of the Clean & Ethical Beauty Video Series from CosmeticsDesign, Editor Deanna Utroske speaks with Luciana Coutinho of luluble and Alison Cutlan of biophile skincare to find out what goes on in the laboratories where clean beauty...
The long-read: In-depth on L’Oréal’s ‘For the Future’ 2030 Sustainability Plan
L’Oréal has outlined a range of sustainability measures in its ‘for the future’ program, including 2030 targets for all plastic packaging to be recycled or bio-based, all sites and centres to be carbon neutral and 95% of ingredients to be bio-based, derived...
Singapore-based organic make-up brand Liht Organics is pursuing global expansion plans to capitalise on consumers' increasing focus on clean beauty products during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Special Edition: Sustainable Sourcing and Waste Reduction
The beauty and personal care industry must innovate and collaborate to drive forward circular business models, especially in the pre-competitive space, says an executive at the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute.
In the second episode of our Clean & Ethical Beauty Video Series, we speak to two beauty trailblazers to find out what are the opportunities and challenges they have experienced in the beauty and personal care market. Scroll down to watch Episode...
Clean and ethical beauty has evolved significantly in recent years, fuelled by various environmental, societal and business factors, but why does this burgeoning category matter more today? Scroll down to watch Episode 1.