South East Asia holds huge opportunities for natural cosmetic ingredients due to its unique ecosystem and rich biodiversity, according to Clariant, which believes it is only 'scratching the surface' of the region's vast untapped potential.
The use of new ingredients from traditional and indigenous plants and herbs will continue to be a ‘key driver’ in the natural beauty market, with consumers’ appetites for new innovation in the sector showing no signs of dimming.
An essential oils firm that grows lemongrass, cinnamon, torch ginger and vetiver in one thousand acres of lush countryside in Malaysia's Borneo state of Sabah is seeking new cosmetics and fragrance opportunities.
Founder of Thai organic brand ZNYA believes there is a demand for its organic skin care products in Canada and Europe, because consumers in those markets are willing to spend more money when it comes to health and wellness.
A huge body of scientific evidence makes it hard to deny that pollution from the agricultural industry has contributed significantly to global climate change, but what might perplex some is how this is connected to the cosmetics and personal care industry.
What is claimed to be the world’s first eco-friendly and biodegradable glitter has been launched in China at the PCHi exhibition, and won the event’s Fountain Award for its plant-derived cosmetic glitter.