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DNA and wellness

Brand profile

Imagene Labs part I: Personalising wellness through DNA

By Natasha Spencer

As the genetics-driven wellness brand prepares to celebrate its first anniversary and attend this year’s in-cosmetics Asia, we spoke to Jia Yi Har, VP and General Manager of Imagene Labs, about how DNA profiling is transforming the personal care sector.

Shiseido make up

Shiseido adds and recalls facial lines

By Natasha Spencer

While personal care conglomerate, Shiseido, ramps up its facial expression project with a new face skin care cream, it also announced the voluntary recollection of its Integrate Killer Wink Gel Liner.

mySmink Malaysia

Exclusive interview

mySmink part II: Mastering marketing for global shoppers

By Natasha Spencer

In our second look at the new beauty player on the digital Malaysian marketplace, we profile mySmink’s business and marketing strategy to explore how it plans to harness its introduction and growth.

Innospec sets up new Chinese division

Innospec sets up new Chinese division

By Natasha Spencer

International specialty chemicals company, Innospec, has completed the registration of its wholly owned enterprise in China.

The Nagoya Protocol

South Korea commits to the Nagoya Protocol

By Natasha Spencer

As South Korea signs up to the Nagoya Protocol, the cosmetics industry is at risk of placing significant restrictions on raw material imports.

Chlitina  medical beauty

Brand profile

Chlitina Profile part I: Exploring the age of medical beauty

By Natasha Spencer

Chemist Dr. Chen Wugang is the founder of Taiwanese skin care and beauty salon franchise, with Joanna Chen now at the helm of Chlitina as the CEO. Ryan Chao, Chlitina’s Chief Operating Officer for the Greater China area, talks about the latest developments...