The tactic employed by ingredients suppliers in order to stay one step ahead has developed a much more consumer-led theme in recent years and this is relevant when observing the big players’ approach to Asia.
Regulation consultancy, REACH24H Consulting Group has backed the China FDA’s change in registration of imported non-special use cosmetics saying it will ease the process; however it is not the complete answer.
Michigan-based Amway has manufactured its own success story in an unlikely market, although its sales growth looks to be slowing in China as competition increases, and counterfeits become a bigger problem.
After much success in the Japanese beauty product market, Panasonic is now extending its reach into Southeast Asia with a new range of ‘nanoe care’ beauty and grooming products, based on its electrical expertise.
As upcoming industry events in Europe and beyond turn their attention to the new EU cosmetics regulations being exercised next year, Cosmetics Design takes a look at some of the key points from the new legislation.
As new EU regulation comes into play next year, replacing the European Cosmetics Directive, the Regulatory Workshop at the 2012 in-cosmetics Asia will look at how this affects regulatory frameworks in Europe, China, Korea and ASEAN.