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Pterostilbene can be found in blueberries

Study shows blueberry anti-oxidant prevents UV damage

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

A stilbenoid found in blueberries and grapes may have the capacity to prevent several types of UV-mediated damage, reddening of the skin and loss of skin barrier function when applied topically.

Pond's skin whitening ad in Pakistan raising eyebrows

Pond's skin whitening ad in Pakistan raising eyebrows

By Lucy Whitehouse

Western observers of the ever-popular skin-whitening trend in Asia continue to voice their disapproval, with a recent Pond’s advert in Thailand, which features the tagline ‘Dark Out, White In’, sparking debate.

Natural & Organic show represents new focus in Asia

Natural & Organic show represents new focus in Asia

By Michelle Yeomans

As natural and organic supplement and beauty brands flocked to Hong Kong for the first Natural & Organic Products Asia event last week, the show is proof that consumer preference for green is on the up in Asia.

Fragrance in Asia -  a segment worth investing in?

Asia in Focus

Fragrance in Asia - a segment worth investing in?

By Michelle Yeomans

Although the fragrance category can hold it's own in the West, it's still small business in Asia which our expert says it due to several cultural reasons and warns that whilst there is opportunity to invest, it's not going to be down the...

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