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How YOU can navigate China's regulations on imported cosmetics

How YOU can navigate China's regulations on imported cosmetics

By Michelle Yeomans

In an effort to standardize cross-border e-commerce procedures, China's Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) is set to release detailed regulations for the industry. This Cosmetics Design gallery breaks down the...

Foam, gel and oil textures - Asia's new wave of formulations

Asia in Focus

Foam, gel and oil textures - Asia's new wave of formulations

By Michelle Yeomans

What makes cosmetics exciting today for both Asia's R&D formulators and consumers alike? Well, regional expert Florence Bernardin says layering textures, particularly in skin care products has been providing inspiration as well as the sensorial...

Futuristic beauty devices - like you've never seen!

Asia in Focus

Futuristic beauty devices - like you've never seen!

By Michelle Yeomans

In Asia, massage has been traditionally deep rooted in beauty routines which has given modern day cosmetic players like Chanel, Dior and La Mer, food for thought when developing new age skin care devices for local markets.

in-cosmetics Barcelona 2015 photo gallery

in-cosmetics Barcelona 2015 photo gallery

By Simon Pitman

in-cosmetics has just closed its doors on the biggest and most eventful show in its 25 year history at the Fira Gran Via expo hall. And here we bring you some of the show highlights in our latest photo gallery.

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Special newsletter - Men's grooming

What do men want? Navigating Asia's male grooming demand

By Michelle Yeomans

As Western males start to experiment with a grooming regime, Asian men are looking for more complex solutions that go beyond maintaining hygiene and appearance. However, with no two markets on the region alike, it can be tricky to know which product will...

Sneak a peek inside P&G's new Singapore office

New P&G offices

Sneak a peek inside P&G's new Singapore office

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Last month, Procter & Gamble opened its new offices at the Metropolis in Singapore, marking the beginning of a new chapter in the growth of the company in the country as it renews its commitment to 800 million consumers in Asia-Pacific. Here we take...

Beards are a growing market in men’s grooming

Beards are a growing market in men’s grooming

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Last year the trend of facial hair seemed to take off and the beard is a ubiquitous sight on any busy high street across Europe and the US; and rather than hurting the men’s grooming sector, there is an opportunity for brands to target and capitalise...

A look at China's rare and precious ingredients

Asia in Focus

A look at China's rare and precious ingredients

By Michelle Yeomans

Traditional Chinese medicine includes many rare and highly efficient ingredients, of which their recognized benefits have been transferred from generation to generation. Here, regional expert Florence Bernardin takes a look at 4 of the most famous ingredients...

Does the cosmetics world know it’s Christmas time again?

Does the cosmetics world know it’s Christmas time again?

By Simon Pitman

Christmas and the holiday season can often seem like a license for the creatives in the cosmetics industry to let rip. And some of the launches highlighted in this special gallery from Mintel are certainly evidence of that.

Influenced by nature – natural ingredients in use today

Influenced by nature – natural ingredients in use today

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Natural skin care goes back thousands of years to when the Ancient Egyptians used treatments for a variety of skin conditions and with the category still being popular today, we take a look at some of the more popular naturally-derived ingredients and...

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