The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has shaped and accelerated consumer priorities in beauty, and self-care, skin nourishment and playful colour have gained ground as key movements industry must consider, says Avon’s global trend forecaster.
In our round-up of the recent product developments in the Asia Pacific beauty and personal care market, we look into Kao’s waterless space shampoo innovation, LG H&H’s first vegan make-up brand, and more.
Male consumers worldwide are showing serious signs of increased interest in beauty and cosmetics, so brands must take note and invest in inclusivity efforts for this group, and beyond, says a trend expert.
Kao Corporation is preparing to send a waterless shampoo sheet to the International Space Station in 2022, a move that is being predicted will give waterless beauty the exposure it needs to shift long-held water habits.
Kosé Corporation has entered a partnership with spa group Aman Group to showcase Decorté in a series of exclusive facial and body treatments as it strives to turn the brand into a global prestige beauty powerhouse.
Japanese beauty and personal giant Shiseido will be making “aggressive marketing investments” in the fourth quarter to capitalise on what it believes is the beginning of market recovery from this year’s COVID-19 resurgence.
In the latest episode of the Beauty Broadcast, our guests from Lovebyt and Vedix explain how the oral care sector is progressing from meeting basic health needs, to becoming a beauty and lifestyle essential.
Japanese cosmetics company Shiseido has recorded a 194.8% surge in operating profits as sales grew in all regions except for its home market thanks to its skin beauty and prestige brands, as well as the strength of its e-commerce business.
In this round-up of the top five stories on the digital developments and beauty tech in the cosmetics industry, featuring Chinese video-sharing platform Bilibili, Biotech start-up Sequential Skin and more.
The Estée Lauder Companies recorded organic net sales growth of 10% in Asia Pacific despite the wave of COVID-triggered lockdowns that hit the region, driven by the strong performance of China and South Korea.
On this episode of Indie Pioneers, we chat with Dan Terry, the founder and creative director of Oo La Lab to discuss the potential of niche Asian fragrance brands in the global market and talk about the importance of scent to heritage and culture.
NFC-enabled packaging can help to minimise the environmental impact of product packaging, in addition to boosting engagement with consumers, claims a company that has recently worked with Paco Rabanne.
Kiwi brand Ecostore has underlined the global eco-initiatives it will be focusing on next year, including expanding the footprint of its refill stations and reducing its reliance on water in its formulations.
Over the last couple of years, we have seen beauty companies radically scale up sustainable action and pledges, shifting from linear to circular ways of working. While the push for circularity is stronger than ever, there remains a host of challenges...
In our round-up of the top five stories trending on our social channels, we highlight a waterless innovation from beauty start-up The Powder Shampoo, Amorepacific’s acquisition of a cult beauty brand and more.
Hong Kong-listed L’Occitane’s latest quarterly sales figures of the 2022 fiscal year have outperformed those from before the pandemic thanks to the performance of key brands, online sales and offline recovery.
On this episode of the Beauty Broadcast, we explore the growing popularity of solid beauty products and discuss what it will take to solidify the mainstream adoption of this eco-friendly product format with experts from Forestwise, Nuebar and Coconut...
Personal care giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) has reported a net sales rise for the first quarter (Q1) of fiscal 2022, though profits suffered due to a challenging cost environment – an ongoing issue it plans to overcome with price hikes.
Leading academics, senior brand execs and a host of market and regulatory specialists will be taking centre stage at our Probiota Asia digital summit next week - and you can register to attend for FREE.
International skin care major Beiersdorf has developed a method to profile skin based on moisture levels and geographical location, providing an accurate picture of overall skin condition and enabling personalised product recommendations.