Cosmocos’ functional cosmetic formulation, developed using patented raw materials and microemulsification technology, has completed and passed the review by South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS).
K-beauty brand Etude has launched a new eye shadow product that allows consumers to customise their own palette, tapping into personal colour and personality test trends that have taken South Korea by storm in recent times.
Nivea-Kao’s latest innovation, containing a functional ingredient that releases a fresh scent each time a user breaks into a sweat, capitalises on the lack of products that address “sticky neck” issues.
A Chinese study analysing global data shed light on the prevalence rates of mental health disorders among individuals with atopic dermatitis (AD), emphasising the need for holistic approaches to patient care.
K-beauty giant Amorepacific’s says its Lipcure Beam combines lip diagnosis, care and makeup capabilities in a single device, addressing the gap in existing products that mostly only offer moisturising function.
Taiwan researchers have found that extracellular vesicles released from umbilical cord stem cells (UCMSC-EVs) display anti-inflammatory activity and induce antioxidant defence systems, suggesting their effectiveness in wound healing and against skin ageing.
Alkylated hyaluronic acid, a modified form of hyaluronic acid is effective in restoring normal skin formation when its barrier function is compromised by dryness, highlighting its role in skin protection, according to Japanese researchers from Rhoto Pharmaceutical...
South Korean conglomerate Shinsegae International is accelerating the expansion of its imported cosmetics business by striking various exclusive distribution deals for popular overseas brands and those with high growth potential.
Kao-owned prestige skin care brand KANEBO has seen its brand recognition in China blossom after entering Douyin’s e-commerce platform, and aims to ride the wave of growth with festive packaging targeted at Chinese consumers.
South Korean nutricosmetics brand Vital Beautie, owned by K-beauty giant Amorepacific, has launched a retinol-based dietary supplement that claims to be safe even for people who are sensitive to the ingredient.
China’s annual Singles Day Shopping Festival obtained an overall Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) of cosmetics totalling CNY78.6bn (USD11bn) across e-commerce platforms, with local brands making a strong showing on the best-selling charts, according to...
We round up the most recent developments in the exciting Chinese beauty market, including MINISO fragrances, La Prairie’s Douyin debut, China’s new toothpaste regulations, Perfect Diary’s fine line-reducing lipstick, and more.
South Korean cosmetics brands can tap into the opportunities presented by the lack of products catered for younger consumers in Japan, where the mature population is often the prioritised target group, says an industry expert.
Japanese personal care major Mandom has uncovered the mechanism that acts directly on sweat glands to reduce sweating, which has significant potential for the development of next-generation antiperspirants.