Anti-pollution products are one of the most sought after trends within the APAC region and with innovative developments, consumer attitudes and events all focusing on pollution protective cosmetics products, it is adopting sophisticated marketing campaigns.
As consumers are increasingly searching for ways to protect their skin from pollution, we spoke to Christina Ho, Regional Skin Care Marketing Manager for Asia Pacific at cosmetics manufacturer Croda to discover how protecting skin from pollution aggression...
As Etihad Airways announces its collaboration with leading fashion and beauty brands, we spoke to Vivienne Rudd, Director of Global Insight and Innovation, Beauty & Personal Care at Mintel on how luxury is coupling up with aviation.
As sustainability continues to grow in the natural and organic sector, we spoke to Jun-Seong Park, Heritage Material Research Team Leader/Manager, R&D Unit at AmorePacific, who emphasises that “product sustainability must be ensured to achieve sustainable...
L’Oréal Australia is making efforts to build its environmental credentials in the country, and has teamed up with TerraCycle to offer consumers a free collection and recycling service for its products.
Australia is in the process of trying to simplify its regulation of industrial chemicals, including many used widely across the beauty industry, but various brands and bodies have expressed concerns with the currently proposed changes.
Further evidence that the beauty retail tide is turning back towards bricks and mortar stores after its recent focus on an online presence, comes as more beauty brands in Australia are now investing in their high street presence.
Brisbane based start-up, MistR has developed what it refers to as the industry's 'first refillable, portable, card sized cologne atomiser' which aims to change the way men use and carry cologne around with them throughout the day.
Following Australia's announcement that it will allow 'safe access' to medicinal cannabis for suffering patients for the first time, US based Dixie is on track to introduce its marijuana infused cosmetics range to the country in 2016.
L’Oréal has launched legal proceedings against Australia's 'BrandPoint', stating it has been 'misleading and deceptive' with claims for its 'PuraSonic' product by comparing it to the global players' Clarisonic skin...
Whether working out, meditating or making healthy purchasing decisions, consumers today are taking better care of their health. This shift in behaviour has impacted the cosmetics industry, particularly with organic or natural demand.
The Body Shop is looking to make further inroads in Australia having announced the deal to acquire the company operating The Body Shop Australia from Head Franchisee Graeme Wise the assets of Adidem Pty Limited, who has been operating it since 1983.
Independent investigation unit Consumer NZ suggests that classing sunscreens as a therapeutic product, as they are in Australia, and ensuring they meet the Australian-New Zealand standard should be a priority to make the system clearer in New Zealand.
Natural active ingredient supplier IBR has been given a boost in its quest to penetrate the Eastern markets after it was granted a patent for its IBR-Snowflake product in Australia, to go with the one it has already picked up in China.
International beauty brand Sephora’s upcoming expansion into Australia participates in the ongoing diversification of the region’s cosmetics market, and will mean domestic players will need to continue to up their game with innovation.
The cosmetics sector in Australia has recorded unexpectedly steady growth of late, according to the latest market report from IBISWorld, and rising competitivity means brands must continue to adapt to consumer preferences and demands to keep this momentum...
Japanese cosmetics company, Septem Soken, has confirmed a three year extension to its research at the Eskitis Institute's 'Nature Bank', with which it looks to discover potential new ingredients for skin care products.
Synthetic and uncertified tea tree oil has been flooding the market for years now, and is cropping up in cosmetic products worldwide causing big problems for both consumers and manufacturers, a leading supplier of the ingredient claims.