South East Asia

Oil and cosmetics: Mixing the industry up?

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Oil and cosmetics: Mixing the industry up?

By Natasha Spencer

Leading petrochemical developer, Michang, certainly believes so as it strives to show how oil is safe and relevant in today’s cosmetics world.

Beaubelle launches anti-fatigue eye gel in Malaysia

Beaubelle launches anti-fatigue eye gel in Malaysia

By Natasha Spencer

Holistic skin rejuvenation supplier, Beaubelle, unveils its eye gel in the Southeast Asian country as the brand strives to “tackle premature ageing caused by digital stress”.

Coty teams with DKSH in Asia

Coty teams with DKSH in Asia

By Deanna Utroske

Again Coty has partnered with the market expansion services company, in this instance to advance the beauty maker’s professional hair care business in Singapore and Malaysia.

Vietnam: Why it is a growing choice

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Vietnam: Why it is a growing choice

By Natasha Spencer

We explore the popularity of the South East Asian market with Taiwanese medical beauty name, Chlitina, following its expansion into the region.

How Lazada is utilising O2O

How Lazada is utilising O2O

By Natasha Spencer

The online shopping and selling destination in Southeast Asia is celebrating a key period in its growth, marked by its collaboration with Alibaba, and pop-up event in Singapore.

Male skin care: What's trending in 2018?

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Male skin care: What's trending in 2018?

By Natasha Spencer

As the UK-headquartered male skin care and beauty brand marks 2018 as a key growth period for its expansion in Asia, we caught up with Simon Duffy, Founder of Bulldog Skincare For Men to ask what we can expect from the male skin care sector.

Silab launches soothing skin care solution Neurofense

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Silab launches soothing skin care solution Neurofense

By Natasha Spencer

After launching its latest natural skin care offering, Neurofense, in January 2018, we got the lowdown on neuro-soothing ingredients from French cosmetics producer, Silab, and why these appeal to APAC consumers.

Wipro Consumer Care to reach $1 billion in revenue

Wipro Consumer Care to reach $1 billion in revenue

By Natasha Spencer

The Indian personal care business is set to hit the $1 bn (€815.2 mn) revenue mark by March 2018, largely prompted by the positive performance of its leading domestic names and investment in the Chinese market.

Nature Republic opens first store in Indonesia

Nature Republic opens first store in Indonesia

By Natasha Spencer

Natural beauty brand, Nature Republic, pushes forward with its overseas expansion by launching its first brick-and-mortar store to the Indonesian customer base in Jakarta.

Singapore welcomes Brands for Good initiative

Singapore welcomes Brands for Good initiative

By Natasha Spencer

Positive impact organisation, CEO Asia, launches the first Brands for Good Awards in Singapore to support and encourage the development of sustainable enterprises.

Ashland eyes emerging Asian markets to sustain regional growth

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Ashland eyes emerging Asian markets to sustain regional growth

By Gary Scattergood

Ashland is looking to step up its efforts in Myanmar, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Cambodia to drive sales success in more of Asia’s emerging markets, while also looking to ramp-up its technical services for customers in the region.

ADA Cosmetics acquires RDI Malaysia

ADA Cosmetics acquires RDI Malaysia

By Natasha Spencer

Famed cosmetics manufacturer and supplier to the hotel industry, ADA Cosmetics, confirms its procurement of body care and soap producer, RDI Malaysia.

mySmink Malaysia

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mySmink part II: Mastering marketing for global shoppers

By Natasha Spencer

In our second look at the new beauty player on the digital Malaysian marketplace, we profile mySmink’s business and marketing strategy to explore how it plans to harness its introduction and growth.

Natural active ingredients

Natural active ingredients: Achieving all-round appeal

By Natasha Spencer

As healthy lifestyles positively influence the rise in the natural active ingredient segment, marketing promotions, next generation materials, and leading Asia-Pacific (APAC) regions are all contributing to its growth.