The 2015 edition of in-cosmetics Asia has opened its doors to global ingredients suppliers as they aim to do business with buyers, manufacturers, formulators, scientists and marketing professionals from across Asia.
Malaysian cosmetics startup, Hermo has raised US$2 million in funding to back its ambitions to break into new markets with a service that promises to simplify sourcing international brands for online shoppers.
To support the Philippines - the world’s largest coconut oil producing country, Cocowell Corp is putting its money where its mouth is by re-investing revenue made from exports to Japan, in seedlings and fertilizer for Filipino villages.
Thailand's cosmetics, reported to have already gained popularity in Vietnam due to their high quality at low prices, will see more opportunity to expand in Southeast Asia, thanks to the formation of the ASEAN Economic Community at the end of the...
According to Kantar Worldpanel, Filipinos are prioritizing beauty products more as the personal care sector increased by 11 per cent in June 2015 from a year ago, outpacing growth in other megasectors such as food, beverage and household care.
Companies in Asia are already working with educational institutions to offer internships and attract fresh graduates to the cosmetics industry. Clariant is among those on the lookout for fresh talent..
In an effort to gain real visibility in Singapore; French skin care brand, Crème Simon has signed a deal with MediaCorp, an expert in print, online and TV platforms in return for a stake in its business.
As Unilever strives to become more engaged with beauty customers in Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines, Irish mobile marketer 'Brandtone' has been entrusted with making that happen - via mobile data led campaigns.
With Euromonitor forecasting Indonesia as one of the top 10 global skin care markets by 2019, personal care ingredient suppliers are stepping up their efforts to penetrate and consolidate their presence.
Despite the obvious sustainable benefits of coconut oil over palm, a politician has accused the Philippines government that the latter should be given an equal footing as coconut shows 'little growth' due to pests and calamities.
The global cosmetics player has appointed a new president, JuE Wong, effective August 3th, and has also signed an agreement with prestige beauty distributor Luxasia Ventures as it sets its sights on Southeast Asia expansion.
Euromonitor has revealed ASEAN's four largest markets – Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Malaysia to be key for multinationals looking to enter the AEC. This gallery compiles the firm's detailed insights into Southeast Asian consumers’...
Clariant held an opening ceremony last week to celebrate the inauguration of its application lab in Singapore, one it hopes will interact with customers to 'develop tomorrow’s megatrends in Asia Pacific'.
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.
Following the roll out of natural male skin care range, Bulldog in Korea in 2013, Cosmetics Design caught up with founder Simon Duffy to discuss the challenge of the expansion and how men have reacted to the UK brand.
With emerging markets slowing down, attention has turned to core businesses and untapped markets such as Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey. Cosmetics Design caught up with Euromonitor to discuss new growth hot spots.
As the Association of Southeast Asian Nations moves towards a unified 10-member state, measures are being put in place to reduce trade barriers, ease investment, and ensure the free flow of goods, services and skilled labour.
While there may be slight growth in palm oil exports in Indonesia it is not expected to be significant as markets are weak and prices could remain low, according to the Indonesian Palm Oil Producers Association (Gapki).
University lecturer Dr Mahiran Basri has been recognised for her work in successfully diversifying the use of oils and fats which resulted in an innovation formulated through nanotechnology that is beneficial to cosmetics, and in particular skin care.