A newly established New Zealand-based brand that uses deer placenta is hoping to break into the South East Asian market, where it believes its science-backed premium products will thrive in beauty salon and clinic channels.
Luxury French skin care brand Biologique Recherche believes the Thai market is ready for its haute couture personalised skin care services and will use it as a springboard to further expand in South East Asia.
A Singapore-based food start-up cultivating mushroom mycelium as an alternative protein source believes it can also serve the cosmetics industry as a natural, sustainable, and completely food-safe ingredient.
Almost of half of female consumers surveyed in Brunei said that social media was their main source of information when deciding which cosmetics to use or purchase, while a large proportion reported spending 10% of their monthly income on such items.
Singapore-based nutraceuticals and personal care company Herbal Pharm is set to launch a new hair care range this year to tap into the demand for natural yet efficacious products for common concerns such as hair loss and greying hair.
South Korean sustainable packaging start-up Innerbottle is working to replace its current silicone inserts with a new thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) it has developed called TPX, which will make it easier to recycle.
IFF-owned ingredients maker Lucas Meyer Cosmetics believes its latest upcycled active ingredient can solve major pain points in the hijabi hair care market, especially in the warm and muggy climates of Asia Pacific.
Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble is launching a new version of its virtual shopping experience on South East Asian e-commerce marketplace Shopee in bid to keep up with today’s rapidly evolving consumers and keep them excited about its host of...
The founders of Myanmar-based Gabar have revealed how they overcame the physical challenges of being separated from each other – and their team of perfumers – to create fragrances that could authentically represent their country and culture.
India’s personal care brand Singh Styled, which features a myriad of products such as beard nourishers, serums and shampoos, aims to enter the UK, US and Middle East markets as part of its expansion plans to serve 30 million Sikh men worldwide.
French clean beauty brand Caudalie is gearing up to expand its presence in Asia with new entries into India and Vietnam on the back of what it belives is growing demand for effective and clean skin care.
The CEO of an Asian-led make-up brand is questioning the ‘performative inclusivity’ she sees in the beauty industry, claiming it can hurt smaller, less well-funded brands that are trying to solve the frustrations of specific target consumers.
Australian healthcare company EZZ Life Science Holdings has entered the beauty and personal care space with a new hair care range which it hopes can help double its business in the next couple of years.
Malaysian micro brand Analogue Apotik is one of the pioneers of solid cologne in the Asian market, and now founder Adrian Cheong has revealed how innovation, flexibility and convenience has helped the brand compete with traditional ethanol and water-based...
Microbiome beauty brand Sage & Ylang is aiming to carve a name for itself in the niche beauty market, beginning with a partnership with the COMO Group to develop an exclusive facial treatment for one of its wellness centres.
Singapore-based body care brand Omno is aiming to fill the whitespaces it sees in the body care market, with products that are specifically developed for the Asian climate and with typical ‘skin care ingredients’ such as niacinamide.
Singapore-based livestreaming outfit, MyBKKShop, believes live commerce holds abundant potential for South East Asia’s (SEA) beauty sector, but says the region is hindered by factors such as archaic technology and a fragmented market.