Croda International expands Halal ingredient portfolio in anticipation of rising Halal demand as ahead of Indonesia’s October 2019 deadline to have all cosmetics certified by Majelis Ulama Indonesia (MUI).
From doomed acquisitions to a lack of understanding of the brand, we speak to an Asian consumer expert to explore what led to Crabtree & Evelyn’s downfall, and what it can do to save itself from the brink of obscurity.
As concerns of the negative effects of urban pollution continue to rise, French-Chinese brand Lu Ming Tang is tapping into growing concerns over the negative effects of pollution with products based on traditional Chinese teas.
Special edition beauty collections are an integral part of festive periods, but creating a successful one is not as easy as it looks. We speak to Matthieu Rochette-Schneider of centdegrés to find out what makes a beauty collection worthy of ushering in...
Call it Blue Beauty, Conscious Business, or a Circular Economy; in any case small beauty brands and multinational cosmetics and personal care corporations are rethinking the status quo and working to ensure that the industry won’t be undone by thoughtless...
Speaking with Sharon Kwek is Senior Innovation and Insights Analyst, Beauty and Personal Care at Mintel, we ask what has happened in beauty in The Philippines in 2018 to make it the next market to watch in 2019.
The online to offline (O2O) retail environment has led many businesses to create effective campaigns through digital platforms to entice consumers through the doors of their physical companies, but what is it about offline marketing techniques that are...
Speciality chemical company Clariant has entered a partnership with PT Martina Berto, an Indonesian cosmetics manufacturer, to tap into the company’s expertise in South East Asian plant-based ingredients.
As the makeup black market continues to thrive in the Philippines, the EcoWaste Coalition believes that the only way to tackle the problem is with hard ball methods such as stricter border control, tougher sanctions and punishments that match the crime.
From Korea to India, cosmetic companies are rushing to be one of the first to tap into the fast-growing male-grooming market in Asia, with western brands like Chanel using Asia as a launch pad for male-centric beauty products.
Thai consumers will soon be able to get their hands on previously unavailable Japanese cosmetics after iStyle Inc. partnered with Siam Piwat Group to launch an @cosme store in Bangkok, which will be the first in South East Asia