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Amyris biotech facility to produce cosmetic ingredients for Asia

Amyris biotech facility to produce cosmetic ingredients for Asia

By Deanna Utroske

The company recently announced advanced plans to build a biorefinery in conjunction with the government of Queensland Australia. As part of that state’s Biofutures Acceleration Program, Amyris is set to provide bioproducts for the Asian personal care...

Deanna Utroske, Senior Correspondent for Cosmetics Design (image courtesy of Mouth Media Network)

Listen to Cosmetics Design on Beauty is Your Business

By Deanna Utroske

Senior Correspondent Deanna Utroske is the guest on the latest edition of Beauty is Your Business, in which she chats with the podcast’s hosts about the indie beauty revolution, the latest ingredient trends, and much more. Take a break from the daily...

PCHi gears up for 2018

PCHi gears up for 2018

By Natasha Spencer

Although the Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show only closed its doors two months ago, 85% of its 2018 booths have already been booked. 

Asian industry expert highlights latest trends in retail and K-Beauty

Asian industry expert highlights latest trends in retail and K-Beauty

By Simon Pitman

At the recent in-cosmetics Global event Cosmetics Design caught up with Nicole Fall, Founder of Asian Consumer Intelligence, to get the latest on the evolution of the K-Beauty trend as well as finding out about how the  fast-paced Asian retail environment...

Cosmetic imports to Vietnam exceed €1 billion

Cosmetic imports to Vietnam exceed €1 billion

By Natasha Spencer

Trade Map of the International Trade Center (ITC) and the World Bank (WB) reveals that the value of imported cosmetics entering the Vietnam market has more than doubled from below $500 mn (€469 mn) in 2011 to over $1.1 bn (€1.03 bn) in 2016.

What’s next for natural ingredients in APAC?

Gastronomia part 2: What’s next for natural ingredients?

By Natasha Spencer

With companies taking inspiration from the food and drinks industry, we asked Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst at Mintel how the sector is impacting ingredient selection, emerging product lines and consumer control.