Nutricosmetics

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.

Natural ingredient trend

Gastronomia part 1: natural products with a DIY twist

By Natasha Spencer

As consumers continue to opt for natural  ingredients, we spoke to Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst to find out how this popular trend is developing and the new product launches in APAC leading the way.

Cosmoprof Asia director discusses new show format

Cosmoprof Asia director discusses new show format

By Simon Pitman

At last week's Cosmoprof Asia event in Hong Kong, event director Michael Duck took the time out to discuss this year's new format, which saw the show split between two event spaces, and also threw some light on what to expect for next year's...

China restricts Korean-related broadcasts

China restricts Korean K-beauty influence

By Natasha Spencer

Distribution agreements and commercial relationships between China and South Korea’s cosmetics, beauty and personal industries have suffered a significant setback as China imposes stricter broadcasting rules.