Nutricosmetics

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.

Emogreen wins functional ingredients award

Seppic’s Emogreen wins functional ingredients award

By Natasha Spencer

As Seppic Asia’s Emogreen won the best prize in the functional ingredients category of the Best Ingredient Awards Innovation at in-cosmetics Asia 2016, we spoke to Marty Lumain, Asia Pacific Beauty Care Marketing Manager at Seppic about the product and...

Cosmoprof Asia 2016, in photos

Cosmoprof Asia 2016, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmoprof Asia 2016 event opened its doors in Hong Kong last week. And this year was the first for the "One Fair, Two Event Spaces" concept, which saw the exhibition expanding beyond the Hong Kong Exhibition and Conference Centre on Hong...

Ashland’s new brand identity in APAC

How brands can evolve in personal care market part I

By Natasha Spencer

Part I: Brand IdentityAs the personal care industry in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region continues to develop and compete with its US and European counterparts, we take an in-depth look at one of the leading brands focusing on the APAC marketplace.In this...

Croda invests in laboratories in Asia Pacific

Croda invests in three new laboratories in APAC

By Natasha Spencer

Croda International, the British speciality chemicals company, has furthered its plans to open three new laboratories in Greater China, Republic of Korea and Indonesia.

in-cosmetics Asia 2016

Personal care brands prepare for in-cosmetics Asia 2016

By Natasha Spencer

in-cosmetics Asia 2016 is set to reveal the latest trends to dominate the Asia-Pacific (APAC) marketplace and will highlight what the personal care and ingredients sectors can expect to see going into 2017.

Improve dark circles

Vitamin E derivative improves dark circles

By Natasha Spencer

Showa Denko (SDK), a leading manufacturer and marketer of chemical products, has found an ingredient that looks set to boost the cosmetics industry through improving the visibility and appearance of dark circles around the eyes.