Indian cosmetics brand Botnal has seen a 30% growth within three months after listing on e-commerce platform Nykaa, which galvanised its plans to further tap into its domestic market and the rising probiotics skin care space.
Hong Kong cosmetics retailer Sa Sa could leverage its pricing strategies to attract price-sensitive consumers in South East Asia, who are increasingly prudent about spending on cosmetics, says an analyst.
Exclusive insights from L’Oréal and The Body Shop, Orcé Cosmetics, Juicy Chemistry, and Nodspark reveal the key influences driving the changes in the rebounding colour cosmetics category in Asia Pacific.
The beauty industry has a duty to shift dated ideals around ageing and aesthetics, empowering consumers to be confident in their own skin and work towards realistic expectations, says the founder of facial fitness brand FaceGym.
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Beauty needs have shifted drastically since COVID-19, with consumers turning to cosmetic and personal care products for joy, fun and creativity versus to simply conform to societal standards, says a multi-sensory marketing expert.
Investments in temporary tattoo printing technology by beauty bigwigs hint that the future of beauty will be influenced by experimentation, the metaverse, and heightened innovation in colour cosmetics.
International personal care major Colgate-Palmolive is heavily invested in the digitisation of its business, building out augmented factories, clean data rooms and digital shelf innovation to drive growth globally.
The concern over long COVID and its impact on skin health will drive consumer demand for safety, thereby pushing more cosmetic companies to develop products in accordance with the ISO natural origin index, according to a new review.
Getting your skin analysed from static selfies is set to become a thing of the past as beauty tech firms move to develop new technology to analyse skin and even hair with videos taken with your smartphone.
The UK’s second-biggest health and beauty retailer Superdrug is defying the cost-of-living crisis and upping its game in premium beauty brands as it broadens its offer beyond its lower price point core.
Shaved heads, no eyebrows and messy makeup are some of the latest visuals popping up in beauty as Generation Z emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic looking to flip the lid on dated, traditional narratives.
Getting the stamp of approval from TikTok can generate a lot of success for beauty brands, but one insider cautions companies not to fall into the trap of letting TikTok dictate their product development.
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The lucrative potential of virtual beauty products, the complexities of crypto transactions and the sustainable and social challenges surrounding the metaverse must be front of mind as innovation in this fragmented space evolves, say industry experts.
The latest collection of top ranked products on the @cosme beauty platform have revealed that consumers are choosing products that can help them transition back into pre-pandemic beauty habits in a gradual manner.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has shaped and accelerated consumer priorities in beauty, and self-care, skin nourishment and playful colour have gained ground as key movements industry must consider, says Avon’s global trend forecaster.
Unified commerce where online and offline are intrinsically linked, a sharper and smarter focus on data, and investment in the metaverse must be the future focus for beauty brands and retailers, says a retail expert.
Male consumers worldwide are showing serious signs of increased interest in beauty and cosmetics, so brands must take note and invest in inclusivity efforts for this group, and beyond, says a trend expert.
E-commerce now represents the second-largest channel for cosmetics and toiletries in the UK, with growth outpacing pharmacies and drugstores, creating important opportunities for brands and e-tailers, says GlobalData.
Interest in topical and ingestible beauty products that support and even boost immunity is gaining traction, but what science can back up product developments and how much growth potential is there really in this space?
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Online beauty customer reviews in 2020 showed a sharp decline in sentiment across hair care, largely fuelled by product dissatisfaction around DIY hair colour kits and shipping issues, according to AI data specialist Revuze.
Total wellness is now integral to beauty routines and COVID-19 has driven many consumers to prioritise more ethical brands, add in rising expectations around digital experiences and product quality and 2021 has plenty of important movements to watch,...
Consumers worldwide are increasingly focused on the space they call home during the COVID-19 crisis, as professional and personal lines blur with work-from-home models. And this has created an important shift in how consumers integrate beauty into their...
Curiosity for digital, a need for inclusivity and heightened demand for green beauty are just some of the key trends set to shape the European, Middle East & African beauty market next year – here are our Top 5 EMEA trends to watch.
The beauty and personal care world has faced significant upheaval on a global scale during the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but it has also emerged as resilient and innovative despite consumer and retail trends morphing at great speed....
After a difficult start to the year with COVID-19, the beauty and personal care category is set to see sales soar as usual during the Christmas holiday season with consumers maintaining spend and shopping online, according to marketing firm Rakuten Advertising.
Fragrance consumers in Europe are looking for ‘fresh’ scents in their perfumes but manufacturers should go one step further; offering escapism and multi-functionality amid COVID-19 disruptions, says Mintel.
Clean and ethical beauty has evolved significantly in recent years, fuelled by various environmental, societal and business factors, but why does this burgeoning category matter more today? Scroll down to watch Episode 1.
CosmeticsDesign is launching a Clean & Ethical Beauty online video series this week, compiling the latest trends, data and expert opinions on how and why the business opportunities are evolving in this growing space.
Beauty is one of the hardest-hit consumer categories in the ongoing global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but it will also likely bounce back fastest because of digital strengths, says an expert consultant.
Generation Z are looking for playful beauty experiences to counter their anxiety about the future but also expect all products to be inherently sustainable and designed with purpose, say trend experts.