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Wipro Consumer Care to reach $1 billion in revenue

Wipro Consumer Care to reach $1 billion in revenue

By Natasha Spencer

The Indian personal care business is set to hit the $1 bn (€815.2 mn) revenue mark by March 2018, largely prompted by the positive performance of its leading domestic names and investment in the Chinese market.

PCHi 2018 preview: China in focus

PCHi 2018 preview: China in focus

By Natasha Spencer

In its 11th edition, Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) will promote the latest innovative launches and industry developments to a global audience.

Mother nature part 1: Adapting ingredient use

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Mother nature part 1: Adapting ingredient use

By Natasha Spencer

We spoke to Sharon Kwek, Senior Innovation and Insights Analyst, beauty and personal care, Mintel about how brands can harvest natural ingredients to protect and preserve sources in their nearby environment.

Biotech Trends of 2017

Biotech Trends of 2017

By Simon Pitman

Biotech is helping to revolutionise the formulation of cosmetic and personal care products, with huge leaps in the technology serving to enhance product efficacy, reduce costs and lowering the impact on the environment.

DKSH opens colour cosmetics innovation centre

DKSH opens colour cosmetics innovation centre

By Natasha Spencer

Leading ingredients and specialty chemicals distributor and provider of market expansion services, DKSH, unveils its first innovations centre, dedicated to colour cosmetics in South Korea.

‘Natural’ beauty part 1: Is labelling all what it seems?

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‘Natural’ beauty part 1: Is labelling all what it seems?

By Natasha Spencer

Ahead of next week’s in-cosmetics Asia three-day showcase, we caught up with Nicole Fall, Founder of Asian Consumer Intelligence, to examine how the natural trend is being shaped by demands for simple natural items and clear labelling requirements.

in-cosmetics Asia counts down to 10th edition

in-cosmetics Asia counts down to 10th edition

By Natasha Spencer

Asia’s leading personal care ingredients event will celebrate its 10th instalment by welcoming first-time speakers and exhibitors, and unveiling recent product launches.

Chinese selective spending habits

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Chinese selective spending habits part I: What the economy means for beauty

By Natasha Spencer

Market research agency, Mintel, reveals how urban Chinese consumers are more selective spenders in 2017, so we caught up with Laurel Gu, Research Director, and Jessica Jin, Associate Beauty Director to find out why this is and the impact this is likely...

Is paraben research sensationalised?

Is paraben research sensationalised?

By Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science

Research can be used to support amazing and important findings – it can also unfortunately be taken the wrong way before a true causative relationship is established, to create fear.

Fearful free from claims

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Free from claims part I: Full of fear

By Natasha Spencer

Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science, highlights how today’s cosmetics and personal care brands are centring on including negative ‘free from’ claims that are creating misplaced fear in consumers.

Anti-ageing in APAC

Anti-ageing in APAC part I: Potential to outpace Europe

By Natasha Spencer

As the anti-ageing cosmetics arena continues to grow at an accelerated pace throughout Asia-Pacific (APAC), we asked Sharon Kwek, Senior Innovation and Insights Analyst, Beauty and Personal Care at Mintel what this societal trend means for cosmetics companies.

Nexgen was offering spider and scorpion toxin ingredients at the show

The hottest ingredient launches at in-cosmetics Korea

By Belinda Carli, director of The Institute of Personal Care Science

Following up from the inspirational in-cosmetics Korea 2017, what were some of the key trends we’ve seen emerging in this region, and actives being launched set to dominate in the coming year? And which of these trends are we likely to see migrate to...

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