In our round up of the recent product developments in the Asia Pacific beauty and personal care market, we highlight a hair treatment from Essential, Fixderma’s solution for acanthosis nigricans, and more.
Missed our social media updates? Check out the highlights in our round-up of the most popular stories on our social media channels this year, featuring exciting new product developments, biggest beauty trends, and more.
Check out our recap of the most-read beauty and personal care stories of November 2022 – featuring LG H&H woes in China, Kao's impending price hikes, the potential of African traditional oils, and more.
Singapore-based nutraceuticals and personal care company Herbal Pharm is set to launch a new hair care range this year to tap into the demand for natural yet efficacious products for common concerns such as hair loss and greying hair.
Natural and organic labelling claims, certification and branding are confusing enough even for industry professionals, so imagine how consumers feel. We spoke to Ecovia Intelligence-founder Amarjit Sahota to find out how things can be simplified.
Biotechnology is nothing new. People have been modifying natural systems to make and alter products for thousands of years. What is new is the scale and specificity of biotech. Today, molecularly identical ‘natural’ ingredients are available virtually...
Just days after a parliamentary committee released a review in favour of a ban in the UK, the government has announced any personal care products containing microplastic will be prohibited from sale by the end of 2017.
Four key trends are set to define the Asia Pacific skin care market in the coming period, according to recent research by Euromonitor International. In this mini-series, Cosmetics Design takes a closer look at each: this time, we consider ethical.
The first ever in-cosmetics summit kicked off in London with a big focus on reformulation, given that the industry has had to redesign many of its products due to market demand, differing climates, cultural preferences, trends, and health and safety concerns.
A new study has linked high levels of chemicals that we come across every day in the environment, plastics, and other household items, with women experiencing menopause 2-4 years earlier – however none of the concerning ingredients studied are used in...
This year the most relevant news in the cosmetics industry spanned the region and a telling array of topics: the environment in China, novel skin care ingredients, animal testing in India, influential industry trends across the region, and digital strategy...
France’s Competition Authority (Autorité de la concurrence) has issued a fine to 11 personal and home care companies, which includes L’Oréal, Unilever, and Beiersdorf, over allegations of a conspiracy to rig the prices of products such as shampoo.
Consumer Reports 'ShopSmart' says it has found numerous body care products with potentially harmful ingredients, such as coal tar color, triclosan, and formaldehyde releasing chemicals following a year long investigation.
European cosmetic companies, including L'Oréal and Beiersdorf are keeping an eye on the current political crisis in Ukraine, but are reporting no disruption to their operations in and exports to the country.
Representatives of congress have introduced the 'Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act', which they propose will close major loopholes in the federal law that currently allows companies to use ingredients in cosmetics known to damage...