The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has recognised cosmetics maker Shiseido’s Social Business Model, whereby it seeks to improve social status and lifestyle of rural women by skin care products, as ‘Business Call to Action’ (BCtA).
According to a report published by China's largest e-tailer Taobao.com; 2015 witnessed explosive growth in online shopping overseas, with new buyers accounting for 28 per cent, and with a preference for local specialties in other countries and regions.
Back in February, Cosmetics Design reported on the rise of anti-pollution products in Asia. Here at in-cosmetics Bangkok, Mintel confirms the category is the one to watch as product claims grew 63% between 2011 and 2013.
A team of researchers in Finland have developed a disposable beauty patch that uses microampere current to enhance absorption of skin care products that will offer future consumers an opportunity to perform galvanic skin treatments at home.
In 2012, China became the world's third largest cosmetics market following the US and Japan. Now, analysts report that by October 2013, the total sales of skin care products in China to have reached CNY 47.9 billion.
The new calendar has seen the continuing growth of one of the biggest trends in South Korea, and it’s not the exuberant, catchy, feel-good viral dance phenomenon unearthed in 2012; but rather the increase in men’s make-up sales.
Rising purchasing power and fashion consciousness are driving the cosmetics sector in India, which is currently estimated at INR 261.4bn (EUR 3.91bn) and anticipated to grow at a CAGR of around 17 percent during 2011-15, according to a new report from...
First snail slime, then snake venom, now it is frog skin.
Scientists in South Korea are claiming that a new study has shown
the skin of bullfrogs produces antioxidants that can help fight
human skin aging.
Global skin care launches have tended to feature the big
international players launching well known brands in new markets,
however, this time it's a small Chinese company launching its skin
care line in the US.
Recently the country on everybody's lips has been China, but with
the economy in Brazil also booming, South America's largest market
for cosmetics and toiletries has grown at 15 per cent annually over
the past three years.