Indian beauty brand Saba Personal Care is hoping that its combination of halal and vegan products will broaden its appeal beyond Muslim consumers and steal a march on the MNCs that are yet to truly exploit such categories.
A Philippines-based environmental pressure group is taking its fights against adulterated and potentially harmful cosmetics across the region, after securing a number of notable victories in South East Asia.
As the personal care industry is gearing up for new product releases in 2018, we spoke to Kunal Mahajan, Project Manager for Chemicals and Energy, Kline, about what is set to prove a hit with consumers.
Ashland is looking to step up its efforts in Myanmar, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Cambodia to drive sales success in more of Asia’s emerging markets, while also looking to ramp-up its technical services for customers in the region.
European consumer goods conglomerate, Unilever, and manufacturer and distributor, Europe & Asia Commercial Company (EAC), have launched a joint venture targeting Myanmar and the Asia- Pacific (APAC) markets.
Natural speciality fine ingredients business, Frutarom, has agreed to acquire Vietnamese Western Flavors and plans to build a new flavours plant in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to help expand the business throughout the country and the wider APAC region.
Bell Flavors & Fragrances, which creates and deliver flavours, fragrances, botanical extracts and specialty ingredients has acquired the fragrance arm of Singapore-based chemical ingredients distributor, Nardev Chemie.
Officials from various of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are taking part in a delegation to South Korea this week, in a bid to learn more about the ongoing booming success of the country’s beauty industry.
With a population of 600 million, Southeast Asia is brimming with opportunity in the area of e-commerce where beauty players are set to really benefit if they are willing to establish themselves online, outside of the giant e-retail platforms.
Pakistani brand Luscious Cosmetics, highly popular with South Asian consumers, has secured a space on Sephora’s store shelves after LVMH snapped up online platform Luxola, where the range has been in high demand in the last two years.
As more and more e-commerce platforms strive to get a piece of beauty sales, Indonesia's 'Sociolla' is the latest to secure funds to boost its tech infrastructure, introduce new features, and grow its team in Jakarta.
On October 21st, Cosmetics Design Asia will extend its coverage of the cosmetics and personal care industry on the Asia Pacific region with a Mandarin version that caters to the 800 million speakers around the globe with updates on the industry's...
Thailand's cosmetics, reported to have already gained popularity in Vietnam due to their high quality at low prices, will see more opportunity to expand in Southeast Asia, thanks to the formation of the ASEAN Economic Community at the end of the...
It's been a busy year of expansion for chemicals supplier, Clariant who now intends to acquire a part of Vivimed Labs personal care portfolio to strengthen its Industrial & Consumer Specialties (ICS) business unit in Asia.