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Beauty industry trends to look out for in 2018

Beauty Trends 2018

Beauty industry trends to look out for in 2018

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team has compiled a list of the top trends to look out for in each of the three regions we cover - Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific. Be sure to watch this video so you can clue into what to expect in 2018 and stay one step ahead...

Mintel: ‘Europe needs to step up on anti-pollution’

Mintel: ‘Europe needs to step up on anti-pollution’

By Lucy Whitehouse

While the Asia Pacific region has been out in front from the start of the anti-pollution trend, market analysts suggest Europe is still missing out on the potential it offers in a significant way.

Unilever will acquire Carver Korea

Unilever will acquire Carver Korea

By Deanna Utroske

The consumer goods company announced the pending deal this week, giving a clear indication that Unilever is  still shifting its brand portfolio more heavily toward personal care and beauty.

Natural and Organic acquisitions in Asia

Key green acquisitions

By Natasha Spencer

Following Unilever’s purchase of Seventh Generation, which marks the latest in a series of green acquisitions, we take a look at the latest mergers and acquisitions in Asia-Pacific and why there are far fewer than in the US and Europe.

What’s the state of anti-pollution skin care? Part II

What’s the state of anti-pollution skin care? Part II

By Lucy Whitehouse

Anti-pollution is a key rising trend: in this three part mini-series, Cosmetics Design sits down with formulation expert Gabrielle Sore, scientific communication director for skin care at L’Oréal, to find out more. Here, we take a look at the regional...

Shiseido's global innovation plan

Shiseido's global innovation plan

By Lucy Whitehouse

Shiseido, Japan-headquartered beauty giant, has announced that its strategy for innovation going forward will be structured around a ‘hub-and-spoke’ system, as it turns towards fully global R&D.

Take a look around in-cosmetics Asia 2015...

Take a look around in-cosmetics Asia 2015...

By Michelle Yeomans

The in-cosmetics Asia event was launched eight years ago, and here CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com reviews the event at the BITEC in Bangkok in this gallery. Take a look...

Unilever teams up with the University of Cambridge

Unilever teams up with the University of Cambridge

By Lucy Whitehouse

Global consumer goods manufacturer Unilever has partnered up with the University of Cambridge to further the university’s Sustainability Leadership programme (CPSL) with the recent launch of its first seminar in Asia.

Japanese men investing in anti-ageing products

Japanese men investing in anti-ageing products

By Michelle Yeomans

With Chinese, Japanese and Korean males indicated to be the most active consumers of grooming products, preferences have long grown from aftershave and shaving foam staples and innovation in skin care is booming to cater to this demand.

Mintel: Asian luxury packaging innovations

Mintel: Asian luxury packaging innovations

By Chris BARKER

Despite the growth of mass-market Asia products, innovations in luxury packaging from this region are often overlooked. In recent years, high-end glass products from Asian companies, particularly those in Korea, are showing increased competitiveness with...

L’Oreal appoints new India MD

L’Oreal appoints new India MD

By Chris BARKER

Cosmetics giant L’Oreal has announced that Jean-Christophe Letellier has been appointed as managing director of its India operations.

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