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Sep 21, 2012 | 10:55 AM CDT

Considering Asia’s Beauty Markets

By: PCHi

PCHi 2013 participants Cosmetic Valley, Gattefossé and Northstar Lipids discuss business opportunities and challenges in Asia, and share their outlook on the market; each Asian market has specific needs, and custom changes must be applied to address each challenge.

Aug 28, 2012 | 11:18 AM CDT

Skin Care Market Radiant for Foreseeable Future

By: Nicole Tyrimou, Euromonitor International

The Asia-Pacific region has been pivotal in setting trends in skin care, leading to a skin care market forecast to reach $113 billion in absolute terms by 2016.

Aug 07, 2012 | 09:52 AM CDT

Sustainable Development Helps Fuel Beauty in Latin America

More initiatives from the private sector in the area have helped push sustainability in cosmetics in the region, according to Organic Monitor.

Aug 06, 2012 | 10:16 AM CDT

L’Occitane Aims to Clarify Stance on Animal Testing

Because of recent media coverage about L’Occitane's product availability in China and that country's animal testing requirements, the company is looking to clarify its position on the topic.

Aug 02, 2012 | 09:44 AM CDT

Mintel Looks at Primary Drivers for Chinese Hair Care Consumers

Purchases driven by performance, followed by brand and function; products have shifted emphasis from treating hair appearance and condition to scalp health.

Aug 01, 2012 | 04:17 PM CDT

Baby Care Shows Dynamism in Face of Aging Demographics, Slowing Economies

By: Rob Walker, Euromonitor International

Baby and child-specific products outperformed all beauty and personal care categories in 2011, generating global retail growth of 7% at fixed US dollar prices. And despite the dual challenge of aging demographics and acute economic instability, the category’s global growth prospects to 2016 look promising. Euromonitor International assesses the main category battlegrounds and identifies where brands ought to be strengthening their positions going forward.

Jul 30, 2012 | 12:45 PM CDT

Organic Monitor Launches Summit in Latin America, Brings Event Back to Asia

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit first Brazilian event focuses on biodiversity and ethical sourcing, sustainable ingredients and marketing best-practices; Hong Kong event to explore sustainable packaging and alternatives to animal testing methods, among other topics.

Jul 27, 2012 | 09:33 AM CDT

L’Occitane to Acquire Majority Stake in Erborian

The acquisition of the Korean skin care brand is a first step into developing a larger presence in the Asian market for L’Occitane.

Jul 25, 2012 | 04:29 PM CDT

Professional Skin Care Market Up

Continued weak consumer spending confidence and the increased use of at-home beauty devices and treatments paint a murkier picture of the category's future, however.

Jul 09, 2012 | 04:41 PM CDT

The Parallel Worlds of Hair Care

By: Rob Walker, Euromonitor International

Developed and emerging markets are currently consuming hair care products in two very diverse, distinct ways—one trading down and the other trading up.