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With the exception of Hong Kong, Organic Monitor reports that the Chinese market for naturals has declined, with markets such as India, Thailand and Singapore picking up momentum.
The color cosmetics market in Portugal is forecasted to see growth in upcoming years, despite a decreased spending capacity due to the difficult economy and increasing taxation.
With the plant, the company said every step in the processing of vanilla can now be performed locally on the East African island for the first time.
The Vietnamese cosmetic market is a emerging market with huge potential, according to Le Chau Giang, special adviser to the president of the ASEAN Cosmetic Association and senior director and head of regulatory and medical affairs at Johnson & Johnson Consumer Asia Pacific. Here, she engages in an exclusive Q&A on the Vietnamese cosmetics market with Cosmetics & Toiletries. Hear more of Giang's expertise at in-cosmetics Asia in Bangkok.
L'Oréal was granted a Chinese business license for Shanghai Episkin Biotechnology Ltd., the company it created to market the Asian version of its reconstructed skin model Episkin.
Bourjois complementary to Coty’s existing color cosmetics portfolio; addition seen as step toward bolstering positions in a number of Western European countries and strengthen its position overall in color cosmetics.
Mineral ingredients such as talc, kaolin and mica can provide tactile qualities and structure in a formula. Mica can also be a key ingredient in pigments that provide brilliant sparkle and pearlescence in color cosmetics, and BASF has a nearly 50 year history of innovation using mica as a key component in effect pigments.
According to Kline, natural product brand owners capitalizing on broader market trends, while function and efficacy are now as important as the ingredient source by many consumers. Non-GMO labeling trend that is now prevalent in food products is in the nascent stages in beauty but expected to grow stronger.
Trends include the return of oud, the enduring popularity of rose and a focus on leather notes in next year’s fragrance collections.
An inside look at the 2014 PinkReport, “Nailed: The Allure of Color.”