• NPMA to Retain 12 Administrative Certifications Related to Cosmetics

      Official Release   20 Sep 2019   Angelita Hu

    NMPA recently reformed the administrative certification framework for several sectors. After this reform 12 certifications with relevance to administration of special use cosmetics, new cosmetic ingredients and production licensing etc. have been retained which will...
  • Natural and Organic Cosmetics in China: The Problems Behind the Hype

      ChemLinked Exclusive   20 Sep 2019   Ye Chen

    “Natural”, “organic” “clean label” “sustainably sourced” etc. are new drivers of consumer purchasing preference in China’s cosmetics sector. Cosmetic enterprises are increasingly incorporating some or all of these elements during new product development, marketing...
  • Animal Testing for Imported Cosmetics - What's New This Year?

      Industry News   20 Sep 2019   Ker Zheng

    Entrenched interest groups are impeding the prohibition of animal testing in China. Development of new market entry channels such as CBEC, development of scientific models as alternative to animal testing and reform of China’s regulatory framework are all recent and...
  • Trends Hub: 1k+ New Products Hit Taobao Maker Festival 2019

      ChemLinked Exclusive   19 Sep 2019   Shine Hu

    Lancôme is showcasing its second generation of Advanced Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate in this year’s Taobao Maker Festival.  
  • Lessons in Cosmetic Innovation from China’s International Beauty Expo (CIBE)

      Industry News   18 Sep 2019   Ye Chen

    Plant ingredients are increasingly popular and growth in this area is occurring in tandem with an overall increased demand for natural cosmetics.  According to Regulation concerning Supervision and Administration over Cosmetics (Draft for Second Public Consultation),it...
  • China Implements New Testing Regulations for Cosmetic Registration and Filing

      Official Release   18 Sep 2019   Winnie Xu

    The original designated testing institution system for cosmetic registration and filing has been canceled. Cosmetic testing institutions which meet the specified qualification requirements and have submitted required information via the online testing information system...