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  • Josephine Zhou

    Halal Cosmetics Market Rapid Growth Requires Further Regulatory Development

     6 Mar 2018  Market

    Halal cosmetics are a rapidly developing niche of the halal and mainstream market. The 100% natural ingredients commitment of halal products also attracts many non-Muslims. The increased popularity of these products requires...
  • Josephine Zhou

    [Conference Exclusive] 2017 China Cosmetic Market Data Analysis and Predictions

     6 Mar 2018  Market

    During Sep. 19th -22nd 2017, the China Association of Fragrance Flavor and Cosmetic Industries (CAFFCI) held its annual conference during which market, regulatory trends and forecasts were revealed. Cosmetic sale growth rate...
  • Giacomo Cirillo

    Current Trends in China's Male Cosmetics Market

     6 Mar 2018  Market

    Male Cosmetic is still an underdeveloped sector of China's cosmetic industry but there is huge room for future development. In this article we will talk about the characteristics of this market and provide a case study of...
  • Josephine Zhou

    Bright Prospects for International Cosmetic Enterprise in Vietnam

     6 Mar 2018  Market

    As an important emerging economy Vietnam is now being recognized as a destination offering great potential for investment. For the cosmetics industry one of the most enticing aspects of Vietnam's market is the significant growth...
  • Josephine Zhou

    Shanghai Measures to Reinforce Cosmetic Entrusted Manufacturing Quality Control

     4 Dec 2017  Regulation

    Shanghai released measures to manage the action of entrusted manufacturing of cosmetics. Foreign or domestic enterprises who entrust local manufacturers to produce cosmetics should ensure safety, quality and responsible...
  • Eliza Li

    Best Practice for Exporting Non-Special Cosmetics to China

     1 Nov 2017  Regulation

    This article offers an overview on the new cosmetic importation system operating in Shanghai China dubbed the "Pudong Trial". The article offers readers an overview of critical issues pertaining to the pilot program. Furthermore...
  • Danni Chen

    An Overview of Sunscreen Regulatory Requirements in China

     26 Sep 2017  Regulation

    CFDA published a new regulation for the labelling of SPF and PFA on sun protection products in June 2016; post-market inspection on sunscreen products grows stricter. The first major update to the regulation is that the SPF value...
  • Angus Zheng

    Detailing Korean functional cosmetic registration

     14 Aug 2017  Regulation

    Before May 30th 2017 functional cosmetics in Korea only referred to whitening products, anti-wrinkle products and sunscreen products. However, afterwards, MFDS expanded the scope of functional cosmetics and newly designated 5...
  • Giacomo Cirillo

    Overview on Regulations on Animal testing for Cosmetics

     10 Aug 2017  Regulation

    In this article we will talk about animal testing for cosmetic products in general, its legal status in various countries and how can companies with a "cruelty free" profile export their products to China avoiding this practice. ...
  • Josephine Zhou

    Detailing Standards of Cosmetic Packaging in China

     25 Jul 2017  Regulation

    Stakeholders who plan to export cosmetics to China should pay more attention to cosmetic packaging and learn Chinese regulations. China issued one "Requirements of packaging appearance for cosmetic products" and one "Requirements...

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