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Color Cosmetics Data in April
May 26, 2020
April 2020, Color cosmetics market data: - Sales of color cosmetics decreased while sales of travel-sized and body makeup increased. - The market performance of male makeup products decreased, while sales of male foundations saw a sharp increase. - New domestic makeup brands, including Perfect Diary and Florasis performed well. - Young people are still the main consumers of color cosmetics.
Learn from HEYTEA: Leveraging the Power of Crossover Co-branding
May 26, 2020
HEYTEA has made cosmetics a key target to roll out crossover products.
Latest Trends in China’s Facial Mask Market
May 25, 2020
Despite the negative impact of COVID-19 on China’s cosmetics industry, the facial mask segment performed better than expected.
Vietnam E-commerce Market Chasing 35 Billion USD Valuation by 2025
May 22, 2020
On May 15, 2020, Vietnam Deputy Prime Minister signed the Decision No.645, approving Vietnam’s E-commerce Development Master Plan for the 2021 – 2025 period...
Will China Abolish Consumption Tax on Cosmetics?
May 22, 2020
It is reported that Jing Zhu, a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), has proposed the abolition of cosmetic consumption tax in a proposal submitted for China’s annual Two Sessions meeting which has started from May 21.
Japan Issues Temporary Policy to Speed up the Review Process of Disinfectants
May 21, 2020
Given the increasing applications for approval of disinfectants, MHLW introduced interim guidance on April 24 to accelerate the approval procedures of these newly-designated quasi-drugs...
South Korea Drafts Regulation on the Examination of Designation and Changes of Cosmetics Ingredient Standards
May 18, 2020
South Korean MFDS unveiled a draft of “Regulation on the Examination of Designation and Changes of Cosmetics Ingredients Using Standards." This draft specifies the scope of restricted ingredients, required application dossiers, application procedure, results notification, etc.
South Korean Vegan Cosmetics: Market Opportunities and Legal Provisions
May 18, 2020
The number of vegetarians/vegans in South Korea is over 1.5 million. Market potential is tremendous. South Korean brands launched new vegan cosmetic products in 2020. "Vegan Certification" from both foreign and domestic agencies are acceptable.
Influencer Marketing in South Korea – Trends and Best Practices
May 15, 2020
Influencer marketing is becoming an important part of South Korea digital marketing. Korean consumers are learning from popular influencers Micro influencers have more engagements. Industries of distribution, e-commerce, department stores, online shopping or TV shopping malls adopt influencer marketing more frequently. Naver’s View, Daum’s Brunch and Instagram are the popular platforms in South Korea.
Australia Solicits Public Feedback on the Restrictions of Isothiazolinones
May 13, 2020
In April 2020, Australia’s Department of Health kicked off a consultation on ten proposed amendments to the existing Poisons Standard, two of which are relevant to the cosmetic sector...
A Collection of Global Hand Sanitizer Regulations for Cosmetics Companies
Malaysia NPRA Clarifies Regulatory Requirements for Hand Sanitizers
South Korea Implements Amended Cosmetic Safety Standard
China Clarifies Cosmetics Categories Subject to Microbeads Ban
ISDIN: A Rising Spanish Star in China’s Sunscreen Market
Monthly Digest Feature
ChemLinked rounded up the latest market and regulatory news in China’s cosmetic sector. Here is a collection of Monthly Digest.
Road to Ban Plastic Microbeads in the Asia Pacific Region
In a time of increasingly strong international concerns over environmental protection, there is a growing awareness that plastic microbeads are the main threats to the environment. Countries around the world are seeking to ban microbeads. Below are major advancements in the Asia-Pacific regions.
Ready to Roll? South Korean Custom Cosmetics Regulation Came into Force on Mar. 14, 2020
South Korean custom cosmetics regulation came into force on Mar. 14, 2020. The regulation details the custom cosmetics' definition, categories, requirements for business operators, contents of custom cosmetics compounding manager test, etc.
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