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North Korea opens cosmetic factory to media for first time

The Pyongyang Cosmetics Factory manufactures the beauty brand Unhasu, which North Korean scientists say is running ...

Walgreens Boots Alliance engages Chinese customers with Tmall deal

The beauty giant has announced it will launch a Boots flagship store on Alibaba Group e-commerce site Tmall

Feelunique inks deal with China’s largest e-tailer Secoo

The European beauty e-tailer has secured a deal with China’s Secoo and announced the launch of a distribution hub in ...

4 reasons why hair care is making a comeback in 2018

Social media friendly skin care brands have claimed the spotlight in recent months, but hair care innovations are ...

L’Occitane gains access to’s 300 million customers through new retail deal

The debut of the brand’s nature-inspired products is said to coincide with increasing category interest among Chinese ...

How will latest China-Trump tariff wars hit beauty?

US personal care products targeted by Chinese duties in retaliation to latest Trump tariffs on China exports

K-beauty to A-beauty: Cosmetics Business reveals top 5 beauty hotspots in new Trend Report

Korean beauty has opened the gates to a new trend for beauty destinations. But just how influential could this movement ...

Shiseido sends personal care aid and funds to survivors of Japan earthquake

The beauty company is donating goods to those affected by the 6.7 magnitude quake on the island of Hokkaido

MkII reveals ambitious growth plans for Malaysian market

The Australian brand is entering Malaysia and plans to become a leading international brand within three years

The scent of love: 5 ways romance and body odour is shaping fragrance

From beauty brands to dating websites and beyond, more consumer-facing companies are exploring fragrance creation as ...

Pure Beauty Global Awards 2018 winners revealed!

Which beauty brands scooped prizes at the inaugural Pure Beauty Global Awards 2018?

Skin care analysis: Why catering for 'Asian skin' is limiting

Skin scientist and clinician Steventon argues that it is limiting to view Asian skin care and indeed Asian consumers’ ...

Jack Ma to step down from Alibaba in one year

The billionaire business magnate was formerly an English teacher and will 'return to education'

Turkey imposes 30% taxes on US beauty imports

The duties have been imposed in response to so-called "deliberate attacks by the US Government against the Turkish ...