Beiersdorf, Evonik and WWF extend commitment on sustainable palm oil in Indonesia

Beiersdorf, Evonik and WWF extend commitment on sustainable palm oil in Indonesia

German specialty chemicals firm Evonik, Beiersdorf’s supplier of palm (kernel) oil derivates, had also joined the commitment. Beiersdorf had been working with WWF since 2018 in the western Indonesian province Kapuas Hulu District where it had founded a smallholders’ association ‘Mitra Bersama’ to spearhead plans for RSPO certification. The latest four-year extended commitment between Beiersdorf, … Read more

Atelier Rebul aims to bring bespoke services to China when it expands offline

Co-CEO Nuket Filiba believes these two elements will be driving trends in the fragrance market, particularly in China. “This is a service we offer in our heritage store in Turkey. We’re planning to bring that to China as well because that heritage and craftsmanship is very much appreciated there,” ​she told CosmeticsDesign-Asia. Atelier Rebul traces … Read more

D2C ‘best strategy’ but firms must clear tricky hurdles

Indonesia boasts the largest population in the South East Asian region with over 268m people, making it also the fourth-largest population in the world. While the size of the market can be daunting, cross-border shipping has lowered the barriers to entry for cosmetics companies. “The best strategy to penetrate the huge Indonesia market is going … Read more

Indonesia’s Lune Skin tapping into potential for local niched fragrances

After a stint in fashion marketing for a digital direct-to-consumer brand, Lune Skin founder Andrea Moudy developed a line of colour cosmetic products. The brand’s star product was the Multi-Stick, multipurpose lipstick, blush and eyeshadow product. After launching in November 2018, Moudy told CosmeticsDesign-Asia​ that she was pleased with the progress of the brand. Between … Read more