In-Cosmetics Asia Returns to Bangkok to Showcase Market Trends and Ingredient Innovations

Registration is now open for In-cosmetics Asia, the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region’s premier event for personal care ingredients.

More than 400 exhibitors are expected to join the lineup, with over 9,000 attendees expected at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Center (BITEC) from November 1-3.

Represent the epicenter of innovation

Widely recognized for its booming personal care and cosmetics market, the APAC region remains the largest in the beauty and personal care sector, accounting for 36% of the global market. It has long been the epicenter of innovation, at the forefront of some of the world’s biggest beauty trends with its innovative approach to new products and ingredients. By helping to put this innovation in the spotlight, In-cosmetics Asia will provide a platform to connect the regional and global personal care community to a wealth of comprehensive and profitable business and networking opportunities.

Among the new exhibitors heading to Bangkok in November will be Singapore-based Sequential Skin, a biotech start-up and creators of the world’s first home microbiome skin test. Skin testing kits use gene sequencing technology to assess overall skin health, taking into account a person’s genetic predisposition and current skin microbiome.

Technology will also be featured on the Cellicon Lab stand. The Korean bio-enterprise company specializes in dermal delivery technology for topical therapeutic products. Its breakthrough peptide technology, PermeaCell, is designed to penetrate the stratum corneum (SC) by cell-to-cell transmission and the epidermis by cell-to-cell transmission.

Hailing from Malaysia, Sime Darby Oils Nutrition – the world’s largest producer of certified sustainable palm oil – will be on hand to offer an insight into sustainable practices in the palm oil sector and its approach to oil production. palm oil, which is in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). Meanwhile, Thai Flavor and Fragrance (TFF) of Thailand will showcase its extensive portfolio of personal care and fine fragrances; and India’s AVT Natural, a leading manufacturer of herbal extracts and natural ingredient solutions, will show how brands can meet demands for cleaner alternatives in cosmetics and personal care products. .

Hot New Ingredients

With the array of new companies joining the lineup, the show’s popular Innovation Zone will once again provide invaluable insight into some of the most innovative new ingredients and formulations on the market. Sponsored by Mibelle Biochemistry, the Innovation Zone will include areas dedicated to active and functional ingredients, showcasing ingredients from Croda, Ichimaru Pharcos and Chemyunion and more, while further facilitating sourcing opportunities for attendees.

In addition, the focus this year on dedicated product displays will be on three developing sectors: perfume, healthy skin and make-up. Attendees can experience a wide range of formulated ingredients related to these popular product categories, with exhibitors such as Cargill, Givaudan and DSM confirmed to provide attendees with a hands-on, live sensory experience.

Educational Opportunities

With thousands of personal care professionals including R&D specialists, formulators, chemists, marketers and independent brand owners, the 13th edition of In-cosmetics Asia will also provide unparalleled educational opportunities.

The comprehensive Marketing Trends and Regulations program will set industry trends for professionals throughout the new product development process. Confirmed topics include ageless beauty and the evolution of anti-aging into embracing aging by S&J International Enterprises; Conquering Beauty E-commerce: Innovation and Reinvention by Azarine Cosmetic; Disrupting the Beauty Landscape – The Role of Gen Z and Millennials by Flying Fish Lab; and Beauty from Within: Nootropics and Nutricosmetics by Global Data.

Attendees can also hear directly from ingredient suppliers in a series of technical seminars that will inspire new product formulations. Brands confirmed to speak at this year’s program include Bloomage Biotechnology, Clariant, Kumar Organic Products, Lipoid Kosmetik, LipoTrue and Mibelle Biochemistry.

The popular Formulation Lab will also be back, providing formulators and R&D specialists with invaluable opportunities to learn about new ingredients and formulation techniques. Registration for this year’s daily live interactive training sessions will soon be open for current and emerging formulators, delivered by vendors including Gattefossé, Nikko Chemicals and Hallstar Beauty.

New for 2022, the lab will also host an exclusive masterclass led by in-cosmetics Asia’s new technical advisor, Dr. Oliver Hofmann. The session will focus on solid cosmetics and waterless formulations as Oliver explores the issues faced by formulators as brands seek to phase out plastics and meet growing demands for ‘waterless’ or ‘solid’ cosmetics. . Attendees will also have the chance to see these new techniques in action when Oliver formulates a solid sugar scrub in which the exfoliant is suspended in a mixture of oils and waxes.

Attendees who pre-register for this year’s event will receive an exclusive 21-page industry report from In-cosmetics Asia. With insights from The Kline Group and Gentleman Marketing Agency as well as references to research from McKinsey and Company, Euromonitor and more, “The Changing Face of the APAC Cosmetics Industry” report explores the impact of the pandemic on the cosmetics market. personal care and cosmetics APAC. He explains how the pandemic has boosted local growth, sectors celebrating a resurgence in popularity, and the next chapter in product trends. Register today to receive a free copy.

Donovan B. Sanford